Paul Rouse decides against staying on as Offaly manager

He took over on an interim basis in May after the Offaly County Board sacked Stephen Wallace.

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Tom McGlinchey steps down as Waterford manager after 'four very happy years'

He led Waterford to their first championship victory in seven years.

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Jim Gavin and Mickey Harte cut from a similar cloth

Their senior inter-county managerial careers commenced 10 years apart. Jim Gavin’s championship win rate is a phenomenal 94.1% and Mickey Harte’s reads ...

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'It’s not a concern at all': Croke Park won’t intimidate Limerick, says John Kiely

No injuries and no concerns about this Limerick team’s lack of senior experience in Croke Park were the messages from manager John Kiely at yesterday evening’s ...

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Cork County Board should look after its own, not the rulebook

Cork people pride themselves on being a race apart. Whether or not you own a t-shirt with the People’s Republic in red and white on it, gentle reader, you ...

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Goulding: 'Cork is predominantly a hurling county, full stop'

Former All-Star footballer Daniel Goulding has described Cork as “predominantly a hurling county, full stop” and called for more to be done to promote ...

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Comer: Tribe hurlers inspired us

Galway captain Damien Comer believes that watching the Liam MacCarthy Cup return west for the first time since 1988 lit a fire under the footballers this year.

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Draw sets up Muskerry derby double dates

The draws for Round 3 and the subsequent Rounds of the Cork IHC and IFC were made last night.

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Sean O’Sullivan hopes loss will prove ‘tonic’ for Kingdom

The position Kerry find themselves in, facing a trip to Clones with their season on the line, might just be the “tonic” the group needs, according to ...

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Nudie Hughes: Kerry could run into Clones cyclone

Monaghan legend Eugene ‘Nudie’ Hughes is confident the Farneymen can dump out of the championship a “good, but not great” Kerry team.

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Tyrone need to tighten up at the back, says Mattie Donnelly

Tyrone forwards Mattie Donnelly has warned Dublin will ruthlessly punish the sort of goal chances the Ulster men coughed up against Roscommon.

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Kevin Nolan warns Red Hands of early Dublin onslaught

Former Dublin defender Kevin Nolan has warned Tyrone to expect an early onslaught in Omagh as the All-Ireland holders go “right for the jugular, right from ...

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Donegal, Tyrone, and Lilies may yet count cost of frees

Kildare and Tyrone may enjoy home comforts in this weekend’s second round of the Super 8 but the difference between the number of frees they are pointing compared ...

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Limerick a different beast under John Kiely

Mentally, this Limerick team are a different beast.

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'Ellen was such a great person, it was a very difficult time': Wicklow star speaks about her sister's death

At just 16 years of age, Ellen Kinch lost a two-and-a-half-year battle with cancer.

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Bryan Sheehan: ‘There is a gun to their head, they have to win’

Bryan Sheehan is anticipating a “massive” performance from Kerry against Monaghan this weekend to keep their All-Ireland title hopes alive.

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'My mother got criticism about me': Shane Enright on recriminations from Kerry fans

The personnel may be different but a second successive flat Championship performance and the recriminations, or “cat stuff” as Mikey Sheehy described ...

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Shane Walsh living his dream with resurgent Tribesmen

Shane Walsh was a seven-year-old boy when Galway last met Kildare in the football championship. That was the 2000 All-Ireland semi-final. Prior to that, there was ...

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CPA survey shows disconnect between GAA hierarchy and playing members

The Club Players Association (CPA) have called on the GAA to create a National Fixtures Forum, as 96% of respondents to a survey conducted by the representative ...

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Retiring Colm O’Neill a Rebel ‘great’, says manager McCarthy

Cork manager Ronan McCarthy has described Colm O’Neill, who yesterday announced his retirement from inter-county football, as “one of the greatest forwards” ...

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Tyrone must plan without McCarron for Dublin test

Tyrone will be without experienced defender Cathal McCarron for Saturday’s Super 8s clash with All-Ireland champions Dublin.

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Cork boosted by Mark Ellis return for All-Ireland semi-final clash with Limerick

Mark Ellis, who sat out Cork’s Munster final win because of a groin injury, will be available for their All-Ireland SHC semi-final on Sunday week.

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No place like home: Noel Connors on where he wants Waterford to play in 2019

With the proposed redevelopment of Walsh Park not expected to be complete until late in 2019, at the earliest, Waterford, next year, will again play their two Munster ...

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Cork star Colm O'Neill forced to retire from inter-county football

“Unfortunately due to medical advice I have been left with no option but to retire from inter county football.”

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Cork and Galway winners of GAA Player of the Month awards

Cork’s Patrick Horgan and Galway’s Shane Walsh have been voted as the PwC GAA/GPA Player of the Month award winners for June.

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Mayo midfielder Barry Moran retires from inter-county football

Moran played 13 seasons for Mayo and in five All-Ireland finals, through the ups and downs of Mayo's luckless pursuit for Sam Maguire.

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Joined-up thinking needed to boost crowds

Nothing beats being there, according to the old advertising slogan, and at Gaelic games, attendance is often its own reward.

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Clare fan: ‘I was dragged off Páirc Uí Chaoimh like a dog’

A Clare fan said he was “dragged off the field like you’d drag a dog” following the county’s All-Ireland SHC quarter-final win over Wexford ...

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Mickey Ned O’Sullivan: Hype hurt Kingdom’s young guns

Mickey Ned O’Sullivan has hit out at the “crap” and the “propaganda” in Kerry that followed the senior footballers’ 17-point ...

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Dan Morrissey wants Limerick to keep hitting high notes

Limerick star Dan Morrissey says there’s something different about the team in 2018.

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Limerick forward Aaron Gillane: We are used to winning

The Limerick class of 2018 have little interest in who or what went before them.

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We had to perform, says Clare’s 'keeper Donal Tuohy

There was considerable pressure on this Clare team to make an All-Ireland semi-final, according to Banner goalkeeper Dónal Tuohy.

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Dublin fans could outnumber their Omagh hosts on Saturday

Saturday’s expected sell-out crowd in Healy Park, when Tyrone host Dublin in phase two of the Super 8 series, could see the travelling support outnumber their ...

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Mayo's Sarah Rowe backs ‘brilliant’ boss Leahy

Mayo ladies forward Sarah Rowe praised her teammates after her side’s remarkable victory over Cavan and gave total backing to the “brilliant” but ...

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John Divilly: Kerry must make 'four or five' changes for Clones

Éamonn Fitzmaurice will have to make four or five changes and revive Kerry's running game if he is to save the Kingdom's season in Clones next Sunday, according ...

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'Tactically, Kerry are a bit of a mess': Sunday Game panel criticise Kerry's tactics and subs

Ciarán Whelan, Colm Cooper and Seán Cavanagh expressed concern for Kerry's Super 8s prospects.

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Brian Cody: 'We don’t have any excuses, we don’t want excuses'

It was put to Brian Cody that 2018 had been an “outstanding” year for his team.

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John Kiely: We were prepared for knockbacks like Richie Hogan’s goal

Within minutes of the final whistle yesterday, Limerick manager John Kiely was already looking ahead to the All-Ireland semi-final against Cork.

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Kevin Walsh lodges Kerry scalp in end-of-year accounts

Pragmatism over principle wouldn’t be the worst summation of Galway under Kevin Walsh these last couple of seasons and yesterday encapsulated it.

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Good hurlers come out in the rain during Semple Stadium classic

On a weekend when practically every sport from athletics to soccer had a showpiece occasion and a chance to puff out its chest, Thurles produced one of those classics ...

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Five lessons from the All-Ireland quarter-finals

Enda McEvoy look at the key takeaways from the weekend's action...

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Galway introduce Kerry’s callow talents to senior football

Yesterday morning when awakening to the realisation that our summer drought had been temporarily disrupted, those of us with a more positive disposition heading ...

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Galway defeat leaves questions to be asked of Kerry

In the build-up to yesterday, Éamonn Fitzmaurice spoke about the lack of nuance among those commentating on the game of Gaelic football right now.

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Éamonn Fitzmaurice shuns excuses after Kerry no-show

It’s always been Éamonn Fitzmaurice’s nature to be gracious and forthright in his post-match dealings, but what must cause concern now is that ...

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Kildare face another Newbridge or nowhere clash

Newbridge or nowhere? That’s how it’s shaping up again for Kildare only this time they’ll have nowhere left to turn in the championship if they ...

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Brian Gavin: James McGrath played his part in helping Thurles thriller to flow

What an amazing spectacle in Thurles yesterday and James McGrath can believe he contributed to it, writes Brian Gavin.

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Room to improve but Dublin up and running

“A great test,” was how Jim Gavin described this Super 8 game. And that it was — two teams unbeaten in Championship with provincial silverware ...

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Roscommon soul-searching as Tyrone put on the squeeze

Tyrone 4-24 Roscommon 2-12

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Indomitable Limerick scratch 45-year itch against Kilkenny

Brian Cody was offering John Kiely a few congratulatory words when an elderly gentleman cut in and planted a sizeable kiss on the latter’s cheek.

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Determined Clare get job done

First All-Ireland quarter-final win in five years. First time heading back to Croke Park in five years. Redemption for a Munster final that didn’t go to plan. ...

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