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GAA Round-Up: Routine Wins For Dublin & Tyrone But Mayo Fall

The GAA Football Championship took centre stage on Saturday with plenty of All-Ireland contenders in action.  Dublin and Tyrone both recorded routine victories to book their spots in provincial semi-finals. However, Mayo fell to a one-point defeat against Roscommon in a cracking contest in Castlebar. Meath swatted aside the challenge of Carlow in the days’ other football game. Meanwhile, in …

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Darren Hughes Set To Miss Ulster Championship With Broken Ankle

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Monaghan have been dealt a huge blow ahead of their Ulster Championship quarter-final against Cavan next month with the news that versatile veteran, Darren Hughes is out with a broken ankle.  Hughes suffered the injury while on club duty for Scotstown against Ballybay and it is thought that the midfielder will be out for 10-12 weeks meaning that he is …

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Molloy & Mullen Walk Away With Club Player Of The Year Awards

Corofin defender, Kieran Molloy and Ballyhale Shamrocks attacker, Adrian Mullen have been named AIB Club Footballer and Hurler of the Year respectively following a ceremony in Croke Park last night.  Wing-back, Molloy recently collected his second All-Ireland club medal following Corofin’s dismantling of Dr Crokes last month. Molly has been in tantalising form in the past 18 months, both with …

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Allianz Football & Hurling League Decider Set For HQ Triple-Header

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The GAA have moved to announce that both Allianz Division 1 finals will be played in Croke Park on Sunday as part of a triple-header alongside the Camogie league decider.  The decision was made following the final round of fixtures in the football league today which coincided with a Nowlan Park double-header in the hurling semi-finals. The Allianz Hurling League …

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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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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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Dingle Advance To Kerry SFC Final At East Kerry’s Expense

Dingle are into the Kerry football championship final courtesy of a starring performance from Paul Geaney. The finalists got a late point to force this semi-final to a replay, but there was no such narrow margin on display in the replay. A penalty from Paul Geaney gave Dingle an early lead that would not be relinquished during the course of …

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Daniel Kearney: We Were Inch Of A Hurl From Having Best Year Ever

Cork star, Daniel Kearney, has admitted that he shouldn’t have returned to the field in extra-time of their All Ireland semi-final loss to Limerick in August after being removed during the game.  The wing-forward was replaced by Mark Ellis in the 60th minute after being withdrawn as a result of cramping but was asked to return to play for extra-time. …

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1-3 For Ryan As Doon Edge Patrickswell in Limerick Semi-Final Thriller

Doon 2-17 Patrickswell 0-22 Doon are through to their first Limerick SHC final in 19 years after a one-point victory over Patrickswell in the Gaelic Grounds this afternoon. Despite dominating the majority of the opening period, Patrickswell found themselves facing a three-point deficit at half-time thanks to two first-half goals from Dean Coleman and Pat Ryan. It was the 2016 …

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Cavanagh Injuries Deemed ‘Accidental’ In Tyrone GAA Statement

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There will be no disciplinary action taken in the case of Sean Cavanagh after deliberation from Tyrone GAA. The county stalwart was hospitalised after mass violence took place in a game between Edendork and Moy, which saw six red cards issued. Tyrone GAA announced that they would be investigating all incidents in relation to the match, and the Competitions Control Committee …

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Sean Cavanagh Speaks Of ‘Heavy Concussion’ In First Interview Since Tyrone Drama

Tyrone’s Sean Cavanagh came off the worse for wear after the violence that took place in the county championship match last week. The Tyrone senior football championship match between Edendork and Moy saw 26 cards issued by the referee, with six of those being red cards. Cavanagh was the real unfortunate case to emerge from the brawls.  The 35-year-old was put …

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Waterford Appoint New Senior Hurling And Football Managers

The Déise are ringing in the changes in both codes. Derek McGrath stepped down from the managerial role of the Waterford Senior Hurling team in June, after they failed to emerge from the Munster Senior Championship. In football, Tom McGlinchey then resigned the month after, having guided them to a first Championship win since 2011 with victory over Wexford. These …

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Tyrone Condemn ‘Ugly Scenes’ At Weekend In Statement

A game in the Tyrone Senior Championship at the weekend led to absolute anarchy. Twenty yellow cards were issued along with six players getting their marching orders, and if that wasn’t enough, the unfortunate Sean Cavanagh ended up in hospital after suffering facial injuries. And so it continues ??@KCsixtyseven Edendork played Moy today in the Tyrone senior championship first round …

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Attendance At Ladies All-Ireland Football Final Breaks Record

The ladies football final at Croke Park has finally breached the 50,000 mark. The feat was proudly announced by Ladies Football on Twitter, with today’s attendance of the Dublin vs Cork game coming in at 50,141 – almost four thousand more than the 46,286 that witnessed last year’s final between the Dubs and Mayo. We have a new record!!! ⭐️ …

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Kevin McStay Leaves Roscommon Post And Inter-County Management

Former Mayo stalwart Kevin McStay has vacated his position as manager of the Roscommon football team. The decision was confirmed by the county on Twitter. It is with a heavy heart that we confirm that Kevin McStay has stepped down as Roscommon Senior Team Manager. #rosgaa #gaa pic.twitter.com/fQr0b5jNIt — Roscommon GAA (@RoscommonGAA) September 5, 2018 A statement released by McStay …

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