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All-Ireland Champions Tipperary Dominate 2019 All-Star Nominations

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2019 All-Ireland champions, Tipperary, lead the way in the list of PwC All-Star hurling nominations with 11 names on the short-list of 45 players. The recently crowned kingpins are represented in every area of the field and received two more nominations than the Kilkenny team they beat in the Liam MacCarthy decider, whose season is rewarded with nine. Leinster champions …

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Breaking: Paraic Fanning Steps Down As Waterford Hurling Manager

Paraic Fanning has officially left his position as Waterford’s senior hurling manager after just one season at the helm. Fanning took the reins from Derek McGrath last year but in the time since, despite a strong start, he led the side to a bottom-placed finish in Munster’s round-robin. Waterford GAA released the following statement shortly after this development to give …

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John Meyler Steps Down As Cork Senior Hurling Manager

Brian Corcoran on John Meyler

John Meyler has officially stepped down from his position as Cork senior hurling manager after a period of two years in charge.  Meyler was able to bring a Munster title home to Cork in 2018 but a disappointing loss to Limerick in last year’s All Ireland semi-finals was enough to sew the seeds of doubt within the county. This year, …

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GAA Round-Up: Honours Even In Salthill & Tullamore

No shocks in the GAA Championship today but plenty of talking points following draws in both the Leinster Football and Hurling Championships.  In the weekends only Liam MacCarthy Cup fixture, Galway and Wexford played out to a draw in Salthill while Longford and Kildare were forced into extra-time in Tullamore before finishing level. Elsewhere, It was a case of third …

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GAA Round-Up: Routine Wins For Dublin & Tyrone But Mayo Fall

The GAA Football Championship took centre stage on Saturday with plenty of All-Ireland contenders in action.  Dublin and Tyrone both recorded routine victories to book their spots in provincial semi-finals. However, Mayo fell to a one-point defeat against Roscommon in a cracking contest in Castlebar. Meath swatted aside the challenge of Carlow in the days’ other football game. Meanwhile, in …

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DJ Carey Leads Kilkenny Footballers On Return To Minor Championship

After a three-year hiatus, the Kilkenny footballers returned to the Leinster Minor Football Championship with hurling legend, DJ Carey, at the helm.  Kilkenny have not fielded a team in the grade since April 2016 when they suffered a humiliating defeat at the hands of Wexford. The five-time All-Ireland winner, who also played football with the county, offered up his services …

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Darragh Fitzgibbon The Shy & Unassuming Star Leading His Club To Glory

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The most striking thing about Darragh Fitzgibbon upon meeting him is his shyness. As he tugs on his compression top whilst answering questions you can’t help but think ‘is this really the All-Star midfielder?’. A humble and unassuming character, it’s clear that the Cork star struggles with being so well known, but how exactly does he deal with it? It’s …

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Saturday’s Allianz League Round-Up: Champions Dublin & Limerick Comfortable In Victory

Brought to you by Allianz, proud sponsors of the Allianz Football & Hurling Leagues. Solid wins for defending champions Dublin and Limerick in today’s Allianz football and hurling fixtures saw very little in the way of surprises in the marquee matchups. Here is our round-up of Saturday’s Allianz League fixtures. Allianz Football League Division One Dublin 1-15 – 0-7 Galway …

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Fitzgibbon Cup Round-Up: Trinity College Secure Historic First Win

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The Fitzgibbon Cup kicked into action today and as per usual the esteemed college’s tournament failed to disappoint as inter-county stars turned out up and down the country. The big story of the weekend came out of Borrisoleigh as Trinity College secured their first ever Fitzgibbon cup victory overcoming Garda College by five points (0-13 1-15). Whilst Trinity tore it …

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GAA Round-up: Watch As Wonder Goal Sends Naomh Eanna Into Final

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The role of the fly-keeper has become more and more common following the antics of All-Star Rory Beggan, and Laois goalkeeper Graham Brody, but it was only a matter of time before this happened. Galway and Connacht champions, An Spidéal entered into today’s All-Ireland intermediate final against Antrim’s Naomh Eanna buoyed by goalkeeper Magnus Breathnach’s performances up until this point. …

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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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