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Cathal Barrett Returns To Tipperary Team Ahead Of National League

In what was one of the most controversial moments of the 2017 GAA year, Cathal Barrett was sensationally dropped from the Tipperary panel by manager Michael Ryan. After being dropped off the panel in the wake of the Munster Championship loss against Cork, it was announced earlier in the winter that Barrett would be back in the panel. However, he …

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WATCH: Shane Long Is Back Hurling And He Still Has It

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Stadionul Zimbru, Chisinau, Moldova 9/10/2016 Moldova vs Republic of Ireland Ireland's Shane Long celebrates scoring the first goal of the game Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

The Kilkenny and Tipperary hurling rivalry runs deep but current Kilkenny hurler Richie Hogan and former Tipperary minor hurler and current Irish international soccer player, Shane Long recently put their differences aside. As part of the GAA’s partnership with Sure, Richie Hogan travelled to Southampton Football Club where he faced fellow Irish man Shane Long along with other Southampton players …

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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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Padraic Maher Felt Tipperary Didn’t Get Equal Treatment From Barry Kelly On Sunday

Another classic encounter between Tipperary and Galway has seen the majority of headlines tipped in the direction of Galway and Joe Canning. But it took two teams to contribute to another classic and Tipperary captain Padraic Maher was extremely proud of his team’s efforts. Jackie Cahill writing in the Independent, reported that the Tipp captain was devastated at their failing to get …

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Only One Man Can Grab The Headlines – Joe Canning

A titanic battle, a war of attrition. For the third year in a row, one point separated the sides. This time, the win was for Galway. The hero was a man that may receive a lot of media attention, but an epic winning score in a tight game justifiably leads the headlines in the direction of Galway’s marquee man, Joe …

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Richie Power Speaks On Galway’s Chances Of Winning On Sunday

Richie Power has gone to battle with Galway on many occasions in both the Leinster and All-Ireland championships and the former Kilkenny hurler spoke to the Independent about their credentials to win this Sunday’s All-Ireland semi-final against Tipperary. Galway have been the most impressive team in Ireland so far this year. But the past has questioned their ability to cope …

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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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Galway’s Lethal Forward Line Can Exploit Tipperary’s Struggling Defence

GAA All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Semi-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 14/8/2016 Tipperary vs Galway Galway's Conor Cooney celebrates scoring a goal Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

Everyone knows of Galway’s ability to deal with expectations, but one thing is clear, they have an exceptional array of talent in their forward division. With everyone talking about Tipperary’s struggling full-back line, Galway should be primed to exploit this even further. The Tribesmen have played three championship games in 2017 and have racked up tallies of 2-28, 0-33 and 0-29 …

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Michael Ryan Sympathises With His Tipperary Full-Back Line

Tipperary Michael Ryan

Tipperary hurling manager and former All-Ireland winning corner-back has spoken on the criticism of the Premier full-back line ahead of this Sunday’s All-Ireland semi-final against Galway. With Tipp ready to put their All-Ireland title on the line again this weekend, much talk is circulating around their malfunctioning full-back line. Having been obliterated all over the field against Galway in the National …

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Five Talking Points From The Weekend’s GAA Action

GAA Allianz Hurling League Division 1A Quarter-Final, Nowlan Park, Kilkenny 2/4/2017 Kilkenny vs Wexford Wexford manager Davy Fitzgerald Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ken Sutton

What a day it was on Sunday with the final round of National Football League fixtures as well as the National Hurling League quarter-finals, with finals in the lower divisions also. With so much going on throughout the weekend, here are our five talking points from the last 48 hours on planet GAA. Wexford upset the Cats The revolution is …

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The National Hurling League Quarter-Final Draw

Allianz Hurling League Division 1 Semi-Final, Semple Stadium, Thurles, Co. Tipperary 17/4/2016 Kilkenny vs Clare Kilkenny manager Brian Cody and Clare manager Davy Fitzgerald Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

After the weekend’s hurling action, we now know the draw for the quarter-finals of the National Hurling League. With uncertainty about the structure of next year’s competition still unresolved, this year’s quarter-finals are still between the top four from Division 1A and the top Four from Division 1B. With so many permutations going into this weekend’s games there was nothing …

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