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Tag Archives: Gaelic Football

Joe Brolly’s Intriguing Take On Live Punditry That Was Rejected By RTÉ

brolly punditry

Joe Brolly addressed the media on Wednesday following his unveiling as eir Sport’s newest GAA pundit and the former Sunday Game analyst was as riveting and engaging as expected.  The 1993 All-Ireland winner was controversially axed by RTÉ in the wake of last year’s drawn All-Ireland final. His relationship with the state broadcaster dated back 20 years with Brolly addressing …

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Major Talking Points Following Electric Weekend In The Sigerson Cup

sigerson cup

The quarter-final pairings are official following a blistering opening weekend in the 2020 Electric Ireland Sigerson Cup. Expect fireworks next weekend when Dublin and Belfast meet head-on twice over for a place in the final four. UCD take on 2017 champions St. Mary’s University College following hard-fought wins over Ulster University and Maynooth University, respectively. While, DCU survived a potential …

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First Class Rivals: From Opposing Captains To College Teammates

Electric Ireland Sigerson Cup

In association with    When we think of January football, the Electric Ireland Sigerson Cup is the first thing that springs to mind. While most other players are being put through their preseason paces, the GAA’s top young footballers are preparing to battle it out for All-Ireland honours and the opportunity to place themselves into a unique club. The prestigious …

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

club finals

After an entertaining weekend of GAA action, we now know the pairings for the 2020 All-Ireland Hurling and Football Club finals.  Corofin return to Croke Park on January 19 to face Kilcoo, who have reached their first-ever All-Ireland decider, while prior to that, Ballyhale Shamrocks and Borris-Ileigh go head-to-head for the hurling title. Ahead of the intriguing clashes, we are …

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Round-Up: Kilcoo Book Maiden Final While Corofin March Towards History

Corofin Kilcoo

Reigning champions Corofin will face Kilcoo in the All-Ireland Senior Club Football Final later this month after the two sides booked their spots with respective wins over Nemo Rangers and Ballyboden St Enda’s today. In the first of this afternoon’s clashes, Corofin recorded a comfortable victory over Cork side Nemo Rangers in Ennis before Down’s Kilcoo reached their first ever …

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Bizarre Gaelic Football Moments That Will Live Long In The Memory

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It started with the return of Down’s prodigal son and ended with another piece of history for Dublin’s favourite son. The 2010s will be looked back upon with mixed emotions when it comes to Gaelic football. Dublin’s dominance, as impressive as it is, has been shrouded in controversy due to claims of financial doping while Jim McGuinness was branded the …

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Eir Sport To Broadcast 15 National League Games In 2020

national league

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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Lithuanian-Born Dingle Goalkeeper Impresses AFL Scouts

deividas uosis

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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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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First-Time Winners, Second Replays & Six Halves Of Hurling

county final

Nine county senior champions were crowned this weekend in yet another dramatic weekend of club action. There was a first-time winner in Leinster while up north, a second replay has been organised for the Ulster champions. Meanwhile, in the small ball, the All-Ireland champions were in action while across the water, one final needed six halves of hurling to decide …

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Plenty Of Draws & Dramatics As 20 County Finals Take Centre Stage

Draws and dramatic late winners. Just another weekend of county final action.  Twenty different county championships were up for grabs this weekend across both codes. The Derry football final saw a 41-year drought come to an end while one Dublin footballer got in on the act, yet again, in the hurling championship. In Cork, one of the GAA’s great clubs …

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Two-Tier Championship Proposal Passed At Special Congress

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The All-Ireland senior football championship will have two-tiers starting from 2020 after a motion was passed this afternoon at Special Congress in Cork. The new system will operate on a three-year trial basis effective immediately meaning there will be massive changes enforced ahead of the new season. The tiered system means that counties competing in Division 3 and 4 of …

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Sixteen Champions Crowned In Cracking Weekend Of Club Action

gaa club finals

What an epic weekend of county final action as 16 champions were confirmed across the country.  It started on Saturday afternoon when Cargin claimed back-to-back Antrim senior titles following an epic win over Lámh Dhearg. The action resumed on Sunday as 10 football finals and six hurling deciders went down tot he wire with one of the fairytale victories seeing …

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