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Offaly’s Brian Carroll Retires From Intercounty Hurling

Offaly star forward Brian Carroll has called time on his intercounty career, it has been confirmed this morning. The Coolderry man played with the Faithful for the last 14 seasons, and was recognised as one of the best hurlers in the country. It is undoubtedly one of the GAA’s finest cliches, but if Carroll was from a stronger hurling county, he …

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Pundit Arena End of Season Hurling Power Rankings

Another year, another winter Liam McCarthy will spend Noreside. For some counties, it was a positive summer, for others, it is very much a case of back to the drawing board. Here are the Pundit Arena end of season power rankings for hurling. As always, let us know your thoughts in the comment section below, or on our Facebook page. …

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The Six Day Issue That Won’t Go Away

Two years ago the GAA came up with the decision to split the qualifiers in two and do away with the six day turnaround for those teams who were beaten in a provincial final. This has worked very well, but the problem is still occurring in the early rounds as can be seen by the Offaly and Kildare game this …

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Joe Canning, Under-21 & Minor Huling, Qualifiers, Team News and More GAA Talking Points – 27th of June

Provincial Championships Dublin

Sean Cremin is here again with the regular round up of the week’s GAA news stories. ‘Anything You Can Do I Can Do Better’ Joe Canning must have singing the lyrics to this song to himself following his equalising score against Kilkenny. Galway drew level having trailed by nine points. They scored three goals and looked to have earned a dramatic draw. …

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Kilkenny v Offaly – Three Talking Points

Has Kilkenny’s golden era come to an end? No Tommy Walsh and no Henry Shefflin, albeit due to injury, means that this is a new look Cats side. Michael Fennelly moves to half forward, while Brian Kennedy, Pádraig Walsh and Mark Kelly make their championship debuts. The league triumph failed to paper over some underlying cracks, as clouds gather around …

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Leinster SHC Preview: Kilkenny v Offaly

The 2014 hurling championship is living up to its expectations already. Last weekend’s meetings of Limerick and Tipperary and then Laois and Galway did not disappoint the hurling public. Saturday’s meeting of Kilkenny and Offaly in Nowlan Park will be the first live championship game of Sky Sports coverage, and it will be an important meeting between the two counties. …

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