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Major Preparation: How DJ Carey Resurrected Kilkenny Football

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In association with April 16, 2016, will forever be remembered as one of the lowest points in Kilkenny GAA as their Minor footballers were subjected to a 70-point beating by Wexford in the Electric Ireland Leinster Minor Football Championship. The fallout from that defeat was major as the Kilkenny county board came in for huge criticism over the perceived lack …

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Evan Shefflin On His Two Legendary Managers & The Magic Of Mullen

Evan Shefflin Kilkenny

Being managed by some of Kilkenny’s biggest legends, Evan Shefflin finds himself in a position all young hurlers must envy.  At club level, the 19-year-old is trained by 10-time All Ireland winner, Henry Shefflin, who happens to be his uncle while moving to inter-county level, the younger Shefflin is currently the captain of the U20s side managed by DJ Carey. …

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DJ Carey Leads Kilkenny Footballers On Return To Minor Championship

After a three-year hiatus, the Kilkenny footballers returned to the Leinster Minor Football Championship with hurling legend, DJ Carey, at the helm.  Kilkenny have not fielded a team in the grade since April 2016 when they suffered a humiliating defeat at the hands of Wexford. The five-time All-Ireland winner, who also played football with the county, offered up his services …

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Watch: DJ Carey Hilariously Burns Hurling Novice Jamie Redknapp

Kilkenny legend, DJ Carey delivered a hilarious insult to former England and Liverpool player, Jamie Redknapp as he put their hurling skills to the test.  As part of a challenge for Sky One’s ‘A League Of Their Own’, Redknapp, together with former cricketer, Freddie Flintoff and comedian, Rob Beckett travelled to Kilkenny during the summer to take a penalty in …

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Brian Cody Gives New Kilkenny U21 Manager DJ Carey His Full Backing

Independent.ie Fitzgibbon Cup Quarter-Final, Limerick IT, Limerick 24/2/2015 Limerick IT v IT Carlow IT Carlow manager DJ Carey Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

With Kilkenny starved of All-Ireland success at U21 grade since 2008, the Cats have turned to one of the county’s most famous sons to manage next year’s outfit. DJ Carey is one of the most gifted players to ever grace a hurling field. Having been manager of Carlow IT in recent years, he now moves on to guide Kilkenny’s U21 side. ‘The …

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Former All-Ireland Winning Captain Claims Kilkenny Hurlers Would Like To See Change

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Qualifier Round 1, Nowlan Park, Kilkenny 1/7/2017 Kilkenny vs Limerick Kilkenny manager Brian Cody

In an interesting interview with today’s Irish Independent, former Kilkenny hurler Eddie O’Connor has stated that a number of Kilkenny hurlers would like to see a change in management. The former All-Ireland winning captain has made a number of outlandish claims in regards to the set-up in the south-east. Eddie O’Connor feels that despite Brian Cody’s outstanding record, it’s time …

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Ranking The Top Five All-Ireland Hurling Semi-Finals Since 2000

Tipperary John O'Dwyer celebrates his goal 14/8/2016

It’s safe the say that ranking this down to a Top Five was a challenge. Thirty-seven All-Ireland semi-finals have taking place since the turn of the millennium, with fifteen of these truly falling under the ‘great game of hurling’ category. Croke Park has seen lots of drama unfold over the last eighteen seasons and here are our favourite five games …

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Opinion: The GAA Need To Move With The Times When It Comes To Nutrition

Bord Gais Energy GAA Hurling All Ireland Under 21 Championship Semi-Final 25/8/2012 General view of a GAA sideline flag Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

The GAA train of thought regarding nutrition is still very much old-school. With pre-season campaigns starting earlier and earlier, as physical training begins to entail so much more than just ‘a few laps’ and ‘sprints to the 45’ and as amateur athletes are expected to perform at professional levels, even on the club scene, we examine the existing views around nutrition in …

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DJ Carey Voted Best Kilkenny Hurler Of All Time

All Ireland Senior Hurling Final Kilkenny 14/9/2003 DJ Carey raises the Liam McCarthy Cup on Hill 16 Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

In a vote carried out by The Kilkenny People, DJ Carey has been voted the the greatest hurler the county has ever produced.  The selection ranked the top 25 hurlers to ever play for the county and is sure to be a cause for debate within Kilkenny and further afield. The Hogan Stand have reported that Carey ranks above the …

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GAA: Five Talking Points From The Weekend

Considering it’s still only February, this was quite the weekend for the GAA. Between round three of the National Football League, the Fitzgibbon Cup finals and, of course, Congress, limiting this to just five was tough. It’s (Still) Hard To Beat Dublin After a dramatic comeback to steal a draw against Tyrone, Dublin faced another formidable Ulster opponent and kept …

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Twitter Reacts As Carlow IT Reach First Ever Fitzgibbon Cup Final

Independent.ie Higher Education GAA Fitzgibbon Cup Semi-Final, Dangan, Galway 24/2/2017 IT Carlow vs UCC IT Carlow manager DJ Carey and selector Michael Dempsey celebrate winning

Carlow IT secured a first ever Fitzgibbon Cup final berth on Friday afternoon when they defeated UCC 2-20 to 1-20 in a dramatic extra-time win. The Leinster college, managed by Kilkenny legend DJ Carey, were the surprise package of the competition even before this weekend, beating UL, one of the tournament favourites in the quarter-final. Drama in Dangan! IT Carlow …

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Kilkenny’s Greatest XV Of The Brian Cody Era

Brian Cody Kilkenny

We here at Pundit Arena have put together a list of Kilkenny’s best fifteen players that competed under Brian Cody’s successful management era. Cody is renowned as one of the greatest, most successful GAA managers of all time. He is the longest serving manager in the GAA and he warrants the utmost of respect. However, the question is posed- would …

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Hurling: Top 10 All-Ireland Hurling Semi-Finals Since 2000

All Ireland Hurling Semi-Final Kilkenny vs Tipperary 18/8/2002 DJ Carey of Kilkenny and Thomas Costello of Tipp Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Lorraine O'Sulliv

Seen as it is such a big weekend of All-Ireland Hurling Semi-Finals, this week’s Thursday Top 10 will pick out the Top 10 All-Ireland Hurling Semi-Finals since the year 2000. We left out last Sunday’s game seen as a winner is yet to be determined. We looked long and hard, so here it goes.  10. Offaly 0-19 Cork 0-15 – …

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Hurling: The Death Of The Corner Forward

GAA All Ireland Senior Hurling Final 7/9/2008 Kilkenny Eddie Brennan celebrates scoring his second goal Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

‘Systems’ is the word that many feel is killing hurling as a spectacle at the moment. What is often classed as the greatest game in the world has been down right awful for the bones of two years now. One thing that is becoming less and less important is the role of the corner-forward.  Watching the games yesterday really pointed …

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Settled: We’ve Named The Best Hurley Makers In Ireland

Down through the years there has been plenty of discussion and debate about which hurley manufacturer is the best around. Although the majority of opinion is based entirely on the person’s own specific taste, we have created a list of what we believe are the best hurleys in Ireland. No doubt this debate will continue for some time yet… 6. Cultec Hurleys Almost everyone has had a ‘go’ …

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