Disarray as Jonathan Griffin sacking prompts Kerry resignations

The chairman and the secretary of the Kerry Ladies Football executive resigned yesterday after the controversial decision to terminate the contract of minor manager Jonathan Griffin.

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History bid inspiring Comer through spring slog

Today’s Sigerson Cup final should provide Damien Comer’s seventh start in 25 days but who’s counting? Three wins for NUI Galway in the competition and another three with the county in Allianz League Division 1 underlines what a fruitful start it’s been to 2018 for the Annaghdown forward.

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‘Players are being flogged’

Previous Sigerson Cup finalists must be green with envy.

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Corofin regret at sacrifice of Sigerson Cup duo

Corofin’s Martin McNamara is delighted to have Kieran Molloy and Liam Silke available for today’s All-Ireland semi-final, but is disappointed that they have had to sacrifice a Sigerson Cup final, as a result.

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Kerry ladies minor football boss axed by email

The executive of the Kerry ladies football board have removed Jonathan Griffin from the position of Kerry minor manager one week before the team’s Munster championship opener.

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Johnny Magee backs Bernard Brogan to swerve knee op

Former Dublin defender Johnny Magee has revealed he skipped surgery after damaging his cruciate knee ligament, playing on for years, and he reckons Bernard Brogan could do likewise.

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UCD find extra gear in Ulster thriller

University of Ulster 1-13 UCD 0-18 (after double extra-time)
Brian Ó Seanacháin and Con O’Callaghan scored in the second period of double extra-time to book UCD’s place in Saturday’s Sigerson Cup final for the third year in a row.

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Maurice Sheridan calls the cavalry against Dublin IT as NUIG charge to final

NUI Galway 2-12 Dublin IT 0-15
NUI Galway manager Maurice Sheridan is hopeful his side can now claim their 23rd Sigerson Cup crown after qualifying for the final in a tough contest at the St Loman’s club in Mullingar.

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A club GAA player on the pain of enforced retirement

This isn’t a retirement statement per se. Writing this started off as my way of coping with GAA retirement. It was my way of expressing my emotions to myself. But I realised pretty quickly that there were some pretty important messages worth sharing, says Michael Sheehan.

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Paul Caffrey hopes Bernard Brogan will muscle through knee injury

Former Dublin manager Paul Caffrey expects Bernard Brogan to avoid surgery if he can to ensure his 2018 season isn’t a write-off.

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UCD stars may miss refixed Kerry tie with Monaghan

Kerry could be without three of their UCD players for their refixed Division 1 game against Monaghan this Sunday (2.30pm throw-in).

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Michéal Lundy: Tide is turning for Galway

Any time is a great time to beat Mayo but Michéal Lundy is not reading too much into Galway’s win over their neighbours.

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Hurling becoming more cynical, warns Slaughtneil’s Karl McKaigue

Slaughtneil’s Karl McKaigue has bemoaned the lack of a black card in hurling following Saturday’s All-Ireland club semi-final defeat to Na Piarsaigh.

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Club campaign takes priority for Nemo’s Cork contingent

Nemo Rangers’ Cork players may end up not playing a Division 2 game but Barry O’Driscoll only has eyes on Slaughtneil on Saturday week.

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John Divilly's six league lessons: Time to free the free-takers from cages

John Divilly pick out the key takeaways from the weekend’s football action.

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Galway savour the spice in fiery win over Mayo

Galway 1-13 Mayo 0-11: The year is but a pup but already after two meetings between the old protagonists in the west, six players have been sent off and two victories for Galway against the All-Ireland finalists. 

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Very few positives for Cork despite seven-point win

Cork 2-11 Louth 0-10: An unusual game at Páirc Uí Rinn: Cork cruise to victory, despite having two men sent off, while simultaneously being flattered by a seven-point winning margin.

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Diarmuid Connolly's return on the horizon for victorious Dublin

Dublin 0-20 Donegal 0-15: Dublin manager Jim Gavin insists that attacker Diarmuid Connolly remains part of the All-Ireland champions’ panel and could make a return to duty in their next game.

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Cian O’Neill rants at referee after Tyrone sneak the points

Kildare 0-18 Tyrone 1-16: Kildare manager Cian O’Neill hit out at referee Paddy Neilan for a series of “embarrassing” mistakes that may have cost his team a vital Allianz league point.

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Off-pitch drama mars draw between Clare and Tipperary

Clare 0-11 Tipperary 0-11: Tipperary selector, Shane Stapleton, was in hospital last night, after a collision with Clare forward, Jamie Malone. The latter received a straight red card.

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Ronan McCarthy rues Cork's ‘poor day at the office’

Cork manager, Ronan McCarthy, was ruling out complacency as a cause of Cork’s performance against Louth yesterday, which McCarthy himself described as “disjointed”.

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Armagh’s escape to victory leaves Denis Connerton fuming

Armagh 1-11 Longford 1-10: This was the ultimate smash and grab operation.

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Roscommon’s performance was shocking, laments Kevin McStay

Roscommon 0-7 Down 0-12: Roscommon manager Kevin McStay labelled his side’s performance as “shocking” as the Rossies’ promotion bid suffered a setback against Down at a bitterly cold Dr Hyde Park.

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