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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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Derek McGrath On His Two Passions In Life, Neither Of Which Are Hurling

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Spend half an hour in Derek McGrath’s company and two of his life’s passions becomes increasingly clear… family and teaching.  Sporting a healthy tan, the former Waterford manager reveals he’s just returned from holidays with his wife Sarah and two sons Fionn (13) and Odhrán (6). While Odhrán is about to enter his last year of senior infants, Fionn is preparing for his second year …

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National Hurling League: Five Standout Players Of The Weekend

With another National Hurling League weekend just about coming to an end, we assess some of the standout performances.  Across the weekend, we were presented with some unbelievable, passionate and entertaining games of hurling. From a palpitating performance by two of our countries best in Thurles to the complete demolition of Laois in Division 1b, certainly, this weekend’s hurling action further highlighted …

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Brian Cody To Continue As Kilkenny Senior Hurling Manager

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Kilkenny hurling fans will be purring this morning as they wake to the news that the Alex Ferguson of GAA, Brian Cody, has chosen to remain at the helm of Ireland’s great hurling dynasty for another year. Cody has been in charge of Kilkenny since 1998 and in that time has led the Cats to unprecedented success. As he plans …

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Tipperary: Five Similarities To The 2010 All-Ireland Hurling Final

Throw-in is getting closer and closer as hurling’s oldest and probably greatest rivalry gets ready to write another chapter in its thick history book. Tipperary and Kilkenny are ready for another All-Ireland final where titles and local bragging rights are on the line. We see many similarities with the game in 2010, that Tipp won, here we explain why. 1. A …

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Kilkenny: Five Key Players Against Tipperary

Leinster GAA Senior Hurling Championship Final, Croke Park, Dublin 3/7/2016 Kilkenny vs Galway Kilkenny's Richie Hogan Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Yesterday, we looked at the key men for Tipperary if they are to beat Kilkenny. Today, we look at the most important players in the Kilkenny side. Who do Kilkenny need to play well in order to secure three All-Ireland titles in a row? Here are our thoughts.  1. Richie Hogan He is an obvious choice, but Hogan is vital …

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How Good Was The 2014 All-Ireland Hurling Final?

Incredible, unbelievable, sensational, epic; the list of adjectives used to describe what Kilkenny and Tipperary served up in the drawn All-Ireland final is endless. Now that the dust has settled, let’s reflect on just how good a game it was. 3-22 to 1-28; twenty five scores to twenty nine making it a total of fifty-four scores. Of these fifty-four scores, …

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