Home Tag Archives: allianz hurling league (page 3)

Tag Archives: allianz hurling league

Tipperary To Wear New Jersey In Sunday’s League Final

Tipperary are set to launch a new jersey this weekend by wearing it in Sunday’s Allianz national hurling league final versus Galway.  It is understood that the new jersey will not be available for sale to the public until next week, after the team has sported it in the clash with the Tribesmen. As build up and anticipation to Sunday’s …

Read More »

Seamus Callanan Set To Miss League Final Through Injury

Tipperary have suffered an injury setback ahead of their National Hurling League final this weekend in the shape of talisman Seamus Callanan.  Callanan picked up a broken thumb in the Premier’s victory over Wexford on Sunday. Although the All Star full-forward did play the full 70 minutes, he was seen struggling in pain after the game. Michael Ryan has confirmed …

Read More »

Tipp Boss Ryan Drops Six From Panel Ahead Of Championship

Michael Ryan has cut his Tipperary panel ahead of championship and the latter stages of the league.  The Premier manager has dropped six players from the All Ireland champions panel after a weekend training camp in Abbotstown Centre of Excellence. The panel underwent the two day training camp in preparation for their national league semi-final versus Wexford on Sunday in …

Read More »

Tipperary Given Huge Lift As Patrick ‘Bonner’ Maher Returns

GAA Hurling All Ireland Senior Championship Final Replay 27/9/2014 Kilkenny vs Tipperary Kilkenny's Padraig Wilson and Patrick 'Bonner' Maher of Tipperary Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Lorraine O'Sullivan

All-Ireland champions Tipperary’s tilt at the National Hurling League title with the news that Patrick “Bonner” Maher has returned home from duty with the Irish Defence Forces in Syria. Bonner has spent the past six months in Syria on peacekeeping duty and was one of 130 troops deployed by the UN to touch back down in Dublin airport yesterday. The …

Read More »

Bad News For Kilkenny Fans As Michael Fennelly A Long Way Off Return

GAA All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Semi-Final Replay, Semple Stadium, Tipperary 13/8/2016 Kilkenny vs Waterford Kilkenny's Michael Fennelly picks up an injury during the game Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

Kilkenny could do with a well needed boost heading in to the championship coming off the back of a sub-standard league campaign this Spring.  However, according to Brian Cody, this boost does not look like coming anytime soon in the shape of their midfield powerhouse, Michael Fennelly. Fennelly tore his achilles tendon playing against Waterford in last year’s All Ireland …

Read More »

National Hurling League: Team Of The Season So Far

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A, Croke Park, Dublin 4/3/2017 Dublin vs Waterford Waterford’s Pauric Mahony Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

All games in the league portion of this year’s competition are now complete following the weekend’s action. Five intense rounds of hurling have thrown together some great quarter-final pairings. We will see three clashes of neighbours next weekend: Wexford face Kilkenny while Cork are rewarded with a meeting against Limerick. Offaly, though, face the unenviable task of playing Tipperary. Finally, …

Read More »

Watch: All The Best Division 1A Scores From The Weekend

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A, Cusack Park, Ennis, Co. Clare 26/3/2017 Clare vs Waterford Clares Podge Collins celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

With the venues and times of this weekend’s league quarter-finals and relegation play-offs announced, the season is beginning to hot up. This was evident last weekend, with the style and intensity of hurling – some of it championship standard – that was on show. The GAA’s official YouTube channel published the best of the weekend’s scores from the final round of …

Read More »

National Hurling League: Five Standout Players Of The Weekend

With another National Hurling League weekend just about coming to an end, we assess some of the standout performances.  Across the weekend, we were presented with some unbelievable, passionate and entertaining games of hurling. From a palpitating performance by two of our countries best in Thurles to the complete demolition of Laois in Division 1b, certainly, this weekend’s hurling action further highlighted …

Read More »

All Counties Should Learn From Limerick’s Response To Poor Pitch Conditions

Limerick

National Football League action returns to our counties and television screens this weekend. The Limerick footballers will play London in their fourth round clash of the Division 4 league. The game was due to be played in the Gaelic Grounds, however the terrible weather conditions around the Treaty County have forced the Limerick County Board to take precautionary action. The clash between …

Read More »

Hurling League: Kilkenny And Wexford Contrasting Fortunes Leave Interesting Times Ahead

Allianz Hurling League Division 1B, Pearse Stadium, Galway 19/2/2017 Galway vs Wexford Wexford's Lee Chin celebrates with Conor McDonald at the final whistle Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Spring isn’t the most exhilarating of seasons so is it any surprise that hurling fans can often work themselves up into a frenzy when anything remotely interesting happens during this time of year. February was quite extraordinary in that we’ve taken in the scenes we usually associate with Championship during the League. We’ve had to consciously remind ourselves that the big …

Read More »

Opinion: Wexford Have Two All-Ireland Finals In The Coming Weeks

Bord na Mona Walsh Cup Round 1, Gorey, Wexford 8/1/2017 Wexford vs UCD Wexford manager Davy Fitzgerald Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

For the past number of years, Wexford hurling has been in a stagnant state. During competitive matches, their players often showed glimpses of greatness, before being knocked straight back into reality. Their 2014 All-Ireland campaign embodied this. The Model County overcame reigning All-Ireland champions, Clare in their first round qualifier, which were two thrilling encounters in front of large crowds …

Read More »

eir Sport Increases Its GAA Broadcasting Rights

eir Sport will continue to televise national league matches and have increased their online presence. eir Sport have today announced that they have retained the rights to televise Allianz League matches for another five years. The new agreement between the GAA and the sports broadcaster will come into being in May 2017, once their current arrangement comes to a conclusion. The …

Read More »