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Eir Sport To Broadcast 15 National League Games In 2020

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Eir Sport have announced their coverage for the 202o Allianz Hurling and Football Leagues with 15 games being broadcast across seven weeks.  In total, 16 counties will feature in the live coverage with ten football games and five hurling clashes. The action kicks off on Saturday 25th January with eir sport broadcasting a triple-header across its channels. The first game …

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John Kiely: Video Assistance Would Be “Very Positive Move” For GAA

Limerick manager John Kiely believes the introduction of video assistance into GAA would be a “very positive move” for the games.  Limerick fell foul of an incorrect decision by officials in their All-Ireland semi-final loss to Kilkenny when, in the dying seconds of the game with just one point between the sides, Darragh O’Donovan’s sideline cut, which was sailing towards the …

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Lithuanian-Born Dingle Goalkeeper Impresses AFL Scouts

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Lithuanian-born former Kerry minor Deividas Uosis caught the eye of scouts at the AFL Europe Combine held in UCD this past weekend.  The 19-year-old’s parents emigrated to Ireland when he was four in search of work. Since then he’s gone on to star in Gaelic football, basketball and soccer. The All-Ireland minor winner, a talented outfield player in his own …

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John Kiely Eager To Put Limerick’s “Internal” Disciplinary Matters To Bed

John Kiely

Limerick manager John Kiely has insisted that all disciplinary matters have been included within the confines of the county’s hurling set-up. The 2018 All-Ireland champions are just 13 days away from their first competitive match of the new season, however, preparations have been hindered by a number of controversies off the field. Last month, two players were sent home from …

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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

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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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