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Quiz: Name The Star-Studded Hurling Team Of 2018

All-Star 2018

Next up in our series of quizzes on the All-Star hurling teams of the last decade, it’s 2018 and a year Limerick hurling fans will never forget.  After 45 years of waiting, John Kiely’s side climbed the hallowed steps of the Hogan Stand after an incredible journey to the final which saw them beat, among others, Tipperary, Waterford, Kilkenny and …

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Quiz: Name The Eye-Catching All-Star Hurling Team Of 2013

Clare All-Star 2013

Next up in our series of quizzes of every All-Star team from the last decade, it’s 2013 and a year Clare hurling fans will never forget. It was a year of firsts, the year that went against the grain. Kilkenny were favourites to complete the three-in-a-row with Galway and Tipperary in hot pursuit. However, the provincial championships threw up more …

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Ranking The Top Contenders In Hurling With Break In Play

Unfortunately, hurling and Gaelic football are on hiatus and it’s looking more and more likely that the break will be extended due to Covid-19.  However, this break in play allows us an opportunity to step back and analyse who are the top contenders in hurling following what has been an interesting Allianz League group campaign. So here are the hurling …

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“Sport Will Lift The Spirits Of The Nation When It Comes Back”

John Kiely

Limerick manager John Kiely has said that his side will overcome the challenges posed by the outbreak of Covid-19 in Ireland while urging the public to heed the HSE’s warnings.  Last Friday, the GAA, Ladies Gaelic Football Association and Camogie Association released a joint statement banning all activity until March 29th at the earliest. However, the Limerick County Board have …

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Poll: Who Will Be Crowned All-Ireland Hurling Champions In 2020?

All-Ireland

The future of GAA in Ireland in 2020 is uncertain given the current impact Covid-19 has had on sporting events. However, we hope that we will have a smooth-running championship to look forward to this summer.  2019 was certainly filled with plenty of drama, from Waterford’s poor showing to Galway’s early exit to the tense semi-finals that saw Kilkenny and …

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Limerick And Waterford Make Wholesale Changes For League Battle

Limerick Waterford

Limerick manager John Kiely has made seven changes to his side for their crucial clash against Waterford in the final round of the Allianz Hurling League group stage.  The reigning league champions enjoyed an expected nine-point win over Westmeath last weekend leaving them unbeaten so far in this year’s competition and sitting top of the Group A table. However, Saturday’s repeat …

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GAA Announce Fixture Details For Rescheduled Hurling League Games

Allianz League fixtures

The GAA have announced the fixture details for the five Allianz Hurling League games that were postponed a fortnight ago due to weather conditions.  In Division 1, both Limerick v Waterford and Galway v Tipperary fell victim to Storm Dennis and were cancelled due to pitch flooding and high wind warnings. Limerick and Waterford currently sit top of the Division …

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Stars Return As Cork and Limerick Name Teams For League Showdown

Cork team Limerick

Cork manager Kieran Kingston has made five changes to the team who overcame a stubborn Westmeath side in Mullingar last week for their Allianz League clash with Limerick. The five returning players, Darragh Fitzgibbon, Robert Downey, Robbie O’Flynn, Mark Coleman and Shane Kingston, were all part of UCC’s triumphant team who won back-to-back Electric Ireland Fitzgibbon Cup titles earlier this …

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Talking Points From Exciting Weekend In Allianz Hurling League

Allianz League

Round two of the Allianz Hurling League threw up another entertaining weekend of action with plenty of talking points across Division 1. In Group A, Limerick beat Galway, Waterford cruised past Wexford, and Cork recorded their first victory against Tipperary in Pairc Ui Chaoimh. Meanwhile, in Group B, Kilkenny comprehensively overcame Carlow, Wexford fell to Clare on their home turf …

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QUIZ: Name Limerick Team From Defining 2018 League Win Over Galway

Limerick Galway

As we all know, 2018 was a historic year for the Limerick senior hurlers.  After a 45-year wait, Declan Hannon finally lifted the Liam MacCarthy Cup on behalf of the people of Limerick following their one-point victory over Galway in Croke Park. However, their upward trajectory began earlier that year with another memorable win over the Tribesmen. A 2-18 to …

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All The TV Details For Bumper Weekend In Allianz National Leagues

Allianz League TV

There’s another jam-packed weekend of GAA in-store and five Allianz Hurling and Football League games will be broadcast across three different providers. On Saturday, Dessie Farrell faces a tough first away trip to take on James Horan’s Mayo in Elverys MacHale Park at 7 pm. That game will be broadcast live on eir Sports 1 with coverage beginning at 6.30 …

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First Class Challenges: The Balancing Act Of College & GAA Commitments

college gaa

In association with  For an average student, college is an ongoing balancing act between studies, social lives and work. Add in GAA commitments and that balancing act becomes a lot more challenging.  University of Limerick student Ronan Lynch perfected that balance while completing his undergraduate degree in engineering, combining his studies with starring for his club Na Piarsaigh as well …

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Talking Points Following Intriguing First Round In Allianz Hurling League

Allianz League

The Allianz Hurling League returned with a bang this weekend with major wins for Limerick, Kilkenny and Waterford, among others. The action began sensationally on Saturday evening as Limerick snuck past Tipperary during a thrilling affair. Following that, Wexford impressed as they comprehensively overcame Laois. Meanwhile on Sunday, Kilkenny, Clare, Waterford and Galway all recorded wins to get their campaigns …

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Team News Ahead Of Exciting Opening Round In Allianz Hurling League

Allianz League

The Allianz Hurling League returns with a bang on Saturday evening as All-Ireland champions Tipperary welcome current league holders Limerick to Semple Stadium.  That clash takes place in the newly formed Division 1, Group A, while in Group B this evening, Wexford travel to Laois to face Eddie Brennan’s charges. On Sunday, Galway and Westmeath go head-to-head before Waterford and …

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