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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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Louth Manager Wayne Kierans Is More Than Just A ‘Soccer Man’

The narrative surrounding Louth boss, Wayne Kierans, is one of optimism in the Wee County, however, much has been said about the fact that he is supposedly a ‘soccer man’. The soccer man, an old-school Gael’s worst nightmare. The ‘ground ball’ loving coach who’s coming in to change the way the game is played. Sure, he’ll probably be teaching the …

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Bevan Duffy: Louth Not Looking Past Wexford Despite Dublin Dream

Bevan Duffy isn’t looking beyond Wexford, in fact, it’s quite the opposite. Louth travel to the sunny south-east today for their Leinster Senior Football Championship quarter-final and despite the Wee County being favourites and the Yellowbellies having fallen on hard times, Duffy knows all too well that they can’t be looking past the Division 4 outfit. “It’s the first round …

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DJ Carey Leads Kilkenny Footballers On Return To Minor Championship

After a three-year hiatus, the Kilkenny footballers returned to the Leinster Minor Football Championship with hurling legend, DJ Carey, at the helm.  Kilkenny have not fielded a team in the grade since April 2016 when they suffered a humiliating defeat at the hands of Wexford. The five-time All-Ireland winner, who also played football with the county, offered up his services …

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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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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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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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Ladies Gaelic Footballers Looking To Break European Record This Weekend

This weekend the Ladies Gaelic Football Association, along with the players, are urging fans to converge on Croke Park in an effort to break a European attendance record. The current record for a European female sporting event in 2015 is the Women’s FA Cup final between Chelsea and Notts County at the beginning of August, which was watched by 30,710 spectators at …

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