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Tragic Circumstances Helping Ballyhale Enjoy Their Hurling

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Ballyhale Shamrocks. A more formidable force you’re never likely to meet.  With seven All-Ireland titles already nestled in the trophy cabinet, the Kilkenny kingpins are an undoubted superpower of club hurling. With household names such as Reid, Fennelly and Holden out on the pitch as well as the King himself, Shefflin, on the sidelines, it’s a scary prospect coming up …

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Joey Holden Following Unconventional Path To Success

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Should Ballyhale Shamrocks prevail over St Thomas’ on Sunday, it would result in a third club All Ireland medal for Joey Holden, to add to his two All Ireland titles with Kilkenny.  Given that he only made his senior debut for the Cats in 2014, that’s not a bad return. The former captain has cemented his place in the Kilkenny …

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All-Ireland Final – Tipperary Vs Kilkenny: Three Key Battles

We continue our build-up to the All-Ireland Hurling Championship final between Tipperary and Kilkenny on Sunday with a look at some of the key battlegrounds where the game may be won and lost. _____ Colin Fennelly vs James Barry Fennelly and Barry have been two of the championship’s real stars this year. Something will have to give if/when the pair …

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Pundit Arena’s Hurling All Star Selections For 2015

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As the dust settles upon the All-Ireland Hurling Championship of 2015, we enter the long few months void of any inter-county action, and are left to ponder who will be awarded with All Stars. The debate is likely to rage, but here at Pundit Arena, we have finally decided on our 15. As always, let us know your thoughts in …

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Kilkenny Are By No Means Finished

Despite several retirements during the off-season, Brian Barry argues that Kilkenny are by no means finished in their quest for more glory in 2015.  Kilkenny captured the All-Ireland Hurling Championship for the 35th time last September, with Brian Cody and Henry Shefflin both securing their tenth titles. On the back of much criticism in 2013, there was a sense that the 2014 triumph …

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Three Things That Will Determine The Outcome Of The All Ireland

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Ashling Dalton discusses three things that could dictate the outcome of the All Ireland Final replay between Kilkenny and Tipperary. We wait 53 years for a draw and three come along at once! Out of the the three drawn games of 2012, 2013, 2014, the last one undoubtedly takes the number one spot for entertainment value. It had absolutely everything. Sublime …

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