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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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Galway Survive Rousing Kilkenny Fightback To Retain Leinster Title

Leinster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Final Replay, Semple Stadium, Thurles, Co. Tipperary 8/7/2018 Galway vs Kilkenny Galway's Padraig Mannion and Liam Blanchfield of Kilkenny

Galway saw off the challenge of Kilkenny to retain the Leinster championship in Sunday’s replay in an absolute classic in Thurles. With last weekend’s original clash in Croke Park ending in a draw, a second outing was needed to finally separate these two – and while Galway looked at one point to be steamrolling their way to the title, a stirring …

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Five Talking Points Ahead Of The Weekend’s Hurling Action

This weekend will see at least one major hurling county eliminated from the championship. Not only this but we will also see either Galway or Wexford crowned Leinster champions. Christy Ring Cup champions Carlow were eliminated from the championship last weekend when there were beaten by Laois in the preliminary round of qualifiers. This week we will see four more …

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Former Galway Manager Impressed With Team’s Form So Far This Year

GAA Hurling All Ireland Senior Championship Final, Croke Park, Dublin 6/9/2015.Kilkenny vs Galway.Galway manager Anthony Cunningham.Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Former Galway hurling manager Anthony Cunningham has been highly impressed with the Galway hurlers so far this year. Cunningham, who was controversially removed from his position in the winter of 2015, was speaking on the Racing Post‘s podcast. He led Galway to a Leinster title in 2012, and two All-Ireland finals in 2012 and 2015.  However, the Tribesmen were unsuccessful both years, …

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Galway Star Ruled Out For The Season

Leinster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Quarter-Final, O'Connor Park, Tullamore, County Offaly 28/5/2017 Galway vs Dublin Galway’s Paul Killeen down injured

The injury suffered to Galway’s Paul Killeen against Dublin at the weekend has turned out to be as bad as first feared. The corner-back left the field during the Tribesmen’s during the emphatic 2-28 to 1-17 win against Dublin in Tullamore in Sunday’s Leinster SHC quarter-final, and while the victory was something to savour it has come at a considerable …

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Ranking The Leinster Hurling Championship Contenders

Leinster GAA Senior Hurling Championship Final, Croke Park, Dublin 3/7/2016 Kilkenny vs Galway The Kilkenny team pose with the Bob O'Keeffe cup Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

After Sunday’s blistering start to the Munster Championship, Leinster’s finest get to show the country what they are made of with three quarter-finals taking place this weekend. With defending champions Kilkenny waiting in the last four, the six teams in action at the weekend will be eager to avoid the minefield that is the qualifiers – especially now that defending …

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Could A Round Robin Hurling Championship Really Provide The Same Excitement?

GAA All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Final, Croke Park, Dublin 4/9/2016 Kilkenny vs Tipperary A view of the Liam McCarthy Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

The restructuring of GAA championships has been a hot topic lately. One such discussion is the motion to overhaul the hurling championship to a round robin structure. Having seen Sunday’s thriller between Cork and Tipperary, could a round robin championship really provide the same excitement? In all honesty both 2015 and 2016  lacked exciting games until the semi-final stages. Prior to …

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Brian Cody Gives Update On Fennelly, Aylward and Walsh Injuries

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A, Parnell Park, Dublin 26/3/2017 Dublin vs Kilkenny Kilkenny manager Brian Cody Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Speaking at yesterday’s Leinster Championship launch, Brian Cody gave an update on the Michael Fennelly, Ger Aylward and Padraig Walsh’s injuries. According to GAA.ie Ger Aylward missed the entire 2016 campaign with a torn ACL suffered February last, and updates from Cody were positive. “He’s doing well, to be fair, He’s back in decent training with us now. He still hasn’t …

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Leinster SHC Preview: Galway v Kilkenny


Kilkenny and Galway meet this weekend in a Leinster Senior Hurling championship semi-final pairing. Last weekend Dublin saw off Wexford to earn their place in the Leinster hurling final and this weekend’s tie promises to be a cracker. In Brian Cody’s sixteen seasons as manager of Kilkenny, they have lost only eight championship games and three of those defeats have …

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Leinster SHC Preview: Wexford v Dublin

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The Dublin hurlers’ first competitive game in eleven weeks takes place against Wexford on Saturday evening in Wexford Park. Amy Forde is here to preview the Leinster Hurling Championship clash. Dublin had a mixed league campaign in Division 1A; while they saw off Kilkenny and Clare, they suffered defeats by Galway, Tipperary and Waterford. This put them in a relegation …

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