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Clare manager Davy Fitzgerald hailed Galway’s performance in the six-point defeat of his side in the All-Ireland quarter-final at Semple Stadium.

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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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Brendan Bugler hopes to lift the clouds

Getting here is no small thing, Brendan Bugler maintains. After the two previous seasons when Clare failed to make the last six, reaching an All-Ireland quarter-final this time around is an achievement in itself.

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Dan Shanahan: ‘We want to get back on track after the Munster final’

You could find the date and root out the result, laughs Dan Shanahan. The occasion was a national hurling league game between Waterford and Wexford years ago, when Shanahan spent a tricky afternoon in Liam Dunne’s company. The lessons stayed with him longer than the scoreline.

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Clare ‘learning to close games out’

It’s taken time for the recent exploits of Clare’s footballers to migrate beyond the county’s traditional heartlands but Odran O’Dwyer knew Colm Collins’ team was on to something when hurling folk began to mention them on their visits to his performance therapy clinic in Ennis.

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Michael Quinlivan says victory crucial for Tipperary’s long-term progression

Tipperary forward Michael Quinlivan insists that he has no regrets about turning down the chance to pursue a professional soccer career.

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Derek McGrath reveals Eamonn Fitzmaurice support

Waterford manager Derek McGrath has revealed that a phone call from Kerry football boss Eamonn Fitzmaurice lifted his spirits following the crushing Munster final defeat to Tipperary a fortnight ago.

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Tom Dempsey: ‘You don’t know how close you are to success before you give up’

Twenty years ago, Wexford lit up the hurling summer and Tom Dempsey remembers every step of a magical journey, writes Enda McEvoy

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Rebels ponderred James Loughrey card appeal

The Cork football management have still not made a decision on whether to appeal James Loughrey’s sending off during last Saturday’s win over Longford.

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Clare’s Keelan Sexton brings winning mentality

Although now in his second season on the Clare senior football panel, Kilmurry Ibrickane’s Keelan Sexton only turned 19 earlier this month.

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Munster GAA coaching efforts yielding rewards

Munster GAA are now gaining over 15 times what they invest in coaching, an independent survey has revealed.

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Wexford manager Liam Dunne not enjoying playing catch-up

Enjoyment? “This isn’t enjoyment,” says Liam Dunne. Making the last six for the second time in three years may sound like something to derive pleasure from, but managing Wexford feels to him like more of a duty.

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Ger Loughnane jibe a sore point for Galway

All Star Galway goalkeeper Colm Callanan has questioned how an apparently gutless team could reach two of the last four All-Ireland hurling finals.

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Séamus Mac Géidigh obituary: ‘He got on with everyone in the GAA community, an achievement in itself’

Séamus Mac Géidigh was broadcaster and manager of RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta’s northwest service in Donegal

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