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The Sunday Game Announces Its Footballer And Team Of The Year Awards

Another year of inter-county football is in the books, and it’s another Sam Maguire for Dublin – their fourth in a row. Jim Gavin’s side were as dominant as ever in this campaign, and were suitably represented heavily in The Sunday Game’s ‘team of the year’. The panel consisted of Raheny man Ciarán Whelan, Donegal captain Michael Murphy, Lee Keegan …

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Dublin’s Four-In-A-Row Celebration Plans Released

Dublin conquered Tyrone in the All Ireland Football final by a scoreline of 2-17 to 1-14. Tyrone put up some late resistance with a penalty, but Jim Gavin’s side ultimately fulfilled expectations by claiming their fourth consecutive Sam Maguire. Naturally, such an achievement heralds huge celebrations. Dublin City Council have announced that Smithfield Plaza will host tomorrow’s celebrations, and gave …

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Limerick Hurlers Celebrate All-Ireland Victory At Gaelic Grounds

An estimated 80k to 90,000 strong crowd meant that the Limerick hurling team took their time getting from Colbert Station to the Gaelic Grounds. The stadium steadily filled up for hours in anticipation of the arrival home for the stars that claimed the Liam MacCarthy Cup. Páirc na nGael @gaelicgrounds Sean Sabhat ringing out for #homecoming #luimneachabú pic.twitter.com/g8MTwjX6CO — Tomás O …

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The Sunday Game Announce Their Hurler And Team Of The Year Awards

Another hurling season has come to an end, and there’s no better time to decide on those players who starred this year. There was a lot of debate among The Sunday Game panel on Sunday night, one which featured the likes of Anthony Daly and Donal O’Grady. Ultimately, champions Limerick dominated proceedings in the ‘Team of the Year’ awards, with seven …

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Galway Make One Change As Starting XVs Named For Hurling Final

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The managers of the county’s contesting the All-Ireland Hurling final on Sunday have named their starting teams. Current champions Galway have made one change from their semi-final replay win over Clare. Micheál Donoghue has opted to start centre back Gearoid McInerney, who missed that game due to an injury sustained in the previous drawn encounter. Otherwise, it’s as you were for …

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Bryan Sheehan Discusses Hate Mail Doing The Rounds In Kerry

Kerry All Star Bryan Sheehan has revealed that there are a series of ‘poison pen’ letters being sent to those in the county’s GAA set-up. Eamonn Fitzmaurice, who stepped down as Kerry manager at the weekend after exiting the Championship at the Super 8s stage, told Off The Ball today of how a player was told to “jump off a …

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Eoin Kelly: ‘Joe Canning Should Start For Galway Even If Not Fully Fit’

Galway and Clare battled to a draw after 90 minutes of play in the All-Ireland semi-final last weekend, with the replay taking place at Semple Stadium this Sunday. One cause for concern for the Tribesmen ahead of the rematch is the fitness of star centre forward Joe Canning. The 29-year-old limped off the field during extra time of last week’s game with what looked to …

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Michael Ryan Steps Down As Tipperary Senior Manager

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The announcement comes with the confirmation that the entire management team has also left. Michael Ryan spent three years at the helm, winning the Liam MacCarthy cup in 2016, where the Premier County defeated Kilkenny in the final by nine points. Tipperary finished fourth in this year’s Munster group table however, and the management staff have seen fit to step …

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Dublin Defeat Tyrone Away To Top Group 2 Of The Super 8s

Tyrone and Dublin occupied the top two places of Group 2 of the Super 8s heading into this evening’s clash. With their three point win on Saturday, Dublin are now in the sole lead of the group with just one round of fixtures left. It was a cagey affair to begin with at Healy Park, with point scoring at a premium in the …

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