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Philly McMahon ‘won’t lose any sleep’ over Colm Cooper

Philly McMahon says he won’t “lose any sleep” over the retirement of old rival Colm Cooper, saying they never met when the Kerry legend was in his prime.

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Video ref is worth trialling, reckons DRA lawyer Jack Anderson

The use of video evidence during live GAA games is worth trialling, according to outgoing Disputes Resolution Authority (DRA) secretary Jack Anderson.

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Lee Chin admits Davy Fitzgerald’s dash delivered boost

Wexford joint-captain Lee Chin described boss Davy Fitzgerald’s eight-week ban as ‘very harsh’ though he admits to being energised by his manager’s encroachment onto the pitch during the league semi-final defeat to Tipperary

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MICHAEL MOYNIHAN: A final farewell to Seó Spóirt

The last edition of Seó Spóirt on TG4 goes out this evening, much to the general dismay of the sport-loving public. The cancellation after 11 years is still raw for the show’s team. They spoke to Michael Moynihan.

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Desire for glory drives life consumed by football

With age has come maturity and a better balance between life and Gaelic football though Paul Flynn still struggles to separate the two at times, writes Paul Keane.

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Frustrated Kieran Bergin opts out of Tipperary squad

Tipperary will be without Kieran Bergin for their Munster and All-Ireland SHC defence.

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How GAA took root on London rugby soil

The newest GAA club in London has sprung up at the ‘home away from home’ of Irish rugby, writes Michael Duggan.

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Clare book semi-final spot after easy win against Tipperary

Clare 0-10 Tipperary 0-5 Munster MFC: Clare won their Electric Ireland Munster MFC clash against Tipperary at Cusack Park, Ennis last evening to qualify for the semi-final after a poor enough encounter.

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GAA to stage Congress in October to change hurling format

A Special Congress to alter the format of the All-Ireland senior hurling championship in time for next year is strongly mooted to take place this October.

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Talk of unbeaten record 'was very hard to get away from' admits Dublin defender

Dublin defender Cian O’Sullivan admits getting rid of the distraction of their unbeaten tag is a ‘positive’ they can take from losing the Allianz League final.

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Kieran McGeeney facing 12-week ban following exchange with linesman last month

Armagh manager Kieran McGeeney faces a 12-week suspension arising from an incident in last month’s Division 3 game against Antrim.

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‘Administrator’ to become the official voice of GAA

The days of the local public announcer at major county games could be coming to an end, as more refereeing officials take over their duties.

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Five-year finance option offered for premium Páirc Uí Chaoimh tickets

Details have emerged of the payment plan for the 10-year premium-level tickets for the newly developed Páirc Uí Chaoimh, with purchasers being offered the option of a financing option for the €6,500 tickets operated directly by the Cork County Board over five years.

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Galway have turned corner, says David Burke

Galway captain David Burke insists his team can no longer be regarded as inconsistent after claiming the Division 1 title on Sunday.

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Wexford accept Davy Fitzgerald ban as appeal would be distraction

Concern about distraction was the only reason that Davy Fitzgerald and Wexford chose not to contest his proposed eight-week suspension.

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David Burke: ‘We just wanted to send a small message’

At around half six on Sunday evening, most of the Galway team were to be found licking ice creams outside Supermacs on the Old Ennis Road.

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