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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 Leagues: Winners & Losers Following Insane Final Round

The group stages are over and all there is left to play for in the Allianz Football League is silverware this Saturday and Sunday. Seven tough rounds of games have come and gone and while the winners are yet to be determined we know the six counties who have been condemned to the drop. While relegation doesn’t necessarily always translate …

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GAA Stock Watch: Kenny Goes One Way While Sheedy Goes The Other

What a hectic weekend of Allianz League action it was.  In the Allianz Hurling League, our four semi-finalists have been confirmed. All-Ireland champions Limerick put a beating on Laois to set-up a tie with a high-flying Dublin side who shocked everybody by taking out Tipperary last weekend in Semple Stadium. The other semi-final pits 2017 All-Ireland champions, Galway against a …

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Cora Staunton Will Not Return For A 25th Season With Mayo

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Cora Staunton has firmly shut the door on a return to inter-county action with Mayo following the conclusion of her second season playing in the AFLW. The 37-year-old is set to make a decision on her future with the Greater Western Sydney (GWS) Giants soon, but the four-time All-Ireland winner has confirmed that she won’t be pulling on the green …

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Spotlight: Four Minutes Of Utter Dominance From Aidan O’Shea

Mayo ground out an important win on Saturday night against a Kerry side who, up until then, had taken on all comers and won. People will say ‘sure it’s only the league’ and to an extent that is true, the real questions will be asked come the ‘white heat’ of Championship. However, we can’t underestimate the importance that this game …

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Conclusions Following a Jam-Packed Weekend Of GAA Action

And breath… 22 games in just two days. It really was a bumper weekend of GAA action. Corofin cemented their spot as the best football team in the country, while Henry Shefflin led Ballyhale Shamrocks back to the top in his first year of management. In the Allianz Hurling League, Cork took down Kilkenny in their ‘relegation playoff’ while Dublin recorded …

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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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Week In GAA: Hurling Fixture Chaos & Healy Defects To Mourneabbey

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Footballers around the country get a moment to relax this week as the Allianz Football League goes into hibernation, meanwhile, the hurling takes centre-stage, but not the quarter-final ties as originally planned.  Here is the pick of the news from around the GAA world this week. ___ Allianz Hurling League Fixture Crisis. On Monday, the GAA announced that last weekend’s …

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GAA Stock Watch: Gallagher On The Up While Geezer Takes A Tumble

Following another epic weekend of Allianz Football League action we now get a clearer picture of how the four divisions are shaping up ahead of the final two fixtures. There were plenty of talking points following the weekend’s action. Sligo are now a confirmed Division 4 team following an eight-point defeat to Westmeath. Leitrim and Derry are going in the …

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Analysing Rob Hennelly’s Croke Park Redemption

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Mayo travelled to Croke Park on Saturday evening looking to go four wins from four in Division One of the Allianz Football League. It wasn’t to be for James Horan’s side as they fell to a comprehensive eight-point defeat against a Dublin side who, despite not firing on all cylinders, never really looked in trouble from the get-go. On the …

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James Horan: “They Were Physical, They Bullied Us A Little Bit”

Mayo boss, James Horan, cut a dejected figure last night following his sides eight-point defeat to Dublin at Croke Park. The Westerners were second best from start to finish on a night where their goalkeeper, Rob Hennelly, was easily their stand-out player scoring two points and making six point-blank saves. Following the performance, Horan lamented the number of turnovers Mayo conceded …

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