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Promising Hurlers To Have Emerged From 2020 Allianz League

2020 Allianz League

Due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Allianz Leagues were postponed prior to the hurling quarter-final. With attention firmly on the championship and what structure they will take in order to get them finished on time, it’s looking increasingly likely that the remainder of the 2020 leagues will be canceled though that will have ramifications with promotions/relegations …

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GAA Impose Blanket Ban On All Activity From Midnight

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The GAA have announced a blanket ban on all GAA activity at every age level which will come into effect from midnight on Thursday in an effort to contain Covid-19.  It comes in response to the measures announced by An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar this morning which include the cancellation of indoor gatherings of 100 people and outdoor gatherings of 500 …

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Major Talking Points As Allianz League Quarter-Finals Are Confirmed

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It was a decisive weekend in the Allianz Hurling League with the lineup for the competition’s Division 1 quarter-finals now confirmed. On Saturday, Limerick overcame Waterford in their rescheduled fixture while Galway dumped Tipperary out of the competition on Sunday following a 3-21 to 3-13 win in Salthill. Meanwhile, Antrim’s 2-14 to 0-20 draw with Offaly over the weekend saw …

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Limerick And Waterford Make Wholesale Changes For League Battle

Limerick Waterford

Limerick manager John Kiely has made seven changes to his side for their crucial clash against Waterford in the final round of the Allianz Hurling League group stage.  The reigning league champions enjoyed an expected nine-point win over Westmeath last weekend leaving them unbeaten so far in this year’s competition and sitting top of the Group A table. However, Saturday’s repeat …

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Battle Lines Are Drawn As Age-Old Rivalry Is Renewed In Galway

Tipperary Galway rivalry

There is no rivalry quite like that of Galway and Tipperary which serves up such unpredictable and thrilling contests. Historically, the teams seem to bring out the best in each other. Even when form and momentum is poor, even when there is nothing to play for, clashes between these neighbouring counties are always played with the intensity and fire of …

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“Tyrone Will Be Waiting For Them In The Long Grass”

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Tyrone may have beaten Dublin at the weekend but all anybody is talking about is the half-time brawl that took place as both teams headed down the tunnel in Healy Park.  The All-Ireland champions headed north as heavy favourites as despite being run close by both Monaghan and Donegal in previous weeks, Dessie Farrell’s side went into round five unbeaten. …

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TV Details Ahead Of Decisive Weekend In Allianz Leagues

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We’re getting down to the business end of the Allianz Leagues with just a month left until the Division 1 hurling and football league finals.  There are a number of scintillating fixtures taking place this weekend in both codes and, as usual, five of these games will be shown on television. The action begins on Saturday evening with two mouthwatering …

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The Lost Identity Of Meath Football & How To Rediscover It

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Over the past two decades, Meath football has seen somewhat of a downturn in fortunes. There was an All-Ireland semi-final appearance in 2007 and 2009, as well as their Leinster Championship victory in 2010. But ultimately, since their All-Ireland final defeat to Galway in 2001, the glory days have long since left them. Before that, it’s important to remember that …

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Successful Season Making Meath All The More Hungrier

donal keogan

After a number of years in relative wilderness, Meath stepped out of the shadows in 2019 to announce themselves as a force in Gaelic football once more.  The Royals won six of their seven Allianz Football League games en route to a Division 2 final appearance that resulted in promotion to Division 1 for the first time in 13 seasons. …

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TV Details Ahead Of Jam-Packed Weekend In The Allianz Leagues

Allianz League TV

With Storm Dennis behind us, the Allianz Leagues are expected to run smoothly this weekend with plenty of mouth-watering action to look forward to.  As usual, five Allianz League games will be broadcast on TV beginning with the meeting of Dublin and Wexford in Group B of the Hurling League in Croke Park. The teams currently sit on level points …

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Allianz Leagues: Clare Remain Unbeaten While Cavan Jump Six Spots

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Storm Dennis may have wreaked havoc across the country but there was still plenty of points up for grabs as 15 games went ahead in the Allianz Leagues. In hurling, Limerick’s clash with Waterford as well as the meeting of Galway and Tipperary were both postponed, however, there was still plenty of action going down across the first division. The …

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