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2020 Holds More Promise For Brendan Maher Following Defining Year

Brendan Maher

By any measure, it’s been a successful and memorable year for Borrisoleigh and Tipperary hurler Brendan Maher.  In 2019 alone, the 30-year-old won his third All-Ireland senior medal, was named an All-Star for the third time and inspired his club Borrisoleigh to their first Tipperary and Munster club titles in 33 years, all while establishing his own gym business. However, …

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Kilkenny Dominate Pundit Arena Hurling Team Of The Decade

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As the decade comes to a close, we reflect on what has been a defining era of hurling.  Over the past 10 years, five counties have lifted the Liam MacCarthy Cup during a period of structure changes, transitioning squads and ever-increasing competition. We have seen outrageous levels of skill and talent across the board from established and emerging players. Here at …

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Greg Kennedy & Tipp v Wexford: The Top Five Hurling Moments Of 2019

It’s been another year of thrills, disappointments and shocks in the 2019 hurling championship as Tipperary were crowned champions for the third time this decade. While the final pairing of Kilkenny and Liam Sheedy’s men felt familiar and, perhaps, slightly underwhelming, there were plenty of twists and turns in the build-up to that deciding battle. Here we look back at …

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All-Ireland Champions Tipperary Dominate 2019 All-Star Nominations

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2019 All-Ireland champions, Tipperary, lead the way in the list of PwC All-Star hurling nominations with 11 names on the short-list of 45 players. The recently crowned kingpins are represented in every area of the field and received two more nominations than the Kilkenny team they beat in the Liam MacCarthy decider, whose season is rewarded with nine. Leinster champions …

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David Power Ratified As New Tipperary Senior Football Team Manager

David Power has been ratified as the new senior Tipperary Gaelic Football manager by the Tipperary county board. Power is the former manager of the Tipp under-21 team and was in charge when the county beat Dublin in the 2011 All-Ireland minor final. He has been granted a two-year term as senior coach. According to Tipperary Live, Power will be …

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Hurling Club Round-Up: Champions Crash Out In Wexford & Dublin

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It was another entertaining weekend in the hurling club calendar with plenty of surprise results across the country as the reigning champions were knocked out in both Dublin and Wexford. Dublin Reigning Dublin county champions Ballyboden St Enda’s were knocked out of the senior hurling championship following a 1-29 to 2-15 loss to St Vincent’s after extra time. Boden dominated …

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Tipperary Star Jerome Cahill Bags U20 Hurler Of The Year Accolade

Jerome Cahill

Following his double All-Ireland glory in August, Tipperary star Jerome Cahill has been named as the U20 Hurler of the Year.  The Kilruane McDonaghs man played an integral role for Liam Cahill’s side, scoring 1-1 in their comprehensive All-Ireland U20 final defeat of Cork. Just six days earlier, he was part of Liam Sheedy’s squad that lifted the Liam MacCarthy …

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Hurling Club Round-Up: Shocks In Clare And Tipperary As Big Guns Fall

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There were plenty of surprise results in Clare and Tipperary over the weekend as the various county club championships begin to take shape.  Tipperary In Tipperary, Thurles Sarsfields exited the county championship after a one-point loss to Upperchurch-Drombane in the Mid-Tipperary quarter-final. It is the earliest championship exit since 2013 for the club with the most county titles. Meanwhile, Drom …

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Hurling Power Rankings: Tipperary Triumph After Surprising Campaign

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After four months of surprise results, one-sided affairs, and officiating dramas, we have reached the end of the 2019 Senior Hurling Championship. Tipperary were crowned All-Ireland champions following their 14-point hammering of Kilkenny in the final last weekend. Though the Premier County showed promise at times during their Allianz League campaign, we placed them in sixth in our overall hurling …

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“Thrilled” Tipperary Manager Wary Of Falling Into Trap Of 2010

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As weeks go, it hasn’t been a bad one for Tipperary.  Last Sunday, their senior hurlers lifted the Liam MacCarthy Cup after a 14-point victory over Kilkenny and just six days later, their U20 side recorded an 11-point win over rivals Cork to become the inaugural All-Ireland champions at the grade. It was an emphatic performance from start to finish …

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Five-Goal Tipperary Seal Second Title In Six Days With Defeat Of Cork

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Cork 1-18 Tipperary 5-17 Reporting by Marisa Kennedy in LIT Gaelic Grounds. In 2010, six days after the seniors won the Liam MacCarthy, the Tipperary U21 side put five goals past Galway as they stormed to another All-Ireland title. Today, their U20s were in similar form as an outstanding first-half performance saw them cruise to victory over Cork. Kiladangan’s Billy …

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Tipperary Come Up Trumps In Pundit Arena Hurling Team Of The Year

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All too quickly, another hurling season has come to an end with Tipperary lifting the Liam MacCarthy Cup for the first time since 2016. Liam Sheedy returned to the helm after a nine-year absence and took a disheartened and disjointed group of players from the disappointment of 2018 to the heights of All-Ireland glory. Given their dominance in 2019, losing …

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Hurling Stars Have Their Say On VAR & Potential Officiating Changes

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Another Senior Hurling Championship season has come to an end and while there is still much to discuss following Tipperary’s victory on Sunday, one major talking point is the use of Hawk-Eye.  During the All-Ireland hurling final, a John Donnelly attempt was caught by the Tipperary goalkeeper, Brian Hogan, and he kept the ball in play. However, Hawk-Eye contacted the …

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