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Mike Quirke: Clare and Tipperary display the indomitable spirit of the underdog

So what do you know? Maybe Munster isn’t the lopsided battleground that everybody thought it was. 

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Tipperary’s Ronan Maher determined to finally grasp Munster U21 title

Tipperary’s Ronan Maher leads the Premier County into this evening’s Bord Gáis Energy Munster U21 hurling final against Waterford determined to claim an elusive provincial medal.

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Seán Fogarty on the GPA: ‘We have created a monster and now we have to feed him’

The “lavishness” of the GPA’s new funding agreement has been queried by a former leading GAA official while another believes the official players body is “a monster” that has to be fed.

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Young Cork side will play without fear, says Peadar Healy

Peadar Healy ventured up to Clones the day after his Cork charges limped out of Pearse Park with their championship status still intact. The Cork football manager couldn’t but be impressed with Donegal’s first-half showing, even more impressed was he with Tyrone’s second-half display. Tyrone did, in Healy’s own words, a Donegal on Donegal.

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Glenswilly lament 0-3 return as ‘an off day’

Glenswilly’s 0-3 to 0-2 win over St Eunan’s from Letterkenny in the Donegal All-County Football League Division One made headlines for all the wrong reasons — but Glenswilly attacker Brian Farrelly put it down to “an off day”.

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It’s ‘dog eat dog’ in the battle for Cork starting places, says seasoned Patrick Kelly

The introduction of Alan Cadogan and Aidan Walsh to the Cork panel earlier this month is just the type of ruthlessness the group needs, says Patrick Kelly.

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Damien Comer unfazed by black card fears

A physical presence in Galway’s recent revival, Damien Comer may be walking a thin line on Sunday as a third black card this season would rule him out of a potential All-Ireland SFC semi-final.

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Austin Gleeson to wear ear protector

Waterford star Austin Gleeson will wear ear protection against Tipperary in tomorrow evening’s Bord Gáis Energy Munster U21 hurling final after sustaining an horrific injury during Sunday’s senior victory over Wexford.

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Brian Cody: Ger Loughnane wrong to call Galway gutless

Brian Cody believes Ger Loughnane was wrong to describe Galway as a gutless team after their Leinster final defeat to Kilkenny.

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Series of anomalies leave Antrim motion on back burner

As expected, Antrim’s successful motion to reward the Christy Ring Cup winners with a Leinster SHC quarter-final spot from next year will not see the light of day.

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Ciarán McDonald: To get young lads playing football, they need to see it’s worthwhile

Fail to prepare, prepare to... you know the rest.

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Funding deal set to earn GPA €7.5m per annum

The GPA could make as much as €7.5m per annum from their new funding agreement.

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Injured Colm Cooper set to miss Clare rematch

Colm Cooper will miss Sunday’s All-Ireland quarter-final owing to the shoulder injury he sustained during last month’s Munster decider, Kerry manager Éamonn Fitzmaurice has confirmed.

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Colm O’Driscoll: Self-belief slowly returning

As a man who runs his own business, it’s hardly surprising to hear Colm O’Driscoll talk money, banks, and healthy account balances.

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Cork club GAA round-up: Champions Glen Rovers prevail in thriller

Cork star Patrick Horgan was the hero as Glen Rovers edged out Sarsfields in a dramatic replay.

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LISTEN: John Fogarty and PM O'Sullivan discuss the weekend's GAA action

In the new Irish Examiner GAA podcast, PM O'Sullivan talks Waterford, Joe Canning and Tony Kelly's frees, while John Fogarty discusses the Clare and Tipp football revolutions.

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Davy Fitzgerald: Ger Loughnane calling Galway ‘gutless’ hurt us

Clare boss Davy Fitzgerald admitted that Ger Loughnane’s scathing post-Leinster final criticism of Galway did his team no favours yesterday.

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Five things we learned from the weekend’s GAA action

Clare lack killer instinct and learn an essential lesson: Goals count...

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Galway dominate cautious Clare as true test awaits

Galway 2-17 Clare 0-17: Their guts were for garters had they lost but upon inspection Galway located the moral fibre it was claimed they lacked.

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Micheál Donoghue resists the urge to gloat

Micheál Donoghue was careful to steer clear of claiming Galway yesterday answered their Leinster final critics.

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Waterford get back in the groove with Wexford dismissal

Waterford 0-21 Wexford 0-11: It was, perhaps, too much to expect of Waterford that in one 70-minute swoop they’d both put to bed their 21-point Munster final annihilation and provide sufficient evidence that they’ll trouble Kilkenny far more than was the case last August.

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We’re in last four on merit, insists satisfied Derek McGrath

Derek McGrath cut a satisfied figure. The Munster final hammering flushed out of their system and a second successive All-Ireland semi-final appearance locked down. Was he to have looked for anything else, you’d nearly be accusing him of being greedy.

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Gary Brennan the catalyst as Clare break on through

Clare 2-12 Roscommon 1-9: The system may be broken, but the sights and sounds that spilled across the pitch after the final whistle in Sathill on Saturday were another reminder of the extra colour that the back door route can add to the championship.

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Liam Kearns hails the players as gutsy Tipperary have the last laugh

Tipperary 1-21 Derry 2-17: It was a good 15 minutes after the final whistle blew in Kingspan Breffni Park when Tipperary players fashioned a warmdown. Wholly understandable, of course. Evenings like these have to be celebrated and the instant reaction was to soak in the significance of this win with their band of supporters who flooded onto the pitch.

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WATCH: Aileen Wall causes chaos as Waterford overpower Armagh

Waterford 4-13 Armagh 2-13: Aileen Wall scored 2-4 from play, as Waterford knocked Armagh out of the TG4 All-Ireland ladies’ senior football championship on Saturday.

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Some questions answered, but many remain for Galway and Waterford

Questions, questions, questions. Yesterday 31,690 representatives from four counties arrived in Semple Stadium looking for answers.

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Donegal football match produces just five points

GLENSWILLY came out on top in an instantly forgettable county league clash with St Eunan's on Sunday - but one that might talked about for a long time.

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Hopes high for Davy Fitzgerald to be in Clare dressing room

Hopes are high Davy Fitzgerald will be fit enough to take some if not all managerial duties for Clare in tomorrow’s All-Ireland quarter-final in Semple Stadium.

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Waterford will need aerial defences ready for blitz

Waterford will need to nullify the presence of Lee Chin in the middle to stand a chance of victory tomorrow, writes Donal O’Grady.

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Team news: Waterford stick with Munster final side

Waterford have named the same team as that which lost the Munster final for tomorrow’s All-Ireland SHC quarter-final against Wexford in Semple Stadium (2pm).

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Time for quarter-finalists to heed Corinthians and show championship ambition

When St Paul wasn’t writing letters or travelling to Damascus or being struck temporarily blind or undergoing conversions or generally being a misogynistic old sod, he occasionally dispensed a nugget of good advice.

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Gerald Fleming’s forecast for Wexford this weekend is…

The joys of weekend work. You know Gerald Fleming as the affable weatherman telling you to expect sunny spells and scattered showers, but those TV bulletins mean missing out on the sporting passion of the man from Wexford town.

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Diarmuid O’Donovan says Páirc Uí Chaoimh redevelopment hasn’t hampered Cork

Cork GAA’s senior administrator Diarmuid O’Donovan has rejected claims that the preparation of intercounty teams has suffered due to the money spent on the redevelopment of Páirc Uí Chaoimh.

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