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John Kiely: Limerick Have Answered All Who Questioned Team’s Desire

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Limerick manager John Kiely believes his side have now answered their critics who questioned their commitment following their success in 2018. The Treaty men were crowned Munster champions in LIT Gaelic Grounds on Sunday afternoon following a comprehensive 2-26 to 2-14 win over Tipperary. Kiely reinstalled key men Gearoid Hegarty, Declan Hannon, Cian Lynch and Graeme Mulcahy for the clash …

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Sean Finn: No Team Will Come Through Munster Unbeaten

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All Ireland winning corner-back Sean Finn maintains that no team will come through the Munster Championship unbeaten given the high level of competition within the province. Limerick begin their Munster campaign this weekend against Cork who are hurting following their loss to Tipperary in the opening round in Pairc Ui Chaoimh. The two sides played out a thrilling draw during …

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Corry’s Corner: Examining The False Dawn Of Munster Football

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July 31, 2016 The All-Ireland Senior Football Championship has reached the quarter-final stages with the first of two double-headers set to go down in Croke Park. The majority of the teams involved in the last eight are as expected apart from two glaring exceptions, Clare and Tipperary. Three of the eight quarter-finalists are indeed Munster counties and it could well …

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Derek McGrath Voices Support For The New Championship Structure But Suggests One Key Change

Dublin , Ireland - 13 August 2017; Waterford manager Derek McGrath during the GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship Semi-Final match between Cork and Waterford at Croke Park in Dublin. (Photo By Brendan Moran/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

2018 is sure to be an exciting year for the hurling championship as we see the biggest change in the sport since the introduction of the qualifiers. A round-robin system is being introduced for the provincial championships, meaning that the era of counties playing just two championship games in an entire season is over. Waterford manager Derek McGrath says that the …

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Waterford County Board Chairman Confirms Venue For Home Munster Championship Games


Following the announcement that the Munster and Leinster Hurling Championships will be played in a round-robin format in 2018, there has been speculation as to the suitability of Walsh Park in Waterford. While the likes of Semple Stadium, Gaelic Grounds and Páirc Uí Chaoimh are well equipped to host Munster Championship games, there were doubts over whether Walsh Park would …

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Nemo Rangers’ Perfect Storm Shocks All-Ireland Champions Dr Crokes

Nemo Rangers caused a huge shock with a win over Dr Crokes in the Munster Senior Club Football Championship final today in Páirc Uí Rinn, after a resounding display on Lee-side to win out 0-16 to 0-11. The Cork champions were rated as 3/1 outsiders by bookmakers in the run-up to the match, with most expecting the reigning All-Ireland champions to …

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Opinion: Mayo Will Have To Be At Their Best To Overcome Clare


After five years of breezing through the Connacht Championship, the men from the west, now have to navigate the back door for the second season in a row. The qualifier route gave fresh impetus to Mayo last season as they ran Dublin to the pin of their collar in an All-Ireland final that they should have won. However, it was …

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Donaghy To Start For Kerry In Munster Final Showdown Against Cork

GAA All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Semi-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 28/8/2016 Dublin vs Kerry Kerry's Kieran Donaghy Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Kerry have announced their team for the Munster Football final this weekend against Cork. The Kingdom, who are very much the favourites going into the clash, take on the Rebels at 2pm in Killarney this Sunday. The one major change manager Éamonn Fitzmaurice has made for the final is to bring in Kieran Donaghy in full-forward following his omission from the starting …

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Tipperary Vs Cork: The Three Key Men For Each Side

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On Sunday, the Munster Senior Hurling Championship will get underway and we look at the key players to look out for in the upcoming battle between Tipperary and Cork.  Undoubtedly, the beginning of the Munster Championship is a date that many GAA fans look forward to, but this year it is particularly interesting. The rivalry and history between Tipperary and …

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