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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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Mayo Name Their Starting XV For Semi-Final Clash With Roscommon

Mayo manager James Horan has unveiled the fifteen men who will represent his side for their crucial semi-final clash with Roscommon on Saturday. With a spot in the final up for grabs for the winner, Mayo and Roscommon will go to battle over seventy minutes in this weekend’s Connacht Senior Football semi-final in McHale Park. With Galway awaiting the victor …

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Pundit Arena Predicts The 2019 Football Championship

Football championship

Last week’s games in the Connacht Championship signalled the start of another summer of Gaelic Football action and given what’s at stake this year, it’s all set up to be one of the most exciting in recent years. Dublin have a chance to clinch that elusive five in a row but there are plenty of teams gunning to be their …

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Cora Staunton Suffers Double Leg Break During Aussie Rules Game

Cora Staunton

Former Mayo footballer Cora Staunton has suffered a horrific double leg break while playing for UNSW-ES Bulldogs against Macquarie University.  Her AFLW club, GWS Giants, confirmed the news on Saturday. “The GIANTS can confirm that AFLW forward Cora Staunton has broken her leg while playing in the AFL Sydney Premier Division Women’s competition on Saturday. “The Irish import was playing …

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Poll: Who Will Be Crowned All Ireland Football Champions 2019?

Football championship

The Connacht Football Championship throws-in next weekend meaning it is time to start thinking about who will lift the Sam Maguire Cup later this year.  Obviously, Dublin are favourites to claim the coveted ‘five-in-a-row’ and we are yet to see much that will prove us otherwise. Granted, they had a relatively quiet Football League campaign by their standards but we …

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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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Your Guide To The Weekend’s Allianz Football League Action

We have reached the penultimate round of the Allianz Football League group stages with a number of eye-catching fixtures in store this weekend.  In Division 1, Monaghan take on Cavan in Clones in what is essentially a relegation battle between the two bottom teams. Malachy O’Rourke’s side began the campaign with such promise in that victory against Dublin but have …

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Winners And Losers From Round 5 Of Allianz Football League

Allianz Football League

It was a hectic weekend in the Allianz Football League and while some counties were celebrating their significant victories, others were left to ponder their demise.  There were wins for Dublin, Tyrone, Kerry and Galway in Division 1 while Cork recorded their first win of the competition in Division 2, leaving it all to play for. Further down the line, …

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Your Guide To The Weekend’s Allianz Football League Action

Allianz League

It is another bumper weekend in the Allianz Football League with a number of teams eager to avoid relegation while the likes of Kerry and Fermanagh will be hoping to extend their leads. The Kingdom were afforded some breathing room in Division 1 of the Allianz Football League last week as they edged passed Galway in Tuam last weekend while …

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Allianz Football League Round-Up: Mayo Put Tyrone To The Sword

Allianz Football League

Brought to you by Allianz, proud sponsors of the Allianz Football & Hurling Leagues. It was another busy day of Allianz Football League action as Kerry recorded their second win of the campaign while Mayo inflicted further woe on Tyrone. Mickey Harte’s side remain winless in the competition while Mayo are flying high following their comprehensive nine-point victory. The same could …

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Mayo Name Strong Team For League Opener Against Rossies

Newly reinstalled manager, James Horan, has named a strong Mayo starting team for their Allianz Division 1 League opener with Roscommon on Saturday.  Among his more experienced players, Horan has included two league debutants after impressing during the Connacht FBD League campaign. Brian Reape from Bohola Moy Davitts has been named at full-forward, while alongside him at corner-forward is Conor Diskin …

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