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Conor Lehane Comes Of Age And Cork Fans Couldn’t Be Happier

Since making his championship debut for Cork in 2011 in his first year out of minor, there has been a wave of expectation on Conor Lehane to deliver on his billing as one of the hottest prospects in hurling. Yesterday he did that.  The Midleton man came of age in the epic Munster championship encounter with Tipperary in Thurles on …

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“They’re Basically Just After Shafting My Brother” – Aisake Ó hAilpín Explains His Decision To Leave Cork Team

Aisake Munster Senior Hurling Championship Quarter Final 30/5/2010 Cork vs Tipperary Cork's Aisake O hAilpin after the final whislte Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

In today’s Irish Independent, former Cork hurler and Aussie Rules star Aisake Ó hAilpín spoke to Vincent Hogan about his time with the Cork hurlers, and how things ended, including his disappointment with the treatment of his brother Seán Óg. Cork take on All-Ireland champions Tipperary tomorrow and enter as massive underdogs. Similar odds would have been offered on the …

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National Hurling League: Team Of The Season So Far

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A, Croke Park, Dublin 4/3/2017 Dublin vs Waterford Waterford’s Pauric Mahony Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

All games in the league portion of this year’s competition are now complete following the weekend’s action. Five intense rounds of hurling have thrown together some great quarter-final pairings. We will see three clashes of neighbours next weekend: Wexford face Kilkenny while Cork are rewarded with a meeting against Limerick. Offaly, though, face the unenviable task of playing Tipperary. Finally, …

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Watch: All The Best Division 1A Scores From The Weekend

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A, Cusack Park, Ennis, Co. Clare 26/3/2017 Clare vs Waterford Clares Podge Collins celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

With the venues and times of this weekend’s league quarter-finals and relegation play-offs announced, the season is beginning to hot up. This was evident last weekend, with the style and intensity of hurling – some of it championship standard – that was on show. The GAA’s official YouTube channel published the best of the weekend’s scores from the final round of …

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Five Talking Points From The Weekend’s Hurling Action

All-Ireland Club Junior Hurling Championship Final, Croke Park, Dublin 18/2/2017 Mayfield vs Mooncoin Mayfield's Shane O'Donovan lifts the cup Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Grealy

This past weekend saw round two of the National Hurling League played out as well as All-Ireland club finals in the Intermediate Hurling Championship and Junior Hurling Championship. Here are our top five talking points from the past 48 hours. ________ 5. Clare Hammer Kilkenny Clare had the most eye-catching result of the weekend, claiming a 2-19 to 0-12 win …

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Five Teams To Watch Out For In The 2017 National Hurling League

Allianz Hurling League Division 1 Final, Semple Stadium, Thurles, Co. Tipperary 1/5/2016 Clare vs Waterford Clare stand for the national anthem Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

With the new National Hurling League season beginning this weekend, here are Pundit Arena’s five teams to watch out for ahead of the 2017 campaign. ________ Tipperary All-Ireland champions Tipperary didn’t play in the Munster Senior Hurling League so a trip to Croke Park to face the Dubs will be their first outing of the New Year. Not playing the pre-season competition …

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What Next For The Cork Hurlers?

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As the dust slowly settles on Cork’s humbling in Thurles, courtesy of Tipperary, Donal Cashin analyses what went wrong and what can be done to rectify the situation in the Rebel county.  Firstly, Cork losing by nine points to Tipperary was no surprise. This Cork team has lost its mojo and managing the Cork hurlers is now more a mental exercise …

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2016 National Hurling Leagues: Six Major Talking Points

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So as we approach the semi-finals of this year’s league campaign, there has been much to talk about. From Kilkenny’s continued dominance, Cork’s great escape and the success story of Kerry hurling, this year’s campaign had it all. Here are six major talking points that have emerged: 1. Cork Survive This angers me if I’m being honest. Cork, who finished the …

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10 Signs You’re A Cork Hurling Fan Through And Through

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Whether you’re from the ‘Barrs’, the ‘Rockies’, or indeed anywhere else in the county of Cork, nothing unites the ‘Real Capital’ more than the senior hurlers. With Cork hurling in a dreadful way, it might be time for a bit of nostalgia to lighten the mood. Here are ten signs that you’re a true Cork hurling fan. 1) You still …

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New Cork Hurling Manager To Be Announced In Coming Days

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Cork are set to announce their new hurling manager in just a matter of days, according to reports on Saturday afternoon. The Irish Examiner have revealed that the man set to succeed Jimmy Barry-Murphy will be Tracton clubman Kieran Kingston. The former Cork corner forward was a selector and coach under his predecessor but will now take the reigns following …

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Seven Counties Represented In Hurling All Star Nominations

The GAA/GPA All Star nominees for hurling have been announced, and it’s no surprise that All-Ireland finalists Kilkenny and Galway dominate the 45-player selection.  Although Kilkenny ultimately brought their 36th Liam McCarthy Cup back to the banks of the Nore, Galway match them in terms of All Star nominees, with both counties receiving 12 apiece. With a smaller spread across …

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