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Poll: Choose Combined Limerick-Cork XV From 2019 Starting Teams

Cork Limerick

With the future of the 2020 championship looking uncertain, we’re keeping ourselves occupied by reliving last year’s highly-entertaining hurling season. On this day last year, Cork traveled to the home of the All-Ireland champions knowing that defeat wasn’t an option following their opening-round loss to Tipperary in Pairc Ui Chaoimh. This was Limerick’s first game of the championship and despite …

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QUIZ: Name Galway Side Who Dismantled Tipperary In 2017 League Final

Galway Tipperary

All-Ireland champions Tipperary travel to Pearse Stadium on Sunday for a must-win Allianz League clash against Galway. Liam Sheedy’s side are currently in a precarious position in the league standings, lying second from bottom of Group A without any points following their opening two losses to Limerick and Cork. A win against Galway will keep Tipperary in the hunt for …

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Limerick Sell Gaelic Grounds Naming Rights In Unique Partnership

Limerick GAA have sold the naming rights to their home venue, the Gaelic Grounds, in a new ‘first of it’s kind’ deal with higher education college, LIT. Over the next ten years, the third-level institute will pay €300,000 to Limerick GAA with the stadium set to be renamed the LIT Gaelic Grounds. As part of the unique deal, the university …

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Cork Make One Change To Strong Team For U21 Final Against Tipp

Cork have made one change to their side to face Tipperary in the All Ireland U21 hurling final tomorrow evening in Gaelic Grounds.  David Griffin is named at full-back after recovering from a hamstring injury he sustained in a senior training session prior to Cork’s All Ireland semi-final. The Cork U21 hurling team for the All-Ireland Final on Sunday 26th …

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Gaelic Grounds Could Be Next In Line For Selling Naming Rights [Report]

In modern sport, the selling of naming rights is commonplace as clubs and organisations look to maximise the potential revenue that are available to them in an ever-increasing competitive environment.  The GAA is no different from other sports in the country like soccer and rugby where the selling of naming rights for stadiums is sought after by administrators as a way …

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Five Standout Memories From Limerick-Clare Rivalry In Recent Times

All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Qualifer-Final 29/7/2007 Clare vs Limerick Clare's Alan Markham with Ollie Moran of Limerick Mandatory Credit©INPHO/Dan Sheridan

After Cork and Tipperary gave us a classic Munster Championship clash in the Munster quarter-final, the stage is set for Limerick and Clare to keep the early momentum of Championship 2017 going. While neither side have great form coming out of the league, both teams will see this as a great opportunity to reach a Munster final. For the third year in …

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Limerick Vs Galway May Not Be A Dead Rubber After All

Allianz Hurling League Division 1B, Pearse Stadium, Galway 19/2/2017 Galway vs Wexford Galway's Aidan Harte Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

This Sunday, Limerick face Galway in what, at the moment is an insignificant game that will only determine seedings for the league quarter-finals. However, the Gaelic Grounds clash could turn out to be one of the biggest games of the year for both sides – and they don’t know it yet. That’s because there is a school of thought gathering …

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All Counties Should Learn From Limerick’s Response To Poor Pitch Conditions


National Football League action returns to our counties and television screens this weekend. The Limerick footballers will play London in their fourth round clash of the Division 4 league. The game was due to be played in the Gaelic Grounds, however the terrible weather conditions around the Treaty County have forced the Limerick County Board to take precautionary action. The clash between …

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Four Talking Points From The Weekend’s GAA Action

Joel Slattery looks at the major talking points from the weekend’s GAA action, including the debate over pre-season competitions and Longford’s upset against Dublin.  _____ Longford Upset The Dubs Given Dublin’s dominance in Leinster, any win over the men from the capital in any competition is a bonus for teams. With that in mind, credit must go to Longford for …

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Kerry v Mayo – A Game For The Ages

“It’s four in the morning and raining. I’m 27 today, feeling old, listening to my records, and remembering that things were different a decade ago…But tonight there is someone I can write of the way I used to write, without reservations of any kind. Last Thursday, at the Harvard Square theatre, I saw my rock n’ roll past flash before …

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GAA Talking Points – 29th of August

It has been a quiet week on the hurling front as football has taken centre stage on the GAA circuit. Here are some of the week’s main talking points. Armagh Appoint Kieran McGeeney The departure of Paul Grimley came as a bit of a surprise following Armagh’s relatively successful season. Armagh footballers had been struggling for a while. Having won …

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Limerick’s Gaelic Grounds Is Perfect For Mayo v Kerry

There has been much criticism of the GAA’s decision to hold the All-Ireland semi-final replay in Limerick’s Gaelic Grounds. Brian Barry argues that in truth, it was the obvious choice. It was impossible for the replay to be held in Croke Park next week due to the clash of University of Central Florida and Penn State. The manner in which …

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