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Select Hurling XV Containing One Player Per County

hurling XV

Earlier this month, we undertook the task of selecting a Gaelic Football XV comprised of just one player per county and now we have done the same in hurling.  It was not a straight-forward task but we eventually settled on an intriguing team that features players from every county that took part in the 2019 provincial championships and the Joe …

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Quiz: Name The Iconic Hurling Team Of The Century

Team of the century

Can you name all 15 members of the legendary Hurling Team of the Century? This team was selected in 1984 as part of the GAA’s centenary year celebrations and is comprised of the best hurlers to feature throughout the 1900s. Six counties are represented on the Team of the Century and the players’ county is named as a hint in …

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Ranking The Top Contenders In Hurling With Break In Play

Unfortunately, hurling and Gaelic football are on hiatus and it’s looking more and more likely that the break will be extended due to Covid-19.  However, this break in play allows us an opportunity to step back and analyse who are the top contenders in hurling following what has been an interesting Allianz League group campaign. So here are the hurling …

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Poll: Who Will Be Crowned All-Ireland Hurling Champions In 2020?

All-Ireland

The future of GAA in Ireland in 2020 is uncertain given the current impact Covid-19 has had on sporting events. However, we hope that we will have a smooth-running championship to look forward to this summer.  2019 was certainly filled with plenty of drama, from Waterford’s poor showing to Galway’s early exit to the tense semi-finals that saw Kilkenny and …

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Quiz: Name The Hurling League Winning Managers From Last Decade

league

Six teams remain in the hunt for the 2020 Division 1 Allianz League Hurling title with two mouth-watering quarter-finals set to take place this weekend.  The conversation surrounding the league and its importance continues to rattle on especially considering the majority of teams in the two Division 1 groups are guaranteed to meet again later in the year given the …

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GAA Confirm Fixture Details For Hurling League Quarter-Finals

Allianz league quarter-final

The GAA have today confirmed the fixture details for the two quarter-finals in the Allianz Hurling League down for decision next weekend. Waterford were confirmed as quarter-finalists on Saturday night after their 1-21 to 1-17 loss to Limerick on Saturday evening saw the Treaty men top Group A and progress straight to the league semi-finals. Liam Cahill’s side will take …

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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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