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Selecting Gaelic Football’s Greatest Midfielder – Round One

Over the course of this week, we will be running a series asking you, the reader, to pick the best midfielder in Gaelic football history. We’ve thought long and hard about this one. Choosing who is the best can be a tough task with opinions varying from generation to generation while many will feel that their county’s greatest centrefield star …

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In An Era Where Sensationalism Sells – Be More Like Oisin

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There was a lot of love in the air for Oisin McConville following his appearance on RTÉ’s Allianz League Sunday highlights show. The Armagh legend has always been straight-talking and insightful, however, his time on-air with RTÉ has been limited over the last number of years despite the fact that he’s a regular fixture during BBC NI’s Ulster Championship coverage. …

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Sean Cavanagh: Páidi Ó Sé Was Right, Kerry Are Absolute Animals

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Tyrone legend, Sean Cavanagh, has detailed his experience of sitting in the stands in Fitzgerald Stadium during a Kerry game, describing the Kingdom supporters as ‘absolute animals’. Back in 2003, Páidi Ó Sé was forced to step down from his role as manager after referring to the Kerry support as ‘f*****g animals’. The Kingdom legend later apologised for his remarks …

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O’Mahony: Cavanagh Looking For Headlines With Kerry Assessment

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Former Kerry footballer, Aidan O’Mahony, has taken umbrage with Sean Cavanagh’s comments regarding the current state of Kerry football on last week’s edition of The Sunday Game.  The three-time All-Ireland winning Tyrone player claimed that if Kerry were competing in any other province bar Munster that they wouldn’t qualify for the Super 8s. O’Mahony feels that Cavanagh was just looking …

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Cavanagh Injuries Deemed ‘Accidental’ In Tyrone GAA Statement

GAA Football All Ireland Senior Championship Quarter-Final 3/8/2013 Monaghan vs Tyrone Monaghan's Darren Hughes and Sean Cavanagh of Tyrone Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

There will be no disciplinary action taken in the case of Sean Cavanagh after deliberation from Tyrone GAA. The county stalwart was hospitalised after mass violence took place in a game between Edendork and Moy, which saw six red cards issued. Tyrone GAA announced that they would be investigating all incidents in relation to the match, and the Competitions Control Committee …

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Sean Cavanagh Speaks Of ‘Heavy Concussion’ In First Interview Since Tyrone Drama

Tyrone’s Sean Cavanagh came off the worse for wear after the violence that took place in the county championship match last week. The Tyrone senior football championship match between Edendork and Moy saw 26 cards issued by the referee, with six of those being red cards. Cavanagh was the real unfortunate case to emerge from the brawls.  The 35-year-old was put …

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Tyrone Condemn ‘Ugly Scenes’ At Weekend In Statement

A game in the Tyrone Senior Championship at the weekend led to absolute anarchy. Twenty yellow cards were issued along with six players getting their marching orders, and if that wasn’t enough, the unfortunate Sean Cavanagh ended up in hospital after suffering facial injuries. And so it continues ??@KCsixtyseven Edendork played Moy today in the Tyrone senior championship first round …

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Mayo Fans Won’t Be Too Happy With Sean Cavanagh’s Prediction For The All-Ireland Final

Mayo GAA All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Semi-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 27/8/2017 Dublin vs Tyrone Tyrone's Sean Cavanagh dejected after the game Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

It’s All-Ireland football final week, as we’re just days away from Dublin and Mayo facing off in Croke Park. Mayo have taken the scenic route to the decider, after falling to Galway in Connacht. Stephen Rochford’s side battled through the qualifiers against Derry, Clare and Cork, two of which came after extra time. They then accounted for Roscommon and Kerry …

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Sean Cavanagh Officially Announces Tyrone Retirement

GAA All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Semi-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 27/8/2017 Dublin vs Tyrone Tyrone's Sean Cavanagh dejected after the game

After 16 seasons, Tyrone captain Sean Cavanagh has announced his retirement from inter-county football. The 34-year-old took to Twitter soon after the Red Hand’s All Ireland SFC semi-final defeat to Dublin in Croke Park to confirm the news, reflecting on his “incredible journey” and thanking the GAA for all they have done for him. My incredible journey ends. Blessed to …

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Have We Seen Sean Cavanagh Play For The Last Time In Croke Park?

GAA All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Semi-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 27/8/2017 Dublin vs Tyrone Tyrone's Sean Cavanagh replaced during the second half Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

It was not Tyrone’s day in Croke Park today. Despite being a young side, the departure of Sean Cavanagh halfway through the second half led to a raft of people questioning as to whether this was the last time we have seen one of the greatest footballers of the modern era showcase his talents on the biggest stage. The 34-year old has …

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Colm Cavanagh Is Ready For Anything That Dublin May Throw At Tyrone

GAA All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Quarter-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 5/8/2017 Tyrone vs Armagh Tyrone's Colm Cavanagh Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

While often living in the limelight of his brother Sean Cavanagh, Tyrone’s other Cavanagh, Colm, has been the unsung hero of this side so far in 2017. Cavanagh is often the player who makes the vital turnovers or does the unseen defensive work that allows the likes of Tiernan McCann and Padraig Hampsey to attack. Speaking to The Irish Times ahead …

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Why Tyrone Can End Dublin’s Unbeaten Run

GAA All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Quarter-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 5/8/2017 Tyrone vs Armagh Tyrone manager Mickey Harte speaks to his team after the game Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Dublin have lost one championship game in the last four seasons. In fact, that can be stretched to the Boys in Blue losing two championship games in the last six seasons and they are currently undefeated in the 2017 championship. Of the last nine national titles that have been on offer at senior level, Dublin have won seven of them. …

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Tyrone Can Show Their All-Ireland Credentials Against Armagh

Ulster GAA Football Senior Championship Semi-Final, Clones, Co. Monaghan 18/6/2017 Tyrone vs Donegal Tyrone's manager Mickey Harte speaks to his team

In 2016, Tyrone won their first Ulster title in six years with late points from Peter Harte and Kieran McGeary sealing the 0-13 to 0-11 victory over Donegal in the provincial final. A quarter-final against Mayo followed and a flat Red Hand performance saw the Connacht side advance to the All-Ireland semi-final. With captain, Sean Cavanagh, off the pitch after receiving …

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Five Outside Bets Worth Considering For Footballer Of The Year

Allianz Football League Division 1, Croke Park, Dublin 4/3/2017 Dublin vs Mayo Mayo’s Diarmuid O’Connor Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

On Tuesday we covered some of the best outside bets for the Hurler of the Year accolade. Now our attention switches to the big ball as we look at five outside bets for the Footballer of the Year award worth considering. The football championship received a boost as Kerry proved Dublin are beatable in the National League final. Undoubtedly counties such as Mayo, Tyrone …

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Connolly May Have Been Targeted But Dublin Are Not Victims Of Modern Football

Another weekend, another buzz word for Gaelic football to add to an increasingly laden vocabulary. Targeting. Saturday evening’s All-Ireland football quarter-final double header at Croke Park has raised the issue of the targeting of high profile players by opposition players. Seán Cavanagh, Aidan O’ Shea and Diarmuid Connolly have all been discussed as players that received such treatment last weekend. While …

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