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# comment - Monday 18 June, 2018

Galway avoid another big day implosion but question marks remain over their All-Ireland credentials

“It was important here to show who we are,” Kevin Walsh said after a fine second-half display delivered the Connacht crown.

# comment - Sunday 17 June, 2018

Galway heading to Super 8s, Shane Walsh shows his class and Roscommon rue missed chances

5 talking points after Galway defeated Roscommon by four points to lift the Connacht crown.

# comment - Thursday 24 May, 2018

Early Friend arrival a boost to help Connacht ease summer of transition

Connacht’s new head coach will have ample time to mull over captaincy and structures when he lands in Galway next month.

# comment - Monday 21 May, 2018

'I think he’ll regret not talking to them' - Eoin Kelly on Michael Ryan's refusal to speak to media

The Tipperary manager did not engage with the media after his side’s opening Munster SHC defeat to Limerick.

# comment - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

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Bertie and Barroso dream up the Halloween party of Leo's nightmares

Bertie Ahern advises on the art of politics.

# comment - Sunday 1 April, 2018

9th national title for Jim Gavin, Galway prove they belong at this level and Dublin's injury worries

5 talking points after Dublin regained the league title they lost a year ago.

# comment - Saturday 24 March, 2018

Cuala join an elite band of clubs, Na Piarsaigh's character and refereeing decisions

5 talking points after Cuala’s three-point win over Na Piarsaigh in the All-Ireland club hurling final replay.

# comment - Saturday 17 March, 2018

Na Piarsaigh suspensions, Cuala's bid for history, Corofin and Nemo offenses - Club finals talking points

Four massive clubs arrive in Croke Park today bidding for All-Ireland glory.

# comment - Monday 12 March, 2018

Absentees on both sides but Dublin's method of coping shows the challenge Kerry face

Dublin are on the cusp of a sixth league final place in a row.

# comment - Saturday 24 February, 2018

Keegan and Connolly return to the field, Mayo's poor free-taking and Mannion shines for Dubs

5 talking points after Dublin’s four-point win over Mayo tonight.

# comment - Friday 29 December, 2017

David O'Leary: 'The likes of Sir Alex and Arsene are a dying breed, and going to be a thing of the past'

Arsene Wenger has spent over 20 years at the helm in Arsenal and needs just one more game to set a new Premier League record.

# comment - Sunday 26 November, 2017

Old rivals Cavanagh and Ó Sé on All-Ireland semi-final collision course - club GAA talking points

We also look at Dr Crokes’ exit, Moorefield’s discipline issues and Michael Lundy’s remarkable recovery from appendix surgery.

# comment - Sunday 19 November, 2017

5 talking points after Na Piarsaigh reign in Munster and Ballygunner suffer again

Eight points separated the sides in Thurles.

# comment - Monday 30 October, 2017

What's gone wrong at Real Madrid this season?

They trail La Liga leaders Barcelona by eight points at this early stage of the season.

# comment - Saturday 28 October, 2017

'Springfield and Shelbyville' rivalry, Treacy's dramatic return and Kenny moves on from Dubs disappointment

We run through five talking points after Cuala’s three-point win over Kilmacud Crokes in today’s Dublin hurling final.

# comment - Thursday 26 October, 2017

Donegal's Ryan McHugh responds to heavy criticism of low-scoring county final

Kilcar won their first senior title since 1993 recently.

# comment - Monday 23 October, 2017

Opinion: Too often, managers are made scapegoats for deeper failings at football clubs

Jurgen Klopp and Ronald Koeman have both suffered from their teams’ transfer inactivity during the summer.

# comment - Sunday 10 September, 2017

5 talking points as Cork break Kilkenny hearts and move to the top of camogie's roll of honour

Gemma O’Connor’s recovery from injury and Julia White’s fairytale winner feature.

# comment - Saturday 9 September, 2017

Limerick hurling on the rise, Gillane’s impressive scoring form and disappointing Kilkenny challenge

5 talking points after Limerick saw off Kilkenny to seal the All-Ireland U21 crown.

# comment - Sunday 3 September, 2017

Galway reach the promised land, Canning wins that elusive All-Ireland and McGrath may step away

5 talking points after Galway’s All-Ireland final victory over Waterford.

# comment - Sunday 27 August, 2017

Cavanagh bows out, Dubs close in on three-in-a-row and Connolly makes his return

We run through the 5 big talking points after Dublin dismantled Tyrone in the All-Ireland semi-final.

# comment - Saturday 26 August, 2017

Stephen Rochford answers 'donkey' jibe, Kerry's breakdown in discipline and Mayo dominate midfield

5 talking points after Mayo blow Kerry away to reach another All-Ireland final.

# comment - Sunday 20 August, 2017

# comment - Monday 14 August, 2017

Waterford a bridge too far for Cork but they can reflect on plenty good work in 2017

The Rebels have bowed out but can reflect on major progress.

# comment - Monday 7 August, 2017

5 talking points as Mayo discover their best form by returning to the running game

Stephen Rochford’s men are hitting form at the right time as they prepare for a titanic semi-final against Kerry.

# comment - Saturday 5 August, 2017

5 talking points after Tyrone swatted aside Armagh to book Dublin showdown

Here’s what we learned from the Red Hand’s big victory over Armagh today.

# comment - Sunday 30 July, 2017

The return to form of Donaghy, Galway's missed chances and selection issues for Kerry

5 talking points after Kerry’s eight-point victory over the Tribesmen earlier today.

# comment - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

Poor Cork start denies them triple crown, massive boost for Limerick and the absence of key Rebels

5 key talking points after Limerick’s Munster U21 hurling victory.

# comment - Sunday 23 July, 2017

Crucial Moran goal, Waterford's red card cloud and future Wexford promise

A third successive All-Ireland semi-final beckons for Waterford.

# comment - Monday 17 July, 2017

Brace yourselves for a thunderous All-Ireland football semi-final between Dublin and Tyrone

Both counties are on the same side of the championship draw – and flexed their muscles with comprehensive provincial final wins on Sunday.

The McGeeney derby, Monaghan seek revenge and the U2 question - football qualifier talking points

We run through 5 talking points after this morning’s All-Ireland SFC Round 4B qualifier draw.

# comment - Monday 10 July, 2017

Step back in time for Tipp and Clare as they prepare to renew hostilities at Páirc Uí Chaoimh

A former rivalry is set to be renewed when the two counties clash in senior championship hurling for the first time since 2011.

Burning issue: Where to now for Kilkenny and Brian Cody?

The legendary manager faces arguably his most difficult task in rebuilding this team.

# comment - Sunday 9 July, 2017

5 big questions for Galway ahead of today's Connacht SFC final

Is the full-back line vulnerable, will they go long from kick-outs and who’ll take the frees in Armstrong’s absence?

# comment - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Galway convince the doubters, their incredible scoring-rate and the first big loss of Davy Fitz's reign

We run through 5 major talking points after Galway picked up the second Leinster SHC title in their history.

# comment - Friday 30 June, 2017

Homeward bound Erasmus still has time to leave a legacy behind at Munster

There’s another transitional period ahead for Munster with Erasmus returning to South Africa at the end of the year, but he can make lasting changes in this pre-season.

# comment - Monday 26 June, 2017

Waterford and Tipperary to take first steps of recovery, tough task for Limerick and the delayed draw

We take a look at the 5 main talking points from today’s All-Ireland SHC Round 1 qualifier draw.

# comment - Sunday 25 June, 2017

Dublin's movement in attack, Westmeath's use of one sweeper and the task facing Kildare

We run through 5 talking points after Dublin’s 4-29 to 0-10 victory over Westmeath in the Leinster semi-final

# comment - Sunday 18 June, 2017

Kevin McStay and Roscommon continue to fall victim to false narratives

Win today and the Rossies will appear in back-to-back Connacht finals for just the second time in the last 25 years.

# comment - Saturday 17 June, 2017

Ex-professionals impress for Kildare, strength of Cian O'Neill's bench and Meath head for the backdoor

We run through 5 talking points after Kildare’s Leinster semi-final win over Meath today.

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