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Sheehy asks Kerry people to be patient with Clifford

David Clifford will make his senior Kerry debut at some stage during the Allianz League, selector Mikey Sheehy has revealed. The Fossa youngster announced himself on the national stage when shooting 4-04 in last season’s All-Ireland minor final, a 24-point win over Derry. That capped

‘The elite player gets everything’

Magic wand time. Damien Comer, Galway forward, 24 years of age, one Connacht Championship title. What would you change in the GAA, one thing? A brief pause, then he lets rip.  “Club players are getting such a raw deal at the moment,” he says at

‘I’ve given it everything really for those 17 years’

It wasn’t Mark Breheny’s intention to wear the number 17 jersey in his last game for Sligo. It wasn’t even supposed to be his last outing in the black and white jersey. He previously met manager Cathal Corey before Christmas to mull over his future,

‘I thought they’d all be missed’

Sunday’s free-taking competition at Páirc Tailteann created history, but Gaelic football fans are likely to see plenty of repeats before too long. At Special Congress last year the GAA voted to bring in their own version of soccer’s penalty shootout for certain games that finish

Chips fall for Kerry hurling in historic win over Cork

Kerry manager Fintan O’Connor believes their historic win over neighbours Cork is a huge boost for hurling in the county. The Kingdom claimed what is believed to be a first-ever senior inter-county victory over the Rebels, with a comfortable 1-23 to 1-13 win at Austin

‘A spectacular endorsement of new free-taking rule’

The first-ever free-taking competition in senior inter-county football contributed to a “pulsating” finish and will crank up pressure on players ahead of the Championship, says Bernard Flynn. Meath and Longford made GAA history in the O’Byrne Cup when their drawn encounter, after extra-time, had to be

‘They’ll be a force’ – Davy talks up Gilroy’s Dubs

Wexford manager Davy Fitzgerald predicted Dublin are “a team to look out for this summer” after watching his side edge out the Sky Blues in Sunday’s Walsh Cup semi-final at Parnell Park. The Model men pulled away to a 1-20 to 0-16 victory but the

Football round-up: History made in Navan

Meath and Longford made GAA history in the O’Byrne Cup this afternoon, as they participated in the first ever free-taking competition in senior inter-county football.  Meath’s Sean Tobin holds the distinction of taking the first ever free in a shootout, though his teammate Mark McCabe holds

Sunday's GAA Results

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Cork off to perfect league start

All-Ireland champions Cork registered a comprehensive 0-13 to 1-3 win over Galway at the Cork Camogie Grounds as the Littlewoods Camogie League Division 1 got off to an early start. Despite some high-profile absentees in new captain Aoife Murray, Gemma O’Connor and Rena Buckley, Cork