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Hurling Round-Up: Reid Hits 2-12 In Kilkenny Comeback Win

There was high scoring aplenty on the opening day of the hurling championship as Antrim, Laois and Kilkenny all recorded wins.  The big game saw Mattie Kenny’s Dublin charges travel to Nowlan Park to take on a seemingly wounded Kilkenny side, however, TJ Reid proved to be in inspirational form for Brian Cody’s men. Meanwhile, in the Joe McDonagh Cup, …

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Cork & Kilkenny Duo Cleared For Respective Championship Openers

Cork and Kilkenny have received a huge boost ahead of the championship with the news that Seamus Harnedy and Conor Delaney have been cleared to play in the opening round after successfully appealing their bans in front of the GAA’s Central Appeals Committee (CAC). According to the Irish Examiner, the CAC upheld their appeals last night in Croke Park Both …

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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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Kilkenny And Limerick Name Teams For Sunday’s Crunch Quarter-Final

Kilkenny and Limerick have named their respective sides ahead of Sunday’s All-Ireland Senior Hurling quarter-final at Semple Stadium (throw-in 2 pm).  Brian Cody has made two changes to the side who lost to Galway in the Leinster Hurling final replay. Cody has brought in Colin Fennelly and Martin Keoghan to replace Walter Walsh and John Donnelly. This means there is no …

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Pairc Ui Chaoimh In Line To Host All-Ireland Hurling Quarter-Finals

Pairc Ui Chaoimh could be in line to host this year’s All-Ireland quarter-finals according to a report today in The Irish Examiner.  The newly refurbished venue, which can now hold 45,000 people, will be mooted by Cork GAA officials as a potential venue for the quarter-finals which would result in the second successive year that this stage of the competition …

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GAA Betting: Cork vs Waterford Preview And A Club Championship Accumulator

Following last weekend’s thriller, much will be expected of this Sunday’s clash between Cork and Waterford. The renaissance continues for the Rebels, having claimed a first Munster title since 2014, their focus now turns on regaining the Liam MacCarthy Cup. After encountering a road block in Munster, Waterford have got back behind the wheel and now find themselves just 70-odd …

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Twitter Reacts To Waterford’s Historic Win Over Kilkenny

Waterford and Kilkenny gave us another game that will long in the memories of everyone who witnessed it. After an amazing 90 minutes of hurling, the Munster men won 4-23 to 2-22 Coming into this Thurles showdown, Waterford had not beaten Kilkenny since 1959. Last year proved that they are getting closer before today’s result was a watershed moment for …

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Key Factors As Kilkenny Look To Keep 100% Qualifier Record Alive

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A Quarter-Final, Nowlan Park, Kilkenny 2/4/2017 Kilkenny vs Wexford Kilkenny’s Brian Cody Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ken Sutton

For the second week in a row, Kilkenny are in the stand-out fixture in the hurling qualifiers. After sneaking past Limerick in a tense game in Nowlan Park, Brian Cody takes his side to Thurles to where Waterford provide the opposition.  Semple Stadium hosted the replay of the All-Ireland semi-final between the counties last year, and the Home of Hurling …

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Talking Points From Kilkenny’s Win Over Limerick

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Qualifier Round 1, Nowlan Park, Kilkenny 1/7/2017 Kilkenny vs Limerick Kilkenny's Padraig Walsh under pressure from David Dempsey and Gearoid Hegarty of Limerick

In what was the pick of the opening round of hurling qualifiers on Saturday, Kilkenny overcame a dogged Limerick in Nowlan Park to secure a place in round 2. However, the game didn’t live up to its billing as neither side played anywhere near their potential as the Cats progressed with a 0-20 to 0-17 win. The disappointing nature of …

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