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Hurling Club Round-Up: Champions Crash Out In Wexford & Dublin

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It was another entertaining weekend in the hurling club calendar with plenty of surprise results across the country as the reigning champions were knocked out in both Dublin and Wexford. Dublin Reigning Dublin county champions Ballyboden St Enda’s were knocked out of the senior hurling championship following a 1-29 to 2-15 loss to St Vincent’s after extra time. Boden dominated …

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Con O’Callaghan Puts On Fantastic Hurling Display In Dublin Senior Championship

Con O’Callaghan made a scorching return to club hurling for Cuala in their Dublin senior hurling championship clash against Kilmacud Crokes today. Just over one week after his All-Ireland-winning efforts in Dublin football’s drive for five, the Cuala star re-entered the fray in his side’s clash with Kilmacud Crokes. Scoring two goals within ten minutes of taking to the pitch, …

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The Division Of Dublin Needs To Be Seriously Examined

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Celebrations continue in Dublin’s fair city as fans and players alike come to terms with the county’s historic fifth successive All-Ireland win.  Having rounded off the decade with seven All-Ireland titles, rumours are circulating that a host of players may ride off into the sunset. However, according to Colm O’Rourke, it won’t matter if the elder statesmen walk away or not, …

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Kerry Legend Ogie Moran On Dubs Nearing His Stellar Record

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Only five players in the history of Gaelic football have managed to collect eight All-Ireland titles. Of those five, only one has managed to play every minute of every final in the same position. Of that great Kerry side from 1975 to 1986, while the team remained largely the same, the one constant throughout was the centre forward berth held …

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On Dublin’s Finest Weekend, A Meath Girl Is The Real Hero For Bohan

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A euphoric Mick Bohan entered his post-match press conference on Sunday proudly sporting Dublin gear after a historic weekend for the county.  “What a weekend to be a Dub”, he repeated in a satisfied tone. And so it was. After the county’s momentous five-in-a-row win on Saturday evening, the ladies footballers created their own bit of history less than 24 …

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Dublin To Host Bumper Double Homecoming Later This Month

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It has been a momentous weekend for Dublin as the footballers claimed the elusive five-in-a-row, while on Sunday, the ladies footballers collected the Brendan Martin Cup for the third year-in-a-row.  As expected, a bumper homecoming has been planned that will celebrate the achievements of both teams, however, in an unusual move, the event won’t be held for another two weeks. …

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Dublin & Kerry Unchanged For All-Ireland Final Replay

Dublin and Kerry have named two unchanged teams ahead of this evening’s All-Ireland final replay at Croke Park. Both Peter Keane and Jim Gavin have elected not to change their starting teams ahead of the game as they look to clinch Sam Maguire glory. There had been talk of Bernard Brogan being included in the 26-man squad for this evening’s …

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Bernard Brogan Reportedly Set For Return To Dublin Squad

Dublin forward Bernard Brogan is reportedly set for a recall to the Dublin squad ahead of Saturday‘s All-Ireland final replay against Kerry. According to The Irish Examiner, the 35-year-old will be included in Jim Gavin’s drive-for-five chasing squad at Croke Park this weekend, after missing out on the drawn game two weeks ago. Brogan, who will be chasing his seventh …

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Joe Brolly Reportedly Parts Ways With RTE After Replay Omission

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Joe Brolly will no longer appear on RTE’s The Sunday Game after being left out of their panel for the All-Ireland final replay, according to a report in the Irish News.  The broadcaster announced earlier this week that the controversial pundit would be replaced by former Mayo manager Stephen Rochford for their coverage of the highly-anticipated replay between Kerry and …

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GAA Announce Ticket Details For Highly-Anticipated Football Replay

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The GAA have announced the ticket details for the highly-anticipated replay clash between Dublin and Kerry in the All-Ireland football final. The Sam Maguire Cup lay unclaimed following Sunday’s thrilling 1-16 apiece draw in Croke Park with the replay set for Saturday, September 14 with a throw-in time of 6pm. Tickets will be reduced by a third for the replay …

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RTE Release Viewing Figures For All-Ireland Football Final

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RTE have announced that over 900,000 viewers tuned into their coverage of Sunday’s All-Ireland final thriller between Kerry and Dublin in Croke Park.  An average of 968,700 tuned into The Sunday Game as Dean Rock’s missed free attempt in the final minute saw Kerry cling on for a draw following an enthralling encounter. The figure sees a significant rise from …

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Kerry Announce Starting XV Ahead Of Sunday’s All-Ireland Final

Kerry have announced their starting XV ahead of Sunday’s All-Ireland final against Dublin as they look to halt the Dubs’ ‘Drive-for-Five’ in Croke Park. Peter Keane has made one change from the side that defeated Tyrone in the semi-final with Gavin White in as captain to replace Shane Enright. Tommy Walsh will start Sunday’s decider on the bench with David …

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Hurling Power Rankings: Tipperary Triumph After Surprising Campaign

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After four months of surprise results, one-sided affairs, and officiating dramas, we have reached the end of the 2019 Senior Hurling Championship. Tipperary were crowned All-Ireland champions following their 14-point hammering of Kilkenny in the final last weekend. Though the Premier County showed promise at times during their Allianz League campaign, we placed them in sixth in our overall hurling …

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