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Derek McGrath To Make Surprise Inter-County Return With Laois

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It is being reported that former Waterford boss Derek McGrath will make his return to the inter-county scene as a coach with the Laois minor side.  McGrath has been linked with a number of vacant senior managerial positions in Cork, Offaly, Galway and in his native Waterford but has already ruled out a return to the Deise. According to reports …

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Eddie Brennan: “The Players Had Each Other’s Backs No Matter What”

Eddie Brennan

Laois manager Eddie Brennan has praised the character of his players following their preliminary All Ireland quarter-final win over Dublin in Portlaoise on Sunday afternoon.  Just seven days after their win in the Joe McDonagh final, the O’Moore County physically dominated Mattie Kenny’s side and fought their way to a 1-22 to 0-23 victory. Given their celebrations during the week, …

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Boost For Brennan As Former Captain Ross King Returns To Laois Panel

Ross King Laois

Laois manager, Eddie Brennan, has received a major boost ahead of their Joe McDonagh campaign with the news that Ross King has returned to the senior panel.  The Rathdowney-Errill man stepped away from the inter-county panel at the end of last season and missed all of their 2019 Allianz League campaign. However, King returned to training on Sunday, according to Laois …

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Kilkenny Legend Eddie Brennan Confirmed As New Laois Manager

Eight-time All Ireland winner, Eddie Brennan has been appointed as the new Laois hurling manager following the departure of Eamonn Kelly earlier this year. Brennan was proposed for the position last month after being chosen by a selection committee and the County Committee ratified his appointment last night. “The Laois County Committee have ratified the appointment of Eddie Brennan as …

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Eddie Brennan Steps Down As Kilkenny U-21 Manager

Eddie Brennan has stepped down as Kilkenny U-21 manager this weekend after two years at the helm.  In that time, Brennan led the Cats to their first Leinster title since 2012 at this grade and also their first All Ireland final since 2012. Brennan’s backroom team of Richie Doyle, Richie O’Neill and Bob Aylward will all be leaving their roles also. …

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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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Eddie Brennan Puts Rivals On Notice With Forecast For Kilkenny Hurling

Eddie Brennan has insisted that there is no crisis in Kilkenny hurling after a disappointing year for the Cats. After Brian Cody’s senior side were knocked out of the championship by Waterford in the qualifiers, Brennan’s u-21 side were beaten by Limerick in Saturday’s All-Ireland final in Thurles. The Shannonsiders’ 0-17 to 0-11 success was their second title at the …

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Silver Lining: Kilkenny Conveyor Belt Still In Full Flow

One of the shocks of the 2017 senior hurling championship was the early exit of Kilkenny after they were beaten by Wexford and Waterford respectively. In light of their previous successful seasons, 2017 was one to forget for Brian Cody’s Cats. Their losses to Waterford and Clare in the National League were unpredictable, but their rocky start epitomised the season that was …

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