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Combined Galway/Kerry XV Of The Past Twenty Years

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Sunday sees the clash of the Cain and Abel of the GAA, the purists favourite sons, Kerry and Galway. This has been a relatively one-sided contest in recent years, and both have experienced stints in the doldrums (although one more so than the other) in the past two decades. Both have provided some of the finest footballers to lace boots …

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The Gooch’s Influence On The Game Summed Up By All-Embracing Reaction To His Retirement

GAA All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Semi-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 28/8/2016 Dublin vs Kerry Kerry’s Colm Cooper Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

The inter-county retirement of Colm ‘Gooch’ Cooper at the age of 33 might not have come as a shock to most, but the outpouring of support since has nonetheless been widespread.  The Gooch won nine Munster titles, five All-Irelands, four National Football Leagues, eight All Stars and is Kerry’s record scorer in championship competition having amassed a stunning 23-283 over a …

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Tribute Tuesday – Kerry’s Colm Cooper

Munster Gaa Senior Championship Quarter-Final 26/5/2013 Kerry Colm Cooper Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Lorraine O'Sullivan

This week we pay tribute to Kerry footballer Colm Cooper. Kerry face Dublin in the second of this year’s All-Ireland football semi-finals and as part of our look ahead to the game, we reflect on one of the best performers in the most recent games between the two sides.  Colm Cooper will go down as one of the greatest forwards …

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Five Teams To Watch In The 2015 National Football League

The GAA preseason takes a big leap forward this weekend with the football league ready to commence. It is not the be-all and end-all for counties but can often be the starting point of momentum for the season ahead. Media coverage, television and column inches will begin to be centred around GAA as new players and management begin to show …

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