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Inter-County Stars Discuss Super 8s & Tiered Championships

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The inter-county season has officially ended and as the long days stretch into the early evenings we can sit back, relax and look forward to a new decade of football in 2020. Dublin are champions for the fifth year in succession and the rest of Ireland will be gunning to stop their championship streak of 37 games without defeat. However, …

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Pundit Arena Roundtable: Inter-County Stars Predict All-Ireland Final

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All week long we’ve been speaking to some of the stars of the inter-county game to get their thoughts on tomorrow’s All-Ireland football final involving Dublin and Kerry. Dublin are attempting to achieve and unprecedented fifth successive title while Kerry look to stop Jim Gavin’s side and extend their place atop the roll of honour with 38 titles. We also …

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Emlyn Mulligan Has An Interesting Take On How To Fix The Super 8s

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Sure we couldn’t have a review of the 2019 season without speaking to someone from Leitrim.  The O’Rourke County had a year to remember gaining promotion from Division 4 of the Allianz Football League for the first time in 13 years while the hurling side collected Croke Park silverware by winning this year’s Lory Meagher Cup. When the topic of …

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Leitrim GAA Should Be Proud Of Stellar 2019 Season

The 2019 GAA season will go down in memory for a lot of reasons.  Mayo ending a hoodoo of nine straight Croke Park final defeats, Galway’s mid-summer exit one week after beating Kilkenny, Cavan’s run to a first Ulster final in 18 years, Carlow’s participation in the Liam MacCarthy Cup and who can forget the incoming five-in-a-row, something that looks …

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Sligo Snatch Nicky Rackard Win With Late Croke Park Rally

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What a wonderful day of hurling in Croke Park where Leitrim, Down and Sligo were all crowned respective All-Ireland champions after hard-fought victories at HQ. The day started with an absolute cracker between Leitrim and Lancashire that saw the O’Rourke County come out on top after extra-time. It was then Meath’s turn to climb the steps of the Hogan Stand …

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Blow For Leitrim As Mulligan Steps Away But Stops Short Of Retiring

Emlyn Mulligan has opted out of the Leitrim panel for the remainder of 2019 following their defeat to Roscommon in the opening round of the Connacht Senior Football Championship. The news was reported by the Irish Sun on Wednesday with the player confirming reports to the publication on Thursday. The Melvin Gaels club man did not start last weekend’s Connacht …

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GAA Stock Watch: Jim Gavin Gives Hope To The Chasing Pack

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The Allianz Leagues wrapped up on Sunday (almost) as Mayo and Limerick lifted their first Allianz League trophies in 18 and 22 years respectively in Croke Park. For some teams, it was a league campaign to remember, for others it was one to forget. With that in mind, we have decided to select our GAA Stock Watch based on the …

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Allianz Football League: Key Talking Points In Round Six

The penultimate round of the Allianz Football League talks place throughout today with a bumper 16 game fixture list to sink our teeth into. So far, the only confirmed league final we have is that between Leitrim and Derry in Division 4 with the two sides coming face-to-face today in Celtic Park, Derry. Mayo travel to Tralee looking to get …

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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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Watch: Leitrim & Mayo Involved In Gaelic Football’s First Penalty Shootout

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James Horan’s return to the Mayo sideline proved a triumphant and historic one after they overcame Leitrim in the FBD League preliminary round game via a penalty shootout.  The game in Carrick-on-Shannon proved to be an entertaining affair, finishing on a scoreline of 2-13 apiece after 70 minutes. Rather than playing extra-time, the game went straight into the GAA’s first ever …

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Leitrim GAA Have Sold The Naming Rights To Their Stadium

Leitrim GAA have become the latest county to sell the naming rights to their stadium in a bid to increase commercial revenue.  Páirc Sean Mac Diarmada will now be known as ‘Avantcard Páirc Sean Mac Diarmada’. Consumer finance business, Avantcard, who are based in Carrick-on-Shannon have secured sponsorship which will run from 2019-2021. “We are delighted to have a Leitrim based company showing …

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