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Michael Ryan Drops Big Name Ahead Of Dublin Clash

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A, Pairc Ui Rinn, Co. Cork 26/3/2017 Cork vs Tipperary Tipperary manager Michael Ryan Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

During the week, Eoin Kelly predicted that Michael Ryan may drop some big names this weekend. The Tipp boss has done just that by making two changes, although it’s not the alteration many expected. Dangerous forward Noel McGrath has been left out of the side. The Premier have struggled massively for form recently. After trouncing Wexford in this year’s league …

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Ger Loughnane Has Serious Reservations About Tipperary’s Ability To Build A Legacy

Ger Loughnane Tipperary

Following last September’s All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship final, many question marks were raised about both Kilkenny and Tipperary. The Cats have wintered, licking their wounds, but many are anticipating that they may have to undergo a transitional period before Liam McCarthy will go back to the Noreside. Meanwhile, the Premier have been bigged up, as they embark on the quest …

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Tipperary Stars Included As Ireland Squad Named For Hurling/Shinty International

GAA All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Final, Croke Park, Dublin 4/9/2016 Kilkenny vs Tipperary Kilkenny's Conor Fogarty with Noel McGrath and John OÕDwyer of Tipperary Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

Ireland will take on Scotland this weekend in the annual hurling/shinty match. The game will take place in Inverness on Saturday. Tipperary have three representatives on the side; Michael Breen, John McGrath and Noel McGrath. The trio were central to the Premier’s All-Ireland success in 2016. Shane Dooley of Offaly is also included, as is Laois’ Cha Dwyer. Continue reading …

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2010 Vs 2016: Which Was The Better Tipperary Team?

GAA All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Final 5/9/2010 Kilkenny vs Tipperary Lar Corbett of Tipp scores his sides second goal despite a hurley being thrown in his direction Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer bestof2010

As the dust settles on a remarkable All-Ireland Hurling Championship victory for Tipperary, there are obvious parallels to the team of 2010. Six years ago, the Premier stopped the ‘Drive for Five’, and looked set to dominate the hurling landscape for years to come. The questions now being raised are whether the class of 2016 can achieve what Lar Corbett …

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All-Ireland Final – Tipperary Vs Kilkenny: Three Key Battles

We continue our build-up to the All-Ireland Hurling Championship final between Tipperary and Kilkenny on Sunday with a look at some of the key battlegrounds where the game may be won and lost. _____ Colin Fennelly vs James Barry Fennelly and Barry have been two of the championship’s real stars this year. Something will have to give if/when the pair …

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All-Ireland Hurling Final: The Combined Tipperary/Kilkenny XV

It’s finally All-Ireland hurling final week. With just six days to go until the big one next Sunday, Pundit Arena will be building up to the match every day between now and then. To kick things off this Monday, we look at a combined team. If Tipperary and Kilkenny were the one county, what would the starting XV look like? Of …

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Tipperary: Who Will Help Them To Gain Revenge For 2015?

GAA Hurling All Ireland Senior Championship Semi-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 16/8/2015.Tipperary vs Galway.TipperaryÕs Padraic Maher.Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

Tipperary face Galway in the second All-Ireland Hurling Semi-Final on Sunday. At this point last year, Tipp were caught by the same opposition. Having impressed through Munster this year, Tipp look to be in a good position to gain revenge for last years loss.  1. Padraic Maher This is the man who sums up the Tipperary hurlers. Playing well, Maher …

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Twitter Reacts To Tipperary’s Munster Final Victory

Munster GAA Senior Hurling Championship Final, Gaelic Grounds, Limerick 10/7/2016 Waterford vs Tipperary John McGrath of Tipperary celebrates scoring a goal Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

Tipperary hammered Waterford in the Munster hurling final today. They now march on to the All-Ireland semi-final while the Deise must head for the quarter-final stage. Everybody hoped for a classic encounter. Conditions may not have helped but Waterford completely fell flat as the Premier ran riot. A hat-trick for John McGrath, another goal for Michael Breen accompanied with complete …

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