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Tralee set up all-Kerry final in Munster Post Primary SAFC

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Kerry's GAA chairman Tim Murphy - 'The best footballers are still being produced in Kerry'

Kerry football was perilously close to falling into a funk five years ago, but the turnaround has been impressive. Not that there aren’t a couple of haymakers for the new GAA chairman, Tim Murphy to dodge still, writes Tony Leen

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Tralee CBS earn Corn Uí Mhuirí final place at third attempt

Tralee CBS 1-10 Colaiste Chriost Ri 0-11: Tralee CBS are through to the Corn Uí Mhuirí final, their first appearance in the decider since 2008.

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Fledgling broadcaster Local Streaming has global plans

For eight junior and intermediate clubs it’s a landmark weekend in GAA headquarters. And for two Mayo entrepreneurs.

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UCC rue missed chances as St Mary’s end 24-year wait

UCC were given every chance to bring this Sigerson Cup semi-final to extra-time. They squandered the lot and so St Mary’s will contest their first decider in 24 years this afternoon.

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Agony for UL as UCD survive late scare

Gearoid Hegarty collapsed to the ground in anguish. He wasn’t the sole UL player to do so.

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WATCH: UCD survive late scare to reach Sigerson Cup final

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New Paul Galvin fashion line inspired by former Barcelona managers Pep Guardiola and Patrick O’Connell

Barcelona might have looked a little threadbare in the world’s fashion capital this week, but Paul Galvin is rewinding to happier days to celebrate the club’s enduring sense of style

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‘Super 8’ a no-go without GPA support, warns CPA chairman Micheál Briody

The Club Players Association (CPA) says the legitimacy of the “Super 8” addition to the All-Ireland senior football championship won’t hold up if the Gaelic Players Association (GPA) also oppose it.

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Sigerson Cup: Mullins aiming to put UL high on football map

Rarely does it happen that the footballers of UL outperform their hurling counterparts.

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Q&A: Jennifer Grant Tipperary footballer

We sat down with Tipp’s Jennifer Grant.

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Savage loves his native shore, just ask MacDara

He may be years in Waterford, but Macdara Mac Donncha doesn’t bite when you ask about his loyalties.

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Only by delivering CPA objectives will the GAA fulfil its mission

In the circumstances, I suppose, the descent into hyperbole can be excused.

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Sean Cavanagh: This is my last shot with Tyrone

He’s publicly flirted with retirement before but Sean Cavanagh insists this definitely will be his last season as a Tyrone footballer.

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Lowly Mourne have mountain to climb

When the disaffected demand change, they should have a fairly spectacular back-up plan at the ready.

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Freeman leaves Mayo panel due to work commitments

Mayo boss Stephen Rochford will have to plan without Alan Freeman for the foreseeable future as the talented forward has left the squad.

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Dean Rock keeping Tyrone from being Dublin's bogey team

But for Dean Rock, Tyrone would be referred to as Dublin’s bogey team right now.

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Johnny Buckley doesn't see Crokes players joining Kerry until after All-Ireland club final

Johnny Buckley doesn’t envisage Dr Crokes’ Kerry contingent linking up with Eamonn Fitzmaurice’s side ahead of the club’s All-Ireland final appearance on St Patrick’s Day. 

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We knew Mayo supporters would stay loyal, insists Stephen Coen

Stephen Coen had little doubt Mayo people would travel in such numbers to support the team in Tralee on Saturday.

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GAA fans warned ticket holders will have accounts cancelled if behaving fraudulently

The GAA has warned season ticket holders they will have their accounts cancelled should they be found to have behaved fraudulently.

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Kerrigan says Cork ready for five-game in Division Two battle

Cork captain Paul Kerrigan admits their aim must be to win their remaining five games after picking up just one point from their opening two matches in Division Two of the Allianz League.

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Mike Quirke: Mighty oaks from little acorns grow in Kerry

It takes time for young players to mature into top stars, writes Mike Quirke

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Eamonn Fitzmaurice expects a tough test

While Kerry have had a good start to the Allianz FL Division 1 campaign, manager Eamonn Fitzmaurice is reluctant to get too carried away.

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Connor McAliskey facing 14 month lay-off

Tyrone forward Connor McAliskey is facing up to 14 months out of the game after learning that his knee injury is even worse than first feared.

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The spring struggles of Dr Crokes

It’s a relationship best described as fraught. They got off on the wrong foot 26 years ago this month and while there have been one or two afternoons that didn’t end in tears, they’ve rarely clicked.

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Adrian Spillane to make league debut for Kerry

Adrian Spillane will make his league debut for Kerry as one of three changes to the side for tonight’s Allianz FL Division 1 clash with Mayo in Austin Stack Park (7pm).

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Crunching the numbers on Dublin's 30-match unbeaten run

It started against Tyrone in March 2015 but will it end with Tyrone this evening? Here are the stats extrapolated from Dublin’s 30-game unbeaten run...

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Young Cavan side will have to learn quickly

A Wednesday night a few weeks back and no sooner had the lights dimmed in Breffni Park than a tweet popped up from a wizened Cavan fan.

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Aidan Walsh: We’ll keep the heads up

Across the four divisions of the football league, only two counties were handed away fixtures on both weekends of the opening fortnight.

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