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Ambassador Predictions: Week Thirteen

Aug 23rd

Ciaran Whelan takes an in-depth look ahead to the clash of Mayo v Tyrone as he get to the business end of the season.

by Ciaran Whelan

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Ciarán Whelan Twitter Q&A

Jul 5th

eircom GAA Ambassador Ciarán Whelan hosted a Twitter Q&A for fans and followers of eircom Experience More – Old friends and adversaries did their best to get a rise out of him!

by Ciarán Whelan

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Donegal worthy of champions tag

Sep 24th

It wasn't the best of finals but Donegal are deserving champions after achieving a high level of consistency all year

by Ciarán Whelan

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Canning case much ado about nothing

Sep 16th

Joe Canning paid Kilkenny a backhanded compliment but we're used to seeing these types of comments twisted to make a story

by Ciarán Whelan

2012 Donegal

Jim'll fix it for Dublin

Sep 10th

Jim Gavin has the experience and the knowledge of Dublin's young players to restore them to the top of the pile

by Ciarán Whelan

2012 Donegal

Mayo set up novel final

Sep 2nd

Mayo were magnificent at times on Sunday but have work to do before the final having to solve what happened for 20 minutes when they went missing

by Ciarán Whelan

2012 Donegal

Phenomenal Donegal banish myth

Aug 27th

Donegal proved on Sunday that they are now the best team in the country and go into the All-Ireland final in the unusual position as hot favourites

by Ciarán Whelan

2012 Donegal

More investment in sport needed

Aug 20th

The GAA is right to make grounds available for a World Cup bid but there needs to be investment not just in those grounds but in sport in general

by Ciarán Whelan

2012 Donegal

A versus B secret for success

Aug 13th

The intensity of training games on a Saturday morning can be far more effective in giving a squad the edge than less competitive challenge matches

by Ciarán Whelan

2012 Donegal win

Donegal show their class

Aug 6th

Donegal's incredible strength, fitness and physique means they will take some stopping as they bid to win a first All-Ireland in 20 years

by Ciarán Whelan

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Meath perish in false dawn

Jul 30th

Dublin look to have an easy run to the All-Ireland final but they haven't been tested yet as Kerry and Donegal set for mammoth clash

by Ciarán Whelan

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Room for improvement for Dubs

Jul 23rd

Donegal and Kerry were the teams of the weekend as the latter made Joe Brolly's verdict on them look very silly

by Ciarán Whelan

2012 Donegal

Mayo scrape through but must improve

Jul 15th

It was a scrappy Connacht final but it's ideal for Mayo that they move on undefeated and knowing what aspects of their game they need to work on

by Ciarán Whelan

2012 Donegal

Cork have work to do after disappointing final

Jul 9th

The GAA should have had the foresight to double up the Clare hurlers and footballers as Cork claim Munster title in a drab final

by Ciarán Whelan

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Championship roars into life

Jul 2nd

Pat Gilroy will be disappointed with aspects of Dublin's performance but will also appreciate less hype and expectation surrounding his team

by Ciarán Whelan

2012 Donegal

Up and Down day for Monaghan

Jun 24th

Mayo's destruction of Leitrim highlights the need for the GAA to be imaginative in coming up with a solution to the provincial championship structure -- and seeding is not the answer

by Ciaran Whelan

2012 DerryDonegal

Evolving Donegal look dangerous

Jun 18th

Donegal are one year wiser, one year more conditioned and they now have better options in the forward line than last season's campaign but Derry were very poor

by Ciaran Whelan

2012 Cork v Kerry

Kingdom in trouble

Jun 11th

Sligo and Clare pulled off some shock performances but as Kerry head into the qualifiers they look like they may be a side in decline

by Ciaran Whelan

2012 Dublin louth

Dubs impress as Louth get approach wrong

Jun 3rd

Dublin showed they have the characteristics to retain the title but Louth got their tactics completely wrong

by Ciaran Whelan

2012 Meath turn up

Kerry do enough as Meath turn up heat

May 28th

Kerry were sloppy and lethargic against Tipperary but the Munster championship has become less significant in recent years

by Ciaran Whelan

2012 galway

Galway find early rhythm as Rossies hit wrong note

May 21st

During the week I tipped Galway to win Connacht but I was surprised how easy it was for them against Roscommon

by Ciaran Whelan

Dublin edge thriller

Dublin edge thriller

Sep 18th

Dublin can stop talking about 1995 as a new group of heroes write their names in history.

by Ciaran Whelan

Out with the old and in with the blue?

Out with the old and in with the blue?

Sep 12th

The two best teams in the country have reached the All-Ireland final and I think it will be a fascinating contest.

by Ciaran Whelan

Old rivals to supply silver lining

Old rivals to supply silver lining

Sep 4th

The championship needs a great final after a summer of football that flattered to deceive.

by Ciaran Whelan