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Incerdible Stat Shows Cork’s Underage Hurling Dominance In Recent Years

On Sunday, Cork became deserving Munster champions, beating a gallant Clare side 1-25 to 1-20 in Thurles. What made the achievement all the more impressive is that they won the provincial title after coming from the quarter-final – beating Tipperary, Waterford and the Banner to be undisputed kingpins of Munster. Another standout feature of this Rebel side is the young talent …

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Kieran Kingston: We Have Learned Lessons From 2014

Cork manager Kieran Kingston is hoping that lessons from 2014 will help Cork in their search for All-Ireland glory. Kingston was in the back-room team in 2014, where Cork last won the provincial title – only to be beaten by Tipperary convincingly in Croke Park in the All-Ireland semi-final. Victory in Sunday’s Munster final, means that the Rebels are in …

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Major Injury Boost For Cork’s Munster Final Hopes

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Qualifiers Round 1, Pairc Ui Rinn, Cork 2/7/2016 Cork vs Dublin Cork manager Kieran Kingston Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

The Cork hurlers have been handed a big boost ahead of their Munster final Sunday week. Injury doubt Conor Lehane has been declared fit ahead of the tie. So far Lehane has been one of the players of the championship. The Midleton ace performed superbly versus Tipperary in May before repeating the trick against the Déise. Conor Lehane has played …

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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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The Hurling Qualifiers Are Shaping Up Brilliantly After Surprise Results In The Provinces

Wexford , Ireland - 10 June 2017; Colin Fennelly of Kilkenny in action against Liam Ryan of Wexford during the Leinster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Semi-Final match between Wexford and Kilkenny at Wexford Park in Wexford. (Photo By Daire Brennan/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

Shades of 2013 shine through this amazing 2017 senior hurling championship. To the delight of hurling fans, we appear to be looking at the most open championship in years. All-Ireland champions Tipperary were due to steam roll through this years championship, where are they? The qualifiers. OK, so Tipperary are gone, Kilkenny must now be favourites right? Wrong, they are …

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Five Crucial Moments In Yesterday’s Munster Hurling Opener

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Hurling fans all over the country are still on a high following yesterday’s thriller in Thurles. Cork’s shock victory has added to an already exciting championship. We take a look at five crucial moments in yesterday’s Munster Championship opener. Tipperary were expected to steamroll their way past The Rebels in Semple Stadium yesterday. As reigning All-Ireland champions, the game was …

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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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Pundit Arena Hurling Power Rankings 2017: Round 3

Well that was an interesting weekend… For any critics of the current National Hurling League structure, just notice how competitive all the games were this weekend, bar Offaly vs Tipperary. Sure, nothing is going to be perfect, but realistically this is the only mismatch you can be sure of. We take a look at the lay of the land after …

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Eoin Larkin Column: Where Is It Going Wrong For Limerick?

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With the National Hurling League facing into a bumper Sunday of quarter-finals and a Division 1A relegation play-off, Pundit Arena columnist Eoin Larkin looks ahead to the action. _____ Cork moving in the right direction, but need to push on Of all the teams left in contention for the League title, I think Cork need it the most. The Rebels could …

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Pundit Arena Hurling Power Rankings 2017: Round 2

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With the quarter-final and relegation play-offs in the National Hurling League confirmed, we take a look at the latest pecking order as the small ball season gathers pace. 1. Tipperary (no change) Sure, they’ve failed to win a match since our last rankings were drawn up, but there are plenty of positives to take away for Michael Ryan. They were …

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Eoin Larkin Column: Brian Cody Doesn’t Do Shadow-Boxing

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Pundit Arena columnist Eoin Larkin reviews the weekend’s hurling action. What a round of hurling that was, and the story of the weekend was arguably Cork. The Rebels have been steadily improving. Over the past number of weeks, I’ve spoken about consistency, or lack thereof from Cork, but they’ve now delivered two big results in a row. That’s a big …

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Pundit Arena Hurling Power Rankings 2017: Round 1

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Three rounds of the National Hurling League have passed, and we are beginning to get a clear picture of where the counties lie in the pecking order. Throughout the season, we will be updating the Pundit Arena Hurling Power Rankings as the top teams in the country battle it out. _____ 1. Tipperary The champs are still at the top …

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