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Liam Sheedy Pays Tribute To ‘Unbelievable’ Backroom Team

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Following Tipperary’s All-Ireland triumph on Sunday, goal-scorer John ‘Bubbles’ O’Dwyer waxed lyrical about the impact made by Liam Sheedy’s backroom team.  “Just Liam (Sheedy) returning is no good, he’s only as good as his backroom team. He came back with a backroom team that was different class so he got the people that he wanted and without them, Liam is …

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Ronan Maher: “He Deserves It More Than Anyone”

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Tipperary defender Ronan Maher admits 2016 feels like a long time ago and that the Premier County deserved their All-Ireland win on Sunday.  The Thurles Sarsfields man was in top form yesterday as Tipperary blitzed Kilkenny with a second-half goal rush to win on a scoreline of 3-25 to 0-20 and claim the county’ 28th All-Ireland title. Speaking to Pundit …

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Liam Sheedy Under No Illusions As To Impact Of Kilkenny Red Card

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Liam Sheedy has hailed his Tipperary team for correcting their first-half mistakes on-field before blowing away Kilkenny in the All-Ireland SHC final.  However, the now two-time All-Ireland winning manager was honest in his assessment that the sending off of Richie Hogan close to half-time had “a huge bearing on the game.” Kilkenny led by five points at one stage as …

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Shefflin Calls For Common Sense Following Hogan Red Card

Henry Shefflin has called for common sense from officials following the decision to send Richie Hogan off in Sunday’s All-Ireland SHC final.  Hogan was shown a straight red card following a clash with Cathal Barrett on the stroke of half-time. In real-time, the incident looked like a yellow card offence, however, the replay’s seemed to show Hogan’s elbow making contact …

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Jackie Tyrrell Knows More Than Most When It Comes To Pressure

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Jackie Tyrrell knows more than most about the pressure that comes with playing in an All-Ireland final. The James Stephens club man was drafted into an all-conquering Kilkenny set-up following their successful league campaign in 2003. The teak-tough defender bided his time on the Kilkenny bench for three years as they collected another All-Ireland in 2003 before watching on as …

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Tipperary Hammer Wexford To Set-Up All-Ireland Decider With Cork

Wexford 1-15 Tipperary 8-16 A four-goal flurry in the opening half helped propel Tipperary to this year’s All-Ireland U20 Hurling final where they will play Cork in a repeat of last year’s decider.  Wexford were the opponents today but the young yellowbellies were completely overwhelmed by their Munster opponents and current title-holders. The two sides went tit-for-tat in the opening …

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All-Ireland U20 Triple-Threat To Be Televised Live On TG4

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The GAA has today confirmed that O’Moore Park in Portlaoise will play host to Saturday’s All-Ireland U20 hurling semi-final and football final with both games being televised live on TG4. At 2 pm Cork face Kilkenny in their final four clash before the football decider takes centre stage at 4 pm with the meeting of Dublin and Cork. Following this, …

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Callanan Finish The Highlight In Absorbing Half Of Hurling

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What an absolutely enthralling first half…  Wexford and Tipperary are serving up a cracking contest in Croke Park with both teams looking to earn the right to face Kilkenny in next month’s All-Ireland hurling final. Wexford opened the scoring after just 14 seconds through Paudie Foley before Ronan Maher levelled matters. It was clear from the off that this was …

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Defiant Tipperary Show Their Mettle To Claim U20 Munster Title

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Tipperary 3-15 Cork 2-17  Tipperary are the winners of the Bord Gais Energy Munster GAA Under-20 Hurling Championship after a dramatic last-minute victory over Cork at Semple Stadium. In the end, Tipperary ran out one-point winners and they have Jake Morris to thank after the Nenagh Eire Og man blasted home a goal in the dying seconds to give his …

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Tipperary & Limerick Name Teams For Sunday’s Munster Final

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Tipperary and Limerick have named their respective teams for Sunday’s Munster Senior Hurling Final at the Gaelic Grounds (throw-in 2 pm).  These two sides met at Semple Stadium two weeks ago in the final round of the Munster round-robin and it was Liam Sheedy’s men who prevailed by four points. However, Limerick boss John Kiely has recalled four of his …

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Tipperary Confirm Bonner Maher Has Ruptured Anterior Cruciate Ligament

Tipperary’s Munster and All-Ireland hopes have been dealt a huge blow with the news that Patrick ‘Bonner’ Maher has ruptured his anterior cruciate ligament and will likely play no further part in this year’s Championship campaign.  Tipperary GAA also confirmed via Twitter that Cathal Barrett will undergo a scan later this evening to assess the damage he sustained in Sunday’s …

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Cian Lynch & Declan Hannon Missing From Limerick XV To Face Tipperary

John Kiely has made four changes ahead of Limerick’s final Munster SFC round-robin game with Tipperary on Sunday. Last year’s All-Ireland winning captain, Declan Hannon, and Hurler of the Year, Cian Lynch, both drop out of the starting XV for the clash at Semple Stadium. The other two players not included following the county’s biggest ever Munster SHC win over …

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Corry’s Corner: Examining The False Dawn Of Munster Football

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July 31, 2016 The All-Ireland Senior Football Championship has reached the quarter-final stages with the first of two double-headers set to go down in Croke Park. The majority of the teams involved in the last eight are as expected apart from two glaring exceptions, Clare and Tipperary. Three of the eight quarter-finalists are indeed Munster counties and it could well …

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Allianz Leagues: Conclusions Following Exciting Final Round

With only the finals left to be played in the Allianz Football League (apart from Louth & Westmeath’s Round Six clash), it’s time to reflect on some of the things we’ve learned over the past couple of months.  Despite falling off the wagon after a promising start, Mayo recovered well to make the league final where they face Peter Keane’s …

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