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Cork Hurlers Show Their All-Ireland Credentials

Cork hurlers made a statement of intent in comfortably disposing of the Clare last Sunday. Sean Cremin discusses their potential and why they should be looked upon as real contenders to lift the Liam McCarthy cup come September. 2013 saw the Cork senior hurling team shock an awful lot of people. They reached the All-Ireland hurling final in a whirlwind …

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Cork v Clare – Three Talking Points

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Cork and Clare fight it out in Thurles on Sunday for a place in this year’s Munster Final. In what is a repeat of last year’s epic All Ireland Final and subsequent replay, Brian Barry is here to discuss the three main talking points. Will the match practice stand to Cork? It is fair to say that it took a while for the …

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GAA’s Cruciate Curse Strikes Again

Meath’s Conor Gillespie is the latest inter-county player to suffer from the cruciate curse. EDIT: After this article was published earlier today, it emerged that another inter-county player has been added to the cruciate injury list. Roscommon stalwart Donie Shine revealed via Twitter the extent of his injury; “Ruptured posterior cruciate. Not great, but could be worse. Thanks for all the …

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Kilkenny v Offaly – Three Talking Points

Has Kilkenny’s golden era come to an end? No Tommy Walsh and no Henry Shefflin, albeit due to injury, means that this is a new look Cats side. Michael Fennelly moves to half forward, while Brian Kennedy, Pádraig Walsh and Mark Kelly make their championship debuts. The league triumph failed to paper over some underlying cracks, as clouds gather around …

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Five Key Players For The All-Ireland Senior Football Championship

The weekend is almost here and it’s one that many would say kick starts the Irish summer. The Sunday Game returns to television screens and the All-Ireland championships truly begin. The round robin series has already started in the Leinster hurling championship and the Connacht football championship is already underway. But now the television coverage is ready to begin and …

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Is Glas iad na Cnoic atá i bhfad uainn

The recent decision of Dublin’s dual prodigy Ciarán Kilkenny to return home after just a few short months into a professional career in Aussie Rules has been the subject of much debate and analysis. A professional sports career in the warm climate of Australia? Or attempting to balance a full-time job on top of the commitment that is training with …

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