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Quiz: Name The 2013 Gaelic Football All-Star Team

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The year 2013 will go down in history as the first of Jim Gavin’s six successful All-Ireland runs with the Dublin senior football team. There was plenty more history made in 2013, however, as Monaghan reigned in Ulster for the first time since 1988. Elsewhere, Kerry regained the Munster title with the first of what is currently seven consecutive provincial …

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Five All-Ireland Winners Who Surprisingly Never Won An All-Star

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Winning an All-Star is the highest individual honour that can be bestowed upon an inter-county footballer. Of course, every player has hopes and dreams of taking home the big prize in September but to win an All-Star award is in many ways the cherry on top following a hard year’s graft. Unfortunately, not all will have their All-Ireland achievements recognised …

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Quiz: Name This GAA All-Star Team Containing Just Three Counties

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Earlier this week, we asked you to name the GAA Gaelic Football All-Star recipients for 2010.  The award winners from ten years ago are unique in that eight different counties were represented in the final 15, the highest proportion of representation in the 21st century. But what year was the lowest? Well, you only have to go back a further …

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Mulligan: County Teams Should Learn From Barcelona’s Cynicism

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Owen Mulligan has weighed in on the debate surrounding the controversial red card David Clifford received in Kerry’s Allianz Football League loss to Tyrone last weekend. The Kerry captain was given his marching orders by referee Fergal Kelly after being hauled to the ground by Tyrone substitute Ben McDonnell. The incident was caught on camera, sparking outrage across the country. …

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Corry’s Corner: Red Hand Rising As Tyrone Strike Fear Once Again

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Tyrone deserve credit… there, I said it! For nearly two full decades, the Red Hands have dined at Gaelic football’s top table winning three All-Ireland titles and seven Ulster Championships. Despite the fact their last All-Ireland win came over a decade ago, Mickey Harte’s men have consistently competed in the latter stages of the championship. Since 2008, they’ve reached six …

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Conor McKenna Reportedly Set For ‘Indefinite’ Return To Tyrone

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Essendon’s Conor McKenna has unexpectedly returned to Ireland just a few weeks prior to the 2020 AFL season.  McKenna starred on the Tyrone minor team that won an All-Ireland title in 2012 before impressing several AFL clubs at a talent combine in December 2013. By the end of 2014, the Eglish club man had signed a two-year rookie contract with …

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Marty Clarke – Mickey Harte’s Take On McShane Saga Is ‘Comical’

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Cathal McShane, will he or won’t he?  That is the question on everybody’s lips as we countdown towards the beginning of the 2020 Allianz League campaign. The All-Star Tyrone full-forward looks set to link up with AFL outfit Adelaide Crows for their preseason training following a breakthrough 2019 campaign that saw him finish as the championship’s top scorer. Following Tyrone’s …

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Adelaide Crows Set To Win Race For McShane Signature

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AFL outfit Adelaide Crows have confirmed that All-Star full-forward Cathal McShane will train with the club later this month.  Last week, teamtalkmag.com reported that the Tyrone attacker was set to link up with the Brisbane Lions following a breakthrough season that saw him finish the Championship as joint-top scorer. However, Crows’ general manager Justin Reid confirmed via their website that …

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Draw For Next Year’s Ulster Senior Football Championship Confirmed

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The draw for next year’s Ulster senior football championship has been made.  Reigning champions Donegal will face an incredibly difficult opening match as they take on neighbours Tyrone in the quarter-finals. Last year’s beaten finalists Cavan, who made their first provincial decider in 18 years in 2019, will take on Monaghan in the preliminary quarter-final. The winner of that match …

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Séamus McEnaney Returns To Monaghan Hot Seat

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Séamus ‘Banty’ McEnaney has returned to his native Monaghan for a second stint as Farney boss after being ratified at a County Committee meeting on Monday. McEnaney was in the role between 2004 to 2010 when he led the county to two All-Ireland quarter-finals. He returns for his second stint as manager following the departure of Malachy O’Rourke who stepped …

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Harte Ready For Another Year Despite Cavanagh’s Call For Change

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Tyrone performed well on Sunday and looked superior to Kerry for large spells throughout their All-Ireland semi-final but ultimately faltered down the home stretch as Stephen O’Brien’s goal ignited the Kingdom to push on and claim a three-point win in Croke Park.  For Mickey Harte and Tyrone, it’s back to the drawing board following a topsy turvy season that saw …

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Kerry Turn It On In The Final Fifteen To Set-Up Decider With Dublin

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Michael Corry reporting live from Croke Park. Kerry 1-18 Tyrone 0-18 In comparison to Saturday’s humdinger of a clash between Dublin and Mayo, a paltry crowd descended upon Croke Park for the second of this weekend’s All-Ireland semi-finals between Kerry and Tyrone. Not only did the atmosphere pale in comparison to Saturday’s game but also the intensity with which the …

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Dublin Take Down Tyrone As Diarmuid Connolly Returns To Action

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Tyrone 0-13 Dublin 1-16 It may have been a dead rubber in Omagh this afternoon but there was no shortage of excitement in the build-up when news filtered through that Diarmuid Connolly was set to make his first Championship appearance for Dublin in 686 days. As the action got underway it was Tyrone who struck first blood through Conal McCann …

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