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Major Shootout: Win Two Tickets To The All-Ireland Football Final

In association with The life of a minor can oftentimes be all-go, all the time. It starts as soon as you wake up; the morning rush to eat a proper breakfast while feverishly packing the kit-bag for county training after school. Sitting in class, day-dreaming about kicking that winning point in the Electric Ireland All Ireland Minor Football Final, or …

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Major Switches: Conor O’Malley On Preparing For Life Outside Sport

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In association with Before making the major switch across the water to apply his skills with Peterborough United, Conor O’Malley was better known in many parts of Ireland for his burgeoning GAA career that saw him rub shoulders with current Mayo captains, Diarmuid O’Connor and Patrick Durcan. O’Malley was the first-choice goalkeeper for the Mayo Minor squad in 2012. Overall …

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Major Preview: Derek McGrath Looks Ahead To All-Ireland Final

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In association with The Electric Ireland Minor Hurling Championship draws to a close on Sunday when Galway and Kilkenny meet in Croke Park. The two teams know each other extremely well having met at the same stage of the competition last year while also locking horns earlier this season in the quarter-final round-robin series. Galway and Kilkenny have been dominant …

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Major Endurance: Turning Minor Heartbreak Into Major Triumph

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In association with Defeat is difficult to deal with under any circumstances but when you are a young hurler on the biggest stage of Croke Park, it can be particularly tough to process. That was the challenge facing the Galway minors in 2016 after they suffered a devastating five-goal loss at the hands of rivals, Tipperary in the All-Ireland semi-final. …

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The Barbershop with Electric Ireland – Episode 2: Matchday Nutrition

In Episode 2 of ‘The Barbershop’, Electric Ireland GAA Minor Championships ambassadors, Derek McGrath Karl Lacey, Alan Kerins and Mossy Quinn reflect on how match day nutrition has change over the years. _____ Want to win tickets to Dublin vs Kerry in the All Ireland Final? Play ‘Major Shootout’  here for your chance to win tickets. Share your score using #GAAThisIsMajor to be …

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The Barbershop With Electric Ireland – Episode 1: Minor Memories

In Episode 1 of ‘The Barbershop’, Derek McGrath and the rest of the Electric Ireland GAA Minor Championships ambassadors, Karl Lacey, Alan Kerins and Mossy Quinn reflect on their minor careers. ______ Want to win tickets to Dublin vs Kerry in the All Ireland Final? Play ‘Major Shootout’  here for your chance to win tickets. Share your score using #GAAThisIsMajor to …

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Galway Break Kerry’s Stranglehold On Minor Football Championship

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Michael Corry reporting live from Croke Park. Galway 0-14 Kerry 0-13 The Kingdom were gunning for a chance to go on and complete the six-in-a-row in this Electric Ireland All-Ireland Minor Football semi-final but it was the young Tribesmen who came out on top with a one-point win in Croke Park.  Kerry showed glimpses as to why they are five-in-a-row …

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Preview: Electric Ireland Minor Final On The Line At Croke Park

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In association with Expect high drama this weekend as the Electric Ireland All-Ireland Minor Football Championship reaches the penultimate stage. The season started with 32 but we’re down to just four as heavy-hitters Mayo, Cork, Galway and Kerry go toe-to-toe this weekend in Croke Park for a place in this seasons decider on September 1st. The action gets underway on …

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Major Leaders: The Making Of The Greatest Manager Ever

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In association with On Saturday evening Kilkenny qualified for their first All-Ireland decider since 2016 in what was a game for the ages against Limerick.  What makes their semi-final win all the more remarkable is that time and time again the Cats were written off as genuine challengers. Following their defeats to both Galway and Wexford in Leinster, Cork were …

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Campbell and Corbett On Fire As Cork Qualify For Final Four

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Cork are into the semi-finals of the Electric Ireland All-Ireland Minor Football Championships following a 12-point win over Monaghan in Bord na Mona O’Connor Park. Monaghan nearly got off to the dream start when Liam McDonald was put through on goal in the opening minute and he would have scored only for a superb block by Daniel Peet. Patrick Campbell …

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Kerry Turn It On Late To Qualify For All-Ireland Semi-Final

Kerry 1-12 Tyrone 0-9 O’Connor Park played host to the meeting of Tyrone and Kerry in the quarter-finals of the Electric Ireland All-Ireland Minor Football Championship. It was a nervous opening 15 minutes as both sides struggled for scores and made uncharacteristic mistakes. At the midway point of the first half, Tyrone led by 0-2 to 0-1 with two Luke …

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Galway Goals Help Sink Kildare To Set-Up Semi-Final Clash

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Kildare 0-15 Galway 2-17 It was Galway who were singing come the end of this Electric Ireland All-Ireland Minor Football quarter-final clash in Pearse Park following an eight-point win over Kildare. The Tribesmen got off to the most electric of starts with a goal through midfielder, James McLaughlin, straight from the throw-in. Kildare settled into the game though and responded …

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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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Preview: D-Day For 11 Counties In Electric Ireland Minor Championship

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In association with  What a weekend we have in store in the Electric Ireland All-Ireland Minor Football Championships. Across Saturday and Sunday, we have an absolute feast of knockout championship action to look forward to as the Electric Ireland Minor Football Championships whittles down to just four. Come Sunday evening we will also know what teams are marching on into …

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Major Progress: Turning Minor Rejection Into Major Greatness

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In association with “Them are the kind of decisions and you’d always be saying to them when you’d be cutting off the panel that it wasn’t an easy decision and you’d hope maybe two or three years down the line they’d come along and prove you wrong and we’d be delighted if that happened.” Former Galway minor manager, Mattie Murphy, …

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Preview: Bannermen & Tribesmen Clash In Electric Ireland Minor QF

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In association with The Electric Ireland All-Ireland Minor Championship throws up just one fixture this weekend but it promises to be a humdinger of a match as All-Ireland Champions, Galway, take on Clare in Portlaoise.  Galway got their campaign up and running last week when they travelled to Croke Park to face Kilkenny in what was a repeat of the …

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