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No Clifford Or Kilkenny As Sunday Game Name Team Of The Year

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Following the completion of a historic five-in-a-row Dublin have seven representatives on The Sunday Game Team of the Year. Captain and leader Stephen Cluxton is joined on the panel by Mick Fitzsimons, Jack McCaffrey, Brian Fenton, Brian Howard, Paul Mannion and Con O’Callaghan. Beaten finalists Kerry boast two players on the team with Tom O’Sullivan named at corner-back and David …

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Joe Brolly Reportedly Parts Ways With RTE After Replay Omission

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Joe Brolly will no longer appear on RTE’s The Sunday Game after being left out of their panel for the All-Ireland final replay, according to a report in the Irish News.  The broadcaster announced earlier this week that the controversial pundit would be replaced by former Mayo manager Stephen Rochford for their coverage of the highly-anticipated replay between Kerry and …

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Joe Brolly Replaced By RTÉ For All-Ireland Final Replay

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RTÉ will replace Joe Brolly for this Saturday’s All-Ireland football final replay with Stephen Rochford set to take his place on the panel alongside Ciarán Whelan and Pat Spillane.  As first reported by the Irish Examiner, Rochford, who previously managed Mayo and is currently part of the Donegal management team, impressed while on punditry duty during last month’s All-Ireland semi-final …

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RTÉ Analysts Change Their Tune Following All-Ireland Final

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Ciarán Wheland Joe Brolly have both retracted statements following Sunday’s drawn All-Ireland final between Dublin and Kerry. The match in Croke Park took on a life of its own as Gaelic football’s biggest rivalry penned yet another excellent chapter in their neverending saga. The big call on the day was referee David Gough’s decision to send off Jonny Cooper for …

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Tipperary Dominate Sunday Game Hurling Team Of The Year

The Sunday Game have selected their 2019 Hurling Team of the Year with All-Ireland champions Tipperary dominating proceedings. The Premier County clinched the Liam MacCarthy Cup with a 3-25 to 0-20 victory over rivals Kilkenny in this year’s showcase at Croke Park. Ronan Maher, Padraic Maher and Brendan Maher were all included for Liam Sheedy’s side along with the panel’s …

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Shefflin Calls For Common Sense Following Hogan Red Card

Henry Shefflin has called for common sense from officials following the decision to send Richie Hogan off in Sunday’s All-Ireland SHC final.  Hogan was shown a straight red card following a clash with Cathal Barrett on the stroke of half-time. In real-time, the incident looked like a yellow card offence, however, the replay’s seemed to show Hogan’s elbow making contact …

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Derek McGrath: “I Felt Liberated But It Was Definitely The Wrong Platform”

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Derek McGrath has addressed the fallout following his appearance on the Sunday Game two weeks ago when he and Donal Óg Cusack defended the use of the sweeper system in hurling.  The pair, alongside Brendan Cummins, were discussing Davy Fitzgerald having to defend the use of the sweeper once again following their agonising defeat to Tipperary in the All-Ireland semi-final. …

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Donal Óg Cusack Defends Sunday Game Colonialism Rant

Former Cork hurling great, Donal Óg Cusack, made headlines around the country when he likened hurling’s detractors to “the last remanents of British culture on these islands.” Following the strange outburst, the three-time All-Ireland winner drew criticism from fans and players for seemingly ignoring what was an enthralling All-Ireland semi-final between Wexford and Tipperary in Croke Park. Speaking on the …

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The Sunday Game Announces Its Footballer And Team Of The Year Awards

Another year of inter-county football is in the books, and it’s another Sam Maguire for Dublin – their fourth in a row. Jim Gavin’s side were as dominant as ever in this campaign, and were suitably represented heavily in The Sunday Game’s ‘team of the year’. The panel consisted of Raheny man Ciarán Whelan, Donegal captain Michael Murphy, Lee Keegan …

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The Sunday Game Announce Their Hurler And Team Of The Year Awards

Another hurling season has come to an end, and there’s no better time to decide on those players who starred this year. There was a lot of debate among The Sunday Game panel on Sunday night, one which featured the likes of Anthony Daly and Donal O’Grady. Ultimately, champions Limerick dominated proceedings in the ‘Team of the Year’ awards, with seven …

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Do You Agree With The Sunday Game’s Football Team Of The Year?

So, that’s it, another season down.  The 2017 championship has come to a halt and what a grand finale it was. The Dubs have retained Sam Maguire and in doing so, completing an historic three in a row to cement their place in the history books as one the all-time great teams. For Mayo, another year, another heartbreak. 66 years …

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Incredible Sunday Game Promo Shows How Much All-Ireland Means To Galway And Waterford

Sunday’s All-Ireland Senior Hurling final represents an incredible opportunity for both Galway and Waterford to end their respective famines and become All-Ireland champions. It’s been 29 years for Galway, but Waterford have waited twice that long – it’s been 58 years in the pipeline for the Déise. Derek McGrath and Micheal O’Donoghue will be looking to add their names to …

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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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Watch: Michael Duignan Lays Into Sky Deal On Sunday Game

The latest instalment of the controversial agreement between Sky Sports and the GAA saw an indignant Michael Duignan call it a ‘disgrace’. The deal itself began in 2014, and saw the British broadcasting behemoth secure rights to the sport for the very first time. The paid digital service receiving exclusive championship games caused much consternation as the days of a fee-to-air monopoly …

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