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Dominant Second Half Sees Tipperary Secure Huge Win In Thurles Over Waterford

Tipperary 1-20 Waterford 1-11 Joel Slattery reports from Semple Stadium, Thurles A dominant second half display was enough for Tipperary as they got their first win of the 2018 Allianz League with an impressive victory over Waterford. After falling away towards the end against Clare last time out, this performance will have delighted Michael Ryan as Jason Forde led the charge. …

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Watch: Tommy Walsh Pays Passionate Tribute To Efforts Of Cork & Kilkenny During Thrilling League Clash

Cork and Kilkenny played out an enthralling encounter at Páirc Uí Chaoimh on Saturday evening.  John Meyler’s side overcame the visitors on a scoreline of 1-24 to 0-24 in the newly developed stadium which was a fitting performance for the Rebels’ first appearance at the famous theatre. It is the first time Cork have beaten the Cats in the National …

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Poll: Who Will Win The Allianz National Hurling League?

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A Final, Gaelic Grounds, Limerick 23/4/2017 Galway vs Tipperary Galway captain David Burke celebrates with the Division 1 trophy Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

The Allianz National Hurling League is nearly upon us, as a feast of inter-county hurling is set to envelop the spring. Reigning League and All-Ireland champions Galway are still in Division 1B, after losing to Wexford on the second week last year. They will be battling it out with Limerick, Dublin, Offaly, Laois and Antrim in the coming weeks, as they aim to …

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Micheal Donoghue Defends Galway League Final Homecoming

Galway manager Micheal Donoghue has defended his Galway side’s decision to have a homecoming following their league final victory. The Galway manager sees nothing wrong with the homecoming held at St Thomas’ GAA club following their victory over Tipperary in April. Speaking to the Irish Examiner, Donoghue refuted claims that it was unnecessary. “When you read something in the paper… …

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Galway’s Comprehensive Win Over Tipperary Has Surprised Everyone

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A Final, Gaelic Grounds, Limerick 23/4/2017 Galway vs Tipperary Tipperary's Darren Gleeson saves a shot from Jason Flynn of Galway Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

Tipperary are expected in some quarters to go on and win another All-Ireland this year, but the Premier County were certainly brought back down to earth by Galway on Sunday and will need to now reassess ahead of the Munster Championship.  Going in six points ahead at half-time Galway were expected to experience some form of pushback from Tipp but …

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National Hurling League: Five Standout Players Of The Weekend

With another National Hurling League weekend just about coming to an end, we assess some of the standout performances.  Across the weekend, we were presented with some unbelievable, passionate and entertaining games of hurling. From a palpitating performance by two of our countries best in Thurles to the complete demolition of Laois in Division 1b, certainly, this weekend’s hurling action further highlighted …

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What Can Wexford, Galway And Limerick Gain From This Weekend’s Games?

2017 Allianz Hurling Leagues Launch, Croke Park, Dublin 6/2/2017 In attendance at the 2017 Allianz Hurling League Launch in Croke Park are Cian Dillon of Clare, Davy Fitzgerald of Wexford and John Kiely of Limerick. This year, Allianz celebrates 25 years of sponsoring the Allianz Leagues. Visit www.allianz.ie for more information Wexford Manager Davy Fitgerald Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

The lack of competitiveness in Division 1B is a big issue in this year’s National Hurling League, with a plethora of one-sided games having dominating the second tier. Out of 15 matches in the round-robin phase of the competition, it only looked like three would be relevant to the promotion race. However, with Wexford’s opening wins over Limerick and Galway, the …

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