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Fennelly-Inspired Ballyhale Blaze Past St Thomas’ For 7th Title

Ballyhale Thomas'

Ballyhale Shamrocks 2-28 St Thomas’ 2-11 Report by Marisa Kennedy in Croke Park Ballyhale Shamrocks are All Ireland club champions for the seventh time after a comprehensive victory over St Thomas’ of Galway this afternoon. The Galway side were dealt a blow before throw-in when Éanna Burke was taken ill and was replaced by Damien McGlynn, but Burke’s absence made little …

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Joey Holden Following Unconventional Path To Success

Joey Holden

Should Ballyhale Shamrocks prevail over St Thomas’ on Sunday, it would result in a third club All Ireland medal for Joey Holden, to add to his two All Ireland titles with Kilkenny.  Given that he only made his senior debut for the Cats in 2014, that’s not a bad return. The former captain has cemented his place in the Kilkenny …

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Colin Fennelly: We Might Never Be Back Here Again

Ballyhale Shamrocks star, Colin Fennelly, has admitted that his mentality to success has changed as his side prepare for another All Ireland club semi-final, their first since 2015.  The club have appeared in eight All Ireland semi-finals, enjoying enormous success between 2007 and 2010. However, the Kilkenny side have appeared in only one semi-final since then, and Ballyhale were forced to …

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Forgotten Friday – James ‘Cha’ Fitzpatrick

It’s back. From being a regular column a few years ago, Forgotten Friday has made its return, this time in a sole GAA context. Every Friday we will bring back names that those of you may not remember too well. Players who had injury plagued careers, those who retired early or those who have simply been forgotten over time. Our …

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Five Best Club Hurling Teams Of All Time

All around the country this month, hurling county finals are taking place, and the race for All-Ireland honours is drawing closer. In Kilkenny, 2015 All-Ireland champions Ballyhale Shamrocks were eliminated from the championship, and this means the Tommy Moore Cup will have a new name etched onto it on St Patrick’s Day 2016. To continue our coverage of the club …

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Do Kilmallock Have Enough To Upset Ballyhale Shamrocks?

The All-Ireland Club Championship finals will take place this St. Patrick’s Day and once again it looks as if there’s going to be an exciting conclusion to the Senior Hurling Championship at Croke Park. Leinster Champions Ballyhale Shamrocks take on Kilmallock of Limerick at 2pm. Although Ballyhale are huge favourites to win their sixth All-Ireland title, Kilmallock may have a …

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