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Joe Brolly’s Intriguing Take On Live Punditry That Was Rejected By RTÉ

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Joe Brolly addressed the media on Wednesday following his unveiling as eir Sport’s newest GAA pundit and the former Sunday Game analyst was as riveting and engaging as expected.  The 1993 All-Ireland winner was controversially axed by RTÉ in the wake of last year’s drawn All-Ireland final. His relationship with the state broadcaster dated back 20 years with Brolly addressing …

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Joe Brolly Doesn’t Mince His Words As He Discusses RTÉ Fallout

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Joe Brolly is back. Well, that didn’t take long. Just when we thought we’d seen the last of the straight-talking Derry man, he goes and shocks us all, returning under the one pretence he so valiantly protested against. A pay-per-view subscription service. Yes, Brolly has been announced as eir Sport’s newest GAA pundit ahead of their coverage of the 2020 …

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Joe Brolly Announced As Eir Sport GAA Pundit

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Joe Brolly will make his return to TV screens over the coming months after it was announced that he’d be taking up a role with eir Sport for the Allianz Football League.  The broadcaster has confirmed that the 1993 All-Ireland winner will be part of their panel of pundits for the upcoming league campaign. The Derry man had been working …

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“You’re Entitled To Your Own Opinions But Not Your Own Facts”

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Dublin GAA CEO John Costello has hit out at RTÉ’s decision to air a Prime Time investigation into the county’s funding just a few days after completing their historic five-in-a-row. Ahead of next week’s Dublin GAA convention, Costello has published his annual report which expresses strong views on the decision taken by the national broadcaster. Costello questioned both the standards …

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“It’s Just A Terrible Performance Lads, Let’s Call It What It Is”

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Ireland recorded a 35-0 victory over Russia on Thursday at the Rugby World Cup. Joe Schmidt’s team earned a bonus-point in the win, scoring five-tries against an aggressive but limited Russian side. Rob Kearney, Peter O’Mahony, Rhys Ruddock, Andrew Conway and Garry Ringrose all scored tries. However, it wasn’t entirely convincing. Ireland were solid, but lacked much spark, committing a …

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“Lads, If We Were On Japanese TV, We’d Have No Problem Pointing Out The Excellence Of Their Performance”

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Ireland fell to a bruising 19-12 defeat to Japan on Saturday at the Rugby World Cup. The hosts blitzed Joe Schmidt’s team in a relentless, breathless performance. At one stage of the match, Ireland were ahead 12-3. They scored two tries in the opening 22 minutes. However, at full-time, when it mattered, Japan had raced into a 19-12 lead. The …

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“I Thought He Was Really Poor” – Donal Lenihan Piles Pressure On Gardner

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Following World Rugby’s extraordinary statement about the standard of refereeing in the Rugby World Cup earlier this week, all eyes will be on Angus Gardner during today’s meeting of Ireland and Japan. The Australian referee was highly criticised following his performance during the opening round clash between France and Argentina as the Northern Hemisphere side were penalised 12 times, including …

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Eamon Dunphy Launches Attack On RTE Over Joe Brolly Replay Omission

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Former RTE soccer pundit Eamon Dunphy has strongly criticised the broadcaster for their decision to remove Joe Brolly from their All-Ireland final replay panel.  The Derry native will be replaced by former Mayo manager Stephen Rochford for Saturday’s clash between Kerry and Dublin following comments he made during their original encounter earlier this month. Brolly accused referee David Gough of …

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Joe Brolly Reportedly Parts Ways With RTE After Replay Omission

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Joe Brolly will no longer appear on RTE’s The Sunday Game after being left out of their panel for the All-Ireland final replay, according to a report in the Irish News.  The broadcaster announced earlier this week that the controversial pundit would be replaced by former Mayo manager Stephen Rochford for their coverage of the highly-anticipated replay between Kerry and …

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Joe Brolly Replaced By RTÉ For All-Ireland Final Replay

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RTÉ will replace Joe Brolly for this Saturday’s All-Ireland football final replay with Stephen Rochford set to take his place on the panel alongside Ciarán Whelan and Pat Spillane.  As first reported by the Irish Examiner, Rochford, who previously managed Mayo and is currently part of the Donegal management team, impressed while on punditry duty during last month’s All-Ireland semi-final …

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RTE Release Viewing Figures For All-Ireland Football Final

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RTE have announced that over 900,000 viewers tuned into their coverage of Sunday’s All-Ireland final thriller between Kerry and Dublin in Croke Park.  An average of 968,700 tuned into The Sunday Game as Dean Rock’s missed free attempt in the final minute saw Kerry cling on for a draw following an enthralling encounter. The figure sees a significant rise from …

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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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