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3 Things Donegal Will Take From The Jim McGuinness Reign

As we bade farewell to the All Ireland football championship of 2014, we also said adios to one of the most influential managers the game has ever seen, writes Ashling Dalton. Jim McGuinness’ Olympic cycle reign has been proven a success, with Donegal winning their second ever title in 2012 being his biggest achievement. So while Jimmy won’t be winning …

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MUST WATCH: Finn Harps 1974 – Reeling In The Years

Finn Harps celebrate their 60th anniversary this year and have released a fantastic video to commemorate the achievement. 2014 is a year of anniversaries for Finn Harps football club. 1954 was the year the club was founded, 60 years ago. Then a junior league club, Harps gained admission to the League of Ireland in 1969. 2004 saw the club lift their …

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Kerry Vs Donegal: All-Ireland Football Final Preview

John Ivory previews Sunday’s All-Ireland final, with Kerry hoping to claim their 37th title and Donegal aiming to win their second in three years. This Sunday in Dublin, many things will be the same as every other third Sunday in September, however this Sunday the population of the capital will increase by just over 80,000 people, all with one thing …

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All-Ireland Final: Donegal Vs Kerry – 3 Talking Points

As the All-Ireland Senior Football final between Donegal and Kerry draws ever closer, Ashling Dalton discusses three of the main talking points in the lead up to Sunday’s final.  So this week it’s all about the All-Ireland Football final between kingpins Kerry and Ulster champions Donegal. Both teams have definitely earned their place in the final, having beat Mayo and Dublin respectively; the teams everyone …

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Avondale United v Finn Harps Match Preview

Finn Harps make the longest trip of the weekend cup pairings, with over 400 km separating the two sides heading into their crunch Ford FAI Cup Quarter Final game in Avondale Park, Cork on Sunday afternoon. Harps are believed to be travelling on Saturday afternoon to prepare for the tie, which has a 2pm kick-off time, and they’ve been dealt …

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Cill Chártha Win Comórtas Peile For The 6th Time

Donegal side Cill Chártha were yesterday crowned Comórtas Peile na Gaeltachta champions for the sixth time beating Galway side Cumann Mícheál Breathnach 3-14 to 0-13 in Moycullen. The victory for Cill Chártha makes it eight titles from the last nine for Donegal sides. Donegal star Ryan McCugh played a major role in the tournament being crowned Man of the Match …

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Top 5 Players From The Weekend’s GAA Action

The Championship is now in full swing, and this weekend featured Ulster Football and Munster Hurling, along with Leinster Qualifying games and Connaught football. John Ivory ranks the top performers from the weekend. Tied 5th Patrick Horgan – Cork Horgan is for Cork what Pauric O’Mahony is for Waterford. He had unnerving accuracy from placed balls and kept the Rebels …

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Nine Talking Points Ahead Of 2014 Football Championship

Sean Cremin is here to dissect the key talking points ahead of the 2014 All Ireland Senior Football Championship’s commencement  Defensive systems to return? Blanket defences were at the height of fashion until last season. Armagh and Tyrone introduced the tactic before the likes of Dublin and Donegal brought the defensive system to a new level. Coaches copied and followed …

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Mark McHugh, Dublin, Ken McGrath and other G.A.A Talking Points – 2nd of May

Mark McHugh and others leave the Donegal panel The news was reported on Wednesday evening and then confirmed that former All-Star and All-Ireland medallist Mark McHugh has left the Donegal football panel along with four other players. The news arrives only three weeks before Donegal’s championship bout against, National League Division 1 finalists, Derry. The other players to leave the …

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