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Top 10 Hurling Moments Of 2014

More time for reflection on 2014. To follow on from our ‘Top 10 Gaelic football moments of 2014’, here we look at what we classify as the Top 10 hurling moments of the year. It was a good year of hurling with plenty of highlights. These were our favourites.   10. Clare win their third consecutive under-21 title It was a …

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Kilkenny Are By No Means Finished

Despite several retirements during the off-season, Brian Barry argues that Kilkenny are by no means finished in their quest for more glory in 2015.  Kilkenny captured the All-Ireland Hurling Championship for the 35th time last September, with Brian Cody and Henry Shefflin both securing their tenth titles. On the back of much criticism in 2013, there was a sense that the 2014 triumph …

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Kilkenny – The Men They Couldn’t Hang

Ashling Dalton congratulates Brian Cody and Henry Shefflin on a historic year for Kilkenny hurling. Saturday the 27th of September 2014 seems ordinary on paper but not to Kilkenny fans. A year earlier on Saturday 28th 2013 those same fans were probably looking at their tv screens,, watching a Clare team that promises much for the future bring home a fourth All Ireland …

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Three Things That Will Determine The Outcome Of The All Ireland

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Ashling Dalton discusses three things that could dictate the outcome of the All Ireland Final replay between Kilkenny and Tipperary. We wait 53 years for a draw and three come along at once! Out of the the three drawn games of 2012, 2013, 2014, the last one undoubtedly takes the number one spot for entertainment value. It had absolutely everything. Sublime …

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Kilkenny In Numbers – One To Ten of The Cats’ Dominance

Fergal Cantwell discusses the dominance of Kilkenny hurling as they gear up for Sunday’s massive All Ireland Final with Tipperary in Croke Park. It is fair to say that Kilkenny have dominated the game of hurling since Brian Cody took over the reins back in 1999. His first year in charge ended with a heartbreaking defeat to Cork by the smallest of …

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TBT: All Ireland Final 2009 – Kilkenny Vs Tipperary

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The All Ireland Final between Kilkenny and Tipperary takes place this weekend so there’s no time like the present to remember a titanic tussle between the sides. There have been many memorable clashes between Kilkenny and Tipperary over the years, but in terms of sheer entertainment, 2009 stands out by a country mile. The clash had everything; a sending off, …

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Kilkenny vs Tipperary – Top Five Classic Clashes

Sunday’s All Ireland Final between Kilkenny and Tipperary will be the latest installment in a rivalry which has given us some of hurling’s greatest games. Brian Barry ranks the top five. 5. 2011 All-Ireland Final While the 2011 decider did not live up to its two predecessors, it was an almighty tussle nonetheless. Although the consensus on the day was …

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Day of Destiny: Potential Aftermath Of All Ireland Hurling Final

Mick Grace looks ahead to this year’s All Ireland Hurling Final and the implications for both Kilkenny and Tipperary should they win or lose. Kilkenny and Tipperary, the great old foes, will once again face off in what is likely to be a titanic battle in Croker on the first Sunday in September. The chance to win an All Ireland should …

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Four Reasons The Dublin Footballers Are The Reincarnation Of Kilkenny

Ashling Dalton compares the current crop of Dublin footballers with the dominant Kilkenny hurlers of the last decade. One of the big talking points of this weekend’s GAA action was Dublin’s demolition of Monaghan in the All Ireland Quarter final. While the result was hardly a surprise,  the manner of the victory was. The Dublin footballers were so ruthless and …

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Leinster SHC Final Preview: Dublin v Kilkenny

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Dublin and Kilkenny will meet on Sunday at Croke Park to decide who will hold onto the Bob O’Keeffe cup for the year ahead. Dublin are the current Leinster hurling champions and will be brimming with confidence ahead of Sunday’s clash. Dublin hurling has come on in leaps and bounds from where it was five years ago. Since Anthony Daly has taken over, …

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Joe Canning, Under-21 & Minor Huling, Qualifiers, Team News and More GAA Talking Points – 27th of June

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Sean Cremin is here again with the regular round up of the week’s GAA news stories. ‘Anything You Can Do I Can Do Better’ Joe Canning must have singing the lyrics to this song to himself following his equalising score against Kilkenny. Galway drew level having trailed by nine points. They scored three goals and looked to have earned a dramatic draw. …

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Hurling: Galway and Kilkenny Prepare for Round Two

  Praise came in droves as the game of hurling showed all of its drama in the last ten minutes of Kilkenny and Galway’s Leinster Hurling semi-final. ‘Hurling was the winner’, ‘yet again hurling shows why it is the greatest game in the world’; this was the talk on social media, in television studios and all over the general public …

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Leinster SHC Preview: Galway v Kilkenny

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Kilkenny and Galway meet this weekend in a Leinster Senior Hurling championship semi-final pairing. Last weekend Dublin saw off Wexford to earn their place in the Leinster hurling final and this weekend’s tie promises to be a cracker. In Brian Cody’s sixteen seasons as manager of Kilkenny, they have lost only eight championship games and three of those defeats have …

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