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“Maybe Kerry Would Like To Inflict That On Somebody Else”

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They’ve tried their best to steer clear of any drive-for-five chat but Dublin will be hard-pressed to ignore the hype now that they are just one game away from etching their names into the annals of GAA history.  Only five teams, across both codes, have attempted to achieve the five-in-a-row. The first came in 1919 when the Wexford footballers attempted …

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Peter Keane Remains Coy As Attention Turns To Stopping Dublin

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Peter Keane was in a buoyant yet brazen mood, to say the least, following his side’s win over Tyrone in yesterday’s All-Ireland SFC semi-final. Obviously, very happy having seen his side come out on top when for so long they were arguably second best but clearly prepared to play his cards close to his chest as he answered back in …

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James Horan: “What They Are Asking Amateurs To Do Is Crazy”

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Mayo will be waking up this morning licking their wounds after having their two-point half time lead swatted aside by Dublin who scored 2-6 without reply in 15 second-half minutes in Croke Park on Saturday.  For Dublin, it’s on to a fifth straight All-Ireland decider where either Kerry or Tyrone await but for Mayo, a long winter lies ahead as …

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Jim Gavin Wipes The Slate Clean Ahead Of All-Ireland Final

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Dublin await the winners of today’s clash between Tyrone and Kerry in this years All-Ireland football final following their ten-point win over Mayo in Croke Park on Saturday. The five-in-a-row chasing champions were pushed to the pin of their collar by Mayo in the opening half before coming out in the second half and trouncing James Horan’s side with a …

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Ruthless Dublin Hit 2-6 Without Reply To Keep Drive-For-Five Alive

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Michael Corry reporting live from Croke Park. Dublin 3-14 Mayo 1-10 There was a colosseum like atmosphere in Croke Park this afternoon as Dublin and Mayo renewed their rivalry in front of almost 80,000 spectators in the first of this weekend’s All-Ireland SFC semi-finals.  The hairs stood on the back of the neck minutes prior to throw-in as shouts of …

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Dublin Take Down Tyrone As Diarmuid Connolly Returns To Action

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Tyrone 0-13 Dublin 1-16 It may have been a dead rubber in Omagh this afternoon but there was no shortage of excitement in the build-up when news filtered through that Diarmuid Connolly was set to make his first Championship appearance for Dublin in 686 days. As the action got underway it was Tyrone who struck first blood through Conal McCann …

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GAA Announce All-Ireland Semi-Final Times and TV Schedules

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The GAA has confirmed details for next weekend’s All-Ireland semi-finals involving Kerry, Mayo, Dublin and Tyrone.  Kerry sealed their spot as Group 1 winners yesterday with a 2-18 to 1-13 over a gallant Meath side in Páirc Tailteann, Navan. The race to join Kerry came down to a straight shoot-out in Castlebar between Mayo and Donegal with the home side …

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Cork Survive Nightmare Start To Win All-Ireland U20 Title

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Cork 3-16 Dublin 1-14 Cork survived a nightmare start where they trailed Dublin by nine points before registering a score to go on and lift the All-Ireland U20 Football title in O’Moore Park. Dublin got their charge off to the perfect start with back-to-back points from James Doran and Ciaran Archer in the opening minute. Archer added the third point …

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Diarmuid Connolly Named On Dublin Bench For Tyrone Trip

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Diarmuid Connolly has been named among the substitutes for Dublin’s clash with Tyrone on Sunday. The St. Vincent’s man has not played for the All-Ireland champions since their Allianz League victory over Mayo in 2018 with his last Championship appearance coming in the 2017 All-Ireland final when he was sprung from the bench in the second half to play a …

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Dublin & Cork Name Sides For All-Ireland U20 Football Final

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Dublin and Cork have both shown their hand ahead of the All-Ireland U20 Football Final which throws in at 4 pm on Saturday in O’Moore Park, Portlaoise.  Both sets of management teams have decided to stick with the same starting 15 that helped them over the line in their respective semi-final match-ups last week. Cork defeated Tyrone in a gripping …

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TV Details Announced For Final Round Of The Super 8s

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Come Sunday evening, we will know the four teams set to compete for Sam Maguire following the final round of the Super 8s. Group 2 is already set in stone with Tyrone and Dublin meeting in what is essentially a dead-rubber game while Cork and Roscommon fight it out to avoid the wooden spoon. Meanwhile, it’s fair to say most …

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All-Ireland U20 Triple-Threat To Be Televised Live On TG4

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The GAA has today confirmed that O’Moore Park in Portlaoise will play host to Saturday’s All-Ireland U20 hurling semi-final and football final with both games being televised live on TG4. At 2 pm Cork face Kilkenny in their final four clash before the football decider takes centre stage at 4 pm with the meeting of Dublin and Cork. Following this, …

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Mayo Hit Five Majors To Edge Out Dublin In Pearse Park Thriller

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Mayo 5-12 Dublin 2-19 Mayo hit five goals but were pushed all the way by Dublin this afternoon in their Electric Ireland All-Ireland Minor Football quarter-final clash in Pearse Park, Longford. The pair seemed to shadowbox in the opening exchanges before wing-forward, Ciaran Mylett settled the nerves for Mayo and kicked the opening score after three minutes. However, it took …

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Major Challenges: Ciaran Kilkenny’s Journey An Example To Any Young Player

In association with At just the tender age of 26, Ciaran Kilkenny must be struggling to find space for all the medals he has won in his career to date.  Five All-Ireland senior football championships, five Leinster senior football championships, four national football league titles, an All-Ireland U21 football championship, a Leinster U21 football championship, a Leinster minor football championship, …

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Super 8s Final Round Fixture Details Released For Bank Holiday Weekend

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The fixture details have been released ahead of the final phase of the All-Ireland Super 8s campaign which is set to take place over the August Bank Holiday weekend. Depending on the results of this weekend’s Croke Park double-headers on Saturday and Sunday, the final phase of games could prove pivotal in determining who qualifies for this year’s All-Ireland SFC …

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Conclusions As Dublin Fire Five Past Cork In Croker

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Michael Corry reporting live from Croke Park Dublin 5-18 Cork 1-17 Wow… it wasn’t the game we expected but the game we wanted so much. In the end, Dublin had too much for Cork in phase one of the 2019 Super 8s but by God they were pushed the whole way by a rampant Rebel bunch who can head home …

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