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Noel King Retires As Head Coach Of Ireland U21s

Noel King has confirmed that he has retired from his role as Head Coach of the Republic of Ireland Under-21s after eight years. King will move full-time into the role of Player Identification Manager for the Football Association of Ireland. After being appointed in July 2010, King oversaw 40 competitive games and improved the team’s UEFA ranking, while they achieved …

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U-21 Decision Means That Today Has Been A Dream Day For Galway Hurling

GAA All-Ireland Hurling Champions Galway Homecoming, Ballinasloe, Galway 4/9/2016 Galway captain David Burke shows the Liam McCarthy Cup to the crowd in Ballinasloe Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

2017 has already been a remarkable year for Galway hurling. After an All-Ireland double at minor and senior, the Tribesmen could be excused for thinking things couldn’t get much better. However, it has been announced today at the GAA’s Special Congress that they will be granted two wishes that they were crying out for in recent times. Since their introduction …

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Limerick Manager Lays Out Just How Important U-21 Title Is To Hurling In The County

Limerick

Limerick are U-21 All-Ireland hurling champions, after beating Kilkenny by six points in today’s decider. The Treaty were full value for their difficult All-Ireland triumph, going through Tipperary, Clare, Cork and Galway to reach the decider. Few can begrudge the young side, that boasts a number of real talents who can make their mark on the senior grade in the coming …

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Tipperary U-21s Downed By Impressive Limerick Outfit

Munster Under 21 Hurling Championship Semi-Final, Semple Stadium, Thrules, Tipperary 14/7/2016 Tipperary vs Limerick Tipperary's Willie Connors with Barry Nash of Limerick Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

Tipperary headed to Limerick this evening in the first round of the Munster u-21 Championship, with the home side fancied by many as they were littered with senior talent. Barry Nash, Kyle Hayes, Tom Morrissey, Ronan Lynch and Cian Lynch were among the senior stars within the Treaty ranks, and they had too much for the Premier, winning on a …

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Watch: Con O’Callaghan Black Carded For Tip-Tackle In U21 Semi-Final

Con O'Callaghan

Dublin and Donegal are facing off in the semi-final of the u21 All-Ireland Football Championship. While Declan Bonner’s Donegal side boast several senior stars, the Boys in Blue are slight favourites to progress to the decider. Arguably the highest profile member of Dessie Farrell’s side is Con O’Callaghan. The Cuala man helped his club to the All-Ireland Senior Club Hurling …

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TG4 Knock It Out Of The Ballpark Again With Upcoming Weekend GAA Coverage

TG4

TG4 enjoyed an historic broadcast last weekend as 642,000 viewers tuned into Dublin’s defeat to Kerry. The Connemara-based station is set for another bumper weekend of GAA coverage with four live games in store. On Saturday, both semi-finals in the u21 All-Ireland Football Championship are taking place, and will be shown live. First up, Dublin take on Donegal, before Galway and …

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Kerry U21 Footballers Send Out Fierce Warning To the Rest Of The Country

After three consecutive All-Ireland Minor Football titles, it has been widely expected that Kerry are the coming force in gaelic football. However, the Kingdom have badly struggled at the u21 grade in recent times. The u21 Munster title last went to the south-west in 2008, and since then Cork and Tipperary have shared the spoils in the province. However, Kerry emphatically …

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Galway Hurling To Vote On The County Joining Munster Championship

Galway Joe Canning

The Galway hurling community has been vocal in recent weeks about their continued exclusion from the Leinster underage hurling championships, as well as the refusal by the Leinster council to grant the side home games in the senior competition. The Tribesmen have been treated as second class citizens since joining the province in 2009, and there have been several calls …

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Galway Turning Up Heat On Leinster Council For Hurling Equality

Galway Joe Canning

Galway joined the Leinster Senior Hurling Championship in 2009, and have remained competitive in the competition since, winning the Bob O’Keeffe Cup in 2012. However, the Leinster Council refused their application for the minor and u21 teams to be included in the province. Being inserted straight into the All-Ireland quarter/semi-finals at these grades has been a detriment to the Tribesmen at …

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