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Cuala’s Schutte Putting Inter-County Future Decision On Hold

Leinster Senior Hurling Club Championship Final, O'Moore Park, Portlaoise, Co. Laois 4/12/2016 O'Loughlin Gaels vs Cuala Cuala's Oisin Gough, David Treacy and Paul Schutte lift the trophy Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Pat Gilroy is still unaware whether Paul Schutte will be available to him for selection as he enters his first season in charge of the Dublin hurlers in 2018.  The Cuala captain opted out of the inter-county setup last season under Ger Cunningham but has been in fine form for his club side as the Dalkey side look well on …

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Urban Revolution: The Top City GAA Clubs In The Country

For a variety of reasons, the GAA is going from strength to strength in urban areas as teams from cities begin to achieve more and more success. Part of this is changing demographics and part of it is investment from Croke Park to promote the sports in schools in cities like Dublin, Cork and even Belfast. While the club is …

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Cuala’s Approach To Club Championship Odyssey Key To Their Success

Cuala today became the first club since Ballyhale Shamrocks in 2008/2009 to win back-to-back Leinster Club Championships, after a comprehensive victory over Kilcormac/Killoughey in Portlaoise. The Dalkey club now head for the All-Ireland series eager to defend the title they won on St Patrick’s Day, and judging by their showings in recent weeks, they’ll take some stopping. One of the …

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Cuala Power To Leinster Title Defence With Comprehensive Win Over Kilcormac-Killoughey

Leinster Senior Hurling Championship Final, O'Moore Park, Portlaoise, Co. Laois 3/12/2017 Cuala vs Kilcormac-Killoughey Cuala's Con O'Callaghan with Damien Kilmartin of Kilcormac-Killoughey Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ken Sutton

Cuala are Leinster champions for the second consecutive year, after comprehensively seeing off Kilcormac-Killoughey on a scoreline of 1-23 to 1-08. The Dubliners once again displayed their hugely dynamic attack with devastating impact, as David Treacy scored 10 points from placed balls, Colum Sheanon and Colm Cronin bagged three points apiece, while Con O’Callaghan scored 1-02. The Offaly champions came out for …

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Cuala’s Shane Stapleton Discusses One Key Strength Of The Dublin Side

Shane Stapleton

All-Ireland champions Cuala are on the march again. The Dublin club take on St Martin’s in this weekend’s Leinster semi-final as they aim to defend their provincial title. After another hard-fought county title, the Dalkey side flexed their considerable muscle with a somewhat comfortable win over Kilkenny champions Dicksboro, on a scoreline of 2-20 to 1-16. Unlike many top club …

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Opinion: Na Piarsaigh The Team To Beat After Sensational Rockies Rout

After beating rivals Kilmallock comfortably in the Limerick SHC final, Na Piarsaigh were installed as favourites to win the All-Ireland club title – and repeat the success of 2015. A Munster semi-final date with Blackrock awaited them at the Gaelic Grounds, despite the Rockies losing the Cork final. The fact that the loss came against divisional side Imokilly, the famous …

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All The Results From The Weekend’s Biggest Club GAA Fixtures

AIB GAA Munster Senior Hurling Championship Semi-Final, Walsh Park, Waterford 5/11/2017 Ballygunner vs Sixmilebridge Niall Gilligan of Sixmilebridge is tackled by Ballygunner's Barry Coughlan Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ken Sutton

The last two All-Ireland Hurling Club champions went marching on today, as Cuala and Na Piarsaigh overcame Dicksboro and Blackrock respectively. Cuala were challenged by the Kilkenny champions at times in Parnell Park, but possessed the class required to see out the tie. This is the third year in a row that the Dalkey side have beaten the Kilkenny champions …

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Poll: Tell Us Who You Think Will Win The All-Ireland Hurling Club Championship

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The race to be crowned All-Ireland Club Hurling winners is warming up as the county championships, barring Galway, have reached their conclusion. As we get ready for the provincial competitions, excitement is building, and Ballygunner’s dramatic victory over Thurles Sarsfields certainly whet the appetite. The Waterford club now march on to face Sixmilesbridge in this weekend’s semi-final, while 2016 All-Ireland champions …

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Five GAA Club Games To Watch Out For This Weekend


The senior inter-county GAA season is over, as we make our way into the club season. While the ladies football final will keep us entertained on Sunday, we’re heading into the winter, and the club championships are king for the coming months. Up and down the country this weekend, there are fascinating duals taking place. Here, we pick out five of …

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