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Deegan Settles Into “Dream” Of Hurling With Kilkenny

Paddy Deegan Kilkenny

Paddy Deegan grew up, as most children in Kilkenny do, wanting to play for his county. So you can understand why the nerves set in when he finally got that call to play under Brian Cody. The Kilkenny manager used the League last year to find some young, hidden gems and integrated them into the team throughout the Championship. Deegan …

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Four Players To Watch In The Fitzgibbon Cup 2019

Fitzgibbon Cup

The Electric Ireland third level colleges hurling competition, the Fitzgibbon Cup, throws in for the 2019 season this weekend and ahead of the action, we have profiled some of the players that are sure to light up the competition. 1. Seamus Flanagan (UCD) This time last year, you might not have known the name Seamus Flanagan, but after an incredible …

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Roundup: All The GAA Results From Sunday’s Action

Tony Kelly Clare GAA

With only two weeks left until the beginning of the Allianz National Football and Hurling leagues, today was another chance for managers to see their teams in action. Here is a round-up of all of the GAA preseason results.  _____ Hurling: Clare v Tipperary The Banner county secured a 4-20 to 1-18 win over neighbours, Tipperary, to claim silverware in the …

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Mannion & Whelan Included In Galway Side For Dublin Clash

Galway

Galway manager, Micheál Donoghue, has named an experimental side for today’s Walsh Cup semi-final clash with Dublin in Parnell Park. Hurler of the year nominee, Padraic Mannion, is named at centre back, while Cathal Mannion, Conor Whelan and a host of 2018’s U21 stars make up an impressive forward unit. This is Galway’s first return to competitive action since the …

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Clare And Tipperary Name Strong Teams For Munster League Final

Clare and Tipperary have both named their teams for the Co-Op Superstores Munster hurling league final in the Gaelic Grounds, Limerick tomorrow afternoon. Cathal McInerney is the only change for Clare from the team that beat Waterford in the semi-final last week. Former Hurler of the Year, Tony Kelly, captains the side from midfield while Ryan Taylor moves to the half-forward …

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Seamus Flanagan: “Bring On Anyone Who Wants To Take Us On”

Seamus Flanagan Limerick UCD Fitzgibbon

2018 treated us to a feast of hurling with Limerick ending a 45-year famine by lifting the Liam MacCarthy Cup after a nail-biting final against Galway. Many would assume that the players would still be revelling in their success, but on the contrary, Limerick full-forward, Seamus Flanagan, has long since put the celebrations behind him and is itching to take …

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