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New year, same old Dubs while Kerry make the right noises in Donegal — Sunday GAA talking points
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New year, same old Dubs while Kerry make the right noises in Donegal — Sunday GAA talking points

Feb 5th 2017, 9:27 PM 7,088 Views 1 Comment

Plus, Kildare put their defeat to Dublin’s third string behind them and Cork show signs of life.

Ballyea dream, Hogan and Comerford still lead O'Loughlins — Club GAA talking points
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Ballyea dream, Hogan and Comerford still lead O'Loughlins — Club GAA talking points

Nov 20th 2016, 7:42 PM 7,412 Views 4 Comments

We also discuss Tony Kelly’s outstanding five-point display, plus Oulart The Ballagh’s latest Leinster exit.

Corofin's sweet revenge, unwanted history for O'Rourkes — Sunday GAA talking points
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Corofin's sweet revenge, unwanted history for O'Rourkes — Sunday GAA talking points

Nov 13th 2016, 8:03 PM 8,482 Views 2 Comments

We also discuss Slaughtneil’s step towards a historic treble plus The Nire’s stunning upset.

Brennan's red card, another bumper year for Connolly and more Dublin football final talking points
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Brennan's red card, another bumper year for Connolly and more Dublin football final talking points

Nov 5th 2016, 7:29 PM 7,862 Views 2 Comments

Newly crowned All-Star Connolly hasn’t lost a championship game on the football field for club or county in 2016.

5 talking points as Mayo force a replay after enthralling encounter with Dublin
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5 talking points as Mayo force a replay after enthralling encounter with Dublin

Sep 18th 2016, 7:12 PM 63,246 Views 115 Comments

Did Mayo blow their chance at an All-Ireland?

5 talking points after Waterford's hurling class sees them lift All-Ireland U21 crown
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5 talking points after Waterford's hurling class sees them lift All-Ireland U21 crown

Sep 10th 2016, 8:01 PM 21,638 Views 11 Comments

The Deise were the dominant force in Thurles tonight.

Cody's Kilkenny empire falls hard as Noreside conveyor belt grinds to a near halt
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Cody's Kilkenny empire falls hard as Noreside conveyor belt grinds to a near halt

Sep 6th 2016, 5:45 PM 14,802 Views 43 Comments

A big rebuilding job lies in store for Cody and the Cats.

5 questions for Kerry after Croke Park heartbreak again at the hands of Dublin
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5 questions for Kerry after Croke Park heartbreak again at the hands of Dublin

Aug 29th 2016, 7:04 PM 9,366 Views 9 Comments

Will their veterans stay on and what now for Eamonn Fitzmaurice?

5 talking points as Dublin break Kerry hearts in a game for the ages
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5 talking points as Dublin break Kerry hearts in a game for the ages

Aug 28th 2016, 7:50 PM 54,422 Views 69 Comments

We discuss Dublin proving their hunger, Kevin McManamon’s impact and what the future looks like for Kerry.

5 talking points as Mayo outlast Tipperary to earn final showdown
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5 talking points as Mayo outlast Tipperary to earn final showdown

Aug 21st 2016, 8:24 PM 32,449 Views 74 Comments

We discuss poor refereeing decisions, Mayo’s cuteness in defence and Andy Moran’s huge impact.

Waterford have made big progress but Semple heartbreak leaves them with tough 2017 challenge
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Waterford have made big progress but Semple heartbreak leaves them with tough 2017 challenge

Aug 15th 2016, 7:41 PM 4,763 Views 5 Comments

Derek McGrath has warned about the difficult road ahead.

Tipp must up the ante in September date with Cody's 'masters of intensity'
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Tipp must up the ante in September date with Cody's 'masters of intensity'

Aug 15th 2016, 4:30 PM 4,012 Views 2 Comments

Stats from yesterday’s All-Ireland semi-final victory over Galway have highlighted areas where Tipperary can improve.

5 talking points as Tipp set-up mouthwatering final and Galway suffer again
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5 talking points as Tipp set-up mouthwatering final and Galway suffer again

Aug 14th 2016, 7:34 PM 22,519 Views 29 Comments

Plenty to discuss after Michael Ryan’s side edged out the Tribesmen in a titanic encounter at Croke Park.

5 talking points after Kilkenny march on and Waterford bow out in Thurles thriller
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5 talking points after Kilkenny march on and Waterford bow out in Thurles thriller

Aug 14th 2016, 9:48 AM 9,061 Views 36 Comments

Plenty to digest after the Semple Stadium showdown.

Backdoor route could be the key to Mayo scaling the September summit
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Backdoor route could be the key to Mayo scaling the September summit

Aug 8th 2016, 6:00 PM 6,825 Views 9 Comments

Stephen Rochford’s plans are taking shape as Mayo enter the business end of the season.

5 talking points as the Cats lose a life in thrilling semi-final draw with Waterford
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5 talking points as the Cats lose a life in thrilling semi-final draw with Waterford

Aug 7th 2016, 8:09 PM 11,339 Views 20 Comments

Lots to discuss after a titanic clash in Croke Park finished level.

Tipperary reach promised land, question marks hang over Kerry — Sunday football talking points
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Tipperary reach promised land, question marks hang over Kerry — Sunday football talking points

Jul 31st 2016, 9:12 PM 32,619 Views 23 Comments

Plenty to discuss as Tipperary and Kerry made it to the last four of the All-Ireland SFC.

Galway silence the doubters, plenty for Waterford to work on — Sunday hurling talking points
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Galway silence the doubters, plenty for Waterford to work on — Sunday hurling talking points

Jul 24th 2016, 8:59 PM 26,130 Views 22 Comments

Plus we take a look at what went wrong for Clare after such a positive start to the year.

Tyrone contenders for Sam, Cavanagh's crowning moment and more of Sunday's GAA talking points
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Tyrone contenders for Sam, Cavanagh's crowning moment and more of Sunday's GAA talking points

Jul 17th 2016, 10:26 PM 10,172 Views 6 Comments

Plenty of talking points after Tyrone and Galway were crowned champions of Ulster and Connacht respectively.

5 talking points after Tipperary triumph again and Limerick's hurling woes continue
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5 talking points after Tipperary triumph again and Limerick's hurling woes continue

Jul 14th 2016, 10:08 PM 10,108 Views 4 Comments

A two-point success for the Premier in Thurles.

5 talking points after Waterford's U21 hurlers star in Munster and Clare bow out
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5 talking points after Waterford's U21 hurlers star in Munster and Clare bow out

Jul 13th 2016, 10:11 PM 11,271 Views 8 Comments

The home side caught fire tonight in Walsh Park.

Tipperary send out a warning, lack of ambition in Connacht final — Sunday GAA talking points
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Tipperary send out a warning, lack of ambition in Connacht final — Sunday GAA talking points

Jul 10th 2016, 7:15 PM 10,422 Views 6 Comments

Tipperary demolished Waterford while Galway and Roscommon will do battle all over again.

Galway's collapse, impact of Richie Hogan - Kilkenny Galway talking points
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Galway's collapse, impact of Richie Hogan - Kilkenny Galway talking points

Jul 3rd 2016, 8:44 PM 12,099 Views 10 Comments

We take a look at the talking points after Kilkenny stormed past Galway to reign supreme in Leinster again.

5 talking points after Kerry reign again in Munster and Tipperary head to qualifiers
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5 talking points after Kerry reign again in Munster and Tipperary head to qualifiers

Jul 3rd 2016, 6:03 PM 9,159 Views 2 Comments

Ten points separated the sides in Fitzgerald Stadium today.

Dean Rock almost outscores Meath, Westmeath display self belief — football talking points
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Dean Rock almost outscores Meath, Westmeath display self belief — football talking points

Jun 26th 2016, 9:57 PM 9,770 Views 8 Comments

Plus, why it’s time for a championship restructure.

Mayo face qualifer route, Cavan expose Tyrone's underbelly — weekend football talking points
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Mayo face qualifer route, Cavan expose Tyrone's underbelly — weekend football talking points

Jun 19th 2016, 11:02 PM 9,074 Views 1 Comment

We were treated to another upset with Galway’s ambush of Mayo, while Tyrone leaked three goals in a draw with Cavan.

Kilkenny third quarter control, Dublin collapse, new Cats attacking gem
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Kilkenny third quarter control, Dublin collapse, new Cats attacking gem

Jun 11th 2016, 10:34 PM 12,021 Views 8 Comments

Another masterclass by Kilkenny, a tough night at the office for the Dubs.

Dublin will smell blood against Cody's vulnerable Kilkenny in Portlaoise
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Dublin will smell blood against Cody's vulnerable Kilkenny in Portlaoise

Jun 8th 2016, 6:15 PM 10,332 Views 5 Comments

The Sky Blues have a golden opportunity to put one over on the Leinster and All-Ireland champions at O’Moore Park

Clare must heed systems failure, Waterford look the real deal in All-Ireland quest
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Clare must heed systems failure, Waterford look the real deal in All-Ireland quest

Jun 6th 2016, 7:00 PM 7,254 Views 5 Comments

Both counties will now venture down different paths but could meet again in championship 2016.

Without a goal for Ireland, it's not inconceivable that Daryl Murphy will start a group game in France
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Without a goal for Ireland, it's not inconceivable that Daryl Murphy will start a group game in France

Jun 2nd 2016, 7:15 PM 6,853 Views 12 Comments

The Ipswich Town striker will be hoping to score his first goal for Ireland at Euro 2016.

With patience wearing thin, it's time for Conor McGregor to get back to the shop
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With patience wearing thin, it's time for Conor McGregor to get back to the shop

Jun 1st 2016, 10:39 AM 15,870 Views 27 Comments

The announcement of his next fight is still pending but what’s next for the UFC featherweight champion?

Silverware and emergence of gifted youngsters came too late for Louis van Gaal
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Silverware and emergence of gifted youngsters came too late for Louis van Gaal

May 23rd 2016, 9:35 PM 5,721 Views 21 Comments

Too much of the Dutchman’s reign was uninspiring while failure to qualify for the Champions League couldn’t be tolerated.

Offaly victory means so much, Fermanagh suffer 'power cut': Championship talking points
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Offaly victory means so much, Fermanagh suffer 'power cut': Championship talking points

May 16th 2016, 6:30 AM 5,999 Views 2 Comments

The Faithful county ended their nine-year losing run in Leinster with victory over Longford in Tullamore yesterday.

Poll: Do you support child benefit being linked to school attendance?
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Poll: Do you support child benefit being linked to school attendance?

May 11th 2016, 9:35 AM 34,354 Views 215 Comments

A section of the draft programme for government includes a section proposing this.

Defiant in the face of defeat: Seery reaffirms status as exemplary ambassador for Irish sport
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Defiant in the face of defeat: Seery reaffirms status as exemplary ambassador for Irish sport

May 9th 2016, 9:30 PM 26,871 Views 10 Comments

The 36-year-old’s popularity continues to grow in spite of yesterday afternoon’s result in Rotterdam.

Tony Kelly is back, refereeing decision robs Waterford — Sunday hurling talking points
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Tony Kelly is back, refereeing decision robs Waterford — Sunday hurling talking points

May 8th 2016, 9:49 PM 17,553 Views 28 Comments

A heartbreaking reversal of fortune ended Waterford’s two in-a-row hopes.

Shanahan coolly delivers, the dawning of a great rivalry — Monday's hurling talking points
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Shanahan coolly delivers, the dawning of a great rivalry — Monday's hurling talking points

May 2nd 2016, 7:05 AM 15,091 Views 4 Comments

Plus we examine the positives and negatives for both sides after that draw at Semple Stadium.

Dublin and Kerry confirm their superiority as question mark hangs over Donegal's old guard
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Dublin and Kerry confirm their superiority as question mark hangs over Donegal's old guard

Apr 10th 2016, 8:59 PM 9,602 Views 12 Comments

And Roscommon shouldn’t forget the remarkable strides they’ve taken.

Dublin's perfect campaign, Cork pay the ultimate price — weekend football talking points
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Dublin's perfect campaign, Cork pay the ultimate price — weekend football talking points

Apr 4th 2016, 9:10 AM 6,283 Views 3 Comments

Lots to discuss after the final round of regulation fixtures in the Allianz Football League.

Revenue takes precedence over rankings as the UFC bend the rules to suit McGregor's needs
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Revenue takes precedence over rankings as the UFC bend the rules to suit McGregor's needs

Mar 31st 2016, 6:04 PM 19,026 Views 17 Comments

A rematch with Nate Diaz awaits Conor McGregor.