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Tipperary Weather Wexford Comeback In Pulsating Contest

Brian Barry reports from Semple Stadium, Thurles where Tipperary saw off Wexford on a scoreline of 3-21 to 1-21. The Davy Fitzgerald revolution rocked on to Thurles this evening, as the unbeaten Yellowbellies faced their toughest test of the year to date as they took on Tipperary in their backyard. The Premier bounced back from an opening day defeat in …

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Five Talking Points Ahead Of The Weekend’s National League Action

With a weekend schedule dominated by hurling, we take a look at the talking points ahead of what promises to be another cracking round of Allianz National League action. Davy’s springtime revolution faces its toughest test yet Davy Fitzgerald has only lost one National Hurling League game as Wexford manager, and that was against Tipperary in last year’s semi-final. Tonight, they …

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Ten Of The Greatest Matches In The History Of The Allianz Leagues

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Allianz are entering their 26th year as title sponsor of the National Hurling and Football Leagues. With the condensed format in 2018, it promises to be a more competitive campaign than ever before. Here, we take a look at some of the greatest games we’ve witnessed in the Leagues down through the years. Football Kerry 0-20 Dublin 1-16 (2017) The …

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Mícheal Donoghue Admits Relief To Finally Banish ‘Chokers’ Tag

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After being without a doubt the number one team in the country all year, Galway were crowned All-Ireland champions after a three-point over Waterford.  After winning league and Leinster titles in 2017, the Tribesmen completed the clean sweep with an impressive display – scoring 0-26 in the process. However, having lost finals in both 2012 and 2015, some people questioned …

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Both Tipperary And Galway Make Changes Ahead Of Sunday’s Clash

Dublin , Ireland - 14 August 2016; Cathal Mannion of Galway in action against Brendan Maher and John McGrath of Tipperary during the GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship Semi-Final game between Galway and Tipperary at Croke Park, Dublin. (Photo By Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

Both Michael Ryan and Micheal Donoghue have made changes ahead of Sunday’s clash. There are two changes to the Tipperary side while Galway make just one alteration. After heavy criticism was directed towards Tipperary’s defence following their victory over Clare, it’s not surprising that both changes come in this sector of the field. Darren Gleeson returns to the side once …

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Tipperary v Galway: Combined XV Ahead Of Sunday’s Clash

Seamus Callanan Tipperary Galway

Hurling fans have been licking their lips all week as Tipperary and Galway do battle this Sunday. This is the fourth year in a row that we’ve seen this fixture and we’re yet to be disappointed. Ahead of the game, we select a combined XV between the two sides. Galway have been favourites for this year’s championship for quite some …

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Pundit Arena Hurling Power Rankings 2017: Round 7

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With just five games to go in the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship, we take a look at the latest pecking order as the race for the Liam MacCarthy Cup turns for home. 1. Galway (no change) The Tribesmen continued to impress in the Leinster final, as they upped it a gear in the second half to blow Wexford away with …

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Managers Split Over Proposed Hurling Championship Restructure

Leinster GAA Senior Hurling Championship Final, Croke Park, Dublin 3/7/2016 Kilkenny vs Galway Galway Manager Michael Donoghue Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

With the GAA season in full swing, most observers are engrossed in the action on the field. With the likes of Wexford, Galway and Cork lighting up the championship, 2017 is shaping up to be a memorable race for the Liam MacCarthy Cup. However, never far away from people’s lips is the discussion over championship restructure. After Congress introduced the …

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Pundit Arena Hurling Power Rankings 2017: Round 6

With all teams up and running in the race for the Liam McCarthy Cup, we take a look at the latest pecking order in hurling. 1. Galway (no change) The Tribesmen are All-Ireland favourites, and justifiably so after the demolitions of Dublin and Offaly. The men in maroon have a physicality which is telling, while clutch players such as Daithí Burke, David …

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Galway Star Ruled Out For The Season

Leinster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Quarter-Final, O'Connor Park, Tullamore, County Offaly 28/5/2017 Galway vs Dublin Galway’s Paul Killeen down injured

The injury suffered to Galway’s Paul Killeen against Dublin at the weekend has turned out to be as bad as first feared. The corner-back left the field during the Tribesmen’s during the emphatic 2-28 to 1-17 win against Dublin in Tullamore in Sunday’s Leinster SHC quarter-final, and while the victory was something to savour it has come at a considerable …

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The Evolution Of Joe Canning

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A Final, Gaelic Grounds, Limerick 23/4/2017 Galway vs Tipperary Galway's Joe Canning Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

Ever since his arrival on the senior inter-county hurling scene in 2008, Joe Canning has been a consistent topic of discussion. Over the years we have seen an evolution of Canning’s style of play. His was perhaps one of the most anticipated debuts in the history of the game. A household name in the sport ever before lining out for …

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