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Conclusions As Tipperary Shoot The Lights Out To Sink Kilkenny

Kilkenny 0-20 Tipperary 3-25 Reporting by Marisa Kennedy in Croke Park  Tipperary are the All-Ireland champions for the third time this decade following a sensational 14-point win over Kilkenny in Croke Park this afternoon. It was a case of ‘goals win games’ as efforts from Niall O’Meara, Seamus Callanan and John ‘Bubbles’ O’Dwyer proved the difference though the major turning …

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Adrian Mullen Out Of All-Ireland Clash With Tipperary

Adrian Mullen

Kilkenny’s All-Ireland title aspirations have dealt a blow with the news that forward Adrian Mullen has been forced to withdraw. According to a report in the Irish Independent, the Ballyhale Shamrocks man is not expected to play any part in today’s highly-anticipated final in Croke Park and will be instead replaced by Billy Ryan or Richie Leahy. The same report …

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Statistics Prove TJ Reid Deserves Hurler Of The Year Over Callanan

Hurler of the Year

The result of Sunday’s All-Ireland final will go a long way in deciding this year’s recipient of the Hurler of the Year award.  Currently, Seamus Callanan and TJ Reid are the frontrunners following their sensational performances for Tipperary and Kilkenny respectively and you would imagine that the Hurler of the Year will most likely come from the team that lifts …

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Kilkenny And Tipperary Name Sides For All-Ireland Final Showdown

Both Kilkenny and Tipperary have named their teams for Sunday’s massive All-Ireland Senior Hurling final clash in Croke Park. It’s that time of the year again, folks! Kilkenny have managed to once again find themselves at the pinnacle of the sport and now, with just Tipperary ahead of them, they are within touching distance of their first Liam McCarthy Cup …

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Cian Lynch Questions Sacrifice As Final Dawns Without Treaty

CIan Lynch

Current Hurler of the Year Cian Lynch will be haunted by thoughts of what could have been when he takes his seat in Croke Park on Sunday for the All-Ireland final.  His role as a spectator this year is vastly different from that of 2018 when he lifted the Liam MacCarthy Cup alongside his Limerick teammates after a last-gasp win …

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Paddy Cadell Living The Dream Alongside Childhood Tipperary Heroes

Paddy Cadell Tipperary

The emphasis that Liam Sheedy placed on his substitutes was always clear during his first reign as Tipperary manager and things are no different this time around.  A famous narrative from the 2010 All-Ireland final focused on Sheedy delivering the motivational speech to the Tipperary replacements on the sideline while it was the coach, Eamon O’Shea, who got the players …

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PA Roundtable: Top Hurling Stars Predict The All-Ireland Final

Ahead of the highly-anticipated All-Ireland hurling final between Kilkenny and Tipperary, Pundit Arena spoke to some of the country’s top hurlers to get their thoughts.  Johnny Coen (Galway), Mark Kavanagh (Laois), Alan Cadogan (Cork), and Cian Boland (Dublin) predict the 2019 decider in Croke Park, the Hurler of the Year and tell us whether or not they would like to see …

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Poll: Who Will Be Crowned Hurler Of The Year For 2019?

Hurler of the Year 2019

While it might not have reached the heights of 2018, we have been treated to another summer of surprise results, outstanding performances and tactics galore in the Senior Hurling Championship. And yet, at the end of it all, we have yet another All Ireland deciding clash between Tipperary and Kilkenny to look forward to in two week’s time. With only …

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Jerome Cahill: Gritty Cork Will Be Gunning For Tipperary In Final

Jerome Cahill

Tipperary U20 star, Jerome Cahill, believes Cork stand on a level footing with his side as they prepare for another epic showdown in the U20 hurling final in three week’s time. The Premier County demolished Wexford in Sunday’s semi-final in Nowlan Park on a scoreline of 8-16 to 1-15 with Cahill chipping in with 2-1 from midfield, earning him the …

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Eoin Kelly: “The Time Has Come To Introduce A Second Referee”

Tipperary legend Eoin Kelly believes two referees need to be introduced in hurling following a number of controversial calls during the All Ireland semi-finals at the weekend.  While the Paddy Power GAA Ambassador was critical of Sean Cleere’s performance during Tipperary’s narrow win over Wexford, he also expressed his sympathy and suggested that referees need more help on the pitch. …

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Pundit Arena’s All-Star Hurling XV Following Classic Semi-Finals

hurling

After an unpredictable, intriguing and let’s face it, at times underwhelming, hurling championship, we are down to the final two teams.  All start-of-year predictions went out the window at the weekend as Tipperary and Kilkenny battled their way into the All Ireland final with respective wins over Wexford and Limerick in what was a feast of hurling and a great …

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“That’s Human Nature” – Croke Park Defend Refereeing Performances

Referee

Croke Park officials have defended the performances of referees Alan Kelly and Seán Cleere who were both criticised for decisions made during the respective All Ireland hurling semi-finals over the weekend. Kelly took charge of Limerick v Kilkenny on Saturday, a game which ended in controversial circumstances when Darragh O’Donovan’s sideline cut was blocked down and diverted out of play …

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Championship Deep-Dive: Young Guns Answer Sheedy’s Rallying Call

Liam Sheedy

When Patrick ‘Bonner’ Maher suffered his season-ending cruciate injury against Limerick in the Munster round-robin series, the topic of who Liam Sheedy would choose to replace him quickly arose.  Dan McCormack found himself on the bench at the start of the season but when Niall O’Meara picked up a hamstring injury against Cork in their championship opener, he and Jake …

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Davy Fitzgerald: “Whether I Can Do It Again, I Don’t Know”

Davy Fitzgerald

A devastated Davy Fitzgerald spoke to media for almost 10 minutes following his side’s narrow loss to Tipperary in Sunday’s All Ireland semi-final. During that time, the visibly emotional manager praised Tipperary, hit out at critics of his sweeper system but he spent the majority of the press conference speaking about the bond he has built up with the Wexford …

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Liam Sheedy: “The Reason You Do It Is For Days Like Today”

Liam Sheedy

Nine years on from leading Tipperary to All Ireland glory, Liam Sheedy finds himself back in the decider against their old foes, Kilkenny.  It hasn’t been an easy path for the Premier County, however. A stunning run through the Munster round-robin series was abruptly halted by a thrashing by Limerick in the provincial decider. A poor performance against Laois followed …

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