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Pundit Arena Allianz Division 1 Hurling Team Of The League

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An exciting Allianz Hurling League campaign has come to a close with Limerick winning their first title in 22 years following a comprehensive victory over Waterford in Croke Park. The structure of this year’s league was altered to make way for the redefined groups as of 2020 and there was no relegation from Division 1A. However, it did not make …

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Forgotten Friday: The Darling Of The Hill – Charlie Redmond

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Down through the years, Dublin have been blessed with excellent free-kick takers. Jimmy Keaveney, Dean Rock, Stephen Cluxton. However, were any as iconic as ‘The Darling of the Hill’, Charlie Redmond? He is our focus on this week’s ‘Forgotten Friday‘. Redmond is remembered by many for finally getting over the line in an All-Ireland final in 1995 following several near …

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All Team News Ahead Of Allianz Hurling League Semi-Finals

The Allianz Hurling League semi-finals take place in Nowlan Park tomorrow with Limerick, Dublin, Galway, and Waterford all battling for a place in this year’s final.  Here is all the team news from the four counties ahead of tomorrow’s highly-anticipated double header in Kilkenny. _____ Limerick v Dublin (Throw-in 1.30pm) John Kiely has made nine changes to the side that …

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Four Key Questions Ahead Of Allianz Hurling League Semi-Finals

Allianz Hurling League

We are down to the last four teams in the Allianz Hurling League with Galway, Waterford, Limerick and Dublin doing battle this weekend to decide the 2019 finalists. All four teams will fancy their chances of making it to the final after impressive displays throughout the group stages, and in the quarter-finals. The semi-finals are almost too close to call …

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Allianz Hurling Round-Up: Galway & Waterford Book Semi-Final Spots

Allianz League

The lineup for the 2019 Allianz Hurling League semi-finals has been completed with Dublin, Waterford and Wexford all progressing. Wexford and Waterford both recorded comprehensive victories over there respective oppositions while Dublin caused a shock in Semple Stadium, beating Tipperary by one-point to set up a semi-final date with Limerick. Meanwhile, Cork prevailed in the relegation play-off, beating Kilkenny in Nowlan …

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Your Guide To The Weekend’s Allianz Football League Action

We have reached the penultimate round of the Allianz Football League group stages with a number of eye-catching fixtures in store this weekend.  In Division 1, Monaghan take on Cavan in Clones in what is essentially a relegation battle between the two bottom teams. Malachy O’Rourke’s side began the campaign with such promise in that victory against Dublin but have …

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Ever-Improving Brian Howard Keeping Cards Close To His Chest

Brian Howard

Such was the impact Brian Howard made for Dublin last year, it’s easy to forget that 2018 was his first proper year on the senior squad.   The Raheny man slotted perfectly into their lethal forward unit and displayed skills and abilities that we are used to seeing from some of Dublin’s older, more experienced brigade. It’s no wonder that at …

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Jim Gavin Names Very Strong Dublin Side Ahead Of League Opener

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Dublin manager Jim Gavin has named a strong starting XV for their clash with Monaghan in the National League tomorrow. The Dubs include nine of the fifteen who started the All-Ireland final victory over Tyrone with current Footballer of the Year Brian Fenton named in the heart of their midfield. Young star Con O’Callaghan makes his first ever league start …

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Mannion & Whelan Included In Galway Side For Dublin Clash

Galway

Galway manager, Micheál Donoghue, has named an experimental side for today’s Walsh Cup semi-final clash with Dublin in Parnell Park. Hurler of the year nominee, Padraic Mannion, is named at centre back, while Cathal Mannion, Conor Whelan and a host of 2018’s U21 stars make up an impressive forward unit. This is Galway’s first return to competitive action since the …

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Dublin Edge Past Meath After Penalties In O’Byrne Semi-Final

For the second weekend in a row, a penalty shootout was required to decide the winner in the preseason competitions, as Dublin edged past Meath to reach the O’Byrne Cup final.  The game finished 1-12 apiece after normal time with the All Ireland champions prevailing 3-1 in the penalty competition, which was introduced instead of extra time. Ballyboden St Endas’ club man, …

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McKernan: Dublin Aren’t As Far Ahead As Everyone Thinks

Tyrone defender, Michael McKernan, believes that All Ireland champions, Dublin, are not as far ahead of the chasing pack as everyone thinks.  McKernan featured at centre-back in the All Ireland final as Dublin cruised past Mickey Harte’s side to claim their fourth title in a row. Few teams can close to ending Dublin’s unbeaten run in 2018 but the Ulster …

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