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John Horan Defends GAA’s Decision To Increase Ticket Prices

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GAA President, John Horan has defended the organisation’s decision to increase ticket prices, whilst admitting that there is a risk of attendances dropping further. Horan said the decision to hike the prices was made because it was the only solution possible to ensure a commitment to increase the revenue that was going towards club development grants was kept. “The decision to …

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Watch: Tommy Walsh Pays Passionate Tribute To Efforts Of Cork & Kilkenny During Thrilling League Clash

Cork and Kilkenny played out an enthralling encounter at Páirc Uí Chaoimh on Saturday evening.  John Meyler’s side overcame the visitors on a scoreline of 1-24 to 0-24 in the newly developed stadium which was a fitting performance for the Rebels’ first appearance at the famous theatre. It is the first time Cork have beaten the Cats in the National …

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Kilkenny & Waterford Teams For Respective League Openers Named

Bord na Mona Walsh Cup Final, Nowlan Park, Kilkenny 20/1/2018 Kilkenny vs Wexford Kilkenny Manager Brian Cody in the stands after being sent off Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

The National Hurling League throws in this weekend and there are some cracking fixtures to look forward to.  Team news has been released in drips and drabs ahead of a number of exciting matchups. Kilkenny travel to Páirc Uí Chaoimh to take on Cork in the Rebels’ first outing at their newly developed stadium on Saturday night. The Cats lost …

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Pat Gilroy Names New-Look Dublin Team For National League Opener On Saturday Night

New Dublin hurling manager Pat Gilroy has named a youthful looking starting XV for his side’s opening National League fixture against Offaly on Saturday night at Croke Park.  The clash is the curtain-raiser in a double-header at Croker on Saturday night, throwing in at 5pm whereas the county’s footballers meet Kildare at 7pm. The new-look starting XV named by Gilroy will …

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Limerick Boss Kiely Drops Seven From Panel Ahead Of Championship

Bord Gais Energy Munster Under 21 Hurling Championship Final, Cusack Park, Ennis, Co. Clare 30/7/2015.Clare vs Limerick.Clare's of Limerick.Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Limerick manager John Kiely has cut his panel ahead of the championship as preparation intensifies now that the 2017 National Hurling League is over.  The Treaty manager has dropped seven players from his extended panel in the aftermath of their league campaign. Kiely’s side were beaten soundly in the semi-final by Galway, who eventually romped to victory over All-Ireland champions …

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Davy Fitz Reaches Out To Assist In Jason Forde’s Ban Appeal

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A Semi-Final, Nowlan Park, Kilkenny 16/4/2017 Wexford vs Tipperary Wexford Manager Davy Fitzgerald clashes with Jason Forde of Tipperary Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

As the drama stemming from the Davy Fitz-Jason Forde saga continues to rumble on following the events at Nowlan Park last Sunday week, the tale has taken another unexpected twist.  Davy has offered his assistance to Tipperary in their appeal against the proposed suspension of Jason Forde. The Wexford boss has contacted Tipperary manager Michael Ryan to offer to help …

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Michael Ryan Suggests Division 1B Teams Better Placed To Win The League

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A, Pairc Ui Rinn, Co. Cork 26/3/2017 Cork vs Tipperary Tipperary manager Michael Ryan Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

As the Tipperary post-mortem begins this morning after their shock drubbing at the hands of Galway in yesterday’s National Hurling League final, Michael Ryan and his backroom team will need answers, and quickly.  Tipp are set to take on Cork in the Munster championship in only four weeks, May 21st in Thurles. After yesterday’s 16-point defeat to the Tribesmen sent …

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Ger Loughnane Has Some Harsh Words For Tipperary Following Heavy Galway Loss

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While a minority would have tipped Galway to overcome Tipperary in yesterday’s Allianz National Hurling League final, nobody would have foreseen a 16-point winning margin for the Tribesmen.  Nobody, besides Ger Loughnane, it seems. Loughnane has come out in his Irish Daily Star column this morning slating Tipp. The former Clare manager has claimed that the All Ireland champions were …

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