Offaly footballer Niall McNamee: I lost €200k gambling

Feb 11, 14 Offaly footballer Niall McNamee: I lost €200k gambling

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Offaly footballer Niall McNamee has opened up further on the gambling addiction that almost destroyed his life. Terry Reilly writing for the www.irishexaminer.com looks at how the Rhode forward penned his fifth blog on the eve of the O’Byrne Cup since announcing his battle with gambling and admitted he has lost €200,000 to the...

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GAA Mental Health Panel Show: The Last Word with Matt Cooper

Dec 22, 13 GAA Mental Health Panel Show: The Last Word with Matt Cooper

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GPA Mental Health ambassadors and GAA players Conor Cusack (Cork Hurler), Alan O’Mara (Cavan Footballer) , Niall McNamee (Offaly Footballer) & Ger Brennan (Dublin Footballer) joined Matt Cooper on his show to tell their stories about their own battles with such issues as Depression and  Gambling which are becoming an...

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Gambling In Football: Kevin Davies Reveals Just How Rife Betting Is Inside “The Changing Rooms”.

Nov 11, 13 Gambling In Football: Kevin Davies Reveals Just How Rife Betting Is Inside “The Changing Rooms”.

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With over 700 career appearances under his belt, Kevin Davies has seen it all. Now he tells us of the dangers gambling poses to footballer  Is gambling becoming a really serious problem within football players daily lives? According to former Manchester United star Keith Gillespie`s and now former Blackburn and Bolton Wanders...

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Gambling amongst GAA players a ‘continuing worry’ – GPA admit

Nov 11, 13 Gambling amongst GAA players a ‘continuing worry’ – GPA admit

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GAMBLING ISSUES ARE responsible for a third of the calls made to the Gaelic Players Association’s helpline since  the service was established in 2010. Fintan O`Toole from www.thescore.thejournal.ie  describes how Tyrone’s All – star nominee Cathal McCarron has become the latest inter-county star to struggle with the problem...

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