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Super 8s Final Round Fixture Details Released For Bank Holiday Weekend

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The fixture details have been released ahead of the final phase of the All-Ireland Super 8s campaign which is set to take place over the August Bank Holiday weekend. Depending on the results of this weekend’s Croke Park double-headers on Saturday and Sunday, the final phase of games could prove pivotal in determining who qualifies for this year’s All-Ireland SFC …

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Peter Harte Cleared To Play In Super 8s Clash With Roscommon

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Peter Harte has been cleared to play in Tyrone’s opening Super 8s game against Roscommon on Saturday after having one of his black card offences overturned. Harte has been the topic of much discussion after receiving three black cards in this season’s Championship, with his dismissal the last day out against Cavan meaning that he must serve a one-match suspension. …

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“What Would They Have Preferred Hearing – Incy Wincy Spider?”

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Owen Mulligan has defended the Tyrone players after footage was shared of them singing rebel songs following their win over Cavan last weekend.  The All-Ireland winner described the incident, which has bee condemned both north and south of the border, as “just lads having craic”. The Paddy Power columnist thinks the whole situation has been blown out of proportion. “The …

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Spotlight: Conor Cox The Hero Roscommon Badly Needed

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Roscommon are Connacht champions for 2019 and they won it the hard way.  It started with a trip to Castlebar where they defeated Mayo on their home turf for the first time since 1986. Their attention then turned to Pearse Stadium and Galway and despite the fact that the Rossies defeated the Tribesmen in the same fixture at the same …

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Conclusions As Roscommon Rally To Be Crowned Kings Of Connacht

Galway 0-12 Roscommon 1-13 Roscommon are Connacht champions for 2019 following an impressive second-half comeback win over Galway in Pearse Stadium, Salthill.  The Rossies trailed Kevin Walsh’s side by five points at half time but a Diarmuid Murtagh goal in the second half set them up for a comeback win which was helped a lot by Galway’s struggles up front. …

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Enda Smith Returns To Captain Roscommon In Connacht SFC Final

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Galway and Roscommon have both named their starting XV for Sunday’s Connacht SFC final at Pearse Stadium. Hubert Darcy and Andrew Glennon make way for Anthony Cunningham’s side with Conor Devaney and Diarmuid Murtagh coming in, while Enda Smith returns to captain the side in place of Ultan Harney. Galway have made just one change following their semi-final victory over …

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Alan Kerins: “Pearse Stadium Can Be A Nightmare”

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Former Galway dual star, Alan Kerins, believes his native Tribesmen should have too much for Roscommon in this Sunday’s Connacht SFC final with Roscommon in Pearse Stadium. The two sides meet for the fourth year in a row following the Rossies huge upset win over Mayo last month while Galway have dispatched off London and Sligo en route to Sunday’s …

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All-Ireland Contenders Out In Force As Football Takes Centre Stage

Gaelic football takes centre stage this weekend as All-Ireland champions, Dublin, start their journey towards what they hope is an unprecedented five-in-a-row.  They take on a Louth side who will be buoyed by their goal-scoring exploits in 2019. The game in Portlaoise will act as the main event in a double-header with Carlow versus Meath. Another Leinster double-header goes down …

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Allianz Leagues: Conclusions Following Exciting Final Round

With only the finals left to be played in the Allianz Football League (apart from Louth & Westmeath’s Round Six clash), it’s time to reflect on some of the things we’ve learned over the past couple of months.  Despite falling off the wagon after a promising start, Mayo recovered well to make the league final where they face Peter Keane’s …

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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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Owen Mulligan: One-Match Ban For Donie Smith Not Good Enough

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One of the big talking points following Round 1 of this year’s Allianz Football League was Roscommon forward Donie Smith’s alleged eye-gouge on Mayo defender, Keith Higgins.  Whilst it wasn’t the first incident of its kind on a GAA field, the grimace across Smith’s face as he drove his finger into the eye of Higgins failed to paint a pretty …

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