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Brian Cody Rubbishes Doubts Which Surrounded Kilkenny In Late January

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A Final, Nowlan Park, Kilkenny 8/4/2018 Kilkenny vs Tipperary Kilkenny's manager Brian Cody during the second half Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

Kilkenny are back. There’s no need to whisper. They bellowed it yesterday afternoon themselves with a dominant second-half display. TJ Reid, Walter Walsh and Paddy Deegan led the line as the Cats were crowned Allianz Hurling League champions. After two games, there were suggestions that change was needed at the helm of Kilkenny. Fast-forward two months and Brian Cody is …

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The Standout XV From The 2018 Allianz Hurling League

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Ahead of the Allianz Hurling League Division 1 final between Tipperary and Kilkenny, we take a look at the standout performers from the campaign. 1. Alan Nolan (Dublin) It was certainly an underwhelming campaign for Pat Gilroy’s Dublin side, but Nolan’s showings between the sticks were undoubtedly impressive. The fact that he kept former All-Star Gary Maguire and last season’s …

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Pat Gilroy Hoping For Lift From Cuala Contingent Joining Dublin

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Dublin signed off a somewhat underwhelming Allianz Hurling League campaign with a defeat to Tipperary in Croke Park yesterday. However, Pat Gilroy has given a huge number of players a chance, as they continue to build for the Leinster Championship. With seven weeks until the Kilkenny game to open their summer, the Boys in Blue improved as the league progressed, but …

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Watch: Podge Collins And Cian Lynch Executed Two Insane Pick-Ups During Limerick Vs Clare

Two moments of genius from Clare’s Podge Collins and Limerick’s Cian Lynch summed up the remarkable game of hurling at the Gaelic Grounds yesterday afternoon… Limerick’s dramatic win over Clare in the Allianz National Hurling League quarter-final after a free-taking contest had all the drama imaginable yesterday, as the Treaty reached the final four. There were some truly remarkable skills …

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Venues Confirmed For Waterford ‘Home’ Games In Munster SHC

With the new format of the Munster Senior Hurling Championship, there is the added element of home and away ties as each team play four games. With Tipperary boasting Semple Stadium, Cork Páirc Uí Chaoimh, Limerick the Gaelic Grounds and Clare Cusack Park, they were well equipped to host the ties. However, there were question marks throughout the winter over Walsh …

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TG4’s Line-Up For This Weekend’s Hurling Action Is Simply Mouth-Watering

With the Allianz National Hurling League Division 1 quarter-finals and relegation play-offs in store this weekend, there is a feast of small ball action in store. Kilkenny and Tipperary travel to Offaly and Dublin respectively, and the two traditional powerhouses will be expected to make their way into the semi-finals unscathed. Meanwhile, Galway and Wexford face off for the first …

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All Allianz League Games This Weekend Are Off

League Munster GAA Hurling Minor Championship 2011 Final 10/7/2011 General view of a hurl and sliotar Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie GAA

The GAA have announced that all Allianz National Hurling and Football League games are off this weekend, due to the weather. A full revised fixtures programme to cover the remaining rounds of the Allianz Leagues will be issued on Monday, March 5th. As there consecutive game-weeks in hurling all the way through to the final, all games have been put …

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Tipperary Take Exemplary Approach To Managing Fitzgibbon Cup Workload

Tipperary’s season is well and truly up and running, as they recorded their second consecutive win of the Allianz National Hurling League on Saturday evening. Victories over Waterford and Wexford leave the Premier in a solid position in Division 1A, as they look towards the final two games. Next Sunday, they head to Nowlan Park to face Kilkenny, and there’s …

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Davy Fitzgerald: Clare Will Want To Perform Against Me

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Wexford encountered their first hiccup of the year on Saturday evening as a strong Tipperary performance saw the Yellowbellies head home from Thurles empty-handed. However, such is the nature of Division 1A, Davy Fitzgerald’s side don’t have too much time to lick their wounds as the games are coming thick and fast. Next up is a mouthwatering tie with Clare. …

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Tipperary Weather Wexford Comeback In Pulsating Contest

Brian Barry reports from Semple Stadium, Thurles where Tipperary saw off Wexford on a scoreline of 3-21 to 1-21. The Davy Fitzgerald revolution rocked on to Thurles this evening, as the unbeaten Yellowbellies faced their toughest test of the year to date as they took on Tipperary in their backyard. The Premier bounced back from an opening day defeat in …

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Five Talking Points Ahead Of The Weekend’s National League Action

With a weekend schedule dominated by hurling, we take a look at the talking points ahead of what promises to be another cracking round of Allianz National League action. Davy’s springtime revolution faces its toughest test yet Davy Fitzgerald has only lost one National Hurling League game as Wexford manager, and that was against Tipperary in last year’s semi-final. Tonight, they …

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