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Kilmacud Crokes Forward Joins John Maughan’s Offaly Panel

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Offaly have acquired the services of Kilmacud Crokes forward Shane Horan ahead of their 2019 campaign just a week after manager John Maughan spoke of the lack of players making themselves available. The Daily Mirror reports that Horan completed an inter-county transfer last week through the parentage rule as both his mother and father hail from the Faithful County.  Horan …

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GAA Reform: Does Hurling Need A Change As Well As Football

As an organisation GAA caters for hurling, football, rounders and handball, while camogie and ladies football operate under their own separate identities. Change and reform and two words being brandished in conjunction with each other at an alarming rate. Proposals are being put forward but one thing that stands out is that all of the proposals are geared towards football. …

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Watch: Wicklow School’s Goalkeeper Silences The Crowd With Free-Kick Taking

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Yesterday, the Leinster A Senior Football Schools semi-final took place in Enniscorthy, county Wexford.  The ferocious game was played between St.Peter’s College of Wexford and the combined Wicklow Schools team. Undoubtedly, it was a thrilling encounter and it was a match that certainly did not lack physicality, skill or beautiful point-scoring. The main talking points, however, were the crowd and the …

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Tuesday Team selection – Our ‘Rest of Leinster’ XV

Dublin are dominating Leinster, and nobody has a hope of beating them. So they say. The boys in Blue have won ten of the last eleven titles including two five-in-a-rows. As part of a new weekly Tuesday Team Selection feature, we’ll look at picking topical teams to get people talking. This week we will pick the best fifteen in the Leinster Football …

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Dublin Can And Will Be Stopped This Year

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Another league has passed, another trophy in the Dublin cabinet and another year we look forward to provincial and All-Ireland Championships thinking ‘how is anyone going to stop Dublin?’ It’s four League titles in a row now for Jim Gavin’s men, this will be most likely followed by another Leinster and by time we get to the All-Ireland they will …

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In Defence Of The Leinster Football Championship

The Leinster football championship kicks off in a week’s time but from the way people are talking, there seems little point in any games going ahead. Dublin are red-hot favourites again and justifiably so, but there’s more to the Leinster football championship than Dublin. Some of the most enjoyable games and best performances I have seen over the last number …

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The GAA Are Considering Building A New 40,000 Capacity Stadium.

The GAA are mulling over the possibility of building a new stadium off the M50. Leinster GAA chief, John Horan, has indicated that the GAA are considering building a new 40,000 capacity stadium on a greenfield site off junction eight on the M50. While junction eight does not currently exist, Horan told the Irish Examiner, There’s a big land bank in there and …

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Galway’s Best Moments Against Kilkenny

Galway take on Kilkenny in the Leinster Final this Sunday Galway are one of those infuriating sides. Just like Arsenal in the Premiership, its a case of them have the ability but not the aptitude. Like the gunners, the Tribesmen possess the skill, the soft touches and the flair, but have lacked that bit of fight that gets them over the line. However …

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The Enigma That is Galway Hurling

Galway take on Kilkenny this Sunday in a repeat of the 2012 Leinster Final. Many of us have a soft spot Galway. Our fondness has been perpetuated by our image of the city in particular. The massive student population keeps the city buzzing throughout the winter months. It maintains a vibrant atmosphere through the summer with an almost endless stream of …

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