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Ciara Trant: “It’s Up To The Rest Of The Pack To Catch Up”

Ciara Trant

Dublin goalkeeper Ciara Trant believes that there are both “pros and cons” to Dublin automatically qualifying for the Leinster final. Mick Bohan’s side will face Westmeath in the provincial decider on Sunday in what will be their first game since exiting the league at the hands of Cork earlier this year. Cork, meanwhile, played a game against Waterford and Kerry …

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McDonagh Excited For Return Following Eye-Opening Injury Experience

Aine McDonagh

After having her spring campaign disrupted by injury, Aine McDonagh is excited to return to competitive action for Galway as they prepare for the Connacht final against Mayo on Sunday.  The UCD student suffered a stress fracture during the O’Connor Cup final earlier this year and admitted that the injury was due to an accumulation of matches. “It was a …

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“I Knew I Wasn’t Right” – Orla Finn On Recovery From Concussion

Orla Finn Cork

Back in 2016, the LGFA Central Council voted to adopt the GAA Concussion Guidelines with agreed amendments for female players. The information document highlights that injury must be taken seriously “to protect the long-term welfare of the player.” It states that some symptoms develop immediately while other symptoms may make themselves known gradually over time. The latter was the case …

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GAA To Table Motion For LGFA & Camogie CEO’s To Sit At Top Table

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John Horan, today became the first ever GAA President to address Seanad Éireann on a number of issues currently facing the Association.  The big talking point to come out of his speech was his call for the GAA to build stronger ties with the Ladies Gaelic Football and Camogie Associations. Both the LGFA and Camogie Association currently operate under a …

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Top GAA Stars Highlight Imbalances In Men & Women’s Games

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The standard of women’s Gaelic Games has risen exponentially over the past decade, and the proof is in the pudding. However, some of our top female stars still have gripes over how their respective sports are run compared to that of the men’s game.  Pundit Arena recently sat down with two top Camogie stars who both highlighted clear imbalances that …

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Cork Ladies To Play First Ever Competitive Game At Páirc Uí Chaoimh

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Last week it was announced that All-Ireland ladies football champions Dublin would play two of their National League games at Croke Park and they would act as curtain raisers for the county’s all-conquering men’s team. Now, Cork have followed suit and announced that Páirc Uí Chaoimh will host two Cork ladies division one encounters that will also act as a …

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No Return For 12 Players Who Left Mayo Panel

Mayo Senior Ladies Football manager, Peter Leahy is preparing to lead his side into the new season without the 12 players who departed the county panel last year.  Eight players from the Carnacon club, as well as four other members, left the panel 10 days before their championship clash against Cavan last June, citing player welfare concerns. Leahy had led …

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Mourneabbey End All-Ireland Heartbreak With Victory Over Fox-Cab

Mourneabbey 1-13 Foxrock-Cabinteely 1-7 _____ Driven on by the heartbreak of final defeats in three out of the past four seasons, Mourneabbey were finally crowned All-Ireland Ladies Senior Club Football champions with an emphatic triumph over Foxrock-Cabinteely at Parnell Park. The Cork outfit came up short in the 2014, 2015 and 2017 deciders, but with Doireann O’Sullivan (0-6) in outstanding form …

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McConnell: ‘Amelia Was Only Born & They Were On Me To Get Back Out’

Pregnancy and the birth of her daughter Amelia provided Cathriona McConnell with a fresh perspective on life and football. The Donaghmoyne sharpshooter and former Monaghan star watched on from the sidelines last year when St Macartan’s provided an Ulster final shock. Amelia was born nine months ago and while football remains vitally important to McConnell, she returned to the game on …

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Preview: Mouthwatering Weekend Of Ladies Football Action

AND then there were six. The race for All-Ireland club glory in the senior, intermediate and junior grades has reached the semi-final stage. All six ties are down for decision over the weekend, beginning on Saturday with the clash of Emmet Óg (Monaghan) and Edinburgh-based visitors Dunedin Connollys in the Intermediate last-four tie. That game will have a 1pm start …

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Almost Half A Million Viewers Watch Ladies Football Finals On TG4

Almost 500,000 people tuned into TG4 for yesterday’s All Ireland Ladies Football Finals in Croke Park, bringing their total viewership of ladies football games this year to 850,000. 476,000 people watched throughout the day as Limerick and Tyrone were crowned junior and intermediate champions respectively, with 179,000 of those tuning in especially to see Dublin’s commanding performance against Cork as …

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Mayo’s Sarah Rowe Eager To Leap Into Unknown With AFLW Move

Mayo footballer Sarah Rowe believes that there has never been a better time for players to move to the AFLW given the current structure which allows them to return home for the inter-county season, but warns that this will not always be an option. Rowe, who is currently recovering from surgery to her shoulder, will join up with Melbourne based club, Collingwood on …

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Mayo’s Carnacon Reinstated To Championship Following Successful Appeal

Reigning All-Ireland ladies club champions Carnacon have been reinstated to the Mayo Championship following a successful appeal to Connacht LGFA last night. The Connaught Telegraph are reporting that Carnacon will now be free to defend their Mayo, Connacht and All-Ireland crowns after the original decision to throw them out of the championship was reversed by the Connacht Ladies GAA appeal committee. …

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