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How GAA’s Most Heated Rivals Ended Up Sharing A Holiday Resort

What is Gaelic football’s greatest ever rivalry? For many, the Dublin/Kerry saga of the late 1970s stands out as the most storied era of Gaelic football. While those of a younger persuasion may steer towards the great Armagh/Tyrone rivalry of the early 2000s.  However, one rivalry stands above even those previously mentioned based on sheer tension, toughness and hatred towards …

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Dublin Edge Past Meath After Penalties In O’Byrne Semi-Final

For the second weekend in a row, a penalty shootout was required to decide the winner in the preseason competitions, as Dublin edged past Meath to reach the O’Byrne Cup final.  The game finished 1-12 apiece after normal time with the All Ireland champions prevailing 3-1 in the penalty competition, which was introduced instead of extra time. Ballyboden St Endas’ club man, …

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Thousands Attend Sean Cox Fundraiser As Meath Defeat Dublin

Meath defeated Dublin in a fundraiser game for injured Liverpool fan Sean Cox on Sunday with thousands in attendance at Pairc Tailteann. Cox suffered serious injuries after an unprovoked attack outside Anfield before the Champions League semi-final first leg against Roma in April. Over 4000 fans attended the game which saw Meath pick up a rare win against their Leinster …

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Meath’s Conor Nash Set For AFL Debut This Weekend

Navan native, Conor Nash will make his debut for AFL side, Hawthorn this weekend in their clash with the Geelong Cats. The 20-year-old joined the Hawks in 2016 as a Category B rookie after a promising underage career in both Gaelic Football and rugby. He represented Leinster and Ireland at the U18 level while also featuring as a Meath minor footballer. …

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Defending Champions Dublin Bow Out Of Leinster Minor Championship

Electric Ireland Leinster Minor Football Championship Round 5, TEG Cusack Park, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath 3/7/2018 Westmeath vs Dublin Dublin's Rory Dwyer and Euan Farqharson after the game

Defending champions have been eliminated from this year’s Leinster Minor Football Championship at the round robin stage. Despite hammering Westmeath by a commanding scoreline of 5-19 to 0-09 on Tuesday night, Dublin finished third in their group as Wicklow followed up on their surprise win at Parnell Park last week by defeating already-qualified Meath 1-10 t0 1-08. In the group’s …

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Reported Ticket Interest In Mayo Vs Galway Is Already Through The Roof

Galway Mayo

With the 2018 Allianz Football League consigned to history, counties’ preparations are gathering pace in the run-up to the summer. Undoubtedly the standout football tie for the month of April is in Connacht. Last year’s All-Ireland finalists Mayo face off against the beaten League finalists Galway in a mouthwatering clash in Castlebar. Galway have beaten their neighbours the last two summers, …

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The Standout XV From The 2018 Allianz Football League

Ahead of the final of the Allianz Football Leagues this weekend, we look at the standout performers of the Division 1 campaign. Who do you think should make the team? 1. Rory Beggan (Monaghan) Remarkably, Monaghan only conceded one goal in seven games across the campaign. This is a stat which forms the backbone for their impressive third-place finish in …

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