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‘They’re Assassins’ – Derek McGrath Praises Clinical Tipp After League Rout

Waterford manager Derek McGrath has praised the ruthless nature of the Tipperary performance as the Premier secured a nine-point win over the Déise in Thurles on Saturday. McGrath, not too disheartened by the 1-20 to 1-11 defeat, claimed that Tipperary are favourites for All-Ireland honours alongside defending champions, Galway. The home side outscored McGrath’s charges 1-11 to 1-01 in the …

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All The Results From Saturday’s GAA Action

Round 2 of the Allianz National Football and Hurling Leagues got underway this Saturday evening with action in all four provinces. Saturday’s action saw repeats of both of last year’s All-Ireland SFC semi-finals as Tyrone hosted Dublin and Kerry travelled west to take on Mayo. The Kingdom avenged last year’s loss while the Dubs recovered from a poor start to …

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Dominant Second Half Sees Tipperary Secure Huge Win In Thurles Over Waterford

Tipperary 1-20 Waterford 1-11 Joel Slattery reports from Semple Stadium, Thurles A dominant second half display was enough for Tipperary as they got their first win of the 2018 Allianz League with an impressive victory over Waterford. After falling away towards the end against Clare last time out, this performance will have delighted Michael Ryan as Jason Forde led the charge. …

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Dates, Times & Venues Confirmed For Fitzgibbon & Sigerson Cup Quarter-Finals

Some of the top players in the country are involved in the latter stages of the third-level tournaments. The Sigerson and Fitzgibbon Cups are among the favourites for the GAA purist. While teams traditionally play more attacking football and hurling they are also familiar faces starring, it makes for a fantastic spectacle. It also gives an opportunity for lesser known players …

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Anthony Nash Tells The Story Behind Him Being Named In Kanturk And Cork Teams For Saturday

Munster GAA Senior Hurling Championship Quarter-Final , Semple Stadium, Thurles, Co. Tipperary 21/5/2017 Tipperary vs Cork Goalkeeper Anthony Nash celebrates a Cork score. Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

Kanturk and Cork shot-stopper Anthony Nash had a Saturday less ordinary than most, as he lined out for his club in the AIB All-Ireland Intermediate Championship semi-final. The Duhallow side made easy work of Armagh outfit Middletown in Newbridge and now look forward to a Croke Park showdown with St Patrick’s Ballyragget on Sunday. However, this was only half of …

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Fans Worried About Walsh Park’s Suitability To Host Championship Games

Walsh Park

With the new structures in hurling, each team in the Munster and Leinster Championships are guaranteed two home games. This immediately threw up conversations about to the suitability of some grounds to deal with the bumper summer crowds. Today, Walsh Park in Waterford hosted the Déise’s clash with Wexford, and a crowd of 7,467 packed into the city ground. These numbers caused a …

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All The Scores From The Opening Weekend Of The Allianz National Leagues

The Allianz National Football and Hurling Leagues returned this weekend, and there were some big upsets around the country. As teams enter the fray with varying levels of preparation under their belts, there were always going to be some exciting results. The Antrim hurlers very nearly caused the shock of the round, as they put it up to All-Ireland champions Galway …

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