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Great Individual Comebacks That Ended In All-Ireland Success

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The GAA has been littered with some fascinating tales of comebacks down through the years. Earlier this week, we drew up a list of Gaelic football’s five best team comebacks of the 21st century but today our attention turns to individual comebacks. Each of these individuals were stars of their sport before their careers were seemingly cut short. However, each …

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Semple Stadium Set For Multi-Million Euro Redevelopment

Semple Stadium Redevelopment

Semple Stadium is set for a multi-million euro redevelopment after Tipperary county council granted planning permission for works on the 45,000 capacity ground.  The works will focus on the Kinane Stand or the Old Stand. The 14,500 capacity of the stand will remain unchanged but the works will include the development of a new floor which will provide new gym, …

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Quiz: Can You Name The 2016 Gaelic Football All-Star Team?

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Nothing sums up Mayo’s disastrous luck in All-Ireland finals like the 2016 decider against Dublin.  Before then, an own-goal had never been scored in an All-Ireland final, however, come half-time in the 2016 drawn decider, Mayo had scored two! Of course, Cillian O’Connor salvaged a draw for the westerners with the last kick of the ball but they did go …

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Babs Keating – Sitting In The Presence Of Greatness

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Originally published March 1, 2020 _____ Stepping out of the DART station and heading up the Rock Road on Tuesday, something in the air said this wasn’t going to be your typical GAA event. The big guns were rolled out to honour the winning teams from 1994, Meath and Tipperary, as the association celebrated a five-year extension to their 28-year …

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Shane Long Explains How He Chose Soccer Over Hurling

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We all know by now that Shane Long used to play hurling. His exploits in the GAA’s small-ball code have been well documented since his meteoric rise from Cork City teenager to Premier League star. The Gortnahoe-Glengoole man played two years county minor with Tipperary before concentrating on his burgeoning soccer career. Tipperary hurling’s loss was Irish football’s gain as …

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Ballyhale Shamrocks Create History As Most Successful Club Side Ever

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Ballyhale Shamrocks 0-18 Borris-Ileigh 0-15 Michael Corry reporting live from Croke Park Ballyhale Shamrocks are the most successful club side in the history of Gaelic Games after collecting an unprecedented eighth senior club All-Ireland at Croke Park on Sunday.  Borris-Ileigh provided stiff opposition in what was the first-ever Kilkenny/Tipperary final at senior club level. Jerry Kelly shows great skill and …

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Tipperary Dealt Huge Blow As Quinlivan Bows Out For 2020 Season

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Tipperary footballers have been dealt a huge blow with the news that ace attacker Michael Quinlivan will miss the entirety of the 2020 season.  The Clonmel Commercials club man is set to go travelling for a year meaning he will be unavailable to the Premier County as they seek promotion out of Division 3 in order to maintain their Tier-1 …

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Inter-County Stars Discuss Super 8s & Tiered Championships

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The inter-county season has officially ended and as the long days stretch into the early evenings we can sit back, relax and look forward to a new decade of football in 2020. Dublin are champions for the fifth year in succession and the rest of Ireland will be gunning to stop their championship streak of 37 games without defeat. However, …

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Pundit Arena Roundtable: Inter-County Stars Predict All-Ireland Final

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All week long we’ve been speaking to some of the stars of the inter-county game to get their thoughts on tomorrow’s All-Ireland football final involving Dublin and Kerry. Dublin are attempting to achieve and unprecedented fifth successive title while Kerry look to stop Jim Gavin’s side and extend their place atop the roll of honour with 38 titles. We also …

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Michael Quinlivan On All-Ireland Final, Super 8s & 2019 Season

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As the days tick down towards the season’s end it gives us a chance to reflect on what has been an enjoyable season overall for Gaelic football. Whatever the outcome of Sunday’s final between Kerry and Dublin we know we are set for a historic occasion. Either Dublin complete the ‘drive-for-five’ or Kerry become the team to stop them just …

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Liam Sheedy Pays Tribute To ‘Unbelievable’ Backroom Team

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Following Tipperary’s All-Ireland triumph on Sunday, goal-scorer John ‘Bubbles’ O’Dwyer waxed lyrical about the impact made by Liam Sheedy’s backroom team.  “Just Liam (Sheedy) returning is no good, he’s only as good as his backroom team. He came back with a backroom team that was different class so he got the people that he wanted and without them, Liam is …

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Ronan Maher: “He Deserves It More Than Anyone”

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Tipperary defender Ronan Maher admits 2016 feels like a long time ago and that the Premier County deserved their All-Ireland win on Sunday.  The Thurles Sarsfields man was in top form yesterday as Tipperary blitzed Kilkenny with a second-half goal rush to win on a scoreline of 3-25 to 0-20 and claim the county’ 28th All-Ireland title. Speaking to Pundit …

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Liam Sheedy Under No Illusions As To Impact Of Kilkenny Red Card

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Liam Sheedy has hailed his Tipperary team for correcting their first-half mistakes on-field before blowing away Kilkenny in the All-Ireland SHC final.  However, the now two-time All-Ireland winning manager was honest in his assessment that the sending off of Richie Hogan close to half-time had “a huge bearing on the game.” Kilkenny led by five points at one stage as …

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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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Jackie Tyrrell Knows More Than Most When It Comes To Pressure

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Jackie Tyrrell knows more than most about the pressure that comes with playing in an All-Ireland final. The James Stephens club man was drafted into an all-conquering Kilkenny set-up following their successful league campaign in 2003. The teak-tough defender bided his time on the Kilkenny bench for three years as they collected another All-Ireland in 2003 before watching on as …

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