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Tag Archives: 2015 hurling

Opinion: Save Our GAA Souls From The Club Debacle

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When I thought it couldn’t get much worse, well it has; our national sport is in disarray. Having previously discussed the state of our club fixtures, this weekend was the final straw and hopefully a call to arms to club players nationwide. Enough is enough, the top brass in Croke Park must take drastic actions to save our club players …

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VIDEO: Hurling Reaches New Heights… On The French Alps

We all know by know hurling has reached almost every inch of the planet but the French Alps is certainly a new one on us. With a thirst to keep their first touch intact on a four-week climbing trip however, Ryan O’Hanlon and his pals made sure not to forget their hurleys and sliotars even when encountering the perils of a mountain …

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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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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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What We Learned From This Weekend’s Hurling Championship

It was a busy weekend in the All-Ireland hurling Championship. All in all, it was like an episode of Game of Thrones this weekend, with some pretenders to the throne annihilated in ruthless fashion as the big wheels laid bare their intentions for 2015. Galway produced yet another an impressive performance, putting Laois to the sword on Saturday, Kilkenny showed they …

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The Real World A Club GAA Player Lives In

The GAA, and hurling in particular, have given plenty of Irish people their most treasured days. A lot of close friendships stem from Gaelic games, and many other positives, but lately this writer has been thinking; “what the hell am I doing?” Welcome to the world of the GAA club player… ______ So the intercounty season is back on track. …

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VIDEO: The Majesty Of Croke Park As You’ve Never Seen It Before

Those accustomed to making their way down Jones’s Road will know the spine-tingling effect Croke Park can have on us all on championship day but this birds-eye view of Croke Park gives Ireland’s grandest stadium a different sense of presence altogether.  Created by Dave Berry, this fantastic footage captures glorious views of all four stands, in angles you may have never witnessed before …

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3 Players To Look Out For In 2015’s National Hurling League

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With the National Hurling League starting next weekend, managers will be in full experimental mode, looking for new talent to give them that extra edge. The past couple of seasons has seen hurling’s young guns step forth into the limelight, and this year should be no different. Look out for these three players, who are sure to leave a mark on the …

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