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Colin Dunford And Killian Burke Discuss Just How Good The Squad Spirit Is In Waterford And Cork

Sport nowadays sees many managers looking to build a strong squad aiming to create strong competition for places with all squad members fighting hard for a place in the starting fifteen. But the role of ‘impact subs’ is ever growing. In interviews with gaa.ie, Colin Dunford of Waterford and Killian Burke of Cork, two players who have seen little game time so far this year, both spoke about life outside of the starting …

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Relief For Galway Ahead Of All-Ireland Final As Tuohy Faces No Disciplinary Action

Galway defender Adrian Tuohy has been cleared to participate in next month’s All-Ireland SHC final.  The Tribesemen will feel relieved at the news that the Central Competitions Control Committe (CCCC) have ruled that there is insufficient evidence for the player to warrant a suspension. There were questions raised over an incident where Tuohy appeared to interfere with Patrick ‘Bonner’ Maher’s …

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Six Of The Best Value Bets For Hurling All-Stars

It’s safe to say we are now well and truly into the business end of the championship. Barring a draw, we have got just two games left to look forward to. These are generally the games where All-Stars are earned. Of course, as always at this point, it does appear as though a few players have got their All-Stars nailed …

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The Ultimate Cork Vs Waterford Hurling Championship Quiz

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Cork and Waterford face off in the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship semi-final this Sunday, as the neighbouring counties continue their fierce rivalry. As we look ahead to Croker, so many memories of recent years spring to mind, in epic clashes between the two sides. But how much do you remember? Test your knowledge here… _____ Make sure to check out the …

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Three Times Cork Produced The Goods In Croke Park

“Hill 16 is Rebels only…” The excitement is steadily building and anticipation is growing by the minute on Leeside for the massive All-Ireland SHC semi-final clash between Cork and Waterford on Sunday in Croke Park. The Rebels come into the tie as Munster champions, having dispatched of Sunday’s opposition at the semi-final stage of that competition. Since then, Derek McGrath’s …

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Three Men Who Will Be Key If Cork Are To Win On Sunday

Cork and Waterford face off to determine who will face Galway in the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship final on the first Sunday in September, and excitement levels are reaching fever pitch. While many expected the Déise to feature in the last four this year, the same can’t be said of the Rebels. But it has been Cork that have come …

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Galway Captain Reveals Who He Thinks Will Win On Sunday

Hurler Of The Year Allianz Hurling League Division 1B, Pearse Stadium, Galway 19/2/2017 Galway vs Wexford Galway's David Burke leads out his team Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Galway hurling captain David Burke will have a keen interest in this Sunday’s All-Ireland hurling semi-final. The Tribesmen await the winners of Cork and Waterford. But Burke has a feeling it’s the Rebels he will be facing in September. Having advanced to their third All-Ireland final of the decade, after their dramatic win over Tipperary, confidence is high in the …

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Three Men Who Will Be Key If Waterford Are To Win On Sunday

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This Sunday sees Cork and Waterford clash for the seventh time this decade in championship action. Waterford have slowly regained form following a slow start to the championship. Way back in June, this Cork side trounced the Déise. Since then however, we’ve seen a change in this side. Derek McGrath will have undoubtedly learned a lot from defeat to Cork …

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Padraic Maher Felt Tipperary Didn’t Get Equal Treatment From Barry Kelly On Sunday

Another classic encounter between Tipperary and Galway has seen the majority of headlines tipped in the direction of Galway and Joe Canning. But it took two teams to contribute to another classic and Tipperary captain Padraic Maher was extremely proud of his team’s efforts. Jackie Cahill writing in the Independent, reported that the Tipp captain was devastated at their failing to get …

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Four Take-Aways From A Hectic GAA Weekend

GAA fans of both codes were treated to a bumper weekend of action with the unusual scenario of four games across one weekend. We now know the line-up for the All-Ireland football semi-finals as Dublin will take on Tyrone and Kerry face Mayo. Galway also became the first side into the All-Ireland hurling final. They await the winners of the …

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