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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

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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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Liam O'Neill

O’Neill: All-Ireland finals may switch to August

The long standing tradition of All-Ireland finals in September could become a thing of the past, admits GAA president Liam O’Neill.

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Kieran Bergin

Eamon O’Shea has special bond with Tipperary players, says Bergin

It’s just as well Eamon O’Shea is on the verge of staying on as Tipperary manager for a third season.

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Review group seeks to save minor players from burnout

Proposals by the GAA’s Minor Review Work Group seek to prevent players at minor level from being burned out due to too many demands on their time.

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Donegal and CLG Ghaoth Dobhair footballer Odhrán Mac Niallais with Tipperary hurlerand Killenaule hurler Kieran Bergin at the launch of the GAA National Club Draw at Croke Park.

Mac Niallais backs Gallagher for Donegal role

Odhrán Mac Niallais will be happy to play under any of the four candidates to succeed Jim McGuinness as Donegal manager — but his personal favourite is Rory Gallagher.

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Colm O'Rourke

Potts defends GPA’s record amid O’Rourke’s ‘elitist’ blast

The Gaelic Players Association communications chief, Sean Potts, has hit back at Colm O’Rourke’s criticism of the player body, revealing that the GPA consulted the Kerry and Mayo squads when their All-Ireland semi-final replay was controversially moved to Limerick.

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Gavin O'Mahony celebrates after Kilmallock's victory over Na Piarsaigh in the Limerick SHC final.

O’Mahony promises Sarswarm welcome in Kilmallock

Limerick star Gavin O’Mahony has promised Cork champions Sarsfields a warm welcome to Kilmallock on November 9.

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Eamon O'Shea

Board confident O’Shea will lead Tipp next year

Tipperary officials met with Eamon O’Shea yesterday as both parties moved closer to an agreement that should see the county’s senior hurling team manager remain in charge for the 2015 season.

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Cratloe dual player Podge Collins  at yesterday's launch of the AIB GAA Club Championships.

Collins speaks out on his dual dilemma

Podge Collins has admitted there was only ever going to be one outcome when Davy Fitzgerald told him to choose between Clare hurling and football.

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GUARD OF HONOUR: Calry/St Joseph's players and mentors at the grave of Gary Dillon in Scarden graveyard after their Sligo IFC final win on Sunday.

Victorious Calry/St Joseph’s honour fallen friend

The players and mentors of Calry/St Joseph’s gathered in a huddle after their Sligo IFC final win on Sunday, and quickly formulated a plan of action to celebrate their achievement.

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Brian Cody: Typically waits until mid-November to reveal his plans.

Cody ‘loves game too much to step away now’

Kieran Joyce believe it’s a done deal that Brian Cody will remain in charge of Kilkenny and attempt to preside over a new era of dominance.

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Seán Kelly

Kelly reveals he manipulated seat plan to influence historic Croker vote

Former GAA president Seán Kelly has recalled how he rearranged seats at the 2005 Congress to ensure the vote to open Croke Park to international rugby and soccer had a greater chance of succeeding.

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Simon Moroney

Moroney says club finals schedule presents big challenge

Munster secretary Simon Moroney admits staging All-Ireland club finals in December will only be workable if the schedules of other competitions such as the inter-county championships are put back in the year.

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Ballincollig captain David Lordan lifts the cup alongside Dylan Kerstein and Ciaran O'Sullivan.

Ballincollig savour moment of history

The closing stages of the Cork senior football championship final seemed to pass in slow motion.

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