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Murphy Back For Kilkenny While Dublin & Galway Name Starting XV

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Eoin Murphy has been named to start for Kilkenny in Saturday’s Leinster SHC round-robin clash with Wexford at Innovate Wexford Park.  The All-Star goalkeeper suffered a knee injury while in action for his club Glenmore back in April and was not expected to return to inter-county duty this soon. Elsewhere on the Kilkenny team, Pádraig Walsh is named at centre-back …

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Eoin Murphy On “Formidable” Tipp And Waterford’s Disappointing Season

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Kilkenny goalkeeper Eoin Murphy believes that Tipperary are the team setting the standard this year following their impressive performances in the Munster Championship so far.  Liam Sheedy’s side have breezed to comprehensive wins over Cork, Waterford and Clare, scoring a combined total of 7-79 across all three games. While the Premier County are soaring, it has been another bleak year …

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Eoin Murphy: “No Real Time Frame” For Injury Return

Kilkenny goalkeeper Eoin Murphy has said it is too early to tell when he will return to action following a leg injury he picked up in a club game last month. Darren Brennan has stepped into the role in place of the two-time All-Star winner who broke his tibia and is expected to miss all of the Leinster Championship. “I’m …

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Ranking The Top Five Hurling Goalkeepers In The Game Right Now

So far this year we have seen an exhibition of goalkeeping. From Eoin Murphy’s league performances to Anthony Nash’s incredible championship form, it’s a golden generation for net-minders. So, with that in mind, we have decided to rank the top 5 hurling goalkeepers in the game right now. In the past decade we had the elite foursome of Damien Fitzhenry, …

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Five Outside Bets For Hurler Of The Year Worth Considering

Hurler Of The Year Allianz Hurling League Division 1B, Pearse Stadium, Galway 19/2/2017 Galway vs Wexford Galway's David Burke leads out his team Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

With the National Hurling League brushed aside for another year, all roads now lead to the 2017 All-Ireland Championship. An eye will be kept on each hurler throughout the summer for the game’s top performers, one of which will receive the coveted Hurler of the Year accolade. Undoubtedly marquee names such as TJ Reid, Seamus Callanan and Joe Canning will …

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Hurling: Team Of The Season So Far

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A, Cusack Park, Ennis, Co. Clare 19/2/2017 Clare vs Kilkenny Clare's Aaron Shanagher celebrates scoring his sides second goal Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

The National Hurling League is well and truly underway. As hurling fanatics, we have seen some terrific personal displays, some shock victories and pure moments of magic. Through focussing on various League performances, we have named the stand-out team from the opening two rounds of games. ____ 1.Eoin Murphy (Kilkenny) Although Kilkenny are on the back of two consecutive losses …

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The Hurling All Stars Have Been Announced

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The Hurling All Stars team have been announced at this evening’s GAA / GPA event on RTE, and it’s safe to say that Tipperary and Kilkenny have dominated. Last year, Kilkenny dominated the All-Stars team, the Cats making up six of the fifteen, and it is their goalkeeper Eoin Murphy who has been selected in the 2016 team. Meanwhile, Tipperary duo Cathal …

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