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Watch: Massive Brawl In Kilkenny Vs Wexford Sees Brian Cody Sent To The Stands

Wexford edged out Kilkenny to claim Walsh Cup honours on Saturday afternoon in Nowlan Park after a dramatic free-taking competition was the deciding factor.  Nothing could separate the two teams after full-time and two additional ten-minute extra-time intervals, resulting in the historic free-taking competition which saw players from both sides strike at goal from 65-metres out. Neither side were at …

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Silver Lining: Kilkenny Conveyor Belt Still In Full Flow

One of the shocks of the 2017 senior hurling championship was the early exit of Kilkenny after they were beaten by Wexford and Waterford respectively. In light of their previous successful seasons, 2017 was one to forget for Brian Cody’s Cats. Their losses to Waterford and Clare in the National League were unpredictable, but their rocky start epitomised the season that was …

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The Top Five Moments Of The Hurling Championship So Far

The All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship has thrown up some fantastic moments this summer – as we’ve been whittled down to three counties that can lift the Liam MacCarthy Cup in September.  With Cork facing Waterford on Sunday to see who will face Galway for a crack at glory, we’ve outlined the top five moments of the championship so far this …

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Jackie Tyrrell Identifies Three Potential Replacements Once Cody Retires

GAA Hurling All Ireland Senior Championship Final, Croke Park, Dublin 6/9/2015.Kilkenny vs Galway.Kilkenny manager Brian Cody celebrates with Jackie Tyrrell.Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

Jackie Tyrrell is one of the most decorated GAA players of all time, having won eleven Leinster titles, nine All-Irelands, six National Hurling Leagues and four All-Stars during his playing career.  Behind one of the most successful GAA players ever though, was simply the best hurling manager ever to grace the sideline in Brian Cody. The legendary Kilkenny corner-back lined …

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Jackie Tyrrell Sees Waterford Edging Out Kilkenny On Saturday

By the time Monday morning comes around, the road to Liam MaCarthy Cup glory will have become much straighter, and we will know who is still on the road.  On Saturday evening, a Semple Stadium double header sees Tipperary take on Dublin and Kilkenny clash with Waterford in the qualifiers for places in the All-Ireland quarter-finals. All roads lead to …

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Majorly Worrying Double Blow For Kilkenny Ahead Of Qualifiers

Leinster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Quarter-Final, Wexford Park, County Wexford 10/6/2017 Wexford vs Kilkenny Kilkenny manager Brian Cody Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

Kilkenny have been hit with a blow on two fronts ahead of their first round All-Ireland qualifier, for which the draw is being made on Monday.  Two-time All-Ireland winner with the Cats, John Power has walked from the panel. The Irish Independent have reported that Power, younger brother and son of county legends Richie Jr. and Richie Sr. respectively, has …

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Jackie Tyrrell Woud Love To Be Playing For Kilkenny Against Wexford

GAA Hurling All Ireland Senior Championship Final Replay, Croke Park, Dublin 27/9/2014 Kilkenny vs Tipperary Kilkenny's Jackie Tyrrell and Brian Cody celebrate at the final whistle Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Lorraine O'Sullivan

Former Kilkenny defender turned pundit, Jackie Tyrrell, is as excited as anyone for Saturday’s Leinster SHC semi-final between his old side and Wexford.  After an illustrious inter-county career in black and amber, where he amassed nine All Ireland titles, eleven Leinster championship wins and was selected as an All Star four times, the former corner back is set for his …

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Big Boost For Kilkenny On The Injury Front As Leinster Championship Looms

With three weeks to go until Kilkenny open their 2017 championship campaign with a Leinster semi-final against either Wexford or Laois, they have received a timely boost with the return of Michael Fennelly to training.  The Cats have been without Fennelly since he ruptured his achilles tendon in the All Ireland semi-final replay against Waterford last August. The 2011 Hurler …

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Bad News For Kilkenny Fans As Michael Fennelly A Long Way Off Return

GAA All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Semi-Final Replay, Semple Stadium, Tipperary 13/8/2016 Kilkenny vs Waterford Kilkenny's Michael Fennelly picks up an injury during the game Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

Kilkenny could do with a well needed boost heading in to the championship coming off the back of a sub-standard league campaign this Spring.  However, according to Brian Cody, this boost does not look like coming anytime soon in the shape of their midfield powerhouse, Michael Fennelly. Fennelly tore his achilles tendon playing against Waterford in last year’s All Ireland …

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Hurling League: Kilkenny And Wexford Contrasting Fortunes Leave Interesting Times Ahead

Allianz Hurling League Division 1B, Pearse Stadium, Galway 19/2/2017 Galway vs Wexford Wexford's Lee Chin celebrates with Conor McDonald at the final whistle Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Spring isn’t the most exhilarating of seasons so is it any surprise that hurling fans can often work themselves up into a frenzy when anything remotely interesting happens during this time of year. February was quite extraordinary in that we’ve taken in the scenes we usually associate with Championship during the League. We’ve had to consciously remind ourselves that the big …

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Brian Cody To Continue As Kilkenny Senior Hurling Manager

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Kilkenny hurling fans will be purring this morning as they wake to the news that the Alex Ferguson of GAA, Brian Cody, has chosen to remain at the helm of Ireland’s great hurling dynasty for another year. Cody has been in charge of Kilkenny since 1998 and in that time has led the Cats to unprecedented success. As he plans …

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