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Joe Kernan inducted into Gaelic Writers’ Association (GWA) Hall of Fame

On Friday might Joe Kernan was inducted into the Gaelic Writers’ Association (GWA) Hall of Fame.

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Champions Cross Classic Response

Armagh Senior Football Championship Final Crossmaglen Rangers 2-18 Ballymacnab 2-09 When Jack Grugan flicked a dropping short Gavin McParland ’45’ over the crossbar to put the underdogs Ballymacnab five points clear 2-8 to 9 points, eight minutes in the second…

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Kilcoo Minors turned in a solid second half performance

Four all at half-time with Burren playing slightly the more attractive football, Kilcoo turned in a solid second half performance to run out convincing victors long before Anthony Morgan’s superb fifty-fifth minute goal.

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Another football feast is expected

The telling difference 12 months on in this Armagh Senior Football Final repeat is that underdogs Ballymacnab are still seeking to win their first title and if achieved, they deny champions Crossmaglen Rangers a 45th crown. Patrons will be hoping…

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Down GAA mourns loss of Eamon Burns

By Diarmúid Pepper Down GAA is in mourning following the sudden and untimely passing of footballing legend Eamonn Burns at the age of 56.

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Oisin’s Double Strike Sinks Maghery

Armagh Senior Football Championship semi-final Crossmaglen Rangers 2-9 Maghery 0-8 A factor in the second leg of the semi-final double header would be how both sides would cope with the extra half hour delay caused by the draw and extra-time…

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Granemore nabbed in extra time

Armagh Senior Football Championship semi-final Ballymacnab 0-16 Granemore 0-13 (AET) When Cormac Gribben pointed a quickly taken Brian McCone free with 9 minutes left on the clock it looked as if leaders Ballymacnab were heading for a second successive County…

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GAA Young Player of the Year and All-Star nomination for Rian O’Neill coupled with All-Star nomination for Jarleth Óg Burns

Fresh from picking up their Irish News All-Star awards Armagh’s young stars Jarlath Óg Burns and Rian Ó Neill have been further rewarded as nominees for the PwC All-Star football awards. Rian has also been shortlisted along with Kerry duo…

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Championship Previews

Another derby hurdle for Ballymacnab Armagh Senior Championship Semi-Finals Sat Oct 5 @5pm Athletic Grounds: Ballymacnab v Granemore If Ballymacnab are to qualify for successive County Finals, they will have to overcome near neighbours and arch rivals Granemore. Essentially this…

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Burns outlines aspirations for GAA Presidential bid

By Diarmúid Pepper Armagh GAA has proposed Jarlath Burns to be the next president of the GAA.