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What They Say and What They Mean – Crazy Covid Rules

‘Are ye havin’ a laugh? Did ya pull that outta yer arse?’, an irate Dub was overheard saying. ‘Crazy Covid rules have me bleedin’ head melted, they do.’ What they say and what they mean: a guide to COVID-19 restriction notices. It is forbidden to consume food brought into this hostel. (COVID-19 protocols)Translation:We’re broke, our …

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Sevilla edge Málaga in Controversial Tie – Ladies GAA Andalusia

[Photos by the talented Abel Rodríguez]   A tight match between the league’s top two effectively decided the outcome of the second tournament of the season. Both teams had gone into the Gibraltar clashes at almost full strength and enjoyed an intense struggle with the gap having narrowed since their Marbella encounter last October. In …

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Lisbon win emphatically in Gibraltar – Andalusian GAA Tournament #2

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Determined Marbella Side Edge First GAA Tournament of 22/23

The Andalusian GAA season began in earnest on Saturday last in Marbella rugby club, home of the illustrious Costa Gaels club. This year the tournament has been enriched by the return of the capital of the Costa, the missing link, Celta Málaga. Costa Gaels, unofficial favourites going into the games, were suitably supported by their …

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Blitz update: Controversy and scandal as “missing notebook” mars GAA tournament

I’ve heard of whistles being lost on Craggy Island but the ref’s notebook is a new one on me. Questions have been raised now about the validity of suspensions and even the legitimacy of the tournament itself as the referee will now be forced to recall from memory, the scores, cards and results. Rumor has …

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Orangemen March On! Seville Claim League after Second GAA Blitz

Sevilla’s men’s team had a successful visit to a muddy Marbella on Saturday last, coming away with the Andalusian League title one month before the end of the season. The second Blitz of 2022, an institution in the Andalusian GAA calendar, featured the usual three frenemies and pioneers of this great sport in southern Spain. …

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