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Major History: Canning Arrives On The Scene As Galway End Cats Reign

Galway Kilkenny

In association with Galway and Kilkenny meet in the Electric Ireland Minor Hurling championship on Sunday for the first time since last year’s All Ireland final which saw the Tribesmen trumping the Cats by seven points.  Minor has become a grade in which Galway have flourished in recent times, last year’s victory marking back-to-back All Ireland titles, a feat they …

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Electric Ireland GAA Connacht & Leinster Minor Football Finals To Be Streamed Live

Both Electric Ireland GAA Minor Football Finals will be live-streamed through the official website of Electric Ireland and TG4’s official YouTube channel. Having been a sponsor of the GAA All-Ireland Minor Championships since 2012, Electric Ireland committed in 2017 to continue the partnership until 2021. Throughout the course of the partnership, Electric Ireland has been re-defining what it means to …

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McDonagh Excited For Return Following Eye-Opening Injury Experience

Aine McDonagh

After having her spring campaign disrupted by injury, Aine McDonagh is excited to return to competitive action for Galway as they prepare for the Connacht final against Mayo on Sunday.  The UCD student suffered a stress fracture during the O’Connor Cup final earlier this year and admitted that the injury was due to an accumulation of matches. “It was a …

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Hurling Team Of The Week: Limerick Dominate Following Classy Display

Hurling team of the week Limerick Clare

It was a weekend full of thrills, surprises and disappointments in the hurling championships as Limerick, Galway, Wexford and Cork all registered vital wins. There were some impressive individual performances, not least from Killian Doyle, Cathal Mannion and TJ Reid and they are all included in our hurling team of the week. _____ 1. Nickie Quaid (Limerick) Nickie Quaid didn’t …

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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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Niall Burke: Cooney And Glynn Are “Ready To Go” For Galway

Glynn Cooney Burke

Galway forward Niall Burke has said that Johnny Glynn and Joseph Cooney are “fully integrated” back into the county panel. Cooney returned from his stint in Australia in April, making an immediate impact for his club Sarsfields with a fine display against Kilnadeema-Leitrim. Meanwhile, Glynn, who is based in New York, has been commuting home to play in the maroon …

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All Team News Ahead Of Opening Rounds Of Hurling Championship

hurling championship

After a highly-anticipated build-up, the Munster and Leinster Hurling Championships get underway this weekend. We have all your team news ahead of Sunday’s games across the provinces. _____ Sunday Galway v Carlow, Pearse Stadium, 3pm As well as Joe Canning, Galway are also without Daithi Burke for the first round of the Leinster Championship against Joe McDonagh champions, Carlow. Ronan …

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Poll: Who Will Be Crowned All Ireland Hurling Champions In 2019?

Hurling championship

We are just over two weeks away from the start of the Munster and Leinster Hurling Championships and who will lift the Liam MacCarthy Cup is anyone’s guess. Last year’s champions Limerick are the favourites given their performances throughout the Allianz League campaign but with a tough Munster championship to get through, nothing is certain. John Kiely’s side will battle …

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Hurling Power Rankings Following Exciting Allianz League Campaign

Allianz League

With the Allianz Hurling League wrapped up for another year, the countdown to the provincial championships and the Joe McDonagh Cup has begun. Limerick finished top of the class while the competition raised questions about a number of different teams that will need to be addressed before May. With all that in mind, here are our Hurling Power Rankings following …

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Pundit Arena Allianz Division 1 Hurling Team Of The League


An exciting Allianz Hurling League campaign has come to a close with Limerick winning their first title in 22 years following a comprehensive victory over Waterford in Croke Park. The structure of this year’s league was altered to make way for the redefined groups as of 2020 and there was no relegation from Division 1A. However, it did not make …

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Quickfire Conclusions As Galway End Kilkenny Four-In-A-Row Dreams

Galway Kilkenny

Kilkenny 2-08 Galway 0-16 Galway are the Littlewoods Ireland Camogie League Division 1 champions for the first time since 2015 after an impressive display against Kilkenny in Croke Park this afternoon. The Tribeswomen raced into a six-point lead following a dominant first-half display and while two second-half goals from Kilkenny threatened to steal the win, Galway held on for their …

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Huge Blow For Galway As Joe Canning Ruled Out For Up To Four Months

Joe Canning

Galway GAA have confirmed that Joe Canning is set for an extended period on the sidelines after suffering a groin injury in the Allianz League semi-final loss to Waterford last weekend. Canning was stretchered off in the 60th minute in Nowlan Park after landing awkwardly following a powerful shoulder by Kevin Moran. While it was initially thought that the injury …

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Paraic Fanning Relishing Test Against Best Team In The Country

Waterford manager, Paraic Fanning, is under no illusions as to the size of the challenge facing his side in the Allianz Hurling League final next Sunday but he is relishing the game nonetheless. The Deise will face off against All Ireland champions, Limerick, for the first time ever in a League decider following their 1-18 to 0-19 win over Galway …

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Allianz Deep-Dive: Wide Count Costs Galway In Nowlan Park

Allianz Deep-Dive Galway

Brought to you by Allianz, proud sponsors of the Allianz Football & Hurling Leagues. Galway will be scratching their heads after Sunday’s game wondering how on earth they are not in the Allianz Hurling League final. With 54 minutes on the clock against Waterford, Micheál Donoghue’s men found themselves with a one-point, and one man advantage. Granted by this stage, …

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