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Forgotten Friday: The Immovable Force That Was Tony Reddin

Tony Reddin

“Try that again and they’ll be having a by-election in Cork.” – Tony Reddin to then Cork TD, Jack Lynch, during the 1950 Munster final.  Since the retirement of Darren Gleeson in 2017, Tipperary have been having trouble nailing down their man between the sticks. This season, Liam Sheedy has juggled between Paul Maher and Brian Hogan of Lorrha. However, …

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Allianz Hurling Round-Up: Galway & Waterford Book Semi-Final Spots

Allianz League

The lineup for the 2019 Allianz Hurling League semi-finals has been completed with Dublin, Waterford and Wexford all progressing. Wexford and Waterford both recorded comprehensive victories over there respective oppositions while Dublin caused a shock in Semple Stadium, beating Tipperary by one-point to set up a semi-final date with Limerick. Meanwhile, Cork prevailed in the relegation play-off, beating Kilkenny in Nowlan …

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Allianz Deep Dive: Why Forde At Full Forward Is Perfect For Tipperary

Jason Forde Tipperary Allianz League

Brought to you by Allianz, proud sponsors of the Allianz Football & Hurling Leagues.   “If you’re in full-forward every day, you become predictable”. Those were the words of Tipperary captain, Seamus Callanan, following today’s 1-29 to 1-16 win over Cork in Pairc Ui Rinn.  Liam Sheedy’s charges were far from predictable today, especially in the forward line with their …

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Your Guide To Sunday’s Allianz Hurling League Fixtures

Allianz Hurling League feature

It is the final round of the Allianz Hurling League and with every team in 1A still in with a chance of making the quarter-finals, it’s sure to be a hectic one. Limerick are safely through to the knockout stages of the Allianz Hurling League but following last week’s loss to Cork in the Gaelic Grounds, they will be hoping …

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Talking Points From A Telling Weekend In Allianz Hurling League

Allianz Hurling League talking points

It was a busy weekend in the Allianz Hurling League as key fixtures took place across the divisions.  In 1A, Kilkenny and Clare returned to winning ways while All Ireland champions, Limerick, fell to their first defeat of 2019 to a rejuvenated Cork side. All the talk last week about Division 1B was that the loser of Carlow and Laois would …

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Your Guide To The Weekend’s Allianz Hurling League Fixtures

Allianz Hurling League

Following the conclusion of Round 3 of the Allianz Hurling League, we have a better understanding of where teams stand as we look towards another exciting weekend.  There’s no doubt that Division 1A leaders, Limerick, are a cut above the rest and they will be brimming with confidence following last weekend’s comprehensive victory over Kilkenny. No team has beaten them yet …

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John Kiely: Limerick Lads Were Bursting To Get Back Training

Limerick Tipperary Allianz League

Limerick manager, John Kiely, hopes that any lingering suggestions that his side would struggle as a result of their All Ireland winning celebrations will be put to bed following their impressive win over Tipperary in the Allianz Hurling League last night.  Limerick looked by far the fitter team during the first Division 1A game in the Gaelic Grounds in nine …

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Your Guide To All The Weekend’s Allianz Hurling Action

Allianz Hurling League

There were plenty of talking points from the opening weekend of the Allianz Hurling League that add to the narrative ahead of this weekend’s fixtures. The biggest game of the weekend takes place on Saturday as All Ireland champions, Limerick, welcome Tipperary to the Gaelic Grounds for their Round 2 clash. Liam Sheedy’s men recorded a first-round victory over Clare …

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Tony Kelly To Miss Kilkenny Clash As Ban Upheld

Tony Kelly

Clare captain, Tony Kelly, is set to miss Sunday’s Allianz Hurling League clash with Kilkenny following his sending off during their loss to Tipperary last weekend.  The Ballyea man was shown a red card by the referee, Colm Lyons of Cork, when he collided with Padraic Maher early in the second half. The decision was highly criticized by fans and …

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Tipperary Recruit Niall Quinn & Alan Quinlan To Commercial Board

A host of prominent figures from the world of business and sport have been recruited to a commercial board, established by Tipperary GAA, to help with fundraising efforts for the county’s hurlers.  The board will be headed up by Portroe native, Declan Kelly, who is the Chairman and CEO of Teneo, who recently took over from Elverys Intersport as the official …

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Former Tipperary Boss Appointed Manager Of Na Piarsaigh

Michael Ryan Tipperary

Former Tipperary hurling manager, Michael Ryan, has been appointed as the new boss of Limerick county champions, Na Piarsaigh.  Ryan took charge of the Premier county in 2015 after serving his time as a selector under both Liam Sheedy and Eamon O’Shea. He led Tipperary to All Ireland glory in his first year in charge but following poor performances in …

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Eoin Kelly Plays Down Premier Expectations For Season Ahead

Former All Ireland winning captain, Eoin Kelly, believes newly re-installed manager, Liam Sheedy, will need time to make his mark and urged fans not to expect an All Ireland title immediately. The last time Sheedy was in the role was 2010, when the county ended Kilkenny’s ‘Drive For Five’ and lifted the Liam MacCarthy Cup. The news of his return was …

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Seamus Callanan Appointed As Tipperary Captain For 2019

Seamus Callanan

Tipperary sharpshooter, Seamus Callanan, has been appointed as the county’s hurling captain for 2019 with Noel McGrath as vice-captain. The Drom & Inch club man takes over from Padraic Maher who led the county from centre-back last year. Newly-reinstalled manager, Liam Sheedy had previously confirmed to Tipp FM that he would wait until the conclusion of the Coop Superstores Munster Senior …

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Clare And Tipperary Name Strong Teams For Munster League Final

Clare and Tipperary have both named their teams for the Co-Op Superstores Munster hurling league final in the Gaelic Grounds, Limerick tomorrow afternoon. Cathal McInerney is the only change for Clare from the team that beat Waterford in the semi-final last week. Former Hurler of the Year, Tony Kelly, captains the side from midfield while Ryan Taylor moves to the half-forward …

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End Of Year Poll: Who Will Lift The Liam MacCarthy In 2019?

Declan Hannon Limerick All Ireland Liam MacCarthy Cup

As we bid farewell to 2018, it’s almost impossible to guess who will be lifting the Liam MacCarthy next year but we want you to predict your winner anyway. Not many would have thought Limerick would be the team celebrating come All Ireland final day but with the standard in hurling rising year-on-year, the competition is fiercer than ever. The …

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Limerick Recall All Ireland Starters For Opening Clash Against Tipp

Limerick Tipperary

Limerick manager, John Kiely, has named eight players that started the All Ireland final in August in his team to play Tipperary in their Co Op Superstores Munster Senior Hurling League opener in the Gaelic Grounds tonight.  Captain, Declan Hannon as well as Hurler of the Year, Cian Lynch, have been included, alongside Sean Finn, Graeme Mulcahy, Richie English, Gearoid Hegarty, …

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Micheál Donoghue To Remain With Galway For A Further Two Years

Micheal Donoghue

Galway senior hurling manager, Micheál Donoghue was ratified for a further two years at a county committee meeting last night.  Donoghue succeeded Anthony Cunningham as manager in 2015 and led the county to All Ireland glory in 2017 and to the final in 2018. Micheál Donoghue has been ratified for a further two years as @Galway_GAA Senior Hurling Manager at …

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