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Five Talking Points As Roscommon Shock Galway In Connacht Final


Roscommon went to Pearse Stadium today and shocked Galway to claim the Connacht Senior Football Championship for the first time since 2010, on a scoreline of 2-15 to 0-12. With the Tribesmen headed for the qualifiers and the Rossies plotting their trip to Croker, we take a look at the main takeaways from this afternoon’s final. Do Galway struggle with favourites …

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Get On These GAA Bets This Weekend

Leinster GAA Senior Football Championship Quarter-Final, Parnell Park, Dublin 4/6/2017 Louth vs Meath Meath team huddle Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Bryan Keane

Another weekend of championship action is upon us and the games come thick and fast. The first round of the football qualifiers throws in on Saturday while there are huge games in Ulster and Munster on Sunday. Using a 1-5 rating system, with one being a risky bet and five being a certainty, we have our top four bets for …

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Five Winners And Five Losers From The Allianz National Football League

Allianz Football League Division 1 Final, Croke Park, Dublin 9/4/2017 Dublin vs Kerry Kerry’s captain Fionn Fitzgerald lifts the trophy

A highly entertaining league campaign came to a close over the weekend as the divisional football finals were down for decision. Westmeath, Tipperary, Galway and Kerry all came away with winner’s medals and a trophy in the bag before the summer action truly begins. So with thoughts quickly turning to the Championship, we thought we’d look at some of the …

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National Football League: All The Final Day Permutations

Allianz Football League Division 1, Kingspan Breffni Park, Co. Cavan 26/3/2017 Cavan vs Kerry Kerry’s Barry John Keane celebrates scoring a late point Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

The 2017 National Football League will go down as one of the best in years. As we look ahead to the final weekend of action only Division 4 is settled at this juncture. Furthermore, in the other three divisions, only four teams are sure as to what division they will be playing in next season. In order to save you the …

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Five Teams That Badly Need A League Win This Weekend

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A, Cusack Park, Ennis, Co. Clare 19/2/2017 Clare vs Kilkenny Kilkenny manager Brian Cody Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

This weekend sees the first round of National Football League and National Hurling League fixtures in the month of March. Despite the terrible weather recently, winter is over, and counties are now in a position where they have to get their houses in order, as championship approaches. With time running out for players to put their hands up for Championship …

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Twitter Reacts To The 2017 GAA Championship Draw

The draw for the 2017 GAA inter-county Championships took place live on RTÉ last night, to much fanfare. The draw gave us some sizzling prospects to look forward to in the early rounds of the Championship in both codes. As the draw unfolded, GAA fans took to Twitter to express their feelings about each draw. ______ Football The Dubs will …

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Poll: Who Will Win The Sam Maguire Cup in 2017?

Stephen Cluxton Sam Maguire Dublin GAA

Dublin beat Mayo in a tight affair yesterday evening in Croke Park to capture the Sam Maguire Cup. Earlier today, we posted an article onsite featuring the odds for the 2017 All-Ireland Football Championship. The Dubs are clearly favourites, with runners-up Mayo in second place (again!). Meanwhile, usual suspects Kerry, Donegal, Tyrone and Cork are all knocking about. It will be …

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Gaelic Football: Roscommon Manager Resigns And End In Sight For Mickey Harte

Ulster GAA Football Final Media Event, The Fir Trees Hotel, Strabane, Co Tyrone 11/7/2016 Tyrone Manager Mickey Harte Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Presseye/Darren Kidd

While all the talk this week has been surrounding the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship final, there have been some major developments in gaelic football. In Connacht, Fergal O’Donnell has stepped down as joint-manager of Roscommon. Selectors David Casey and Stephen Bohan have also resigned with immediate effect. The County Board will meet tonight to discuss the next step for the senior …

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The Draw For Round 4A And 4B Of The All-Ireland Football Qualifiers Has Been Made

All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Qualifiers Round 3B, Glennon Brothers Pearse Park, Longford 16/6/2016 Longford vs Cork Cork Manager Peadar Healy Mandatory Credit ©

The four remaining qualifiers were paired up with the beaten provincial finalists in this morning’s draw for Round 4A and 4B of the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship. Roscommon, Donegal, Tipperary and Westmeath all drop down to the qualifiers having been defeated in their respective finals, with Cork, Mayo, Clare and Derry all coming through their 3A and 3B qualifiers with …

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GAA: Team News Ahead Of Bumper Weekend Of Gaelic Football Action

GAA John Heslin celebrates scoring a late goal with Kieran Martin 28/6/2015

There is a massive weekend of GAA action ahead, as Sunday sees three provincial finals taking place. Westmeath take on Dublin in the Leinster Final on Sunday afternoon, and will be under pressure, with the bookmakers rating them to be beaten by 15 points. Westmeath team for Sunday Announced just now pic.twitter.com/tskKI8yCpU — westmeathgaaofficial (@westmeath_gaa) July 15, 2016 The Dublin …

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Roscommon Have Announced Their Connacht Final Team

Connacht GAA Senior Football Championship Semi-Final, Dr. Hyde Park, Roscommon 12/6/2016 Roscommon vs Sligo Roscommon joint manager Kevin McStay Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

Kevin McStay and Fergal O’Donnell named their Roscommon team to play Galway in the Connacht Final on Thursday night. The match will take place in Pearse Stadium on Sunday at 2pm.  The team shows three personnel changes from the team that dispatched Sligo in a blustery Hyde Park on June 12th, while ten of the Roscommon starters play in their first Connacht Championship final. …

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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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