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Stand Tickets Sold Out As Replay Chaos Continues

There have been scenes of absolute chaos ahead of Sunday’s All Ireland semi-final replay between Galway and Clare as fans attempt to purchase tickets for the eagerly awaited showdown in Thurles.  The GAA confirmed that the replay between the two teams would take place in Semple Stadium in Thurles in the hours that followed their first meeting, a thrilling contest that …

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Late Morrissey Super Strike Sees Limerick Clinch Victory Over Kilkenny

Kilkenny 1-22 Limerick 0-27 Limerick have secured their first win over Kilkenny since 1973 after a thrilling encounter in Semple Stadium this afternoon. Kilkenny’s strategy of moving TJ Reid to full-forward paid dividends in the opening stages as the Ballyhale Shamrocks man caused havoc among a full back line that struggled in the Munster semi-final against Clare. His battle with Seán …

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Preview: Who Will Take The Last Hurling Semi-Final Spot?

It’s the battle of two extremely proud hurling counties today in Thurles as Limerick and Kilkenny battle it out for a place in this year’s All Ireland semi-final. We take a look at some of the key issues ahead of the 2pm throw-in. What has changed since last year’s encounter? Kilkenny and Limerick played out a thrilling game in Nowlan …

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Cork Comeback Denies Clare In A Munster Final Classic

Cork 2-24 Clare 3-19 Cork emerged as victors from an epic battle in Thurles that saw the Munster final level on seven occasions. The crowd in Semple Stadium created an atmosphere worthy of the occasion on the first Sunday in July and the teams of Cork and Clare played their part to ensure a Munster final classic hotter than the …

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Opinion: Dublin Hurlers’ Needless Away Game To Tipperary Is Nothing Short Of A Farce

Following the results of Saturday evening, Dublin, Tipperary, Kilkenny and Waterford won through to the second round of the All-Ireland Hurling Championship qualifiers. In recent times, this round of games have been held at a neutral venue, most often as a double-header in Semple Stadium, Thurles. The one exception to this rule was in 2014, when Tipperary were in the round …

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Hurling Venue Turmoil As Dublin Blast Tipperary Home Advantage And Páirc Uí Chaoimh Opener In Doubt

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Dublin face Tipperary in the All-Ireland Hurling Championship qualifiers this Saturday, in what was billed as a neutral venue. However, it has been decided that the tie, which is part of a double-header with Kilkenny vs Waterford, will take place in Semple Stadium, Thurles. Dublin county board chairman Sean Shanley vented his fury at the decision, as reported in the …

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Four In-Form Players To Watch During Sunday’s Hurling Quarter-Finals

Munster Under 21 Hurling Championship Semi-Final, Walsh Park, Waterford 13/7/2016 Waterford vs Clare Waterford manager Sean Power congratulates Shane Bennett as he is replaced late in the game Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

If you want to be anywhere this Sunday afternoon, it has to be Thurles. Semple Stadium will host two All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship quarter-finals for 2016, with Wexford v Waterford and Galway v Clare the games on show. Whether you’re going to Thurles or watching the games on TV, this article will pin-point some key players to watch. _____ Shane Bennett Waterford’s Shane …

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Triple Header Confirmed For Thurles This Weekend

Thurles Munster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Semi-Final, Semple Stadium, Tipperary 7/6/2015 Waterford vs Cork Cork supporters watch the action from the terrace Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

After the draw was made this morning for the second round of the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship qualifiers, Clare are set to face Limerick while Cork play Wexford. The GAA have announced that these two games will be part of a triple header in Semple Stadium, Thurles, where Cork will play Limerick in football. Cork vs Limerick in football will be first …

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