Buncrana Development side 1-9 Termon Reserves 1-8 – Buncrana maintain 100% league record
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by Patrick Sharkey
2M ago
Buncrana development footballers have kept their winning form two games into the new season of the Marley Travel Division two B.  Shane McClean and Sean Daly got points in the first five minutes before Termon halved the Buncrana advantage in the sixth minute. An eighth-minute Shane MCClean point was quickly cancelled out in the ninth minute. However, Liam Jordan came and got a Buncrana goal in the 12th minute but Termon clocked another point at the quarter mark.  Unfortunately, it wasn’t plain sailing as Rory Scott’s efforts cost Buncrana an own goal in the 17th minute with another T ..read more
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Donegal 2-16 Fermanagh 0-8 – Donegal take point in North West battle
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by Patrick Sharkey
4M ago
By Patrick Sharkey, Sean Cassidy got the first shot of the game for Fermanagh but unfortunately, it wasn’t enough for the erne men to take an early lead. Sean Cassidy then managed to get ahead with Fermanagh taking the lead seven minutes in. Sean Cassidy then added another point to minutes later. Donegal then got a wide as the frustrations grew for the green and gold. It took 13 minutes for Donegal to get into the game with Dáire Ó Baoil and Oisin Gallen hitting the ball over the bar. Declan McCusker then came to Fermanagh’s rescue, hitting it over for the break. Ryan McHugh then was unfortuna ..read more
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Donegal 3-16 Armagh 1-6 – Jim McGuiness raids Orchard in competitive return!
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by Patrick Sharkey
6M ago
By Patrick Sharkey at MacCumhail Park, A quick-fire goal by Langan thanks to a Finbar Roarty pass set Donegal on the front foot early. Jeaic MacCeallbhui got a rebounded shot with nine minutes over the bar. However, Armagh still showed ambition but their defensive powers couldn’t stop Aaron Doherty from scoring with 10 minutes gone. John Sherdin however got the first point for Armagh and Joe McClelland quickly followed with the second one in the 17th minute. The 22nd minute saw Kevin McGettigan get a goal to put Donegal six points ahead with 35 minutes to go. The 24th minute saw Paddy Carr fis ..read more
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Seánie Boyle Returns with a Mission: Revitalising Gaelic Games in Warwickshire
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by Patrick Sharkey
7M ago
By Patrick Sharkey The Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) in Warwickshire, in collaboration with the Provincial Council of Britain, is thrilled to announce the appointment of Seánie Boyle as the Community Development Administrator (CDA). Boyle remains set to spearhead the growth and advancement of Gaelic Games.   Boyle, hailing from Donegal, returns to Warwickshire with an impressive history in Gaelic Games. In an exclusive interview, Seánie Boyle discussed his motivations for taking on the CDA role and his vision for the future of Gaelic Games in Warwickshire on their website. Mr Boyle s ..read more
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Four Masters 4-10 Gwedore 1-8 – minor magic makes major impact
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by Patrick Sharkey
9M ago
By Patrick Sharkey, Four Masters opened it with two goals in the first five minutes from Conor Gallagher McCahill and Kevin Muldoon. Conor Gallagher McCahill then entered point territory converting one from a free kick. Colm Doherty then got a point for Gwedore but Oisin Doherty found the back of the net for Four Masters. Martin Coyle was then unlucky not to get anything for Gwedore. Oisin Doherty then converted a free to push Four Masters further ahead with a point from a free and play. Gwedore could always depend on Colm Doherty as he was able to convert a free kick to bring it down to a 10 ..read more
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“We got a bit panicky” – Kildare football fans wonder what 2023 could have been.
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by Patrick Sharkey
11M ago
By Patrick Sharkey, https://anchor.fm/s/1de1fc18/podcast/rss Get ready for an exhilarating ride as we celebrate our 60th episode of the GAA Zone Podcast! In this special instalment, we’re diving deep into the heart of Gaelic football with a comprehensive review. Kevin Feeley’s deep knowledge and genuine love for the game shine through as we relive the moments that defined Kildare’s season. The Kildare senior footballer started by talking about a narrow loss to Dublin saying: “The lads put in a great performance in fairness yeah ehm it was probably as well as we’ve played against Dublin in rec ..read more
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Dublin 0-18 Kerry 1-10. The Kingdom failed to capture the Capital.
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by Patrick Sharkey
11M ago
By Patrick Sharkey in Croke Park, Kerry’s 30-year All-Ireland football championship drought continues as Dublin defeated the two-in-a-row All-Ireland finalists with five points to spare in this LGFA All-Ireland SFC final. In front of 45,326 at a sun-drenched Croke ParkStadium, Dublin was much stronger than their Kerry counterparts and first to the ball, but it was the kingdom who got their all-decisive goal ten minutes from time when starter Louise Ní Mhuircheartaigh, who was only on the field four minutes, raised the game’s only green flag. Kerry still holds the impressive nine-a-row effort a ..read more
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Clare 2-10 Kildare 2-11- Late Clare rally held off by Lillywhites
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by Patrick Sharkey
11M ago
Róisín Byrne was excellent for the Eastsiders as they saw the game out with the only blemish on an otherwise perfect afternoon for Kildare being Fildema Marrinan and Chloe Molony’s two late goals. If there was a way to make a statement, this was it as Diane O’Hora’s Na Kildare beat Kildare. The Eastsiders delivered a statement performance against youthul side that was hopeful. With just eight minutes played, it was 0-2 to 0-1, but Kildare came back into it through scores from Róisin Byrne and Triona Duggan. Kildare was kept at bay early enough because of some superb saves and kickouts from the ..read more
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“They were competitive” – praise for the Monaghan football season.
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by Patrick Sharkey
11M ago
By Patrick Sharkey, https://anchor.fm/s/1de1fc18/podcast/rss Get ready to immerse yourself in the exhilarating world of Gaelic football as the GAA Zone Podcast brings you an action-packed Episode 59! Join our expert panel of devoted Gaelic football enthusiasts.   In this episode, we delve deep into the thrilling semi-final matches that had the nation on edge.   Gaelic football is all about skill, dedication, and passion, and the semi-finals delivered all that and more!  However, that was probably best shown in the Tailteann cup final and Irish Times sports journalist Eamonn Dono ..read more
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“It’s as simple as that” – Higgins lets his thoughts known about Mayo’s season
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by Patrick Sharkey
1y ago
By Patrick Sharkey, https://anchor.fm/s/1de1fc18/podcast/rss Calling all Gaelic football enthusiasts! The GAA Zone podcast is back alongside a bang, and we have an extraordinary treat in store for you. Practice to be captivated as we uncover the incredible journey of this iconic athlete, his remarkable achievements, and the invaluable insights he shares. This is an affair you won’t want to miss! Members of the Orange Order in Co Derry are being praised after delaying an annual church parade yesterday, with some standing and applauding, as Derry’s All-Ireland minor football winning team passed ..read more
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