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Five Teams In Bad Need Of A Win In This Weekend’s League Action

This weekend sees the final round of fixtures in the group stage of the National Football League as well as the quarter-finals of the National Hurling League. With some of the promotion spots already taken, there are still some big games this weekend. Here, are five teams that could do with a pre-Championship boost and get a win on Sunday. …

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National Football League: All The Final Day Permutations

Allianz Football League Division 1, Kingspan Breffni Park, Co. Cavan 26/3/2017 Cavan vs Kerry Kerry’s Barry John Keane celebrates scoring a late point Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

The 2017 National Football League will go down as one of the best in years. As we look ahead to the final weekend of action only Division 4 is settled at this juncture. Furthermore, in the other three divisions, only four teams are sure as to what division they will be playing in next season. In order to save you the …

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Twitter Reacts To The 2017 GAA Championship Draw

The draw for the 2017 GAA inter-county Championships took place live on RTÉ last night, to much fanfare. The draw gave us some sizzling prospects to look forward to in the early rounds of the Championship in both codes. As the draw unfolded, GAA fans took to Twitter to express their feelings about each draw. ______ Football The Dubs will …

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GAA: Four Things We Learned Over The Weekend

So as the dust settles after an action packed weekend in both the Football and Hurling championships, let’s take a look back at four things we learned from the weekend as we ease into the ummer months. 1) Waterford Can’t be Underestimated Waterford booked a place in the Munster Final on Sunday with a comprehensive victory over rivals Clare in …

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Watch: Is There A Future In The Provincial Football Championships?

Dublin Laois Leinster football

This weekend saw a serious case to be made in favour of a restructured Senior Football Championship, as Dublin blew Laois away while Monaghan accounted for Down. The two games provided a combined 30 point winning margin. Is there a future for the Leinster Senior Football Championship, where Dublin are operating on a different level to the competition? The fact …

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Twitter Fawns Over Impressive Monaghan Display As Down Destroyed

Ulster GAA Football Senior Championship Quarter-Final, Clones, Monaghan 5/6/2016 Monaghan vs Down Kieran Hughes of Monaghan with Joe Murphy of Down Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Presseye/Andrew Paton

Monaghan blew Down away this afternoon in the Ulster Senior Football Championship. Conor McManus was tormentor in chief as an impressive Monaghan side embarked on their title defence. The reigning Ulster champions operated on a different level to their opponents in Clones, and sent out a message to the rest of the country with a 2-22 to 0-09 win. Twitter reacted to …

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Will This Weekend Kick The Championship Into Life?

GAA people are crying out for a classic. It has been too long since everybody sat back in awe of two teams producing a high-quality contest. Everyone hoped Cork and Tipp would provide this. It didn’t happen. Now it’s the turn of Clare and Waterford. Obviously Clare and Waterford are not the only two teams playing this weekend. We get …

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Allianz Football League Round Two Predictions: Divisions 1 and 2

COUNTY LAOIS, IRELAND - FEBRUARY 06: Action during The Allianz GAA National Football League match between Laois (blue) and Meath (green/yellow) at O'Moore Park on February 06, 2011 in Portlaoise, Ireland (Photo by Alan Crowhurst/ Getty Images)

Competitive football’s return last weekend saw the Dubs defeat the Kingdom once again in a rematch of 2015’s All-Ireland final and three all-Ulster clashes as a few early markers were set down in the top two divisions. Here are predictions for this weekend’s second round of fixtures in Divisions 1 and 2. _____ Division 1 Saturday, February 6 Mayo vs Dublin, …

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Down Appoint Eamonn Burns As Senior Football Manager

Kilkenny gaelic football

Eamon Burns has been appointed the Down Senior Football manager, it was confirmed last night. Burns was central to the Mourne County’s All-Ireland triumphs in 1991 and 1994. He scored two points from play at midfield in the 1991 decider as Down defeated Meath 1-16 to 1-14, on a day when they ended a 23 year drought and brought Sam Maguire …

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GAA: Top Five Footballers From The Weekend’s Action

Croke Park wexford

If the entire Football Championship is as good as this weekend’s action, we’re in for a good one. From last minute equalisers, to Leaving Cert goals scorers, to controversial black cards and excellent point taking, it had it all. John Ivory ranks the Top 5 players from the footballing action.   5. Benny Coulter – Down Benny Coulter only got …

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