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It’s been a dark time for the Gaelic football fans out there, as their game has been ignored in favour of the small ball, on television at least. So there’s no better antidote for that than a reunion of the Second Captains punditry dream-team of Mike Quirke and Oisin McConville on today’s show.

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It will be a Cavan/Donegal Ulster final, after their stunning wins at the weekend – just what exactly has happened to make the Ulster championship the greatest show on turf this summer?
And with the Dublin dominance continuing unabated, what steps are Meath taking to ensure that one day they’ll be able to mount a challenge?

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Plus there’s another very profitable weekend on the golf course for Rory McIlroy, a day of shame for hurling (as one of their refs actually applies the rules), good news at last for Graeme McDowell, and a silver medal for the Irish oche-artistes at the world darts championship.

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