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Shane Hogan Looking To Inspire A Generation Of Native New Yorkers

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For the New York Gaelic football squad, Sunday’s Connacht Championship encounter with Mayo presents an opportunity to rub shoulders with one of the greatest sides of a generation. Nobody is giving them a hope in hell of winning and why should they, the last time James Horan’s side came stateside they left with a comprehensive victory. However, since then, New …

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Wait, What Will Happen If New York Actually Beat Sligo?

Connacht GAA Senior Football Championship Round 1, Gaelic Park, New York 1/5/2016 New York vs Roscommon A view of the pre match entertainment Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ed Mulholland

Believe it or not, the GAA All-Ireland Senior Football Championship begins this week with the annual Connacht Championship opener in New York. The western counties travel stateside on rotation for the opening game of the SFC in what usually, but not always, turns into a routine win for the travelling Irish side. However, the theory of eventuality suggests that surely, …

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Former All-Star Hurler To Line Out For New York Footballers

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The race for Sam Maguire kicks off this weekend with Sligo travelling across the Atlantic to take on New York in the Connacht SFC opener.  New York will be carrying a couple of surprise packages in their arsenal coming into the clash. Former Dublin hurling ace Danny Sutcliffe will line out for the stateside outfit on Sunday. The 2013 All-Star has …

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The Promised Land Of Victory Remains The Ultimate Goal For New York

Were Gaelic football professional, and swathes of money filtered through the game akin to its American football equivalent, we would certainly see Manhattan awash with All-Ireland winner’s medals sooner rather than later. To imagine a transfer market befitting the model of European football, one might rightfully assume that the bright lights of Times Square would lucratively appeal to the most …

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GAA Championship Countdown #2: Connacht Football Championship

The Connacht Football Championship is the first competition to get underway every year with the annual trip to New York. Galway got their campaign off to a winning start on the east coast of America, and the trip out of Ireland will continue with London completing the contingent of non-Irish-based teams competing for Sam Maguire. Following on from part 1 of our …

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