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TV Details Ahead Of Jam-Packed Weekend In The Allianz Leagues

Allianz League TV

With Storm Dennis behind us, the Allianz Leagues are expected to run smoothly this weekend with plenty of mouth-watering action to look forward to.  As usual, five Allianz League games will be broadcast on TV beginning with the meeting of Dublin and Wexford in Group B of the Hurling League in Croke Park. The teams currently sit on level points …

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Wexford Keep Stars In Reserve For League Test Against Kilkenny

kilkenny wexford league

Wexford manager Davy Fitzgerald has opted to keep a number of his stars on the bench for their Allianz League clash against Kilkenny in Chadwicks Wexford Park on Sunday.  In total, the team shows two changes to the side who were beaten by Clare in round two of the Allianz League a fortnight ago. Simon Donohue is named at corner-back …

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Talking Points From Exciting Weekend In Allianz Hurling League

Allianz League

Round two of the Allianz Hurling League threw up another entertaining weekend of action with plenty of talking points across Division 1. In Group A, Limerick beat Galway, Waterford cruised past Wexford, and Cork recorded their first victory against Tipperary in Pairc Ui Chaoimh. Meanwhile, in Group B, Kilkenny comprehensively overcame Carlow, Wexford fell to Clare on their home turf …

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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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Darragh O’Connor: From Playing Next To Sheep To Becoming A Fox

—- Originally published October 5th—– _____ Picture the scene; It’s the beginning of March at St Colman’s Park in Cobh, Co Cork. In the 50th minute of the game, Wexford concede their fourth goal via a cruel deflection as a third league defeat on the spin is all but confirmed. At the same time, 20-year-old Wexford-born defender Darragh O’Connor comes …

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

Dublin

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 Come Up Trumps In Pundit Arena Hurling Team Of The Year

Tipperary

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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Poll: Who Will Be Crowned Hurler Of The Year For 2019?

Hurler of the Year 2019

While it might not have reached the heights of 2018, we have been treated to another summer of surprise results, outstanding performances and tactics galore in the Senior Hurling Championship. And yet, at the end of it all, we have yet another All Ireland deciding clash between Tipperary and Kilkenny to look forward to in two week’s time. With only …

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Paul Galvin: I Don’t See Myself As A Conventional GAA Manager

Paul Galvin

Kerry legend Paul Galvin believes he will slot comfortably into his first senior inter-county management role with Wexford. The four-time All Ireland winner was nominated by the Senior Football Management Selection Committee during the week and will be officially ratified in the position on a two-year term at a meeting of the Wexford County Board next month. In a statement, …

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Paul Galvin Named New Wexford Manager

Former Kerry footballer Paul Galvin has been named as the new Wexford manager subject to ratification at the County Board meeting next month. According to a report from South East radio, Galvin will take over the role and backroom team will be confirmed subject to his successful ratification. Galvin, who has become somewhat of a fashion icon since his retirement, …

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Eoin Kelly: “The Time Has Come To Introduce A Second Referee”

Tipperary legend Eoin Kelly believes two referees need to be introduced in hurling following a number of controversial calls during the All Ireland semi-finals at the weekend.  While the Paddy Power GAA Ambassador was critical of Sean Cleere’s performance during Tipperary’s narrow win over Wexford, he also expressed his sympathy and suggested that referees need more help on the pitch. …

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“That’s Human Nature” – Croke Park Defend Refereeing Performances

Referee

Croke Park officials have defended the performances of referees Alan Kelly and Seán Cleere who were both criticised for decisions made during the respective All Ireland hurling semi-finals over the weekend. Kelly took charge of Limerick v Kilkenny on Saturday, a game which ended in controversial circumstances when Darragh O’Donovan’s sideline cut was blocked down and diverted out of play …

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Championship Deep-Dive: Young Guns Answer Sheedy’s Rallying Call

Liam Sheedy

When Patrick ‘Bonner’ Maher suffered his season-ending cruciate injury against Limerick in the Munster round-robin series, the topic of who Liam Sheedy would choose to replace him quickly arose.  Dan McCormack found himself on the bench at the start of the season but when Niall O’Meara picked up a hamstring injury against Cork in their championship opener, he and Jake …

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Davy Fitzgerald: “Whether I Can Do It Again, I Don’t Know”

Davy Fitzgerald

A devastated Davy Fitzgerald spoke to media for almost 10 minutes following his side’s narrow loss to Tipperary in Sunday’s All Ireland semi-final. During that time, the visibly emotional manager praised Tipperary, hit out at critics of his sweeper system but he spent the majority of the press conference speaking about the bond he has built up with the Wexford …

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