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Wicklow Hurling Thriving Among Heavyweights Of Celtic Challenge

This year’s Bank of Ireland Celtic Challenge has proven to be a breeding ground for some of the top young hurlers from across the country to showcase their talents on the county stage. Over the first three matchdays, the competition has seen some titanic, fiercely fought clashes between counties whose hurling rivalries are as old as time. There are however …

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Defending Champions Dublin Bow Out Of Leinster Minor Championship

Electric Ireland Leinster Minor Football Championship Round 5, TEG Cusack Park, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath 3/7/2018 Westmeath vs Dublin Dublin's Rory Dwyer and Euan Farqharson after the game

Defending champions have been eliminated from this year’s Leinster Minor Football Championship at the round robin stage. Despite hammering Westmeath by a commanding scoreline of 5-19 to 0-09 on Tuesday night, Dublin finished third in their group as Wicklow followed up on their surprise win at Parnell Park last week by defeating already-qualified Meath 1-10 t0 1-08. In the group’s …

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Watch: RTE Release Trailer For ‘Micko,’ The Unmissable Documentary On The Legendary Mick O’Dwyer

Micko

RTE have released a two-minute preview of what is sure to be an insightful profile of legendary football manager Mick O’Dwyer. In an intercounty career that spanned almost four decades, the 81-year-old won eight All-Ireland Senior Football Championships and eleven Munster Championships with Kerry between 1975 and 1989, before going on to win Leinster titles with Kildare and Laois. In …

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All The Results From Today’s Round 1A Football Qualifiers

Qualifiers

It was very much a case of do-or-die for eight counties today in the first round of the All-Ireland Football Championship qualifiers. The ‘A’ side of the draw produced wins today for Derry, Longford, Laois and Sligo. Derry overcame a tricky test in Waterford to bounce back after a harrowing defeat to Tyrone. Like Cork three weeks ago, the Ulster side …

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Five Talking Points Ahead Of The Weekend’s Football Qualifiers

This weekend sees the opening round of the All-Ireland football qualifiers with four games taking place on Saturday. For a quartet of counties, they will have the dubious honour of being among the first teams knocked out of the championship. While the eight counties involved this weekend are more than likely not going to see the later stages of the …

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Watch: Wicklow School’s Goalkeeper Silences The Crowd With Free-Kick Taking

Wicklow Goalkeeper

Yesterday, the Leinster A Senior Football Schools semi-final took place in Enniscorthy, county Wexford.  The ferocious game was played between St.Peter’s College of Wexford and the combined Wicklow Schools team. Undoubtedly, it was a thrilling encounter and it was a match that certainly did not lack physicality, skill or beautiful point-scoring. The main talking points, however, were the crowd and the …

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Twitter Reacts To The 2017 GAA Championship Draw

The draw for the 2017 GAA inter-county Championships took place live on RTÉ last night, to much fanfare. The draw gave us some sizzling prospects to look forward to in the early rounds of the Championship in both codes. As the draw unfolded, GAA fans took to Twitter to express their feelings about each draw. ______ Football The Dubs will …

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Offaly Play Gaelic Football Too, You Know

With so much written about the Offaly hurlers in recent weeks, their Leinster SFC opener with Longford seemed to appear out of the blue. What also came out of nowhere was the result – and the performance. For Pat Flanagan’s side, it was an end to nine years without a win in the provincial championship. That is hard to comprehend …

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