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Who Are The Contenders For The 2017 Hurler Of The Year?

GAA All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Final, Croke Park, Dublin 3/9/2017 Galway vs Waterford Galway's David Burke lifts The Liam McCarthy Cup Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

After two barren seasons for large parts of 2015 and 2016, hurling came back with a bang in 2017. The Wexford revival along with Cork’s triumphs in Munster really kicked off what would prove to be a highly entertaining season. The decline of Kilkenny and Tipperary, at stages, added to a year of drama where many great games occurred. The …

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Galway Showed Exactly Why They’re All-Ireland Favourites Vs Dublin

Leinster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Quarter-Final, O'Connor Park, Tullamore, County Offaly 28/5/2017 Galway vs Dublin Galway make their way onto the pitch Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Oisin Keniry

While the result of Galway beating Tipperary in the National Hurling League final was not a major shock, the way in which they managed to do so caught the majority of hurling followers by surprise. They were just as impressive in their Leinster Championship opener for 2017 displaying why they are now regarded as favourites for Liam McCarthy this year. Galway …

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Galway: Who Can Help Them Back To The All-Ireland Final?

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Sunday presents a huge game for Galway. The element of surprise is gone after beating Tipperary at this stage last year. A big challenge presents itself, but these are the challenges they must overcome if they are to win an All-Ireland. Here we run through the men that need to perform on Sunday 1. Daithí Burke The way Galway have …

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