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Sligo Overcome Donegal In The Michael Feery Cup Decider


Sligo saw off the challenge of Donegal in Tullamore to claim the Michael Feery Cup on Bank of Ireland Celtic Challenge finals day. Sligo made the perfect start to proceedings and had raced into a 1-02 lead in the opening stages, but Donegal soon found their way back into the match and began putting some points on the board. Liam O’Doherty put …

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Leitrim Star Hits Back At Páraic Duffy Over Club Month Suggestion

The 2018 Championship will see major changes, with the introduction of Super 8s, and the fact that the entire schedule is being condensed. The GAA have made efforts to aid clubs by leaving the entire month of April free of intercounty action, and informing counties that the club must have full access to players for that month. Writing in his final annual …

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Sligo Appoint New Senior Football Manager

With most counties beginning their preparations for the 2018 season, Sligo have finally put a new manager in place ahead of the coming year. After Niall Carew announced his departure in September, the Yeats County had to begin the search for a new bainisteoir. That search is finally over as Tyrone native Cathal Corey has been named as the new …

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Sligo Senior Football Manager Niall Carew Steps Down From Role

Sligo Niall Carew

Sligo are hunting for a new football manager after Niall Carew has resigned from the role. Carew has overseen the Yeats County for three years, but will not return in 2018. This summer brought with it a mixed bag, with two wins and two losses. While many were predicting an upset, Sligo travelled to Gaelic Park in New York for …

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Draw Made For Round 2A Of The Football Qualifiers

Mayo football qualifiers

There were some heavy hitters in this morning’s All-Ireland Senior Football Championship qualifier draw, as the line-up for Round 2A was confirmed. Following losses in their  provincial semi-finals, Mayo and Donegal were the teams to avoid as they look to rebuild their seasons after losses to Galway and Tyrone respectively. However, for Laois, Longford, Sligo and Derry who came through …

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All The Results From Today’s Round 1A Football Qualifiers


It was very much a case of do-or-die for eight counties today in the first round of the All-Ireland Football Championship qualifiers. The ‘A’ side of the draw produced wins today for Derry, Longford, Laois and Sligo. Derry overcame a tricky test in Waterford to bounce back after a harrowing defeat to Tyrone. Like Cork three weeks ago, the Ulster side …

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Five Talking Points Ahead Of The Weekend’s Football Qualifiers

This weekend sees the opening round of the All-Ireland football qualifiers with four games taking place on Saturday. For a quartet of counties, they will have the dubious honour of being among the first teams knocked out of the championship. While the eight counties involved this weekend are more than likely not going to see the later stages of the …

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Aidan O’Shea Not Included As Mayo Side To Face Sligo Named

All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Final Replay, Croke Park, Dublin 1/10/2016 Dublin vs Mayo Mayo's Aidan O'Shea at the end of the game Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Mayo have named their side to take on Sligo in the Connacht Senior Football Championship this weekend. Last year’s beaten All-Ireland finalists have made five changes from the side that went down to Dublin last October. Robbie Hennelly, Brendan Harrison (injured), Donal Vaughan, Jason Doherty and most notably O’Shea are all out of the team. David Clarke, Chris Barrett, Ger Cafferkey, Fergal …

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Pics: New York To Don Dashing New Kit Against Sligo

New York

New York and Sligo face off on Sunday evening as the race for Sam Maguire gets underway in the Bronx. The Connacht Championship will get off to a somewhat muted start, but the jerseys on display will be simply divine. Sligo have been well documented for their tidy strips down the years. Like this: And this… And this simplistic slice …

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National Football League: All The Final Day Permutations

Allianz Football League Division 1, Kingspan Breffni Park, Co. Cavan 26/3/2017 Cavan vs Kerry Kerry’s Barry John Keane celebrates scoring a late point Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

The 2017 National Football League will go down as one of the best in years. As we look ahead to the final weekend of action only Division 4 is settled at this juncture. Furthermore, in the other three divisions, only four teams are sure as to what division they will be playing in next season. In order to save you the …

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Twitter Reacts To The 2017 GAA Championship Draw

The draw for the 2017 GAA inter-county Championships took place live on RTÉ last night, to much fanfare. The draw gave us some sizzling prospects to look forward to in the early rounds of the Championship in both codes. As the draw unfolded, GAA fans took to Twitter to express their feelings about each draw. ______ Football The Dubs will …

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