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More Than A Manager: How Brian Cody Helped Eoin Larkin Through His Darkest Times

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Certain words come to mind when you think of Brian Cody; success, ruthlessness, a boundless drive. In short, he’s a winner.  It’s a reputation he has developed and earned in his 21 years in charge of the Kilkenny senior hurling team. During that time, the 65-year-old has overseen 11 All-Ireland victories, 15 Leinster championship title victories and has won nine …

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DJ Carey Set For Role With Kilkenny Senior Hurlers

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DJ Carey is rumoured to be joining Brian Cody’s backroom staff as the longtime Kilkenny manager looks to revamp his team ahead of 2020. According to reports, the five-time All-Ireland winner has been sought out by his former manager to replace Derek Lyng after he walked away from the set-up. Carey walked away from his role as Kilkenny U20 manager …

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Brian Cody Feels Referee Was Unsure About Richie Hogan Red Card

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Brian Cody felt the decision to send off Richie Hogan in the first half of Sunday’s All-Ireland final was the decisive factor in the match.  The Kilkenny manager also felt that had referee, James Owens been sure it was a red card offence then he would have made his decision a lot quicker. Cody addressed the media following his side’s …

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Major Leaders: The Making Of The Greatest Manager Ever

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In association with On Saturday evening Kilkenny qualified for their first All-Ireland decider since 2016 in what was a game for the ages against Limerick.  What makes their semi-final win all the more remarkable is that time and time again the Cats were written off as genuine challengers. Following their defeats to both Galway and Wexford in Leinster, Cork were …

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Brian Cody Praises “Total Honesty” Of Players Following Rout Of Limerick

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Brian Cody’s choice of attire for Saturday’s All Ireland semi-final clash with Limerick was telling – a Kilkenny shirt embroidered with ‘All Ireland Senior Hurling Final 2015 – the last year the Cats lifted Liam MacCarthy.  It was clear that Kilkenny were determined to reach those heights again such was the ferocity with which they attacked the reigning All Ireland …

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Evan Shefflin On His Two Legendary Managers & The Magic Of Mullen

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Being managed by some of Kilkenny’s biggest legends, Evan Shefflin finds himself in a position all young hurlers must envy.  At club level, the 19-year-old is trained by 10-time All Ireland winner, Henry Shefflin, who happens to be his uncle while moving to inter-county level, the younger Shefflin is currently the captain of the U20s side managed by DJ Carey. …

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Henry Shefflin Dismisses Talk Of Succeeding Brian Cody

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At the launch of the Bank of Ireland Celtic Challenge, while praising Henry Shefflin on his success with Ballyhale Shamrocks, Liam Sheedy quipped that the Kilkenny management conveyor belt was as efficient as that of their players.  It is hard to look past the 10-time All Ireland winner when musing over possible replacements for one of the game’s greatest managers …

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Cork & Kilkenny Duo Cleared For Respective Championship Openers

Cork and Kilkenny have received a huge boost ahead of the championship with the news that Seamus Harnedy and Conor Delaney have been cleared to play in the opening round after successfully appealing their bans in front of the GAA’s Central Appeals Committee (CAC). According to the Irish Examiner, the CAC upheld their appeals last night in Croke Park Both …

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Michael Fennelly Unsure Of Underage Talent In Kilkenny

Former Kilkenny hurler, Michael Fennelly is worried about the lack of stand-out players at underage level within his county’s setup.  Speaking at the Electric Ireland Minor Hurling Team of the Year announcement, the eight-time All-Ireland winner admitted that Kilkenny need to start the hunt for replacements for their more experienced players like Richie Hogan and Fennelly’s brother, Colin. “We need to …

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Brian Cody Expected To Continue The Course With Kilkenny Hurlers

It is being reported today that Brian Cody will decide to stay on as manager of the Kilkenny senior hurling team.  The Cats have been in a transitional period over the last two years but 2018 was promising as Cody’s side claimed a league title, in addition to losing to eventual champions Limerick by just two points in the All-Ireland …

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Preview: Who Will Take The Last Hurling Semi-Final Spot?

It’s the battle of two extremely proud hurling counties today in Thurles as Limerick and Kilkenny battle it out for a place in this year’s All Ireland semi-final. We take a look at some of the key issues ahead of the 2pm throw-in. What has changed since last year’s encounter? Kilkenny and Limerick played out a thrilling game in Nowlan …

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