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Gearóid Cahill hat-trick eases Clare home against Waterford

Clare 5-11 Waterford 0-6

The Clare minor footballers recorded a 20-point win over Waterford at Cusack Park, Ennis last night.

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Páirc Uí Chaoimh will be 'European stadium pitch standard'

The Corkman who designed the new Páirc Uí Chaoimh playing surface says it’s now capable of hosting matches and he described the quality of the sod as “European stadium pitch standard”.

 

 

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CPA ‘underestimated scale of problems’ in GAA

The Club Players Association has insisted it is making progress on the club fixtures schedule issue but acknowledged it underestimated the full extent of the problem.

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Aghada are smiling after the first scrap of summer

Aghada 0-13
Dohenys 1-8

Cork SFC preliminary round - Ovens

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Derby joy for Dungarvan

Waterford SHC (RD1)

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No fairytale start for Kiskeam as Avondhu flex their muscles

Avondhu 3-20
Kiskeam 2-11

Cork SFC - Banteer

 

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Tipperary v Wexford: Has Davy Fitz digested the lessons of cultish devotion to Plan A?

Forget the fuss, enjoyable and merited and necessary as it has been, about Wexford for a minute. The outcome of this one will be decided by whether Tipperary want to win or not. The margin of the outcome will be decided by how badly they want to win. As simple and clinical as that.

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‘Boy wonder’ Con O’Callaghan could be Dublin’s trump card

Dessie Farrell sold a neat dummy as a Dublin footballer and has carried an element of that same chicanery with him into management.

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Jack O’Connor’s carrot and stick for Kerry young guns

Jack O’Connor’s chief focus over the past two and a half weeks has been to find a carrot which he could dangle in front of his players. How successful was he? We should know around 6pm this evening.

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OBITUARY: Vince Linnane, Kerry GAA kitman - ‘There are people like that in every county in Ireland, but he was ours’

Michael Moynihan remembers Vince Linnane - the Kerry kitman who was so much more. 

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Slán leat Seó Spóirt. What will fill vacuum?

The end of the Allianz Leagues will also see the end of TG4’s current series of Seó Spóirt, writes John Coleman.

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Cork SFC preview: Yet another first-time winner from the pack?

The Cork SFC first round kicks off this weekend with at least eight clubs and divisions believing they have a decent shot at ultimate glory. And with good reason: two of the last three champions were first-time winners.

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Alan Mulholland: ‘We have never come across lack of integrity in any GAA match’

Prominent bookmaker and former Galway football manager Alan Mulholland says teams betting on themselves to win or advance in a competition is “a healthy form of motivation”.

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Mayo's Lee Keegan accepts Dublin’s ‘campaign’ may have worked

Mayo’s Lee Keegan has admitted it’s “possible” that a media campaign apparently conducted by ex-Dublin players influenced last year’s All-Ireland final replay referee Maurice Deegan.

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Cork breeze past Tipp exercise

For Cork, this Munster minor quarter-final had dwarfed to a futile exercise long before the finish.

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Limerick forced to dig deep against spirited Waterford

Coming into last night’s first round of the Munster championship in the Gaelic Grounds, few were giving Waterford any hope, as they were off the back of almighty hidings from Cork teams in last week’s U17 tie and the 2015 U16 tournament.

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Kingdom firepower too much for Banner

Kerry unleashed their superior firepower in the opening half of this Electric Ireland Munster MFC quarter-final against a Clare side caught in the headlights in near perfect conditions at the Austin Stack Park last night.

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