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“I Knew I Wasn’t Right” – Orla Finn On Recovery From Concussion

Orla Finn Cork

Back in 2016, the LGFA Central Council voted to adopt the GAA Concussion Guidelines with agreed amendments for female players. The information document highlights that injury must be taken seriously “to protect the long-term welfare of the player.” It states that some symptoms develop immediately while other symptoms may make themselves known gradually over time. The latter was the case …

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McHugh: Paddy McBrearty Is “Flying” Since Return From Injury

Patrick McBrearty Donegal

Ryan McHugh has provided a positive update on the form of Paddy McBrearty since the return of the forward to the Donegal panel following a lengthy injury. The 25-year-old sustained a cruciate injury during last year’s Ulster Football Championship final against Fermanagh but returned to action for his club, Kilcar, last month, kicking four points against Glenswilly. McHugh maintains that …

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Pundit Arena Predicts The 2019 Football Championship

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Last week’s games in the Connacht Championship signalled the start of another summer of Gaelic Football action and given what’s at stake this year, it’s all set up to be one of the most exciting in recent years. Dublin have a chance to clinch that elusive five in a row but there are plenty of teams gunning to be their …

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Sharpshooter Paddy McBrearty Closing In On Donegal Return

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Donegal star, Paddy McBrearty, has returned to full training, but will not be risked until the beginning of the Ulster Championship, according to his teammate, Stephen McMenamin. The 25-year-old hasn’t featured since their Ulster final clash with Fermanagh last year during which he suffered an ACL injury that ruled him out for the rest of the season. His absence had …

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Gallagher Hails Stephen Rochford’s Fresh Ideas For Donegal

Eoghan Bán Gallagher Stephen Rochford Donegal

Donegal defender, Eoghan Bán Gallagher, has praised the attacking approach that Stephen Rochford has brought to Donegal from his time with Mayo and Corofin. Rochford stepped down as manager of Mayo at the end of last season after three years in charge and was appointed to Declan Bonner’s coaching staff in October, replacing the outgoing Karl Lacey. Speaking at the …

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Jim McGuinness Appointed Manager Of United Soccer League Side

Former All Ireland winning manager, Jim McGuinness, has been appointed as the manager of Charlotte Independence in North Carolina. The 46-year-old has been making huge strides in the soccer world since he left the role of Donegal boss in 2014 and this move marks his first role as a professional manager. He was brought on board as a consultant with …

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Reports: Ex Mayo Boss Rochford To Join Donegal Backroom Team

Former Mayo manager, Stephen Rochford looks set to join Declan Bonner’s backroom team in Donegal for the 2019 season, according to reports. When asked about the possibility last week, Bonner dismissed the rumours as “bunkum” but it looks as though the Donegal manager has performed a U-turn. Rochford would be a replacement for former Donegal star, Karl Lacey who left …

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Dublin Dominate Pundit Arena Football Team Of The Year

Another football season has come to a close and while many would have predicted the outcome, the championship provided us with some outstanding performers, all of whom are named in the PA Football Team of the Year. 1. Rory Beggan (Monaghan) Rory Beggan had a fantastic season for Monaghan and was a key part of the reason why they got …

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Tyrone Push Past Donegal To Set Up Semi-Final Date With Monaghan

Donegal 1-14 Tyrone 2-17 Tyrone have put past demons behind them to record their first victory in Ballbofey since 1973 with the result meaning they move on to the All Ireland semi-final to face Monaghan. Donegal were in the driving seat until the 61st minute when a goal from Harry Loughran levelled the game and allowed Tyrone to firmly take control. …

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Preview: Who Will Advance In Final Round Of Super 8s Clashes?

Ulster GAA Senior Football Championship Final, Clones, Monaghan 17/7/2016 Tyrone vs Donegal Tyrone's Kieran McGeary scores the winner watched by Eoghan Ban Gallagher of Donegal Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Lorraine O'Sullivan

It’s the final weekend of Super 8 games with four teams still vying for the remaining two semi-final places. We preview all the action ahead of a bumper weekend of games. Kerry v Kildare Kildare are already of out contention following their two losses to Galway and Monaghan but they could still have a major say in the outcome of the …

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RTE To Provide Live Coverage Of All Three GAA Matches On Sunday

RTE had confirmed that they will show the All Ireland semi-final replay as well as two Super 8 matches on Sunday, across three different channels. At 2pm Galway and Clare go head-to-head once again for a chance to play Limerick in the All Ireland final, following their draw on Saturday. Scheduled for 3.30pm is the meeting of Dublin and Roscommon in the …

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Super 8 Power Rankings: Ulster Teams Climb The Ladder

After another busy weekend in the Super 8s, two teams are through to the semi-finals, two teams are out of contention while the rest are battling it out for the final spots. It’s all reflected in this week’s power rankings. 1 Dublin The All Ireland champions retain their top spot this week after they came away from Omagh with a …

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