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Declan Bonner: “It Is A Ridiculous Rule That Needs To Change”

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For those who weren’t glued to Shane Lowry’s incredible victory in the 148th Open Championship in Portrush, there was the small matter of a ding-dong shootout in Croke Park between Kerry and Donegal. In the end, it finished honours even as both sides now turn their attentions to Navan and Castlebar, respectively, in two weeks time. Following the game, Donegal …

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Honours Even For Kerry & Donegal Following Grandstand Finish

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Michael Corry reporting live from Croke Park Kerry 1-20 Donegal 1-20 Wow, what a finish. It looked like Kerry’s match, then it looked like Donegal’s. In the end, it finished a draw and it was probably a fair reflection on what was a highly entertaining finish at Croke Park. Michael Murphy and Paul Geaney proved the heroes on both sides …

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Conclusions As Mayo Ride Their Luck To Pull Away From Meath

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Meath 0-14 Mayo 2-17 Reporting by Michael Corry in Croke Park Meath put up a great showing in Croke Park this afternoon but it was Mayo who pulled away in the closing stages to keep their All-Ireland semi-final hopes alive. Andy McEntee’s side were arguably the better team for most of the game but were left to rue a missed …

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Stack Returns For Rossies As Dublin Unchanged For Super 8s Clash

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Roscommon manager Anthony Cunningham has made one change for his side’s trip to Croke Park to face All Ireland champions Dublin in the second round of the Super 8s.  Brian Stack takes the place of Hubert Darcy in the half-forward line following the Connacht champions’ 0-17 to 0-13 loss to Tyrone in Dr Hyde Park last weekend. Stack was introduced …

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Eoghan Ban Gallagher Ruled Out For Season With Broken Ankle

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Donegal have been dealt a huge blow ahead of this weekend’s crunch clash against Kerry with the news that Eoghan Ban Gallagher is set to miss the remainder of the season.  The news was first reported by Highland Radio who claimed that Gallagher suffered a “serious leg injury” with the news filtering through since that the wing-back had suffered a …

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Super 8s Final Round Fixture Details Released For Bank Holiday Weekend

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The fixture details have been released ahead of the final phase of the All-Ireland Super 8s campaign which is set to take place over the August Bank Holiday weekend. Depending on the results of this weekend’s Croke Park double-headers on Saturday and Sunday, the final phase of games could prove pivotal in determining who qualifies for this year’s All-Ireland SFC …

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TV Details Announced For Super 8s Action This Weekend

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The TV details have been announced for the upcoming weekend of All Ireland Senior Football Championship action which sees the second round of the Super 8s take place.  Already, teams are in desperate need of a victory if they are to harbour ambitions of reaching the semi-finals of this year’s All-Ireland Senior Football Championship. Mayo, Meath, Roscommon and Cork will …

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Clifford The King As Kerry Put Mayo To The Sword

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Kerry 1-22 Mayo 0-15 It was billed as the main event on the opening weekend of the Super 8s. A true heavyweight clash involving two of Gaelic football’s greatest sides.  What transpired was far from the classic many had anticipated as Kerry completely overrun a tired Mayo outfit en route to a ten-point win. Lee Keegan got Mayo off to …

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McBrearty Hits 1-6 As Donegal Swat Aside Meath Challenge

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Donegal 2-19 Meath 1-13 Donegal got over the line against Meath in their Super 8s opener at Ballybofey but they were made to work for it every step of the way by Andy McEntee’s side. Declan Bonner’s men came into the game as overwhelming favourites having already beaten the Royals twice this year on top of cruising to a fifth …

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Conclusions As Dublin Fire Five Past Cork In Croker

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Michael Corry reporting live from Croke Park Dublin 5-18 Cork 1-17 Wow… it wasn’t the game we expected but the game we wanted so much. In the end, Dublin had too much for Cork in phase one of the 2019 Super 8s but by God they were pushed the whole way by a rampant Rebel bunch who can head home …

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