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Tomás Ó Sé: They Thought He Was Just This Wild Man From Kerry

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This weekend marks the 30th anniversary of the Páidi Ó Sé Gaelic Football Tournament which is held in the West Kerry Gaeltacht in February of each year. The popularity of the tournament reflects that of Ó Sé who remains an icon of the GAA and Ireland whose legacy has continued to grow with each passing year. Comórtas Peile Páidi Ó Sé …

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Tomás Ó Sé Rolls Back The Years As Nemo See Off Slaughtneil After Extra-Tme

Nemo

While Corofin’s win over Moorefield last week wasn’t overly memorable, the other semi-final today between Nemo Rangers and Slaughtneil was the polar opposite. The Derry outfit took an early lead, and looked like they would take control of the tie with ruthless efficiency. However, the Cork champions mounted a spirited fightback, featuring two points from Kerry legend Tomás Ó Sé …

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Tomás Ó Sé & Michael Duignan Call Out RTÉ Sports Awards For ‘Snubbing’ Dublin GAA’s Achievements

Dublin vs Mayo Dublin's Con O'Callaghan

At the annual RTÉ Sports Awards on Saturday night there was a noticeable lack of recognition for the GAA world in the winners enclosure.  James McClean (soccer) won Sportsperson Of The Year, Aidan O’Brien (horse racing) took home Manager Of The Year and the Irish showjumpers collected the Team Of The Year gong, with all three respective winners fending off …

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Colm Cooper Couldn’t Help Having A Dig At Tomás Ó Sé Following Cork Managerial Appointment

Colm Cooper

Colm Cooper couldn’t help himself… Cork yesterday announced a replacement for Peadar Healy as the manager of their senior footballers, as Ronan McCarthy is set for the hot seat. A former selector under Conor Counihan and Brian Cuthbert, McCarthy is charged with the task of bringing the Rebels back to the top table of the game. Following Cork’s extra-time loss …

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Combined Galway/Kerry XV Of The Past Twenty Years

Galway Kerry

Sunday sees the clash of the Cain and Abel of the GAA, the purists favourite sons, Kerry and Galway. This has been a relatively one-sided contest in recent years, and both have experienced stints in the doldrums (although one more so than the other) in the past two decades. Both have provided some of the finest footballers to lace boots …

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Tomás Ó Sé Slams Cork Football Set-Up After Waterford Scare

Cork scraped past Waterford by a single point in the Fraher Field, Dungarvan on Saturday in the Munster SFC quarter-final, eventually coming out victorious on a scoreline of 1-12 to 1-11.  The Rebels have come in for some heavy criticism of late with their stock continuing to fall with each passing season since their Sam Maguire Cup win in 2010. Coming …

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Watch: Paul Galvin Exudes Class In Brilliant Rebuttal Of Brolly’s Remarks About The Gooch

Colm Cooper’s retirement from inter-county football earlier this month had most in the GAA community acknowledging the positive aspects of one of the greats of the game. However, Joe Brolly, speaking on the Sunday Game two weeks ago, while mentioning how talented Cooper was did have some criticisms of the former Kerry forward. “My point about him as always been …

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GAA: The Black Card Needs Adjustment Or Abolishment

GAA Football All Ireland Senior Championship Quarter-Final 3/8/2013 Monaghan vs Tyrone Monaghan's Conor McManus is dragged down by Sean Cavanagh of Tyrone Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Without doubt, since the introuduction of the black card to Gaelic football, the number of cynical fouls has decreased immensely.  To tackle the situation relating to cynical fouling, the introduction of the black card was perfect. Players fear committing fouls such as body checks and trips. These are the main fouls that they would have committed and gotten away with before. …

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