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Super 8 Preview: Kerry Have Too Much Firepower For Galway To Handle

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What: All Ireland Championship Football Quarter Finals – Phase 1 (Group 1) Who: Kerry v Galway Where: Croke Park, Dublin When: Sunday, July 15th at 4pm Odds: Kerry 4/11        Draw 8/1        Galway 3/1 Most of the talk regarding these two teams has been around its scheduling. Throw in between Kerry and Galway at Croke Park coincides exactly with the World Cup final and, as …

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Super 8 Preview: Kildare To Spring Another Championship Shock

All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Qualifiers Round 4, Páirc Tailteann, Co. Meath 7/7/2018 Fermanagh vs Kildare Neil Flynn and Kevin Feely of Kildare celebrate after the game

What: All Ireland Championship Football Quarter Finals – Phase 1 (Group 1) Who: Kildare v Monaghan Where: Croke Park, Dublin When: Sunday, July 15th at 2pm Odds: Kildare 13/8        Draw 8/1        Monaghan 4/6 Cian O’Neill deserves an enormous amount of credit for transforming a season that was threatening to fizzle out embarrassingly. Defeat in the Leinster Championship to a plucky Carlow side became one …

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Super 8 Preview: Dubs To Prevail In Battle With Donegal

Leinster GAA Senior Football Championship Final, Croke Park, Dublin 24/6/2018 Dublin vs Laois Dublin's Jack McCaffrey celebrates with The Delaney Cup

What: All Ireland Championship Football Quarter Finals – Phase 1 (Group 2) Who: Dublin v Donegal Where: Croke Park, Dublin When: Saturday, July 14th at 7pm Odds: Dublin 1/7    Draw 14/1        Donegal 11/2   With the Anglo-Celt Cup accounted for, it feels as if Donegal football is back on the right track. They have been impressively efficient in their four Ulster Championship games and produced …

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Super 8 Preview: Tyrone’s Experience To Tell Against Roscommon

All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Qualifiers Round 4, O'Moore Park, Co. Laois 7/7/2018 Cork vs Tyrone Tyrone's Connor McAliskey celebrates after scoring his sides opening goal

What: All Ireland Championship Football Quarter Finals – Phase 1 (Group 2) Who: Tyrone v Roscommon Where: Croke Park, Dublin When: Saturday, July 14th at 5pm Odds: Tyrone 2/5    Draw 8/1    Roscommon 11/4   The three-year trial that is the Super 8s will begin in earnest at Croke Park on Saturday evening with the meeting of Tyrone and Roscommon. Mickey Harte’s Tyrone side have become the …

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Monaghan Victory Over Laois Now Confirms Final ‘Super 8’ Groups

The eight teams who will make up the inaugural Super 8 stage of this year’s All-Ireland Senior Football Championship have now been confirmed.  The final Round 4 qualifier to take place this weekend was the clash between Monaghan and Laois with the Ulster outfit emerging 0-19 to 1-11 winners after the Leinster county mounted a fightback in the second -half …

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Kildare Defy Expectation To Reach Super 8s With Victory Over Fermanagh

Kildare 3-20 Fermanagh 0-18 Kildare’s clinical finishing was the key tonight as they reached the Super 8 stages of the All Ireland championship with a comprehensive victory over Fermanagh tonight. The beaten Ulster champions were no match for Cian O’Neill’s side who had a spring in their step from the off, Daniel Flynn scoring a wonderful goal following points from …

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Tyrone Advance As They Massacre Cork In Dismal Affair In Portlaoise

Tyrone 3-20 Cork 0-13  Tyrone are through to the Super 8s competition after a comprehensive victory over Cork this evening. It was a poor spectacle for the crowd in O’Moore Park. Many were expecting a defiant and energetic performance from Cork following their disappointing demolition at the hands of Kerry in the Munster final, but that did not transpire, instead …

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Cheatsheet: The Brewing Fight Between Donegal & The GAA Explained

It’s been barely a week since Kildare took a stance against the GAA over the venue chosen for their qualifying clash with Mayo and now it looks as though another protest is on the horizon. We’ve broken down the details behind the impending feud between Donegal and the GAA. When did this all start? On Monday evening Donegal released a statement saying that they …

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Donegal Unhappy With Dublin Playing Two Super 8 Games At Croke Park

Allianz Football League Division 4 Final, Croke Park, Dublin 31/3/2018 Carlow vs Laois A general view of Croke Park ahead of the game

Donegal have sought a meeting with GAA officials to ascertain how Croke Park has been assigned to Dublin for two of their upcoming Super 8 clashes. The defending All-Ireland champions have been drawn to face the Tír Conaill Men in the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship quarter-finals (along with the winners of Tyrone v Cork and Roscommon v Armagh), The first batch of …

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Tyrone Name Starting XV To Face Cavan In Round 3 Qualifier

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Tyrone manager Mickey Harte has named his starting side for this weekend’s All-Ireland SFC Round 3 qualifier. Ahead of the clash in Enniskillen (having previously been slated for a Croke Park double-header with Kildare v Mayo),  the big news is that there is no news – Harte has named the same starting fifteen to that which took care of Carlow …

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Dublin All-Star Back In Race To Return For Super 8s

Allianz Football League Division 1, Croke Park, Dublin 11/3/2018 Dublin vs Kerry Dublin's Cian O'Sullivan goes off injured

Dublin centre back Cian O’Sullivan is battling to return to action for this summer’s Super 8s. The Kilmacrud Crokes man went off with a shoulder injury in last weekend’s Allianz Football League clash with Kerry, in what was only O’Sullivan’s first start of the 2018 campaign. Frank Roche of the Herald has reported that O’Sullivan has had to undergo surgery …

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Colm O’Rourke Blasts “Elitist System” That Will Be Created By The Super 8s

Colm O’Rourke is a former All-Ireland winner and a long established panellist on The Sunday Game on RTÉ. Following four one-sided quarter-finals, the Meath man has been very vocal on his views surrounding the introduction of the Super 8s in place of the All-Ireland quarter-finals from next season. O’Rourke was vocal in RTÉ studios following Mayo’s 22-point victory over Roscommon …

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Páraic Duffy Hits Back At Negative Social Media Reaction To Super 8

Launch of GAA Annual Report, GAA Museum, Croke Park, Dublin 24/1/2017 GAA Director General Paraic Duffy

The controversial “Super 8” proposal was passed on Saturday morning, in a move that has caused general outcry at player and club level. Under the new system, which was passed by majority of 76% of the delegates voting at the annual GAA Congress last weekend, will see the All-Ireland football quarter-finalists enter into two groups with a round robin format, adding …

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The GAA Were In A No-Win Situation, And They Lost

2017 GAA Congress, Croke Park, Dublin 25/2/2017 A view of delegates discussing Motion 4, All Ireland Senior Football Championship Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

Change the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship structure was the demand placed on the GAA. Give players more games. But it wasn’t as simple as that. You also had to condense the season to ensure that there was enough time for club players. So you have to play more games in a shorter space of time – oh, and reduce player …

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Inter-County Players’ Reaction To ‘Super 8’ Motion Illustrates Huge Level Of Discontent

2017 GAA Congress, Croke Park, Dublin 24/2/2017 A view of the conference Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

February 25th, 2017 is a date that will go down in history for all the wrong reasons. The GAA Congress voted in the motion of a ‘Super 8’ system to reform the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship’s quarter-final stages.  The motion was supported by a whopping 76%. The result of the vote will see the All-Ireland quarter-final stage now split into two groups of …

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