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# player-watch - Monday 13 September, 2021

5 final moments that highlighted Morgan's role as Tyrone's playmaker
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5 final moments that highlighted Morgan's role as Tyrone's playmaker

Sep 13th 2021, 6:20 PM 7,152 Views 7 Comments

The Red Hand goalkeeper gave a masterclass against Mayo.

# player-watch - Monday 30 August, 2021

3 crucial plays when Tyrone turned over Kerry and caused havoc on the counter
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3 crucial plays when Tyrone turned over Kerry and caused havoc on the counter

Aug 30th 2021, 7:47 PM 13,519 Views 7 Comments

We assess how Tyrone used a narrow defence and fast transition game to upset the Kingdom in the All-Ireland semi-final.

# player-watch - Monday 23 August, 2021

5 magic moments that summed up Cian Lynch's All-Ireland final tour de force
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5 magic moments that summed up Cian Lynch's All-Ireland final tour de force

Aug 23rd 2021, 8:00 PM 43,601 Views 35 Comments

Cian Lynch was the conductor of the Limerick orchestra in the All-Ireland final.

# player-watch - Monday 16 August, 2021

Why Keegan's return to half-back was the catalyst for Mayo's win over Dublin
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Why Keegan's return to half-back was the catalyst for Mayo's win over Dublin

Aug 16th 2021, 6:55 PM 15,261 Views 12 Comments

Lee Keegan was instrumental after his release from the full-back line.

# player-watch - Monday 26 July, 2021

Why Mayo's third quarter blitz of Galway suggests there's more to come
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Why Mayo's third quarter blitz of Galway suggests there's more to come

Jul 26th 2021, 9:45 PM 21,148 Views 16 Comments

Matthew Ruane typified Mayo’s energy in the second period of yesterday’s Connacht SFC final.

# player-watch - Tuesday 20 July, 2021

The key moments in tense finale when Monaghan's leader won the Ulster semi-final
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The key moments in tense finale when Monaghan's leader won the Ulster semi-final

Jul 20th 2021, 8:46 PM 4,784 Views 1 Comment

When Armagh moved two points ahead in the 63rd minute, Conor McManus took over.

# player-watch - Tuesday 6 July, 2021

How Galway's attacking corner-back hurt Roscommon at both ends of the pitch
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How Galway's attacking corner-back hurt Roscommon at both ends of the pitch

Jul 6th 2021, 7:35 AM 7,823 Views 2 Comments

Sean Kelly held Conor Cox scoreless and set-up both the Galway goals.

# player-watch - Monday 28 June, 2021

How Mayo forwards are sharing attacking duties without O'Connor
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How Mayo forwards are sharing attacking duties without O'Connor

Jun 28th 2021, 6:37 PM 5,716 Views 0 Comments

The win over Sligo showed how the Mayo attack might look for the rest of 2021.

# player-watch - Monday 31 May, 2021

Irish rugby's loss is Dublin football's gain as 'fine athlete' Tyrrell lights up the league
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Irish rugby's loss is Dublin football's gain as 'fine athlete' Tyrrell lights up the league

May 31st 2021, 8:30 PM 6,209 Views 0 Comments

Hannah Tyrrell has made an outstanding return to inter-county football.

# player-watch - Monday 24 May, 2021

Inside the goal chances Con O'Callaghan scored and created against Kerry
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Inside the goal chances Con O'Callaghan scored and created against Kerry

May 24th 2021, 8:12 PM 6,024 Views 0 Comments

Whether it was backdoor cuts, high deliveries or runs to the back post, the Dublin star caused havoc.

# player-watch - Monday 17 May, 2021

New era of attack in Tyrone and how the latest gifted forward to emerge scored 0-10 off scraps
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New era of attack in Tyrone and how the latest gifted forward to emerge scored 0-10 off scraps

May 17th 2021, 8:21 PM 20,806 Views 1 Comment

We take a look at Paul Donaghy’s performance in their narrow defeat to Donegal on Saturday.

# player-watch - Monday 14 December, 2020

12 points and 21 tackles - How the Hegarty and Morrissey double act took down Waterford
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12 points and 21 tackles - How the Hegarty and Morrissey double act took down Waterford

Dec 14th 2020, 8:01 PM 27,603 Views 30 Comments

Gearoid Hegarty and Tom Morrissey led the way for Limerick with and without the ball in the All-Ireland decider.

# player-watch - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

Puck-out battle highlights Galway's struggles in defeat to Limerick
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Puck-out battle highlights Galway's struggles in defeat to Limerick

Dec 1st 2020, 7:35 AM 14,576 Views 22 Comments

Five Limerick scores came directly off Galway keeper Eanna Murphy’s restarts.

# player-watch - Tuesday 3 November, 2020

How Patton's kick-outs became Donegal's attacking launchpad
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How Patton's kick-outs became Donegal's attacking launchpad

Nov 3rd 2020, 7:05 AM 6,135 Views 1 Comment

We take a closer look at the Donegal netminder’s performance in Ballybofey on Sunday.

# player-watch - Monday 19 October, 2020

Analysing McKenna's debut, AFL influence on his game and why Tyrone fans should be excited
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Analysing McKenna's debut, AFL influence on his game and why Tyrone fans should be excited

Updated Oct 19th 2020, 3:00 PM 22,771 Views 2 Comments

Conor McKenna scored 1-2 and set-up 1-1 on his first senior appearance for his county.

# player-watch - Monday 9 March, 2020

Whelan and Concannon thriving as Galway move towards new style under O'Neill
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Whelan and Concannon thriving as Galway move towards new style under O'Neill

Mar 9th 2020, 8:02 PM 8,299 Views 7 Comments

Conor Whelan and Brian Concannon played key roles in Galway’s win over Tipperary yesterday.

# player-watch - Wednesday 12 February, 2020

How Joyce's belief and freedom turned Galway's most gifted attacker into force to be reckoned with
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How Joyce's belief and freedom turned Galway's most gifted attacker into force to be reckoned with

Feb 12th 2020, 1:25 PM 9,976 Views 24 Comments

We take a closer look at Shane Walsh’s display against Donegal and why he’s thriving under Padraic Joyce.

# player-watch - Monday 27 January, 2020

How Kerry rejuvenated former Footballer of the Year with 'link man' role in attack
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How Kerry rejuvenated former Footballer of the Year with 'link man' role in attack

Updated Jan 27th 2020, 9:30 PM 28,567 Views 27 Comments

James O’Donoghue enjoyed a return to form for the Kingdom against Dublin.

# player-watch - Monday 16 September, 2019

40 possessions, scored 0-4, 33 passes completed - Dublin's playmaker dominates replay
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40 possessions, scored 0-4, 33 passes completed - Dublin's playmaker dominates replay

Sep 16th 2019, 8:32 PM 12,795 Views 9 Comments

We take a closer look at Ciaran Kilkenny’s man-of-the-match display on Saturday night against Kerry.

# player-watch - Monday 2 September, 2019

Scored 1-3 and forced 8 turnovers - inside Jack McCaffrey's All-Ireland final tour de force
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Scored 1-3 and forced 8 turnovers - inside Jack McCaffrey's All-Ireland final tour de force

Sep 2nd 2019, 8:00 PM 23,848 Views 28 Comments

The Clontarf flyer picked up man-of-the-match honours in the final for the second time in his career.

# player-watch - Monday 19 August, 2019

The dynamic duo in the Tipp defence that lorded the skies against Kilkenny
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The dynamic duo in the Tipp defence that lorded the skies against Kilkenny

Aug 19th 2019, 5:10 PM 20,568 Views 9 Comments

Both aged 23, Ronan Maher and Barry Heffernan enjoyed vastly different career trajectories but shone on the big stage yesterday.

# player-watch - Monday 12 August, 2019

Breaking down Paul Mannion's masterclass for Dublin against Mayo
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Breaking down Paul Mannion's masterclass for Dublin against Mayo

Aug 12th 2019, 3:00 PM 25,760 Views 106 Comments

The Kilmacud Crokes forward scored five points and was heavily involved in Dublin’s spell of dominance after half-time.

# player-watch - Monday 29 July, 2019

Sheedy's mid-game switch of McGrath that turned the tide in Tipperary's favour
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Sheedy's mid-game switch of McGrath that turned the tide in Tipperary's favour

Jul 29th 2019, 5:48 PM 13,678 Views 12 Comments

Man-of-the-match Noel McGrath gave a brilliant mix of style and substance following his move to midfield.

# player-watch - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

How the irrepressible Ryan McHugh torched the Kerry defence from deep
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How the irrepressible Ryan McHugh torched the Kerry defence from deep

Jul 23rd 2019, 1:24 PM 18,259 Views 22 Comments

The Kilcar flyer was directly responsible for 1-8 in one of his greatest ever displays in the Donegal jersey.

# player-watch - Monday 15 July, 2019

Just 18 months into his Kerry career, this is already David Clifford's team
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Just 18 months into his Kerry career, this is already David Clifford's team

Jul 15th 2019, 9:50 PM 45,517 Views 65 Comments

The heir to Colm Cooper’s throne, Clifford shone on the big stage once again.

# player-watch - Monday 24 June, 2019

Michael Murphy's influence on Donegal runs far deeper than scores and assists
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Michael Murphy's influence on Donegal runs far deeper than scores and assists

Jun 24th 2019, 6:45 PM 15,713 Views 7 Comments

We take a closer look at Murphy’s impact in yesterday’s Ulster final.

# player-watch - Monday 17 June, 2019

'My family were all here today. I saw them out there after - all delighted, all mad Rossies'
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'My family were all here today. I saw them out there after - all delighted, all mad Rossies'

Jun 17th 2019, 6:27 PM 12,591 Views 2 Comments

Conor Cox has scored 1-40 for Roscommon this season after transferring from Kerry.

# player-watch - Monday 10 June, 2019

Even in defeat, TJ Reid gave one of his greatest ever displays yesterday
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Even in defeat, TJ Reid gave one of his greatest ever displays yesterday

Jun 10th 2019, 1:53 PM 10,348 Views 13 Comments

Kilkenny’s talisman almost dragged his team over the line with a sublime haul of 2-11 against Galway at Nowlan Park.

# player-watch - Saturday 18 May, 2019

'He is as talented as there has been in the last 20 years in hurling' - The reinvention of Bubbles O'Dwyer
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'He is as talented as there has been in the last 20 years in hurling' - The reinvention of Bubbles O'Dwyer

May 18th 2019, 9:00 AM 15,453 Views 10 Comments

A closer look at how Tipperary boss Liam Sheedy has gotten the best out of mercurial forward John O’Dwyer.

# player-watch - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

Inside O'Shea's dominant midfield display and his growing partnership with Ruane
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Inside O'Shea's dominant midfield display and his growing partnership with Ruane

Apr 2nd 2019, 5:45 PM 9,594 Views 13 Comments

Mayo’s centre-field pair were hugely influential in their Division 1 final defeat of Kerry.

# player-watch - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

Player Watch: How Tyrone turned McShane into full-forward wrecking ball
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Player Watch: How Tyrone turned McShane into full-forward wrecking ball

Mar 26th 2019, 2:56 PM 8,783 Views 1 Comment

Cathal McShane has scored 1-11 in his last four games but his contribution runs far deeper than that.

# player-watch - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

Player Watch: Davy Fitz converts former Wexford forward into brilliantly effective sweeper
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Player Watch: Davy Fitz converts former Wexford forward into brilliantly effective sweeper

Mar 12th 2019, 4:31 PM 9,865 Views 2 Comments

Kevin Foley has assumed the key position in defence this season.

# player-watch - Monday 4 March, 2019

Player Watch: How Kerry made a reborn Tommy Walsh the focal point of their attack
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Player Watch: How Kerry made a reborn Tommy Walsh the focal point of their attack

Mar 4th 2019, 7:40 PM 35,162 Views 51 Comments

The former AFL player scored four points against Monaghan to continue his strong start to the season.

# player-watch - Monday 25 February, 2019

Player Watch: Inside Padraig Walsh's superb performance at midfield against Tipperary
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Player Watch: Inside Padraig Walsh's superb performance at midfield against Tipperary

Feb 25th 2019, 5:16 PM 9,892 Views 6 Comments

We take a closer look at Walsh’s impact yesterday during Kilkenny’s Division 1A victory in Semple Stadium.

# player-watch - Saturday 30 May, 2015

O'Connell powerless to prevent Munster career ending in defeat
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O'Connell powerless to prevent Munster career ending in defeat

May 30th 2015, 9:03 PM 22,681 Views 42 Comments

The 35-year-old lock signed off with a Pro12 loss in his last game for Munster.

# player-watch - Friday 7 November, 2014

What shape is the Ireland squad in a week out from the Scotland qualifier?
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What shape is the Ireland squad in a week out from the Scotland qualifier?

Nov 7th 2014, 5:08 PM 12,287 Views 12 Comments

Martin O’Neill will be keeping a close eye on this weekend’s matches ahead of another huge fixture.

# player-watch - Saturday 24 August, 2013

Trap casts his eye on Long and Coleman ahead of Ireland squad announcement
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Trap casts his eye on Long and Coleman ahead of Ireland squad announcement

Aug 24th 2013, 3:36 PM 1,772 Views 8 Comments

The veteran manager is at Goodison Park today.