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Donal Óg Cusack Defends Sunday Game Colonialism Rant

Former Cork hurling great, Donal Óg Cusack, made headlines around the country when he likened hurling’s detractors to “the last remanents of British culture on these islands.” Following the strange outburst, the three-time All-Ireland winner drew criticism from fans and players for seemingly ignoring what was an enthralling All-Ireland semi-final between Wexford and Tipperary in Croke Park. Speaking on the …

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Davy Fitzgerald: “Whether I Can Do It Again, I Don’t Know”

Davy Fitzgerald

A devastated Davy Fitzgerald spoke to media for almost 10 minutes following his side’s narrow loss to Tipperary in Sunday’s All Ireland semi-final. During that time, the visibly emotional manager praised Tipperary, hit out at critics of his sweeper system but he spent the majority of the press conference speaking about the bond he has built up with the Wexford …

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Kevin Foley: Wexford Want More After Taste Of Success In Leinster

Kevin Foley

Kevin Foley has insisted that Wexford are keen to push on and achieve more success in 2019 following their Leinster final victory over Kilkenny last month. Davy Fitzgerald’s side lifted the Bob O’Keeffe Cup for the first time in 15 years signalling joyous celebrations for the team and their supporters throughout the county. However, 1996 was also the last year …

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Breaking: Davy Fitzgerald To Remain With The Wexford Hurlers

The Wexford county board have announced today that Davy Fitzgerald will remain at the helm for the 2019 season.  Fitzgerald has come under pressure due to a disappointing Championship campaign which saw them exit at the quarter-final stage at the hands of Clare and they were unable to reach the Leinster final which was competed by Galway and Kilkenny. He …

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Brian Cody Rubbishes Doubts Which Surrounded Kilkenny In Late January

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A Final, Nowlan Park, Kilkenny 8/4/2018 Kilkenny vs Tipperary Kilkenny's manager Brian Cody during the second half Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

Kilkenny are back. There’s no need to whisper. They bellowed it yesterday afternoon themselves with a dominant second-half display. TJ Reid, Walter Walsh and Paddy Deegan led the line as the Cats were crowned Allianz Hurling League champions. After two games, there were suggestions that change was needed at the helm of Kilkenny. Fast-forward two months and Brian Cody is …

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The Standout XV From The 2018 Allianz Hurling League

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Ahead of the Allianz Hurling League Division 1 final between Tipperary and Kilkenny, we take a look at the standout performers from the campaign. 1. Alan Nolan (Dublin) It was certainly an underwhelming campaign for Pat Gilroy’s Dublin side, but Nolan’s showings between the sticks were undoubtedly impressive. The fact that he kept former All-Star Gary Maguire and last season’s …

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Pat Gilroy Hoping For Lift From Cuala Contingent Joining Dublin

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Dublin signed off a somewhat underwhelming Allianz Hurling League campaign with a defeat to Tipperary in Croke Park yesterday. However, Pat Gilroy has given a huge number of players a chance, as they continue to build for the Leinster Championship. With seven weeks until the Kilkenny game to open their summer, the Boys in Blue improved as the league progressed, but …

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Watch: Podge Collins And Cian Lynch Executed Two Insane Pick-Ups During Limerick Vs Clare

Two moments of genius from Clare’s Podge Collins and Limerick’s Cian Lynch summed up the remarkable game of hurling at the Gaelic Grounds yesterday afternoon… Limerick’s dramatic win over Clare in the Allianz National Hurling League quarter-final after a free-taking contest had all the drama imaginable yesterday, as the Treaty reached the final four. There were some truly remarkable skills …

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Venues Confirmed For Waterford ‘Home’ Games In Munster SHC

With the new format of the Munster Senior Hurling Championship, there is the added element of home and away ties as each team play four games. With Tipperary boasting Semple Stadium, Cork Páirc Uí Chaoimh, Limerick the Gaelic Grounds and Clare Cusack Park, they were well equipped to host the ties. However, there were question marks throughout the winter over Walsh …

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TG4’s Line-Up For This Weekend’s Hurling Action Is Simply Mouth-Watering

With the Allianz National Hurling League Division 1 quarter-finals and relegation play-offs in store this weekend, there is a feast of small ball action in store. Kilkenny and Tipperary travel to Offaly and Dublin respectively, and the two traditional powerhouses will be expected to make their way into the semi-finals unscathed. Meanwhile, Galway and Wexford face off for the first …

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All Allianz League Games This Weekend Are Off

League Munster GAA Hurling Minor Championship 2011 Final 10/7/2011 General view of a hurl and sliotar Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie GAA

The GAA have announced that all Allianz National Hurling and Football League games are off this weekend, due to the weather. A full revised fixtures programme to cover the remaining rounds of the Allianz Leagues will be issued on Monday, March 5th. As there consecutive game-weeks in hurling all the way through to the final, all games have been put …

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