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Harry Redknapp On Maguire: “He Always Reminds Me Of Richard Dunne”

Former Tottenham manager, Harry Redknapp has praised Harry Maguire ahead of England’s World Cup semi-final, comparing the 25-year-old to Richard Dunne.   Redknapp was speaking at the launch of AIB’s ‘The Toughest Rivalry’ which sees him take over Cork club, Castlehaven as they go up against Erin’s Isle of Dublin, managed by former Premier League manager and player, Gianluca Vialli. The …

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Will Galway’s Experience Stand To Them This Sunday?

Waterford and Galway take part in the 2017 All-Ireland hurling final in a novel pairing. Perhaps unusually, Galway enter this year’s final as the experienced side, having played in finals in 2012 and 2015. Waterford, on the other hand, haven’t reached the decider since 2008 – where they were heavily beaten by Kilkenny. But will that experience stand to them …

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Top Five Performers From Waterford’s Victory Over Cork

It is still hard to catch one’s breath after the conclusion of yet another captivating chapter in the Cork versus Waterford book. This time the victory was for the Déise in arguably the biggest game of all between the two. Waterford were emphatic as the game approached the final straight. They took advantage to the extreme as they outscored 3-8 …

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Galway Captain Reveals Who He Thinks Will Win On Sunday

Hurler Of The Year Allianz Hurling League Division 1B, Pearse Stadium, Galway 19/2/2017 Galway vs Wexford Galway's David Burke leads out his team Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Galway hurling captain David Burke will have a keen interest in this Sunday’s All-Ireland hurling semi-final. The Tribesmen await the winners of Cork and Waterford. But Burke has a feeling it’s the Rebels he will be facing in September. Having advanced to their third All-Ireland final of the decade, after their dramatic win over Tipperary, confidence is high in the …

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What Does Defeat To Cork Mean Now For Waterford?

Munster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Semi-Final, Semple Stadium, Thurles, Co. Tipperary 18/6/2017 Cork vs Waterford Cork’s Bill Cooper with Austin Gleeson Waterford Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

Cork were outstanding on Sunday. The Déise, however, will be extremely disappointed with their showing. But, as the dust slowly settles on Sunday’s Munster Championship semi-final, what does this defeat mean for Waterford? Coming into the game the mood in the south-east was optimistic. Despite a positive showing in their first round victory, the general feeling was that the Déise …

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Tournament Football: Ireland’s Greatest XI Selection

Now that the dust has well and truly settled on the Republic of Ireland’s heroics at the European Championships in France and Robbie Brady can be content in the knowledge that he has earned himself a ‘Reeling in the Years’ clip to rival Ray Houghton’s and David O’Leary’s, it’s interesting to look back on the six major tournaments that the …

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Waterford – A Comfortable Win But Nothing Has Changed

Waterford marched on to the All-Ireland Hurling Semi-Final with a comfortable victory over Wexford in the quarter-final. Some saw it as a good way for the Deise to get over their Munster final horror show, but this writer is not convinced. Before we start, this is not a piece aimed at criticising Waterford, nor is it jumping on any bandwagon. …

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Hurling; Top Five Performers From The Weekend

Galway hurling

It was another poor weekend of hurling. Galway and Clare did play out a somewhat tense affair, but it was only good in comparison to the rest of the last two championships, it was a poor game in general. We still want to note some of the good performers, so here are the Top 5. Adrian Tuohy – Galway He …

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The Cult XV: A Team of Football’s Cult Heroes

Following our hurling team last week, we’ve decided to compile a team made from football’s most memorable cult heroes. Some of these lads may not have won bundles of All Ireland’s, but their legacy lives on through the status afforded to them by fans. This is the Cult XV.   Goalkeeper: Shane Curran (Roscommon) The Roscommon goalkeeper was an icon for …

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Top Irish Defenders Of All Time – Where Does Richard Dunne Rank?

With Richard Dunne’s international retirement, we decided to rank the greatest Irish defenders of all time. Where does Dunne rank in our countdown? Richard Dunne has decided to call time on his international career. Ireland will have to dig deep to find a replacement to fill the void that Dunne’s departure will create, not only physically, but also in terms of …

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