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Offaly Shock Pat Gilroy And Dublin With Comprehensive Croke Park Win

Brian Barry reports from Croke Park… Pat Gilroy’s first League game as Dublin manager saw his side pitted against Offaly this evening at Croke Park, as the Dubs aimed to kick off their Allianz National Hurling League campaign with a win. However, a spirited Offaly side hadn’t read the script, as bookmakers and punters alike had written them off. The …

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Ten Of The Greatest Matches In The History Of The Allianz Leagues

Allianz League

Allianz are entering their 26th year as title sponsor of the National Hurling and Football Leagues. With the condensed format in 2018, it promises to be a more competitive campaign than ever before. Here, we take a look at some of the greatest games we’ve witnessed in the Leagues down through the years. Football Kerry 0-20 Dublin 1-16 (2017) The …

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Does The Back-Door Route Suit This Tipperary Side?

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

After a shock defeat in their championship opener, Tipperary have regrouped and are still standing. With this in mind, we have to ask, does the back-door route suit this Tipperary side?  The obvious statistic here is that Tipperary’s two most recent All-Ireland titles have come via both routes. They overcame Kilkenny via the back-door in 2010 and took the direct …

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Offaly Hurling Once Again Searching For New Manager

The Offaly hurlers are once again searching for a new manager after Kevin Ryan stepped down. The Waterford native spent just one year in charge of the Faithful County.  After yet another disappointing year for Offaly hurling, their county board will be in need of a new manager. This comes after Eamonn Kelly resigned after just one year in charge …

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Pundit Arena Hurling Power Rankings 2017: Round 7

Hurling

With just five games to go in the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship, we take a look at the latest pecking order as the race for the Liam MacCarthy Cup turns for home. 1. Galway (no change) The Tribesmen continued to impress in the Leinster final, as they upped it a gear in the second half to blow Wexford away with …

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Former Offaly Boss Learns Of Sacking In Cruelest Possible Way

Pat Flanagan’s tenure as Offaly senior football manager came to an end when his side lost to Cavan in the first round of qualifiers.  Despite giving the Division 1 team a tough outing before ending on the wrong end of a four-point defeat, there was cause for optimism in the Faithful County. However, at a county board meeting this week, …

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Three GAA Bets To Consider Ahead Of The Weekend’s Action

The first round of the football qualifiers start this weekend and we have all your GAA Betting needs covered! With action also in the Leinster and Ulster championships, there are plenty of opportunities to make a few quid this weekend. Using a 1-5 rating system, with one being a risky bet and five being a certainty, we have our top …

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