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#Colm Cooper

# colm-cooper - Saturday 18 March, 2017

The Gooch and Eamonn Fitzmaurice to discuss potential Kerry return 'in the next week or so'

Cooper finally led his club to the All-Ireland title yesterday.

# colm-cooper - Friday 17 March, 2017

Cooper goal helps Dr Crokes end 25-year wait for All-Ireland title with win over Slaughtneil

The Derry champions finished with 14 men.

The Gooch's big chance, taming Tony Kelly and more All-Ireland club final talking points

Key questions will be answered in the 2017 AIB All-Ireland senior club hurling and football finals.

# colm-cooper - Thursday 16 March, 2017

Analysis: Putting Colm Cooper on the back foot, the McKaigue factor, Slaughtneil's high press

The42′s columnist takes a closer look at Chrissy McKaigue’s role for Slaughtneil.

# colm-cooper - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Analysis: The skill and class of Cooper and O'Leary have been key to Dr Crokes' All-Ireland club hopes

The42′s columnist Rob Carroll takes a closer look at the Kerry senior attacking duo before the All-Ireland senior club final.

# colm-cooper - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Praising the Gooch - 'He’s still as good as ever. Some of the stuff he does in training is mind-blowing.'

Even after a cruciate injury, Colm Cooper is still central to Dr Crokes and Kerry.

# colm-cooper - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

'They’re definitely back': Cooper and Donaghy on board with Kerry for 2017

Donnchadh Walsh says the veteran duo are part of the squad for the coming season.

# colm-cooper - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

'I would be expecting to know during this month either way' - Kerry trio to make decision on future

Still speculation over the future of Kingdom trio of O’Mahony, Donaghy and Cooper.

# colm-cooper - Sunday 25 December, 2016

83 of our favourite Irish sports pics of 2016

We remember the past 12 months with some of the year’s defining images.

# colm-cooper - Sunday 27 November, 2016

Casey bags hat-trick as Dr Crokes make light work of The Nire

The Kerry champions have won four provincial crowns in six years.

# colm-cooper - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

Cooper concern over 'fairly aggressive' poaching of Kerry's young talent by AFL

“They are holding clinics and sure, we have our own man, Tadhg Kennelly, stuck in the middle of it.”

# colm-cooper - Sunday 13 November, 2016

Colm Cooper and Dr Crokes back on the hunt to finally emulate the class of '92

This is Cooper’s sixth provincial campaign with Crokes as he looks to win the only trophy that has eluded him in his storied career.

# colm-cooper - Sunday 16 October, 2016

Cooper man of the match as Dr Crokes are crowned kings of the Kingdom again

Colm Cooper hit 0-7 while Kieran O’Leary and Johnny Buckley bagged goals today.

# colm-cooper - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

The Gooch heard after club training that he'd 'retired' from Kerry but he hasn't made a decision

No call will be made on playing for Kerry in 2017 until his campaign with Dr Crokes ends.

# colm-cooper - Saturday 1 October, 2016

Geaney helps Dingle knock out champions South Kerry while Cooper goal key for Dr Crokes

The Gooch helped his club defeat Kerins O’Rahilly’s in the quarter-final today.

# colm-cooper - Monday 1 August, 2016

Good news for Kerry football as this Dr Crokes duo back fit for All-Ireland semi-final

Colm Cooper and Johnny Buckley will be available to the Kingdom on 28 August.

# colm-cooper - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

Cooper to miss out for Kerry as Fitzmaurice hits out at 'lack of respect' for Clare and Tipp

Johnny Buckley and Mikey Geaney also out for Kerry next Sunday.

# colm-cooper - Friday 8 July, 2016

Cooper begins rehab after scan reveals shoulder ligament damage

The veteran Kerry forward sustained the injury during last weekend’s Munster final victory against Tipperary.

# colm-cooper - Sunday 3 July, 2016

Worry for Kerry as Cooper comes off injured in first half of Munster final

The Gooch suffered a shoulder injury.

# colm-cooper - Friday 11 March, 2016

‘Gooch’ in to start for Kerry as hosts Mayo make 2 changes for Castlebar clash

The Kingdom will make the trip to Castlebar to take on Stephen Rochford’s Mayo.

# colm-cooper - Sunday 28 February, 2016

Donaghy and Cooper return for Kerry in 16-point win over Down

Bryan Sheehan scored six points in a comfortable outing for the Kingdom.

# colm-cooper - Monday 28 December, 2015

12 photos that sum up the 2015 GAA year

It was another memorable year with familiar champions.

# colm-cooper - Sunday 4 October, 2015

Gooch goal knocks Munster champions Austin Stacks out of the Kerry championship

Kieran Donaghy’s goal couldn’t save Stacks.

It’s Gooch v Donaghy in Kerry as one of the Kingdom’s big guns will bite the dust today

There’s a mouthwatering Kerry SFC fixture down for decision in Killarney today.

# colm-cooper - Thursday 17 September, 2015

‘History may not repeat itself, but it sure does rhyme’ – Dublin and Kerry a game for the ages

Although the Dubs were victors the last time the pair met on All-Ireland final day, it is the Kingdom who have historically reigned supreme in September meetings between the two in Croke Park.

# colm-cooper - Monday 3 August, 2015

Cooper, Darran and O’Brien all back starring makes Kerry boss a happy man

Kerry’s forward line is looking strong.

# colm-cooper - Sunday 2 August, 2015

‘Hard work has paid off’ as Cooper scores 2-3 in 80th championship game

The Gooch returned to Croker for the first time since 2013.

# colm-cooper - Monday 20 July, 2015

‘Maybe things don’t come as easy as they once did’ – The Gooch’s comeback challenge

Colm Cooper was a happier man on Saturday night.

# colm-cooper - Sunday 5 July, 2015

5 talking points ahead of Cork and Kerry’s Munster football final

The ancient rivals go head to head in Killarney on Sunday.

# colm-cooper - Friday 3 July, 2015

Is Kerry’s decision to drop Colm Cooper madness or masterstroke?

Eamonn Fitzmaurice sprung a Munster final surprise when he left Colm Cooper out of his starting team.

The last time that Colm Cooper was dropped by Kerry, it only lasted half-an-hour

“When I was told to go on during the game, I tore on.”

# colm-cooper - Monday 15 June, 2015

What did we learn from the All-Ireland champions on their first day out?

After scoring a six-point victory over Tipp, the Kingdom should get better and better as the summer progresses.

Gooch makes the cut in The42′s football team of the weekend as Kildare lead the way

Colm Cooper at number 11 but the Lilywhites out in front after a bumper weekend.

‘I’ll put my hand up and say we estimated wrong – but everything was sorted out’

Munster GAA Chairman has admitted that a much smaller crowd was expected for Tipp and Kerry in Thurles.

# colm-cooper - Saturday 13 June, 2015

6 talking points ahead of the Munster football semi-finals

It’s decision time in the last four of the provincial series.

# colm-cooper - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Cooper in but O’Donoghue out as Kerry name 7 of All-Ireland team for Munster opener

The sides clash in Thurles next Sunday.

12 reasons we’re looking forward to the full return of Colm Cooper The Gooch This post contains videos

12 reasons we’re looking forward to the full return of Colm Cooper

We pay tribute to the Kerry star, as he prepares for his championship comeback this weekend.

# colm-cooper - Monday 8 June, 2015

Kerry injury worries grow over Allstar defender and last year’s joint captain

Kieran O’Leary has suffered suspected Achilles tendon damage.

# colm-cooper - Sunday 26 April, 2015

It was the veteran star v the heir apparent down in Kerry as the Gooch took on James O’Donoghue

Colm Cooper led Dr Crokes past Legion in the Kerry club championship.

# colm-cooper - Monday 20 April, 2015

First Cooper, now O’Donoghue back from injury as Kerry stars set for club battle

Cooper’s Dr Crokes and O’Donoghue’s Legion are set for a Killarney showdown next weekend.

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