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Allianz Hurling League Round-Up: Cork Get Off The Mark

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It was a busy evening in the Allianz Hurling League with important results for Cork and Laois in Division 1A and 1B respectively.  The result in the top flight now means that five counties lie on two points though Kilkenny, Wexford and Tipperary have a game in hand. Division 1B has all but taken shape with Waterford maintaining their 100 …

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Allianz Hurling League Round-Up: Limerick Enjoy Winning Start To 1A

Brought to you by Allianz, proud sponsors of the Allianz Football & Hurling Leagues The first round of the Allianz Hurling League continued today as some of the top sides in the country battled it out for some early season bragging rights.  There was plenty of action across the divisions in the Hurling League as reigning champions, Kilkenny, looked assured …

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Limerick Name 11 All Ireland Starters In Team For League Opener

Limerick manager, John Kiely, has made an obvious statement of intent ahead of their Division 1A opener by including 11 All Ireland final starters in his team to face Wexford. Hurler of the Year, Cian Lynch, is named in the starting XV, alongside fellow All-Star recipients, Dan Morrissey, Sean Finn, Richie English, and Declan Hannon, who captains the side. Following …

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Mayo Name Strong Team For League Opener Against Rossies

Newly reinstalled manager, James Horan, has named a strong Mayo starting team for their Allianz Division 1 League opener with Roscommon on Saturday.  Among his more experienced players, Horan has included two league debutants after impressing during the Connacht FBD League campaign. Brian Reape from Bohola Moy Davitts has been named at full-forward, while alongside him at corner-forward is Conor Diskin …

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Connell Believes Allianz League Now More Attractive Than Championship

As the days tick down towards the first weekend of the 2019 Allianz Football League, teams around the country are putting the final touches on their squads before the season begins.  Whilst history tells us that the National League doesn’t count for much and that it’s all about Championship, it’s clear that attitude is changing as more and more teams see …

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RTÉ Announce Details Of Upcoming Allianz League Coverage

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RTÉ Sport have announced the details of their upcoming 2019 Allianz League coverage.  The GAA announced earlier this month that an agreement was reached between RTÉ and Eir Sport which will see the broadcasters simulcast Allianz League matches this spring. In addition to the Allianz League, RTÉ will also be broadcasting club championship matches. To kick off their television coverage, …

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Connell Believes More Counties Should Take Advantage Of Parentage Rule

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Senan Connell believes more Dublin born players should tap into the parentage rule in order to play inter-county football. A few weeks ago, Kilmacud Crokes forward Shane Horan completed a transfer enabling him to join up with John Maughan’s Offaly panel. Horan was eligible for an inter-county transfer through the parentage rule as both his mother and father hail from the …

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Connell Believes Another New Dub Will Make An Impact In 2019

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Since 2011 Dublin have dominated the Gaelic footballing landscape, and that could continue in 2019 as Jim Gavin’s side go in search of a first-ever five-in-a-row. The ‘Dubs’ have won six of the last eight All-Ireland titles which is impressive in itself, but what is arguably more impressive is how they have managed to improve their side year on year. …

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