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The PA Hurler Of The Decade: Part 1 – The Goalkeeper

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 opening edition of our five-part series we first ask, who’s the best hurling …

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All-Star Hurling Team Of The Year Based On Current Form

July was a sensational month for hurling and it proved again why hurling is the greatest sport on the planet (not snobbery, just truth). And and as a result, it’s harder than ever to predict the Hurling All-Star Team but we’ve had a go, based on current form.   1 Eoin Murphy (Kilkenny) Murphy has been in superb form again this summer and is a class …

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Limerick’s Aaron Gillane Wins Hurler Of The Week By A Landslide

Limerick’s Aaron Gillane has been voted the GAA.ie hurler of the week after his fantastic performance for the Treaty County in their dramatic victory over Cork in Sunday’s All-Ireland SHC semi-final in Croke Park.  Gillane scored 0-13 on Sunday, including six points from play as he tormented the Cork defence with his fielding and swift movement. The 21-year-old Patrickswell clubman finished …

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Stand Tickets Sold Out As Replay Chaos Continues

There have been scenes of absolute chaos ahead of Sunday’s All Ireland semi-final replay between Galway and Clare as fans attempt to purchase tickets for the eagerly awaited showdown in Thurles.  The GAA confirmed that the replay between the two teams would take place in Semple Stadium in Thurles in the hours that followed their first meeting, a thrilling contest that …

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The Rock Blasts Fickle Cork Fans As “An Absolute Disgrace”

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Qualifiers Round 1, Pairc Ui Rinn, Cork 2/7/2016 Cork vs Dublin Cork selector Diarmuid O'Sullivan Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

Cork legend, Diarmuid O’Sullivan has blasted some of the disgruntled Cork fans leaving Croke Park yesterday, calling them an “absolute disgrace”.  The Rebels came out on the losing side of a thrilling semi-final that saw Limerick come from six points down to win in extra-time, booking their place in the All Ireland final. The Paddy Power GAA columnist says he confronted fans …

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RTE To Provide Live Coverage Of All Three GAA Matches On Sunday

RTE had confirmed that they will show the All Ireland semi-final replay as well as two Super 8 matches on Sunday, across three different channels. At 2pm Galway and Clare go head-to-head once again for a chance to play Limerick in the All Ireland final, following their draw on Saturday. Scheduled for 3.30pm is the meeting of Dublin and Roscommon in the …

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Thurles Replay Means Change To U21 Hurling Semi Final Date

The All Ireland senior hurling semi-final game between Clare and Galway in Croke Park on Saturday going to a replay means that the U21 hurling semi-final, which sees Tipperary and Galway clash, has now been rescheduled. Galway and Tipperary will now face off in their last four encounter on Wednesday, August 8th at 7.30pm in the Gaelic Grounds in Limerick. U21 …

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Hurling Team Of The Week: Sublime Displays Top Exhilarating Weekend

Hurling was the real winner of the weekend as fans were treated to two spectacular semi finals, 130 scores in 187 minutes of pure drama. The result is a highly competitive and wonderfully talented Team of the Week. 1 Nicky Quaid (Limerick) Need we even explain this one? His sublime intervention to prevent Seamus Harnedy from scoring proved to be a pivotal moment …

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Weekend Winners & Losers As Hurling Triumphs & Mourinho Moans

A weekend which saw a masterclass of hurling, a stunning Zebo try and Mouinho continue to moan, let’s take a look at the winners and losers from the last couple of days in sport. _____ Winners Hurling Fans The hurling gods bestowed upon the fans, one of the greatest weekends in the history of the sport. Both All-Ireland semi-finals served …

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Watch: Key Moments That Sealed Victory For Limerick

Limerick have become the first team to book their place in the All Ireland hurling final 2018, there first final in 11 years. It was yet another nail-biting, ferocious and exhilarating battle with Cork and we take a look back at the key moments that proved to be the winning of the match for Limerick. Shane Dowling introduction John Kiely …

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Dowling The Hero As Limerick Book Their Place In All Ireland Final

GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship Semi-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 29/7/2018 Cork vs Limerick Limerick’s Cian Lynch celebrates scoring a goal

Cork 2-31 Limerick 3-32 Limerick came from six points down to clinch a place in the All Ireland final with victory over Cork after extra-tome. Substitute, Shane Dowling and Aaron Gillane were the heroes for the Treaty men as their late points secured the win. The opening of this game was everything you would expect. Free flowing, nervy and ferocious. Darragh Fitzgibbon who has been excellent …

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Five Questions As Clare And Galway Battle It Out For Final Spot

GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship Quarter-Final, Semple Stadium, Tipperary 24/7/2016 Clare vs Galway Clare's John Conlon with Daithi Burke of Galway Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

It may be a Saturday in July, the rain may be pouring but it’s All Ireland hurling semi-final day and this fixture between Clare and Galway promises not to disappoint. We take a look at the key questions ahead of the 5pm throw-in. Who are the key match-ups? When this fixture was first announced, the pairing that sprung to everyone’s mind …

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