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Veterans shine in Dublin and Tipp, Mayo forward stars and Cork goalkeeper heroics
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Veterans shine in Dublin and Tipp, Mayo forward stars and Cork goalkeeper heroics

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A look back at the weekend club GAA action.

Mayo stars back on club beat, a notable Waterford semi-finalist and crunch Tipperary games
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Mayo stars back on club beat, a notable Waterford semi-finalist and crunch Tipperary games

Sat 6:30 AM 5,974 Views 0 Comments

It’s another big weekend of club action around the country.

McIlroy to shine, Brooks v Bryson and home advantage: The biggest 2021 Ryder Cup talking points
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McIlroy to shine, Brooks v Bryson and home advantage: The biggest 2021 Ryder Cup talking points

Sep 22nd 2021, 9:00 AM 3,564 Views 0 Comments

All eyes are on Whistling Straits this week, and Adam McKendry previews the latest showdown between Europe and the USA.

A novel Wexford decider, leading Cork and Dublin sides seek response and last eight in Waterford
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A novel Wexford decider, leading Cork and Dublin sides seek response and last eight in Waterford

Sep 18th 2021, 7:30 AM 8,090 Views 0 Comments

It’s a big weekend of club hurling action around the country.

Hard hits on both sides, Galway's clinical finishing and another compelling final
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Hard hits on both sides, Galway's clinical finishing and another compelling final

Sep 14th 2021, 1:54 PM 3,105 Views 4 Comments

There was plenty to pore over from Sunday’s gripping contest.

A brilliant All-Ireland title for Tyrone, crucial second-half goals and more Mayo final misery
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A brilliant All-Ireland title for Tyrone, crucial second-half goals and more Mayo final misery

Sep 12th 2021, 11:14 AM 8,383 Views 20 Comments

It finished 2-14 to 0-15 in Tyrone’s favour in Croke Park.

Meath's meteoric, magical rise to a maiden All-Ireland senior crown as Dublin fall on the big day
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Meath's meteoric, magical rise to a maiden All-Ireland senior crown as Dublin fall on the big day

Sep 5th 2021, 8:16 PM 5,344 Views 3 Comments

The Royals lifted the Brendan Martin Cup for the very first time after a rollercoaster journey.

Dublin's Drive for Five, a Royal rising like no other and an exciting new-look All-Ireland final
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Dublin's Drive for Five, a Royal rising like no other and an exciting new-look All-Ireland final

Sep 5th 2021, 8:00 AM 14,769 Views 3 Comments

Will it be five-in-a-row chasing Dublin or fairytale newcomers Meath climbing the steps of the Hogan Stand?

Irish football must shed its knee-jerk hysteria when it comes to judging managers
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Irish football must shed its knee-jerk hysteria when it comes to judging managers

Sep 5th 2021, 7:31 AM 38,758 Views 122 Comments

The national team received heavy criticism following the draw with Azerbaijan.

Tyrone transformed, Kerry left stunned and an unexpected All-Ireland final pairing
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Tyrone transformed, Kerry left stunned and an unexpected All-Ireland final pairing

Aug 29th 2021, 8:39 PM 10,007 Views 6 Comments

A look at some key issues that emerged following yesterday’s action at Croke Park.

Limerick's hurling greatness, Lynch the star in attack and a tough final experience for Cork
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Limerick's hurling greatness, Lynch the star in attack and a tough final experience for Cork

Aug 22nd 2021, 7:59 PM 41,877 Views 56 Comments

It finished 3-32 to 1-22 in Limerick’s favour against Cork.

Meath's remarkable comeback and incredible rise, Dublin's Drive for Five, and a final to savour
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Meath's remarkable comeback and incredible rise, Dublin's Drive for Five, and a final to savour

Aug 16th 2021, 5:41 PM 2,694 Views 0 Comments

The 2021 TG4 All-Ireland senior championship finalists were decided on a huge weekend at Croke Park.

The importance of Diarmuid O'Connor's kick, a rare Dublin defeat and Mayo's young guns
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The importance of Diarmuid O'Connor's kick, a rare Dublin defeat and Mayo's young guns

Aug 15th 2021, 10:00 AM 61,780 Views 66 Comments

A dramatic and pulsating night in Croke Park.

Time to press the Bundee button: Talking points ahead of the final Lions Test
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Time to press the Bundee button: Talking points ahead of the final Lions Test

Aug 6th 2021, 8:00 AM 4,680 Views 1 Comment

With the sides tied at one win apiece, the series will be decided in Cape Town on Saturday.

'Very frustrated and annoyed' and 'move forward with the rules' - calls for change in ladies football
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'Very frustrated and annoyed' and 'move forward with the rules' - calls for change in ladies football

Aug 3rd 2021, 6:30 PM 16,209 Views 2 Comments

Dublin boss Mick Bohan and Donegal manager Maxi Curran are among those who have been particularly vocal.

Conan the destroyer to make a big impact: Talking points ahead of the second Lions Test
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Conan the destroyer to make a big impact: Talking points ahead of the second Lions Test

Jul 28th 2021, 4:33 PM 5,198 Views 0 Comments

The side meet in Cape Town once again on Saturday.

Galway's collapse, how Mayo clicked into gear and Joyce's future
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Galway's collapse, how Mayo clicked into gear and Joyce's future

Jul 25th 2021, 6:06 PM 15,387 Views 11 Comments

5 talking points after today’s Connacht SFC final in Croke Park.

The Lions need to get creative: Talking points ahead of Saturday's first Test with South Africa
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The Lions need to get creative: Talking points ahead of Saturday's first Test with South Africa

Jul 21st 2021, 12:44 PM 4,107 Views 2 Comments

Warren Gatland’s side take on the Springboks in Cape Town this weekend.

5 talking points after the All-Ireland hurling qualifier draw
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5 talking points after the All-Ireland hurling qualifier draw

Jul 12th 2021, 2:42 PM 7,205 Views 1 Comment

It’s not hard to pick out the tie of the round.

Chiellini and Bonucci get the glory their careers deserve as Southgate's defensive tactics fail to pay off
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Chiellini and Bonucci get the glory their careers deserve as Southgate's defensive tactics fail to pay off

Jul 12th 2021, 5:00 AM 8,327 Views 6 Comments

Plus, the best team won, but did the superior squad lose?

Shane Walsh injury, future of Roscommon boss and Galway's fresh faces
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Shane Walsh injury, future of Roscommon boss and Galway's fresh faces

Jul 4th 2021, 7:50 PM 8,225 Views 3 Comments

5 talking points after Galway’s Connacht SFC semi-final win over Roscommon.

Limerick's bright start to Munster title bid, Cork's missed chances and youthful promise
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Limerick's bright start to Munster title bid, Cork's missed chances and youthful promise

Jul 4th 2021, 7:00 AM 8,204 Views 5 Comments

It finished 2-22 to 1-17 in Limerick’s favour in Semple Stadium.

Clare bounce back, Kelly causes scoring damage and Waterford's missing names
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Clare bounce back, Kelly causes scoring damage and Waterford's missing names

Jun 28th 2021, 6:30 AM 4,456 Views 1 Comment

It finished 1-22 to 0-21 in favour of Clare in Thurles yesterday.

No Kerry error this time, Clare's short summer and the Clifford-O'Shea double act
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No Kerry error this time, Clare's short summer and the Clifford-O'Shea double act

Jun 27th 2021, 7:30 AM 8,242 Views 4 Comments

Kerry ran out 3-22 to 1-11 winners last night in Killarney.

Injury and suspension concerns, spitting allegation and looking ahead to Leinster
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Injury and suspension concerns, spitting allegation and looking ahead to Leinster

Jun 14th 2021, 7:06 AM 11,913 Views 2 Comments

5 talking points after yesterday’s Allianz Football League Division 2 promotion semi-final between Meath and Kildare in Newbridge.

5 talkings points after Limerick and Cork meet ahead of Munster semi-final battle
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5 talkings points after Limerick and Cork meet ahead of Munster semi-final battle

Jun 6th 2021, 7:15 AM 14,249 Views 10 Comments

It finished 0-33 to 2-19 in favour of Limerick last night in the Gaelic Grounds.

Kerry moving nicely as Tyrone clash looms and Roscommon's fight for survival
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Kerry moving nicely as Tyrone clash looms and Roscommon's fight for survival

May 31st 2021, 7:35 AM 5,702 Views 7 Comments

5 talking points after the Kingdom’s victory in Dr Hyde Park yesterday.

Con v Clifford, Kerry's thrilling comeback and the Dublin goal threat
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Con v Clifford, Kerry's thrilling comeback and the Dublin goal threat

May 23rd 2021, 9:13 PM 9,992 Views 4 Comments

5 talking points after today’s dramatic draw between Gaelic football’s greatest rivals.

How Dublin are coping without Dessie Farrell, more rulebook debate and Roscommon positives
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How Dublin are coping without Dessie Farrell, more rulebook debate and Roscommon positives

Updated May 17th 2021, 12:02 PM 17,751 Views 9 Comments

Plenty to discuss after Dublin opened up their 2021 season with a nine-point win over Roscommon.

Cork hunt for goals, Waterford 'naivety' at the back and young Rebel forwards
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Cork hunt for goals, Waterford 'naivety' at the back and young Rebel forwards

Updated May 10th 2021, 8:20 AM 14,990 Views 14 Comments

Opening day thoughts after the clash at Páirc Uí Chaoimh.

Experienced Ireland stars show Stephen Kenny what he was missing
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Experienced Ireland stars show Stephen Kenny what he was missing

Updated Mar 31st 2021, 8:30 AM 31,058 Views 31 Comments

While problems remain, the Boys in Green produced an improved display against Qatar on Tuesday.

One of the worst results in Ireland's footballing history, but here's why Stephen Kenny still deserves time
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One of the worst results in Ireland's footballing history, but here's why Stephen Kenny still deserves time

Mar 28th 2021, 9:00 AM 20,142 Views 47 Comments

The Irish team suffered a humiliating defeat at home to Luxembourg on Saturday night,

Ex-Southampton star key as Ireland ultimately outclassed in crunch World Cup qualifier
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Ex-Southampton star key as Ireland ultimately outclassed in crunch World Cup qualifier

Updated Mar 25th 2021, 8:53 AM 31,415 Views 18 Comments

Dusan Tadic produced a hat-trick of assists as Serbia earned a vital victory.

Scotland overrated, Gibson-Park underrated and Ireland's age concern
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Scotland overrated, Gibson-Park underrated and Ireland's age concern

Mar 14th 2021, 7:30 AM 11,383 Views 24 Comments

We look at all the big issues ahead of today’s game.

Harry's game but Farrell was right to ignore Byrne ultimatum
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Harry's game but Farrell was right to ignore Byrne ultimatum

Updated Feb 21st 2021, 5:34 PM 42,347 Views 39 Comments

Ireland ignore Harry Byrne, provinces dominate while national team flounders and the old unsung hero in Munster red. We look at all the weekend’s talking points.

Five key questions ahead of Ireland's Six Nations opener against Wales
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Five key questions ahead of Ireland's Six Nations opener against Wales

Feb 7th 2021, 8:30 AM 9,194 Views 2 Comments

We look at the big issues as Andy Farrell’s Ireland kick off their 2021 campaign in Cardiff.

Dublin reign supreme, rivalry renewed in a game of two halves, and where do we go from here?
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Dublin reign supreme, rivalry renewed in a game of two halves, and where do we go from here?

Dec 20th 2020, 8:30 PM 4,224 Views 0 Comments

An All-Ireland four-in-a-row for Mick Bohan’s Sky Blues after a second-half surge against Cork.

Impact of Farrell's bench, more heartbreak for Mayo and when will this Dublin run end?
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Impact of Farrell's bench, more heartbreak for Mayo and when will this Dublin run end?

Dec 19th 2020, 8:55 PM 10,244 Views 18 Comments

5 talking points after Dublin outlasted Mayo to continue their dominance of the All-Ireland SFC.

The case for Mayo, is Keegan comfortable at full-back and what left-field tactics could we see?
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The case for Mayo, is Keegan comfortable at full-back and what left-field tactics could we see?

Dec 19th 2020, 9:00 AM 15,529 Views 19 Comments

5 talking points as Mayo and Dublin clash for the All-Ireland football title.

Player of the year so far? Worst signing? It's the Premier League of the half-season awards
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Player of the year so far? Worst signing? It's the Premier League of the half-season awards

Updated Dec 18th 2020, 3:03 PM 30,074 Views 38 Comments

We assess the good and bad of this year, as the campaign approaches its halfway point.

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