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Michael Fennelly Comeback Inspires Kilkenny To Victory

GAA All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Semi-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 7/8/2016 Kilkenny vs Waterford Kilkenny's Michael Fennelly after the final whistle

Kilkenny advanced to the second round of the qualifiers this evening with a victory over Limerick. The Cats appeared far more like themselves tonight, due in no small part to a phenomenal performance from Michael Fennelly. Limerick hurlers exited the hurling championship tonight after a defeat to Kilkenny; the Treaty county will look back on this game with huge regrets …

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Can Limerick Go To Nowlan Park And Beat Kilkenny?

In what is the stand-out tie of the first round of hurling qualifiers, Limerick travel to Nowlan Park to face a Kilkenny side who are licking their wounds after recent defeats in big matches.  Following last September’s loss to Tipperary in the All-Ireland final, Brian Cody’s side have lost twice to Wexford already this season. While it is probably too …

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Pundit Arena Hurling Power Rankings 2017: Round 6

With all teams up and running in the race for the Liam McCarthy Cup, we take a look at the latest pecking order in hurling. 1. Galway (no change) The Tribesmen are All-Ireland favourites, and justifiably so after the demolitions of Dublin and Offaly. The men in maroon have a physicality which is telling, while clutch players such as Daithí Burke, David …

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Limerick Duo Set To Miss Clare Clash Through Injury

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Qualifiers Round 2, Semple Stadium, Thurles, Tipperary 9/7/2016 Clare vs Limerick Limerick's Diarmuid Byrnes Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

The Limerick hurlers have been dealt a blow ahead of their Munster SHC semi-final meeting with Clare in this weekend on the injury front.  Diarmuid Byrnes and William O’Donoghue have been ruled out of the local derby, manager John Kiely has confirmed to the Limerick Leader.   Byrnes and O’Donoghue were regular starters throughout the league campaign this spring and both …

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Limerick Boss Kiely Drops Seven From Panel Ahead Of Championship

Bord Gais Energy Munster Under 21 Hurling Championship Final, Cusack Park, Ennis, Co. Clare 30/7/2015.Clare vs Limerick.Clare's of Limerick.Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Limerick manager John Kiely has cut his panel ahead of the championship as preparation intensifies now that the 2017 National Hurling League is over.  The Treaty manager has dropped seven players from his extended panel in the aftermath of their league campaign. Kiely’s side were beaten soundly in the semi-final by Galway, who eventually romped to victory over All-Ireland champions …

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Pundit Arena Hurling Power Rankings 2017: Round 5

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The 2017 National Hurling League is consigned to history, as the Championship kicked off with two games in the Leinster preliminary rounds. We take a look at the pecking order as the big guns now fully turn their focus to the summer. 1. Galway (+1) We have new leaders, and rightly so. Everything clicked for the Tribesmen yesterday. They came …

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Poll: Who Will Win The 2017 All-Ireland Hurling Championship?

GAA All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Final, Croke Park, Dublin 4/9/2016 Kilkenny vs Tipperary A view of the Liam McCarthy cup Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Galway shook the hurling landscape to its core with a remarkable victory over Tipperary yesterday afternoon. The Tribesmen trumped Tipp in every facet at the Gaelic Grounds, and are now being fancied to end 29 years of hurt and win the Liam McCarthy Cup for the first time since 1988. With the League consigned to history, focus now turns to …

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Pundit Arena Hurling Power Rankings 2017: Round 4

And then there were two. After yesterday’s semi-finals of varying excitement, Galway will take on Tipperary for the National Hurling League title. We take stock of what that means for the pecking order. 1. Tipperary (no change) Still the team to beat. The Premier found another gear against a Wexford team that brought the fight yesterday. A hallmark of the great …

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Limerick Have Their Man As New Hurling Manager Set To Be Ratified

Bord Gais Energy Munster Under 21 Hurling Championship Final, Cusack Park, Ennis, Co. Clare 30/7/2015.Clare vs Limerick.Clare's of Limerick.Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

After months of searching, the Limerick county board have found a replacement for TJ Ryan as the senior hurling manager. John Kiely has been selected as the man to lead the Treaty forward. Kiely managed the u21 side to All-Ireland glory last year, and was a member of John Allen’s backroom staff when they won the Munster title in 2013. …

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