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Cork To Face Tipperary In Munster Hurling Championship

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The draw for the 2016 provincial Hurling Championships was made on Thursday night, throwing up some fascinating encounters. Munster giants Tipperary and Cork will meet at the quarter-final stage this year whilst Waterford will face Clare in the semi-finals, where Limerick will be waiting for the winners of Cork and Tipp. The Leinster Championship draw consists of a qualifier group …

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Cats To Progress But The Déise Won’t Fade

When the ball is thrown in on Sunday afternoon the battle between skill and will shall commence. Kilkenny’s masters will look to see off a young, enthusiastic and hard-working Waterford side – who don’t lack for skill either. Waterford are looking for their first championship win at Croke Park since 2008. In the three seasons that followed their ’08 All-Ireland …

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3 Of Tommy Walsh’s Most Distinguished Traits

Last week saw the retirement of one of the most celebrated talents in GAA; the legendary Tommy Walsh of Kilkenny. There are few superlatives that are left to describe the Tullaroan terrier. It would be easy to write an elongated article about Walsh’s career, but it is best to leave that to the historians. Instead, let us focus on the important …

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3 Counties That Had A Say In The Seasons Of Kilkenny & Tipperary

Kilkenny and Tipperary clash this weekend in the eagerly anticipated All Ireland Hurling Final. Ashling Dalton discusses three counties that played a part in the teams’ path to the final. The Tuesday before the Sunday. The calm before the storm. Call it what you like, talk of the All-Ireland hurling final between Kilkenny and Tipperary will grip the country this week …

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Throw In The Ball – 2014 Hurling Championship Preview

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The question is still being asked; was 2013 the greatest hurling season of all time? It was discussed on Pundit Arena, on bar stools and on television shows from mid-summer all the way up to this year’s National Hurling League.  The 2014 league was subdued in comparison to last year but that was to be expected. The pace and intensity …

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