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Micheál Donoghue Vows Resilient Galway Will Bounce Back

Galway manager, Micheál Donoghue has vowed that his side will recover from their one-point loss to Limerick in the All Ireland final at the weekend and come back stronger.  The Tribesmen found themselves eight points down after 68 minutes but fought their way back to within a point during additional time. Donoghue has hailed the character of his players to recover …

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Conor McDonald: Good Start Could Sneak Win For Limerick

As part of a PA Roundtable ahead of the All Ireland Hurling Final between Galway and Limerick, we spoke to Wexford hurler, Conor McDonald about his predictions for the titanic Croke Park tussle. _____ 1. Who will be Galway’s key man and why? Conor Whelan. He has a ferocious work rate and is unbelievably accurate if he gets any sniff, just …

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Vote: The Main Contenders For Hurler And Young Hurler Of The Year

With only one match left in the senior hurling calendar, attention is now turning to who will pick up the coveted hurler and young hurler of the year award. We have selected our top three contenders for each and we want you to vote for your winners. Hurler of the Year contenders Name: Padraic Mannion County: Galway Credentials: Padraic Mannion has been the most consistent player …

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John Mullane Can’t Understand Why Waterford Won’t Further Appeal Conor Gleeson’s Ban

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Semi-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 13/8/2017 Cork vs Waterford Waterford's Conor Gleeson leaves the field after been red carded Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

Waterford’s Conor Gleeson will be unavailable for selection for the All-Ireland SHC final on September 3.  The Déise are set to clash against Galway in the championship decider without the assistance of Gleeson, which may prove costly come the evening of the first Sunday of September. The Fouremilewater club hurler was shown a straight red card in the closing period …

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Why Waterford’s Confidence Is Now At An All Time High

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Semi-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 13/8/2017 Cork vs Waterford Waterford's Austin Gleeson celebrates with Maurice Shanahan at the final whistle Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

One would go a long way to find a group of people more passionate about anything, then the people of Waterford are about their hurling team. John Mullane’s interview after the epic 2004 Munster hurling final with Cork encaptured the connection between the team and their supporters. “The people of Waterford are my life, I love my county”. “AND WE LOVE …

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All-Ireland Hurling Final – Player Ratings

Hurling Championship Final, Croke Park, Dublin 4/9/2016 Kilkenny vs Tipperary Tipperary's Brendan Maher lifts the Liam McCarthy Cup Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

So now it is time for our reaction. We will save our Team Of The Year until our live podcast on Wednesday. For now we rate the performances of each player on All-Ireland final day in Croke Park. Tipperary 1. Darren Gleeson – 8 A much improved performer. Made a vital first half save and went very direct with his …

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