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Five Of The Best Hurlers From Outside Top Tier Traditional Counties

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Last week, we chose the five best hurlers of the modern era never to have won an All-Ireland medal. Hurlers from proud, successful, top-tier hurling counties who have been denied a Celtic Cross medal due to factors outside of their control. Of course, there are plenty more hurlers who deserve just as much recognition but often find themselves overlooked because …

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Cork Dominate Proceedings On Historic Night In Pairc Ui Chaoimh


Cork 1-9 Westmeath 0-6 On a historic day at Páirc Uí Chaoimh the Cork ladies footballers got the defence of their Lidl National Football League Division 1 title off to a winning start thanks largely to Orla Finn’s early flurry of scores. This league clash against Westmeath was the first time the Cork senior ladies played a competitive game at …

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Ciara Trant: “It’s Up To The Rest Of The Pack To Catch Up”

Ciara Trant

Dublin goalkeeper Ciara Trant believes that there are both “pros and cons” to Dublin automatically qualifying for the Leinster final. Mick Bohan’s side will face Westmeath in the provincial decider on Sunday in what will be their first game since exiting the league at the hands of Cork earlier this year. Cork, meanwhile, played a game against Waterford and Kerry …

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Westmeath To Appoint Limerick Legend Quaid As He Departs Kildare

Former Limerick goalkeeper, Joe Quaid has left his role as Kildare hurling manager after three years in charge. It is expected that the two-time All Star winner will now take over as boss of Westmeath, following the departure of Michael Ryan earlier this summer. Ryan was with the county for almost four years, guiding them to the Joe McDonagh final …

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Venues And Times Confirmed For Football and Hurling Qualifiers

The GAA have announced the details of the Round 4 qualifiers of the senior football championship as well as the preliminary quarter-final clashes in the hurling. Portlaoise will play host to a doubleheader on Saturday afternoon as Roscommon face Armagh at 3 pm before Cork and Tyrone go head-to-head at 5 pm. Sky Sports will have coverage of the second …

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Retiring Westmeath Star Has A Bleak Prediction For Counties In Leinster

Westmeath star Denis Glennon has called time on his inter-county career, after giving his all for the Lake County throughout the course of his tenure. A Leinster winner in 2004, Glennon was a member of the squad which reached the 2015 and 2016 provincial deciders. Throughout the course of his career, Glennon saw the Leinster Championship go from a competitive …

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