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# Gooch
Kerry legend Colm Cooper joins Dr Crokes management team for 2021
Gooch has undertaken a new role at his Killarney-based club.
# Croker Classic
When Dublin came close, Declan and Gooch starred for Kerry and an All-Ireland semi-final cracker
In this week’s episode of Warriors, the GAA podcast for The42 members, we took a closer look at the 2007 All-Ireland semi-final.
# Sportswriting
Late nights, dark places, and knowing when to pull back - The Art of Ghostwriting
We talk to Vincent Hogan, Paul Kimmage, Christy O’Connor, Keith Duggan and Dion Fanning about what goes into writing a sports autobiography.
# Kingdom Legend
'It’s a conversation we have to have with Colm but he has a huge amount to offer'
It was a tough afternoon for Colm Cooper on what may be his final outing as a player in Croke Park.
# Tune in
A new Laochra Gael series, Jump Girls racing documentary, live rugby and soccer coverage
The spring sporting schedules of TG4 and Virgin Media One were released today.
# Walking Away
Farewell - 28 inter-county footballers who called it a day in 2017
Some big names bowed out over the last twelve months.
# Drive
"He’s pushing my buttons now... ‘Come on to f**k Gooch, we’ll do a bit extra'"
In this extract from his autobiography, Colm Cooper pays tribute to the attitude and passion of Kerry team-mate Declan O’Sullivan.
# in the spotlight
Brewing up a storm - 12 GAA controversies that hit the headlines in 2017
The Super 8s, Diarmuid Connolly and Davy Fitzgerald all hit the headlines this year.
# Through the lens
Gooch glory and Cluxton consoles Cavanagh - 21 of the best pics from A Season Of Sundays 2017
Sportsfile have released their annual collection of images chronicling the GAA season.
# Routine Win
Commanding midfield display from Johnny Buckley leads Dr Crokes into Munster final
Colm Cooper hit 0-9 for the reigning All-Ireland champions.
# defending champs
Dr Crokes survive slow start to beat Clonmel despite the absence of Colm Cooper
Cooper missed out through injury.
# Kerry Gold
Cooper cameo helps Crokes to hard-fought title as South Kerry rue missed chances
The Killarney side came out on top in an entertaining decider.
# No Crokes without fire
'Never in my wildest dreams did I think I'd play in 10 county finals': Gooch chasing 7th Kerry medal
‘I feel honoured and I feel privileged, because not everybody has that opportunity,’ says Colm Cooper.
# backing
Páraic Duffy's comments 'mealy-mouthed and small' - Galvin wades in on Gooch's testimonial debate
The former Footballer of the Year says he will fully support his old team-mate’s decision.
# Gooch
'It's against the ethos of the GAA': Association won't support Gooch dinner, says Duffy
Colm Cooper’s planned testimonial does not breach any GAA rules, said Director General Paraic Duffy.
# On to the next one
Cheeky free-kick goal for Cooper as All-Ireland champs Dr Crokes storm into another Kerry final
The Gooch hit 1-3 as his side booked their seventh county final spot in nine years.
# Back and forth
Joe Brolly 'stands by every word' of criticism of Gooch's testimonial dinner
Colm Cooper said that the pundit had apologised for his comments on The Late Late Show last night, but Brolly wrote otherwise on Twitter.
# Gooch
'Was the sledging actively promoted within the Tyrone dressing room? Only they can answer that'
Colm Cooper on the “anti-football stuff” that went on when Tyrone and Kerry clashed in the last decade.
# Breaking New Ground
'It hasn't been done for anyone of amateur status' - Gooch set for testimonial dinner
The event will take place in Dublin in late October.
# Kingdom Hotseat
Give Fitzmaurice time to decide on future and trust his judgement on Kerry youngsters
Colm Cooper believes Kerry may be facing into a rebuilding project of a few years.
# club wrap
0-6 for Cooper as Dr Crokes lift Kerry club title, while Cushendall edge out Loughgiel in Antrim
It was a busy day of club action across the country.
# twitterati
Anthony Joshua to line out for Tyrone and rowing for Game of Thrones - it's tweets of the week
Also featuring Brian O’Driscoll and Eoin Larkin.
# Last Eight
All-Ireland club kingpins to face 2016 intermediate winners in Kerry quarter-final
Dr Crokes will take on Kenmare Shamrocks.
# gooch the pundit
'I don’t get a kick out of sticking in the knife': Gooch hoping to bring 'something different' to TV punditry
Colm Cooper has been discussing his decision to sign on with The Sunday Game.
# pundit
You'll be seeing a lot more of Colm Cooper on your TV screens this summer
The former Kerry star has signed up with The Sunday Game for the 2017 season.
# the joe show
'I certainly don't lie awake at night thinking about what Joe Brolly is going to say about me'
Colm Cooper laughed off Brolly’s suggestions that he “didn’t have that warrior spirit needed to turn games around.”
# zingers
The writing on Ian Madigan's wall and let Gooch be Gooch - It's Comments of the Week
Did you make the cut?
# League champs
Dublin monkey off Kerry's back and the modest Cooper is irreplaceable
Donnchadh Walsh savoured Kerry ending their losing run against Dublin.
# War of Words
'I'm sure Colm must be cringing himself, it was like the death of Lady Diana'
Joe Brolly isn’t impressed by the media’s supposed ‘eulogising’ of Kerry legend Colm Cooper.
# Twitter Me This
Conor McGregor's flip-down sunnies - It's the sporting tweets of the week
Brian O’Driscoll pays tribute to Gooch while Paul McGrath paid tribute to the Irish women’s football team.
# the Gooch
The greatest, a leader, intelligence - the Dr Crokes insight after Cooper's Kerry retirement
The Kerry great brought the curtain down on his inter-county career this week.
# you said it
DJ's amateur mistake and infamous bust going to Niall Quinn's head - It's Comments of the Week
Did you make the cut?
# Final Countdown
Plotting Colm Cooper's remarkable career through his 10 All-Ireland finals
‘The Gooch’ made a habit of producing the goods when the Sam Maguire was on the line.
# It's Quizness time
Quiz: How well do you know the great Kerry football career of Colm 'The Gooch' Cooper?
The 33-year-old announced his retirement today.
# Next Level
Touch of class: 13 goals that sum up what Colm Cooper was all about
Left foot, right foot, lobs, high balls, low balls. ‘The Gooch’ had it all in his locker.
# Time to go
'The best ever', 'top class', 'the greatest of all time' - tributes paid as the Gooch retires
Tomás Ó Sé, Alan Brogan, David Moran and Kieran O’Leary amongst those to praise the greatness of Colm Cooper.
# the Gooch
Colm Cooper retires after brilliant Kerry football career
The 33-year-old won four All-Ireland senior medals with the county.
# Decision time
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.
# Croker Kings
Cooper goal helps Dr Crokes end 25-year wait for All-Ireland title with win over Slaughtneil
The Derry champions finished with 14 men.
# Paddy's Day deciders
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.