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Hurling Team Of The Week: Reid & Duggan Shine

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A Semi-Final, Innovate Wexford Park, Wexford 1/4/2018 Wexford vs Kilkenny Kilkenny's TJ Reid scores a free Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ken Sutton

Big victories for Limerick and Kilkenny along with some stand out performances from the rest of the action, let’s take a look at this edition of the hurling team of the week. 1) Paddy McKenna (Kildare) An unfamiliar name to many in goal, Kildare’s Paddy McKenna was magnificent in his side’s Christy Ring Cup semi-final victory over Derry. McKenna pulled …

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Clare Knock Tipperary Out Of Championship With Late Rally

Tipperary needed a win today at Semple Stadium to remain in the Munster Championship. Two nonetheless impressive come-from-behind draws against Cork and Waterford left them with just two points in the Munster table, with a visiting Clare on the same tally. Tipp took the early lead in today’s encounter, with a four to one point lead being bolstered by a …

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Kilkenny Edge Out Wexford After Nine Point Comeback

The Cats have secured a tie against Galway in the final of the Leinster Senior Hurling Final on July 1. At one point, that prospect looked highly unlikely for Brian Cody’s men, however. In what was essentially a provincial semi-final, the visitors to Nowlan Park trailed after 11 minutes by five points to four, with TJ and James Maher getting on …

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Five Burning Questions Ahead Of Crucial Kilkenny Vs Wexford Clash

A crucial game in the Leinster Senior Hurling Championship,  Kilkenny and Wexford do battle at Nowlan Park this evening, in what is essentially a provincial semi-final with the winners meeting Galway in the Leinster final. Let’s take a look at five key questions ahead of this crucial game: _____ 1) Will Fatigue Be An Issue For Wexford? Davy Fitz’ men …

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“We’re Just Thick” – Hurling Manager Ryan Hails Tipp’s Fighting Spirit

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Semi-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 6/8/2017 Galway vs Tipperary Tipperary manager Michael Ryan Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Grealy

Tipperary hurling manager Michael Ryan believes that his team’s Munster Hurling Championship comebacks over the last couple of weeks are down the players just being “thick.” Speaking to the Nenagh Guardian, Ryan praised his player’s fighting spirit over the last two games saying that the “thickness” in the side means that Tipperary don’t know when they’re beaten. “We don’t give …

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Pundit Arena Hurling Power Rankings: Galway & Limerick Top The Charts

After convincing wins for Galway and Dublin in Leinster and two enthralling draws in Munster, let’s take a look at this week’s hurling power rankings. 1) Galway A classy demolition job of a decidedly off-colour Wexford team at the weekend, Galway deservedly takes this week’s top stop on our hurling power rankings. Three wins from three Leinster Senior Hurling championship …

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One Massive Hurling Fixture Won’t Be Televised This Weekend

From a spectators point of view, the revamped Munster Hurling Championship has been a huge success.  Over the last few weeks, we have seen some gripping clashes between the five counties competing with no shortage of sublime play or controversy (see Sunday’s draw between Waterford and Tipperary). With two rounds to play, everything is still to play for in terms of …

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