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Five Of The Biggest Hurling Controversies To Rock The GAA

hurling controversies

Cork great Seán Óg Ó hAilpín revisited one of the greatest sagas in hurling on The Sunday Game over the weekend by admitting his regrets over the Cork 2009 hurling strike.  This prompted us to take a trip down memory lane to relive some of the biggest hurling controversies to rock the world of GAA. Here are five of the …

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Whelan Praises Local Action Following Covid-19 Outbreak In Kinvara

Conor Whelan Kinvara

All-Ireland winner with Galway Conor Whelan has praised the actions of his local village Kinvara in containing the spread of COVID-19 in the area.  According to Whelan, a family in the south-west Galway parish was hit by the virus after a skiing holiday abroad but the community’s proactive response has seen Kinvara get “a good hold” on the spread of …

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Conor Whelan: Players Need Adequate Notice Ahead Of Championship

Conor Whelan Galway

Galway star Conor Whelan believes it would be unfair to give players just two weeks notice ahead of the start of championship action.  The GAA season and all training activities are currently suspended following the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) with the future of the 2020 championship season uncertain. The organisation have already postponed two Connacht SFC quarter-finals between Galway …

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Quiz: Name The Star-Studded Hurling Team Of 2018

All-Star 2018

Next up in our series of quizzes on the All-Star hurling teams of the last decade, it’s 2018 and a year Limerick hurling fans will never forget.  After 45 years of waiting, John Kiely’s side climbed the hallowed steps of the Hogan Stand after an incredible journey to the final which saw them beat, among others, Tipperary, Waterford, Kilkenny and …

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Quiz: Name The Classy 2017 All-Star Team Dominated By Galway

Galway All-Star 2017

Next up in our series of quizzes on All-Star hurling teams of the last decade, it’s 2017 and the year Galway finally lifted the Liam MacCarthy for the first time since 1988. In what was a memorable year for the Tribesmen, they took home both the Leinster and All-Ireland crowns, beating Wexford in the provincial final. Meanwhile in Munster, Cork …

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Quiz: Name The Eye-Catching All-Star Hurling Team Of 2016

All-Star 2016

It’s time for another All-Star hurling team of the year quiz and this time we’re turning our focus to 2016 when Tipperary reclaimed the Liam MacCarthy Cup.  In what was a very successful season for the Premier County, they first collected the Munster Cup before overcoming Kilkenny in the All-Ireland final on a scoreline of 2-29 to 2-20, winning their …

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Quiz: Name The Hurling XV Who Took Home All-Star Honours In 2015

All-Star 2015

Next up in our series of quizzes on the All-Star hurling teams of the last decade, it’s 2015 and another successful year for the Cats. Brian Cody’s side recorded back-to-back All-Ireland titles after a battle with Galway in the decider in Croke Park. The side’s had met earlier that year in the Leinster final with Kilkenny prevailing by seven points …

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Quiz: Can You Name This All-Star Hurling Team From 2012?

All-Star 2012

Following on in our series of the All-Star Hurling teams of the last decade, it’s time to test your knowledge of the 15 players who made the cut in 2012. Another memorable year of action saw Brian Cody’s Kilkenny side record back-to-back All-Ireland titles, though in 2012, Galway provided the opposition in the decider. In what was a historic year …

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Ranking The Top Contenders In Hurling With Break In Play

Unfortunately, hurling and Gaelic football are on hiatus and it’s looking more and more likely that the break will be extended due to Covid-19.  However, this break in play allows us an opportunity to step back and analyse who are the top contenders in hurling following what has been an interesting Allianz League group campaign. So here are the hurling …

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Poll: Who Will Be Crowned All-Ireland Hurling Champions In 2020?

All-Ireland

The future of GAA in Ireland in 2020 is uncertain given the current impact Covid-19 has had on sporting events. However, we hope that we will have a smooth-running championship to look forward to this summer.  2019 was certainly filled with plenty of drama, from Waterford’s poor showing to Galway’s early exit to the tense semi-finals that saw Kilkenny and …

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Quiz: Name The Hurling League Winning Managers From Last Decade

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Six teams remain in the hunt for the 2020 Division 1 Allianz League Hurling title with two mouth-watering quarter-finals set to take place this weekend.  The conversation surrounding the league and its importance continues to rattle on especially considering the majority of teams in the two Division 1 groups are guaranteed to meet again later in the year given the …

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Major Talking Points As Allianz League Quarter-Finals Are Confirmed

Allianz League

It was a decisive weekend in the Allianz Hurling League with the lineup for the competition’s Division 1 quarter-finals now confirmed. On Saturday, Limerick overcame Waterford in their rescheduled fixture while Galway dumped Tipperary out of the competition on Sunday following a 3-21 to 3-13 win in Salthill. Meanwhile, Antrim’s 2-14 to 0-20 draw with Offaly over the weekend saw …

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GAA Confirm Fixture Details For Hurling League Quarter-Finals

Allianz league quarter-final

The GAA have today confirmed the fixture details for the two quarter-finals in the Allianz Hurling League down for decision next weekend. Waterford were confirmed as quarter-finalists on Saturday night after their 1-21 to 1-17 loss to Limerick on Saturday evening saw the Treaty men top Group A and progress straight to the league semi-finals. Liam Cahill’s side will take …

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