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All You Need To Know Ahead Of The Camogie Finals

Galway Kilkenny camogie

Croke Park is the venue for the biggest day in the camogie calendar as Kilkenny and Galway go head-to-head to secure the O’Duffy Cup.  Here is everything you need to know ahead of the busy day of camogie action. _____ What’s on? The All-Ireland junior, intermediate and senior camogie finals. _____ What time is throw-in? Junior final: Kerry v Limerick, 12pm …

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Hurling Power Rankings: Tipperary Triumph After Surprising Campaign

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After four months of surprise results, one-sided affairs, and officiating dramas, we have reached the end of the 2019 Senior Hurling Championship. Tipperary were crowned All-Ireland champions following their 14-point hammering of Kilkenny in the final last weekend. Though the Premier County showed promise at times during their Allianz League campaign, we placed them in sixth in our overall hurling …

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Micheál Donoghue Steps Down As Galway Senior Hurling Manager

Micheál Donoghue has stepped down from his position as Galway manager after four seasons in charge of the Tribesmen. Donoghue announced his departure on Tuesday after a successful spell in charge despite their early Championship exit this season. His exit comes as somewhat of a shock as Donoghue had agreed to stay on at the helm for two further years …

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Hurling Stars Have Their Say On VAR & Potential Officiating Changes

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Another Senior Hurling Championship season has come to an end and while there is still much to discuss following Tipperary’s victory on Sunday, one major talking point is the use of Hawk-Eye.  During the All-Ireland hurling final, a John Donnelly attempt was caught by the Tipperary goalkeeper, Brian Hogan, and he kept the ball in play. However, Hawk-Eye contacted the …

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McDonagh Registers 2-8 As Galway Storm To Third Minor Title In A Row

Galway Kilkenny

Kilkenny 0-12 Galway 3-14 Reporting by Marisa Kennedy in Croke Park Galway are the Electric Ireland minor champions for the third year running following an 11-point win over Kilkenny in Croke Park this afternoon. Man-of-the-match, Sean McDonagh, was once again in superb form for the Tribesmen, registering 2-8, including a penalty on the stroke of half-time, while Ruben Davitt’s goal …

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PA Roundtable: Top Hurling Stars Predict The All-Ireland Final

Ahead of the highly-anticipated All-Ireland hurling final between Kilkenny and Tipperary, Pundit Arena spoke to some of the country’s top hurlers to get their thoughts.  Johnny Coen (Galway), Mark Kavanagh (Laois), Alan Cadogan (Cork), and Cian Boland (Dublin) predict the 2019 decider in Croke Park, the Hurler of the Year and tell us whether or not they would like to see …

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McDonagh Points 14-Man Galway To Semi-Final Win Over Wexford

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Galway 0-20 Wexford 0-11 Reporting by Marisa Kennedy in Croke Park Galway will take on Kilkenny in the Electric Ireland minor hurling final in a replay of last year’s decider after a nine-point win over Wexford in Croke Park. The game never fully ignited as a contest as Wexford failed to score until the 18th minute while Galway maintained their …

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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

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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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