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Pundit Arena’s 2019 Provincial All-Star Awards

The provincial series has ended for another year and with that, it’s time to reflect on what was a strange provincial season overall. As expected, Kerry and Dublin picked up their seventh and ninth provincial crowns in a row. Dublin’s was as challenging (not very) as ever while Cork left us all with a huge smile on our faces Saturday …

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Dublin Sail To Nine-In-A-Row Following Drab Leinster Final Win

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Dublin 1-17 Meath 0-4 It wasn’t pretty and neither team were really effective but the game finished as expected with Dublin collecting their ninth Delaney Cup in a row. Meath kicked an awful lot of wides on a day where they stayed within touching distance fo Dublin until they ultimately showed their class and pulled away in the final quarter …

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Jim Gavin Keeps Faith With Fifteen For Leinster SFC Final

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Jim Gavin has named his side ahead of this afternoon’s Leinster SFC final against Meath in Croke Park. The starting fifteen is unchanged from Dublin’s 15-point semi-final victory over Kildare two week’s ago. Dublin’s attack will be spearheaded by Paul Mannion and Cormac Costello who shot 0-15 between them against Cian O’Neill’s side. They are joined up front by Niall …

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Conclusions As Conlon & Menton Power Meath Into Leinster Final

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Michael Corry reporting live from Croke Park. Laois 0-11 Meath 3-13 It was a case of goals win games this afternoon in Croke Park as Meath powered past Laois and into this year’s Leinster SFC Final.  Two goals either side of half-time from Bryan Menton alongside a Michael Newman penalty gave Meath the platform for their 11-point victory. However, late …

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Dublin See Off Laois To Claim Their Eighth Straight Leinster Title

Dublin maintained their stranglehold on the Leinster Senior Football Championship with victory over Laois at Croke Park on Sunday. Jim Gavin’s side, with young goalkeeper Evan Comerford starting in place of the injured Stephen Cluxton, came flying out of the traps early on and had the ball in the net with a goal after just three minutes of play, courtesy of a …

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The All-Ireland Football Championship Round 2 Qualifier Draw Has Been Made

The draw for the second round qualifiers of the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship has been made on Monday morning, and has thrown up a number of interesting ties. The draw sees the eight losing provincial semi-finalists – namely Carlow, Leitrim, Down, Clare,  Longford, Sligo, Monaghan and Tipperary – enter ball 2 to join the winners of last weekend’s round qualifiers – …

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Ciarán Kilkenny Not Dwelling On Gavin-Spillane Controversy, Focusing On Kildare

Dublin footballer Ciarán Kilkenny is confident that the All-Ireland champions have the strength-in-depth to cope with the loss of the suspended Diarmuid Connolly. Speaking as Sure launched their second season as the GAA’s official stats partners, Kilkenny spoke about the intense competition for places in Jim Gavin’s side, who hammered Westmeath by a mammoth 31 points in last Sunday’s Leinster semi-final. …

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Strange Choice Of Venue Is Confirmed For Dublin V Carlow’s Leinster SFC Quarter-Final

Leinster GAA Senior Football Championship First Round, Netwatch Cullen Park, Carlow 21/5/2017 Carlow vs Wexford Carlow's Shane Clarke, Sean Murphy and Brian Cawley celebrate after the game

Carlow saw off Wexford 2-17 to 2-13 on Sunday afternoon to set up a Leinster Senior Football Championship quarter-final against Dublin on June 3rd – but the choice of venue is more than a bit puzzling. The Barrowsiders, apparently unable to host the match themselves, will instead face the reigning All-Ireland champions at O’Moore Park in Portlaoise in a fortnight …

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Offaly Play Gaelic Football Too, You Know

With so much written about the Offaly hurlers in recent weeks, their Leinster SFC opener with Longford seemed to appear out of the blue. What also came out of nowhere was the result – and the performance. For Pat Flanagan’s side, it was an end to nine years without a win in the provincial championship. That is hard to comprehend …

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