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 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship 2006 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Bank of Ireland All-Ireland Senior Football Championship 2006 begins on Sunday, May 7, 2006.
The All-Ireland Semi-Finals shall be on a Provincial rots basis, initially determined by the Central Council.
If a Provincial Championship winning team is defeated in its Quarter-Final, the team that defeats it shall take its place in the Semi-Final. /wiki/All-Ireland_Senior_Football_Championship_2006   (321 words)

 Gaelic football -
The first Gaelic football rules, showing the influence of hurling and a desire to differentiate from association football — for example in their lack of an offside rule — were drawn up by Maurice Davan and published in the United Ireland magazine on February 7, 1887.
The first reference to any code of football in Ireland occurs in the Statute of Galway of 1527, which allowed the playing of football and archery but banned "hokie' — the hurling of a little ball with sticks or staves" as well as other sports.
Gaelic football (Irish: peil ghaelach) is a form of football played mainly in Ireland where it is the most popular sport. /psypsych/Gaelic_football   (2577 words)

 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship 2005 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The championship concluded on Sunday, September 25, 2005 when Kerry, who were playing in their second consecutive All-Ireland Final, were defeated by Tyrone by 1-16 to 2-10.
The All-Ireland Semi-Finals shall be on a Provincial rots basis, initially determined by the Central Council.
If a Provincial Championship winning team is defeated in its Quarter-Final, the team that defeats it shall take its place in the Semi-Final. /wiki/All-Ireland_Senior_Football_Championship_2005   (338 words)

 News - 1 October 1998
The Folk Footballers is a collection of songs recorded by Padraig Stevens and Leo Moran at the Sunstreet Studio in Tuam to celebrate the participation of the Galway team in the All Ireland Senior football championship final.
Padraig played in the under 16 level, and his father, Paddy Stevens, played for Galway, winning an All Ireland Senior Football Championship medal in the 1930s.
Folk Footballers is available in Mulligans and Zhivago in Galway, and at Music City in Tuam. /news/981001/page27.htm   (414 words)

 Sport - 27 August 1998
All Ireland Senior Football Championship semi final: Galway footballers grow in stature
Fifteen years on a new brand of footballer has finally laid the long wait to rest and Galway are finally back in an All Ireland senior football final.
Galway's senior footballers have broken the barrier that has haunted successive teams since a dreadful day in 1983 when Dublin broke the hearts of the county. /sport/980827/page8.htm   (1053 words)

The GAA have confirmed that the 2006 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Final will not be played on September 24th to avoid a clash with the final day of the Ryder Cup.
GAA President has stated that it was the logical decision to make and that it is highly likely that the hurling anf football finals in 2006 will be played on the first and third Sundays of September namely the 3rd and 17th.
It is not yet clear exactly which date the GAA are going to change the All-Ireland to, however it is likely that it will be on the previous Sunday. /html/fullstory.jsp?newsID=8119&p=g   (171 words)

 Denver Gaels GAA Club - Kingpins of Gaelic Football in the Rockies
The Sam Maguire Cup is awarded to the winners of the All Ireland Senior Football Championship, and was first presented for the 1928 final.
Although Gaelic Football and Hurling are also played in clubs, the highlight is the yearly All Ireland Championships for the 33 county selections (including London as the only foreign participant).
The winners of the All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship are presented with the Liam McCarthy Cup. /gaa.allireland.shtml   (507 words)

 The Kingdom - 2004/09/30: GAA: Kerry’s bluebloods leave Mayo red-faced
Kerry didn’t simply win their 33rd All-Ireland senior football title in Croke Park on Sunday at Mayo’s incalculable cost, they made it their own.
The science was in the manufacture of a half hour of football so perfect that is could be bottled and sold as an elixir whenever GAA folk go queasy at the presumed death of the beautiful game.
Send in the finest footballer of his generation and while you’re thinking about that one, warm up and dispatch one of the country’s most lethal corner forwards just for kicks. /thekingdom/2004/09/30/story14879.asp   (1293 words)

 All-Ireland Semi-final 2003 Tyrone v Kerry
All-Ireland Final appearances don't come along too often for the majority of counties, only Kerry supporters having been able to sample regular trips to the capital city over the years to watch their favourite team battle it out with various opponents for ownership of the most sought-after silverware in the country.
All-Ireland Final fever is spreading fast across the County as a result of Sunday's famous seven-point victory over Kerry at Croke Park and there is a strong belief that the Promised Land is about to be reached by the Red Hands for the first time.
Most Tyrone fans will remember the wonderful mood that dominated the county leading up to the All-Ireland Finals of 1986 and 1995, although the way in which both of those games eventually transpired may not quite conjure up the fondest of memories. /2003/county/senior-championship/tyrone-v-kerry.htm   (6314 words)

She described Maughan as a man of great integrity and vision' and believed it was only a matter of time before he achieved his goal of All-Ireland senior football championship success.
Mayo senior football team manager John Maughan and Noel Connelly, the team captain, were lauded for their achievement in bringing Mayo out of the doldrums of Division Three football to within an ace of the biggest prize in the game.
Maughan described the championship year as an uplifting personal experience' despite the sadness of not achieving their goal by the narrowest of margins. /Mayo/News/ConnTel/9611Nov/96Nov20/MryEllen.htm   (1276 words)

 Ireland Information Guide , Irish, Counties, Facts, Statistics, Tourism, Culture, How
His name is chiefly remembered as the title given to the cup for the All-Ireland Senior Gaelic Football Championship.
Samuel ("Sam") Maguire (1879 - February 6, 1927) was born in the town land of Mallabraca near the town of Dunmanway in West Cork, Ireland, into a well-respected Church of Ireland family.
In 1907 Sam went into the administration of the London GAA, becoming the Chairman of the London County Board and a regular delegate to the Annual Congress of the GAA He finally became a trustee of Croke Park. /Sam_Maguire   (237 words)

 Kerry GAA Scene -3 August '01
The game will be played as a curtain-raiser to the Meath and Westmeath All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Quarter-final.
Jimmy was the first to bring an All-Ireland Minor Handball title to Kerry and he was also the doubles partner to Paddy Downey and the famous handball duo won many All-Ireland Senior Doubles titles.
The first round of the Molyneaux Cup, the B County Football Championship, will be played on Friday, August 3 at 7.30 pm and the second and the last round will be played on Friday, August 17 and 24. /old/gaascene3-8-01.htm   (2228 words)

 Soccer Players Encyclopedia
Paul has won most major football tournaments including the Champions League, the European Championship (1972), and the World Cup (1974.) Breitner is five times Bundesliga champion (1972, 1973, 1974, 1980, 1981) and has twice won the Spanish Primera Division (1975, 1976).
He is considered a pioneer of African football and is one of the first players from the continent to get recognition in Europe.
Yashin was the only keeper ever to be awarded with the Golden Ball as top European footballer. /players/encyclopedia.php   (3506 words)

 Football Manager 2005 (PC) - Review - Football Manager 2005
Football Manager 2005 has been created by the team behind the Championship Manager series, and whilst they no longer have the rights to use the brand name, the actual game’s origins are never in question.
There’s little point beating about the bush, Football Manager 2005 is a staggering achievement and the finest football management game ever to appear on any format.
Make no mistake, for any armchair football fan who has ever dreamed of taking their team to glory, Football Manager 2005 will rob them of months of their life. /pc-game/football-manager-2005-pc/1004182   (532 words)

 World Cup Football News: August 2005
These three countries, plus a host of would-be footballing powers from the region, were understandably determined to put on a better show ahead of the 2006 finals, not least because the greatest sporting event on the planet takes place in Germany, offering easy access for millions of their supporters.
Although neighbours, the economic, social and footballing differences between the two could hardly be more pronounced and recent clashes between the two heavyweights of the CONCACAF region have thrown up some tense and dramatic games.
Eriksson's lucrative contract with the Football Association runs until 2008 but the pressure on the Swede has been mounting since England's 4-1 friendly defeat by Denmark. /footballblog/2005_08_01_archive.html   (10389 words)

 All-Ireland Senior Football Championshipfootball Information
Whilst it often refers to Gaelic football, the word "football" is also used when referring to Association football, particularly at the international level (as in the Football Association of Ireland the official national body) and also with a large number of Association football clubs using the initials "FC" (Football Club) in their name.
The first reference to football in Ireland occurs in the Statute of Galway of 1527, which allowed the playing of football and archery but banned ''"'hokie' - the hurling of a little ball with sticks or staves"'' as well as other sports.
In Scotland, football was banned by James I of ScotlandJames I in 1424 and by James II of ScotlandJames II in 1457. /All-Ireland_Senior_Football_Championshipfootball.html   (6304 words)

 An Riocht Senior Football News - 2004
With the senior footballers involved in preseason training three times a week, the seconds and thirds players take to the field for the first time in the town on Sunday at 1:30pm for a practice match.
The seniors gave a great display against Ballyholland at Ballymartin on Sunday winning our first playoff game but it was too little for us to rescue our first division status.
Ulster Football League An Riocht v Edendork (Tyrone) 10/03/2005 /anriocht/football/senior.htm   (4110 words)

 FAIreland: Football Association of Ireland
Since then he has gone on to become Ireland¹s record scorer at that level and is now rewarded by being called up into the Ireland Senior squad for the first time for the game this evening.
A clever footballer with a ferocious shot, he is comfortable playing on either wing, though has been largely used by Ireland on the right side.
The year 1998 was a particularly memorable one for him as he won his first B cap against Northern Ireland at Tolka Park in February, that summer he helped the Ireland Under-18s to success in the European Championships and that November he made his Ireland Under-21 debut against Yugoslavia in Snederevo. /irelandfa/profiles.htm   (3995 words)

 Lifting the cup - Indymedia Ireland
At around five o'clock tomorrow evening the captain of the winning team in the 2005 All-Ireland senior football championship will lift the Sam Maguire cup.
Sam Maguire was a Protestant from County Cork who captained the London Hibernians gaelic football team in at least three All Ireland senior football finals.
It was modeled on the "Ardagh Chalice" one of Ireland's national treasures which is dated to the 9th century, the silver bronze alloy body has exceptional gold filagree work amd was found according to legend in 1847 the year of Ireland's "great famine" by a young boy searching for potatoes. /newswire.php?story_id=72150   (897 words)

 Hoganstand - National GAA Football & Hurling
Mickey Harte’s men had weathered the early storm and their dynamic, enigmatic play left them deservedly ahead with 35 minutes left in the 2005 All-Ireland senior football championship.
Tyrone won a pulsating 2005 All-Ireland SFC final to cap their amazing ten-game odyssey by bringing Sam Maguire home to the O’Neill County for the second time in three years.
That was the last score of an epic All-Ireland final in which Tyrone proved beyond all reasonable doubt that they are the best team in the country. /ArticleForm.aspx?ID=51853   (1719 words)

 Football: Sligo v Kildare - Events in County Kildare, Ireland
Football: Sligo v Kildare - Events in County Kildare, Ireland /events/typedetails.asp?EvID=1776   (10 words)

 Kerry GAA Online
The Kerry Club in Boston Senior Football Team put in a highly spirited performance as they went down to red hot favourites, Aidan McAnsepie's on the score of 0-14 to 0-10 in their last game of the season on Sunday last.
After last weekend's Round 9 games of the Credit Union County Senior Football League the positions of the teams on the table have assumed a very important and crucial significance.
The age group catered for is from 7 to 14 year olds and the cost per person for the football and hurling camps is €40, €30 for the second member of the same family and €25 for each additional member of the same family. /gaascene/wocarticles/12-Aug-04.htm   (3280 words)

 The Kingdom - 2004/07/21: Kerry clash put back to weekend of August 14/15
KERRY’S chances of advancing to this year’s Bank Of Ireland All-Ireland senior football championship semi-final have been given a major boost as news broke late on Monday that their quarter final outing has been deferred for a week and will now take place on weekend of August 14/15.
So with the All-Ireland semi-final pairings seeing Ulster face Connacht and Munster play Leinster, the GAC has decided to put the All-Ireland quarter finals back a week to the weekends of August 7/8 and August 14/15.
County Chairman Sean Walsh said he was pleased in the context of the injury situation. /thekingdom/2004/07/21/story14157.asp   (380 words)

GAA: All Ireland Qualifier Round 2 - Fermanagh 0-16 Cavan 1-10 — A rejuvenated Fermanagh lifted themselves from the bitter disappointment of defeat against Down in the Ulster Championship semifinal to claim a place in Round 3 of the All-Ireland Senior Football championship qualifiers by defeating Cavan at Brewster Park on Sunday.
One of Northern Ireland’s most senior judges has called for an inquiry into how a part-time soldier with mental problems was given back his personal protection weapon which he then used to kill a man in an hotel bar in Fivemiletown.
Fixed cameras are to be installed in four locations in Fermanagh over the next few years as police clamp down on speeding. /archive/2003-07-03/frontpage.html   (136 words)

 The Ladies Gaelic Football Association of Ireland - News
The Dublin team, adorned in their new Elverys jerseys, assembled proudly behind their new corporate sponsor’s banner for the official team photograph in O’Moore Park, Portlaoise on Saturday, as they participated in their third consecutive All-Ireland Senior Ladies Football Championship Semi-Final, broadcast live on TG4.
Alas, Galway (2-10), the reigning All-Ireland champions, overwhelmed Dublin (0-7) in a superb display of football.
Elverys Sports — Proud sponsors of Dublin Ladies Football. /news/newnews1274.htm   (301 words)

 Terrace Talk Ireland -Article List Page 1
Its 100 years since Kerry won their first ever All-Ireland senior football championship and through all those decades the county has produced some of the greatest footballing familys Ireland has ever seen.
Read of how the Gaelic Athletic Association became and the sports it represents became one of Ireland's greatest passions.
Written by Weeshie Fogarty the history of Croke Park tracks the origins of Ireland's top sporting venue. /article-list.htm   (294 words)

 Articles - GAA
On 16 April 2005 the GAA´s congress voted to suspend its Rule 42 ban on "foreign games" to enable the Football Association of Ireland and the Irish Rugby Football Union to play their international fixures at Croke Park while the Lansdowne Roadstadium is being rebuilt.
Since the 1960s, GAA has allowed its flagship stadium, Croke Park, to be used for International rules football — a compromise between Gaelic football and Australian rules — in matches between Ireland and Australia.
The organisation is based, both functionally and in terms of competition, on the traditional parishes and counties of Ireland. /articles/GAA   (1096 words)

 Welecome to The Connaught Telegraph On-Line
Magnificent, Brilliant, Fantastic, Colossal, call it what you like, Mayo's win over Monaghan in the All-Ireland senior football championship final in Croke Park on Sunday last was their best ever.
The girls met this challenge head-on and by the end of the game, their courage, determination, passion and never-say-die attitude, was just enough to regain the All-Ireland crown and bring back the Brendan Martin cup to the county for the third time.
Yes, winning their first All-Ireland in 1999 was special, as was putting back to back titles the following year. /article-detail.asp?article_id=1125   (1043 words)

 2005 Down GAA - Passing of Former Down "Great" - 1960's All Ireland Winner Pat Rice
In 1966 Pat was captain of the Down Junior Team, which was defeated by Cork in the All-Ireland final.
Gaels throughout Down and further afield were saddened to learn of the sudden death of former 1960’s All Ireland winner Pat Rice.
Pat enjoyed his county career with Down and his All-Ireland successes but there was nothing he wouldn’t do for his beloved club — Castlewellan GAC. /downgaa/general/news/2005/may_6th3.htm   (401 words)

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