Home Tag Archives: tadhg de burca (page 2)

Tag Archives: tadhg de burca

Six Of The Best Value Bets For Hurling All-Stars

It’s safe to say we are now well and truly into the business end of the championship. Barring a draw, we have got just two games left to look forward to. These are generally the games where All-Stars are earned. Of course, as always at this point, it does appear as though a few players have got their All-Stars nailed …

Read More »

Galway Captain Reveals Who He Thinks Will Win On Sunday

Hurler Of The Year Allianz Hurling League Division 1B, Pearse Stadium, Galway 19/2/2017 Galway vs Wexford Galway's David Burke leads out his team Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Galway hurling captain David Burke will have a keen interest in this Sunday’s All-Ireland hurling semi-final. The Tribesmen await the winners of Cork and Waterford. But Burke has a feeling it’s the Rebels he will be facing in September. Having advanced to their third All-Ireland final of the decade, after their dramatic win over Tipperary, confidence is high in the …

Read More »

Could Tadhg De Burca’s Suspension See Austin Gleeson Finally Move To His Best Position

Tadhg de Búrca All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Quarter-Final, Pairc Ui Chaoimh, Cork 23/7/2017 Wexford vs Waterford Referee Fergal Horgan red cards Tadhg De Burca of Waterford Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

Tadhg de Burca’s availability for next Sunday’s All-Ireland semi-final is looking less likely after another appeal failed on Thursday night. De Burca has been a key figure in the Déise’s return to the top tier of hurling over the last three years. The much publicised and heavily scrutinised sweeper role has been exemplarily filled by the Waterford number five. De …

Read More »

Central Appeals Committee Delivers Verdict On Waterford’s Tadhg De Búrca

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Quarter-Final, Pairc Ui Chaoimh, Cork 23/7/2017 Wexford vs Waterford Referee Fergal Horgan red cards Tadhg De Burca of Waterford

Waterford’s Tadhg de Búrca looks almost certain to miss next Sunday’s All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship semi-final against Cork after an unsuccessful appeal on Thursday. The back was sent off in the Déise’s quarter-final win against Wexford last month for interfering with his opponent Herry Kehoe’s headgear, but had outlined his attention to appeal so the opportunity to face Cork in Croke …

Read More »

This Is How Waterford Fans Hope Tadhg De Búrca Could Get His Suspension Overturned

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A, Walsh Park, Co. Waterford 19/2/2017 Waterford vs Tipperary Waterford's Tadgh de Burca Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

On Monday night, it was confirmed that Tadhg de Búrca was handed a one-match suspension after receiving a straight red card in Waterford’s All-Ireland quarter-final win over Wexford. De Búrca was given his marching orders after seemingly grabbing the faceguard of Harry Kehoe – an incident missed by many – but spotted by the linesman, John Keenan of Wicklow. Several points …

Read More »

Tadhg De Búrca’s One-Match Ban For All-Ireland Semi-Final Upheld

Tadhg de Búrca All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Quarter-Final, Pairc Ui Chaoimh, Cork 23/7/2017 Wexford vs Waterford Referee Fergal Horgan red cards Tadhg De Burca of Waterford Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

Waterford star Tadhg de Búrca has received a one-match ban following his red card during the Déise’s All-Ireland quarter-final win over Wexford. The Clashmore-Kinsalebeg man was deemed to have pulled Harry Kehoe’s faceguard late in the game, which is an automatic red card. However, there was a wave of support which rowed in behind him following the incident, as many felt …

Read More »

Watch: Does Tadhg De Búrca Deserve To Miss Waterford’s All-Ireland Semi-Final?

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Quarter-Final, Pairc Ui Chaoimh, Cork 23/7/2017 Wexford vs Waterford Referee Fergal Horgan red cards Tadhg De Burca of Waterford Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

Waterford’s Tadhg de Búrca was sent off in the 66th minute of their All-Ireland quarter-final, which will see him miss their next game if the decision isn’t overturned. Waterford were beating their opponents comfortably at the time before Tipperary referee Fergal Horgan showed the defender a straight red card for an off the ball incident. The decision left many spectators inside …

Read More »

Combined XV From The Four All-Ireland Hurling Quarter-Finalists

The hurling championship resumes this weekend with both quarter-finals taking place in Cork. With the provincial championships wrapped up, there are only five games left in Championship 2017.  Both Wexford and Clare will be looking to bounce back from provincial final defeats, while, Tipperary and Waterford will hope to carry their qualifier form as they bid to reach Croke Park …

Read More »

Are Waterford Capable Of Winning Liam MacCarthy In 2017?

Having overcome neighbours Kilkenny in the qualifiers two weeks ago, can the Déise finally capture Liam MacCarthy in 2017? While it will be difficult, there are reasons to suggest that maybe 2017 will be the year Waterford win a first All-Ireland title since 1959. Hurling is a funny game and one result can change everything. The general consensus in Waterford …

Read More »

Waterford – A Comfortable Win But Nothing Has Changed

Waterford marched on to the All-Ireland Hurling Semi-Final with a comfortable victory over Wexford in the quarter-final. Some saw it as a good way for the Deise to get over their Munster final horror show, but this writer is not convinced. Before we start, this is not a piece aimed at criticising Waterford, nor is it jumping on any bandwagon. …

Read More »

Waterford: The Positives And Negatives Of Tactics

Munster GAA Senior Hurling Championship Final, Gaelic Grounds, Limerick 10/7/2016 Waterford vs Tipperary Waterford stand for the national anthem Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

The Munster final was a very bad day at the office for Waterford. A lot of neutrals thought that the Déise would really take the game to Tipperary and maybe even win. But the complete opposite transpired. A lot of the general talk following the game was criticism of Waterford’s game plan. And it must be said that it has to …

Read More »

Pundit Arena’s Hurling All Star Selections For 2015

tj reid Kilkenny

As the dust settles upon the All-Ireland Hurling Championship of 2015, we enter the long few months void of any inter-county action, and are left to ponder who will be awarded with All Stars. The debate is likely to rage, but here at Pundit Arena, we have finally decided on our 15. As always, let us know your thoughts in …

Read More »

5 Players Who Will Light Up The Munster SHC

waterford clare

Following Thursday’s piece on five players who will light up the Leinster SHC, Brian Barry gives us his Munster equivalent. Cormac Murphy (Cork) Now in his second season in the Cork squad, Cormac Muphy has made the wing-back position his own. After stints in the UCC Fitzgibbon Cup side, the Mallow man has done enough to impress Jimmy Barry-Murphy. You …

Read More »