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Sligo Snatch Nicky Rackard Win With Late Croke Park Rally

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What a wonderful day of hurling in Croke Park where Leitrim, Down and Sligo were all crowned respective All-Ireland champions after hard-fought victories at HQ. The day started with an absolute cracker between Leitrim and Lancashire that saw the O’Rourke County come out on top after extra-time. It was then Meath’s turn to climb the steps of the Hogan Stand …

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Full Round-Up Of Teams Ahead Of Football Championship Action

There are a couple of tasty affairs up for grabs this weekend across the Connacht and Ulster Senior Football Championships. The action gets underway this evening when Monaghan travel to Kingspan Breffni Park to take on local rivals Cavan for a place in the Ulster semi-finals. Whoever comes out on top tonight will be watching on in anticipation tomorrow as …

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Molloy Drafted In To Galway XV For Connacht Semi-Final With Sligo

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Kieran Molloy has been drafted into the Galway starting XV as they take on Sligo for a place in this year’s Connacht Senior Football final.   The AIB Club Footballer of the Year comes into the squad at right half-back with his Corofin club mate, Bernard Power, replacing Ruairi Lavelle in the Galway goals. The other two changes from the Tribesmen’s …

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Sligo At Risk Of Being Thrown Out Of Football Championship

Sligo could be at risk of being thrown out of the football championship as a result of a substitution misjudgment. Although the Connacht county beat Antrim at the weekend, they could face sanction for using too many substitutes in the match. It is likely that the game will have to be either replayed or else Sligo could be facing a …

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Wait, What Will Happen If New York Actually Beat Sligo?

Connacht GAA Senior Football Championship Round 1, Gaelic Park, New York 1/5/2016 New York vs Roscommon A view of the pre match entertainment Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ed Mulholland

Believe it or not, the GAA All-Ireland Senior Football Championship begins this week with the annual Connacht Championship opener in New York. The western counties travel stateside on rotation for the opening game of the SFC in what usually, but not always, turns into a routine win for the travelling Irish side. However, the theory of eventuality suggests that surely, …

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Former All-Star Hurler To Line Out For New York Footballers

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The race for Sam Maguire kicks off this weekend with Sligo travelling across the Atlantic to take on New York in the Connacht SFC opener.  New York will be carrying a couple of surprise packages in their arsenal coming into the clash. Former Dublin hurling ace Danny Sutcliffe will line out for the stateside outfit on Sunday. The 2013 All-Star has …

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National Football League Round Three Predictions

Connacht FBD Senior Football League, St Brigids GAA Club, Kiltoom, Co. Roscommon 22/1/2017 Roscommon vs Mayo Mayo Manager Stephen Rochford Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tom Beary

After a two-week break, the National Football League is back again this weekend. For the last round of fixtures I decided to use a statistical method to predict the match results. It was a disaster, with only one team in seven winning! But that’s sport and the danger of making predictions. The statistical method does have 73 per cent accuracy …

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Football Qualifiers: Will Home Advantage Be Critical In Deciding Fine Margins Again?

Last weekend’s football qualifier action saw seven games played with home advantage impacting the result in the majority of the clashes. Here we preview this weekend’s qualifier action. Taking the Cork v Limerick clash out of the equation due to the fact that it was played at a neutral venue in Thurles, five out of the six home teams that played last weekend won, with Longford’s …

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PA Predictions – 2nd/3rd of July

With ten games taking place this weekend, Pundit Arena gives you its predictions. We also look at the bookmakers odds around the place to try and help those punters make a few extra euros. After a good start on our podcast, predictions have gone downhill over the last few weeks. Let’s see if we can get back on track. Saturday: …

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Aidan O’Shea To Start at Centre Forward Against Donegal

Noel Connelly and Pat Holmes have named Aidan O’Shea at centre for Mayo’s clash with Donegal Mayo have retained the same starting fifteen that started the Connacht Final, for their Quarter Final clash with Mayo. This of course means that Aidan O’Shea will once more be starting at centre forward, where he scored 3-04 in the Connacht final against Sligo. …

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Ranking The Ten Remaining Teams In This Year’s Football Championship

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After a weekend which saw Cork surprisingly beaten by Kildare, here we rank the ten remaining teams in this year’s All-Ireland Senior Football Championship.  _____ #10 Sligo The pinnacle of Sligo’s summer had to be when they shocked the country and knocked out Roscommon to set up a Connacht final against Mayo. It’s shocks like those that make the provincial championship …

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Are Roscommon About To Break The Mould… And Becoming The Hipster’s Choice?

Roscommon’s clash with Sligo in Markievicz Park should indicate whether or not they can challenge Mayo. Depending on its context, the term ‘hipster’, can can be used to both complement and insult individuals. Hipster culture exists across the spectrum of Irish society. Everyday we hear people with beards, discuss food festivals, organic gardening, music and Scandinavian dramas. Why watch House of Cards …

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GAA Championship Countdown #2: Connacht Football Championship

The Connacht Football Championship is the first competition to get underway every year with the annual trip to New York. Galway got their campaign off to a winning start on the east coast of America, and the trip out of Ireland will continue with London completing the contingent of non-Irish-based teams competing for Sam Maguire. Following on from part 1 of our …

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