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Eoin Kelly: Players Would Die For A Munster Hurling Medal

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During his 14-year career, Tipperary great Eoin Kelly won five Munster Hurling Championship medals, the first coming in 2001 and the last in 2012.  His former county find themselves back in the provincial decider following a two-year absence and with Liam Sheedy back at the helm, Tipperary will be desperate to reclaim the Munster Cup. The task ahead of them …

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GAA Round-Up: Bittersweet Day For Both Wexford and Antrim

There was plenty of action across both codes on Saturday with teams up and down the country booking final spots while others packed their bags for another summer. Donegal defied most of the experts to swat aside the Tyrone challenge and book their spot in another Ulster final, while Patrick Horgan hit 1-12 for Cork in their facile win over …

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Cork Close Out Waterford’s Campaign With 13-Point Win

Cork 2-30 Waterford 2-17 Waterford travelled to Páirc Uí Chaoimh looking for their first championship win since beating Cork in the 2017 All-Ireland semi-final but it wasn’t to be as the Rebels came out with a 13-point victory. Patrick Horgan, who was named the PwC GAA/GPA Player of the Month for May, opened the scoring for Cork and to no …

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Complacency Not An Option For Cork Against Lowly Waterford

Cork know they can’t be complacent heading into Saturday night’s crunch Munster Championship clash with Waterford at Páirc Uí Chaoimh. Cork are coming off a huge win against Limerick while the Déise are currently at a low ebb, however, Patrick Horgan knows all too well that a good or bad performance could be right around the corner… for either side. …

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Spotlight: Alan Cadogan’s Classy Championship Comeback

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The Rebels were gone, finished, done for… Now, where have we heard that before? Limerick were heavily fancied going into their weekend meeting with John Meyler’s side. Not only were the All-Ireland champions making their 2019 bow in front a boisterous home crowd at the Gaelic Ground but Cork were put to the sword by Tipperary a week previous in …

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Limerick Name 14 Starters From All-Ireland Final For Cork Clash

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John Kiely has stayed faithful to the men who got Limerick over the line in last year’s All-Ireland final with 14 starters named in their line-up to take on Cork on Sunday. Seamus Flanagan is the one player to lose out as Peter Casey is named at right corner-forward with the in-form Aaron Gillane named at full-forward for Limerick. Graeme …

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Noel McGrath Still Feeds Off Buzz Of Tipperary-Cork Rivalry

There’s something special about hurling games between Tipperary and Cork. The fixture evokes memories of warm summer days, packed stadiums and deafening crowds. Players change, managers move on, yet the buzz from that rivalry still remains. Tipperary travel to Pairc Ui Chaoimh on Sunday for the first round of the Munster Championship and neither set of players will need any …

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The Forecast: Your Guide To This Weekend’s Sporting Action

We have another packed weekend of excellent sporting action coming up so let’s take a look at what’s ahead and what you should be tuning in to over the coming days, in association with RNLI.  Friday:  What? 2018 FIFA World Cup Group B: Portugal v Spain When?  Kick off time is 7 pm. Where? Fisht Stadium, Sochi. Where to watch? …

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Michael Ryan Makes Six Changes To Tipperary Team For Rebels Clash

Tipperary boss Michael Ryan has made six changes to his starting fifteen for Sunday’s Round 2 Munster Senior Hurling Championship clash with Cork at Semple Stadium. The Premier County were soundly beaten by Limerick in the opening round last weekend and many Tipperary supporters vented their frustration on social media for the team that Ryan put out. Ryan’s refusal to …

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Listen: Seán Óg O hAilpín Recalls When He Wanted To “Drop His Hurl And Hit” Dan Shanahan

National Hurling League 15/4/2007 Cork vs Waterford Cork's Sean Og O'hAilpin tackles Dan Shanahan of Waterford Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

The classic rivalry between the Cork and Waterford teams of the noughties provided us with many an epic battle.  The famed encounters between the teams, led on one side by the likes of Donal Óg Cusack, Diarmuid ‘The Rock’ O’Sullivan, Séan Óg O hAilpín, the O’Connor twins and Joe Deane, clashing against the might of Ken McGrath, Tony Browne, Paul …

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Distasteful Rumours Will Drive Tipperary On Insists Shane McGrath

GAA All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Final 5/9/2010 Kilkenny vs Tipperary Tipperary's Shane McGrath and manager Liam Sheedy celebrate with the Liam McCarthy trophy Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

Tipperary haven’t exactly set the championship alight so far this year like they did in 2016, but they are still in the hunt for September glory yet again.  The defending All-Ireland champions saw a drastic halt to the momentum they carried through to the beginning of 2017 from last year’s convincing Liam MacCarthy Cup triumph when they suffered a surprise …

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Massive Injury Concern For Clare Ahead Of All-Ireland Quarter-Final

Munster GAA Senior Hurling Championship Semi-Final, Semple Stadium, County Tipperary 4/6/2017 Limerick vs Clare Clare's David McInerney celebrates after the game with Jason McCarthy Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

Clare have been dealt an injury blow as they begin preparations for their All-Ireland quarter-final clash with Tipperary.  David McInerney strained his hamstring in training on Tuesday night and is now in a race against time to be fit for the July 22 meeting with the reigning All-Ireland champions, according to Club Clare. This news will come as a cause …

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