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Name Every Hurling Championship Top Scorer Of The Last 30 Years

championship scorers

In our latest hurling quiz, we are asking you to name the top scorers of every All-Ireland Hurling Championship since 1990. You will have six minutes to name each hurler. As usual, you do not have to include the players’ surnames, first names will suffice. As a hint, we have included the county each sharpshooter represented. You may notice that …

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Lar Corbett On How Babs Keating Left Tipperary A “Broken Team”

Michael ‘Babs’ Keating was considered one of the greatest hurlers of his generation, winning two All-Ireland medals with Tipperary. He proved just as successful in his first stint at managing the Premier County, guiding them to All-Ireland glory in 1989 and ’91. However, his ‘second-coming’ as Tipperary boss produced no medals for the county who seemed to go from bad-to-worse. …

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Five Of The Biggest Hurling Controversies To Rock The GAA

hurling controversies

Cork great Seán Óg Ó hAilpín revisited one of the greatest sagas in hurling on The Sunday Game over the weekend by admitting his regrets over the Cork 2009 hurling strike.  This prompted us to take a trip down memory lane to relive some of the biggest hurling controversies to rock the world of GAA. Here are five of the …

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Quiz: Name The Iconic Hurling Team Of The Century

Team of the century

Can you name all 15 members of the legendary Hurling Team of the Century? This team was selected in 1984 as part of the GAA’s centenary year celebrations and is comprised of the best hurlers to feature throughout the 1900s. Six counties are represented on the Team of the Century and the players’ county is named as a hint in …

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How Well Do You Remember The 2019 Hurling Championship?

hurling championship

The future of the 2020 All-Ireland Hurling Championship remains in doubt amid the COVID-19 pandemic, so we are casting our minds back to happier times, namely this time last year when we had an exciting summer ahead of us. After a brilliant Allianz League campaign, reigning champions Limerick were heading into the championship as the team to beat, Galway looked …

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Quiz: How Well Do You Remember Classic 2010 All-Ireland Final?

All-Ireland final 2010

With no live-action to keep us entertained, we’re diving into the archives to recall some of the best hurling moments in recent memory and quizzing you on them, starting with the 2010 All-Ireland final. 2020 marks the ten year anniversary since Tipperary defeated Kilkenny in the All-Ireland hurling final, famously stopping the Cats’ ‘Drive for Five’. In a day that …

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Name Hurlers To Have Won All-Irelands In Three Different Decades

All-Irelands

With no live GAA action at the minute, we have trawled through the All-Ireland Championship history books and found a number of interesting statistics.  While an impressive and special achievement, winning multiple All-Irelands is no longer a rare occurrence, many on the 2019 Tipperary panel collected their third Celtic Cross of that decade alone. However, winning All-Irelands across a number …

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Quiz: Name The Eye-Catching All-Star Hurling Team Of 2016

All-Star 2016

It’s time for another All-Star hurling team of the year quiz and this time we’re turning our focus to 2016 when Tipperary reclaimed the Liam MacCarthy Cup.  In what was a very successful season for the Premier County, they first collected the Munster Cup before overcoming Kilkenny in the All-Ireland final on a scoreline of 2-29 to 2-20, winning their …

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Recalling The Infamous 2012 Semi-Final From Lar Corbett’s Perspective

Tipperary Kilkenny

“It was hard to believe how poor Tipperary were. This was their biggest championship defeat since 1897, I don’t know what was going on, it was confusing and embarrassing.”  Those were some the thoughts of RTÉ commentator Michael Duignan on the Sunday Game on the evening of the All-Ireland semi-final in 2012. Tipperary – All-Ireland champions in 2010 and finalists …

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Quiz: Name The Hurling XV Who Took Home All-Star Honours In 2015

All-Star 2015

Next up in our series of quizzes on the All-Star hurling teams of the last decade, it’s 2015 and another successful year for the Cats. Brian Cody’s side recorded back-to-back All-Ireland titles after a battle with Galway in the decider in Croke Park. The side’s had met earlier that year in the Leinster final with Kilkenny prevailing by seven points …

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