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Daily Archives: May 27, 2018

All-Ireland SFC qualifier draw live on Morning Ireland

The first-round draw for the All-Ireland SFC qualifiers will take place on Monday morning on RTÉ Radio 1’s Morning Ireland. The format is simple – there will be 16 teams in a straight draw with no restrictions. The A and B split system for the

‘Carlow are the story of the championship’

“Carlow rising” declared Turlough O’Brien after his side scalped Kildare in the Leinster SFC quarter-final, and Sean Cavanagh does not disagree. The Lilywhites were left reeling in O’Connor Park, Tullamore after the underdogs turned them over 2-14 to 1-10. The Division 4 champions now play Laois

Meyler laments sloppy frees that led to Tipp comeback

Cork manager John Meyler says that the concession of “a few sloppy frees” led to Tipperary’s comeback in their Munster SHC clash at Thurles. The reigning Munster champions dominated the first half and looked to be on course for an emphatic win as they built up a

Elated Connerton hails great moment for Longford

Longford manager Denis Connerton hailed a “great moment” for the county after they toppled Meath to reach a first Leinster SFC semi-final in thirty years.  Longford – who’ve established a fine reputation for performing well in the qualifiers in the modern era – have failed to make