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Quiz: Name The 2017 Gaelic Football All-Star Team

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Dublin cemented their status as the team of the decade in 2017 with their fifth All-Ireland title of the decade having completed three-in-a-row in Croke Park.  Mayo proved to be their final victims once again losing the decider by a single point following a late rally from the Dubs in the final 10 minutes. However, the westerners deserve huge credit …

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Selecting Gaelic Football’s Greatest Midfielder – Round Two

In round two of our public vote to find out Gaelic football’s greatest midfielder, we’ve got an icon of the game, the son of a legend, a so-called weaker county midfielder and a Footballer of the Year who divides opinion.  As stated before, we’ve narrowed our selection down to 25 midfielders who won All-Star awards in the position dating back …

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Selecting Gaelic Football’s Greatest Midfielder – Round One

Over the course of this week, we will be running a series asking you, the reader, to pick the best midfielder in Gaelic football history. We’ve thought long and hard about this one. Choosing who is the best can be a tough task with opinions varying from generation to generation while many will feel that their county’s greatest centrefield star …

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Quiz: Can You Name The 2016 Gaelic Football All-Star Team?

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Nothing sums up Mayo’s disastrous luck in All-Ireland finals like the 2016 decider against Dublin.  Before then, an own-goal had never been scored in an All-Ireland final, however, come half-time in the 2016 drawn decider, Mayo had scored two! Of course, Cillian O’Connor salvaged a draw for the westerners with the last kick of the ball but they did go …

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Quiz: Name The 2015 Gaelic Football All-Star Team

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The 2015 Gaelic football season will be remembered for being the beginning of a dynasty. Following their shock All-Ireland semi-final defeat the previous season, Dublin came back renewed and reinvented, never again to be caught out in such circumstances by an underdog team. At the time of writing, Dublin have not been beaten in Championship football since. The All-Ireland final …

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Quiz: Can You Name The 2014 Gaelic Football All-Star Team?

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Like much of the previous decade, 2014 is most memorable for an event involving the Dublin footballers.  Only, unlike most other memories, it does not involve them winning as 2014 was the last time that the current five-in-a-row champions lost in championship football. The Dubs fell to a shock defeat in the All-Ireland semi-final against a rampant Donegal side who …

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Quiz: Name The 2013 Gaelic Football All-Star Team

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The year 2013 will go down in history as the first of Jim Gavin’s six successful All-Ireland runs with the Dublin senior football team. There was plenty more history made in 2013, however, as Monaghan reigned in Ulster for the first time since 1988. Elsewhere, Kerry regained the Munster title with the first of what is currently seven consecutive provincial …

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Quiz: Name The 2012 Gaelic Football All-Star Team

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The year 2012 can be summed up in three words; ‘Jimmy’s Winning Matches’. The arrival of Jim McGuinness as Donegal manager a year prior went on to cause shockwaves around the country due to a style of play that was criticised from pillar to post as a blight on the great game of Gaelic football. It did, however, help Donegal …

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Four Gaelic Football Greats Unlucky Not To Win An All-Ireland

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Winning an All-Ireland senior football championship medal is seen as the pinnacle of one’s Gaelic football career. Year in, year out, players strive to get the best out of their careers living in the hope that one day they will be lucky enough to climb the steps of the Hogan Stand. However, for every Colm Cooper, there is a Ciaran …

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Former Dublin Hurler In Hospital After Contracting Covid-19

Mick Carton is in hospital after contracting Covid-19 and he has been sharing his experience of the virus. The former Dublin hurler has warned of the symptoms to look out for. The O’Tooles’ club man detailed how he entered self-isolation after experiencing flu-like symptoms, which were later confirmed to be the Coronavirus. He urged people self-isolating at home to keep …

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Dublin’s Jack McCaffrey Posts Important Message On Covid-19

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Dublin football star Jack McCaffrey has posted an important message on social media in light of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak in Ireland.  The 26-year-old, who has four All-Stars to his name, is a doctor in St Luke’s Hospital in Kilkenny and in the video, he pleads with the Irish people to continue to avoid public gatherings and maintain high standards …

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Quiz: Name The Mayo Team That Lost The 2017 All-Ireland Final

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Dublin and Mayo face off once again this weekend when the pair clash in round two of the Allianz Football League in Elverys MacHale Park, Castlebar. Clashes between the two heavyweight counties have come to define the modern era of Gaelic football in many ways. Dublin have dominated the game since ending their 16-year long famine in 2011, however, much …

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Christie Revels In DCU’s Win But Already Has Sights On Next Year

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DCU went into the Electric Ireland HE Sigerson Cup final as overwhelming favourites to beat an IT Carlow outfit appearing in the college’s first-ever final. The Carlow men had to fight tooth and nail to qualify for Wednesday’s final, knocking out 2019 champions UCC before a last-minute goal in the semi-final saw them over the line against Letterkenny IT. DCU, …

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Evan Comerford Steps Out Of The Shadows To Fire DCU To Glory

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DCU collected their fifth Electric Ireland HE Sigerson Cup crown on Wednesday night after shaking off a dogged IT Carlow to win by seven points (0-14 to 0-7) in Glasnevin. The Dublin college entered the game as heavy favourites given the manner with which they hammered both Queens University Belfast and UCD en route to Wednesday night’s final. The Carlow …

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QUIZ: Name The Teams From The 2017 Allianz Football League Final

Dublin and Kerry renew their rivalry this evening in the opening round of the 2020 Allianz Football League.  Stretching back to the 1940s, clashes between these two great footballing counties have been well documented. While Kerry have lifted eight more All-Irelands and seven extra Allianz League titles, Dublin are quickly catching up having lifted seven and five in each respectively …

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