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Tommy Walsh Fears Waterford May Not Handle Hype Of Beating Kilkenny

Leinster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Semi-Final Replay 28/6/2014 Kilkenny Tommy Walsh Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

Tommy Walsh, one of the greatest to ever play the game of hurling, has given his verdict on this weekend’s quarter-finals. The 2009 Hurler of the Year fears that Waterford may fall victim to the hype of beating Kilkenny. Speaking in his GAA.ie column, Walsh cited his own county’s victory over Tipperary as a similar situation. When the sides met …

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Clare Have Proved They Are More Than Just A Hurling County

Saturday, July 23rd is a date that the Clare senior footballers will not forget for a long time to come. They have just overcome a strong Roscommon outfit in the second round of the qualifiers and placed themselves within the last eight of the All-Ireland Championship. The pride the Clare footballers in particular have been showing in recent games is …

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Why Sunday’s Hurling Quarter-Final Is Galway’s To Lose

Leinster GAA Senior Hurling Championship Final, Croke Park, Dublin 3/7/2016 Kilkenny vs Galway Kilkenny's Michael Fennelly and Davey Glennon of Galway Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Galway get their first shot at redemption after losing the Leinster Hurling Final to Kilkenny. Clare is a relatively tough draw and here we discuss how we think they will perform on Sunday. Galway’s game with Kilkenny was a classic clichéd game of two halves. They dominated the first 35 minutes and made Kilkenny look as average as they have …

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Top 10 Hurling Quarter-Finals

All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Qualifer-Final, 29/7/2007 Cork vs Waterford General view of action during the game Mandatory Credit©INPHO/Dan Sheridan

Ahead of this week’s hurling quarter-finals we have decided to rank the Top 10 hurling quarter-finals since their introduction back in 1997. This week’s Thursday Top 10 was difficult to pick, but here is our effort. Dublin 3-13 Limerick 0-18 – 2011 This was Dublin’s real first big championship win. Having won the National League they were brought back down …

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Four In-Form Players To Watch During Sunday’s Hurling Quarter-Finals

Munster Under 21 Hurling Championship Semi-Final, Walsh Park, Waterford 13/7/2016 Waterford vs Clare Waterford manager Sean Power congratulates Shane Bennett as he is replaced late in the game Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

If you want to be anywhere this Sunday afternoon, it has to be Thurles. Semple Stadium will host two All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship quarter-finals for 2016, with Wexford v Waterford and Galway v Clare the games on show. Whether you’re going to Thurles or watching the games on TV, this article will pin-point some key players to watch. _____ Shane Bennett Waterford’s Shane …

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Top Five Players from the Weekend’s GAA Action

John Ivory is here to discuss the top five performances from this weekend’s action-packed GAA schedule at Croke Park. Croke Park looked like it was situated in two different planets over the weekend, such was the variation in weather conditions. Saturday saw two football quarter finals played out on a sunny afternoon, while the All-Ireland semi-final clash of Kilkenny and Limerick …

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All Ireland Quarter Finals: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

Gavin Quinn discusses the good, the bad and the ugly of this weekend’s All Ireland Quarter Final action. The weekend’s All Ireland Quarter Finals saw Donegal narrowly edge past Armagh while Dublin simply brushed Monaghan aside in Croke Park. Donegal will now face Dublin in the All Ireland Semi Final while Mayo meet Kerry in the opposite fixture. The Good …

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All-Ireland Quarter-Final Preview: Kerry vs Galway

Croke Park wexford

The first two All-Ireland Football Quarter-Finals will take place in Croke Park this weekend. Both games are Munster versus Connacht affairs, with  Kerry and Galway taking part in the curtain raiser at 2pm on Sunday. It is the beginning of the business end of the football championship and the public will be hoping for a spark to light up a disappointing campaign …

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