Your guide to all the Championship action, with the opinions and analysis of some of the greatest players in the game.

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Power Rankings: Week Fifteen

Sep 23rd

It wasn't a classic but Dublin are champions after grinding out a win over Mayo — and Jim Gavin’s side finish up the season top of the list

by Shane Stapleton

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Dubs stop blinking first

Sep 22nd

Dublin didn't produce their best in a game that failed to live up to the hype - but this group of players will be remembered as greats now

by Shane Stapleton

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Talk can be both cheap and costly

Sep 20th

Shane Stapleton speaks with our GAA ambassadors about dealing with the media and how sometimes less is more

by Shane Stapleton

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Ambassador Predictions: Week Fifteen

Sep 19th

It’s the business end of the season and we’ve put each of our ambassadors’ necks on the block ahead of the Sam Maguire clash

by Shane Stapleton

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Eircom ambassadors tackle six key questions

Sep 19th

Mickey Harte explains why Gooch’s influence waned against Dublin, Colm Cooper explains Dublin resilience, Ciaran Whelan on the one change his county may make, Johnny Doyle on Plan B, Michael Murphy on last year’s semi, and Donie Shine on why Mayo will win

by Shane Stapleton

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Final benchmark

Sep 17th

Much has been made of Dublin's bench but Mayo have actually produced more from this sector

by Shane Stapleton

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Sitting down with Michael Murphy

Sep 11th

Michael Murphy tells us who his Footballer of the Year would be right now, as well as lifting the lid on the fashion sense of his Donegal team-mates and his admiration for Maurice Fitzgerald, Matt Connor, Jonny Wilkinson and Alex Ferguson

by Shane Stapleton

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Sitting down with Donie Shine

Sep 6th

We had a chat with Donie Shine to discuss his highlights and lowlights of the season, who his Footballer of the Year would be if the season stopped now and who could help him win a coveted All-Ireland medal

by Shane Stapleton

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Power Rankings: Week Fourteen

Sep 2nd

Kerry’s challenge for the All-Ireland ended as Dublin snuck through an absolute classic in their All-Ireland semi-final at Croke Park — with Jim Gavin’s side climbing to the top of the list

by Shane Stapleton

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Man and ball: Dublin raise the stakes

Sep 1st

Jim Gavin's men had to battle back from the brink to win an absolute classic — trumping what Mayo did a week earlier

by Shane Stapleton at Croke Park

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Ambassador Predictions: Week Fourteen

Aug 28th

Why not have a read of what Ciaran Whelan and Michael Murphy think before playing our Win, Lose or Draw game

by Shane Stapleton

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Power Rankings: Week Thirteen

Aug 27th

Tyrone's challenge for the All-Ireland ended as Mayo showed true grit in the All-Ireland semi-final at Croke Park — with James Horan's side retaining their place at the top of the list

by Shane Stapleton

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Man and ball: Gifts of Mayo

Aug 26th

The Connacht champions showed the sort of nervy start that eventually caught them out last year in the semi-final win over Tyrone

by Shane Stapleton

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Tyrone: A legacy begins

Aug 20th

We take a trip down memory lane to see how the Red Hand county unburdened themselves from a history of pain

by Shane Stapleton

POINTS PENALTY: Referee Brian White sees the funny side as Roscommon goalkeeper Shane Curran encourages the umpire to signal a Kerry wide in the 2003 All-Ireland quarter-final

Gallery: the fun side of GAA

Aug 15th

The GAA is a world of its own and, from week to week, you are liable to see all sorts of amusing images

by Shane Stapleton

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Sitting down with Mickey Harte

Aug 14th

Experience More sat down with Eircom GAA ambassador Mickey Harte to find out who he would like to transfer into Tyrone, who is the Paul Galvin the panel and the manager he most admires outside of Gaelic football — among other things

by Shane Stapleton

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Dublin: From fiasco to champions

Aug 13th

We look back to the 70s to see how Tony Hanahoe helped change the culture of Dublin football from fiasco to champions

by Shane Stapleton

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Gallery: Many faces of the GAA

Aug 8th

Why not have a little look down memory lane to see some great old GAA pictures before trying out Weekly Quiz.

by Shane Stapleton

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Power Rankings: Week Twelve

Aug 5th

The football season is heading for primetime now with Donegal on their summer holidays, and with Mayo leading the charge among the final four — let’s see how we view the current order of power

by Shane Stapleton

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Man and ball: Don' and dusted

Aug 4th

Donegal could hit the wall after this defeat to a Mayo side that showed the stuff of champions

by Shane Stapleton at Croke Park

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Man and ball: Unnatural selection

Aug 3rd

Shane Stapleton was at Croke Park to see Dublin and Tyrone progress to the semi-finals, but both have plenty to work on

by Shane Stapleton at Croke Park

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Ambassador Predictions: Week Twelve

Aug 1st

It’s quarter-finals time — have a look at how our eircom GAA ambassadors think this weekend’s heavyweight clashes will go before playing Win, Lose or Draw

by Shane Stapleton

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Tactics talk: Dublin v Cork

Jul 31st

We ask Ciaran Whelan what both the Dubs and Rebels need to do to get the best out of the forward lines — and the role of Graham Canty

by Shane Stapleton

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Power Rankings: Week Eleven

Jul 30th

The football season is heading for primetime now as the four provincial champions get set to tackle the four back-door specialists — let’s see how we view the current order of power

by Shane Stapleton

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Man and ball: Positions of authority

Jul 29th

Tyrone perhaps relied too heavily on one man when beating Meath while Cork need to find their best XV

by Shane Stapleton

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Ambassador Predictions: Week Eleven

Jul 24th

Why not read how our GAA ambassadors think this weekend's games will go before playing our 'Win, Lose or Draw' game

by Shane Stapleton

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Cavan's foreign quests

Jul 24th

The Breffni County can continue their great 2013 odyssey with a win over London — reminding us that one of their best ever days was in another land

by Shane Stapleton

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Power Rankings: Week Ten

Jul 23rd

Monaghan have shaken the GAA landscape with their thrilling win over Donegal, while we have new leaders at the top

by Shane Stapleton

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Ambassadors Predictions: Week Ten

Jul 18th

Why not read how our GAA ambassadors think this weekend's games will go before playing our 'Win, Lose or Draw' game

by Shane Stapleton

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Creating shockwaves

Jul 17th

London and Monaghan are up against it in the provincial finals but history shows us that there have been upsets in these circumstances

by Shane Stapleton

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Power Rankings: Week Nine

Jul 16th

Dublin and Kerry have claimed provincial titles while Mayo and Donegal look set to join them. The early titles may quickly reflect our order of power — which are based on form, expectations and quality.

by Shane Stapleton

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Ambassadors Predictions: Week Nine

Jul 10th

Why not read how our GAA ambassadors think this weekend's games will go before playing our 'Win, Lose or Draw' game

by Shane Stapleton

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Power Rankings: Week Eight

Jul 10th

Kerry and Cork swap places, Derry take a triple jump and Down plummet in the latest order of power

by Shane Stapleton

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Keeping your enemies closer

Jul 9th

This Sunday’s clash will be the 60th championship meeting between Dublin and Meath, stretching back to 1894.

by Shane Stapleton

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Ambassador Predictions: Week Eight

Jul 4th

Why not read how our GAA ambassadors think this weekend's games will go before playing our 'Win, Lose or Draw' game

by Shane Stapleton

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Power Rankings: Week Seven

Jul 3rd

London make the biggest jump of the week but Armagh and Louth are on the move too

by Shane Stapleton

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Cork and Kerry: At each other's throats

Jul 2nd

We look at some of the skirmishes between these Munster rivals

by Shane Stapleton

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Man and ball: Lilies have short memories

Jul 1st

Ewan MacKenna saw his own county of Kildare walloped by Dublin but he has sympathy for boss Kieran McGeeney

by Ewan MacKenna

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Ambassador Predictions: Week Seven

Jun 26th

Why not read how our GAA ambassadors think this weekend's games will go before playing our 'Win, Lose or Draw' game

by Shane Stapleton

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Power Rankings: Week Six

Jun 26th

The Connacht semi-finalists make a jump while Down's gusty showing against Donegal gave them a bump

by Shane Stapleton

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The Long Way Round

Jun 25th

It’s a long road back but entering the qualifiers in Round One and making it to the All-Ireland series is terrain that has been navigated before

by Shane Stapleton

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Man and ball: The best but not at their best

Jun 24th

Donegal weren't at their best as the beat Down to reach the Ulster final and, as Dublin showed last year, there may be warning signs when trying to retain Sam

by Shane Stapleton

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Ambassador Predictions: Week Six

Jun 20th

If you’re not sure what way to hedge your bets in our Win, Lose or Draw game then perhaps let our experts give you a hand

by Shane Stapleton

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Power Rankings: Week Five

Jun 19th

The provincial championships are coming to a conclusion and we’re facing into the first round of the qualifiers so let’s see the order of power — based on form, expectations and quality

by Shane Stapleton

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The bite of the Underdog

Jun 18th

Division 4 teams have been taking a battering in 2013 but we have seen plenty of recent upsets by the bottom-rung sides

by Shane Stapleton

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Man and ball: Widening gap

Jun 16th

We look at how Mayo are continuing to dismantle the local competition and whether it will come against them later this year

by Shane Stapleton

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Ambassador Predictions: Week Five

Jun 13th

Each of the four provinces are in action this week and our GAA stars aren't agreeing on everything like last week

by Shane Stapleton

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Power Rankings: Week Four

Jun 12th

Wexford take a little jump up while Louth, Antrim and Laois slip

by Shane Stapleton

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Peter the Great

Jun 11th

A great on the field for Tyrone — can some of the great feats from Canavan's playing days inspire Fermanagh?

by Shane Stapleton

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Man and ball: Keep the Chin up

Jun 10th

Monaghan weren't impressive but the conditions were a factor, as Wexford's dual man had an unbeaten weekend

by Shane Stapleton

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Ambassador Predictions: Week Four

Jun 6th

Another weekend of top-class inter-county action and our ambassadors have put the necks on the line — and all have gone the same way again

by Shane Stapleton

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Power Rankings: Week Three

Jun 5th

Dublin again showed their obvious class while Westmeath took a tumble after a weekend of hammerings, with Down and Derry saving the day

by Shane Stapleton

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Breaking hoodoos

Jun 4th

Antrim have not beaten Monaghan in the Ulster championship since 1970 — and mental barriers can be hard to break down all across the GAA

by Shane Stapleton

2013 Derry Down

Man and ball: Few arguments

Jun 2nd

Down and Derry had a proper battle in Celtic Park but there was too much one-way traffic elsewhere

by Shane Stapleton

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Ambassador Predictions: Week 3

May 30th

Another weekend of top-class inter-county action and our ambassadors have put the necks on the line

by Shane Stapleton

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Power Rankings: Week Two

May 29th

As the season livens up, we take a look at the order of power in the Football Championship right now

by Shane Stapleton

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Croke Park shocks

May 28th

Dublin have been dominant at HQ for a number of years but there have been some surprises in Leinster

by Shane Stapleton

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Man and ball: Don' deal

May 27th

The All-Ireland champions held off the challenge of Tyrone because their forwards had the killer instinct to go for the jugular

by Shane Stapleton

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Ambassador Predictions: Week 2

May 23rd

Mickey Harte, Ciaran Whelan, Donie Shine, Colm Cooper and Johnny Doyle put the reputations on the line ahead of the weekend's games — with more of them backing Tyrone than Donegal!

by Shane Stapleton

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Power Rankings: Week One

May 22nd

As the season livens up, we take a look at the order of power in the Football Championship right now — based on form, expectations and quality

by Shane Stapleton

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Defending Sam

May 21st

Donegal have it all to do to hold onto the All-Ireland title — as recent history shows

by Shane Stapleton

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Man and ball: How the west was won

May 20th

There was no fat lady required at Pearse Stadium as Mayo whistled past Galway with ease

by Shane Stapleton

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Past Masters

May 17th

The championship is kicking into gear this weekend with Galway taking on Mayo, Armagh battling it out with Cavan and Carlow travelling to Westmeath — let’s have a look to see how history weighs on these clashes.

by Shane Stapleton

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Jimmy's grinding axes

Sep 25th

by Shane Stapleton

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Man and ball: The Hills have prize

Sep 23rd

by Shane Stapleton at Croke Park

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Man and ball: Amid the fanfare

Sep 18th

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by Shane Stapleton

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Man and ball: Into the West

Sep 2nd

by Shane Stapleton at Croke Park

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The day video evidence made its unbeckoned bow

Jul 22nd

by Shane Stapleton at Croke Park

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Why Kerry aren't out of contention

Jun 13th

For those who think Kerry are on the way down, here are a few points to consider...

by Shane Stapleton

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Tactical talk: Long' and short of what next for Dublin

Jun 6th

Pat Gilroy does not know what he will face yet as goal-chasing Longford and ball-playing Wexford provide very different hurdles - as we saw last Sunday

by Shane Stapleton

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Tactical talk: Leave the fussin' to Brolly

May 30th

Looking back at Kerry's defeat of Tipperary, there were signs of ageing but that was only skin deep as the facts show

by Shane Stapleton