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Galway Recall Canning For Decisive League Battle Against Cork

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Galway manager Shane O’Neill has recalled Joe Canning to his starting line-up for their crucial Allianz League clash with Cork on Sunday in Pearse Stadium. The Portumna man was a late withdrawal ahead of their one-point loss to Waterford last weekend with a tight calf and was replaced in the starting team by Brian Concannon. Canning takes up his place …

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McGrath Brothers Make History As Tipperary Name Team For Deise Clash

McGrath Tipperary

Liam Sheedy has named his Tipperary side for their must-win Allianz Hurling League clash with Waterford on Sunday in Semple Stadium.  The game marks a full league debut for All-Ireland minor winning captain, Brian McGrath, who is a brother of Noel and John and the first time the three have played together for Tipperary. Noel McGrath made his first appearance …

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Casement Park Redevelopment Project Expected To Cost £110M

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It has been confirmed that the proposed Casement Park development will cost approximately £110m, not the estimated £77m estimated it would take to rejuvenate the GAA stadium. As reported by the BBC, Northern Ireland Communities Minister, Deirdre Hargey, told MLAs [Members of the Legislative Assembly] that the budget had increased due to inflation during a six-year delay as well as …

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Quiz: Name Victorious Mayo Team From 2019 Allianz League Final

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Mayo and Kerry clash in the Allianz Football League this weekend with James Horan’s men needing a win to keep them out of the Division 1 relegation zone. The sides are no strangers to each other with Kerry holding the bragging rights following their comprehensive 10-point win in the first round of the Super 8s last year. However, their last …

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Everything You Need To Know Ahead Of The Annual GAA Congress

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The Annual GAA Congress takes place this weekend with a number of contentious issues will be voted upon. To help you navigate the weekend’s proceedings, we have compiled this simplified guide to the Congress and the main issues up for debate. _____ When?  The Congress kicks-off at 7.30 pm on Friday, February 28, and continues on Saturday with formalities resuming …

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TV Details Ahead Of Decisive Weekend In Allianz Leagues

Allianz League

We’re getting down to the business end of the Allianz Leagues with just a month left until the Division 1 hurling and football league finals.  There are a number of scintillating fixtures taking place this weekend in both codes and, as usual, five of these games will be shown on television. The action begins on Saturday evening with two mouthwatering …

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GAA Announce Fixture Details For Rescheduled Hurling League Games

Allianz League fixtures

The GAA have announced the fixture details for the five Allianz Hurling League games that were postponed a fortnight ago due to weather conditions.  In Division 1, both Limerick v Waterford and Galway v Tipperary fell victim to Storm Dennis and were cancelled due to pitch flooding and high wind warnings. Limerick and Waterford currently sit top of the Division …

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Tipperary To Commission Two Jerseys To Commemorate Bloody Sunday

Tipperary Bloody Sunday

The Tipperary Bloody Sunday Commemorative Committee have announced a series of plans to mark the centenary of the atrocity later this year.  The county is following in the footsteps of Cork whose hurlers will today don a specially commissioned black jersey with a red collar and striping to honour the centenary of the deaths of former lord mayors Terence McSwiney …

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Clare Ring The Changes For Allianz League Clash With Kilkenny

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Clare manager Brian Lohan has made six changes to his side for their trip to UPMC Nowlan Park to face Kilkenny in the Allianz Hurling League. John Conlon returns to lead the side after serving a one-match suspension following his red card received against Wexford earlier this month. The team captain is named at full-forward while Colin Guilfoyle and Domhnall …

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Stars Return As Cork and Limerick Name Teams For League Showdown

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Cork manager Kieran Kingston has made five changes to the team who overcame a stubborn Westmeath side in Mullingar last week for their Allianz League clash with Limerick. The five returning players, Darragh Fitzgibbon, Robert Downey, Robbie O’Flynn, Mark Coleman and Shane Kingston, were all part of UCC’s triumphant team who won back-to-back Electric Ireland Fitzgibbon Cup titles earlier this …

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TV Details Ahead Of Jam-Packed Weekend In The Allianz Leagues

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With Storm Dennis behind us, the Allianz Leagues are expected to run smoothly this weekend with plenty of mouth-watering action to look forward to.  As usual, five Allianz League games will be broadcast on TV beginning with the meeting of Dublin and Wexford in Group B of the Hurling League in Croke Park. The teams currently sit on level points …

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Alan Brogan & Kieran Donaghy Weigh-In On Advanced Mark Rule

The introduction of the advanced mark rule has caused widespread discussion throughout the Gaelic football world. For today’s players it’s about the idea of rewarding the skill involved in the long pass, the technique in battling for the high ball against the opposition. There has however been teething problems since the introduction of the rule, but former Dublin footballer Alan …

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