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Collins: New Rule Change Proposals May Require Second Referee

Clare football manager Colm Collins has welcomed the five proposed experimental rules but questioned whether can be enforced by just one referee. The GAA’s Standing Committee on the Playing Rules (SCPR) has outlined the five changes, including significant changes to kick-outs, handpassing and the mark. When feedback from managers and players is gathered, a decision on which proposals to put …

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Use Of Sin Bin Among Proposed Changes To Gaelic Football Rules

GAA championship Gaelic Football rule changes

The GAA’S Standing Committee on the Playing Rules has issued a list of five proposed experimental rule changes for Gaelic Football, including the introduction of the sin bin. If approved by Coiste Bainistíochta, the proposed rule changes would be implemented as a trial during the 2019 Allianz Football Leagues. However, they would not feature in the championship until approved by …

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Mayo Release Sharp New Jersey Ahead Of 2019 Season

Mayo GAA have unveiled their new jersey ahead of the 2019 season, as they look to bounce back from a disappointing 2018 campaign. The jersey is a sharp design, with the usual red and green colours looking brighter than previous seasons and the white trim acting as an excellent addition to what is a fantastic kit. It's here the new …

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Club Roundup: Shock As Castlehaven Dump Nemo Out Of Cork SFC

There was a major upset in Cork this weekend as last season’s All Ireland finalists, Nemo Rangers crashed out of the senior football championship at the hands of Castlehaven.  It was a less-than-entertaining spectacle in Dunmanway yesterday as Nemo Rangers failed to score until the 43rd minute, when Luke Connolly finally got them off the mark. By that stage, Castlehaven …

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Cavanagh Injuries Deemed ‘Accidental’ In Tyrone GAA Statement

GAA Football All Ireland Senior Championship Quarter-Final 3/8/2013 Monaghan vs Tyrone Monaghan's Darren Hughes and Sean Cavanagh of Tyrone Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

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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Kerry Star Donnchadh Walsh Announces His Inter-County Retirement

Three-time All Ireland winner, Donnchadh Walsh has announced his retirement from inter-county football with Kerry. The 34-year enjoyed an illustrious career in the green and gold since making his breakthrough in 2008, winning three All-Ireland titles, eight Munster crowns and an All-Star. Walsh is the second Kerry star to announce his retirement in recent weeks, after the news of Kieran …

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Liam Sheedy Set For Shock Return As Tipperary Manager

Former Tipperary manager, Liam Sheedy is set to make a surprise return to the position following the departure of Michael Ryan earlier this summer. Early reports from the county suggested that the current U21 manager, Liam Cahill would make the move to the senior job after his All Ireland success against Cork last month. However, it is now expected that …

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Jamie Clarke Set To Rejoin Armagh Squad

Jamie Clarke has reportedly indicated his willingness to rejoin Kieran McGeeney’s Armagh squad after a period spent in the US. Clarke doesn’t seem to have lost a step since last togging out in the Armagh colours and after several trips abroad to play in the United States – has gained some valuable experience under very different circumstances. Representing Longford across …

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Report Card: Limerick Hurlers Finish Top Of The Class

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As an exhilarating inter-county season draws to a close, we issue each team with an end-of-season report card, discussing whether or not they fulfilled expectations. Next up, we review the season of All Ireland champions, Limerick. _____ Team Limerick _____ Preseason Expectations The Treaty county have been steadily progressing for a number of years and have become a major threat …

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Michael Fennelly Unsure Of Underage Talent In Kilkenny

Former Kilkenny hurler, Michael Fennelly is worried about the lack of stand-out players at underage level within his county’s setup.  Speaking at the Electric Ireland Minor Hurling Team of the Year announcement, the eight-time All-Ireland winner admitted that Kilkenny need to start the hunt for replacements for their more experienced players like Richie Hogan and Fennelly’s brother, Colin. “We need to …

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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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Watch: Physio Annihilates Corner-Back With Thunderous Shoulder

A thunderous shoulder is commonplace in the GAA. It’s not every day however that a thunderous shoulder comes by way of the opposition’s physio. Former Wexford footballer Jim D’Arcy was the man responsible for the collision after he came onto the field during a Wexford Senior Championship game on Saturday. D’arcy runs onto the pitch to provide water for one …

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25 Years Ago Today: Derry Clinch First Sam With Captivating Cork Win

Twenty-five years ago today, Derry beat Cork 1-14 to 2-8 in an exhilarating final to win their first, and only, senior football championship.  The Context: Derry went into their second All-Ireland final looking for their first victory. Down had won the Sam Maguire in 1991 and Donegal were the reigning champions, so Derry aimed to bring Sam to the north …

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