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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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John Meyler: Patrick Horgan Is One Of The Best Forwards In Hurling

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Cork manager John Meyler has name-checked Patrick Horgan as one of the best forwards in the country alongside TJ Reid and Joe Canning. The 31-year-old is Cork’s all-time top championship scorer and has been in top form in Munster so far, registering a combined total of 1-23 against Tipperary and Limerick. Meyler believes Horgan deserves huge credit for his contribution …

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Complacency Not An Option For Cork Against Lowly Waterford

Cork know they can’t be complacent heading into Saturday night’s crunch Munster Championship clash with Waterford at Páirc Uí Chaoimh. Cork are coming off a huge win against Limerick while the Déise are currently at a low ebb, however, Patrick Horgan knows all too well that a good or bad performance could be right around the corner… for either side. …

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“I’m Not Interested Unless It’s Something To Do With Cork”

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The demands of inter-county hurling are continually increasing as teams seek to obtain that extra 1% which could prove the difference between winning and losing.  The sport is almost unrecognisable to how it was played 20 years ago. Players must commit a considerable amount of time to the sport – training, recovery, preparation, nutrition and strength and conditioning – it’s …

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Horgan & Reilly Scoop GAA Player Of The Month Accolades

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Cavan’s Martin Reilly and Cork’s Partick Horgan both received the PWC GAA/GPA Player Of The Month awards for May after a string of impressive performances. Reilly, who took home the footballer of the month award, was instrumental for Cavan as they secured their first Ulster championship win over Monaghan in 18 years in the quarter-final as his crucial first-half goal …

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“I Don’t Have The Skill Of Hoggy Or Lehane” – Walsh Happy In Worker Role

Aidan Walsh was the only change to the Cork full-forward line on Sunday in Limerick from their Munster Championship opener against Tipperary seven days earlier, replacing Shane Kingston. He was the only forward not to score and yet his contribution was vital in winning clean possession from puck-outs, something Cork struggled to do in Pairc Ui Chaoimh, and making himself …

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Diarmuid O’Sullivan: “Cork Will Win An All Ireland In This Decade”

Cork hurling legend, Diarmuid O’Sullivan believes that Patrick Horgan deserves more respect for his contribution to Cork hurling and is adamant that the Glen Rovers man will win all All Ireland medal before he retires.  The Paddy Power GAA Ambassador was speaking at an event prior to his county’s All Ireland semi-final encounter with Limerick. O’Sullivan is adamant that Horgan deserves to be recognised …

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Horgan And Walsh Take Player Of The Month Awards For June

Patrick Horgan has been awarded the PwC GAA/GPA Hurler of the Month for June following his display for Cork in the Munster Championship. The Glen Rovers man scored 0-11 in a sensational performance in the final against Clare to bring his tally to 1-42 for in his provincial campaign. The 30 year-old will be a key figure for the Rebels …

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Ranking The Top Five All-Ireland Hurling Finals Of The Decade So Far

In the first decade after the turn of the millennium we witnessed many one-sided All-Ireland finals. This was mainly due to the fact that Kilkenny were so dominant. Luckily, the last number of years have provided some absolute classics. However, due to a slight regression in Kilkenny’s form in recent years, the last few years have seen more competitive deciders. The emergence …

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Top Five Performers From Waterford’s Victory Over Cork

It is still hard to catch one’s breath after the conclusion of yet another captivating chapter in the Cork versus Waterford book. This time the victory was for the Déise in arguably the biggest game of all between the two. Waterford were emphatic as the game approached the final straight. They took advantage to the extreme as they outscored 3-8 …

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