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TG4 Announce Extensive GAA Coverage For September

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TG4 have announced their schedule of Gaelic Games for the next month with the TG4 All Ireland Ladies Football Finals, and the hurling and football club championships. Next Sunday sees live coverage of the All-Ireland Ladies Football Finals from Croke Park. From there, TG4’s weekly flagship programme GAA BEO will continue to provide live coverage each weekend up to mid-December and it …

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Leitrim Star Hits Back At Páraic Duffy Over Club Month Suggestion

The 2018 Championship will see major changes, with the introduction of Super 8s, and the fact that the entire schedule is being condensed. The GAA have made efforts to aid clubs by leaving the entire month of April free of intercounty action, and informing counties that the club must have full access to players for that month. Writing in his final annual …

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Watch: Laois Hurler Improvises To Score Ingenious Point

A Laois hurler may have scored one of the most obscure points ever witnessed on Saturday.  Clough-Ballacolla were taking on Abbeyleix in the Laois Senior Hurling Championship for a place in the county final, but the game was overshadowed by one moment of superb improvisation this semi-final will undoubtedly be remembered for. With Clough-Ballacolla running away with the game in the dying …

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Mickey Harte To Stay On As Tyrone Manager

Ulster , Ireland - 28 May 2017; Tyrone manager Mickey Harte during the Ulster GAA Football Senior Championship Quarter-Final match between Derry and Tyrone at Celtic Park in Derry. (Photo By Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

Mickey Harte is to stay on as Tyrone boss for the next three years it has been revealed on Tuesday night.  The Errigal Ciarán club man will now stay on after speculation around his future at the helm following Tyrone’s exit from this year’s championship. Big vote of confidence. Mickey Harte will continue to manage Tyrone for next 3 years. Big statement. pic.twitter.com/vGIObE1euT …

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Conor Gleeson’s First Appeal Fails As He Attempts To Play In All-Ireland Final

Dublin , Ireland - 13 August 2017; Damien Cahalane of Cork fouls Conor Gleeson of Waterford, for which he was sent off for a second yellow card offence by referee James Owens, during the GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship Semi-Final match between Cork and Waterford at Croke Park in Dublin. (Photo By Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

Waterford defender Conor Gleeson has failed in his first attempt to be cleared for the All-Ireland final. Gleeson’s case was dismissed by the Central Hearings Committee on Monday night. Once again, a Waterford hurler has unsuccessfully appealed a sending off as this time Conor Gleeson’s case was dismissed. Hearing 3 of 3, Conor Gleeson: pic.twitter.com/CXVvs0xxTE — The GAA (@officialgaa) August …

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GAA Betting: Cork vs Waterford Preview And A Club Championship Accumulator

Following last weekend’s thriller, much will be expected of this Sunday’s clash between Cork and Waterford. The renaissance continues for the Rebels, having claimed a first Munster title since 2014, their focus now turns on regaining the Liam MacCarthy Cup. After encountering a road block in Munster, Waterford have got back behind the wheel and now find themselves just 70-odd …

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Jackie Tyrrell Identifies Tipperary’s Biggest Weakness

GAA Hurling All Ireland Senior Championship Final, Croke Park, Dublin 6/9/2015.Kilkenny vs Galway.Kilkenny's Jackie Tyrell celebrates after the game .Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Kilkenny hurling legend Jackie Tyrrell has identified Tipperary’s defence as their biggest weakness.  The 35-year-old won nine All-Irelands and claimed four All-Star awards during his inter-county career and is universally recognised as one of the toughest defenders of all time so it’s safe to say he knows a thing or two about defending. Writing in The Irish Times, Tyrrell claims that Tipperary’s …

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Five Peripheral Cork Hurlers Who Could Still Have A Massive Influence

Munster Senior Hurling League Round 2, Gaelic Grounds, Limerick 15/1/2017 Limerick vs Cork Cork's Lorcan McLoughlin Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ken Sutton

To date, 2017 has been an incredible year for Cork hurling. They’ve already collected silverware in Munster, beating Tipperary, Waterford and Clare along the way and the Rebels can now dare to dream of All-Ireland glory.  Under Kieran Kingston, Cork have a new-look starting XV. Although they are young, athletic and quick, arguably their best overall trait is their skill and, …

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Aaron Cunningham Disappointed With Clare Support Vs Cork

Munster GAA Senior Hurling Championship Final, Semple Stadium, Thurles, Co. Tipperary 9/7/2017 Clare vs Cork Cork's Alan Cadogan scores the opening goal. Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

Clare hurler Aaron Cunningham has expressed his disappointment over the Clare support at Sunday’s Munster final.   The Banner were vastly outnumbered by Cork supporters in what was their first Munster final in nine years. The Cork bandwagon has been rolling like never before over the past few weeks and the Rebel supporters played a huge part in selling out Semple …

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Opinion: The GAA Need To Move With The Times When It Comes To Nutrition

Bord Gais Energy GAA Hurling All Ireland Under 21 Championship Semi-Final 25/8/2012 General view of a GAA sideline flag Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

The GAA train of thought regarding nutrition is still very much old-school. With pre-season campaigns starting earlier and earlier, as physical training begins to entail so much more than just ‘a few laps’ and ‘sprints to the 45’ and as amateur athletes are expected to perform at professional levels, even on the club scene, we examine the existing views around nutrition in …

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Stephen Bennett’s Return To Inter-County Hurling Has Had Its Highs And Lows

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A, Croke Park, Dublin 4/3/2017 Dublin vs Waterford Dublin's Caolan Conway and Stephen Bennett of Waterford Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

When the Waterford side is named on Friday night, Stephen Bennett is one name most Déise followers will be looking out for. Bennett’s return to inter-county hurling hasn’t been easy. The entire country has been informed of younger brother Shane’s ability by this stage. Stephen, however, hasn’t fully had the chance to display his talents to this point. Stephen has long …

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GAA Announce Proposals For Restructuring Of All-Ireland Hurling Championship

AIB Ulster Club Final 31/10/2004 General View of a hurley and sliotar Mandatory Credit©INPHO/Andrew Paton

The GAA have announced their proposals for the restructuring of the All-Ireland Hurling Championships at minor, under-21 and senior levels. Talks of reform have been rife ever since the introduction of the ‘Super 8’ to the All-Ireland Football Championship. Hurling supporters and analysts have been calling for change and now the GAA have answered. The association is set to trial …

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Watch: Aidan O’Shea Shows No Signs Of Giving Up Fan Selfies

The Mayo footballers are preparing for their Connacht SFC semi-final against Galway this weekend with a vengeance, intent on regaining the provincial crown they surrendered to the Tribesmen last year.  Ahead of their match this weekend, in a new video promoting tourism in the county put out by Mayo.ie, star players Aidan O’Shea, Lee Keegan and Colm Boyle feature. It is …

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