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Liam Sheedy Pays Tribute To ‘Unbelievable’ Backroom Team

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Following Tipperary’s All-Ireland triumph on Sunday, goal-scorer John ‘Bubbles’ O’Dwyer waxed lyrical about the impact made by Liam Sheedy’s backroom team.  “Just Liam (Sheedy) returning is no good, he’s only as good as his backroom team. He came back with a backroom team that was different class so he got the people that he wanted and without them, Liam is …

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Liam Sheedy Under No Illusions As To Impact Of Kilkenny Red Card

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Liam Sheedy has hailed his Tipperary team for correcting their first-half mistakes on-field before blowing away Kilkenny in the All-Ireland SHC final.  However, the now two-time All-Ireland winning manager was honest in his assessment that the sending off of Richie Hogan close to half-time had “a huge bearing on the game.” Kilkenny led by five points at one stage as …

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Paddy Cadell Living The Dream Alongside Childhood Tipperary Heroes

Paddy Cadell Tipperary

The emphasis that Liam Sheedy placed on his substitutes was always clear during his first reign as Tipperary manager and things are no different this time around.  A famous narrative from the 2010 All-Ireland final focused on Sheedy delivering the motivational speech to the Tipperary replacements on the sideline while it was the coach, Eamon O’Shea, who got the players …

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Championship Deep-Dive: Young Guns Answer Sheedy’s Rallying Call

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When Patrick ‘Bonner’ Maher suffered his season-ending cruciate injury against Limerick in the Munster round-robin series, the topic of who Liam Sheedy would choose to replace him quickly arose.  Dan McCormack found himself on the bench at the start of the season but when Niall O’Meara picked up a hamstring injury against Cork in their championship opener, he and Jake …

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Liam Sheedy: “The Reason You Do It Is For Days Like Today”

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Nine years on from leading Tipperary to All Ireland glory, Liam Sheedy finds himself back in the decider against their old foes, Kilkenny.  It hasn’t been an easy path for the Premier County, however. A stunning run through the Munster round-robin series was abruptly halted by a thrashing by Limerick in the provincial decider. A poor performance against Laois followed …

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Eoin Kelly: Players Would Die For A Munster Hurling Medal

Eoin Kelly Munster Championship

During his 14-year career, Tipperary great Eoin Kelly won five Munster Hurling Championship medals, the first coming in 2001 and the last in 2012.  His former county find themselves back in the provincial decider following a two-year absence and with Liam Sheedy back at the helm, Tipperary will be desperate to reclaim the Munster Cup. The task ahead of them …

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Tipperary Confirm Bonner Maher Has Ruptured Anterior Cruciate Ligament

Tipperary’s Munster and All-Ireland hopes have been dealt a huge blow with the news that Patrick ‘Bonner’ Maher has ruptured his anterior cruciate ligament and will likely play no further part in this year’s Championship campaign.  Tipperary GAA also confirmed via Twitter that Cathal Barrett will undergo a scan later this evening to assess the damage he sustained in Sunday’s …

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Championship Deep-Dive: Old Guard Prove Worth For Tipperary

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Much was made of Liam Sheedy’s decision to start 11 of the players from the All Ireland final in 2016, preferring their experience to the use of the U21 All Ireland winners from last year.  Of those 11 players, five were involved in 2010 when Tipperary last won the All Ireland under the Portroe man – Brendan Maher, Seamus Callanan, …

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Sheedy’s Faith In Class Of 2010 Pays Off As Tipperary Win In Cork

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There were serious questions about this Tipperary side going into their Munster Senior Championship opener against Cork in Pairc Ui Chaoimh today.  Given their early championship exit in 2018 and their mixed performances in the league, it was hard to gauge how this team compared to their other Munster counterparts. Questions were also asked about their older contingent, the heroes …

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GAA Stock Watch: Kenny Goes One Way While Sheedy Goes The Other

What a hectic weekend of Allianz League action it was.  In the Allianz Hurling League, our four semi-finalists have been confirmed. All-Ireland champions Limerick put a beating on Laois to set-up a tie with a high-flying Dublin side who shocked everybody by taking out Tipperary last weekend in Semple Stadium. The other semi-final pits 2017 All-Ireland champions, Galway against a …

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Eoin Kelly Plays Down Premier Expectations For Season Ahead

Former All Ireland winning captain, Eoin Kelly, believes newly re-installed manager, Liam Sheedy, will need time to make his mark and urged fans not to expect an All Ireland title immediately. The last time Sheedy was in the role was 2010, when the county ended Kilkenny’s ‘Drive For Five’ and lifted the Liam MacCarthy Cup. The news of his return was …

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Seamus Callanan Appointed As Tipperary Captain For 2019

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Tipperary sharpshooter, Seamus Callanan, has been appointed as the county’s hurling captain for 2019 with Noel McGrath as vice-captain. The Drom & Inch club man takes over from Padraic Maher who led the county from centre-back last year. Newly-reinstalled manager, Liam Sheedy had previously confirmed to Tipp FM that he would wait until the conclusion of the Coop Superstores Munster Senior …

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