Nineteen Eighty-Four – The Last Men in Munster

Nineteen Eighty-Four – The Last Men in Munster The Story of the Tipperary Minor Footballers of 1984 On 4th December 1948, George Orwell sent his masterpiece Nineteen Eighty-Four to publishers Secker and Warburg for publication. Set in the year 1984 it centers around the protagonist Winston Smith who works in the Ministry of Truth for […]

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Anthony Shelley Looks Back at the Tipperary Armagh Match

Anthony Shelley, in his own humorous way, reports on the Tipperary Armagh clash last Saturday As I walked through Liberty Square on Saturday afternoon, thoughts of the popular American drama series, Orange is the New Black came into my head. Streams of Armagh supporters were flooding the square like Knock pilgrims who had just received […]

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Tipperary Go Down Fighting as Armagh Progress

In an exciting encounter in Semple Stadium today Armagh defeated Tipperary by two points but the Premier made them work all the way   Tipperary 1-15 Armagh 1-17 Tipperary exited the championship today but did not go down without a fight as Liam Kearns men fought to the final whistle in an exciting encounter in […]

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Tipperary team to play Armagh 

Liam Kearns had announced his team to face Armagh tomorrow in the qualifiers at 5pm in Semple Stadium  The Tipperary team to play Armagh in Round 3B of the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship in Semple Stadium, tomorrow afternoon, July 15th at 5pm, has been announced by manager Liam Kearns. There are two changes to the […]

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Liam Kearns has announced his team to face Armagh

The Tipperary team to face Armagh tomorrow at 5pm in Semple Stadium has been announced  The Tipperary team to play Armagh in Round 3B of the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship in Semple Stadium, tomorrow afternoon, July 15th at 5pm, has been announced by manager Liam Kearns. There are two changes to the side that lined […]

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Anthony Shelley Looks Forward to Saturday’s Clash

​This will be the third meeting in as many years of Tipperary and Armagh and familiarity breeds respect. In their 2015 league clash Armagh scored two injury time points to defeat Tipp by a point, while who can forget the goal that launched a thousand quips, when Michael Quinlivan netted with the last kick of […]

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Anthony Shelley from Templemore tells us about his trip to Cavan 

Cock a doodle doo, cock a doodle doo’ the iphone rooster cried shrilly as he heralded a new day in the parish of Templemore. A quick look at the clock which said 8.30am and it was out of bed and into the bathroom where 48 years of living greeted me in the mirror. Dan Ward’s […]

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