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Kilkenny & Waterford Teams For Respective League Openers Named

Bord na Mona Walsh Cup Final, Nowlan Park, Kilkenny 20/1/2018 Kilkenny vs Wexford Kilkenny Manager Brian Cody in the stands after being sent off Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

The National Hurling League throws in this weekend and there are some cracking fixtures to look forward to.  Team news has been released in drips and drabs ahead of a number of exciting matchups. Kilkenny travel to Páirc Uí Chaoimh to take on Cork in the Rebels’ first outing at their newly developed stadium on Saturday night. The Cats lost …

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John Mullane Can’t Understand Why Waterford Won’t Further Appeal Conor Gleeson’s Ban

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Semi-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 13/8/2017 Cork vs Waterford Waterford's Conor Gleeson leaves the field after been red carded Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

Waterford’s Conor Gleeson will be unavailable for selection for the All-Ireland SHC final on September 3.  The Déise are set to clash against Galway in the championship decider without the assistance of Gleeson, which may prove costly come the evening of the first Sunday of September. The Fouremilewater club hurler was shown a straight red card in the closing period …

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Listen: Seán Óg O hAilpín Recalls When He Wanted To “Drop His Hurl And Hit” Dan Shanahan

National Hurling League 15/4/2007 Cork vs Waterford Cork's Sean Og O'hAilpin tackles Dan Shanahan of Waterford Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

The classic rivalry between the Cork and Waterford teams of the noughties provided us with many an epic battle.  The famed encounters between the teams, led on one side by the likes of Donal Óg Cusack, Diarmuid ‘The Rock’ O’Sullivan, Séan Óg O hAilpín, the O’Connor twins and Joe Deane, clashing against the might of Ken McGrath, Tony Browne, Paul …

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Relief For Galway Ahead Of All-Ireland Final As Tuohy Faces No Disciplinary Action

Galway defender Adrian Tuohy has been cleared to participate in next month’s All-Ireland SHC final.  The Tribesemen will feel relieved at the news that the Central Competitions Control Committe (CCCC) have ruled that there is insufficient evidence for the player to warrant a suspension. There were questions raised over an incident where Tuohy appeared to interfere with Patrick ‘Bonner’ Maher’s …

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Sell-out Expected In New Páirc Uí Chaoimh For All-Ireland Quarter-Finals

Páirc Uí Chaoimh

Saturday and Sunday will see the first inter-county games take place in the newly developed Páirc Uí Chaoimh with the All-Ireland SHC quarter-finals going ahead.  Defending champions Tipperary face Clare on Saturday while Waterford and Wexford will clash on Sunday. The decision to host the games on two different days initially raised many an eyebrow. However, the decision will be …

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The Bookies’ All Stars: Favourites For 2017 Hurling All Stars

We have arrived at the business end of the 2017 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship.  With only six teams remaining in the hunt for September glory, the picture of this championship is becoming clearer. Provincial champions, Cork and Galway have their respective semi-final berths secured and await the outcome of the two quarter-finals to see who they will come up against. …

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Venue And Times For All-Ireland Hurling Quarter-Finals Confirmed

Páirc Uí Chaoimh

The venue for the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship quarter-finals has been confirmed by the GAA today.  Páirc Uí Chaoimh will play host to the clashes of Tipperary vs Clare and Waterford vs Wexford as the eagerly anticipated new state of the art stadium will finally be unveiled. However, there will not be a double-header for the quarter-finals, as has been …

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Jackie Tyrrell Sees Waterford Edging Out Kilkenny On Saturday

By the time Monday morning comes around, the road to Liam MaCarthy Cup glory will have become much straighter, and we will know who is still on the road.  On Saturday evening, a Semple Stadium double header sees Tipperary take on Dublin and Kilkenny clash with Waterford in the qualifiers for places in the All-Ireland quarter-finals. All roads lead to …

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Five Players Derek McGrath Could Introduce To Freshen His Waterford Side

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A, Croke Park, Dublin 4/3/2017 Dublin vs Waterford Waterford manager Derek McGrath Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

Waterford were hugely disappointing in their defeat to Cork last Sunday week. With the Déise appearing flat, it may be time for Derek McGrath to consider some of these new players to freshen things up. During the winter, many tipped Waterford to have a major say in the 2017 championship. However, a mixed league campaign dampened expectations somewhat. Still, many believed that …

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Times And Venues Of Round 1 Hurling Qualifiers Announced

Munster GAA Senior Hurling Championship Final, Gaelic Grounds, Limerick 10/7/2016 Waterford vs Tipperary Tipperary's Michael Breen celebrates scoring a goal

While the big boys were kept apart in this morning’s draw for the first round of the All-Ireland SHC qualifiers, that is not to say that these games will not be keenly anticipated by hurling folk around the country.  To recap on what came out of the hat at GAA HQ this morning, the draw will see Dublin take on …

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Blow For Waterford As Stephen Bennett Recieves Ban Following Incident Vs Cork

Waterford’s Stephen Bennett has been hit with a one-match suspension following his clash with Damien Cahalane of Cork in last Sunday’s Munster SHC semi-final.  Bennett clearly interfered with the helmet of the Rebels full-back but was not spotted by the referee, Barry Kelly. The Waterford forward dragged Cahalane to the ground with what appeared to be the faceguard following a …

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Austin Gleeson Has Become The Victim Of His Own Ability

Bord Gais Energy GAA Hurling All-Ireland Under 21 Championship Final, Semple Stadium, Thurles, Tipperary 10/9/2016 Galway vs Waterford DJ Foran and Austin Gleeson of Waterford celebrate Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Austin Gleeson, at just 21-years-old, is one of the most ridiculously talented men in the country. That said, he has already become the victim of his own success. The 2016 Hurler of the Year burst onto the scene as an exciting minor in 2013. The Mount Sion man’s talents were clear as day even back then. However, what would follow …

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