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Goalie's blunders open door Goalie's blunders open door
Armagh 1-12; Galway 0-15 Galway’s implosion in this game was akin to the old cliche of stealing defeat from the jaws of victory - even if this game...
Westmeath excel in 1s half Westmeath excel in 1s half
Westmeath 1-19 Brooklyn 2-8 Westmeath boss John Moore has made no secret about his football plans for this year. He readily admits that a once-off ...
Cork advance as Offaly show promise in defeat Cork advance as Offaly show promise in defeat
Cork 4-25; Offaly 3-19 There was a sense of defeat in victory for Cork and victory in defeat for Offaly after the newly crowned Joe McDonagh Cup wi...
Mayo remain upbeat despite late Dublin equalizer Mayo remain upbeat despite late Dublin equalizer
Dublin 0-17; Mayo 0-17 Ostensibly, this game was about topping the group and a rest next weekend. It turned out to be another round of Chinese tort...
Silver Stars Silver Stars
From left, Ireland’s Sophie Becker, Rhasidat Adeleke, Phil Healy, Sharlene Mawdsley and Lauren Cadden celebrate with their silver medals after Wedn...
Picture should become clearer after weekend's GAA games Picture should become clearer after weekend's GAA games
You couldn’t say for definite that next Sunday will be “Calculator Sunday” in the GAA football championship, but by Sunday evening we should know t...
Walsh makes it look easy Walsh makes it look easy
It was a risky fight on paper against a Mexican banger. But in less than six minutes, “King” Callum Walsh made a piñata out of Carlos Ortiz en rout...
Leinster, Munster advance to Saturday semis in URC Leinster, Munster advance to Saturday semis in URC
Leinster 43; Ulster 20 If Leinster are to coax some silverware onto their sideboard this season, they are going to have to do it the hard way, desp...
Show respect, say Kilkenny to rivals with Dub demolition Show respect, say Kilkenny to rivals with Dub demolition
Kilkenny 3-28; Dublin 1-18 Nothing claws back sharper than a wounded Cat. Just ask Kilkenny skipper Paddy Deegan, who explained after the 16-point ...
Limerick hit 6, now eye 5 Limerick hit 6, now eye 5
Limerick 1-26; Clare 1-20 How do you combine a “hit for six” with a “drive for five?” Be being Limerick hurlers, that’s how. They now have the Muns...
Big Apple close to big upset Big Apple close to big upset
Laois 1-13 New York 1-9 Few would’ve given New York much chance in the Tailteann Cup as they hadn’t played for nearly two months and Laois had plen...
Limerick for 6 in Munster Limerick for 6 in Munster
This has been a good year for hurling, especially in Munster. Unlike Leinster where the strong hurling counties are well spread out among the 12 co...

 

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