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Five Of The Biggest Hurling Controversies To Rock The GAA

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Cork great Seán Óg Ó hAilpín revisited one of the greatest sagas in hurling on The Sunday Game over the weekend by admitting his regrets over the Cork 2009 hurling strike.  This prompted us to take a trip down memory lane to relive some of the biggest hurling controversies to rock the world of GAA. Here are five of the …

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Stack Returns For Rossies As Dublin Unchanged For Super 8s Clash


Roscommon manager Anthony Cunningham has made one change for his side’s trip to Croke Park to face All Ireland champions Dublin in the second round of the Super 8s.  Brian Stack takes the place of Hubert Darcy in the half-forward line following the Connacht champions’ 0-17 to 0-13 loss to Tyrone in Dr Hyde Park last weekend. Stack was introduced …

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Alan Kerins: “Pearse Stadium Can Be A Nightmare”

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Former Galway dual star, Alan Kerins, believes his native Tribesmen should have too much for Roscommon in this Sunday’s Connacht SFC final with Roscommon in Pearse Stadium. The two sides meet for the fourth year in a row following the Rossies huge upset win over Mayo last month while Galway have dispatched off London and Sligo en route to Sunday’s …

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Anthony Cunningham Confirmed As New Roscommon Football Manager

Anthony Cunningham Roscommon Galway

Former Galway hurling manager, Anthony Cunningham, has been confirmed as the new Roscommon senior football manager, Roscommon GAA confirmed tonight.  Cunningham has replaced Kevin McStay who stepped down from the role in September after three years in charge of the Connacht county. Although Cunningham is well known for his role in guiding Galway to two All-Ireland hurling finals in 2012 …

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Anthony Cunningham Could Replace McStay As Rossies Boss [Report]

Former Galway hurling manager, Anthony Cunningham, has emerged as a surprise candidate to replace Kevin McStay as Roscommon manager, according to the Irish Sun.  McStay stepped down from his post with Roscommon, and retired from inter-county management, in September after three years with the county. “Having considered the many factors involved in managing a county football squad, and unable to …

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Possible Contenders To Succeed Pat Gilroy As Dublin Manager

There was widespread shock last night when it was announced that Dublin hurling manager, Pat Gilroy had left the role after just one year in charge. Dublin had made huge strides under his short stewardship and were highly competitive in the new-look Leinster championship this year. The 46-year-old released a statement citing work commitments as the reason behind his decision. …

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Intriguing Duo Set To Take Over Dublin Hurlers [Report]

Leinster GAA Football Senior Championship Final 22/7/2012 Dublin Manager Pat Gilroy

Dublin hurlers look set to have a new managerial team in the near future, and it is one with a fair amount of experience. The Irish Independent are reporting on Tuesday morning that the Dublin board hope to ratify a new manager in the next few days, with former manager Pat Gilroy seen as the frontrunner for the position left …

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Dublin GAA Chairman Has No Interest In Paying Managers Of Dublin Teams

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In a time when issues with money in the GAA are a real bone of contention, Dublin GAA Chairman, Seán Shanley has claimed that he has no interest in appointing managers seeking payment to Dublin intercounty teams. A lot of criticism has been attributed to funding distribution towards Dublin in particular and how it has contributed to their continued success …

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Former Inter-County Manager Expresses Interest In The Dublin Hurling Manager’s Position

GAA Hurling All Ireland Senior Championship Final, Croke Park, Dublin 6/9/2015.Kilkenny vs Galway.GalwayÕs manager Anthony Cunningham dejected late in the game.Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

The position of Dublin senior hurling manager currently remains vacant. But speculation grew this week when bookmakers, Boylesports, stopped taking bets on former All-Ireland winning Dublin football manager Pat Gilroy taking the reigns of the counties senior hurling team. This speculation seemed far-fetched and has remained pure rumours over the last few days as the Dublin county board claim to …

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Anthony Cunningham Could Be Set For A Return To Inter-County Management

GAA Hurling All Ireland Senior Championship Final, Croke Park, Dublin 6/9/2015.Kilkenny vs Galway.Galway manager Anthony Cunningham.Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

Anthony Cunningham is reportedly a front runner to become the new Westmeath football manager.  Cunningham is the early favourite to replace Tom Cribbin following the latter’s decision to walk away from the post having overseen the Lake County’s exit from the championship at the hands of Armagh last Saturday week, Hoganstand have reported. The former Galway hurling boss has a …

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Former Galway Manager Impressed With Team’s Form So Far This Year

GAA Hurling All Ireland Senior Championship Final, Croke Park, Dublin 6/9/2015.Kilkenny vs Galway.Galway manager Anthony Cunningham.Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Former Galway hurling manager Anthony Cunningham has been highly impressed with the Galway hurlers so far this year. Cunningham, who was controversially removed from his position in the winter of 2015, was speaking on the Racing Post‘s podcast. He led Galway to a Leinster title in 2012, and two All-Ireland finals in 2012 and 2015.  However, the Tribesmen were unsuccessful both years, …

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The Evolution Of Joe Canning

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A Final, Gaelic Grounds, Limerick 23/4/2017 Galway vs Tipperary Galway's Joe Canning Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

Ever since his arrival on the senior inter-county hurling scene in 2008, Joe Canning has been a consistent topic of discussion. Over the years we have seen an evolution of Canning’s style of play. His was perhaps one of the most anticipated debuts in the history of the game. A household name in the sport ever before lining out for …

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Anthony Cunningham In Line For Senior Intercounty Football Management Role

GAA Hurling All Ireland Senior Championship Final, Croke Park, Dublin 6/9/2015.Kilkenny vs Galway.Galway manager Anthony Cunningham.Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

Anthony Cunningham was not a man ready to step away from intercounty management, after his controversial departure from the Galway senior hurling set-up. Having reached All-Ireland finals in 2012 and 2015 with the Tribesmen, Cunningham was ousted by the squad after they felt it was time for change. He spent this summer working under Mick Lillis with the Laois footballers. …

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Betting Odds For Clare’s Next Manager Help Paint The Picture

Next Clare Manager?

Clare are on the market for a new hurling manager after Davy Fitzgerald resigned last week. The former goalkeeper led the Banner to an All-Ireland title in 2013, but failed to build on that success, beating just Laois, Offaly and Limerick in the Championship since. Following this year’s defeat to Galway in the All-Ireland quarter-final, there were serious questions asked of …

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