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Canning Expecting Massive Crowds If And When The Games Resume

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Joe Canning believes the GAA need to factor in county training time before making a decision on when to start to 2020 All-Ireland senior hurling championship, adding that crowds will be massive given the lack of game time.  With all sporting activity ceased due to the ongoing pandemic, like many others, Canning is training on his own. When play eventually …

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Joe Canning: It’s Stupid Talk To Look Beyond Leinster

Joe Canning knows his championship season could be over before it gets started following a groin injury sustained in Galway’s Allianz Hurling League semi-final against Waterford. The former hurler of the year has been ruled out for up to 16 weeks after undergoing surgery and while that would leave him open to a return around mid to late July. Canning …

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Huge Blow For Galway As Joe Canning Ruled Out For Up To Four Months

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Galway GAA have confirmed that Joe Canning is set for an extended period on the sidelines after suffering a groin injury in the Allianz League semi-final loss to Waterford last weekend. Canning was stretchered off in the 60th minute in Nowlan Park after landing awkwardly following a powerful shoulder by Kevin Moran. While it was initially thought that the injury …

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Vote: The Main Contenders For Hurler And Young Hurler Of The Year

With only one match left in the senior hurling calendar, attention is now turning to who will pick up the coveted hurler and young hurler of the year award. We have selected our top three contenders for each and we want you to vote for your winners. Hurler of the Year contenders Name: Padraic Mannion County: Galway Credentials: Padraic Mannion has been the most consistent player …

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Eoin Kelly: ‘Joe Canning Should Start For Galway Even If Not Fully Fit’

Galway and Clare battled to a draw after 90 minutes of play in the All-Ireland semi-final last weekend, with the replay taking place at Semple Stadium this Sunday. One cause for concern for the Tribesmen ahead of the rematch is the fitness of star centre forward Joe Canning. The 29-year-old limped off the field during extra time of last week’s game with what looked to …

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Brian Cody Rubbishes Doubts Which Surrounded Kilkenny In Late January

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A Final, Nowlan Park, Kilkenny 8/4/2018 Kilkenny vs Tipperary Kilkenny's manager Brian Cody during the second half Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

Kilkenny are back. There’s no need to whisper. They bellowed it yesterday afternoon themselves with a dominant second-half display. TJ Reid, Walter Walsh and Paddy Deegan led the line as the Cats were crowned Allianz Hurling League champions. After two games, there were suggestions that change was needed at the helm of Kilkenny. Fast-forward two months and Brian Cody is …

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The Standout XV From The 2018 Allianz Hurling League


Ahead of the Allianz Hurling League Division 1 final between Tipperary and Kilkenny, we take a look at the standout performers from the campaign. 1. Alan Nolan (Dublin) It was certainly an underwhelming campaign for Pat Gilroy’s Dublin side, but Nolan’s showings between the sticks were undoubtedly impressive. The fact that he kept former All-Star Gary Maguire and last season’s …

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Pat Gilroy Hoping For Lift From Cuala Contingent Joining Dublin


Dublin signed off a somewhat underwhelming Allianz Hurling League campaign with a defeat to Tipperary in Croke Park yesterday. However, Pat Gilroy has given a huge number of players a chance, as they continue to build for the Leinster Championship. With seven weeks until the Kilkenny game to open their summer, the Boys in Blue improved as the league progressed, but …

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