Thomas Hawkins

Thomas Hawkins

Thomas has contributed to the success of the  Irish News  sports section for many years through his roles as the paper's amateur boxing correspondent, freelance and staff sub-editing duties. Took over the Sports Editor post in August 2000 and has successfully overseen the growth of the sports section and many changes to both format, design and content. He has assisted in th[...]

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Will a new high king ascend the All-Ireland throne?

Will a new high king ascend the All-Ireland throne?

GAA Football
How many Ulster sides are capable of staging a campaign that could unseat Dublin from the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship throne? Even across the whole country, who can derail the Dubs as they target a record-breaking five Sam Maguire successes on the trot? Judging by the performances in the entire Allianz Leagues, not too many it would appear… but remember, all it takes is one.
Win a VIP tour of Croke Park for your school

Win a VIP tour of Croke Park for your school

Hurling and camogie
TODAY could be the start of your journey to Croke Park as The Irish News once again offers five schools the chance to visit the famous home of the GAA in Dublin.

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  2. On irishnews.com/sport and in tomorrow's Irish News daily paper: A ravenous @CavanCoBoardGaa took the scalp of… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  3. FT Stats: @OfficialDownGAA 3-13 v 2-17 @Armagh_GAA (AET) in the #Ulster2019 Senior Football Championship Quarter-Fi… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  4. What a finish to normal time here in Newry. Down looked dead and buried but came back to somehow snatch a draw, Cha… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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  7. .@CavanCoBoardGaa celebrate their #Ulster2019 win over Monaghan on Saturday night. pic.twitter.com/skvqKHhC3O

  8. Kieran McGeeney hasn't started the team he's named publically in any of his four previous Ulster SFC ties in charge… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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  9. Sky gave man of the match to Gearoid McKiernan. He had a fine game but there others in the running. Fact they're al… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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  10. FT Stats: @CavanCoBoardGaa 1-13 v 0-12 @monaghangaa in the #Ulster2019 Senior Football Championship Quarter-Final -… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  11. HT Stats: @CavanCoBoardGaa 1-08 v 0-04 @monaghangaa in the #Ulster2019 Senior Football Championship Quarter-Final -… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  12. May 29 marks the 25th anniversary of that famous Ulster Championship opener between Down and Derry. I spoke to Cia… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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  13. On irishnews.com/sport and in today's Irish News daily paper: Neil Loughran chats to former Down star Ciaran Mc… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  14. On irishnews.com/sport and in today's Irish News daily paper: If Armagh are to make late changes, they have to… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  15. On irishnews.com/sport and in today's Irish News daily paper: “You hear the stories, you know it’s there. The t… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  16. Ryan Burnett body shot spells end for gutsy Jelbirt Gomer and it's another night of glory for Marco McCullough… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  17. St John the Baptist Primary School cleaning up awards on all sporting fronts irishnews.com/sport/gaafootb…

  18. .@CrossanBrendan: Newington Football Club celebrating its 40th birthday and a rich history irishnews.com/sport/football…

  19. On irishnews.com/sport and in tomorrow's Irish News daily paper: Neil Loughran chats to former Down star Ciaran… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  20. On irishnews.com/sport and in tomorrow's Irish News daily paper: If Armagh are to make late changes, they have… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  21. On irishnews.com/sport and in tomorrow's Irish News daily paper: Professional set up helping Antrim hurlers mov… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  22. On irishnews.com/sport and in tomorrow's Irish News daily paper: “You hear the stories, you know it’s there. Th… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  23. It's up to us to bring @AontroimGAA back to the big time admits experienced ace Neil McManus irishnews.com/sport/hurlinga…

  24. On irishnews.com/sport and in tomorrow's Irish News daily paper: Corrigan Park renovation plan edges closer: An… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  25. How does a ONCE IN A LIFETIME day out at Croke Park sound? 💭 You could experience this with your CLASS MATES as we…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…i

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  26. Armagh minds aren't occupied by Ulster losing streak insists assistant Jim McCorry irishnews.com/sport/gaafootb…

  27. Ryan Burnett begins march back to top as friends-turned-foes Marco McCullough and Declan Geraghty prepare for war irishnews.com/sport/boxing/2…

  28. Brendan Crossan: Newington Football Club celebrating its 40th birthday and a rich history irishnews.com/sport/football…

  29. Conor McManus knows the hurt Cavan can cause Monaghan in Ulster SFC opener irishnews.com/sport/gaafootb…

  30. Enda McGinley: Time for Armagh to end losing Ulster streak irishnews.com/sport/2019/05/…

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