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Michael Duignan Reveals Why Kilkenny Won’t Win Another All-Ireland Under Cody

Former All-Ireland winner with Offaly turned RTÉ pundit Michael Duignan has claimed that Brian Cody will not be able to win another Liam MacCarthy Cup with Kilkenny. Duignan has also pinpointed where he feels the Cats have gone wrong in recent seasons – ear-marking a lack of stability in defence. Writing in his Irish Daily Mail on Sunday column (via Extra.ie), Duignan …

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Kilkenny Legend & Former Hurler Of The Year Has Retired From Inter-County Hurling

GAA All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Semi-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 7/8/2016 Kilkenny vs Waterford Kilkenny's Michael Fennelly after the final whistle

Kilkenny have been dealt a blow to their 2018 season preparations with the news that former Hurler Of The Year Michael Fennelly has retired from inter-county hurling.  The Ballyhale Shamrocks club hurler has announced his retirement from the black and amber at 32-years-old. During his 12-year tenure with Kilkenny the midfield powerhouse won an incredible eight All-Irelands including when he …

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Pics: Kilkenny Have Made A Big Change To Their Jersey For 2018

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O’Neills have released images of the new Kilkenny GAA jersey for next season and it is certainly something different.  Ahead of the 2018 season, Kilkenny launched the new kit in association with famed kit maker O’Neills on Saturday at Nowlan Park. In a step away from the traditional and straightforward black and amber stripes, there has been adjustments to the …

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Former All-Ireland Winning Captain Claims Kilkenny Hurlers Would Like To See Change

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Qualifier Round 1, Nowlan Park, Kilkenny 1/7/2017 Kilkenny vs Limerick Kilkenny manager Brian Cody

In an interesting interview with today’s Irish Independent, former Kilkenny hurler Eddie O’Connor has stated that a number of Kilkenny hurlers would like to see a change in management. The former All-Ireland winning captain has made a number of outlandish claims in regards to the set-up in the south-east. Eddie O’Connor feels that despite Brian Cody’s outstanding record, it’s time …

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Brian Cody To Serve 20th Season As Kilkenny Boss

Tipperary , Ireland - 8 July 2017; Kilkenny manager Brian Cody near the end of the GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship Round 2 match between Waterford and Kilkenny at Semple Stadium in Thurles, Co Tipperary. (Photo By Brendan Moran/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

Unsurprisingly, Brian Cody has been ratified as the Cats’ senior hurling manager by the Kilkenny County Board for what will be his 20th season in charge. His backroom team of Derek Lyng, James McGarry and Michael Dempsey are also set to continue for another year. Cody has overseen unprecedented levels of success for the black and amber side, as they …

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Silver Lining: Kilkenny Conveyor Belt Still In Full Flow

One of the shocks of the 2017 senior hurling championship was the early exit of Kilkenny after they were beaten by Wexford and Waterford respectively. In light of their previous successful seasons, 2017 was one to forget for Brian Cody’s Cats. Their losses to Waterford and Clare in the National League were unpredictable, but their rocky start epitomised the season that was …

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Eddie Brennan Discusses Brian Cody’s Future With Kilkenny

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Qualifiers Round 2, Semple Stadium, Co. Tipperary 8/7/2017 Waterford vs Kilkenny Kilkenny's manager Brian Cody Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

Having tasted their first ever qualifier defeat, many have questioned if Brian Cody will wish to remain in charge for another season.   However, Kilkenny legend and current under-21 hurling manager Eddie Brennan believes that we will see Cody patrol the sidelines once again in 2018. Brian Cody’s legacy is set in stone. The James Stephens man has overseen the greatest …

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Even In Defeat, This Kilkenny Side Must Be Admired

What a victory this was for the Déise, their first over Kilkenny since 1959. But the Cats, against all odds, could have claimed this one. The resilience shown by Brian Cody’s side once more on Saturday night is why this side must be admired. The best sides are always the ones that simply will not go away. No matter what, …

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