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The Best Current Hurlers Never To Win An All-Ireland Medal

Legendary players of the game have unfortunately retired without winning one of the most sought after prizes, an All-Ireland medal. It’s a cruel consequence of sport that the likes of Ken McGrath, Ciaran Carey and Ollie Canning retired without having ever lifted the Liam MacCarthy Cup through no fault of their own. Last month, we brought you an updated list …

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Anthony Nash Tells The Story Behind Him Being Named In Kanturk And Cork Teams For Saturday

Munster GAA Senior Hurling Championship Quarter-Final , Semple Stadium, Thurles, Co. Tipperary 21/5/2017 Tipperary vs Cork Goalkeeper Anthony Nash celebrates a Cork score. Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

Kanturk and Cork shot-stopper Anthony Nash had a Saturday less ordinary than most, as he lined out for his club in the AIB All-Ireland Intermediate Championship semi-final. The Duhallow side made easy work of Armagh outfit Middletown in Newbridge and now look forward to a Croke Park showdown with St Patrick’s Ballyragget on Sunday. However, this was only half of …

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Ranking The Top Five All-Ireland Hurling Finals Of The Decade So Far

In the first decade after the turn of the millennium we witnessed many one-sided All-Ireland finals. This was mainly due to the fact that Kilkenny were so dominant. Luckily, the last number of years have provided some absolute classics. However, due to a slight regression in Kilkenny’s form in recent years, the last few years have seen more competitive deciders. The emergence …

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The Top Five Controversies Of The 2017 GAA Championship

Diarmuid Connolly Leinster GAA Senior Football Championship Quarter-Final, O'Moore Park, Portlaoise, Co. Laois 3/6/2017 Carlow vs Dublin Dublin's Diarmuid Connolly speaks to linesman Ciaran Branagan Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

It’s been one of the most controversial summers in the GAA’s history. We’ve seen a lot of high profile appeals and suspensions. 2017 has been highly entertaining; the entertainment has provided drama that has not always been positive. There have been a number of negative episodes and here we rank the top five so far. 5. Sliotar Thief Cork hurling’s revival …

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Cork Can Prove Their Championship Credentials On Sunday

One thing is clear, Cork hurling will never be quiet. Whether performing well or performing poorly, Cork hurling will command attention and column inches. And the turnaround this year has been remarkable in many ways. From a landslide of negativity rolling rapidly down a hill, Cork have managed to climb a mountain not quite as big as Mount Everest, but big …

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Top Five Moments From The Cork-Clare Rivalry

GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship Final Replay 28/9/2013 Cork vs Clare Clare's Shane O'Donnell celebrates scoring a goal Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

This weekend’s Munster final between Cork and Clare almost seems destined for drama, if recent matches are anything to go by.  While we all know that Tipperary-Kilkenny has been the rivalry of the past decade, Cork and Clare would probably claim the runners-up medal. The counties have engaged in several tight affairs over the past five years in particular. In …

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Ranking The Top Five Hurling Goalkeepers In The Game Right Now

So far this year we have seen an exhibition of goalkeeping. From Eoin Murphy’s league performances to Anthony Nash’s incredible championship form, it’s a golden generation for net-minders. So, with that in mind, we have decided to rank the top 5 hurling goalkeepers in the game right now. In the past decade we had the elite foursome of Damien Fitzhenry, …

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Seamus Harnedy Told Anthony Nash Exactly What To Do With Cork Puck-Outs

Munster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Semi-Final, Semple Stadium, Thurles, Co. Tipperary 18/6/2017 Cork’s Anthony Nash Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Oisin Keniry

Anthony Nash’s puck-outs were the platform which Cork used to win today’s game. Cork caused another major upset in Thurles today, beating Waterford on a scoreline of 0-23 to 1-15. The Rebels have enjoyed a remarkable start to the summer, after shocking All-Ireland champions Tipp in their own back yard. One weapon that Kieran Kingston has used to perfection in the …

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Three Years Ago Today, The Anthony Nash Penalty Was Ended Forever

GAA Hurling All Ireland Senior Championship Final 8/9/2013 Cork vs Clare Clare goal keeper Patrick Kelly saves a penalty from Cork's Anthony Nash Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

For the bones of a year between 2013 and 2014, one rule was discussed far more than others in the hurling world. On the June 8,  2014, the Anthony Nash penalty was ended forever. Anthony Nash scored his first ever senior inter-county hurling championship penalty in 2012. This particular fixture was a qualifier match in which Cork toppled Wexford. Cork …

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Five Crucial Moments In Yesterday’s Munster Hurling Opener

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Hurling fans all over the country are still on a high following yesterday’s thriller in Thurles. Cork’s shock victory has added to an already exciting championship. We take a look at five crucial moments in yesterday’s Munster Championship opener. Tipperary were expected to steamroll their way past The Rebels in Semple Stadium yesterday. As reigning All-Ireland champions, the game was …

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Tipperary Vs Cork: The Three Key Men For Each Side

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On Sunday, the Munster Senior Hurling Championship will get underway and we look at the key players to look out for in the upcoming battle between Tipperary and Cork.  Undoubtedly, the beginning of the Munster Championship is a date that many GAA fans look forward to, but this year it is particularly interesting. The rivalry and history between Tipperary and …

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Cork Name Team To Face Tipperary In The Munster Hurling Championship

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Cork manager Kieran Kingston has named an interesting team to face Tipperary on Sunday in the first round of the Munster Senior Hurling Championship. The Rebels narrowly avoided relegation in the National Hurling League, beating Galway in the play-off. However, the task of beating the Premier in the home of hurling is a daunting one, and recent history is not …

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A Rebel-Ution Is Needed In Cork Hurling

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A passionate Cork hurling fan laments the Rebels’ demise, and ponders where to now for Kieran Kingston’s team. “There’s something rotten in the state of Denmark” , to borrow a phrase from Shakespeare’s Hamlet. The same can be said about the state of Cork hurling after Saturday’s lame performance. Like a Shakepearean tragedy played out in the amphitheatre of Croke …

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10 Signs You’re A Cork Hurling Fan Through And Through

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Whether you’re from the ‘Barrs’, the ‘Rockies’, or indeed anywhere else in the county of Cork, nothing unites the ‘Real Capital’ more than the senior hurlers. With Cork hurling in a dreadful way, it might be time for a bit of nostalgia to lighten the mood. Here are ten signs that you’re a true Cork hurling fan. 1) You still …

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