Eoin Murchan a potential game-breaker for Dublin

Eoin Murchan a potential game-breaker for Dublin

When trying to predict which player or players could have a really serious impact on the All-Ireland SFC final replay, one man keeps on springing to mind having ...

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Liam Cahill maximised Tipp U20's prospects

Liam Cahill maximised Tipp U20's prospects

Liam Cahill could see that level of performance coming from his Tipperary side last Saturday night, writes Peter McNamara.

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Forget Richie Hogan’s dismissal, it was Niall O’Meara’s goal that turned Sunday's final upside down

Forget Richie Hogan’s dismissal, it was Niall O’Meara’s goal that turned Sunday's final upside down

Given that much of the focus on last Sunday’s All-Ireland SHC final revolved around Richie Hogan’s sending off, arguably the most important moment of ...

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How can Kerry trouble Dublin in All-Ireland final?

How can Kerry trouble Dublin in All-Ireland final?

Kerry will need to be much more economical in attack if they are to truly challenge Dublin in the All-Ireland SFC final.

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Tipperary v Kilkenny: The faint hearted need not apply

Tipperary v Kilkenny: The faint hearted need not apply

Quite frankly, only the most dogged of souls will survive. And even then, the bodies will be sore for days afterwards, you would imagine.

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Mayo’s game management needs to improve against Donegal, says Alan Dillon

Mayo’s game management needs to improve against Donegal, says Alan Dillon

Patience will be a virtue for Mayo against Donegal in their Super 8 encounter at MacHale Park on Saturday evening, according to Alan Dillon.

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Provincial grounds better neutral venues than Croke Park's surreal Super-8 atmosphere

Provincial grounds better neutral venues than Croke Park's surreal Super-8 atmosphere

Since last weekend, a few comments have been passed in articles and on social media regarding the atmosphere at Croke Park for the two double-headers played there ...

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Two Cork stars shine as mistakes prove costly at Croker

Two Cork stars shine as mistakes prove costly at Croker

On a weekend at Croke Park where people were eager to see if Cork’s players in both codes would sink or swim, two men shone like beacons for their respective ...

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Mayo's running style could cause Kerry a mountain of problems

Mayo's running style could cause Kerry a mountain of problems

Kerry don’t lose many championship games in Killarney, but Mayo could cause Peter Keane’s charges a mountain of problems.

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Kilkenny's Adrian Mullen has been one of the stars of the championship

Kilkenny's Adrian Mullen has been one of the stars of the championship

Kilkenny are still just one victory away from being in an All-Ireland SHC semi-final despite their three-point loss to Wexford in the Leinster final last Sunday.

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Forget about the referee's performance, Cork and Kerry need to focus on controlling the controllables

Forget about the referee's performance, Cork and Kerry need to focus on controlling the controllables

Most of the quotes we hear from players and managers these days are complete rubbish.

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'Bonner' Maher's cruciate injury could be fatal to Tipperary's All-Ireland ambitions

'Bonner' Maher's cruciate injury could be fatal to Tipperary's All-Ireland ambitions

It says everything about how imbalanced the senior hurling championship is that Limerick could be on the back of three losses after the Munster final and still be ...

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Strength in depth makes Cork genuine contenders

Strength in depth makes Cork genuine contenders

Shane Kingston, a youngster that performed in the second half like a man hellbent on reclaiming a starting position in the team struck three wonderfully-executed ...

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In defence of Davy Fitzgerald

In defence of Davy Fitzgerald

Davy Fitzgerald has been dividing opinion since the days of my childhood.

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Understated performers backbone Cork's victory over Limerick

Understated performers backbone Cork's victory over Limerick

When you watch a match back for a second time, you become aware of a million more nuggets of information you might have missed while witnessing a contest in real-time. ...

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All eyes will be on Liam Sheedy's formation for Tipperary's Munster Championship opener

All eyes will be on Liam Sheedy's formation for Tipperary's Munster Championship opener

The composition of Liam Sheedy’s first championship team selection since returning as Tipperary manager will draw on it, the eyes of the hurling world.

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As a supporter, it's the hope that kills you. But where would we be without it?

As a supporter, it's the hope that kills you. But where would we be without it?

The first day of May; the first day people really begin to dream of what their county can achieve in the months ahead.

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Cork could benefit from scenic route towards All-Ireland absolution

Cork could benefit from scenic route towards All-Ireland absolution

There are just two-and-a-half weeks until Cork stare down Tipp in the opening round of the Munster SHC.

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Waterford's risks paying off as brilliant Bennetts step up

Waterford's risks paying off as brilliant Bennetts step up

The league form of Stephen Bennett will ensure he will be targeted by opposing managers when the Munster SHC commences soon, writes Peter McNamara.

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Inconsistent Fennelly produced one of his very best performances at Croker

Inconsistent Fennelly produced one of his very best performances at Croker

Colin Fennelly has often been accused of performance-inconsistency in the past.

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Mattie Kenny's Dublin have All-Ireland potential, despite what scoreline suggests

Mattie Kenny's Dublin have All-Ireland potential, despite what scoreline suggests

You might have noticed the scoreline of the Dublin-Laois Allianz NHL Division 1B encounter at the weekend and wondered if Dublin were improving at all under Mattie ...

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Cork's scoring reliance on Patrick Horgan becoming less of an issue

Cork's scoring reliance on Patrick Horgan becoming less of an issue

Following their victory over Clare in the league last Saturday week, people queried Cork’s reliance on Patrick Horgan for scores.

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What impact would changing the colour of the sliotar have?

What impact would changing the colour of the sliotar have?

Had Donal Óg Cusack a good case when he argued last Saturday night, speaking live on RTÉ, that the GAA need to change the colour of the sliotar?

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Ice-cool Jim Gavin will not be losing sleep about a February loss to Kerry

Ice-cool Jim Gavin will not be losing sleep about a February loss to Kerry

Jim Gavin won’t be put out by the way it ended in Tralee last Saturday night, will he?

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Cormac Costello's on verge of forcing way into championship starter-zone for Dublin

Cormac Costello's on verge of forcing way into championship starter-zone for Dublin

It is testament to the depth of quality at Jim Gavin’s disposal that Cormac Costello will be wondering today if he will start in Tralee next Saturday night.

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Ger Aylward's presence adds considerably to Kilkenny's arsenal

Ger Aylward's presence adds considerably to Kilkenny's arsenal

He was wearing the No 13 jersey on his back last Sunday, and only registered 0-1, but the positioning of Ger Aylward at centre-forward for Kilkenny against Cork ...

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Traditional top-three would benefit long-term from a hurling league title success

Traditional top-three would benefit long-term from a hurling league title success

The three most successful counties in the National Hurling League, historically, might be best served this year taking the competition as seriously as they possibly ...

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Ian Burke and Corofin have illuminated the 2018 football scene

Ian Burke and Corofin have illuminated the 2018 football scene

Ever since Corofin unfortunately tore Nemo Rangers to ribbons in the All-Ireland Club SFC final last March, half an eye has been kept on the evolution on the westerners' ...

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Liam Sheedy's communication skills key to his managerial successes

Liam Sheedy's communication skills key to his managerial successes

The last time Liam Sheedy was at the helm in Tipperary, it was obvious the players had the utmost respect for the Portroe man, writes Peter McNamara.

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Duhallow teams of ’90 and ’91 had a real club-like bond, says ‘Danny the Yank’ Culloty

Duhallow teams of ’90 and ’91 had a real club-like bond, says ‘Danny the Yank’ Culloty

Danny Culloty captained the north-west Cork division of Duhallow to their last county senior football titles, in 1990 and 1991. Affectionately known as ‘Danny ...

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St Finbarr’s and Duhallow to renew rivalry in much anticipated Cork SFC final

St Finbarr’s and Duhallow to renew rivalry in much anticipated Cork SFC final

Just as they did in 1990 and 1991, St Finbarr’s and Duhallow, of course, will contest the Cork SFC final, at Páirc Uí Chaoimh.

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Resurrected Redmonds plan to put turmoil behind them as they plan for 2019

Resurrected Redmonds plan to put turmoil behind them as they plan for 2019

Chairman Mick O’Shea has revealed he expects Redmonds to survive after all, despite the recent turmoil that befell the Cork city club.

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Redraw pitch too, says veteran attacker John Hayes

Redraw pitch too, says veteran attacker John Hayes

John Hayes likes to think outside the box.

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Liam Sheedy's return to Tipperary hot-seat could ignite the Premier

Liam Sheedy's return to Tipperary hot-seat could ignite the Premier

Chairman John Devane and the Tipperary County Board have made the right move in opting to draft Liam Sheedy back into the mix as the manager of the Premier’s ...

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Historic Cork club Redmonds set to shut its doors

Historic Cork club Redmonds set to shut its doors

Redmonds, one of Cork’s most decorated GAA clubs, will cease to exist on New Year’s Eve this year.

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Cork’s growing Wolfpack rolls on despite lack of funding

Cork’s growing Wolfpack rolls on despite lack of funding

Around the time D3: The Mighty Ducks hit the cinemas, the idea of a Cork inline hockey club became a reality for Victor O’Brien and his friends.

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