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Limerick Dominate Pundit Arena Hurling Team Of The Year

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One of the greatest hurling championships of the modern era has come to a close with Limerick taking home the Liam MacCarthy Cup. We’re left with some fantastic memories of outstanding performances. After much consideration and debate, we have selected our team of the year. 1 Eoin Murphy (Kilkenny) The Kilkenny goalkeeper has been unrivalled in the championship this year. He performed …

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Kildare Announce Plans To Redevelop St Conleth’s Park

Kildare have officially announced that they plan on redeveloping St Conleth’s Park. The ground that was the subject of one of the biggest GAA stories of the year has been granted planning permission for an expansion that will include a new 2,600-seater stand. The ‘Newbridge or Nowhere’ controversy stemmed from the GAA’s decision to deprive Kildare of their home advantage …

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Limerick Hurlers Celebrate All-Ireland Victory At Gaelic Grounds

An estimated 80k to 90,000 strong crowd meant that the Limerick hurling team took their time getting from Colbert Station to the Gaelic Grounds. The stadium steadily filled up for hours in anticipation of the arrival home for the stars that claimed the Liam MacCarthy Cup. Páirc na nGael @gaelicgrounds Sean Sabhat ringing out for #homecoming #luimneachabú pic.twitter.com/g8MTwjX6CO — Tomás O …

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Watch: Limerick Team Arrive Home To Raucous Scenes

It’s becoming as well-worn as the original statement, but for Limerick, 45 years of pain have come to an end. In defeating defending champions Galway in the All Ireland final yesterday, Limerick claimed the Liam MacCarthy Cup at Croke Park. The thoroughly deserved celebrations presumably went long into the night, but they are far from over. After the yearly visits …

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All You Need To Know Ahead Of Limerick’s Triumphant Homecoming

Liam McCarthy will make his first appearance in the Gaelic Grounds this evening as the All Ireland champions, Limerick are welcomed back to their home ground after their historic win yesterday. A huge crowd is expected to turn up to welcome home their heroes from Dublin with the free tickets for the gathering being snapped up within two hours on …

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Tyrone Persist With RTE Media Shun Ahead Of All Ireland Final

Ulster GAA Football Senior Championship Quarter-Final, Celtic Park, Derry 22/5/2016 Derry vs Tyrone Tyrone manager Mickey Harte Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Presseye/Lorcan Doherty

RTE have released a statement confirming that no interviews with Tyrone players or management will feature in their All Ireland football final coverage.  In 2011, Tyrone manager, Mickey Harte refused to engage with RTE following a sketch about Harte on The John Murray Show in the months following his daughter, Michaela’s death. No Tyrone players have been interviewed by the national broadcaster …

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The Sunday Game Announce Their Hurler And Team Of The Year Awards

Another hurling season has come to an end, and there’s no better time to decide on those players who starred this year. There was a lot of debate among The Sunday Game panel on Sunday night, one which featured the likes of Anthony Daly and Donal O’Grady. Ultimately, champions Limerick dominated proceedings in the ‘Team of the Year’ awards, with seven …

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Watch: Shane Dowling’s Post-Match Speech Is An Instant Classic

Emotions were running high at Croke Park this evening as Limerick managed to record their first All-Ireland win since 1973. There’ll be some serious celebrations amongst their support tonight and perhaps even for the next week or two, that’s for sure! It really has been a frustrating time for Limerick’s hurlers, who, like manager John Kiely pointed out, have consistently found …

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Galway Minor Hurlers Claim Third All-Ireland In Four Years

FT: Galway 0-21 Kilkenny 0-14 It truly was a fiery start for Kilkenny as they racked up four points in a row to put some distance between themselves and their opponents in the game’s earliest stages. And while it might have looked as though they could continue their ascent towards domination, Galway swung the momentum instantaneously scoring six of their …

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