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2016 National Hurling Leagues: Six Major Talking Points

Brian Cody Kilkenny

So as we approach the semi-finals of this year’s league campaign, there has been much to talk about. From Kilkenny’s continued dominance, Cork’s great escape and the success story of Kerry hurling, this year’s campaign had it all. Here are six major talking points that have emerged: 1. Cork Survive This angers me if I’m being honest. Cork, who finished the …

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Four Questions Ahead Of The Second Weekend Of Hurling Action

Brian Cody Kilkenny

With the second weekend of hurling action about to get underway, Ciara O’Toole takes an in-depth look at some of the main questions being asked ahead of round two.  _____ 4. Can Wexford Save Their League Campaign? Wexford hurling has experienced a mixed few years. A champagne season in 2014 was followed by a mixed league campaign in 2015, which could have …

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GAA: Five Things We Learned After The First Week Of 2016

Shane O'Donnell Clare

Joel Slattery looks at five things we’ve learned from the opening weekend of GAA action in 2016.  _____ 1. Ulster football still has the same intensity While football in the North is often criticised for negative tactics or a boring style of play, it was always physical and intense. Cavan’s three-point win over Armagh in the Dr. McKenna Cup proved …

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Second-Tier Competitions Just A Token Gesture Without Proper Implementation

Kerry GAA

Kerry and Kildare faced off in an All-Ireland quarter-final at the weekend, with the men from the Kingdom emerging victorious by a comfortable margin. The next day the Kerry senior footballers thoroughly  demolished the Lilywhites in Croke Park in a game that, for some, has highlighted the need for a second tier inter-county football championship. Confused? Well, while it may …

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The Unfairness Of The Hurling Championship

hurling westmeath

With more highlights than the hair of a late 90’s boyband, the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship has thrown up some heart-stopping finishes, hefty hits, and several upsets already, with hardly any game going the way it was expected to. We have what we always wanted, a championship where any one of at least five or six teams could go all …

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Spotlight on the Munster Championship: Kerry

With the Allianz Football and Hurling leagues done and dusted for another year, the 2014 Championship is every county’s focus. John Ivory takes a look at the Munster teams and evaluates each county’s chances in both codes for the coming year in the Province. This week he looks at Kerry.   The Footballers Manager: Éamonn Fitzmaurice Kerry’s league campaign saw …

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