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Limerick win keeps dream of great escape alive

Allianz FL Division 3 
Limerick 2-10 Clare 1-5
A crucial two points for Limerick in round six of the Allianz NFL in Newcastle West yesterday. 

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Rising Armagh ‘still maturing’

Allianz FL Division 3
Armagh 0-10 Louth 0-8
LIFE in Division Two next season beckons for Armagh but assistant manager Peter McDonnell pleads for patience as the level of expectancy surrounding his emerging team is heightened.

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Brian Cuthbert

Brian Cuthbert: There are things we need to rectify

Cork boss Brian Cuthbert was happy with his side’s late late victory over Mayo, but not with their performance.

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Mickey Harte

‘Second best throughout’

When Mickey Harte was sympathetically asked whether heavy training was the reason for Tyrone’s 1-13 to 0-6 trouncing by Donegal, his reply was stark and simple: “I don’t even have that straw to clutch.”

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Dubs take time to break roadblock

 

Allianz FL Division 1 
Dublin 0-8 Derry 0-4 
Football purists watching this Croke Park arm wrestle could be forgiven for wishing the clocks had been pushed forward by an hour on Saturday evening, instead of yesterday morning.

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Hurley heroics get Cork over line

Allianz FL Division 1
Cork 2-7 Mayo 0-12
A game that was sometimes crude and always cranky produced a flash of inspiration with time almost up.

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Kerry left beaten and bothered

Allianz FL Division 1 
Kerry 0-10 Monaghan 1-11
KERRY’S ambition to reach the knock-out stages of the 2015 Allianz Football League campaign was thwarted by an impressive Monaghan side that catapulted itself into the reckoning to possibly become Division One champions.

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Kildare's Emmet Bolton celebrates scoring the winning goal late in their Division 2 game with Laois in Portlaoise. Picture: Sportsfile

Ryan wants fans to start backing Lilies

Allianz FL Division 2
Laois 1-9 Kildare 1-12

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Kilkenny triumph over Clare in relegation play-off

KILKENNY 1-18
CLARE 1-17

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Monaghan seal first win over Kerry in 27 years

Monaghan 1-11 Kerry 0-10

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Colm Cooper on the subs' bench for Dr Crokes during the opening round of the Kerry County football league division one on Sunday. Picture: Eamonn Keogh

Colm Cooper: waiting for second coming

As one foxy-headed supremo bowed out from the inter-county fray this week, another is about to make his eagerly-awaited return. 

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We need to talk about Fr Maher

Sorry, sorry, sorry. Sorry. Really.
Look, I know that many of you are all Kilkennyed out after events during the week. 

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Pobalcoil Chorca Dhuibhne battle into Hogan Cup final

Pobalcoil Chorca Dhuibhne, Kerry 1-14 St Patrick’s, Cavan 1-11 (AET): Pobalscoil Chorca Dhuibhne kept alive their Hogan Cup defence in dramatic fashion at Nenagh this afternoon.

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Aidan McCrory

Aidan McCrory: Tyrone among victims of subconscious bias

Aidan McCrory believes there is a certain amount of subconscious bias in GAA circles towards certain counties and their styles of play.

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Roscommon eyeing up promotion after comeback win against Meath

Roscommon 2-10 Meath 0-14
John Evans said he hasn’t contemplated the possibility of promotion to Division 1 after his side dented Meath’s hopes at Dr Hyde Park.

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Sean O’Donoghue inspires Inniscarra against Macroom

Inniscarra 4-7 Macroom 2-10
Inniscarra are Mid-Cork U21 champions following a narrow victory over Macroom yesterday. Cork U21 star Sean O’Donoghue played a key role and his combination play with Tomás O’Connor proved crucial.

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Valley Rovers get upper hand late on against battling Ballymartle

Valley Rovers 1-9 Ballymartle 1-8
Valley Rovers won the South East U21BFC football title at Minane Bridge yesterday but only after a stern test from Ballymartle.

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