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Expansion Of Leinster Senior Hurling Championship On The Cards

Leinster Senior Hurling Championship

The potential expansion of the Leinster Senior Hurling Championship will be discussed at a Leinster Council meeting next week.  Leinster GAA Chairman Jim Bolger revealed that two different proposals will be considered – expanding to the competition to six or eight teams. The eight-team proposal would involve two groups of four. Laois causing the upset of the summer with their …

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GAA Round-Up: Bittersweet Day For Both Wexford and Antrim

There was plenty of action across both codes on Saturday with teams up and down the country booking final spots while others packed their bags for another summer. Donegal defied most of the experts to swat aside the Tyrone challenge and book their spot in another Ulster final, while Patrick Horgan hit 1-12 for Cork in their facile win over …

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GAA Round-Up: Honours Even In Salthill & Tullamore

No shocks in the GAA Championship today but plenty of talking points following draws in both the Leinster Football and Hurling Championships.  In the weekends only Liam MacCarthy Cup fixture, Galway and Wexford played out to a draw in Salthill while Longford and Kildare were forced into extra-time in Tullamore before finishing level. Elsewhere, It was a case of third …

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Hurling Round-Up: Reid Hits 2-12 In Kilkenny Comeback Win

There was high scoring aplenty on the opening day of the hurling championship as Antrim, Laois and Kilkenny all recorded wins.  The big game saw Mattie Kenny’s Dublin charges travel to Nowlan Park to take on a seemingly wounded Kilkenny side, however, TJ Reid proved to be in inspirational form for Brian Cody’s men. Meanwhile, in the Joe McDonagh Cup, …

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Massive Injury Blow For Wexford Ahead Of Leinster Final

GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship Quarter-Final, Semple Stadium, Tipperary 24/7/2016 Waterford vs Wexford Wexford's Liam Og McGovern with Conor Gleeson of Waterford Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Wexford have been dealt an injury blow as their preparations for the Leinster final get underway.  It has been confirmed that Liam Óg McGovern has torn his cruciate ligament for the second time, meaning he will take no further part in this season, Hogan Stand have reported. This is terrible news for those in the Model County and will no doubt …

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Special Box Built To House Davy Fitz For Kilkenny Clash In Wexford Park

Davy Fitzgerald Wexford Hurling

As is well documented by now, Wexford manager, Davy Fitzgerald is serving an eight week touchline ban for his role in the on-field dramatics at Nowlan Park during his side’s league semi-final loss to Tipperary back in April.  The question remains ahead of this Saturday’s Leinster SHC semi-final clash with Kilkenny, where will Davy be watching the game from? Fitzgerald …

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Jackie Tyrrell Woud Love To Be Playing For Kilkenny Against Wexford

GAA Hurling All Ireland Senior Championship Final Replay, Croke Park, Dublin 27/9/2014 Kilkenny vs Tipperary Kilkenny's Jackie Tyrrell and Brian Cody celebrate at the final whistle Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Lorraine O'Sullivan

Former Kilkenny defender turned pundit, Jackie Tyrrell, is as excited as anyone for Saturday’s Leinster SHC semi-final between his old side and Wexford.  After an illustrious inter-county career in black and amber, where he amassed nine All Ireland titles, eleven Leinster championship wins and was selected as an All Star four times, the former corner back is set for his …

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The Wexford V Kilkenny Hype Train Is Now Full Steam Ahead

Tickets are like gold dust for this one… Wexford will welcome Kilkenny to Innovative Wexford Park for the Leinster Senior Hurling Championship semi-final on June 10 and excitement around the county for the fixture is scaling new heights.  Having beaten the Cats in the National Hurling League quarter-final in Nowlan Park after successfully securing promotion to Division 1A, there is …

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Big Boost For Kilkenny On The Injury Front As Leinster Championship Looms

With three weeks to go until Kilkenny open their 2017 championship campaign with a Leinster semi-final against either Wexford or Laois, they have received a timely boost with the return of Michael Fennelly to training.  The Cats have been without Fennelly since he ruptured his achilles tendon in the All Ireland semi-final replay against Waterford last August. The 2011 Hurler …

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Star Hurler Mark Schutte Joins Dublin Senior Football Squad

Dublin

Big news emerging from the capital this morning is that Mark Schutte has opted to join up with the Dublin senior football squad, having departed the hurling set-up earlier this year.  Schutte chose not to rejoin Ger Cunningham’s senior hurling outfit after claiming All Ireland club senior hurling honours with his club, Cuala, on St. Patrick’s Day in Croke Park. …

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