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Jackie Tyrrell Knows More Than Most When It Comes To Pressure

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Jackie Tyrrell knows more than most about the pressure that comes with playing in an All-Ireland final. The James Stephens club man was drafted into an all-conquering Kilkenny set-up following their successful league campaign in 2003. The teak-tough defender bided his time on the Kilkenny bench for three years as they collected another All-Ireland in 2003 before watching on as …

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Jackie Tyrrell Names The Toughest Opponent He Ever Came Up Against

GAA All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Final, Croke Park, Dublin 4/9/2016 Kilkenny vs Tipperary A dejected Jackie Tyrrell of Kilkenny after the game Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

Jackie Tyrrell has had a glittered hurling career, winning nine All-Ireland titles and picking up four All-Star awards in the process. The James Stephens clubman this week released his autobiography, The Warrior’s Code, telling his story. One excerpt which stole the headlines in recent days has been his description of the battles with Tipperary, and how the Premier “hadn’t the balls” …

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Jackie Tyrrell: Tipperary Hadn’t The Balls To Take Us On Man For Man

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Jackie Tyrrell’s autobiography looks like a cracker. As the buzz of the All-Ireland final dies down, hurling fans head into the winter as they look forward to the new season. Last night in the Langton House Hotel in Kilkenny, Jackie Tyrrell launched his autobiography, The Warrior’s Code, which will be sure to fill the void left by on-field action in …

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Jackie Tyrrell Identifies Three Potential Replacements Once Cody Retires

GAA Hurling All Ireland Senior Championship Final, Croke Park, Dublin 6/9/2015.Kilkenny vs Galway.Kilkenny manager Brian Cody celebrates with Jackie Tyrrell.Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

Jackie Tyrrell is one of the most decorated GAA players of all time, having won eleven Leinster titles, nine All-Irelands, six National Hurling Leagues and four All-Stars during his playing career.  Behind one of the most successful GAA players ever though, was simply the best hurling manager ever to grace the sideline in Brian Cody. The legendary Kilkenny corner-back lined …

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Jackie Tyrrell Identifies Tipperary’s Biggest Weakness

GAA Hurling All Ireland Senior Championship Final, Croke Park, Dublin 6/9/2015.Kilkenny vs Galway.Kilkenny's Jackie Tyrell celebrates after the game .Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Kilkenny hurling legend Jackie Tyrrell has identified Tipperary’s defence as their biggest weakness.  The 35-year-old won nine All-Irelands and claimed four All-Star awards during his inter-county career and is universally recognised as one of the toughest defenders of all time so it’s safe to say he knows a thing or two about defending. Writing in The Irish Times, Tyrrell claims that Tipperary’s …

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Jackie Tyrrell Sees Waterford Edging Out Kilkenny On Saturday

By the time Monday morning comes around, the road to Liam MaCarthy Cup glory will have become much straighter, and we will know who is still on the road.  On Saturday evening, a Semple Stadium double header sees Tipperary take on Dublin and Kilkenny clash with Waterford in the qualifiers for places in the All-Ireland quarter-finals. All roads lead to …

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Austin Gleeson Must Become Team Player If Waterford Are To Contend, Says Jackie Tyrrell

Austin Gleeson celebrates scoring the first goal of the game 13/8/2016

Kilkenny legend Jakcie Tyrrell has stated his belief that 2016 Hurler of the Year must become the ‘ultimate team player’ if Waterford are to become All-Ireland contenders for the coming summer. Writing in his Irish Times column , Tyrrell gave his verdict on Derek McGrath’s chances for 2017. Listing a number of key components, Tyrrell does feel that the Deise can become serious …

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Jackie Tyrrell Woud Love To Be Playing For Kilkenny Against Wexford

GAA Hurling All Ireland Senior Championship Final Replay, Croke Park, Dublin 27/9/2014 Kilkenny vs Tipperary Kilkenny's Jackie Tyrrell and Brian Cody celebrate at the final whistle Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Lorraine O'Sullivan

Former Kilkenny defender turned pundit, Jackie Tyrrell, is as excited as anyone for Saturday’s Leinster SHC semi-final between his old side and Wexford.  After an illustrious inter-county career in black and amber, where he amassed nine All Ireland titles, eleven Leinster championship wins and was selected as an All Star four times, the former corner back is set for his …

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Jackie Tyrrell: Dropping Barrett Will Cost Tipperary All-Ireland

GAA Hurling All Ireland Senior Championship Final Replay, Croke Park, Dublin 27/9/2014 Kilkenny vs Tipperary Kilkenny's Jackie Tyrrell and Brian Cody celebrate at the final whistle Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Lorraine O'Sullivan

Jackie Tyrell is one man who knows what it takes to win an All-Ireland. The nine-time All-Ireland medalist has boldly claimed that Tipperary won’t win an All-Ireland in 2017. The tough-tackling defender climbed the steps of the Hogan Stand on nine occasions during his career with Kilkenny. Therefore when he speaks about winning an All-Ireland, we should listen. Another thing Tyrrell …

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3 Moments Illustrating Brian Cody’s Tactical Genius

Last Monday saw the totally unsurprising re-appointment of Ireland’s answer to Alex Ferguson and Bruce Lombardi – Brian Cody. In Kilkenny circles, It was inevitable that he would continue on into his 17th season, but there was idle speculation everywhere else  that he would walk into the sunset with a remarkable ten All-Ireland titles to his name. While we await to …

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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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Top Five Performers from the Weekend’s GAA Action

Another hectic week of Championship action saw Kerry and Kilkenny claim provincial crowns, while there were plenty of scintillating games in the qualifiers in both codes. Here John Ivory ranks the top performers. 1. James O’Donoghue – Kerry Footballers Many wondered would Kerry be able to cope without Colm Cooper against Cork. James O’Donoghue’s performance proved any critics of the …

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