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Tragic Circumstances Helping Ballyhale Enjoy Their Hurling

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Ballyhale Shamrocks. A more formidable force you’re never likely to meet.  With seven All-Ireland titles already nestled in the trophy cabinet, the Kilkenny kingpins are an undoubted superpower of club hurling. With household names such as Reid, Fennelly and Holden out on the pitch as well as the King himself, Shefflin, on the sidelines, it’s a scary prospect coming up …

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Dates, Times & Venues Confirmed For All-Ireland Club Semi-Finals

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The GAA have today confirmed the dates and timings for the All-Ireland club semi-finals in both football and hurling.  The revised fixture schedule sees the penultimate stage of the club championships take place on the first weekend in January and it’s All-Ireland football champions Corofin who get the action underway when they face Nemo Rangers in Ennis. Kilcoo await the …

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Tomás Ó Sé Rolls Back The Years As Nemo See Off Slaughtneil After Extra-Tme

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While Corofin’s win over Moorefield last week wasn’t overly memorable, the other semi-final today between Nemo Rangers and Slaughtneil was the polar opposite. The Derry outfit took an early lead, and looked like they would take control of the tie with ruthless efficiency. However, the Cork champions mounted a spirited fightback, featuring two points from Kerry legend Tomás Ó Sé …

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Slaughtneil’s Karl McKaigue Proud Of Outrageous Defensive Stat

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Slaughtneil star Karl McKaigue speaks ahead of the AIB All-Ireland Club Championship semi-final. Slaughtneil head for the AIB All-Ireland Championship semi-final on Sunday eager to finally deliver the big one on St Patrick’s Day. The Derry club have lost two finals in the last three years, but have come back through Ulster once again as they aim to go all …

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Lar Corbett Explains Why The All-Ireland Club Championship Is So Difficult To Win

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The two spots for this year’s All-Ireland Senior Hurling Club Championship final are up for grabs today, as Slaughtneil meet Na Piarsaigh in Parnell Park, and Liam Mellows attempt to shock reigning champions Cuala in Semple Stadium. Indeed, while Thurles is invaded by the ‘Cuala Ultras’ and the Galway champions, the locals will watch on, green with envy. Thurles Sarsfields …

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GAA’s Fixture List For Business End Of Club Championships Facilitates Slaughneil’s Dual Success

The remarkable tale of Slaughtneil continues on into 2018 with the club in pursuit of AIB GAA Senior Club All-Ireland success in both hurling and football.  The Derry club are still in the hunt for glory in both codes after incredibly winning the county and Ulster championships back-to-back in both codes. It is quite simply a sensational journey this club …

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Five Of The Most Dominant GAA Club Teams In The Country

Cora Staunton may well get all the plaudits, but it takes more than one player to win championships and Mayo’s Carnacon have won a hell of a lot of county, provincial and All-Ireland crowns, making them one of the top club sides in the land – in any code. The success of the Connacht side may have gone completely unnoticed had …

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Poll: Tell Us Who You Think Will Win The All-Ireland Hurling Club Championship

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The race to be crowned All-Ireland Club Hurling winners is warming up as the county championships, barring Galway, have reached their conclusion. As we get ready for the provincial competitions, excitement is building, and Ballygunner’s dramatic victory over Thurles Sarsfields certainly whet the appetite. The Waterford club now march on to face Sixmilesbridge in this weekend’s semi-final, while 2016 All-Ireland champions …

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