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Ballyhale Shamrocks Create History As Most Successful Club Side Ever

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Ballyhale Shamrocks 0-18 Borris-Ileigh 0-15 Michael Corry reporting live from Croke Park Ballyhale Shamrocks are the most successful club side in the history of Gaelic Games after collecting an unprecedented eighth senior club All-Ireland at Croke Park on Sunday.  Borris-Ileigh provided stiff opposition in what was the first-ever Kilkenny/Tipperary final at senior club level. Jerry Kelly shows great skill and …

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Michael Fennelly – The Most Inspiring Figure In All Of Hurling

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Ballyhale Shamrocks are used to having a hectic winter schedule.  The defending champions are gunning for an unprecedented eighth All-Ireland club title in 2020 and not many are ruling out the chances of Henry Shefflin’s charges completing the task. The talent at their disposal is almost unfair to the rest of the competition. TJ Reid is arguably the best there …

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DJ Carey Set For Role With Kilkenny Senior Hurlers

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DJ Carey is rumoured to be joining Brian Cody’s backroom staff as the longtime Kilkenny manager looks to revamp his team ahead of 2020. According to reports, the five-time All-Ireland winner has been sought out by his former manager to replace Derek Lyng after he walked away from the set-up. Carey walked away from his role as Kilkenny U20 manager …

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Richie Hogan Claims “Absolutely No Way” Should He Have Seen Red

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Kilkenny hurler Richie Hogan has claimed there was “absolutely no way” he should have been sent-off during Sunday’s All-Ireland final with Tipperary. Hogan received his marching orders following a clash with Cathal Barrett towards the end of the first-half before Tipperary blitzed Kilkenny in the second en route to a 28th All-Ireland title. The decision to send off Hogan has …

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Brian Cody Feels Referee Was Unsure About Richie Hogan Red Card

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Brian Cody felt the decision to send off Richie Hogan in the first half of Sunday’s All-Ireland final was the decisive factor in the match.  The Kilkenny manager also felt that had referee, James Owens been sure it was a red card offence then he would have made his decision a lot quicker. Cody addressed the media following his side’s …

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Shefflin Calls For Common Sense Following Hogan Red Card

Henry Shefflin has called for common sense from officials following the decision to send Richie Hogan off in Sunday’s All-Ireland SHC final.  Hogan was shown a straight red card following a clash with Cathal Barrett on the stroke of half-time. In real-time, the incident looked like a yellow card offence, however, the replay’s seemed to show Hogan’s elbow making contact …

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Jackie Tyrrell Knows More Than Most When It Comes To Pressure

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Jackie Tyrrell knows more than most about the pressure that comes with playing in an All-Ireland final. The James Stephens club man was drafted into an all-conquering Kilkenny set-up following their successful league campaign in 2003. The teak-tough defender bided his time on the Kilkenny bench for three years as they collected another All-Ireland in 2003 before watching on as …

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Major Preview: Derek McGrath Looks Ahead To All-Ireland Final

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In association with The Electric Ireland Minor Hurling Championship draws to a close on Sunday when Galway and Kilkenny meet in Croke Park. The two teams know each other extremely well having met at the same stage of the competition last year while also locking horns earlier this season in the quarter-final round-robin series. Galway and Kilkenny have been dominant …

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Famous Family & Legendary Leaders Helping Mullen Reach The Top

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What a wonderfully busy year Adrian Mullen has had to this point and there is still plenty more to play for.  Back in March, Mullen was instrumental as Ballyhale Shamrocks collected their seventh All-Ireland Senior Club Hurling title with the youngster named AIB Club Hurler of the Year shortly after their return to the top. Following on from his club …

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Major Leaders: The Making Of The Greatest Manager Ever

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In association with On Saturday evening Kilkenny qualified for their first All-Ireland decider since 2016 in what was a game for the ages against Limerick.  What makes their semi-final win all the more remarkable is that time and time again the Cats were written off as genuine challengers. Following their defeats to both Galway and Wexford in Leinster, Cork were …

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All-Ireland U20 Triple-Threat To Be Televised Live On TG4

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The GAA has today confirmed that O’Moore Park in Portlaoise will play host to Saturday’s All-Ireland U20 hurling semi-final and football final with both games being televised live on TG4. At 2 pm Cork face Kilkenny in their final four clash before the football decider takes centre stage at 4 pm with the meeting of Dublin and Cork. Following this, …

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Were Limerick Denied A 65 And A Chance At A Replay?

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Kilkenny reached their first All-Ireland decider since 2016 this evening after defeating Limerick by a single point in Croke Park.  It was a gripping contest with many ups and downs. For large parts of the first half, it seemed as though Brian Cody’s men were going to run away with it such was the dominant fashion with which they went …

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Electric Ireland To Live Stream Heavyweight Clash This Weekend

In association with The Electric Ireland GAA All-Ireland Minor quarter-final clash between Kilkenny and Galway will be live streamed through the official website of Electric Ireland and TG4’s official YouTube channel this coming weekend.  The Croke Park clash is a repeat of last year’s final where the Tribesmen ran came away with a seven-point win to collect their second Electric …

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GAA Round-Up: Galway Out & Offaly Relegated In Crazy Day Of Hurling

Wow… What a crazy day of hurling. Offaly’s clash with Kerry in the Joe McDonagh Cup was being hailed as the most important game in the Faithful County’s history. Unfortunately, a two-point loss means they drop into hurling’s third tier next season. In other shock news from around the hurling world. Dublin’s win over Galway coupled with Wexford and Kilkenny’s …

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