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GAA Round-Up: Routine Wins For Dublin & Tyrone But Mayo Fall

The GAA Football Championship took centre stage on Saturday with plenty of All-Ireland contenders in action.  Dublin and Tyrone both recorded routine victories to book their spots in provincial semi-finals. However, Mayo fell to a one-point defeat against Roscommon in a cracking contest in Castlebar. Meath swatted aside the challenge of Carlow in the days’ other football game. Meanwhile, in …

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Louth Manager Wayne Kierans Is More Than Just A ‘Soccer Man’

The narrative surrounding Louth boss, Wayne Kierans, is one of optimism in the Wee County, however, much has been said about the fact that he is supposedly a ‘soccer man’. The soccer man, an old-school Gael’s worst nightmare. The ‘ground ball’ loving coach who’s coming in to change the way the game is played. Sure, he’ll probably be teaching the …

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No Room For Rory O’Carroll In Dublin Team For Leinster Opener

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Dublin manager Jim Gavin has named the returning Rory O’Carroll among the substitutes for their Leinster Senior Championship opener against Louth this evening. Gavin has stuck with 11 members of the team that started last year’s All Ireland final including Paul Mannion, Ciaran Kilkenny and Footballer of the Year, Brian Fenton. Cormac Costello and Michael Fitzsimons, who came off the …

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Kerry Don’t Fear Dublin Completing The Five-In-A-Row

The Dublin senior footballers stand on the brink of history as the 2019 All-Ireland Championship looms.  The ‘drive for five’ is underway and all anybody can talk about is whether Jim Gavin’s men can complete something that has never been done before in Gaelic Games. The great Kilkenny hurling team of the late 2000s couldn’t complete the five, nor could …

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Dublin Handed Huge Boost With Return Of Rory O’Carroll

Dublin have received a huge boost on the eve of the championship with the news that Rory O’Carroll has rejoined the panel. The three-time All-Ireland winner left Ireland following Dublin’s Sam Maguire cup success in 2015 opting to spend the past three seasons travelling and working in New Zealand. Despite Dublin’s continued dominance, O’Carroll’s absence left a huge hole in …

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GAA Stock Watch: Jim Gavin Gives Hope To The Chasing Pack

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The Allianz Leagues wrapped up on Sunday (almost) as Mayo and Limerick lifted their first Allianz League trophies in 18 and 22 years respectively in Croke Park. For some teams, it was a league campaign to remember, for others it was one to forget. With that in mind, we have decided to select our GAA Stock Watch based on the …

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Cluxton and McCaffrey Drop Out Of Dublin Squad To Face Tyrone

Despite making his return to the Dublin starting XV in their win over Roscommon in two weeks ago, Stephen Cluxton has been left out of the squad to face Tyrone this evening in Round Six of the Allianz Football League. Evan Comerford returns to take his spot between the goals following an excellent display against Mayo last time out in …

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Jim Gavin: “We’ll Play In O’Toole Park, Parnell Park, Any Other Park”

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Dublin restored some order to the Gaelic footballing landscape yesterday evening with an assured eight-point victory over Mayo in Croke Park. The All-Ireland champions dominated proceedings from the first whistle onwards and manager Jim Gavin admitted he was satisfied with what he described as a ‘workmanlike’ performance. “Yeah, I think we’ve got to be satisfied at the fact, with the …

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Jim Gavin To Remain As Dublin Manager Until 2021

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Jim Gavin will remain as manager of the Dublin senior football team for another three years, Dublin GAA have announced. Gavin was ratified as the senior boss in 2012 following the departure of Pat Gilroy, beating Kerry in his first All Ireland final in charge of the county. Under his management, the Dublin team have established a new record for …

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Scully Hits A Brace Of Goals As Dublin See Off Donegal

Dublin 2-15 Donegal 0-16 Dublin saw off the brave effort of Ulster champions, Donegal to claim the win in their opening encounter of the Super 8s in Croke Park this evening. There were ominous signs for Declan Bonner’s men from the start as two kick-outs from Shaun Patton went straight into the waiting arms of the Dublin forwards, who failed …

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Super 8 Preview: Dubs To Prevail In Battle With Donegal

Leinster GAA Senior Football Championship Final, Croke Park, Dublin 24/6/2018 Dublin vs Laois Dublin's Jack McCaffrey celebrates with The Delaney Cup

What: All Ireland Championship Football Quarter Finals – Phase 1 (Group 2) Who: Dublin v Donegal Where: Croke Park, Dublin When: Saturday, July 14th at 7pm Odds: Dublin 1/7    Draw 14/1        Donegal 11/2   With the Anglo-Celt Cup accounted for, it feels as if Donegal football is back on the right track. They have been impressively efficient in their four Ulster Championship games and produced …

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Reported Ticket Interest In Mayo Vs Galway Is Already Through The Roof

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With the 2018 Allianz Football League consigned to history, counties’ preparations are gathering pace in the run-up to the summer. Undoubtedly the standout football tie for the month of April is in Connacht. Last year’s All-Ireland finalists Mayo face off against the beaten League finalists Galway in a mouthwatering clash in Castlebar. Galway have beaten their neighbours the last two summers, …

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The Standout XV From The 2018 Allianz Football League

Ahead of the final of the Allianz Football Leagues this weekend, we look at the standout performers of the Division 1 campaign. Who do you think should make the team? 1. Rory Beggan (Monaghan) Remarkably, Monaghan only conceded one goal in seven games across the campaign. This is a stat which forms the backbone for their impressive third-place finish in …

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Jim Gavin Confirms Dublin Have Accepted A Ban For Jason Sherlock

Dublin selector Jason Sherlock found himself in hot water after last week’s Allianz National League clash against Galway, as he pushed Tribesmen player Barry McHugh. There was a great deal of speculation in the aftermath of the incident that he would be subject to an eight-week ban, and speaking after Dublin’s loss to Monaghan in Croke Park yesterday, Jim Gavin …

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