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High Profile Stars Fall On Differing Sides In The Ulster Hurling Debate

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Talks have once again intensified around the possible formation of an Ulster hurling team fit to compete for an All-Ireland senior title. At present, no Ulster counties compete for the Liam MacCarthy cup with Antrim having been relegated from the Leinster hurling championship in 2015. For years, concerns have been expressed around the sport’s lack of growth in certain parts …

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The Best Current Hurlers Never To Win An All-Ireland Medal

Legendary players of the game have unfortunately retired without winning one of the most sought after prizes, an All-Ireland medal. It’s a cruel consequence of sport that the likes of Ken McGrath, Ciaran Carey and Ollie Canning retired without having ever lifted the Liam MacCarthy Cup through no fault of their own. Last month, we brought you an updated list …

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GAA Stock Watch: Neil McManus’ Punditry Debut A Breath Of Fresh Air

An intriguing weekend of GAA action across both codes. Munster Hurling again failed to ignite and was completely overshadowed by Galway and Kilkenny’s game for the ages in Leinster.¬† Cavan ended an 18-year barren run by reaching the Ulster final following a classic encounter with Armagh while Donegal flipped the script to down Tyrone and qualify alongside them. Meanwhile, Dublin …

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Neil McManus: “The Old Casement Was Decrepit.. It Was Brilliant”

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Cushendall star, Neil McManus insists that the home of Antrim hurling, Casement Park, needs to be restored to its former glory in order for the sport to grow in the county. The once formidable ground has been lying idle since 2013 when it was closed for a major 38,000 seater refurbishment, which was granted planning permission in February¬†2014. However, it …

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