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No Room For Rory O’Carroll In Dublin Team For Leinster Opener

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Dublin manager Jim Gavin has named the returning Rory O’Carroll among the substitutes for their Leinster Senior Championship opener against Louth this evening. Gavin has stuck with 11 members of the team that started last year’s All Ireland final including Paul Mannion, Ciaran Kilkenny and Footballer of the Year, Brian Fenton. Cormac Costello and Michael Fitzsimons, who came off the …

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Limerick Ladies Hoping To Continue Winning Momentum In County

Limerick ladies football manager, John Ryan has admitted that his side find themselves in “bonus territory” as they prepare to take on Louth in the All Ireland Junior Final on Sunday in Croke Park. The county has already experienced joy in Croke Park this summer, with their senior hurlers capturing the Liam MacCarthy Cup for the first time in 45 …

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All The Results From Today’s Round 1A Football Qualifiers


It was very much a case of do-or-die for eight counties today in the first round of the All-Ireland Football Championship qualifiers. The ‘A’ side of the draw produced wins today for Derry, Longford, Laois and Sligo. Derry overcame a tricky test in Waterford to bounce back after a harrowing defeat to Tyrone. Like Cork three weeks ago, the Ulster side …

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Five Talking Points Ahead Of The Weekend’s Football Qualifiers

This weekend sees the opening round of the All-Ireland football qualifiers with four games taking place on Saturday. For a quartet of counties, they will have the dubious honour of being among the first teams knocked out of the championship. While the eight counties involved this weekend are more than likely not going to see the later stages of the …

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Previewing This Weekend’s National Football League Finals

Allianz Football League Division 1, Austin Stack Park, Kerry 18/3/2017 Kerry vs Dublin Kerry's Killian Young and Jonathan Lyne with Paddy Andrews of Dublin

There’s no doubt in saying that this year has been the most exciting league campaign in years. With most teams not knowing their fate going into the last weekend of league action, there was plenty to play for and a lot of surprises. There have also been some outstanding displays of individual brilliance and exciting new prospects emerging over the …

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National Football League: All The Final Day Permutations

Allianz Football League Division 1, Kingspan Breffni Park, Co. Cavan 26/3/2017 Cavan vs Kerry Kerry’s Barry John Keane celebrates scoring a late point Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

The 2017 National Football League will go down as one of the best in years. As we look ahead to the final weekend of action only Division 4 is settled at this juncture. Furthermore, in the other three divisions, only four teams are sure as to what division they will be playing in next season. In order to save you the …

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Five Teams That Need A League Win This Weekend

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A, Semple Stadium, Thurles, Tipperary 11/3/2017 Tipperary vs Kilkenny Kilkenny manager Brian Cody Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

This weekend sees round six of the National Football League and the last round of the group stage of the National Hurling League take place.  Some of the relegation and promotion permutations are already set but there is to be a much clearer picture after this weekend’s fixtures. ________ Mayo Footballers After a disappointing defeat to Cavan last weekend, Mayo …

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Twitter Reacts To The 2017 GAA Championship Draw

The draw for the 2017 GAA inter-county Championships took place live on RTÉ last night, to much fanfare. The draw gave us some sizzling prospects to look forward to in the early rounds of the Championship in both codes. As the draw unfolded, GAA fans took to Twitter to express their feelings about each draw. ______ Football The Dubs will …

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