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RTÉ Sport Announce 11 Nominees For ‘Team Of The Year’

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Eleven nominees have made the shortlist for the RTÉ Sports Awards 2018 ‘Team of the Year’ which is set to be decided by public vote with the winner being announced during the awards ceremony on Saturday. With Grand Slam titles, World Cup finals, and 45-year famines, 2018 was a monumental year for Irish sport. Picking the winner of the ‘Team …

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Watch: Joe Canning Shares His Thoughts On Hurling Going Professional

Joe Canning was on RTÉ’s Late Late Show on Friday night where he spoke to Ryan Tubridy and it made for fascinating viewing.  The Galway icon was crowned Hurler Of The Year in November at the annual All-Star awards after winning the All-Ireland final in September. View this post on Instagram Massive thanks to @arnottsdublin & @remusuomo for kitting me …

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Do You Agree With The Sunday Game’s Football Team Of The Year?

So, that’s it, another season down.  The 2017 championship has come to a halt and what a grand finale it was. The Dubs have retained Sam Maguire and in doing so, completing an historic three in a row to cement their place in the history books as one the all-time great teams. For Mayo, another year, another heartbreak. 66 years …

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RTÉ’s Thunderous Promo For Dublin Vs Mayo Will Ensure You Won’t Sleep A Wink Tonight

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RTÉ have only gone and done it has again and created a goosebump-inducing montage ahead of this Sunday’s All-Ireland final between the perennial bridesmaids Mayo and their all-conquering rivals Dublin. All-Ireland champions Dublin take on Mayo in tomorrow’s decider, with the biggest prize of them all on the line. The Dubs are chasing an historic three-in-a-row, aiming to become the first …

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Five Potential Candidates For The Vacant Offaly Hurling Managerial Role

On Monday, the now-former Offaly Senior hurling manager Kevin Ryan resigned from his position after just eight months in charge.  Overall, 2017 has been a year to forget for the Faithful County as they were comprehensively beaten by Galway in the Leinster SHC semi-final on a scoreline of 0-33 to 1-11, before bowing out of the qualifiers after a 24-point defeat …

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Michael Duignan Blasts The ‘Horrific’ Sharing Of WhatsApp Messages About The Tipperary Hurlers

Michael Duignan has ferociously condemned the circulation of rumours about the Tipperary hurling panel via WhatsApp messages which swept the country this week.  The messages that were shared spread unsavoury rumours about the personal lives and families of named players within the Tipperary camp. Speaking to Darren Frehill on RTÉ Radio One’s Morning Ireland this morning, the Offaly legend slammed …

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Tomás Ó Sé Slams Cork Football Set-Up After Waterford Scare

Cork scraped past Waterford by a single point in the Fraher Field, Dungarvan on Saturday in the Munster SFC quarter-final, eventually coming out victorious on a scoreline of 1-12 to 1-11.  The Rebels have come in for some heavy criticism of late with their stock continuing to fall with each passing season since their Sam Maguire Cup win in 2010. Coming …

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Joe Brolly Slams Just About Everything Got To Do With The Football Championship

Joe Brolly has never been one to shy away from speaking his mind.  Today, in his Irish Independent column, the Derryman let loose on the farce that is the structure of the Gaelic football championship. Brolly slated the provincial championships while hilariously mocking the prospect of Sky Sports pundits attempting to brainwash viewers into believing what they are watching is entertaining football, …

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Eamon Dunphy Compares Being Real Madrid President To Being On Cocaine

Eamon Dunphy has never been shy to speak his mind. It’s what people love about him, and sometimes hate about him.  The controversial RTÉ soccer pundit continues to out-do himself with outlandish remarks week in, week out. Having only a few weeks ago disregarded the Juventus side who are outright favourites for this season’s Champions League and have only conceded …

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RTÉ Release Fantastic Conor McGregor Promo For RTÉ Sport Awards

RTE have released a fantastic promotional video of two weight UFC champion Conor McGregor ahead of this Saturday’s RTE Sport Awards. McGregor is nominated for the RTE Sportsperson of the Year award which will be broadcasted live on RTÉ One on Saturday 17 December. The Dubliner is joined by Seamus Callanan, Eoghan Clifford, Brian Fenton, Carl Frampton, Denise Gaule, Jamie Heaslip, Daryl Horgan, …

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Alan Quinlan’s Analysis Of Peyper’s Refereeing In Line With National Sentiment

Like many others within the Irish rugby community, Alan Quinlan wasn’t impressed by Jaco Peyper’s refereeing performance on Saturday. In a case of week-old deja vu, Joe Schmidt’s charges came out of the gate like raging bulls on Saturday. Alas, they fell apart as a more physically dominant squad out-muscled them in the closing stages. Some may cite the loss as …

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