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Five Club Games To Look Forward To This Weekend

While most counties have played their hurling and football finals, there are still a few that are down for decision. We also have the opening rounds of the Ulster and Leinster SFC to look forward to as well as the start of the Munster SHC. The provincial club championships let us see the best play the best as teams in …

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Camogie Star Says More Joined Up Thinking Needed Between Camogie And Hurling Officials

A lot has been made of the decision from the Special Congress of the GAA to completely restructure the hurling championship. From 2018 until at least 2020, the provincial championships will be played on a round robin system with five teams competing on both the Munster and Leinster Championships. The camogie championship is also played with a similar structure and …

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Dowling Hopes Na Piarsaigh Can Keep Remarkable Record Intact

Limerick champions Na Piarsaigh celebrated their fourth county SHC title when they defeated Kilmallock in the Gaelic Grounds. When you consider the city club won their first ever title in 2011, this is an impressive record. However, what is even more impressive is the side’s record in the Munster club championship. In each of the previous three years, they claimed …

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‘Unacceptable And Unfair’ – Sacked Galway Camogie Boss Furious With Treatment From County Board

Former Galway camogie manager Mark Dunne was relieved of his position this week – and he has responded with a hard-hitting statement slamming the board. Despite reaching an All-Ireland semi-final, where they were narrowly beaten by Cork, Dunne has been told his services are no longer required. The reason given was that a member of his backroom team, Niall Corcoran, …

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Scotland Defeat Ireland In Annual Hurling/Shinty Fixture

Ireland’s selection of hurlers came up short against Scotland’s shinty players on Saturday afternoon in Inverness.  The Scots won out on a scoreline of 2-12 to 0-15 in the annual hurling/shinty fixture. It was those two goals which proved crucial to the outcome at Bught Park, with just three points separating the sides at the end of the game. Kevin …

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Five Club Games We Are Looking Forward To This Weekend

There are a host of county and provincial club championship action to keep us occupied this weekend as more teams battle it out for local honours. With some more big counties finishing off their championships, as well as replays and Ulster Championship action, there is something for every GAA fan this weekend. Here five of the stand-out fixtures this weekend: …

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Five Games We Can’t Wait To See In Championship 2018

Thursday night saw the draws take place for the 2018 GAA hurling and football championships. It may only be October, but it is never too early to look forward to the summer when top-level GAA returns. While we have great club action to get us through the winter followed by the shadow-boxing of the National Leagues, it is the summer …

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Galway Hurlers To Play Challenge Match In Australia In 2018

The Australian embassy in Dublin have confirmed that the GAA are organising a special inter-county hurling match to take place next year Down Under. The match will take place between All-Ireland champions Galway and the winners of the 2018 National Hurling League. The event will see the likes of Joe Canning and Gearoid McInerney as well as some of the …

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New Cork Senior Hurling Manager To Be Ratified Next Week

The wait to hear who Kieran Kingston’s successor as manager of the Cork hurlers is drawing to a close.  The ratification of the new boss was scheduled to take place at a county board meeting tonight but the appointment has been delayed until next Monday. Hot favourite to take the reins on Leeside is John Meyler, who managed the county’s …

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Pat Gilroy On Diarmuid Connolly’s Chances Of Joining The Dublin Hurlers

At the launch of the AIG Fenway Hurling Classic, Dublin manager, Pat Gilroy

Former Dublin football boss Pat Gilroy’s recent appointment as senior hurling manager was a decision that raised a few eyebrows. However, having a boss with the winning mentality that Gilroy possesses from his time with the county’s footballers can only be a good thing for Dublin hurling. However, one issue that has long been associated with the hurling team from …

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