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Shefflin Calls For Common Sense Following Hogan Red Card

Henry Shefflin has called for common sense from officials following the decision to send Richie Hogan off in Sunday’s All-Ireland SHC final.  Hogan was shown a straight red card following a clash with Cathal Barrett on the stroke of half-time. In real-time, the incident looked like a yellow card offence, however, the replay’s seemed to show Hogan’s elbow making contact …

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Donal Óg Cusack Defends Sunday Game Colonialism Rant

Former Cork hurling great, Donal Óg Cusack, made headlines around the country when he likened hurling’s detractors to “the last remanents of British culture on these islands.” Following the strange outburst, the three-time All-Ireland winner drew criticism from fans and players for seemingly ignoring what was an enthralling All-Ireland semi-final between Wexford and Tipperary in Croke Park. Speaking on the …

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TV Details Announced For Final Round Of The Super 8s

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Come Sunday evening, we will know the four teams set to compete for Sam Maguire following the final round of the Super 8s. Group 2 is already set in stone with Tyrone and Dublin meeting in what is essentially a dead-rubber game while Cork and Roscommon fight it out to avoid the wooden spoon. Meanwhile, it’s fair to say most …

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All-Ireland U20 Triple-Threat To Be Televised Live On TG4

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The GAA has today confirmed that O’Moore Park in Portlaoise will play host to Saturday’s All-Ireland U20 hurling semi-final and football final with both games being televised live on TG4. At 2 pm Cork face Kilkenny in their final four clash before the football decider takes centre stage at 4 pm with the meeting of Dublin and Cork. Following this, …

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TV Details Announced For Super 8s Action This Weekend

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The TV details have been announced for the upcoming weekend of All Ireland Senior Football Championship action which sees the second round of the Super 8s take place.  Already, teams are in desperate need of a victory if they are to harbour ambitions of reaching the semi-finals of this year’s All-Ireland Senior Football Championship. Mayo, Meath, Roscommon and Cork will …

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The TV Details For Jam-Packed Weekend Of Football & Hurling

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This year’s All-Ireland Senior Football & Hurling championships kick into another gear as the quarter-finals get underway in both codes.  In football, the Super 8s begin with the first round of action while the two hurling quarter-finals take place on Sunday. There are six top matches on this weekend and below you will find the fixture details for all of …

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Gaelic Football To Take A Back Seat As RTÉ Announce Live Schedule

In case you were under any illusion that Gaelic football is still the viewing choice of Gaels around the country, RTÉ are here to tell you otherwise.  The national broadcaster today released their schedule ahead of this summers provincial championships with hurling set to dominate our TV screens until the end of June. RTÉ will only broadcast just five Gaelic …

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RTE To Begin Broadcasting National League & Club Games

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The GAA have announced that RTE have signed a three-year deal to broadcast Allianz League and club championship games from 2019 onwards.  The organisation reached an agreement with RTE and Eir Sport that will see four Allianz League games being simulcast by the two broadcasters this spring. TG4 will retain its right to first-choice League and club games but RTE will …

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Watch: Trailer For RTE Documentary On Offaly’s Famous 1982 Win

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RTE are set to air, ‘Players Of The Faithful’, a documentary on how Offaly stopped Kerry’s ‘drive for five’ in 1982, on December 28th at 9.30pm All eyes will be on Dublin next year as they look to chase the elusive All Ireland ‘five-in-a-row’ dream. Many teams have come close in the past, including Kilkenny in 2010, but the team …

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Tyrone Persist With RTE Media Shun Ahead Of All Ireland Final

Ulster GAA Football Senior Championship Quarter-Final, Celtic Park, Derry 22/5/2016 Derry vs Tyrone Tyrone manager Mickey Harte Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Presseye/Lorcan Doherty

RTE have released a statement confirming that no interviews with Tyrone players or management will feature in their All Ireland football final coverage.  In 2011, Tyrone manager, Mickey Harte refused to engage with RTE following a sketch about Harte on The John Murray Show in the months following his daughter, Michaela’s death. No Tyrone players have been interviewed by the national broadcaster …

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RTE To Provide Live Coverage Of All Three GAA Matches On Sunday

RTE had confirmed that they will show the All Ireland semi-final replay as well as two Super 8 matches on Sunday, across three different channels. At 2pm Galway and Clare go head-to-head once again for a chance to play Limerick in the All Ireland final, following their draw on Saturday. Scheduled for 3.30pm is the meeting of Dublin and Roscommon in the …

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Eamon Dunphy Leaves RTE Following 40 Year Stint

Eamon Dunphy has announced to the world that he has left his long-term position in the RTE. Love him or hate him, the RTE analysis panel just won’t be the same without Eamon Dunphy. It does seems as though the golden era for Irish punditry is well and truly closing out and with this latest move – the country’s sports …

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Daily Discussion: Controversial Hope Solo Will Be Must-See TV

On Wednesday morning RTÉ announced that former US Women’s National Team goalkeeper, Hope Solo, would be joining their World Cup coverage as part of the punditry team. Solo, one of the most decorated female athletes of all time, will be joining fellow keeper and new recruit, Shay Given as well as the usual suspects, Eamon Dunphy, Liam Brady, Richie Sadlier, …

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