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Former Dublin Hurler Discharged After Recovering From Covid-19

Carton Dublin

Former Dublin hurler Michael Carton has been discharged from hospital after recovering from the coronavirus (Covid-19).  Earlier this month, the O’Tooles club man announced his diagnosis and shared his symptoms in an effort to warn people to remain indoors and to follow the HSE and government advice. “So I had been self-isolating for a few days with flu-like symptoms. Got …

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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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O’Neills Announce Plans To Manufacture Hospital Scrubs

O'Neills scrubs

Sportswear company O’Neill’s have announced that they have begun to manufacture scrubs for the Health and Social Care Trusts. The company, whose headquarters are based in Strabane, Co. Tyrone, will produce 10,000 sets of scrubs a week, according to the Irish Times. “With immediate effect, O’Neills are manufacturing scrubs for the Health and Social Care Trusts. The health and safety …

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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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Quiz: Name The Tricky All-Star Hurling Team From 2011

All-Star 2011

Last week, we tested your knowledge of the legendary All-Star hurling team from 2010, now it is time to move onto the 2011 edition.  As you will probably recall, that was the year Kilkenny and Tipperary met in the third instalment of their thrilling final trilogy with Brian Cody’s side winning out on a scoreline of 2-17 to 1-16, avenging …

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Quiz: Name The Sensational All-Star Hurling Team From 2010

hurling 2010

2010 was a magical year for hurling with some outrageous clashes that will last long in the memory. It will be remembered most, of course, as the year Tipperary stopped Kilkenny’s ‘Drive For Five’ following a topsy turvy season that saw them knocked out of the Munster Championship in the first round by Cork. They fought back to set up …

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Quiz: Name Every Hurler Of The Year From The Last Decade

The last decade was arguably one of the most exciting in hurling with five different counties lifting the Liam MacCarthy Cup between 2010 and 2019. Some serious talent emerged over the years becoming household names and winning the biggest awards in the game, including the coveted Hurler of the Year title. Now it’s time to test your knowledge of these …

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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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QUIZ: Name Every All-Ireland Club Champion From Previous Decade

club finals

St Patrick’s Day is fast approaching, a day that was long associated with the All-Ireland Club Finals in Croke Park.  This year, the two deciders took place in GAA HQ on January 19  when Corofin triumphed over Kilcoo, who who were playing in their first ever All-Ireland final, while Ballyhale Shamrocks recorded back-to-back titles with victory over Borris-Ileigh. While Croke …

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Tipperary Hurlers To Restrict Movements Following Return From Spain

Tipperary Senior Hurlers will “restrict their movements” over the next two weeks amidst the coronavirus outbreak after their return from a warm-weather training camp in Spain. The panel flew out to Spain on Monday and stayed in private accommodation before returning to Ireland on Friday. Liam Sheedy’s men are set to follow the advice of the HSE in reducing social …

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Quiz: Name The Hurling League Winning Managers From Last Decade

league

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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