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The Sunday Game Announce Their Hurler And Team Of The Year Awards

Another hurling season has come to an end, and there’s no better time to decide on those players who starred this year. There was a lot of debate among The Sunday Game panel on Sunday night, one which featured the likes of Anthony Daly and Donal O’Grady. Ultimately, champions Limerick dominated proceedings in the ‘Team of the Year’ awards, with seven …

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Watch: Shane Dowling’s Post-Match Speech Is An Instant Classic

Emotions were running high at Croke Park this evening as Limerick managed to record their first All-Ireland win since 1973. There’ll be some serious celebrations amongst their support tonight and perhaps even for the next week or two, that’s for sure! It really has been a frustrating time for Limerick’s hurlers, who, like manager John Kiely pointed out, have consistently found …

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Galway Minor Hurlers Claim Third All-Ireland In Four Years

FT: Galway 0-21 Kilkenny 0-14 It truly was a fiery start for Kilkenny as they racked up four points in a row to put some distance between themselves and their opponents in the game’s earliest stages. And while it might have looked as though they could continue their ascent towards domination, Galway swung the momentum instantaneously scoring six of their …

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Kilkenny See Off A Spirited Galway To Advance To All-Ireland Final

FT: Kilkenny 1-10 Galway 1-07 Galway met Kilkenny today in the first of the two All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship semi-finals this evening with Semple Stadium playing host to the matchup. The sides exchanged points in the early goings and when the first-half reached its own halfway mark, Kilkenny led by 0-02 to 0-01 but not a single point was scored …

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“All The Limerick Lads Are Jumping On The Bandwagon!”

On Sunday, Limerick will attempt to end 45 years of heartbreak when they take on Galway in the All-Ireland Senior hurling final at Croke Park.  1973 was the last time Limerick lifted the Liam MacCarthy Cup and we should expect a cracker in Dublin on Sunday at the country’s two best teams go head-to-head over 70 minutes. In all sporting …

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Galway Make One Change As Starting XVs Named For Hurling Final

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Semi-Final, Croke park, Dublin 6/8/2017 Galway vs Tipperary GalwayÕs Gearoid McInerney celebrates after the game Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

The managers of the county’s contesting the All-Ireland Hurling final on Sunday have named their starting teams. Current champions Galway have made one change from their semi-final replay win over Clare. Micheál Donoghue has opted to start centre back Gearoid McInerney, who missed that game due to an injury sustained in the previous drawn encounter. Otherwise, it’s as you were for …

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Inter-County Stars Favour New Hurling System But Changes Needed

As part of a PA Roundtable ahead of the All Ireland Hurling Final between Galway and Limerick, we spoke to inter-county stars, Austin Gleeson, Liam Rushe, John McGrath and Conor McDonald about their predictions for the titanic tussle. When asked about their thoughts on the new round-robin format that came into effect this summer, all players were unanimous in their support given the …

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The Rock: A Galway Victory Would Be Greatest Final Win Of All Time

Cork legend, Diarmuid O’Sullivan believes that a Galway win in Sunday’s All Ireland final against Limerick would be one of the biggest achievements in hurling.  The new hurling format has meant that Galway played six games in the Leinster championship, including a replay of the final against Kilkenny. Their subsequent semi-final clash with Clare also went to a replay and …

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Conor McDonald: Good Start Could Sneak Win For Limerick

As part of a PA Roundtable ahead of the All Ireland Hurling Final between Galway and Limerick, we spoke to Wexford hurler, Conor McDonald about his predictions for the titanic Croke Park tussle. _____ 1. Who will be Galway’s key man and why? Conor Whelan. He has a ferocious work rate and is unbelievably accurate if he gets any sniff, just …

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