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Vinnie Murphy: How Kerry Renewed His Love Following Dublin Exile

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“Vinnie’s going to get you, Vinnie’s going to get you.” Vinnie Murphy recounts a tale of leaving a Kerry nightclub back in the early 2000s shortly after his second retirement from inter-county football. He had taken a team down to play in the famous Páidí Ó Sé tournament and after being hammered by hosts, An Ghaeltacht, they flocked to one …

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Corry’s Corner: Examining The False Dawn Of Munster Football

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July 31, 2016 The All-Ireland Senior Football Championship has reached the quarter-final stages with the first of two double-headers set to go down in Croke Park. The majority of the teams involved in the last eight are as expected apart from two glaring exceptions, Clare and Tipperary. Three of the eight quarter-finalists are indeed Munster counties and it could well …

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Allianz Leagues: Conclusions Following Exciting Final Round

With only the finals left to be played in the Allianz Football League (apart from Louth & Westmeath’s Round Six clash), it’s time to reflect on some of the things we’ve learned over the past couple of months.  Despite falling off the wagon after a promising start, Mayo recovered well to make the league final where they face Peter Keane’s …

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Conclusions Following a Jam-Packed Weekend Of GAA Action

And breath… 22 games in just two days. It really was a bumper weekend of GAA action. Corofin cemented their spot as the best football team in the country, while Henry Shefflin led Ballyhale Shamrocks back to the top in his first year of management. In the Allianz Hurling League, Cork took down Kilkenny in their ‘relegation playoff’ while Dublin recorded …

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Kingdom Ace In Line For Shock Return Against Mayo This Weekend

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Kerry star, David Clifford is in line for a shock return to the Kingdom side for this weekend’s sold out clash with Mayo at Austin Stack Park. According to Kerry manager, Peter Keane, Clifford is not far away from making his 2019 bow after undergoing shoulder surgery in the off-season. Clifford is not the only Kingdom scoring machine who is …

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GAA Stock Watch: Gallagher On The Up While Geezer Takes A Tumble

Following another epic weekend of Allianz Football League action we now get a clearer picture of how the four divisions are shaping up ahead of the final two fixtures. There were plenty of talking points following the weekend’s action. Sligo are now a confirmed Division 4 team following an eight-point defeat to Westmeath. Leitrim and Derry are going in the …

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Tomás Ó Sé: They Thought He Was Just This Wild Man From Kerry

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This weekend marks the 30th anniversary of the Páidi Ó Sé Gaelic Football Tournament which is held in the West Kerry Gaeltacht in February of each year. The popularity of the tournament reflects that of Ó Sé who remains an icon of the GAA and Ireland whose legacy has continued to grow with each passing year. Comórtas Peile Páidi Ó Sé …

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Why The Melee In Tralee Restored Faith In Gaelic Football

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The begrudgers will tell you that Dublin were only at half-pace, that the league doesn’t count or that the championship is already a foregone conclusion anyway. However, let’s take the positives where we can. Last night’s clash between Kerry and Dublin went a long way to restoring some faith that there is life in this game just yet. There was …

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Kilcummin: From No Manager To Munster Champions And Possibly More

Kerry & Munster champions, Kilcummin stand on the brink of glory following their exploits over the past year. A successful county campaign ended with a win over Glenflesk which earnt them a crack at Munster where they defeated Cork’s Fermoy in the final followed by a last-four showdown against Kildare’s Two Mile House went right down to the wire eventually …

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