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The high fielding powerful eight and nines may be replaced my mobile movers in the middle third. looks at the 10 best midfielders since the turn of the millennium: 10. BRIAN FENTON (Dublin) Only an under 21 in 2014, Fenton has established himself as probably the game’s current top midfielder. Was man of the match in the 2015 final and was a key member of the successful win[..]

10. ANDY COMERFORD (Kilkenny) Won a ‘B’ All-Ireland with London before turning his attention to the Cats. A member of the panel when Brian Cody took over, the powerhouse midfielder was a driving force in three All-Ireland wins including being the winning captain in 2002. Andy Comerford with spoils of victory after year as #Kilkenny captain in 2002 #gaa #nostalgia[..]

WEXFORD 3-25 LAOIS 1-17 (Sunday, 28th May – Leinster Senior Championship) Even with manager Davy Fitzgerald sitting in the O’Moore Park stand, Wexford booked a Leinster semi-final meeting with Kilkenny on June 10th. Harry Kehoe got an early Slaneysiders goal after they trailed 0-3 to 0-0 but Wexford went in at half-time with a 1-11 to 0-9 lead. Aidan Nolan and Jack Guiney got second h[..]

“They Were 10 Weeks Getting Ready For Us” – HARTE

Posted by Keith Nulty in News | May 2017

Galway wore down the Dublin challenge in Tullamore to book a Leinster Hurling Semi-Final meeting with Offaly on June 18th. Coming in as championship favourites, the Tribesmen needed to be on their guard against a team they’d only beaten once before in the championship. Cork’s victory the previous Sunday against Tipperary highlighted that no result is guaranteed and with the threat of Premi[..]

GALWAY 2-28 DUBLIN 1-17 (Sunday, 28th May – Tullamore) Ben Quinn’s goal before half-time put Dublin back in contention but Galway pulled away to book a Leinster semi-final meeting with Offaly on June 18th. After their stunning league final performance against Tipperary, many pundits were looking to see if Micheal Donoghue’s team could repeat that display. But despite this occasion lac[..]

DUBLIN vs GALWAY (Sunday, 28th May – 4pm Tullamore) Galway’s stock is up as they begin their attempt for a first All-Ireland title since 1988. After resounding 3-21 to 0-14 win over Tipperary in the league final and the Premier County’s subsequent Munster championship loss to Cork, the Tribesmen are 10/3 favourites to lift Liam McCarthy. But ask any of the Galway panel and they’ll i[..]

DAVID BURKE (Galway) There’s a reason the St. Thomas’ man is Galway’s captain – he’s probably the most consistent player to don the maroon and white colours since the 80s. Burke leads by example and is to the fore in every Galway performance. SHANE BARRETT (Dublin) Dublin have the defenders to challenge Galway’s attack as they sit in the long grass aiming to spring a shoc[..]

Galway football manager Kevin Walsh has released his 31-man championship squad ahead of the defence of their title. The Tribesmen don’t see action until June 11th when they meet the winners of the Mayo/Sligo quarter-final in Pearse Stadium. Even though he hasn’t seen action yet, Michael Meehan is in the squad looking to make his first appearance since scoring a late goal against Cork in th[..]

Saturday, 20th May – FERMANAGH vs MONAGHAN (Ulster Senior Football Championship – 7pm) Sunday, 21st May – MAYO vs SLIGO (Connacht Senior Football Championship – 2pm), CORK vs TIPPERARY (Munster Senior Hurling Championship) Sunday, 28th May – DERRY vs TYRONE (Ulster Senior Football Championship – 2pm), DUBLIN vs GALWAY (Leinster Senior Hurling Championship) Sunday, 4th [..]

With the 2017 championships returning to the television, looks at 10 provincial matches we don’t want to miss: Sunday, 21st May – Munster Hurling Championship TIPPERARY vs CORK (4pm Semple Stadium) Tipperary begin their Munster title defence as they seek back-to-back All-Irelands. But Cork beat them in their last meeting. Sunday, 28th May – Ulster Football Cha[..]