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Five Of The Best Hurlers From Outside Top Tier Traditional Counties

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Last week, we chose the five best hurlers of the modern era never to have won an All-Ireland medal. Hurlers from proud, successful, top-tier hurling counties who have been denied a Celtic Cross medal due to factors outside of their control. Of course, there are plenty more hurlers who deserve just as much recognition but often find themselves overlooked because …

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Allianz Hurling League Round-Up: Clare Pip The Cats In Ennis

Brought to you by Allianz, proud sponsors of the Allianz Football & Hurling Leagues. There was plenty of Allianz Hurling League action today, following on from Limerick’s win over Tipperary last night, as Carlow provided the biggest shock of the day by forcing a draw with Galway. That was as exciting as the Division 1B matches got as Waterford and …

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Carlow’s Historic Summer Comes To An End At The Hands Of Limerick

Carlow 0-13 Limerick 5-22 Three goals in the first 20 minutes helped Limerick glide past Carlow and book their place in the All Ireland quarter-finals. It was the worst possible start for the Joe McDonagh champions with teenager, Kyle Hayes netting for the visitors after just 30 seconds. Carlow responded well with points from Denis Murphy and Edward Byrne but were dealt a …

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Dr Cullen Park In Bad Shape Ahead Of Limerick v Carlow Qualifier

It wasn’t too long ago that matches were forced to be rescheduled due to pitches being frozen and/or now however. Well the weather is causing a different problem in Carlow as preparations continue in Dr Cullen Park for the preliminary quarter-final meeting between the home side and Limerick on Saturday evening. A photo posted on Twitter shows a large section …

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Venues And Times Confirmed For Football and Hurling Qualifiers

The GAA have announced the details of the Round 4 qualifiers of the senior football championship as well as the preliminary quarter-final clashes in the hurling. Portlaoise will play host to a doubleheader on Saturday afternoon as Roscommon face Armagh at 3 pm before Cork and Tyrone go head-to-head at 5 pm. Sky Sports will have coverage of the second …

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Winners and Losers From A Packed Weekend Of GAA Action

We were treated to a feast of GAA action over weekend, including two provincial finals, the first ever Joe McDonagh final and a number of football qualifiers. We take a look back at the winners and losers across the busy schedule.  Winners Kildare Kildare were the big talking point last week as they took their ‘Newbridge Or Nowhere’ campaign to …

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This Week In GAA: Tipp Out & Connolly To Boston?

Waterford’s footballers win, Tipp’s hurlers out of the championship and Diarmuid Connolly closes in on a move to Boston, let’s take a look at this week in GAA. _____ Tipperary Out Of The Championship In Early June The end of the road for the Tipperary hurlers as defeat to Clare in Semple Stadium on Sunday meant that Michael Ryan’s men …

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Brendan Murphy Beautifully Sums Up What Promotion Means To Carlow


Carlow are out of the bottom division of the Allianz National Football League for the first time in 33 years. Turlough O’Brien’s side have backed up a remarkable summer campaign from 2017, as they’ve won six games out of six. After beating Antrim 1-12 to 0-12 today, they have now secured their spot in Division 3 for 2019, and they’ll also …

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