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The Rock: “Clare Will Have To Hurl Like Never Before”

Former Cork player and selector, Diarmuid O’Sullivan says that Clare will have to be at their very best if they are to overcome Galway in the All Ireland semi-final on Saturday. The Paddy Power  GAA columnist believes that any of the remaining semi-finalists can rattle Galway, despite the run of form of the All Ireland champions. “The three teams that are …

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Boost For Clare As Shanagher Returns For Galway Semi-Final Clash

Clare have received a huge boost ahead of Saturday’s All Ireland hurling semi-final against Galway in Croke Park with the news that Aron Shanagher has returned to the matchday squad.  Shanagher suffered a cruciate knee injury before Clare travelled to Boston for the Fenway Classic back in November and the young forward will add another string to the bow of …

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Reports: Seamus Harnedy A Major Doubt For Semi-Final Clash With Limerick

Cork captain, Seamus Harnedy has emerged as an injury doubt ahead of Sunday’s All Ireland semi-final clash against Limerick, according to the Irish Independent.  The paper is reporting that the 28-year-old suffered a hamstring injury in a recent challenge game against the U21 side. The St Ita’s man has been in sensational form for the Rebel county this season, scoring 1-4 …

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Diarmuid O’Sullivan: “Cork Will Win An All Ireland In This Decade”

Cork hurling legend, Diarmuid O’Sullivan believes that Patrick Horgan deserves more respect for his contribution to Cork hurling and is adamant that the Glen Rovers man will win all All Ireland medal before he retires.  The Paddy Power GAA Ambassador was speaking at an event prior to his county’s All Ireland semi-final encounter with Limerick. O’Sullivan is adamant that Horgan deserves to be recognised …

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All-Star Hurling Team Of The Year If It Was Picked Today

The restructuring of the provincial championships has led to some incredible games and even better performances and the 2018 team of the year will be one of the most competitive yet. We had a go at picking the team based on current form and it has led to some massive casualties.  1 Eoin Murphy (Kilkenny) No explanation needed. Murphy has been …

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Horgan And Walsh Take Player Of The Month Awards For June

Patrick Horgan has been awarded the PwC GAA/GPA Hurler of the Month for June following his display for Cork in the Munster Championship. The Glen Rovers man scored 0-11 in a sensational performance in the final against Clare to bring his tally to 1-42 for in his provincial campaign. The 30 year-old will be a key figure for the Rebels …

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Hurling Team Of The Week: The Men From Munster Dominate

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We were treated to two cracking hurling quarter-finals over the weekend with Clare and Limerick edging their way into the All Ireland semi-finals at the expense of Wexford and Kilkenny. As a result, there’s plenty of competition in our Hurling Team of the Week. 1 Eoin Murphy (Kilkenny) Every week he plays, his name ends up on one team of …

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Winners And Losers As World Cup Ends & Super 8s Begin

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As the World Cup draws to a close and the Super 8s kick into gear let’s take a look at the winners and losers from this weekend of sporting action. _____ Winners: France A second World Cup triumph 20 years after their first, France defeated opponents Croatia by 4-2 in Sunday’s final in Moscow. Despite starting on the backfoot the …

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Five Conclusions As All Ireland Hurling Semi-Finals Confirmed

Three Munster teams in the final four This year’s Munster championship was one of the most surprising, exhilarating and enthralling competitions in recent years, courtesy of the new round-robin structure. Every game was hotly contested with no team getting an easy ride. At one stage, each team had a realistic chance of reaching the final, going to the qualifiers or …

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Late Morrissey Super Strike Sees Limerick Clinch Victory Over Kilkenny

Kilkenny 1-22 Limerick 0-27 Limerick have secured their first win over Kilkenny since 1973 after a thrilling encounter in Semple Stadium this afternoon. Kilkenny’s strategy of moving TJ Reid to full-forward paid dividends in the opening stages as the Ballyhale Shamrocks man caused havoc among a full back line that struggled in the Munster semi-final against Clare. His battle with Seán …

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Watch: Eoin Murphy’s Two Stunning Saves Keep Kilkenny In The Game

Kilkenny goalkeeper Eoin Murphy is having an incredible game in the Cats’ All Ireland hurling quarter-final against Limerick. Murphy has kept a scintillating Limerick forward line goalless following two incredible saves in either half. The first came after Aaron Gillane fizzed the sliotar off his boot, but Murphy managed to pull off a stunning top corner save to deny the …

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Preview: Who Will Take The Last Hurling Semi-Final Spot?

It’s the battle of two extremely proud hurling counties today in Thurles as Limerick and Kilkenny battle it out for a place in this year’s All Ireland semi-final. We take a look at some of the key issues ahead of the 2pm throw-in. What has changed since last year’s encounter? Kilkenny and Limerick played out a thrilling game in Nowlan …

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