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Quiz: Name The Eye-Catching All-Star Hurling Team Of 2013

Clare All-Star 2013

Next up in our series of quizzes of every All-Star team from the last decade, it’s 2013 and a year Clare hurling fans will never forget. It was a year of firsts, the year that went against the grain. Kilkenny were favourites to complete the three-in-a-row with Galway and Tipperary in hot pursuit. However, the provincial championships threw up more …

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Páirc Uí Chaoimh To Be Used As Covid-19 Test Centre

Article updated 20/03/2020 Cork GAA have confirmed that they will make Páirc Uí Chaoimh available for use to the HSE in a bid to help tackle the current coronavirus outbreak. In a statement on their website the Cork county board outlined that the HSE are currently exploring uses for the stadium and it is thought that it may be used …

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Ranking The Top Contenders In Hurling With Break In Play

Unfortunately, hurling and Gaelic football are on hiatus and it’s looking more and more likely that the break will be extended due to Covid-19.  However, this break in play allows us an opportunity to step back and analyse who are the top contenders in hurling following what has been an interesting Allianz League group campaign. So here are the hurling …

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Cork Teenager Creates History At European U21 Snooker Championship

Aaron Hill

Just days after retaining the European under-18 title in Portugal, Cork teenager Aaron Hill has made history by winning the 2020 EBSA European Under-21 Snooker Championship. Hill, who gained prominence by knocking out world number eight Kyren Wilson in Snooker Shoot-Out last month, defeated Hayden Staniland 5-2 in the final in Albufeira. It is a historic victory for the 18-year-old …

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Galway Recall Canning For Decisive League Battle Against Cork

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Galway manager Shane O’Neill has recalled Joe Canning to his starting line-up for their crucial Allianz League clash with Cork on Sunday in Pearse Stadium. The Portumna man was a late withdrawal ahead of their one-point loss to Waterford last weekend with a tight calf and was replaced in the starting team by Brian Concannon. Canning takes up his place …

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Tipperary To Commission Two Jerseys To Commemorate Bloody Sunday

Tipperary Bloody Sunday

The Tipperary Bloody Sunday Commemorative Committee have announced a series of plans to mark the centenary of the atrocity later this year.  The county is following in the footsteps of Cork whose hurlers will today don a specially commissioned black jersey with a red collar and striping to honour the centenary of the deaths of former lord mayors Terence McSwiney …

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Cork Teenager Stuns World Number Eight In Snooker Shoot-Out

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Snooker Shoot-Out is a mad game! The rapid-speed snooker tournament is currently taking place in Watford and features some of the top names in snooker. Each match is decided by a one-frame shootout where players have only a matter of seconds to take a shot. Earlier today Cork teenager Aaron Hill caused the upset of the tournament after knocking out …

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Stars Return As Cork and Limerick Name Teams For League Showdown

Cork team Limerick

Cork manager Kieran Kingston has made five changes to the team who overcame a stubborn Westmeath side in Mullingar last week for their Allianz League clash with Limerick. The five returning players, Darragh Fitzgibbon, Robert Downey, Robbie O’Flynn, Mark Coleman and Shane Kingston, were all part of UCC’s triumphant team who won back-to-back Electric Ireland Fitzgibbon Cup titles earlier this …

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TV Details As Focus Returns To Allianz Hurling League

Allianz League

After a week’s rest, the Allianz Hurling League returns with a bang this weekend and five games are set to be broadcast across Saturday and Sunday. The action begins in Netwatch Cullen Park in Carlow on Saturday with the home side hoping for their first win of the competition when they take on Dublin. Throw-in is 5pm and eir Sport …

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Talking Points Following Intriguing First Round In Allianz Hurling League

Allianz League

The Allianz Hurling League returned with a bang this weekend with major wins for Limerick, Kilkenny and Waterford, among others. The action began sensationally on Saturday evening as Limerick snuck past Tipperary during a thrilling affair. Following that, Wexford impressed as they comprehensively overcame Laois. Meanwhile on Sunday, Kilkenny, Clare, Waterford and Galway all recorded wins to get their campaigns …

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Cork Dominate Proceedings On Historic Night In Pairc Ui Chaoimh

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Cork 1-9 Westmeath 0-6 On a historic day at Páirc Uí Chaoimh the Cork ladies footballers got the defence of their Lidl National Football League Division 1 title off to a winning start thanks largely to Orla Finn’s early flurry of scores. This league clash against Westmeath was the first time the Cork senior ladies played a competitive game at …

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How GAA’s Most Heated Rivals Ended Up Sharing A Holiday Resort

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What is Gaelic football’s greatest ever rivalry? For many, the Dublin/Kerry saga of the late 1970s stands out as the most storied era of Gaelic football. While those of a younger persuasion may steer towards the great Armagh/Tyrone rivalry of the early 2000s.  However, one rivalry stands above even those previously mentioned based on sheer tension, toughness and hatred towards …

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