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The notebook affair: Paul Galvin scores some points

In an exclusive extract from his autobiography, Paul Galvin gives his account of slapping referee Paddy Russell’s notebook from his hands during the Munster semi-final in 2008.

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Tipp trump Kilkenny in All Starhonours list

Tipperary’s hurlers created a little bit of history last night when they became only the second All-Ireland runners-up to pick up seven All Stars.

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Paul Galvin in his own words: The notebook slap - 'It was basic instinct'

2008 should have been the pinnacle of Paul Galvin’s Kerry career. Captain of the team seeking a third All-Ireland title in succession, he staved off surgery to make Killarney on June 15.

But in one mad moment, his world changed. In an exclusive extract from his new book, In My Own Words, Galvin recalls that afternoon in Fitzgerald Stadium. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Joy for James and Richie

James O’Donoghue and Richie Hogan capped off great seasons with the premier individual awards in their respective codes last night.

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O’Sullivan remains a man on a mission

There’s been a few rounds of white collar bellyboxing in Tralee’s Ulster Bank branch this week.

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Time is now for Millstreet

Chances are you associate Millstreet with Mark Ellis, centre-back on the Cork hurling team. Or maybe with the four men they sent out of north Cork to help Billy Morgan bring Sam Maguire home in 1973.

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In-form Donaghy to inspire Stacks

Kerry SFC preview: Would it be facetious to suggest teams in the championship breathed a sigh of relief when Dr Crokes exited the competition back in mid July?

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O’Shea up for Tipp challenge

Eamon O’Shea admitted last night that the prospect of attending to unfinished business was one of the key factors in his decision to commit again to Tipperary for 2015.

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All Stars: August and September only months that count

What a difference a year makes. Twelve months ago, both Kilkenny and Tipperary failed to get a GPA/GAA All Star between them. This year they dominate the selection.

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Stack: ‘Come home with your shield or upon it’

Kerry SFC: A couple of weeks after their 16-point mauling at the hands of Dr Crokes last year, manager Stephen Stack called a meeting of his Austin Stacks players.

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Walsh wants no more final regrets

Growing up in Cromane, Donnchadh Walsh had no ambition to play for Mid Kerry.

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Future bright as hard work paying for Aghada

With two Rebel Óg Premier 2 football titles claimed this year (at minor and U16 level), the future looks bright for Aghada.

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Mayo bring in youngsters to strengthen panel

Mayo joint-managers Pat Holmes and Noel Connelly have hinted at sweeping changes to next year’s panel, believing new blood is required in the county’s senior set-up.

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O’Shea to continue in Premier County hot-seat

Eamon O’Shea is to continue as Tipperary senior hurling manager, it was confirmed last night.

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O'Reilly ready to take final step with Eíre Óg

Harry Reilly’s managerial journey with Éire Óg has been like that of a player slowly establishing himself.

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Anthony Nash

Hurling goalkeepers set to face penalties alone in future

The Hurling 2020 committee is expected to recommend penalties be changed from the current one forward versus three defenders on the goal-line to one forward versus the goalkeeper.

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I was so close to Mayo return, reveals Mortimer

Former Mayo star Conor Mortimer had hopes of returning to the county squad following his shock withdrawal in 2012.

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Sheehan enjoying second coming

James Sheehan walked away in the autumn of 2009, a few months after Mid Kerry’s county title defence was ended in the last eight.

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Kieran Donaghy

Kingdom lead All Star cast

A third of the Kerry team that started last month’s All-Ireland win over Donegal will be awarded GAA-GPA Opel All Stars tomorrow evening, three of them first-time winners.

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"I'm almost the Bionic Man. I guess the fact that I am playing at all is a miracle, maybe I should be called Lazarus," says Daniel Bohan.

Injuries fail to quench Bohan’s determination

Daniel Bohan first describes himself as the Bionic Man, then decides Lazarus is a more appropriate comparison.

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Colaiste Chríost Rí's Alan O'Callaghan racing out of defence against Pobalscoil Chorca Dhuibhne in the Corn Uí Mhuirí game at Clondrohid. Picture: Denis Minihane

Corca Dhuibhne power past Críost Rí challenge

Pobalscoil Chorca Duibhne 0-14 Coláiste Chríost Rí 1-3
All-Ireland champions Pobalscoil Chorca Dhuibhne’s quest for four Corn Uí Mhuirí titles in a row got off to a winning start as they led all the way against Coláiste Chríost Rí at Clondrohid yesterday.

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McAuliffe and Cormack rescue Rochestown

Two late goals earned St Francis College, Rochestown, a draw with St Fachtna’s De La Salle of Skibbereen in their Group C clash at Enniskeane, 2-10 to 3-7.

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McGlinchey takes the reins in Waterford

Tom McGlinchey will be ratified as the new Waterford senior football manager next week.

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