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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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John McGrath: Young Limerick Won’t Fear Playing Galway

As part of a PA Roundtable ahead of the All Ireland Hurling Final between Galway and Limerick, we spoke to Tipperary hurler, John McGrath about his predictions for the titanic Croke Park tussle. You can read the full roundtable with Austin Gleeson, Liam Rushe, John McGrath and Conor McDonald here. _____ 1. Who will be Galway’s key man and why? If named …

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Liam Rushe: Don’t Expect Limerick Collapse On Sunday

Bord Gáis Energy GAA Hurling U21 Munster Final, Gaelic Grounds, Limerick 26/7/2017 Limerick vs Cork Limerick's Cian Lynch celebrates after the game Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

As part of a PA Roundtable ahead of the All Ireland Hurling Final between Galway and Limerick, we spoke to Dublin hurler Liam Rushe about his predictions for the titanic Croke Park tussle. You can read the full roundtable with Austin Gleeson, Liam Rushe, John McGrath and Conor McDonald here. _____ 1. Who will be Galway’s key man and why?   Liam …

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PA Roundtable: Inter-County Hurling Stars Predict The All Ireland Final

Ahead of this weekend’s All Ireland Hurling Final between Galway and Limerick, Pundit Arena spoke to some of the country’s top hurlers to get their predictions on what should be an enthralling affair. Austin Gleeson (Waterford), Liam Rushe (Dublin), John McGrath (Tipperary), and Conor McDonald (Wexford) have their say. ____ 1. Who will be Galway’s key man and why? Austin …

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An Unforgettable Summer Of Hurling Backed Up By TV Viewing Figures

An unforgettable summer of hurling reaches a climax this weekend when Galway and Limerick contest the All Ireland Senior Hurling final in Croke Park on Sunday.  The westerners are favourites with the bookies to retain their title after ending their drought last year but many pundits this week have tipped that the match could go either way. Based on the …

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GAA Issue Warning To Fans Over The Resale Of Tickets

The GAA have issued a warning to fans heading to the All Ireland hurling and football finals that tickets being resold for over face value will be cancelled. The organisation released a statement this morning said that ticket touting websites will be monitored with any ticket in excess of face value being automatically cancelled. “Tickets for GAA All-Ireland Finals are …

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Vote: The Main Contenders For Hurler And Young Hurler Of The Year

With only one match left in the senior hurling calendar, attention is now turning to who will pick up the coveted hurler and young hurler of the year award. We have selected our top three contenders for each and we want you to vote for your winners. Hurler of the Year contenders Name: Padraic Mannion County: Galway Credentials: Padraic Mannion has been the most consistent player …

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Tipp U21 Star Has Red Card Rescinded Following Appeal

Tipperary U21 star, Mark Kehoe is free to play in the All Ireland final following a successful appeal to have his red card from the semi-final overturned.  Tipperary stunned Galway in the Gaelic Grounds last week, beating the Leinster champions on a scoreline of 3-17 to 1-17. Kehoe was one of the stars for the Premier County and contributed this …

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Hurling For Cancer Returns To Newbridge With Stellar Lineup

Hurling for Cancer, the annual hurling charity match will return to St Conleth’s Park in Newbridge this evening with stars from the GAA, racing, rugby and the television world set to take part.   Organisers, Jim Bolger and Davy Russell have roped in a number of top personalities including Ollie Canning, John Mullane, Tommy Walsh, Anna Geary, Peter Canavan, Stephen …

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Galway Receive Positive News On Gearoid McInerney Injury Front

Reports from Galway suggest that All-Star centre-back, Gearoid McInerney will be fit to feature in the All Ireland final against Limerick on Sunday. The 27-year old missed Galway’s semi-final win over Clare after picking up a calf injury in the drawn game the week before. However the Irish Independent are reporting that McInerney has responded well to treatment and is winning the race …

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Breaking: Davy Fitzgerald To Remain With The Wexford Hurlers

The Wexford county board have announced today that Davy Fitzgerald will remain at the helm for the 2019 season.  Fitzgerald has come under pressure due to a disappointing Championship campaign which saw them exit at the quarter-final stage at the hands of Clare and they were unable to reach the Leinster final which was competed by Galway and Kilkenny. He …

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Landmark Year For Hurling Summed Up With This Win Over Football

It’s been an unforgettable summer of hurling thus far in 2018.  The introduction of the round-robin series in the Munster and Leinster hurling championships led to the increased frequency of often dramatic and nail-biting encounters. It didn’t stop there and as we entered the All-Ireland stage of the championship we were greeted with some excellent quarter-final and semi-final matchups. All of …

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The PA Hurler Of The Decade: The Results

Brought to you by   Over the past decade, the hurling world has seen a plethora of exceptionally talented players come and go. There’s been dynamic goalkeepers, rock-solid defenders, exceptional midfielders and clinical forwards. But who’s been the very best in the country in each position? In the last instalment of our five-part series we look at the results and see who …

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