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Hurling Team Of The Week: Limerick Dominate Following Classy Display

Hurling team of the week Limerick Clare

It was a weekend full of thrills, surprises and disappointments in the hurling championships as Limerick, Galway, Wexford and Cork all registered vital wins. There were some impressive individual performances, not least from Killian Doyle, Cathal Mannion and TJ Reid and they are all included in our hurling team of the week. _____ 1. Nickie Quaid (Limerick) Nickie Quaid didn’t …

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Championship Deep-Dive: The Magic Of The McGrath Brothers

In June of last year in Semple Stadium, Clare knocked Tipperary out of the hurling championship with a two-point win. After one loss and two draws, it was probably Tipperary’s best performance of the round-robin series but they conceded a five-point lead in the final 10 minutes and the 2016 All Ireland champions had to watch the rest of the …

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GAA Round-Up: Thriller In Ulster While Kildare Put Longford To Bed

gaelic football round up Ulster semi-final

While hurling took centre stage across television coverage today, it was Gaelic football that provided the drama as Armagh and Cavan played out a thrilling draw in the Ulster semi-final. The sides will have to do it all again next Sunday in Clones to decide who will earn a place in the Ulster football final against Tyrone/Donegal. Meanwhile, Kildare overcame …

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Kerry & Clare Name Teams For Munster Football Semi-Final

Kerry Clare

Kerry and Clare have named their sides for the Munster Senior Football semi-final on Saturday evening in Cusack Park, Ennis.  Kerry manager has made two changes to his full-forward line from the league final defeat to Mayo with Paul Geaney and James O’Donoghue named alongside David Clifford. Diarmuid O’Connor is set for his championship debut at wing-forward with Sean O’Shea …

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All Team News Ahead Of Opening Rounds Of Hurling Championship

hurling championship

After a highly-anticipated build-up, the Munster and Leinster Hurling Championships get underway this weekend. We have all your team news ahead of Sunday’s games across the provinces. _____ Sunday Galway v Carlow, Pearse Stadium, 3pm As well as Joe Canning, Galway are also without Daithi Burke for the first round of the Leinster Championship against Joe McDonagh champions, Carlow. Ronan …

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A Father’s Smile The Constant Motivator For Clare’s Peter Duggan

Peter Duggan

Clare sharpshooter Peter Duggan is hoping to extend his hurling career for as long as possible, not so he can win endless accolades, but so he can continue painting smiles on his family’s faces. The 25-year-old recently submitted his thesis in which he investigated the increasing demands on inter-county hurlers and the corresponding effects on retirement age. His findings showed …

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