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Ranking The Top Five All-Ireland Hurling Semi-Finals Since 2000

Tipperary John O'Dwyer celebrates his goal 14/8/2016

It’s safe the say that ranking this down to a Top Five was a challenge. Thirty-seven All-Ireland semi-finals have taking place since the turn of the millennium, with fifteen of these truly falling under the ‘great game of hurling’ category. Croke Park has seen lots of drama unfold over the last eighteen seasons and here are our favourite five games …

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Could Jonathan Glynn Become The Story Of This GAA Weekend?

GAA Hurling All Ireland Senior Championship Quarter-Final, Semple Stadium, Thurles, Tipperary 26/7/2015.Cork vs Galway.Galway's Jonathan Glynn.Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

Sport loves an unsung hero or a surprise package. In hurling terms Shane O’Donnell is the name that springs to many people’s minds. He wasn’t a complete unknown to all, having scored goals against Waterford, Wexford and Laois earlier that season, but his 3-3 haul in the 2013 All-Ireland hurling final replay is what he is remembered for. The fairytale …

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2010 Vs 2016: Which Was The Better Tipperary Team?

GAA All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Final 5/9/2010 Kilkenny vs Tipperary Lar Corbett of Tipp scores his sides second goal despite a hurley being thrown in his direction Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer bestof2010

As the dust settles on a remarkable All-Ireland Hurling Championship victory for Tipperary, there are obvious parallels to the team of 2010. Six years ago, the Premier stopped the ‘Drive for Five’, and looked set to dominate the hurling landscape for years to come. The questions now being raised are whether the class of 2016 can achieve what Lar Corbett …

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Liam Sheedy Is Confident That Tipperary Will Beat Kilkenny On Sunday

Liam Sheedy Interview Tipperary

Pundit Arena sat down with former All-Ireland winning manager Liam Sheedy to look ahead to the All-Ireland Hurling Championship final between Tipperary and Kilkenny on Sunday. The mastermind behind the Premier’s 2010 triumph is confident that Michael Ryan’s side can emulate the victory of six years ago. “Losing in 2009, we didn’t want to get that losing feeling again. [In …

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Lar Corbett Thinks John ‘Bubbles’ O’Dwyer Should Not Start For Tipperary

Tipperary John O'Dwyer celebrates his goal 14/8/2016

Tipperary take on Kilkenny in the All-Ireland final on Sunday, with one big talking point arising ahead of Michael Ryan’s selection. In the Munster semi-final, John ‘Bubbles’ O’Dwyer was sent off, which meant he was suspended for the final. The Premier had too much firepower up front for Waterford, and Bubbles consequentially could not break back into the team for …

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All-Ireland Hurling Final: The Combined Tipperary/Kilkenny XV

It’s finally All-Ireland hurling final week. With just six days to go until the big one next Sunday, Pundit Arena will be building up to the match every day between now and then. To kick things off this Monday, we look at a combined team. If Tipperary and Kilkenny were the one county, what would the starting XV look like? Of …

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Tipperary: Who Will Help Them To Gain Revenge For 2015?

GAA Hurling All Ireland Senior Championship Semi-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 16/8/2015.Tipperary vs Galway.TipperaryÕs Padraic Maher.Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

Tipperary face Galway in the second All-Ireland Hurling Semi-Final on Sunday. At this point last year, Tipp were caught by the same opposition. Having impressed through Munster this year, Tipp look to be in a good position to gain revenge for last years loss.  1. Padraic Maher This is the man who sums up the Tipperary hurlers. Playing well, Maher …

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The Best 15 Remaining In The Hurling Championship

Leinster GAA Senior Hurling Championship Final, Croke Park, Dublin 3/7/2016 Kilkenny vs Galway Kilkenny's TJ Reid Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

It is time to put some people’s noses out of joint yet again with this week’s Tuesday Team Selection. Last week we picked the best 15 hurlers knocked out of the championship, now we pick the best 15 remaining in the championship. Kilkenny fans, we are ready for the abuse!! Colm Callanan – Galway It is not a great time …

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Twitter Reacts As 14 Man Tipperary Dig Deep To See Off Limerick

Munster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Semi-Final, Semple Stadium, Co. Tipperary 19/6/2016 Tipperary vs Limerick Tipperary's John O'Dwyer is sent off by Referee James McGrath Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Tipperary have secured a place in the Munster Final against Waterford after they saw off Limerick in Semple Stadium this afternoon, on a scoreline of 3-12 to 1-16. The Premier were reduced to 14 men early in the game, after John ‘Bubbles’ O’Dwyer was dismissed for striking an opponent. A powerful image that sums up the task ahead of Tipp …

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