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Teams Named For Pivotal Allianz Hurling League Games

Allianz Hurling League

It’s a crucial weekend in Division 1A of the Allianz Hurling League with Kilkenny, Clare, and Tipperary hoping to bounce back from defeat, while in 1B, the lineup of the relegation clash will be decided. Almost all the counties have named their teams for Sunday’s Allianz League games and this is how they will lineup: Tipperary v Kilkenny – Semple Stadium, …

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Your Guide To The Weekend’s Allianz Hurling League Fixtures

Allianz Hurling League

Following the conclusion of Round 3 of the Allianz Hurling League, we have a better understanding of where teams stand as we look towards another exciting weekend.  There’s no doubt that Division 1A leaders, Limerick, are a cut above the rest and they will be brimming with confidence following last weekend’s comprehensive victory over Kilkenny. No team has beaten them yet …

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A Look Back On The 2010 Allianz Hurling League

The news of Eamon O’Shea’s addition to the Tipperary hurling backroom team was met with widespread positivity across the Premier County last night.  The Kilruane native was a key member of the coaching staff when Tipperary won the All-Ireland back in 2010 and though he will only be an advisor to the management this time around, his presence just sparks …

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Eoin Kelly: Hierarchy In Croke Park Should Leave The Game Alone

Noel McGrath Tipperary Wexford

Tipperary great, Eoin Kelly, believes that the governing bodies within the GAA should stop pressurising referees to officiate hurling games more stringently.  Colm Lyons came under fire for his officiating of the Allianz League clash of Wexford and Tipperary with Liam Sheedy telling the media after the game that he felt his side were unfairly judged and deserved more frees …

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It’s Only February But Limerick Proving Ready For Summer Battle

“Only a journalist would think like that”, was John Kiely’s quick-witted response when asked if Limerick were hurling too well for so early in the year.  It must be difficult for Limerick supporters not to get carried away with the current hype surrounding their team. This time last year, no one would have considered them to be All Ireland contenders. Even …

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1-11 For Burke As Oranmore Crowned Intermediate Champions

Charleville 1-15 Oranmore Maree 2-18 Reporting by Marisa Kennedy in Croke Park Oranmore Maree are the AIB All Ireland intermediate hurling club champions as a stunning second half comeback saw them overcome Charleville in Croke Park. Niall Burke finished the game on a tally of 1-11 as the Galway side overturned a six-point deficit, aided by two Chareville red cards …

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Dunnamaggin Crowned Champions Following Thriller With Blayney

Castleblayney 1-13 Dunnamaggin 1-17 Reporting by Marisa Kennedy in Croke Park Dunnamaggin are the AIB junior hurling club champions following a nervy four-point win over Castleblayney of Monaghan in Croke Park this afternoon. It was far from the expected easy win for the Kilkenny side as Castleblayney dominated the final stages of the opening half to lead by two points …

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Sherry The Hero As St Thomas’ Book Patricks Day Date In Croke Park

St Thomas'

Ruairi Óg Cushendall 2-11 St Thomas’ 0-18 2013 champions, St Thomas’, survived a second-half comeback by Ruairi Óg Cushendal to book their place in the All Ireland hurling club final in Parnell Park this afternoon.  Despite a Neil McManus penalty in the fifth minute, Cushendall failed to make an impact in the first-half, falling to a seven-point lead at half time. However, the Antrim …

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