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John Evans Steps Down As Wicklow Football Manager

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Popular Kerry man, John Evans, has stepped away from his role as Wicklow senior football boss after two seasons in charge of the Garden County.  Wicklow had a disappointing campaign, gaining just three wins from seven in Division 4 of the Allianz Football League. They then ran Kildare close in the Leinster quarter-final but ultimately fell short before losing to …

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John Evans: Investing In Youth Key To Changing Wicklow’s Fortunes

Wicklow are out on Saturday night in what is the curtain raiser for this year’s Leinster Football Senior Championship. Forever an underdog, it’s always hard for the Garden County to compete with the top-tier teams and the odds are most definitely stacked against the Division 4 side when they meet Kildare at Netwatch Cullen Park. However, there is one thing …

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Roscommon; Where Did It All Go Wrong?

Connacht GAA Senior Football Championship Final Replay, Elvery's McHale Park, Mayo 17/7/2016 Galway vs Roscommon Roscommon’s Cathal Cregg and Ciaran Murtagh dejected after the game Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

Roscommon began the year as a Cinderella story.  In the dour blustery months, we all clung to hot drinks as the Six Nations was in full flow. But it was the “sheep stealers” that buoyed our sanguine Spring hearts. After leaving an opening victory behind them in a monsoonal Kiltoom, Roscommon blossomed.  On a day where no pass was secure, an intercepted kick-out …

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Four Managers Who Can Make Cork Football A Force Again

With Brian Cuthbert stepping down yesterday, Cork are on the hunt for a football manager. Who might fit the bill?  _____ #1 John Cleary Cleary is the obvious candidate to succeed Brian Cuthbert as the Rebels boss. He is the bookies favourite and many will feel that he should have been appointed two years ago instead of Brian Cuthbert. The …

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Analysing The Four Candidates Who Can Rebuild Cork Football

Following the announcement that Brian Cuthbert would be stepping down as Cork football manager, Killian Healy takes a look at the four potential candidates for the job, now that the Bishopstown clubman has stepped aside. _____ #1 John Cleary Cleary is the obvious candidate to succeed Brian Cuthbert as the Rebels boss. He is the bookies’ favourite and many will …

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Are Roscommon About To Break The Mould… And Becoming The Hipster’s Choice?

Roscommon’s clash with Sligo in Markievicz Park should indicate whether or not they can challenge Mayo. Depending on its context, the term ‘hipster’, can can be used to both complement and insult individuals. Hipster culture exists across the spectrum of Irish society. Everyday we hear people with beards, discuss food festivals, organic gardening, music and Scandinavian dramas. Why watch House of Cards …

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Are Rising Roscommon Ready To Rule Connacht?

A fortnight has now passed since a glorious weekend for Roscommon football. A fourth Connacht u21 football title in six years on Saturday evening was followed by the senior footballers securing back-to-back promotions on Sunday afternoon.  With Roscommon now lying in the top tier of Gaelic Football and a constant stream of underage talent coming through the ranks, we ask, are …

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