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All-Stars for Lee and Aidan, YFOTY for Diarmuid

Photo: Gaelicplayers.com The 2015 All-Star bash is currently underway and this year’s All-Star football team was announced a short time ago. For a change, there wasn’t a single surprise in this year’s awards and, as expected, we’ve got two players on the team – Lee Keegan at wing-back and Aidan O’Shea at full-forward. It’s Lee’s third All-Star award, cementing his […]

Seven All-Star nominees for us

Photo: GAA Time for some light relief, I reckon. The list of nominees – 45 in all – for this year’s GAA/GPA Football All-Stars was released overnight and we’ve seven players on the list. Chris Barrett, Keith Higgins, Lee Keegan, Tom Parsons, Diarmuid O’Connor, Aidan O’Shea and Cillian O’Connor all make this year’s shortlist. In addition, Diarmuid has, as expected, […]

Six All-Star nominations for us

The nominations list for this year’s All-Stars was published earlier this morning. We’ve got six on it this year – Colm Boyle, Keith Higgins, Lee Keegan, Aidan and Seamus O’Shea and Cillian O’Connor – and the list features ten different counties. Kerry, as you’d expect, lead the way with eleven, Donegal and Dublin both have nine, Monaghan have four, Armagh […]

All-Star selection doubly cruel on Cillian

Photo: @officialgaa Every year the All-Star awards never fail to cause controversy and tonight’s version was no exception. While the first fourteen gongs in the football awards went in the direction expected (from our perspective, Ger Cafferkey losing out to Dublin’s Rory O’Carroll was a bit disappointing but it wasn’t a surprise), there proved to be a sting in the […]

Andy’s interview + first look at possible All-Stars

I happened to be in the car last night when Andy Moran’s interview with Oisin Langan on Newstalk’s  Off The Ball show was on. Andy was his usual forthright self and despite showing plenty of obvious disappointment over Sunday’s latest near-miss with Sam he was also bullish about the future. He was asked about whether or not James Horan was […]