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Sixteen Champions Crowned In Cracking Weekend Of Club Action

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What an epic weekend of county final action as 16 champions were confirmed across the country.  It started on Saturday afternoon when Cargin claimed back-to-back Antrim senior titles following an epic win over Lámh Dhearg. The action resumed on Sunday as 10 football finals and six hurling deciders went down tot he wire with one of the fairytale victories seeing …

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Emotional Cian Lynch Striving For More Following County Victory

Cian Lynch Patrickswell

Newly crowned Limerick champions Patrickswell are hungry for more success during this club season, according to their captain, Cian Lynch. On Sunday, Ciaran Carey’s side went top of the Limerick roll of honour with their 20th senior title following a 1-17 to 0-15 win over Na Piarsaigh. The Caherdavin side had been aiming for their third county title in a …

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Clare On The Hunt For New Manager As Donal Moloney Steps Away

Clare Moloney

Clare GAA have announced that manager Donal Moloney will not be seeking another term as the county’s hurling boss. Moloney has been in charge of the side for three seasons alongside joint-manager Gerry O’Connor who stepped away following Clare’s exit from the championship earlier this year. The duo led the Banner county to two Munster finals as well as an …

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Hurling Club Round-Up: Champions Crash Out In Wexford & Dublin

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It was another entertaining weekend in the hurling club calendar with plenty of surprise results across the country as the reigning champions were knocked out in both Dublin and Wexford. Dublin Reigning Dublin county champions Ballyboden St Enda’s were knocked out of the senior hurling championship following a 1-29 to 2-15 loss to St Vincent’s after extra time. Boden dominated …

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Con O’Callaghan Puts On Fantastic Hurling Display In Dublin Senior Championship

Con O’Callaghan made a scorching return to club hurling for Cuala in their Dublin senior hurling championship clash against Kilmacud Crokes today. Just over one week after his All-Ireland-winning efforts in Dublin football’s drive for five, the Cuala star re-entered the fray in his side’s clash with Kilmacud Crokes. Scoring two goals within ten minutes of taking to the pitch, …

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Sambo McNaughton: “I Don’t Lie In Bed At Night Thinking I’m A Failure”

sambo antrim

Thirty years on from Antrim’s last appearance in an All-Ireland final, Terrance ‘Sambo’ McNaughton was honoured as one of six inductees into the GAA Hall of Fame earlier this week. Having qualified for just two finals in their history, Antrim’s presence in the All-Ireland decider following a 46-year absence sent the county and indeed, the country, into a frenzy. However, …

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Blow For Clare As Peter Duggan Opts Out Of 2020 Season

Peter Duggan

Clare have been dealt a major blow with the news that sharpshooter Peter Duggan will be unavailable for the 2020 hurling season. The 2018 All-Star winner has told the Clare Echo that he is travelling to Australia for a year in November in order to gain experience in landscaping. Duggan completed a degree in Business and Sports Management from LIT …

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Tipperary Star Jerome Cahill Bags U20 Hurler Of The Year Accolade

Jerome Cahill

Following his double All-Ireland glory in August, Tipperary star Jerome Cahill has been named as the U20 Hurler of the Year.  The Kilruane McDonaghs man played an integral role for Liam Cahill’s side, scoring 1-1 in their comprehensive All-Ireland U20 final defeat of Cork. Just six days earlier, he was part of Liam Sheedy’s squad that lifted the Liam MacCarthy …

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Hurling Club Round-Up: Shocks In Clare And Tipperary As Big Guns Fall

Tipperary Clare Club

There were plenty of surprise results in Clare and Tipperary over the weekend as the various county club championships begin to take shape.  Tipperary In Tipperary, Thurles Sarsfields exited the county championship after a one-point loss to Upperchurch-Drombane in the Mid-Tipperary quarter-final. It is the earliest championship exit since 2013 for the club with the most county titles. Meanwhile, Drom …

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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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Tipperary Come Up Trumps In Pundit Arena Hurling Team Of The Year

Tipperary

All too quickly, another hurling season has come to an end with Tipperary lifting the Liam MacCarthy Cup for the first time since 2016. Liam Sheedy returned to the helm after a nine-year absence and took a disheartened and disjointed group of players from the disappointment of 2018 to the heights of All-Ireland glory. Given their dominance in 2019, losing …

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Corry’s Corner: Hurling Has Become Too Hard To Referee

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Tipperary are All-Ireland champions and deservedly so after a second-half blitz that totally tamed Brian Cody’s cats on Sunday. However, despite the tantalising hurling put on show by Callanan and co. The dominating narrative is Richie Hogan’s red card which is fair considering the controversial nature and how the game transpired following his dismissal. For what it’s worth, it was …

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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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Championship Deep-Dive: Hunger Drives Tipp To Glory Not Just Red Card

Tipperary Kilkenny

Whether you believe that Richie Hogan’s sending off in the All-Ireland final was harsh or justified, there’s no denying that the decision played a role in Tipperary’s comfortable victory over Kilkenny.  However, as we saw in the enthralling semi-final battle between Wexford and Tipperary, a numerical advantage doesn’t necessarily work in favour of a team. Davy Fitzgerald’s men had no …

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Conclusions As Tipperary Shoot The Lights Out To Sink Kilkenny

Kilkenny 0-20 Tipperary 3-25 Reporting by Marisa Kennedy in Croke Park  Tipperary are the All-Ireland champions for the third time this decade following a sensational 14-point win over Kilkenny in Croke Park this afternoon. It was a case of ‘goals win games’ as efforts from Niall O’Meara, Seamus Callanan and John ‘Bubbles’ O’Dwyer proved the difference though the major turning …

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