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The New Donegal GAA Manager Has Been Named Tonight

Rory Gallagher has been ratified as Donegal senior football manager tonight, as the November meeting of the Donegal county committee was brought forward by th...

Rory Gallagher has been ratified as Donegal senior football manager tonight, as the November meetin...

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The Man Who Ripped Up His All-Ireland Tickets And What His Club Are Doing With Cash

John Dowling won €2,000 for his club by tearing up his All-Ireland tickets on a sunny Clonliffe Road last month. Here’s what that money meant to John...

John Dowling won €2,000 for his club by tearing up his All-Ireland tickets on a sunny Clonliffe Ro...

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8 Of The Hardest Men In The GAA

A collection of the hardest men who’ve ever played hurling and gaelic football… Diarmuid O’Sullivan The kind of full-back a cartoonist could h...

A collection of the hardest men who’ve ever played hurling and gaelic football… Diarmuid...

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It’s Been Fifty Years Since The First Headed Goal At Croke Park

It might not always be immediately obvious, but we’re quite a widely-read bunch here at Balls Towers. While our knowledge of the classics might be a bit s...

It might not always be immediately obvious, but we’re quite a widely-read bunch here at Balls ...

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10 Very Modern Sporting Cliches

Cliches move with the times too. Here are the cliches that have sprouted up like weeds in the last few years. 1. Champions League Style Format Back in the day t...

Cliches move with the times too. Here are the cliches that have sprouted up like weeds in the last f...

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Jim Stynes And 8 Other Sportstars Who’ve Played Against Their Own Country

Nick Cummins returns to our consciousness this weekend as he is part of the Barbarians team that will take on his home country Australia in Twickenham on Saturd...

Nick Cummins returns to our consciousness this weekend as he is part of the Barbarians team that wil...

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Paul Galvin’s Fascinating Insight Into The Mental Approach Which Changed His Game

There is a man whose name has started to constantly pop up in Irish sport over the last couple of years. You’ll find him in Brian O’Driscoll’...

There is a man whose name has started to constantly pop up in Irish sport over the last couple of ye...

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Eugene McGee Claims Some GAA Managers Are Getting €50,000 A Year

Eugene McGee has asserted that many inter-county managers are receiving up to €50,000 per annum and that many club managers are pocketing €100 for every tra...

Eugene McGee has asserted that many inter-county managers are receiving up to €50,000 per annum an...

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Aidan Walsh On Why He Made His Choice Between Football And Hurling

It’s a bittersweet morning for Cork GAA fans with the news that Aidan Walsh has committed to Jimmy Barry Murphy for 2015, deciding to give up his place in...

It’s a bittersweet morning for Cork GAA fans with the news that Aidan Walsh has committed to J...

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Paul Galvin’s Sporting Hero Is An Odd One… But A Good One

Forget Mick O’Connell, forget Mikey Sheehy, forget Maurice Fitzgerald. Paul Galvin’s sporting hero is someone closer to home. The man who won a Kerr...

Forget Mick O’Connell, forget Mikey Sheehy, forget Maurice Fitzgerald. Paul Galvin’s spo...