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Johnny Glynn Joins Backroom Team Of New York Footballers

Johnny Glynn

All-Ireland winning hurler with Galway Johnny Glynn has joined the backroom team of the New York footballers for the 2020 campaign. Glynn has been based in New York for three years but travels back every summer to feature for the Galway senior hurlers. Having missed the 2016 season with Galway, Glynn featured for the New York footballers and was part …

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Full Draw For The 2020 Electric Ireland Sigerson & Fitzgibbon Cups

Sigerson Cup

The draw for the 2020 Electric Ireland Fitzgibbon and Sigerson Cups has taken place as UCC go on the hunt to retain their titles in both codes.  Last year’s Fitzgibbon Cup winners UCC have been drawn in Group C alongside Cork rivals CIT and last year’s semi-finalists, NUIG. This year’s group of death sees 2017 winners Mary Immaculate College drawn …

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Liverpool Could Be Set To Host Gaelic Games At Anfield

liverpool gaelic

Discussions are underway to expand Liverpool’s Anfield Road Stand with the club also teasing the possibility of hosting a GAA match at the iconic stadium. The Premier League leaders plan to add around 7,000 seats to the stand bringing the total capacity of the stadium to over 61,000. No date is set as of yet as it is still at …

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Commercials Fully Respect Nemo Following Bank Holiday Wake-Up Call

Seamus Kennedy commercials

Four years ago, Clonmel Commercials recorded a dramatic win over Nemo Rangers in the Munster club football final but situations have changed for both sides since that meeting.  The Tipperary club have failed to reach the provincial decider since while Nemo claimed the title in 2017 and progressed to the All-Ireland final that season. The gulf between the sides was …

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“There Were Times When I Was Saying, ‘Why Am I Bothering?”

Austin Gleeson

It took a summer away from hurling to reinvigorate Austin Gleeson’s love for the sport when he had been previously questioning if it was all worth it.  It’s a surprise to hear that a 24-year-old who has been a central figure in his county’s senior side for years would question his commitment to hurling but that was the situation Gleeson …

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Power Of The Mind Propelling Shane O’Sullivan To Success

Shane O'Sullivan

To become a good hurler, it takes ability, skill, and plenty of practice. When you want to become a great hurler, you have the added responsibility of preparing yourself mentally. Shane O’Sullivan is a former Waterford hurler who won three Munster titles and two National League medals with the Deise before hanging up his intercounty boots in 2016. He remains …

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“Galway Will Go Places With Him” – Fitzgerald Backs Joyce For Success

Fitzgerald Joyce Galway

All-Ireland winner with Galway Kieran Fitzgerald has backed his former teammate Pádraic Joyce to be successful in his new role as their senior football manager.  Joyce guided the county’s U20 side to the All-Ireland semi-final in his first taste of inter-county management before being handed the reigns of the senior side following the departure of Kevin Walsh. The two-time All-Ireland …

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McKenna Expresses Zero Regrets Over Decision To Play In Club Game

Conor McKenna has expressed zero regrets over lining out for his club Eglish in a relegation playoff two weeks ago.  The former Tyrone underage star has been under contract with AFL side Essendon since 2014 and has firmly established himself in the club’s first-team squad. However, upon his return to Ireland, McKenna scored a goal for his club as they …

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Brendan Maher & Borris-lleigh Lifting Spirits Following Tragic Year

Brendan Maher Borris-lleigh

The joy that burst through the Borris-lleigh following when the final whistle rang in the Tipperary county final wasn’t just as a result of winning their first title in 33 years. Rather, for this small, tight-knit community, it was a reason to celebrate following the numerous tragedies that have hit the small town in North Tipperary. “It’s nice to just …

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Club Players Association Walks Away From GAA’s Fixtures Task Force

cpa

The Club Players Association (CPA) have withdrawn from the GAA’s Fixture Calendar Review Task Force. The decision comes just a few days before the group was due to present their recommendations to the GAA around how to revamp the calendar. The CPA released a statement today where they informed Eddie Sullivan, task force chairman, of their intentions to step away. …

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International Rules Series To Return In 2020 & 2022

international rules

The AFL and the GAA have today confirmed that the International Rules Series will return in 2020 and 2022. Ireland will play host to a two-test series next year before Australia return the favour two years later. The compromised rules series, which first took place in 1984, will make a return following a three-year hiatus. The last instalment in the …

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St Mullins March On While Commercials Edge Out Miltown In Munster

Club championship

It was another busy day in the GAA club calendar with the finalists for the 2019 Munster football and Leinster hurling championships now known. After their memorable win over Cuala, Carlow’s St Mullins kept their dream campaign going with a dramatic injury-time winner over Rathdowney-Errill. They now progress to meet Ballyhale Shamrocks in the Leinster club hurling final. Meanwhile, Nemo …

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