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Tomás Mulcahy Wants To Manage Cork

Has Tomás Mulcahy thrown his hat into the ring Tomás Mulcahy told RTÉ’s different class that he would like to manage Cork ‘some day’. The three time All Ireland winner has worked as a selector with the Cork under 21 team and previously managed his own club, Glen Rovers, before taking the reigns at Waterford’s Lismore. Mulcahy has been previously linked with …

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Watch Limerick’s Cian Lynch Subtle Skills In Their Victory Over Clare

Before this weekend clash between Tipperary and Limerick, take a look at Cian Lynch’s piece of skill In anticipation of this weekend’s game between Limerick and Tipperary, we just need to remind ourselves how good this 19 year old is. Lynch was captain of the Limerick team that reached last year’s All Ireland minor final. Despite losing out to Kilkenny, Lynch was …

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The Munster Championship…A Competition Apart

Limerick and Tipperary will renew their rivalry this weekend in what is looking like the most competitive Munster Championship in some time. With the summer sunshine looking to provide the backdrop to this Sunday’s Munster Hurling Championship semi-final between Limerick and Tipperary in the Gaelic Grounds, news that it will be a sell out should come as no surprise. From the first …

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The Bennett Brothers Story That Makes Waterford’s Weekend Win So Much Sweeter

Between hip injuries and studies, the Bennetts, Stephen and Shane came through Waterford’s battle against Cork with flying colours on Sunday. Waterford hurling is on a high after Sunday’s fantastic victory over Cork. Both Stephen and Shane Bennett had significant roles to play and both have different stories behind their appearances in Thurles yesterday. Along with their brother Kieran, Stephen and Shane made …

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Championship Countdown #3: Munster Hurling Championship

A lot of the provincial championships are now underway for 2015 and next up is possibly the most eagerly anticipated one of all, the Munster Hurling Championship. Five teams will all set out with aspirations of lifting the crown and it promises to be a cracking campaign. _____ Last year’s Munster campaign was full of surprises. Limerick shocked Tipperary by …

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Munster Hurling XV of the Half Decade (2010 – 2014)

As we are halfway through the current decade, we felt it was time to pick a team comprised of the best Munster hurlers of the last five years.  In order to maintain the right balance, we took into account what each player’s respective county achieved in the Munster championship and the All-Ireland series during his playing period. So here it is; the Munster Hurling XV …

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GAA: Are The Banner On Course For Relegation?


After three losses in a row, in Division 1B Hurling is very real possibility for Clare should they succumb to the Dubs this weekend.  Losses to Galway, Cork and Tipperary, and a disappointing 2014 campaign have left many people thinking that something has gone badly wrong with a the team full of talented young players. Has this Clare side really …

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3 Exciting Clashes In Next Year’s Hurling Championship

The dust has barely settled on the 2014 Senior Hurling Championship but already the GAA are preparing for next year’s campaign and there’s good reason to be excited. Ashling Dalton previews three of the most eagerly awaited clashes from the draw for next year’s championship.  The draws in both hurling and Gaelic football were made last Thursday night and it is safe …

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3 Counties That Had A Say In The Seasons Of Kilkenny & Tipperary

Kilkenny and Tipperary clash this weekend in the eagerly anticipated All Ireland Hurling Final. Ashling Dalton discusses three counties that played a part in the teams’ path to the final. The Tuesday before the Sunday. The calm before the storm. Call it what you like, talk of the All-Ireland hurling final between Kilkenny and Tipperary will grip the country this week …

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In Hurling, Momentum Is Everything

Cork’s capitulation on Sunday at the hands of Tipperary had both management and pundits alike scratching their heads. Where did it all go wrong for the Rebels? The Premier are not ten points better than their southern rivals. Proven players at this level flopped for Jimmy Barry-Murphy’s side, with basic errors and inaccurate shooting letting down the team. So did …

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Top Performers From The Weekend’s Hurling Action

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Here is an in-depth look at some of the top performers from this weekend’s hurling action. Once again there was a jam packed schedule of GAA action as we head into the business end of the summer. The Munster hurling and Connaught football honours were up for grabs, as well as All-Ireland qualifying games in both codes. John Ivory ranks the …

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Reinventing The GAA’s Wheel

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The 2013 All-Ireland Football Championship was labelled as one of the most exciting in recent memory with Dublin winning their 24th Sam Maguire. Despite the exhilarating nature of the championship with the emergence of teams such as Donegal and Mayo as genuine challengers in recent years, calls have been made within GAA circles for a possible restructure of the Championship …

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Cork v Clare – Three Talking Points


Cork and Clare fight it out in Thurles on Sunday for a place in this year’s Munster Final. In what is a repeat of last year’s epic All Ireland Final and subsequent replay, Brian Barry is here to discuss the three main talking points. Will the match practice stand to Cork? It is fair to say that it took a while for the …

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