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Distasteful Rumours Will Drive Tipperary On Insists Shane McGrath

GAA All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Final 5/9/2010 Kilkenny vs Tipperary Tipperary's Shane McGrath and manager Liam Sheedy celebrate with the Liam McCarthy trophy Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

Tipperary haven’t exactly set the championship alight so far this year like they did in 2016, but they are still in the hunt for September glory yet again.  The defending All-Ireland champions saw a drastic halt to the momentum they carried through to the beginning of 2017 from last year’s convincing Liam MacCarthy Cup triumph when they suffered a surprise …

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Michael Duignan Blasts The ‘Horrific’ Sharing Of WhatsApp Messages About The Tipperary Hurlers

Michael Duignan has ferociously condemned the circulation of rumours about the Tipperary hurling panel via WhatsApp messages which swept the country this week.  The messages that were shared spread unsavoury rumours about the personal lives and families of named players within the Tipperary camp. Speaking to Darren Frehill on RTÉ Radio One’s Morning Ireland this morning, the Offaly legend slammed …

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Timely Boost For Tipperary Ahead Of Championship Opener Vs Cork

GAA Hurling All Ireland Championship Semi-Final 17/8/2014 Cork vs Tipperary Cork’s Mark Ellis and Shane O’Neill with Seamus Callanan of Tipperary Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

Tipperary have received a timely boost this week ahead of their Munster SHC quarter-final with Cork on May 21st. Talisman, Seamus Callanan has returned to full training following a broken thumb which he suffered in the national league semi-final victory over Wexford and looks set to be available for selection for the game in just over a week’s time, according …

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Big Injury Concern For Tipperary Ahead Of Cork Game

GAA Hurling All Ireland Senior Championship Final Replay 27/9/2014 Kilkenny vs Tipperary Kilkenny's Padraig Wilson and Patrick 'Bonner' Maher of Tipperary Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Lorraine O'Sullivan

Tipperary have been dealt a blow to their championship preparations with news of an injury to Patrick Bonner Maher.  Maher sustained a hamstring injury while lining out for his club in a divisional championship game yesterday. He pulled up around the 36 minute mark with the problem and was swiftly withdrawn. Bonner was contesting a challenge in his club, Lorrha-Dorrha’s …

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Davy Fitz Reaches Out To Assist In Jason Forde’s Ban Appeal

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A Semi-Final, Nowlan Park, Kilkenny 16/4/2017 Wexford vs Tipperary Wexford Manager Davy Fitzgerald clashes with Jason Forde of Tipperary Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

As the drama stemming from the Davy Fitz-Jason Forde saga continues to rumble on following the events at Nowlan Park last Sunday week, the tale has taken another unexpected twist.  Davy has offered his assistance to Tipperary in their appeal against the proposed suspension of Jason Forde. The Wexford boss has contacted Tipperary manager Michael Ryan to offer to help …

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Michael Ryan Suggests Division 1B Teams Better Placed To Win The League

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A, Pairc Ui Rinn, Co. Cork 26/3/2017 Cork vs Tipperary Tipperary manager Michael Ryan Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

As the Tipperary post-mortem begins this morning after their shock drubbing at the hands of Galway in yesterday’s National Hurling League final, Michael Ryan and his backroom team will need answers, and quickly.  Tipp are set to take on Cork in the Munster championship in only four weeks, May 21st in Thurles. After yesterday’s 16-point defeat to the Tribesmen sent …

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Ger Loughnane Has Some Harsh Words For Tipperary Following Heavy Galway Loss

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While a minority would have tipped Galway to overcome Tipperary in yesterday’s Allianz National Hurling League final, nobody would have foreseen a 16-point winning margin for the Tribesmen.  Nobody, besides Ger Loughnane, it seems. Loughnane has come out in his Irish Daily Star column this morning slating Tipp. The former Clare manager has claimed that the All Ireland champions were …

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What Next For The Cork Hurlers?

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As the dust slowly settles on Cork’s humbling in Thurles, courtesy of Tipperary, Donal Cashin analyses what went wrong and what can be done to rectify the situation in the Rebel county.  Firstly, Cork losing by nine points to Tipperary was no surprise. This Cork team has lost its mojo and managing the Cork hurlers is now more a mental exercise …

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Top 10 Hurling Moments Of 2014

More time for reflection on 2014. To follow on from our ‘Top 10 Gaelic football moments of 2014’, here we look at what we classify as the Top 10 hurling moments of the year. It was a good year of hurling with plenty of highlights. These were our favourites.   10. Clare win their third consecutive under-21 title It was a …

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3 Counties That Had A Say In The Seasons Of Kilkenny & Tipperary

Kilkenny and Tipperary clash this weekend in the eagerly anticipated All Ireland Hurling Final. Ashling Dalton discusses three counties that played a part in the teams’ path to the final. The Tuesday before the Sunday. The calm before the storm. Call it what you like, talk of the All-Ireland hurling final between Kilkenny and Tipperary will grip the country this week …

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Tipperary Answer Some Critics

The clash between Tipperary and Galway was a big game for the Premier men. It looked bleak at one stage in the second-half but Tipperary staged an emphatic comeback and answered some of the questions that have been asked of them. The Tipperary hurlers have shipped a lot of criticism over the last two years. Ever since their capitulation in the …

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Top Five Performers from the Weekend’s GAA Action

Another hectic week of Championship action saw Kerry and Kilkenny claim provincial crowns, while there were plenty of scintillating games in the qualifiers in both codes. Here John Ivory ranks the top performers. 1. James O’Donoghue – Kerry Footballers Many wondered would Kerry be able to cope without Colm Cooper against Cork. James O’Donoghue’s performance proved any critics of the …

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