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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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Five Talking Points After A Mammoth GAA Weekend

After an action-packed weekend of county championship action, 17 clubs from all over Ireland are celebrating winning their local titles. There was heartbreak and ecstasy, joy, drama and no little action the county championships come to a conclusion – and the provincial championships commence. And while there is no occasion like an All-Ireland final in Croke Park, there is a lot to …

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Report: Offaly Have A New Senior Hurling Manager

Three months after Kevin Ryan left the post of Offaly senior hurling manager, the county board have found his replacement, according to reports coming out of the Midlands county on Sunday night. However, according to Offaly officials, the appointment of former Faithful hurler Kevin Martin is subject to ratification at the next County Committee meeting. This process is expected to …

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