What a year we’ve had in 2015! As the dust settles and the heartbeat of the GAA returns to the clubs we survey a scene in which Dublin are All Ireland football champions for the third time in five years, while Kilkenny continue their interminable dominance of the All Ireland hurling championship.
In a year that will be remembered more fo [..]
Kerry vs Dublin –All Ireland Senior Football Final – Croke Park – Sunday 20th September 2015 – 3:30
Another year draws to a close on Sunday with a clash between age old rivals, Dublin and Kerry.
Both sides negotiated tricky Semi-Finals, with Dublin needing a replay to get past a gallant Mayo side, and Kerry stepping up a gear [..]
Former Tipperary dual star Eddie Connolly passed away on Thursday night following a long battle with cancer.
A Loughmore-Castleiney club man, who captained the Tipperary Intermediate hurling team that won the All-Ireland in 2012, Connolly was just 29 years of age.
Statement from the Tipperary County Board:
The death has taken place o [..]
Colm Cooper feels everything has clicked back into gear as he looks to complete his recovery from a serious knee injury with what would be a remarkable All Ireland victory this Sunday.
Kerry’s season looked to be in tatters last February when Cooper’s cruciate was ruptured in a game for his club Dr Crokes, but a remarkable surge of form from a [..]
Kerry manager Eamonn Fitzmaurice is looking for a focussed and disciplined performance from his side in Sunday’s All Ireland final clash with Dublin.
As quoted in the Herald, the Finuge man has challenged his players to avoid conceding frees, and to get distracted by any off the ball shenanigans that may arise.
Our lads will be making sure [..]
Kerry have named their team to take on Dublin in Sunday’s All Ireland football final, and it is not without a few surprises.
They love a curve-ball for a final in the Kingdom, and this occasion is no different. Two of the changes come at the back where the legendary Marc O Se must be content with a place on the bench amidst talk that he has ca [..]
It’s easy to get pretty sick of the stunts pulled by over-enthusiastic GAA fans in the run up to big games at times.
If we never see another minor celebrity holding a torn piece of cardboard with ‘MAYO4SAM’ hastily scrawled across it we wouldn’t be particularly put out, and our ears would probably thank us for avoiding the many unofficial anthem [..]
Mayo’s Lee Keegan has just about had his fill of the cliches in the aftermath of his side’s loss in an All Ireland semi-final replay for the second year in a row.
Speaking to the Western People newspaper, the marauding half back showed that his finger is fairly well on the pulse when it comes to what people both within Mayo and outside the c [..]