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Vinnie Murphy: How Kerry Renewed His Love Following Dublin Exile

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“Vinnie’s going to get you, Vinnie’s going to get you.” Vinnie Murphy recounts a tale of leaving a Kerry nightclub back in the early 2000s shortly after his second retirement from inter-county football. He had taken a team down to play in the famous Páidí Ó Sé tournament and after being hammered by hosts, An Ghaeltacht, they flocked to one …

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GAA Stock Watch: Jim Gavin Gives Hope To The Chasing Pack

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The Allianz Leagues wrapped up on Sunday (almost) as Mayo and Limerick lifted their first Allianz League trophies in 18 and 22 years respectively in Croke Park. For some teams, it was a league campaign to remember, for others it was one to forget. With that in mind, we have decided to select our GAA Stock Watch based on the …

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Ballyfermot De La Salle: From Surviving To Thriving

Brought to you in association with AIG Ireland.   For those who believe life as a GAA club in Dublin is easy, they clearly haven’t come across Ballyfermot De La Salle. A small club run by a smaller number of people in an area where soccer is the dominant sport, the club has gone from being on its knees and …

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Forgotten Friday: The Darling Of The Hill – Charlie Redmond

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Down through the years, Dublin have been blessed with excellent free-kick takers. Jimmy Keaveney, Dean Rock, Stephen Cluxton. However, were any as iconic as ‘The Darling of the Hill’, Charlie Redmond? He is our focus on this week’s ‘Forgotten Friday‘. Redmond is remembered by many for finally getting over the line in an All-Ireland final in 1995 following several near …

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Corry’s Corner: Examining The False Dawn Of Munster Football

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July 31, 2016 The All-Ireland Senior Football Championship has reached the quarter-final stages with the first of two double-headers set to go down in Croke Park. The majority of the teams involved in the last eight are as expected apart from two glaring exceptions, Clare and Tipperary. Three of the eight quarter-finalists are indeed Munster counties and it could well …

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Paddy Andrews Out With Fractured Jaw Following Clash With Niall Morgan

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It has today been confirmed that Dublin star, Paddy Andrews, fractured his jaw on Saturday night following a clash with Tyrone goalkeeper, Niall Morgan.  RTE Sport’s Darren Frehill reported the news this morning that Andrews did indeed fracture his jaw on Saturday evening and has since undergone surgery as a result. The St. Brigids’ player hadn’t long entered the fray …

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Allianz Hurling League Semi-Final TV Schedule & Ticket Price Announced

There’s a double-header happening this weekend in the Allianz Hurling League semi-finals. Kilkenny’s Nowlan Park will host the two semi-finals this Sunday which sees All-Ireland champions, Limerick, take on a resurgent Dublin side at 1.30pm. Following this is the meeting of Galway and Waterford who take to the field at 3.30pm. It was announced today by TG4 Sport that they …

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Conclusions Following a Jam-Packed Weekend Of GAA Action

And breath… 22 games in just two days. It really was a bumper weekend of GAA action. Corofin cemented their spot as the best football team in the country, while Henry Shefflin led Ballyhale Shamrocks back to the top in his first year of management. In the Allianz Hurling League, Cork took down Kilkenny in their ‘relegation playoff’ while Dublin recorded …

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Cluxton and McCaffrey Drop Out Of Dublin Squad To Face Tyrone

Despite making his return to the Dublin starting XV in their win over Roscommon in two weeks ago, Stephen Cluxton has been left out of the squad to face Tyrone this evening in Round Six of the Allianz Football League. Evan Comerford returns to take his spot between the goals following an excellent display against Mayo last time out in …

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Week In GAA: Hurling Fixture Chaos & Healy Defects To Mourneabbey

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Footballers around the country get a moment to relax this week as the Allianz Football League goes into hibernation, meanwhile, the hurling takes centre-stage, but not the quarter-final ties as originally planned.  Here is the pick of the news from around the GAA world this week. ___ Allianz Hurling League Fixture Crisis. On Monday, the GAA announced that last weekend’s …

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