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Pat Gilroy Names New-Look Dublin Team For National League Opener On Saturday Night

New Dublin hurling manager Pat Gilroy has named a youthful looking starting XV for his side’s opening National League fixture against Offaly on Saturday night at Croke Park.  The clash is the curtain-raiser in a double-header at Croker on Saturday night, throwing in at 5pm whereas the county’s footballers meet Kildare at 7pm. The new-look starting XV named by Gilroy will …

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John Meyler Outlines His Goals For The National League Season

Defending Munster champions Cork will play in the new Pairc Ui Chaoimh for the first time in a competitive fixture on Saturday evening as they host Kilkenny. With a young team, the Rebels surprised many last year but, ultimately, the campaign ended in disappointment in Croke Park as the Leesiders lost to Waterford in the All-Ireland semi-final. However, that provincial …

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Watch: Massive Brawl In Kilkenny Vs Wexford Sees Brian Cody Sent To The Stands

Wexford edged out Kilkenny to claim Walsh Cup honours on Saturday afternoon in Nowlan Park after a dramatic free-taking competition was the deciding factor.  Nothing could separate the two teams after full-time and two additional ten-minute extra-time intervals, resulting in the historic free-taking competition which saw players from both sides strike at goal from 65-metres out. Neither side were at …

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Jim McGuinness Leaves Role In China With Eyes On A Post In European Football

Jim McGuinness has left his role as assistant coach at Beijing Sinobo Guoa with immediate effect. Despite signing a two-and-a-half-year contract with the Chinese capital side last June, the Donegal native has called time on his brief stint in Asia. McGuinness had been working under former Bayer Leverkusen and Red Bull Salzburg coach Roger Schmidt in Beijing as he still cuts …

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Dublin Footballers Beaten And All The Results From Sunday’s GAA Action

The weather wreaked havoc across the country today as the scheduled slate of 21 games was considerably condensed due to conditions. On the pitch, the big news came from the south-east as Wexford defeated All-Ireland champions Dublin in St Patrick’s Park. An early goal set the tone for the Yellowbellies against a Dubs side without the majority of their household …

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Tipperary Reveal Pre-Season Fixtures In Place Of Munster Senior League

Tipperary have opted not to compete in the Munster Senior Hurling League again this year but have released the list of challenge matches they will play instead.  The pre-season tournament is widely used by managers to experiment with developing talent and fringe players within their county. Cork, Limerick, Clare and Kerry are competing in the tournament this year while Waterford …

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Michael Fennelly Explains What Drove Him To Inter-County Retirement

When Michael Fennelly announced his retirement from inter-county hurling last week there was a consensus that losing such a stalwart will be a huge blow for Kilkenny heading into the 2018 season.  After all, there is no denying that Fennelly is one of the finest players of the modern era. Hurler of The Year in 2011, eight All-Ireland medals amassed …

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Cathal Barrett Returns To Tipperary Team Ahead Of National League

In what was one of the most controversial moments of the 2017 GAA year, Cathal Barrett was sensationally dropped from the Tipperary panel by manager Michael Ryan. After being dropped off the panel in the wake of the Munster Championship loss against Cork, it was announced earlier in the winter that Barrett would be back in the panel. However, he …

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All The Results From The Opening Matches Of The New GAA Season

We’re back, baby! After an incredibly short off-season, 24 inter-county teams were laced up and out on the field today as the pre-season competitions kicked off. With a dozen matches on the cards, it was a busy day in Munster and Leinster as the 2018 season began before the New Year’s Eve celebrations did. In hurling, there was a good …

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John Meyler Names First Starting XV As Cork Boss To Play Limerick

Cork take on Limerick in the opening fixture of the Munster Senior Hurling League in Mallow on Saturday.  Inter-county hurling is welcomed back to life before the 2017 calendar year even ends as the pre-season tournament throws in. 2018 sees the introduction of John Meyler as Cork hurling manager as he replaces the outgoing Kieran Kingston. Saturday evening will be …

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Kilkenny Legend & Former Hurler Of The Year Has Retired From Inter-County Hurling

GAA All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Semi-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 7/8/2016 Kilkenny vs Waterford Kilkenny's Michael Fennelly after the final whistle

Kilkenny have been dealt a blow to their 2018 season preparations with the news that former Hurler Of The Year Michael Fennelly has retired from inter-county hurling.  The Ballyhale Shamrocks club hurler has announced his retirement from the black and amber at 32-years-old. During his 12-year tenure with Kilkenny the midfield powerhouse won an incredible eight All-Irelands including when he …

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