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Cork GAA Recommend Star-Studded Minor & Senior Management Teams

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Kieran Kingston has been recommended as the new manager of the Cork Senior hurling team for a three-year term. The Tracton man, who was previously in charge of the county from 2015 to 2017, will have Cork legends Ger Cunningham and Diarmuid O’Sullivan alongside him as coaches. In a statement released this evening, Cork GAA said that the aim of …

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Hurling Club Round-Up: Champions Crash Out In Wexford & Dublin

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It was another entertaining weekend in the hurling club calendar with plenty of surprise results across the country as the reigning champions were knocked out in both Dublin and Wexford. Dublin Reigning Dublin county champions Ballyboden St Enda’s were knocked out of the senior hurling championship following a 1-29 to 2-15 loss to St Vincent’s after extra time. Boden dominated …

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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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Hurling Power Rankings: Tipperary Triumph After Surprising Campaign

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After four months of surprise results, one-sided affairs, and officiating dramas, we have reached the end of the 2019 Senior Hurling Championship. Tipperary were crowned All-Ireland champions following their 14-point hammering of Kilkenny in the final last weekend. Though the Premier County showed promise at times during their Allianz League campaign, we placed them in sixth in our overall hurling …

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Cork Ladies Football Manager Steps Down After Four Years In Charge

Cork Ladies Football manager Ephie Fitzgerald has stepped away from his role with the Rebel County after four years at the helm. Fitzgerald announced his departure following Cork’s 2-11 to 0-11 point loss to Dublin in Sunday’s All-Ireland semi-final. The Nemo Rangers man led the county to All-Ireland glory in 2016 as well as two National League titles in both …

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“Thrilled” Tipperary Manager Wary Of Falling Into Trap Of 2010

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As weeks go, it hasn’t been a bad one for Tipperary.  Last Sunday, their senior hurlers lifted the Liam MacCarthy Cup after a 14-point victory over Kilkenny and just six days later, their U20 side recorded an 11-point win over rivals Cork to become the inaugural All-Ireland champions at the grade. It was an emphatic performance from start to finish …

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Five-Goal Tipperary Seal Second Title In Six Days With Defeat Of Cork

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Cork 1-18 Tipperary 5-17 Reporting by Marisa Kennedy in LIT Gaelic Grounds. In 2010, six days after the seniors won the Liam MacCarthy, the Tipperary U21 side put five goals past Galway as they stormed to another All-Ireland title. Today, their U20s were in similar form as an outstanding first-half performance saw them cruise to victory over Cork. Kiladangan’s Billy …

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Tipperary Come Up Trumps In Pundit Arena Hurling Team Of The Year

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All too quickly, another hurling season has come to an end with Tipperary lifting the Liam MacCarthy Cup for the first time since 2016. Liam Sheedy returned to the helm after a nine-year absence and took a disheartened and disjointed group of players from the disappointment of 2018 to the heights of All-Ireland glory. Given their dominance in 2019, losing …

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Hurling Stars Have Their Say On VAR & Potential Officiating Changes

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Another Senior Hurling Championship season has come to an end and while there is still much to discuss following Tipperary’s victory on Sunday, one major talking point is the use of Hawk-Eye.  During the All-Ireland hurling final, a John Donnelly attempt was caught by the Tipperary goalkeeper, Brian Hogan, and he kept the ball in play. However, Hawk-Eye contacted the …

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PA Roundtable: Top Hurling Stars Predict The All-Ireland Final

Ahead of the highly-anticipated All-Ireland hurling final between Kilkenny and Tipperary, Pundit Arena spoke to some of the country’s top hurlers to get their thoughts.  Johnny Coen (Galway), Mark Kavanagh (Laois), Alan Cadogan (Cork), and Cian Boland (Dublin) predict the 2019 decider in Croke Park, the Hurler of the Year and tell us whether or not they would like to see …

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Poll: Who Will Be Crowned Hurler Of The Year For 2019?

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While it might not have reached the heights of 2018, we have been treated to another summer of surprise results, outstanding performances and tactics galore in the Senior Hurling Championship. And yet, at the end of it all, we have yet another All Ireland deciding clash between Tipperary and Kilkenny to look forward to in two week’s time. With only …

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Jerome Cahill: Gritty Cork Will Be Gunning For Tipperary In Final

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Tipperary U20 star, Jerome Cahill, believes Cork stand on a level footing with his side as they prepare for another epic showdown in the U20 hurling final in three week’s time. The Premier County demolished Wexford in Sunday’s semi-final in Nowlan Park on a scoreline of 8-16 to 1-15 with Cahill chipping in with 2-1 from midfield, earning him the …

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O’Connell Hits 1-10 As Cork Power Past Kilkenny Into U20 Final

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Kilkenny 0-13 Cork 1-16 Cork are through to the Bord Gais Energy GAA All Ireland U20 final after a six-point win over Kilkenny in Portlaoise this afternoon.  The Rebels dominated the majority of the game and outscored their opponents by 10 points to five in the second half as the beaten Munster finalists powered into another underage final. Tommy O’Connell …

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