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Tag Archives: Gaelic Football

Selecting Gaelic Football’s Greatest Midfielder – Round One

Over the course of this week, we will be running a series asking you, the reader, to pick the best midfielder in Gaelic football history. We’ve thought long and hard about this one. Choosing who is the best can be a tough task with opinions varying from generation to generation while many will feel that their county’s greatest centrefield star …

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Quiz: Name The 2015 Gaelic Football All-Star Team

all-stars 2015

The 2015 Gaelic football season will be remembered for being the beginning of a dynasty. Following their shock All-Ireland semi-final defeat the previous season, Dublin came back renewed and reinvented, never again to be caught out in such circumstances by an underdog team. At the time of writing, Dublin have not been beaten in Championship football since. The All-Ireland final …

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Name Every Top Scorer In Football Championship From Last Decade

top scorer football championship

Last week, we tested you on your knowledge of the hurling championship’s top scorers from 2010 to 2019, now it’s time to do the same with its Gaelic football counterpart. These are the players that notched up the highest tally in the football championship between 2010 and 2019. One footballer has registered an impressive amount of scores during this time. It …

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Bumper Quiz: How Well Do You Know The History Of GAA?

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The Gaelic Athletic Association is something we hold dear to our hearts in Ireland but how well do you know the history of the GAA? From All-Ireland finalists to All-Star winners, hurling greats to football icons and everything else in between. Do you know the difference between Brian Fenton and Brian Mullins? What about the county home ground of little …

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Five Footballers Who Could Have Walked Onto Any County Team

weaker counties

When discussing the greats of Gaelic football, our opinions often boil down to who won the most.  It’s easy to name drop greats such as Colm Cooper or Peter Canavan given all they achieved in the game and how their careers were spent dining at the top table. But what about the so-called weaker counties? There are a plethora of …

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Quiz: Name The 2012 Gaelic Football All-Star Team

all-stars 2012

The year 2012 can be summed up in three words; ‘Jimmy’s Winning Matches’. The arrival of Jim McGuinness as Donegal manager a year prior went on to cause shockwaves around the country due to a style of play that was criticised from pillar to post as a blight on the great game of Gaelic football. It did, however, help Donegal …

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Five All-Ireland Winners Who Surprisingly Never Won An All-Star

all-ireland winners

Winning an All-Star is the highest individual honour that can be bestowed upon an inter-county footballer. Of course, every player has hopes and dreams of taking home the big prize in September but to win an All-Star award is in many ways the cherry on top following a hard year’s graft. Unfortunately, not all will have their All-Ireland achievements recognised …

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Four Gaelic Football Greats Unlucky Not To Win An All-Ireland

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Winning an All-Ireland senior football championship medal is seen as the pinnacle of one’s Gaelic football career. Year in, year out, players strive to get the best out of their careers living in the hope that one day they will be lucky enough to climb the steps of the Hogan Stand. However, for every Colm Cooper, there is a Ciaran …

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O’Neills Announce Plans To Manufacture Hospital Scrubs

O'Neills scrubs

Sportswear company O’Neill’s have announced that they have begun to manufacture scrubs for the Health and Social Care Trusts. The company, whose headquarters are based in Strabane, Co. Tyrone, will produce 10,000 sets of scrubs a week, according to the Irish Times. “With immediate effect, O’Neills are manufacturing scrubs for the Health and Social Care Trusts. The health and safety …

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QUIZ: Name Every All-Ireland Club Champion From Previous Decade

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St Patrick’s Day is fast approaching, a day that was long associated with the All-Ireland Club Finals in Croke Park.  This year, the two deciders took place in GAA HQ on January 19  when Corofin triumphed over Kilcoo, who who were playing in their first ever All-Ireland final, while Ballyhale Shamrocks recorded back-to-back titles with victory over Borris-Ileigh. While Croke …

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Games In Meath To Go Ahead As Club Confirms Case Of Covid-19

GAA Covid-19

A GAA club in Meath has confirmed that one of their players has tested positive for Covid-19 after travelling to Italy on holiday.  Simonstown Gaels GFC released a statement which explained that two members travelled to Italy and agreed to self-isolate on their return to Ireland. The second player has shown no symptoms but remains in isolation. The full statement …

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Rian O’Neill On Legendary Links And Growing Up Football-Mad

Rian O'Neill

Armagh’s latest eye-catching attacker Rian O’Neill is deservedly receiving a lot of plaudits given his recent performances and so it comes as little surprise when you learn that stardom is in his blood.  The Crossmaglen Rangers man has registered 0-17 so far in this year’s Allianz League campaign and has been a key asset in Armagh’s push for promotion to …

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Quiz: Name Victorious Mayo Team From 2019 Allianz League Final

Mayo gaa

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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