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2015 Hurling All Stars Unveiled

The GAA have announced the 2015 All Star Hurling Team. With the inter county season having come to a close, the GAA have revealed their 2015 All Star Hurling team. Unsurprisingly, after winning the All Ireland title, Kilkenny once more dominate this year’s All Star team. The Cats have seven players included in the team, with beaten All Ireland finalists Galway …

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Photo: Richie Power And His Son Puck At Hurling Heart Strings

Kilkenny hurlers always look so at home in Croker, and they are only going to get more comfortable. Shortly after the “Cats” put the finishing touches to Galway to claim their 36th All-Ireland hurling title, fans in attendance at Croke Park were treated to a truly touching sight, as Richie Power and his son, Rory, took to the sacred sod …

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5 Quick Conclusions From The All Ireland Hurling Final

Kilkenny defeated Galway 1-22 to 1-18 in the All Ireland Hurling Final. Kilkenny’s superb second half performance saw them claim yet another All Ireland title. Galway dominated the first half and led 0-14 to 1-8 at the break. However Kilkenny brought physicality to their second half display, only allowing the Tribesmen score 1-4 in the second half. Galway’s First Half …

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GAA Introduce Hawk Eye 2.0 To Scare Off Croke Park Pigeons

A few extra spectators packed in to Croke Park last weekend and the GAA have taken an unusual step to prevent this from happening again this weekend. On Saturday evening, during the two All-Ireland football quarter-finals, pigeons were present on the pitch for the majority of the game. Again on Sunday for the hurling, they re-appeared, only moving when it was …

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Is Anyone Going Stop Relentless Kilkenny?

After yesterday’s hugely impressive win, Kilkenny march on to another All-Ireland final and the question remains, can anyone stop them? Yes, Kilkenny are obviously further down the line in terms of development compared to Waterford but their incredible work-rate and the insurmountable pressure demonstrated yesterday, means they are now firm favourites to win their seventh Liam McCarthy Cup in nine seasons. …

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Joe Connolly’s Epic 1980 All-Ireland Victory Speech Remembered

Joe Connolly’s acceptance speech after Galway’s All-Ireland victory of 1980 will go down as one of the best GAA moments ever. With some video footage below, we remember the iconic speech. There have been many great All-Ireland winning speeches delivered down through the years, from Seán Óg Ó hAilpín’s iconic speech in 2005 to Brian Dooher’s emotional tribute to Cormac …

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Great News (Except For Galway) As Noel McGrath ‘In The Mix’ For Tipp’s Semi-Final Clash

The GAA world was greeted with a positive story this morning as Tipperary manager Eamon O’Shea revealed that star forward Noel McGrath is ‘in the mix’ to feature in Sunday week’s All-Ireland semi-final clash against Galway. McGrath underwent surgery in April to treat testicular cancer and has recovered without any set-backs to be in contention to feature for Eamon O’Shea’s side …

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Is A Squad Number Policy The Way Forward In The GAA?

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Derek McGrath’s Waterford side have been operating a squad number policy for this summer’s championship and it has raised the question, is it the way forward for the GAA? Some might say yes and some might say no. We take a look at both the positives and negatives associated with the modern-age policy. One of the main positives about a squad …

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Fearlessness Crucial As Waterford Line Up Cats Assault

A sense of fearlessness comes with Waterford’s underage success and that may just prove crucial when they face the might of Kilkenny on Sunday. Inspired by the awesome duo of Richie Hogan and TJ Reid, Kilkenny have reached an All-Ireland semi-final, via winning the Leinster title for a 70th time. Standing in their way, are an in-experienced Waterford side who …

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VIDEO: Classy Touch From Limerick Star Lynch

Ronan Lynch’s list of admirers just got a whole lot bigger after last night’s display of quality hurling and quality sportsmanship. The Limerick u21 star produced a man-of-the-match display in last night’s Munster u21 final at Cusack Park in Ennis. The Na Piarsaigh club man scored a remarkable thirteen points as Limerick ran out winners on a scoreline of 0-22 …

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The Race For Liam Is Way More Wide Open Than You Thought, Here’s Why.

Only four counties remain and all four will fancy their chances of September glory. We discuss why? With respective provincial champions, Tipperary and Kilkenny placed on opposite sides of the draw, many are predicting a repeat pairing of last year’s All-Ireland final in this year’s decider. However, both Galway and Waterford have banished the memories of their provincial final defeats …

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2005 vs 2015: Unimaginable Difference In Cork Hurling Sides

It’s now been ten years since the Cork hurlers last tasted All-Ireland glory. After yesterday’s performance, it looks likely that it will be another while before Liam returns to Leeside. Here, we take a look at the substantial difference in quality between the current team of 2015 and the All-Ireland-winning team of 2005. _____ Goalkeeper: Anthony Nash vs Dónal Óg Cusack …

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Here’s Why Yesterday Proved That This Waterford Team Will Win An All-Ireland

Waterford have been the story of the hurling year. Led by an array of young and upcoming talent, Derek McGrath’s men now find themselves preparing for an All-Ireland semi-final against Kilkenny. Yesterday, the Déise bounced back in impressive style after suffering their first defeat of the year at the hands of Tipperary in the Munster final. Led by the magnificent Maurice …

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