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Hurling Power Rankings Following Exciting Allianz League Campaign

Allianz League

With the Allianz Hurling League wrapped up for another year, the countdown to the provincial championships and the Joe McDonagh Cup has begun. Limerick finished top of the class while the competition raised questions about a number of different teams that will need to be addressed before May. With all that in mind, here are our Hurling Power Rankings following …

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Pundit Arena Allianz Division 1 Hurling Team Of The League

League

An exciting Allianz Hurling League campaign has come to a close with Limerick winning their first title in 22 years following a comprehensive victory over Waterford in Croke Park. The structure of this year’s league was altered to make way for the redefined groups as of 2020 and there was no relegation from Division 1A. However, it did not make …

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Allianz Deep-Dive: Hegarty & Morrissey Typify Limerick Work Rate

Limerick Waterford

Brought to you by Allianz, proud sponsors of the Allianz Football & Hurling Leagues. Back in January, Seamus Flanagan was up for interview at the launch of the Electric Ireland Higher Education Championships and, of course, he was asked about Limerick and their aspirations for the year ahead. While Flanagan gave a detailed insight into the mentality of this young …

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Quickfire Conclusions As Limerick Power To Allianz League Crown

Limerick 1-24 Waterford 0-19 Limerick are the Allianz League Division 1 champions for the first time in 22 years following an eight-point win over Waterford this afternoon.  Aaron Gillane’s 26th-minute goal proved crucial as it came a time when Waterford were enjoying a period of resurgence following a blistering Limerick start. The goal provided the catalyst for Limerick to finish …

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Paraic Fanning Relishing Test Against Best Team In The Country

Waterford manager, Paraic Fanning, is under no illusions as to the size of the challenge facing his side in the Allianz Hurling League final next Sunday but he is relishing the game nonetheless. The Deise will face off against All Ireland champions, Limerick, for the first time ever in a League decider following their 1-18 to 0-19 win over Galway …

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All Team News Ahead Of Allianz Hurling League Semi-Finals

The Allianz Hurling League semi-finals take place in Nowlan Park tomorrow with Limerick, Dublin, Galway, and Waterford all battling for a place in this year’s final.  Here is all the team news from the four counties ahead of tomorrow’s highly-anticipated double header in Kilkenny. _____ Limerick v Dublin (Throw-in 1.30pm) John Kiely has made nine changes to the side that …

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Four Key Questions Ahead Of Allianz Hurling League Semi-Finals

Allianz Hurling League

We are down to the last four teams in the Allianz Hurling League with Galway, Waterford, Limerick and Dublin doing battle this weekend to decide the 2019 finalists. All four teams will fancy their chances of making it to the final after impressive displays throughout the group stages, and in the quarter-finals. The semi-finals are almost too close to call …

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Limerick Blaze Into League Semi-Final With 17-Point Win In Laois

Laois 0-11 Limerick 2-22 Report by Marisa Kennedy in O’Moore Park Limerick are through to another Allianz Hurling League Division 1 semi-final following a 17-point win over Laois in O’Moore Park this evening. It was always going to be a tough task for the Division 1B side but goals from Seamus Flanagan and Conor Boylan ensured the contest was over …

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Talking Points From A Telling Weekend In Allianz Hurling League

Allianz Hurling League talking points

It was a busy weekend in the Allianz Hurling League as key fixtures took place across the divisions.  In 1A, Kilkenny and Clare returned to winning ways while All Ireland champions, Limerick, fell to their first defeat of 2019 to a rejuvenated Cork side. All the talk last week about Division 1B was that the loser of Carlow and Laois would …

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Your Guide To The Weekend’s Allianz Hurling League Fixtures

Allianz Hurling League

Following the conclusion of Round 3 of the Allianz Hurling League, we have a better understanding of where teams stand as we look towards another exciting weekend.  There’s no doubt that Division 1A leaders, Limerick, are a cut above the rest and they will be brimming with confidence following last weekend’s comprehensive victory over Kilkenny. No team has beaten them yet …

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It’s Only February But Limerick Proving Ready For Summer Battle

“Only a journalist would think like that”, was John Kiely’s quick-witted response when asked if Limerick were hurling too well for so early in the year.  It must be difficult for Limerick supporters not to get carried away with the current hype surrounding their team. This time last year, no one would have considered them to be All Ireland contenders. Even …

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Lethal Limerick Tame The Cats In Nowlan Park

Limerick 2-18 Kilkenny 0-15 Reporting by Marisa Kennedy in Nowlan Park Limerick recorded their third win in a row with a stunning performance against Kilkenny in Nowlan Park this afternoon. While the game hung in the balance for large portions of the first-half, a blistering period just before the break in which Limerick scored 2-3 without reply, turned the game entirely in their …

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Jackie Tyrrell: I Don’t See Limerick Or Kilkenny In The Top Three

Kilkenny and Limerick face off against one another in Division 1A of the Allianz Hurling League this afternoon, and Jackie Tyrrell has added another layer to the conversation by claiming that neither team are in the top three in the country.  The All Ireland champions have been in impressive form since returning to action in 2019, beating both Wexford and …

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