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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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Kerry set to confirm Darragh Ó Sé exit

Kerry are expected to confirm next week that Darragh Ó Sé has stepped down as U21 football manager.

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Sean Hayes hails red hot Cork

Cork 1-12 Kerry 1-09: Last September’s All-Ireland minor football final win, from which seven players featured yesterday evening, restored power to the Kingdom circuit lines and roused a large travelling contingent onto the N40 in expectation of a first Munster U21 championship win since 2012.

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Dublin’s late points flurry decisive in win over Longford

Longford 3-07 Dublin 2-15: Holders Dublin fired off half a dozen late points without reply in Navan to finally shrug off brave Longford and secure their place in the Eirgrid Leinster U-21 football final.

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Roscommon cruise to final as Sligo challenge falls short

Roscommon 6-18 Sligo 0-12: Reigning Connacht U21 champions Roscommon enjoyed a goal feast as they accounted for Sligo by a whopping 24 points at Kiltoom.

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Monaghan stay cool as 13-man Derry’s late revival falls short

Monaghan 0-15 Derry 1-08: Playing with 14 men for the final eight minutes of the first half and finishing with 13 players proved a bridge too far for Derry as Monaghan booked their place in the Ulster U21 semi final and with something to spare at Inniskeen last night.

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Donegal deliver as Cavan stunned by McHugh’s late goal

Donegal 1-07 Cavan 0-09: A goal two minutes into injury-time from Ryan McHugh dumped four in a row Ulster champions Cavan from the Ulster U21 championship at the quarter-final in Ballybofey last night.

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Mark Kavanagh and Mark Bradley lead Tyrone to victory

Tyrone 0-17 Fermanagh 0-07: Mark Bradley and Mark Kavanagh formed a deadly strike force as Tyrone booked a place in the Ulster U21 Championship semi-finals.

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Jason Lonergan points way as Tipperary struggle to find top gear against Clare

Tipperary 0-15 Clare 0-07: Tommy Toomey conceded his Tipperary U21 footballers will have to improve considerably to shock Cork in the EirGrid provincial decider.

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Neil Flynn’s goal pivotal for Kildare

Kildare 2-15 Meath 0-13: This game hinged on a two-minute period straight after the break, when Kildare found the net almost immediately after Meath had had a gilt-edged opportunity to blow this Eirgrid Leinster U21FC semi-final wide open.

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