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Tipp quell talk of insurrection as Dubs exit tamely

Dublin 0-16 Tipperary 2-23

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Rebels’ new system passes test with ease

Cork 0-21 Sligo 1-11

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Tribe have tools to tackle Kerry

Galway 4-17 Tipperary 4-12

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McElhinney’s goal show

U14 Premier 1 football final: Beara 5-8 Éire Óg 3-7

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Cratloe off to flyer as St Senan’s shock favourites

Clare SFC round-up : Holders Cratloe got off to a winning start in the opening round of the Clare SFC at the weekend, defeating Éire Óg 2-12 to 1-12 at Cusack Park, Ennis on Saturday evening.

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Ballyduff pull clear with wind at backs

Kerry SHC: Ballyduff 3-12 Causeway 1-10

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The Nire deny Stradbally in six-goal cracker

Waterford SFC: Although this latest renewal lacked the usual bite, keen rivals The Nire and Stradbally still served up a six-goal spectacle at Fraher Field on Saturday evening.

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Johnson driving force for Rovers

Cork SHC: Bride Rovers 3-14 Courcey Rovers 0-19 (aet)

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Galway canter home

All-Ireland MHC: Galway 2-20 Antrim 0-9

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Ryan brace powers Déise

All-Ireland MHC: Waterford 2-18 Dublin 0-19

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Woodlock: We’ve a lot of work to do

Tipperary hurler James Woodlock insists the team continue to plough a lone furrow despite recording a third championship win on the hop, and, in the process, advancing to the All-Ireland semi-final.

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Dunne admits Wexford finally beaten by fatigue

The minds said yes but the bodies said no. That was Liam Dunne’s assessment of where Wexford fell down after their mammoth month of July.

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Lethal Limerick show no mercy

Limerick 4-26 Wexford 1-11

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Ryan: Hurling in Croker is what we want

Acceptance and defiance were the themes of TJ Ryan’s post-match conference.

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Top marks as Kelly gets crucial calls correct

Just as referees’ performances are open to criticism when it’s deserved, they should be praised when it’s due.

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O’Shea calls for balanced view of Premier’s status

Eamon O’Shea knows Tipperary as a county well enough to realise that there is very little in the way of middle ground to be found when it comes to their hurling team.

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’We didn’t execute well enough but we battled very hard’

A championship hurling pitch is a frenzied cauldron, one where actions last milliseconds and thoughts can be turned on their heads just as quickly.

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Talk of a new era may have been premature

Kenny Rogers probably put it best in one of his early songs. Before The Gambler, I mean. In the sixties one of his better efforts began with this line: I just dropped in to see what condition my condition was in.

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Daly rues loss of dual stars and will give ’long, hard thought’ to leaving

Anthony Daly has hinted his time as Dublin hurling manager will come to an end before the summer is out.

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Mitchelstown march on as forward power proves decisive

Cork IFC: Mitchelstown 2-15 Aghabullogue 2-10

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Piarsaigh battle bravely for priceless victory

Cork SHC: Na Piarsaigh 1-22 Killeagh 2-15

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Ladies set for Ulster derby duel

Ladies Football: Ulster rivals Monaghan and Tyrone have been pitted together in the second round of the TG4 All-Ireland Ladies SFC qualifiers.

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Tough lesson for Tipp and Galway could be facing one

This was a mad game of Gaelic football.

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McCartan: Time for new voice

James McCartan admitted it is "time for a new voice" in Down after announcing his resignation as team manager after five years in charge.

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Cuthbert prepared for ‘physical’ Mayo

Brian Cuthbert is only too happy that Cork are underdogs going into Sunday’s All-Ireland quarter-final.

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Cuthbert risks all if he sticks with sweeper ploy

Going to qualifier games on a Saturday evening in the likes of O’Connor Park, is a lovely occasion and one of the best experiences of the GAA inter-county season.

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O’Neill savouring every game

With a handsome 10-point haul, Colm O’Neill crowned his first full game for Cork since his third cruciate operation last year.

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Alan’s defensive concerns

Galway’s forwards were energised by their four-goal haul but manager Alan Mulholland admitted the opposite was true for their defenders.

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Creedon hints at Premier exit

Peter Creedon has hinted that the demands on inter-county managers could force him to call time on his Tipperary role.

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Lee Chin celebrates with jubilant supporters after Wexford's  win over Clare. Picture: Dáire Brennan/Sportsfile

Even if Wexford tank runs dry, talk will flow

Slaneysiders can hold heads up again even if their clash with Limerick ends in defeat tomorrow.

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TUSSLE: Kerry's Paul Murphy and Cork's Paul Kerrigan clash off the ball during the Munster final which saw the Kingdom crush their old rivals. Picture: James Crombie

Win or lose, Rebels must begin to rebuild

Rehabilitation has to start somewhere for a Cork side that needs to pull together.

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Gerry Fitzpatrick: Basketball is his first love but he has worked wonders with players across a wide range of disciplines and is now helping the Wexford senior hurlers get their act together.

Every manager’s perfect Fitz

Gerry Fitzpatrick has been one of Ireland’s leading, if unsung, sports operators for over four decades. From hoops to hurling, from training Henry and Mullane to watching Shaq in the flesh, he’s seen a lot, if not it all. Now, he’s playing his part in the Wexford hurling revival.

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Tipperary's Michael Cahill: Has struggled with a knee injury this Championship season and could miss out tomorrow.

Premier sweating on Cahill fitness

Michael Cahill is a late injury worry for Tipperary ahead of tomorrow’s All-Ireland quarter-final against Dublin.

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Brian Cuthbert and his team have plenty to improve on since the Munster final hammering

Kickouts: While the stats in the Munster final reveal Cork won 20 of their own kickouts to Kerry’s 13, the full set of numbers over 70 minutes do not reflect Kerry’s dominance, nor the apparent lack of alternative strategies that Cork seemed to possess on the day.

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Ryan O'Dwyer's impact on the game against Kilkenny  was restricted by the yellow card he picked up early on. Picture: INPHO/Donall Farmer

Dublin will flatter to deceive again

ALL-IRELAND SHC QUARTER-FINAL:
Tipperary v Dublin
If there’s been one disappointing aspect to this heaven-sent hurling summer it was Clare’s failure to walk with the strut and to hurl with the healthy arrogance of MacCarthy Cup holders.

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Keith Rossiter: Absolutely crucial for Wexford.

Limerick will stand up to Model physicality

First of all, it is surprising to hear Wexford giving out about where the game is going to be played.

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OTENT COMBINATION: Pat Herbert believes Wexford getting the mix between youth and experience right has been key to their success. Picture: Matt Browne/Sportsfile

Rivals have earned their success

Insider says Limerick and Wexford have made big changes.

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EADY DAYS: Liam Dunne is loving life as Wexford manager. "It's a hobby, I enjoy it, I've a great passion for the job and it's a huge opportunity," he says. Picture: Inpho/Cathal Noonan

Foundations laid for Dunne to build upon

Wexford manager ready for another three years of hard work in county.

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Manager Eamon O'Shea celebrates with selector Mick Ryan, right, after Tipperary's victory against Galway in the All-Ireland SHC Round 1 game in Thurles. Picture: Sportsfile

O’Shea: Any one of six left can lift All-Ireland

Funny how a single win can turn perceptions on their head.

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Kevin McManamon is congratulated by team-mate Bernard Brogan after scoring Dublin second goal in their Leinster SFC final rout of Meath. Picture: Dáire Brennan/Sportsfile

Old brigade searching for formula to stop the Dubs

Dublin’s awesome rise is now a growing concern

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Limerick's Declan Hannon races through the Cork defence in the Munster SHC final in Pairc Uí Chaoimh. Picture: Sportsfile

Disrupting Model fluidity key to Limerick success

The tactical battles that will decide the games in Thurles

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Ken O'Halloran: Didn't vary his kickouts in Munster final and Kerry monopolised possession.

Wing-backs and wing-forwards are crucial to Cork’s kickout strategy

The bush telegraph in Cork this week buzzed with speculation that Alan O’Connor was going to come out of retirement.

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Wexford chairman Diarmuid Devereux

Wily Wexford fans initiate ticket swap for big game

ALL-IRELAND SHC QUARTER-FINAL:
Limerick v Wexford
Wexford hurling supporters have initiated a remarkable ticket swap scheme to ensure those most in need of stand tickets for Sunday’s All-Ireland quarter-final are accommodated.

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Mayo manager James Horan

Horan calls for ‘standard’ fixtures

Mayo manager James Horan and All Star Aidan O’Shea have called on the GAA to introduce a national standardised fixtures plan incorporating all club and inter-county activity.

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Tipperary football manager Peter Creedon. Picture: SPORTSFILE

Tipp response to defeat was shot in arm for Creedon

ALL-IRELAND SFC ROUND 4A:
Galway v Tipperary
Peter Creedon felt positive about his Tipperary squad when he saw them recover so quickly from defeat to Cork.

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Adrian Marren: Says no one in Sligo expects them to beat Cork.

Marren going for broke in effort to reach Croker

Sligo captain Adrian Marren reckons the Garth Brooks debacle might have robbed him of the chance to play at Croke Park for the first time.

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Brendan Cummins: Former inter-county star still shining at club level in Tipperary.

Tipp boss O’Shea sticks with winning side for Dubs clash

Tipperary have named an unchanged line-up for Sunday’s All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship quarter-final clash with Dublin this weekend.

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Mary Claire Cummins presenting the Rebel Óg July award to Ballinascarthy captain Ciaran O'Neill. Picture: Denis Scannell

Ballinascarthy prove size isn’t everything

The timing of the function to honour Ballinascarthy U14 footballers with the July Rebel Óg award could scarcely have been more apposite.

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Cork football manager Brian Cuthbert: 'Slaughtered' since the Kerry game

Slocum backs under-fire Cuthbert to revive Rebels

ALL-IRELAND SFC ROUND 4A:
Cork v Sligo
Former Cork footballer Michael Slocum believes the county’s management have been subjected to too much criticism since the Munster final defeat by Kerry and that one result could turn the Rebels’ season.

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Dublin goalkeeper Alan Nolan pictured at Doolin pier with the Liam McCarthy cup. Picture: Brendan Moran / SPORTSFILE

Long wait pays off for Nolan

ALL-IRELAND SHC QUARTER-FINAL:
Tipperary v Dublin
It’s been a long wait for Dublin goalkeeper Alan Nolan.

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Antrim hurling manager Kevin Ryan

Antrim boss furious with Ulster Council

Antrim hurling manager Kevin Ryan has launched a furious attack on the Ulster Council after it brought forward the starting time of the Ulster U21 HC final to accommodate a club reserve football match.

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Cousins Sarah Doyle, left, 4, and Isobelle Hayes, 5, from Oulart, among the Wexford fans at last Saturday night's All-Ireland SHC Round 2 game against Waterford in Nowlan Park, Kilkenny. Picture: Sportsfile

Privileged to witness Model revival

The good times are back in Wexford. Win, lose or draw on Sunday, the Model must now push on to the next level

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