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Name Every Hurling Championship Top Scorer Of The Last 30 Years

championship scorers

In our latest hurling quiz, we are asking you to name the top scorers of every All-Ireland Hurling Championship since 1990. You will have six minutes to name each hurler. As usual, you do not have to include the players’ surnames, first names will suffice. As a hint, we have included the county each sharpshooter represented. You may notice that …

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Poll: Choose Combined Limerick-Cork XV From 2019 Starting Teams

Cork Limerick

With the future of the 2020 championship looking uncertain, we’re keeping ourselves occupied by reliving last year’s highly-entertaining hurling season. On this day last year, Cork traveled to the home of the All-Ireland champions knowing that defeat wasn’t an option following their opening-round loss to Tipperary in Pairc Ui Chaoimh. This was Limerick’s first game of the championship and despite …

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Quiz: Name The Iconic Hurling Team Of The Century

Team of the century

Can you name all 15 members of the legendary Hurling Team of the Century? This team was selected in 1984 as part of the GAA’s centenary year celebrations and is comprised of the best hurlers to feature throughout the 1900s. Six counties are represented on the Team of the Century and the players’ county is named as a hint in …

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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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