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

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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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Canning Expecting Massive Crowds If And When The Games Resume

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Joe Canning believes the GAA need to factor in county training time before making a decision on when to start to 2020 All-Ireland senior hurling championship, adding that crowds will be massive given the lack of game time.  With all sporting activity ceased due to the ongoing pandemic, like many others, Canning is training on his own. When play eventually …

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GAA Confirm New York Championship Opener Postponed

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The GAA have today confirmed that the start of this year’s All-Ireland senior football championship has been suspended following the ongoing global pandemic.  The association confirmed that the Connacht senior football championship clash between New York and Galway has been postponed. The game was due to take place in Gaelic Park, New York on May, 3, however, due to the …

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Ronan Steede Handed Galway Senior Debut At 28-Years-Old

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Corofin made history ten days ago by becoming the first club side ever to win three successive All-Ireland senior football titles when they defeated Kilcoo at Croke Park. In what was a scrappy game overall, Kilcoo will have walked away with regrets knowing that Corofin were there for the taking on a cold day in HQ. The Galway men performed …

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The Butler Brothers – Born In London, Raised On Gaelic Games

Speaking to both Killian and Philip Butler you have to pinch yourself and remember that you are speaking to two devout Gaels. Such are their London accents, it is easy to forget that these boys are Irish to the core.  Born and raised in Greenford, the Butler brothers are key figures within the Tír Chonaill Gaels club, the current London …

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Corofin’s Success Has Come At A Price For Michael Farragher

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For Michael Farragher, Corofin’s continued success has come at a price. The ace attacker has been pivotal for the Galway side whose search for a first-ever three-in-a-row of All-Ireland club titles continues when they face Nemo Rangers on the first weekend of 2020. However, the 2011 All-Ireland U21 winner has struggled for playing time with the Galway senior side. Speaking …

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Supermac’s Say Complaints Led Them To Release Statement On Galway GAA

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Supermac’s have released another statement regarding Galway GAA’s use of sponsorship funds, clarifying the motivation behind their previous statement. Last week, the fast-food chain called for the Galway County Board to show how it has spent sponsorship money. Supermac’s have been the sponsor of Galway GAA since 1991 in one of the longest-running sponsorship deals in the GAA. They have …

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LGFA Set Another New Attendance Record For Croke Park Final

It just keeps growing and growing.  What a time to be involved in women’s sports in Ireland. The 20×20 movement has given female athletes all over Ireland a bigger platform than ever before and it is paying off. Fans all over the country are getting to hear more and more about the incredible female talent this country possesses. One sport …

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Kevin Walsh Steps Down As Galway Manager

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Kevin Walsh has stepped down from his role as manager of the Galway senior football side.  The news was confirmed today by Galway GAA that Walsh has stepped down from the role after five seasons in charge of the Tribesmen. Galway qualified for the Allianz League final and won the Connacht Championship in 2018 before going on to contest an …

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Electric Final In Store As The Rebels Take On The Tribesmen

In association with What a weekend we have in store as Cork and Galway do battle in the Electric Ireland All-Ireland Minor Football Final in Croke Park on Sunday.  It is not the final many would have been expecting as both sides were slight underdogs heading into their semi-final showdowns with Mayo and Kerry respectively. Cork put in a strong …

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Major Preview: Derek McGrath Looks Ahead To All-Ireland Final

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In association with The Electric Ireland Minor Hurling Championship draws to a close on Sunday when Galway and Kilkenny meet in Croke Park. The two teams know each other extremely well having met at the same stage of the competition last year while also locking horns earlier this season in the quarter-final round-robin series. Galway and Kilkenny have been dominant …

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Major Endurance: Turning Minor Heartbreak Into Major Triumph

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In association with Defeat is difficult to deal with under any circumstances but when you are a young hurler on the biggest stage of Croke Park, it can be particularly tough to process. That was the challenge facing the Galway minors in 2016 after they suffered a devastating five-goal loss at the hands of rivals, Tipperary in the All-Ireland semi-final. …

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