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Liam Mellows Manager Explains Just What Makes Cuala So Good

After a first Galway SHC title in 47 years, facing the All-Ireland champions was always going to be a tough ask for Liam Mellows. And, in the end, the task was too great as a third-quarter flourish helped Cuala to a 1-17 to 0-11 win in Semple Stadium. While the country will now look ahead to the clash between the …

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Dubs Account For Donegal And All The Results From Saturday’s GAA Action

Allianz Football League Division 1, Croke Park, Dublin 10/2/2018 Dublin vs Donegal Donegal's Ciaran Thompson with Brian Howard of Dublin Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Oisin Keniry

While the Allianz National  Hurling League has a weekend off, there was crucial small-ball action with the All-Ireland club SHC semi-finals taking place. Like so many predicted earlier in the year, Na Piarsaigh and Cuala will face off on St Patrick’s Day in Croke Park, after wins over Slaughtneil and Liam Mellows respectively. This evening, the Dublin footballers saw off a …

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Sigerson Manager Frustrated At Demands Placed On David Clifford As Star Misses Quarter-Final Defeat

With player welfare in the limelight more so than ever, the schedule of players balancing Sigerson Cup football and Allianz National League duties is shining brighter than ever. The most high-profile case has been with one of the biggest talents in the country. Last year’s minor superstar David Clifford shot to nationwide fame when he scored 4-04 in the All-Ireland …

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All The Results From The Weekend’s Allianz National League Fixtures

It was another hectic weekend all across the country as there was a full round of Allianz National Football and Hurling League action. In the National Football League, we had a repeat of both of last year’s All-Ireland SFC semi-finals as Dublin faced off with Tyrone and Kerry travelled to Castlebar to take on Mayo. The Kingdom were three-point winners over …

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‘They’re Assassins’ – Derek McGrath Praises Clinical Tipp After League Rout

Waterford manager Derek McGrath has praised the ruthless nature of the Tipperary performance as the Premier secured a nine-point win over the Déise in Thurles on Saturday. McGrath, not too disheartened by the 1-20 to 1-11 defeat, claimed that Tipperary are favourites for All-Ireland honours alongside defending champions, Galway. The home side outscored McGrath’s charges 1-11 to 1-01 in the …

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All The Results From Saturday’s GAA Action

Round 2 of the Allianz National Football and Hurling Leagues got underway this Saturday evening with action in all four provinces. Saturday’s action saw repeats of both of last year’s All-Ireland SFC semi-finals as Tyrone hosted Dublin and Kerry travelled west to take on Mayo. The Kingdom avenged last year’s loss while the Dubs recovered from a poor start to …

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Dates, Times & Venues Confirmed For Fitzgibbon & Sigerson Cup Quarter-Finals

Some of the top players in the country are involved in the latter stages of the third-level tournaments. The Sigerson and Fitzgibbon Cups are among the favourites for the GAA purist. While teams traditionally play more attacking football and hurling they are also familiar faces starring, it makes for a fantastic spectacle. It also gives an opportunity for lesser known players …

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Cian O’Neill Pinpoints Similarity Between Dublin Footballers And Kilkenny Hurlers In 2000s

Dublin overcame Kildare in their opening Allianz National Football League fixture on Saturday evening on a scoreline of 2-17 to 2-10 at Croke Park. The All-Ireland champions flexed their muscle in the second-half, particularly the opening 15 minutes after the interval when they scored 2-05 without reply, effectively putting the game to bed. That had been after some uncharacteristically poor …

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Watch: Rare Dublin Defensive Error Leads To Kildare Goal In Croker

All-Ireland champions Dublin kicked off their Allianz National Football League campaign this evening when they entertained Kildare at Croke Park.  The home fans would have been hoping for a positive result and performance from Jim Gavin’s side, given the disappointing 12-point loss in the curtain raiser where Offaly dismantled Pat Gilroy’s Dublin hurlers. Although things started off on a poor foot …

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Kilkenny & Waterford Teams For Respective League Openers Named

Bord na Mona Walsh Cup Final, Nowlan Park, Kilkenny 20/1/2018 Kilkenny vs Wexford Kilkenny Manager Brian Cody in the stands after being sent off Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

The National Hurling League throws in this weekend and there are some cracking fixtures to look forward to.  Team news has been released in drips and drabs ahead of a number of exciting matchups. Kilkenny travel to Páirc Uí Chaoimh to take on Cork in the Rebels’ first outing at their newly developed stadium on Saturday night. The Cats lost …

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