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Match Week Diary Of A High Performance Inter-County Analyst

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Patricia Lynch is a high-performance analyst. In 2019, she worked as part of the backroom team of the Kerry senior footballers and after reaching the All-Ireland final, she switched codes and is now the High-Performance Analyst with the Kerry hurlers. She takes us through a typical match week in the life of a GAA high-performance analyst. Saturday: Matchday “During the …

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No Tyrone Men In Owen Mulligan’s Team Of The Decade

Tyrone legend Owen Mulligan has named his Gaelic Football Team of the Decade, however, no players from his county are included. Mulligan, a Paddy Power GAA ambassador, has named nine Dublin stars in his Team of the Decade while there are two representatives each from Mayo and Donegal. The final two slots are taken by Kerry and Monaghan. As well …

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Five Of The Best Hurlers From Outside Top Tier Traditional Counties

hurlers top tier

Last week, we chose the five best hurlers of the modern era never to have won an All-Ireland medal. Hurlers from proud, successful, top-tier hurling counties who have been denied a Celtic Cross medal due to factors outside of their control. Of course, there are plenty more hurlers who deserve just as much recognition but often find themselves overlooked because …

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Major Talking Points As Allianz League Quarter-Finals Are Confirmed

Allianz League

It was a decisive weekend in the Allianz Hurling League with the lineup for the competition’s Division 1 quarter-finals now confirmed. On Saturday, Limerick overcame Waterford in their rescheduled fixture while Galway dumped Tipperary out of the competition on Sunday following a 3-21 to 3-13 win in Salthill. Meanwhile, Antrim’s 2-14 to 0-20 draw with Offaly over the weekend saw …

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Quiz: Name Victorious Mayo Team From 2019 Allianz League Final

Mayo gaa

Mayo and Kerry clash in the Allianz Football League this weekend with James Horan’s men needing a win to keep them out of the Division 1 relegation zone. The sides are no strangers to each other with Kerry holding the bragging rights following their comprehensive 10-point win in the first round of the Super 8s last year. However, their last …

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TV Details Ahead Of Decisive Weekend In Allianz Leagues

Allianz League

We’re getting down to the business end of the Allianz Leagues with just a month left until the Division 1 hurling and football league finals.  There are a number of scintillating fixtures taking place this weekend in both codes and, as usual, five of these games will be shown on television. The action begins on Saturday evening with two mouthwatering …

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Kieran Donaghy On Why “Unfortunate” Red Is A Lesson For David Clifford

Former Kerry footballer Kieran Donaghy believes that David Clifford will have learned a “cheap lesson” following his controversial sending off in the Kingdom’s clash with Tyrone. Clifford was shown a second yellow card for an off-the-ball incident with Tyrone’s Ben McDonnell, although replays appeared to suggest that it was the Kerry man who was hauled to the ground, with the …

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First Class Impact: Lixnaw Delight In Success Of Shane Conway And UCC

UCC Shane Conway Lixnaw

In association with  There are no competitions quite like the Electric Ireland Higher Education Championships for giving players from so-called ‘weaker counties’ a chance to shine against the best and brightest that hurling has to offer.  In Kerry, the county has become intertwined with Gaelic football since the dawn of time given the county’s huge success rate from underage through …

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Five GAA Stars To Watch In The Electric Ireland Fitzgibbon Cup

Electric Ireland Fitzgibbon

The Electric Ireland Higher Education Championships return this weekend highlighting some of the best young talent in the country through the Fitzgibbon and Sigerson Cups. Over the years, the competitions have cultivated some of the top players in both hurling and football with a huge number of All-Ireland winners stemming from third-level tournaments. Following UCC’s success in 2019, this year’s …

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Kerry Legend Ogie Moran On Dubs Nearing His Stellar Record

ogie moran

Only five players in the history of Gaelic football have managed to collect eight All-Ireland titles. Of those five, only one has managed to play every minute of every final in the same position. Of that great Kerry side from 1975 to 1986, while the team remained largely the same, the one constant throughout was the centre forward berth held …

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Dublin To Host Bumper Double Homecoming Later This Month

Dublin

It has been a momentous weekend for Dublin as the footballers claimed the elusive five-in-a-row, while on Sunday, the ladies footballers collected the Brendan Martin Cup for the third year-in-a-row.  As expected, a bumper homecoming has been planned that will celebrate the achievements of both teams, however, in an unusual move, the event won’t be held for another two weeks. …

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