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Heartbreak For Clare As Galway Edge Tight Win In Semi-Final Replay

Clare 2-13 Galway 1-17 Galway are through to the All Ireland Final once again after they survived a spirited fight from Clare. Just as was the case last weekend, Galway led this match by nine points at one stage but allowed the Banner to battle their way back into contention through goals from Shane O’Donnell and Peter Duggan. Again, it was Galway who …

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Watch: Duggan & O’Donnell Grab Stunning Goals As Semi-Final Heats Up

Clare’s Shane O’Donnell has undoubtedly scored one of the finest goals of these season’s championship in the All-Ireland semi-final replay between the Banner and Galway in Thurles. With 42 minutes gone and his side seven points down O’Donnell picked up the loose ball, spun and weaved through nearly the whole Galway defence before finishing smartly into the back of the …

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Impressive Cork Down Wexford To Stroll Into U21 Final

Cork 3-26 Wexford 0-13 Cork have roared into the U21 All Ireland final with a comprehensive victory over Wexford. A number of the players who tasted heartbreak in the senior semi-final against Limerick last Sunday were key to their impressive win this evening in Nolan Park.  This was never a match that the Rebels were going to lose two first half …

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Eoin Kelly: ‘Joe Canning Should Start For Galway Even If Not Fully Fit’

Galway and Clare battled to a draw after 90 minutes of play in the All-Ireland semi-final last weekend, with the replay taking place at Semple Stadium this Sunday. One cause for concern for the Tribesmen ahead of the rematch is the fitness of star centre forward Joe Canning. The 29-year-old limped off the field during extra time of last week’s game with what looked to …

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The PA Hurler Of The Decade: Part 2 – The Defender

Brought to you by  Over the past decade, the hurling world has seen a plethora of exceptionally talented players come and go. There’s been dynamic goalkeepers, rock-solid defenders, exceptional midfielders and clinical forwards. But who’s been the very best in the country in each position? In the second edition of our five-part series we ask, who’s the best hurling defender of the …

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Michael Ryan Steps Down As Tipperary Senior Manager

Clare vs Tipperary Tipperary's manager Michael Ryan Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie Allianz Hurling League Division 1A, Cusack Park, Ennis, Co. Clare 28/1/2018

The announcement comes with the confirmation that the entire management team has also left. Michael Ryan spent three years at the helm, winning the Liam MacCarthy cup in 2016, where the Premier County defeated Kilkenny in the final by nine points. Tipperary finished fourth in this year’s Munster group table however, and the management staff have seen fit to step …

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10 Counties Expected To Be Punished By The GAA For Training Camp Breach

The GAA are expected to hand down punishment to ten counties for breaching rules surrounding training camps.  The alleged breaches occurred earlier in the season where counties travelled or undertook training camps which are outside of the rules established by the GAA. According to the GAA, no training camps, in Ireland or abroad, are allowed unless they take place within …

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The PA Hurler Of The Decade: Part 1 – The Goalkeeper

Brought to you by   Over the past decade, the hurling world has seen a plethora of exceptionally talented players come and go. There’s been dynamic goalkeepers, rock-solid defenders, exceptional midfielders and clinical forwards. But who’s been the very best in the country in each position? In the opening edition of our five-part series we first ask, who’s the best hurling …

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All-Star Hurling Team Of The Year Based On Current Form

July was a sensational month for hurling and it proved again why hurling is the greatest sport on the planet (not snobbery, just truth). And and as a result, it’s harder than ever to predict the Hurling All-Star Team but we’ve had a go, based on current form.   1 Eoin Murphy (Kilkenny) Murphy has been in superb form again this summer and is a class …

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Limerick’s Aaron Gillane Wins Hurler Of The Week By A Landslide

Limerick’s Aaron Gillane has been voted the GAA.ie hurler of the week after his fantastic performance for the Treaty County in their dramatic victory over Cork in Sunday’s All-Ireland SHC semi-final in Croke Park.  Gillane scored 0-13 on Sunday, including six points from play as he tormented the Cork defence with his fielding and swift movement. The 21-year-old Patrickswell clubman finished …

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