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Michael Fennelly Appointed Offaly Hurling Manager

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Offaly GAA have confirmed that they are recommending former Kilkenny captain Michael Fennelly as the new manager of the Faithful County. The eight-time All-Ireland winner with Kilkenny has been recommended by the Management Committee for a two-year term with the option for a third year. A statement from the Offaly county board reads: “The aim of this appointment is to …

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GAA Round-Up: Galway Out & Offaly Relegated In Crazy Day Of Hurling

Wow… What a crazy day of hurling. Offaly’s clash with Kerry in the Joe McDonagh Cup was being hailed as the most important game in the Faithful County’s history. Unfortunately, a two-point loss means they drop into hurling’s third tier next season. In other shock news from around the hurling world. Dublin’s win over Galway coupled with Wexford and Kilkenny’s …

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GAA Stock Watch: Seamus Harnedy’s Petulance Pays A Price

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A hectic weekend in the Allianz Hurling League saw a lot of the counties fates sealed ahead of next year’s league campaign.  With the leagues restructuring for the 2020 season, this year’s campaign meant that counties were fighting to remain in Division 1 ahead of next year. The GAA today announced a whopping 20-game fixture list for Saturday as the …

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Allianz Hurling League Winners & Losers From The Weekend

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Normal service resumed in the Allianz Hurling League after the last week’s fixtures were thrown into chaos following some typically horrible Irish weather. In what was a fantastic weekend for the ‘small ball’, fans were treated to some epic encounters as we learnt the fates of some teams battling it out for both relegation and promotion. In the marquee game …

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Allianz Hurling League Talking Points Heading Into this Weekend

The Allianz Hurling League returns this weekend with a full round of fixtures following a rain-soaked Sunday forced the cancellation of a number of key games last weekend. The fixture list has been thrown into chaos after last week’s weather mishap meaning that this weekend will see a number of Round Five ties played, as well as the first of …

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Week In GAA: Hurling Fixture Chaos & Healy Defects To Mourneabbey

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Footballers around the country get a moment to relax this week as the Allianz Football League goes into hibernation, meanwhile, the hurling takes centre-stage, but not the quarter-final ties as originally planned.  Here is the pick of the news from around the GAA world this week. ___ Allianz Hurling League Fixture Crisis. On Monday, the GAA announced that last weekend’s …

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Four Key Players In Round Two Of The Allianz Football League

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The runners and riders are off to the races in the Allianz Football League, and you can expect that after this weekend all four divisions will begin to take shape.  Last week saw an inspired double substitution lead Monaghan to victory over Dublin, a resurgent Mayo side welcome back James Horan with a hard-fought win in terrible conditions, and Westmeath …

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Offaly’s New Centre Of Excellence Looks Absolutely Incredible

Today Offaly GAA are hosting an open day for their brand new centre of excellence, ‘Faithful Fields.’  It has been long argued that the Faithful County need a top-class training centre to help bridge the gap between themselves and the rest of the country, in both hurling and football. Since the turn of the millennium, Offaly have failed to secure …

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Former Taoiseach Called In To Help Solve Offaly Hurling Crisis

It isn’t news that Offaly hurling is in a bad place at the moment, and unfortunately for the Faithful, 2017 didn’t improve matters. While they did beat Westmeath to ensure that they would avoid the minefield that is the Leinster qualifier group in 2018, they suffered two heavy defeats in their subsequent outings against Galway and Waterford in the qualifiers. …

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