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Waterford took a massive step towards the TG4 Munster SFC final as Eimear Fennell’s first-half goal helped them to victory

TG4 MUNSTER SENIOR FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP Waterford 1-12 Kerry 2-4 By DECLAN ROONEY At Cusack Park, Ennis Waterford took a massive step towards the TG4 Munster SFC final as Eimear Fennell’s first-half goal helped them to victory after a pulsating encounter at Cusack Park. Louise Ní Mhuircheartaigh bagged a goal in each half and had a late penalty brilliantly saved by Rosie Landers, but a run of seven unanswered points after the break meant Waterford had enough for the win. Six days on from the Lidl NFL Division 2 final meeting between the sides, there was no defensive set-up on show for...

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LADIES FOOTBALL PREVIEWS: TG4 Championship commences in Munster and Connacht

Saturday May 11:   TG4 Munster SFC – Kerry v Waterford; Cusack Park, Ennis (5.0).   Waterford ran riot against Kerry at Parnell Park last Sunday, scoring 5-13 to land the Lidl NFL Division 2 crown. It was a significant psychological blow struck by the Déise ahead of the TG4 Championship start and the big question now is can they replicate that? Kerry will have been hurting all week and surely desperate for the chance to make swift amends. It’s not often that sport presents the opportunity to right the wrongs of defeat to a previous opponent within a...

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2019 LGFA Gaelic4Teens Programme proves a huge hit with 16 participating clubs in 10 counties

The Ladies Gaelic Football Association’s 2019 Gaelic4Teens programme has proven hugely successful in 16 clubs representing ten counties. The programme drew to a close with a spectacular Festival day at the GAA’s National Games Development Centre in Abbotstown on Monday, May 6. Participating clubs visited the impressive venue for a series of 7-a-side games, while they also picked up valuable tips and coaching expertise from LGFA Gaelic4Teens ambassadors Cliodhna O’Connor, Dublin’s 2010 TG4 All-Ireland senior championship winning goalkeeper, Mayo’s Fiona McHale, Tipperary native Sinéad Delahunty, Wicklow’s Jackie Kinch and Monaghan’s Sharon Courtney. The National Development Centre was a hub of activity...

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Down Ladies Newsletter

SENIORS Training continues for the ladies and they are also entering the crooked lake triathlon. The ladies will enter two relay teams to Camlough Triathlon on 1st June 2019. Their aim is to raise funds for Down LGFA and KBRT, a charity close to the hearts of the team and the county. MINORS The girls beat Tyrone in Emyvale on Monday bank holiday! They now progress to the final against Antrim. Playing against a very physical Tyrone side the girls took a while to settle. Once they got going, they played some really great football and wore down the...

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Cork manager Ephie Fitzgerald believes his county have been given the lift they need as they overwhelmed Galway to earn another Lidl NFL Division 1 title

LIDL NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE DIVISION 1 FINAL Cork 1-12 Galway 2-7 By DARAGH SMALL Cork manager Ephie Fitzgerald believes his county have been given the lift they need as they overwhelmed Galway to earn another Lidl NFL Division 1 title. Following back-to-back wins over reigning TG4 All-Ireland champions Dublin in their last two games, Cork were crowned league champions for a 12th time in Parnell Park. Having won their first title in 2005 and completing five-in-a-row between 2013 and 2017, Fitzgerald’s side reclaimed their throne. Substitute Saoirse Noonan scored the crucial goal in a victory that also moved Cork one ahead of Munster rivals...

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