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Interesting Stats Emerge From Dublin And Limerick’s All-Ireland Triumph

It was another unforgettable summer of GAA, especially for Dublin and Limerick. Dublin’s dominance continued as they steamrolled to a fourth successive All Ireland senior football championship and the ‘Drive For Five’ will certainly be the focus in 2019 for Jim Gavin’s side. Limerick, meanwhile, ended the 45-year wait for an All-Ireland as the Liam MacCarthy cup finally returned to …

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Galway Pair & Limerick Star Nominated For Hurler Of The Year

Limerick’s Cian Lynch and Galway pair Joe Canning and Padraic Mannion have been nominated for 2018 Hurler of the Year.  Canning is aiming to retain his 2017 title and would be the first hurler to win the honour in two successive years. While this is Canning’s third nomination, it is the first time for both Mannion and Lynch, with the …

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15 Limerick Hurlers Nominated As Treaty Dominate All-Star Contention

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2018 All-Ireland champions Limerick, capped off a fantastic year by leading this year’s hurling All-Star nominations, with 15 players in contention for selection. The 45 players shortlist was released today with the Treaty dominating proceedings following their first Liam MacCarthy triumph in 45 years. There are a total of eight counties represented in the nominations with beaten All-Ireland finalists Galway, just …

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Club Roundup: Shock Defeat For Dr Crokes While Nemo Progress

One of the biggest shocks in the club championship this weekend came in Kerry where Kerins O’Rahilly’s came from nine points down to record a 3-18 to 2-17 victory over champions, Dr Crokes.  Dr Crokes looked to have the win secured with ten minutes to go but two goals from Tommy Walsh helped them to a 13-point swing in the final …

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Brian Cody Expected To Continue The Course With Kilkenny Hurlers

It is being reported today that Brian Cody will decide to stay on as manager of the Kilkenny senior hurling team.  The Cats have been in a transitional period over the last two years but 2018 was promising as Cody’s side claimed a league title, in addition to losing to eventual champions Limerick by just two points in the All-Ireland …

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Westmeath To Appoint Limerick Legend Quaid As He Departs Kildare

Former Limerick goalkeeper, Joe Quaid has left his role as Kildare hurling manager after three years in charge. It is expected that the two-time All Star winner will now take over as boss of Westmeath, following the departure of Michael Ryan earlier this summer. Ryan was with the county for almost four years, guiding them to the Joe McDonagh final …

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Late Tipperary Goal Seals Dramatic U21 Final Win Over Cork

Cork 1-16 Tipperary 3-13 In front of a crowd of 16,173, Tipperary were crowned U21 hurling champions for the first time since 2010. A burst of scores from Cork looked to have sealed the win for the Rebels before the substitutes for the Premier County combined to edge the win in dramatic style. Determined not to repeat the mistakes of the …

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Mannion Narrowly Beats Mulcahy To PA Hurler Of The Year Award

Following a suitably dramatic All Ireland final that finished an epic summer of hurling, we asked our readers to vote for their Hurler and Young Hurler of the Year.  After some brilliant performances, the nominees for Hurler of the Year were Joe Canning and Padraic Mannion of Galway and Graeme Mulcahy from the All Ireland champions, Limerick. Cork’s Mark Coleman …

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Cork Make One Change To Strong Team For U21 Final Against Tipp

Cork have made one change to their side to face Tipperary in the All Ireland U21 hurling final tomorrow evening in Gaelic Grounds.  David Griffin is named at full-back after recovering from a hamstring injury he sustained in a senior training session prior to Cork’s All Ireland semi-final. The Cork U21 hurling team for the All-Ireland Final on Sunday 26th …

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“It’s Cool That They Finally Won” – Tiger Weighs In On Limerick’s Triumph

Limerick’s hurlers have been receiving their fair share of praise from around the sporting world, following their All-Ireland senior hurling final triumph last Sunday. One of the biggest and most surprising names to congratulate John Kiely’s men was golfer and 14-time major winner Tiger Woods. Woods is a close friend of JP McManus who sponsors the hurlers through Sporting Limerick …

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Micheál Donoghue Vows Resilient Galway Will Bounce Back

Galway manager, Micheál Donoghue has vowed that his side will recover from their one-point loss to Limerick in the All Ireland final at the weekend and come back stronger.  The Tribesmen found themselves eight points down after 68 minutes but fought their way back to within a point during additional time. Donoghue has hailed the character of his players to recover …

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Limerick Dominate Pundit Arena Hurling Team Of The Year

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One of the greatest hurling championships of the modern era has come to a close with Limerick taking home the Liam MacCarthy Cup. We’re left with some fantastic memories of outstanding performances. After much consideration and debate, we have selected our team of the year. 1 Eoin Murphy (Kilkenny) The Kilkenny goalkeeper has been unrivalled in the championship this year. He performed …

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Limerick Hurlers Celebrate All-Ireland Victory At Gaelic Grounds

An estimated 80k to 90,000 strong crowd meant that the Limerick hurling team took their time getting from Colbert Station to the Gaelic Grounds. The stadium steadily filled up for hours in anticipation of the arrival home for the stars that claimed the Liam MacCarthy Cup. Páirc na nGael @gaelicgrounds Sean Sabhat ringing out for #homecoming #luimneachabú pic.twitter.com/g8MTwjX6CO — Tomás O …

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Watch: Limerick Team Arrive Home To Raucous Scenes

It’s becoming as well-worn as the original statement, but for Limerick, 45 years of pain have come to an end. In defeating defending champions Galway in the All Ireland final yesterday, Limerick claimed the Liam MacCarthy Cup at Croke Park. The thoroughly deserved celebrations presumably went long into the night, but they are far from over. After the yearly visits …

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All You Need To Know Ahead Of Limerick’s Triumphant Homecoming

Liam McCarthy will make his first appearance in the Gaelic Grounds this evening as the All Ireland champions, Limerick are welcomed back to their home ground after their historic win yesterday. A huge crowd is expected to turn up to welcome home their heroes from Dublin with the free tickets for the gathering being snapped up within two hours on …

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