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Tipperary Take Exemplary Approach To Managing Fitzgibbon Cup Workload

Tipperary’s season is well and truly up and running, as they recorded their second consecutive win of the Allianz National Hurling League on Saturday evening. Victories over Waterford and Wexford leave the Premier in a solid position in Division 1A, as they look towards the final two games. Next Sunday, they head to Nowlan Park to face Kilkenny, and there’s …

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Davy Fitzgerald: Clare Will Want To Perform Against Me

Davy Fitzgerald Clare

Wexford encountered their first hiccup of the year on Saturday evening as a strong Tipperary performance saw the Yellowbellies head home from Thurles empty-handed. However, such is the nature of Division 1A, Davy Fitzgerald’s side don’t have too much time to lick their wounds as the games are coming thick and fast. Next up is a mouthwatering tie with Clare. …

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Tipperary Weather Wexford Comeback In Pulsating Contest

Brian Barry reports from Semple Stadium, Thurles where Tipperary saw off Wexford on a scoreline of 3-21 to 1-21. The Davy Fitzgerald revolution rocked on to Thurles this evening, as the unbeaten Yellowbellies faced their toughest test of the year to date as they took on Tipperary in their backyard. The Premier bounced back from an opening day defeat in …

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Five Talking Points Ahead Of The Weekend’s National League Action

With a weekend schedule dominated by hurling, we take a look at the talking points ahead of what promises to be another cracking round of Allianz National League action. Davy’s springtime revolution faces its toughest test yet Davy Fitzgerald has only lost one National Hurling League game as Wexford manager, and that was against Tipperary in last year’s semi-final. Tonight, they …

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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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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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Ranking The Top Five All-Ireland Hurling Semi-Finals Since 2000

Tipperary John O'Dwyer celebrates his goal 14/8/2016

It’s safe the say that ranking this down to a Top Five was a challenge. Thirty-seven All-Ireland semi-finals have taking place since the turn of the millennium, with fifteen of these truly falling under the ‘great game of hurling’ category. Croke Park has seen lots of drama unfold over the last eighteen seasons and here are our favourite five games …

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Both Tipperary And Galway Make Changes Ahead Of Sunday’s Clash

Dublin , Ireland - 14 August 2016; Cathal Mannion of Galway in action against Brendan Maher and John McGrath of Tipperary during the GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship Semi-Final game between Galway and Tipperary at Croke Park, Dublin. (Photo By Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

Both Michael Ryan and Micheal Donoghue have made changes ahead of Sunday’s clash. There are two changes to the Tipperary side while Galway make just one alteration. After heavy criticism was directed towards Tipperary’s defence following their victory over Clare, it’s not surprising that both changes come in this sector of the field. Darren Gleeson returns to the side once …

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Could Jonathan Glynn Become The Story Of This GAA Weekend?

GAA Hurling All Ireland Senior Championship Quarter-Final, Semple Stadium, Thurles, Tipperary 26/7/2015.Cork vs Galway.Galway's Jonathan Glynn.Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

Sport loves an unsung hero or a surprise package. In hurling terms Shane O’Donnell is the name that springs to many people’s minds. He wasn’t a complete unknown to all, having scored goals against Waterford, Wexford and Laois earlier that season, but his 3-3 haul in the 2013 All-Ireland hurling final replay is what he is remembered for. The fairytale …

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Tipperary Coming Into Form At The Right Time Ahead Of Galway Battle

Defending champions Tipperary come into this Sunday’s All-Ireland semi-final as underdogs as they prepare to do battle with Leinster champions, Galway. The sides last met in April in the National League final in Limerick, where the Tribesmen ran out 3-21 to 0-14 winners. Hurling followers expected a backlash from the Premier as they entered the Munster Championship, however, Tipp’s defence …

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Tipperary v Galway: Combined XV Ahead Of Sunday’s Clash

Seamus Callanan Tipperary Galway

Hurling fans have been licking their lips all week as Tipperary and Galway do battle this Sunday. This is the fourth year in a row that we’ve seen this fixture and we’re yet to be disappointed. Ahead of the game, we select a combined XV between the two sides. Galway have been favourites for this year’s championship for quite some …

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