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Former Kerry Boss Jack O’Connor Set To Take Over As Kildare Manager

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Former Kerry boss Jack O’Connor is set to take over as manager of the Kildare senior footballers.  Cian O’Neill stepped down from the position after the Lilywhites exited this year’s championship in a heavy defeat to Tyrone in Newbridge in Round 3 of the qualifiers. According to a report in The Irish Independent, O’Connor’s name will be ratified at the …

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Galway Goals Help Sink Kildare To Set-Up Semi-Final Clash

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Kildare 0-15 Galway 2-17 It was Galway who were singing come the end of this Electric Ireland All-Ireland Minor Football quarter-final clash in Pearse Park following an eight-point win over Kildare. The Tribesmen got off to the most electric of starts with a goal through midfielder, James McLaughlin, straight from the throw-in. Kildare settled into the game though and responded …

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Tyrone Send Out Statement With Powerful Win Over Kildare

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Kildare 1-15 Tyrone 2-22 Tyrone have progressed to the next round of the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship thanks to a 2-22 to 1-15 victory over Kildare at St. Conleth’s Park in Newbridge. There was no repeat heroics from last year’s infamous ‘Newbridge or Nowhere’ when Kildare sent Mayo out of the Championship as they struggled to compete with the pace …

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Cian O’Neill On Media Misinterpretation: “It Was Sly, It Was Devious”

Cian O’Neill admitted his disappointment in how his comments were portrayed in the media in the build-up to their Leinster SFC semi-final against Dublin. Kildare overcame Longford last Sunday after a replay to set-up yesterday’s meeting with Jim Gavin’s side and O’Neill was quoted after the game as saying “we are going to win that match”. The Kildare manager’s comments …

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Conclusions As Costello & Mannion Shoot 0-16 In Win Over Kildare

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Dublin 0-26 Kildare 0-11 Michael Corry reporting live from Croke Park. Kildare battled hard but it was to no avail as Dublin swatted aside their challenge with an accomplished second-half performance. Cian O’Neill’s men gave Dublin everything they had throughout an entertaining first half before going in at half-time just four points behind and full of hope. However, they coughed …

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GAA Round-Up: Honours Even In Salthill & Tullamore

No shocks in the GAA Championship today but plenty of talking points following draws in both the Leinster Football and Hurling Championships.  In the weekends only Liam MacCarthy Cup fixture, Galway and Wexford played out to a draw in Salthill while Longford and Kildare were forced into extra-time in Tullamore before finishing level. Elsewhere, It was a case of third …

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All-Ireland Contenders Out In Force As Football Takes Centre Stage

Gaelic football takes centre stage this weekend as All-Ireland champions, Dublin, start their journey towards what they hope is an unprecedented five-in-a-row.  They take on a Louth side who will be buoyed by their goal-scoring exploits in 2019. The game in Portlaoise will act as the main event in a double-header with Carlow versus Meath. Another Leinster double-header goes down …

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Gaelic Football Round-Up: Treaty Men Shock Tipperary In Thurles

The Gaelic football championship continued this evening as Kildare, Limerick and Clare all advanced to the next round of their provincial championships.  The big story comes via the way of Thurles as Limerick recorded a huge upset victory over Tipperary while Kildare were made to sweat it out against Wicklow. Here is our round-up of Saturday evening’s games. ___ Leinster …

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Kildare Feeling Under Pressure Ahead Of Potential Banana Skin

Kildare know all too well the potential banana skin in front of them as they prepare for their Leinster Football Senior Championship showdown with Wicklow on Saturday evening.  The Lilywhites fell to a shock defeat at this stage last season when Carlow ambushed them at Netwatch Cullen Park, the same venue for their clash with Wicklow. Vice-captain, Kevin Feely, admits …

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Four Key Players In Round Two Of The Allianz Football League

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The runners and riders are off to the races in the Allianz Football League, and you can expect that after this weekend all four divisions will begin to take shape.  Last week saw an inspired double substitution lead Monaghan to victory over Dublin, a resurgent Mayo side welcome back James Horan with a hard-fought win in terrible conditions, and Westmeath …

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All-Star Nominee Daniel Flynn Opts Out Of Kildare Squad For 2019

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Daniel Flynn has opted out of the Kildare panel for 2019 as Cian O’Neill announced his squad for the upcoming O’Byrne Cup.  Full-forward, Flynn was nominated for an All-Star this year off the back of some impressive performances for the Lilywhites and news of his exclusion will come as a huge blow for Kildare as they seek to bounce straight …

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