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Complacency Not An Option For Cork Against Lowly Waterford

Cork know they can’t be complacent heading into Saturday night’s crunch Munster Championship clash with Waterford at Páirc Uí Chaoimh. Cork are coming off a huge win against Limerick while the Déise are currently at a low ebb, however, Patrick Horgan knows all too well that a good or bad performance could be right around the corner… for either side. …

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“I’m Not Interested Unless It’s Something To Do With Cork”

Patrick Horgan

The demands of inter-county hurling are continually increasing as teams seek to obtain that extra 1% which could prove the difference between winning and losing.  The sport is almost unrecognisable to how it was played 20 years ago. Players must commit a considerable amount of time to the sport – training, recovery, preparation, nutrition and strength and conditioning – it’s …

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Eoin Murphy On “Formidable” Tipp And Waterford’s Disappointing Season

Eoin Murphy

Kilkenny goalkeeper Eoin Murphy believes that Tipperary are the team setting the standard this year following their impressive performances in the Munster Championship so far.  Liam Sheedy’s side have breezed to comprehensive wins over Cork, Waterford and Clare, scoring a combined total of 7-79 across all three games. While the Premier County are soaring, it has been another bleak year …

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Horgan & Reilly Scoop GAA Player Of The Month Accolades

Patrick Horgan Martin Reilly

Cavan’s Martin Reilly and Cork’s Partick Horgan both received the PWC GAA/GPA Player Of The Month awards for May after a string of impressive performances. Reilly, who took home the footballer of the month award, was instrumental for Cavan as they secured their first Ulster championship win over Monaghan in 18 years in the quarter-final as his crucial first-half goal …

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“I Knew I Wasn’t Right” – Orla Finn On Recovery From Concussion

Orla Finn Cork

Back in 2016, the LGFA Central Council voted to adopt the GAA Concussion Guidelines with agreed amendments for female players. The information document highlights that injury must be taken seriously “to protect the long-term welfare of the player.” It states that some symptoms develop immediately while other symptoms may make themselves known gradually over time. The latter was the case …

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Eoin Murphy: “No Real Time Frame” For Injury Return

Kilkenny goalkeeper Eoin Murphy has said it is too early to tell when he will return to action following a leg injury he picked up in a club game last month. Darren Brennan has stepped into the role in place of the two-time All-Star winner who broke his tibia and is expected to miss all of the Leinster Championship. “I’m …

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GAA Stock Watch: Ulster Up, Munster Down As Jarly Og Goes To Town

It’s all anybody is talking about really… The Ulster Football Championship served up yet another cracker this past weekend as Cavan and Armagh fought out a draw in St Tiernach’s Park, Clones with the two having to meet again this Sunday to determine who will face either Donegal or Tyrone in this year’s Ulster final. Meanwhile, the Munster Hurling Championship …

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Championship Deep-Dive: The Magic Of The McGrath Brothers

In June of last year in Semple Stadium, Clare knocked Tipperary out of the hurling championship with a two-point win. After one loss and two draws, it was probably Tipperary’s best performance of the round-robin series but they conceded a five-point lead in the final 10 minutes and the 2016 All Ireland champions had to watch the rest of the …

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Spotlight: Cometh The Hour, Cometh The Mackey

They’ll have to do it all again next week but for now, we can revel in yet another cracking contest in the Ulster Football Championship. Cavan and Armagh played out a thrilling 1-14 to 0-17 draw at Clones on Sunday and the two sides will meet again this weekend to determine who will face either Donegal or Tyrone in this …

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GAA Round-Up: Thriller In Ulster While Kildare Put Longford To Bed

gaelic football round up Ulster semi-final

While hurling took centre stage across television coverage today, it was Gaelic football that provided the drama as Armagh and Cavan played out a thrilling draw in the Ulster semi-final. The sides will have to do it all again next Sunday in Clones to decide who will earn a place in the Ulster football final against Tyrone/Donegal. Meanwhile, Kildare overcame …

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