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Draw For Next Year’s Ulster Senior Football Championship Confirmed

Ulster Championship Draw

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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Pundit Arena’s 2019 Provincial All-Star Awards

The provincial series has ended for another year and with that, it’s time to reflect on what was a strange provincial season overall. As expected, Kerry and Dublin picked up their seventh and ninth provincial crowns in a row. Dublin’s was as challenging (not very) as ever while Cork left us all with a huge smile on our faces Saturday …

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Super 8 Preview: Tyrone’s Experience To Tell Against Roscommon

All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Qualifiers Round 4, O'Moore Park, Co. Laois 7/7/2018 Cork vs Tyrone Tyrone's Connor McAliskey celebrates after scoring his sides opening goal

What: All Ireland Championship Football Quarter Finals – Phase 1 (Group 2) Who: Tyrone v Roscommon Where: Croke Park, Dublin When: Saturday, July 14th at 5pm Odds: Tyrone 2/5    Draw 8/1    Roscommon 11/4   The three-year trial that is the Super 8s will begin in earnest at Croke Park on Saturday evening with the meeting of Tyrone and Roscommon. Mickey Harte’s Tyrone side have become the …

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Tyrone Name Starting XV To Face Cavan In Round 3 Qualifier

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Tyrone manager Mickey Harte has named his starting side for this weekend’s All-Ireland SFC Round 3 qualifier. Ahead of the clash in Enniskillen (having previously been slated for a Croke Park double-header with Kildare v Mayo),  the big news is that there is no news – Harte has named the same starting fifteen to that which took care of Carlow …

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The All-Ireland Football Championship Round 2 Qualifier Draw Has Been Made

The draw for the second round qualifiers of the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship has been made on Monday morning, and has thrown up a number of interesting ties. The draw sees the eight losing provincial semi-finalists – namely Carlow, Leitrim, Down, Clare,  Longford, Sligo, Monaghan and Tipperary – enter ball 2 to join the winners of last weekend’s round qualifiers – …

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Sean Cavanagh Officially Announces Tyrone Retirement

GAA All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Semi-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 27/8/2017 Dublin vs Tyrone Tyrone's Sean Cavanagh dejected after the game

After 16 seasons, Tyrone captain Sean Cavanagh has announced his retirement from inter-county football. The 34-year-old took to Twitter soon after the Red Hand’s All Ireland SFC semi-final defeat to Dublin in Croke Park to confirm the news, reflecting on his “incredible journey” and thanking the GAA for all they have done for him. My incredible journey ends. Blessed to …

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Everyone Was In Awe As Tyrone Send Message To Rest Of Country

Ulster GAA Football Senior Championship Semi-Final, Clones, Co. Monaghan 18/6/2017 Tyrone vs Donegal Tyrone's manager Mickey Harte speaks to his team

Tyrone and Donegal clashed in the Ulster semi-final today, in a repeat of last year’s decider, with the reigning champions winning out on a scoreline of 1-21 to 1-12. Following promising League campaigns for both sides, Mickey Harte and Rory Gallagher were targeting the Anglo Celt Cup this summer as they aim to push on and make a statement in …

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Ulster Football Championship: Compelling Or Overrated?

Ulster GAA Senior Football Championship Final, Clones, Monaghan 17/7/2016 Tyrone vs Donegal Sean Cavanagh of Tyrone lifts The Anglo Celt Cup Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Presseye/Andrew Paton

At a time when GAA is rife with talk of change and restructure, the finger is often pointed to the Ulster Football Championship as a means of holding onto the current All-Ireland Senior Football Championship structure. The first two weeks of the championship have failed to raise any degree of excitement. Is the Ulster championship all that it is made …

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