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Michael ‘Brick’ Walsh Reportedly Calls Time On Waterford Career

Michael Brick Walsh

Long-serving Waterford legend Michael ‘Brick’ Walsh has called time on his inter-county career, according to a report in the Irish Examiner.  According to the paper, the 36-year-old has informed the new Waterford boss Liam Cahill of his retirement over the weekend. Walsh holds the record for the most Championship appearances in hurling having made his 76th appearance from the bench …

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Sixteen Champions Crowned In Cracking Weekend Of Club Action

gaa club finals

What an epic weekend of county final action as 16 champions were confirmed across the country.  It started on Saturday afternoon when Cargin claimed back-to-back Antrim senior titles following an epic win over Lámh Dhearg. The action resumed on Sunday as 10 football finals and six hurling deciders went down tot he wire with one of the fairytale victories seeing …

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Clare Hurlers Hit Out At Managerial Process In Lengthy Statement

Clare

The Clare senior hurling panel have expressed their frustration at being left out of the process of choosing a managerial team for 2020 in a lengthy statement. On Sunday, it was announced that manager Donal Moloney would not be seeking another term after his joint-manager Gerry O’Connor stepped away earlier this year. In a statement, Moloney said that, despite support …

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Cassidy & Kelly Proving That Old Dogs Can Be Taught New Tricks

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The old adage you can’t teach an old dog new tricks was proven wrong this weekend in an absolutely cracking couple days of club championship action. At 38, Kevin Cassidy continues to age like a fine wine as the current Ulster Footballer of the Year was in sparkling form for Gaoth Dobhair in their Donegal SFC semi-final win over favourites …

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Emotional Cian Lynch Striving For More Following County Victory

Cian Lynch Patrickswell

Newly crowned Limerick champions Patrickswell are hungry for more success during this club season, according to their captain, Cian Lynch. On Sunday, Ciaran Carey’s side went top of the Limerick roll of honour with their 20th senior title following a 1-17 to 0-15 win over Na Piarsaigh. The Caherdavin side had been aiming for their third county title in a …

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Lynch Drags Patrickswell To Victory As Na Piarsaigh Are Dethroned

Na Piarsaigh Patrickswell

Na Piarsaigh 0-15 Patrickswell 1-17 Patrickswell are the 2019 Limerick Senior Hurling champions following a five-point win over last year’s victors Na Piarsaigh in LIT Gaelic Grounds this afternoon. It was far from a memorable final with the winners recording 16 wides while they went 15 minutes without a score in the second half. However, a goal from Jason Considine …

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Clare On The Hunt For New Manager As Donal Moloney Steps Away

Clare Moloney

Clare GAA have announced that manager Donal Moloney will not be seeking another term as the county’s hurling boss. Moloney has been in charge of the side for three seasons alongside joint-manager Gerry O’Connor who stepped away following Clare’s exit from the championship earlier this year. The duo led the Banner county to two Munster finals as well as an …

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Galway GAA “Disappointed” By Strong Supermacs Statement

Galway GAA

The war of words between Galway GAA and their main sponsors Supermacs has continued today following the surprise statement by the fast food chain.  On Tuesday, Supermacs called for clarification into the county’s spending of the sponsorship money. In a statement, they revealed details of the €1.25 million invested in Galway GAA since becoming their main sponsors five years ago, …

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Cork GAA Recommend Star-Studded Minor & Senior Management Teams

Cork

Kieran Kingston has been recommended as the new manager of the Cork Senior hurling team for a three-year term. The Tracton man, who was previously in charge of the county from 2015 to 2017, will have Cork legends Ger Cunningham and Diarmuid O’Sullivan alongside him as coaches. In a statement released this evening, Cork GAA said that the aim of …

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Only Three Counties Represented In Pundit Arena Team Of The Decade

team of the decade

In years to come when we look back on this decade, the narrative will no doubt centre on Dublin and their seven All-Ireland titles including a first-ever five-in-a-row. Dublin dominated the latter half of the decade, the first five years saw Cork and Donegal both end a 20-year famine as well as an unexpected final appearance for Down. When looking …

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Hurling Club Round-Up: Champions Crash Out In Wexford & Dublin

Dublin

It was another entertaining weekend in the hurling club calendar with plenty of surprise results across the country as the reigning champions were knocked out in both Dublin and Wexford. Dublin Reigning Dublin county champions Ballyboden St Enda’s were knocked out of the senior hurling championship following a 1-29 to 2-15 loss to St Vincent’s after extra time. Boden dominated …

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How GAA’s Most Heated Rivals Ended Up Sharing A Holiday Resort

cork meath

What is Gaelic football’s greatest ever rivalry? For many, the Dublin/Kerry saga of the late 1970s stands out as the most storied era of Gaelic football. While those of a younger persuasion may steer towards the great Armagh/Tyrone rivalry of the early 2000s.  However, one rivalry stands above even those previously mentioned based on sheer tension, toughness and hatred towards …

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Brolly Is A Loss To Punditry Despite Driving O’Rourke Mad

joe brolly

RTÉ analyst Colm O’Rourke has had his say on Joe Brolly’s apparent removal from his role as a pundit on The Sunday Game. The much-maligned Brolly was omitted from RTÉ’s panel for last Saturday’s All-Ireland final replay and replaced by current Donegal coach Stephen Rochford.  It is believed that the decision to remove the Derry man came as a result of …

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Blow For Clare As Peter Duggan Opts Out Of 2020 Season

Peter Duggan

Clare have been dealt a major blow with the news that sharpshooter Peter Duggan will be unavailable for the 2020 hurling season. The 2018 All-Star winner has told the Clare Echo that he is travelling to Australia for a year in November in order to gain experience in landscaping. Duggan completed a degree in Business and Sports Management from LIT …

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Tipperary Star Jerome Cahill Bags U20 Hurler Of The Year Accolade

Jerome Cahill

Following his double All-Ireland glory in August, Tipperary star Jerome Cahill has been named as the U20 Hurler of the Year.  The Kilruane McDonaghs man played an integral role for Liam Cahill’s side, scoring 1-1 in their comprehensive All-Ireland U20 final defeat of Cork. Just six days earlier, he was part of Liam Sheedy’s squad that lifted the Liam MacCarthy …

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