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“To Put It Mildly, He Doesn’t Care What People Think”

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Kerry football was rocked this week with the news that Donie Buckley had stepped away from his role within the senior management team with immediate effect.  The highly-respected coach returned to coach his native county just 18 months ago with news of his departure causing shockwaves given the timing of the decision. Former Kingdom player Kieran Donaghy expressed his disappointment …

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Alan Brogan & Kieran Donaghy Weigh-In On Advanced Mark Rule

The introduction of the advanced mark rule has caused widespread discussion throughout the Gaelic football world. For today’s players it’s about the idea of rewarding the skill involved in the long pass, the technique in battling for the high ball against the opposition. There has however been teething problems since the introduction of the rule, but former Dublin footballer Alan …

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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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Donaghy & O’Mahony To Take Charge Of Tralee IT

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Kieran Donaghy has taken his first steps into management with Tralee IT with former Kerry teammate Aidan O’Mahony named on his coaching ticket.  Donaghy has been appointed joint-manager alongside Liam Brosnan who has been at the helm for the last two years. Former All-Star O’Mahony is due to come on board as a selector where he will be joined by …

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Cooney Eager To Tap Into Kieran Donaghy Knowledge

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Galway forward, Conor Cooney, has warmly welcomed the addition of Kerry legend, Kieran Donaghy to the Galway hurling set-up.  It was announced last week that the four-time All Ireland winner will join Micheál Donoghue’s backroom team in a performance coaching role. Given his vast level of experience as a player, Cooney is eager to see what he can bring to the …

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GAA Stars Pay Tribute To Kieran Donaghy Upon Retirement

GAA stars up and down the country have been paying tribute to Kerry forward, Kieran Donaghy after he announced his retirement from inter-county football. Donaghy, or ‘Star’, as he was known by Kerry fans, won four All-Irelands and three All-Stars in a fourteen-year spell for the Kingdom. His aggressive style of play, ability to pluck high balls from the air and take …

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Much Loved GAA Show ‘Underdogs’ Returns To TG4 Tonight

One of TG4’s most loved GAA shows, ‘Underdogs’ returns to our TV screens tonight following a 10-year absence. Kerry star, Kieran Donaghy has often credited the show for him breaking on to the inter-county panel. He featured on the 2004 series, as did Cork’s Pearse O’Neill with both going on to win All Ireland medals with their respective counties. 'Underdogs' …

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Kieran Donaghy Renaissance Key For Kingdom Success

Dublin , Ireland - 30 July 2017; Kieran Donaghy of Kerry in action against Liam Silke, left, and David Walsh of Galway during the GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Championship Quarter-Final match between Kerry and Galway at Croke Park in Dublin. (Photo By Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

Last Sunday saw what could be described as the third coming of Kieran Donaghy. He played an important role in Kerry building up a half-time lead that would not relinquish in the second half.  Donaghy’s intercounty career is now over a decade old. He has been a prominent figure who has built up a love-hate relationship with many in GAA circles …

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It Has All Kicked Off Between Joe Brolly And Kieran Donaghy On Twitter

Joe Brolly and Kieran Donaghy have a history… Kieran Donaghy’s autobiography, What Do You Think Of That? is going to be released next week, and there is great anticipation. The Kerry star has several signings lined up, and he was approached on Twitter by a fan. @starryboy14 looking forward to reading your book. Any word on book signing in antrim #LoveASportsAutobiography …

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