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Offaly shocked by resignation

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Offaly GAA has been surprised by the reports that Secretary Eamon Cusack has resigned from his position with immediate effect. The Durrow clubman was voted to the role in December 2016 and was re-elected last December for a second term in the position. Nevertheless, in spite of attending the February meeting of the Offaly GAA […]

Kelly thinks about running for the Irish presidency
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According to a report today, Irish presidency was taken into consideration by Former GAA president Sean Kelly, Mr. Kelly, who is presently a Fine Gael MEP, advised the Irish Examiner that he would “think about it” when questioned if he would consider bidding for president and added that he would be privileged if selected to […]

Walsh Park to host SHC games for the first time in 22 years.
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Walsh Park will be hosting Munster senior hurling championship games this summer after 22 long years. Na Deise bagged two home round-robin games in June – against Cork and Tipperary – and chairman Paddy Joe Ryan told RTE that they look forward to hold these games at the city venue: “Waterford County Board have decided […]

Martin: “So it’ll be man on man against Galway and we’ll see how we fare out”

Offaly manager Kevin Martin says his team will be going “man on man” against Galway in this Sunday’s Allianz League match in Salthill. The Faithful men are 10/1 underdogs to down the All-Ireland champions on their home turf, having been defeated by the same opposition in last year’s Leinster semi-final by 19 points. While some […]

Kavanagh suspicious of Exiles

Carlow’s Jack Kavanagh is definitely taking nothing for granted ahead of Sunday’s NHL Division 2A battle against London in Ruislip. Only two years ago, the Exiles came to Netwatch Cullen Park and recorded a 5-16 to 1-11 victory over the home side in a league encounter. Rregardless of trailing their opening two matches, Kavanagh believes […]

Tyrone still under pressure

Tyrone defender Hugh Pat McGeary believes that they require to keep winning is creating mounting weight on the team. That pressure was lessened a bit by their narrow one point win over Kildare last weekend, but there are still four massive games to come against some top class opposition. Speaking to the Ulster Herald, McGeary […]

McGlinchey asking for first class referees

Waterford manager Tom McGlinchey has questioned why none of the best referees in the game are selected to officiate at Division Three and Four league matches. McGlinchey believes that the standard of referees appointed to lesser league matches is not as superior as the refs that officiate games in the top two divisions. “In division 4 […]