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Dublin Great Paul Flynn Announces Inter-County Retirement

Decorated Dublin star Paul Flynn has announced his retirement from inter-county football at the age of 32 due to fitness reasons  Flynn won six All-Ireland titles with the Dubs, as well as earning four consecutive All-Stars between 2011 and 2014, but has struggled to regain full fitness after back surgery in 2018. In a statement Flynn said: “After 12 proud years …

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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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Kerry Manager Éamonn Fitzmaurice Will Be A Busy Man Next Weekend

Due to the effects of Storm Emma, the GAA cancelled all Allianz National League games scheduled for this weekend. This includes the meeting of Dublin and Kerry at Croke Park which was due to take place on Saturday evening. The tie will now be put back a week to the Sunday afternoon most likely, with reports citing the reason as the Garda …

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All Allianz League Games This Weekend Are Off

League Munster GAA Hurling Minor Championship 2011 Final 10/7/2011 General view of a hurl and sliotar Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie GAA

The GAA have announced that all Allianz National Hurling and Football League games are off this weekend, due to the weather. A full revised fixtures programme to cover the remaining rounds of the Allianz Leagues will be issued on Monday, March 5th. As there consecutive game-weeks in hurling all the way through to the final, all games have been put …

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“We’re Top Of The Table And That’s Where I Want Cavan To Be” – Mattie McGleenan Delighted With Cork Win

Cavan are in the driving seat in Division 2 of the Allianz National Football League after gaining a valuable two points on Lee-side yesterday afternoon. The Breffni County are currently on top of the table, and are the only unbeaten team in the division. Speaking after their win over Cork, manager Mattie McGleenan revealed his delight at the win, conceding …

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Combined Dublin/Mayo Selection Of The Last 15 Years

Over the course of the last few years both Dublin and Mayo have been to the forefront of GAA fans and pundits consciousness. Although Mayo have yet to make the breakthrough and claim their first Sam Maguire in 66 years they have captured the hearts and minds of the nation over the last decade and a half especially the last five …

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Opinion: Dublin’s Bench Holds The Key To Their Success

On Sunday, Jim Gavin will look to mastermind a third All-Ireland triumph on the bounce with this great Dublin team. However, it is more than just the starting XV that are key to the champions, it is the depth of their squad. In fact, it can be argued that the 15 who finish the game are as, if not more …

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