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Martin Storey To Be Appointed As Wicklow Hurling Manager

Hurling in Wicklow has been on the rise in recent seasons, and it is set to receive a massive boost with the news that former Wexford All-Ireland winning captain Martin Storey will take over as manager of the senior hurling team. The Irish Independent are reporting that he will be ratified by the county board next Monday. The Garden County reached …

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Rory Jacob Retires From Inter-County Hurling

Wexford GAA

Wexford forward Rory Jacob has called it a day after 14 seasons with the Yellowbellies. The Oulart the Ballagh clubman starred in the county’s last provincial title, scoring 1-1 as they overcame Kilkenny in the 2004 Leinster semi-final, beating the Cat with a last minute goal. Younger brother of Michael Jacob, Rory made his debut in 2002, and was the oldest player …

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The Most Invincible GAA Teams Of All Time

Patrick Conway sets about discovering some of the GAA’s most unbeatable teams down through the years.  The Invincibles: the name we all connect to Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal side of the 2003-04 season. They went through that entire league season unbeaten. However, there were 12 draws and defeats in the other main competitions they played in; semi-final defeats in both domestic cups and a …

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You Win Some, You Lose… Many: The Serial Losers Of GAA

It gives this writer no pleasure at all that the Mayo footballers and Galway hurlers have provided lots of material for this article. Like most fans who are not from Dublin or Kilkenny, this writer was hoping beyond hope that the two Connacht teams would prevail. Galway, along with Waterford, raised this year’s hurling championship above the mundane. Meanwhile, Mayo fans never …

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Pundit Arena End of Season Hurling Power Rankings

Another year, another winter Liam McCarthy will spend Noreside. For some counties, it was a positive summer, for others, it is very much a case of back to the drawing board. Here are the Pundit Arena end of season power rankings for hurling. As always, let us know your thoughts in the comment section below, or on our Facebook page. …

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Can Wexford Really Trouble Kilkenny?

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Now that formalities are out of the way, Wexford will travel to Kilkenny on Sunday week to take on the All-Ireland Champions. Few outside of the Model County give them a chance of overcoming the Cats. Brian Barry considers the prospects of an upset. _____ Ok, there are no hurling matches this weekend, so we begin the long, lonely countdown …

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PA Hurling – Team of the Week – 27th of July

It was a very disappointing weekend of All-Ireland Hurling Quarter-Finals. Two tight contests were anticipated but in the end Tipperary and Limerick eased their way through to the last four of the championship. Unsurprisingly the ‘Team of the Week’ is dominated by players from Tipperary and Limerick. So here is this week’s selection; 1. Nickie Quaid – Limerick Quaid was …

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Wexford v Limerick – Three Talking Points

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  Can Wexford improve? The Yellowbellies have been the story of the championship summer thus far, but against Limerick, they face their toughest test yet in knockout hurling. The victories over Clare and Waterford have been a big boost to hurling in the county, but both were perhaps easier than anticipated. Limerick, on the other hand, will be confident that …

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PA Hurling Team of the Week – 7th of July

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It was a huge weekend of hurling, and Sean Cremin is here with the PA Hurling Team of the Week. Two games lived up to expectation while the Leinster final was a big disappointment. Tipperary answered some questions while Galway increased the amount of questions that will be asked them. Dublin failed to live up to expectation as Kilkenny got their …

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A Huge Weekend of Hurling

As of this weekend two good teams will be eliminated from the hurling championship and the first provincial crown of the year will be decided. Sean Cremin looks at a huge weekend for hurling. This weekend sees three games taking place with everything to play for. There are two very attractive qualifier games in store; Clare v Wexford and Tipperary …

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Joe Canning, Under-21 & Minor Huling, Qualifiers, Team News and More GAA Talking Points – 27th of June

Provincial Championships Dublin

Sean Cremin is here again with the regular round up of the week’s GAA news stories. ‘Anything You Can Do I Can Do Better’ Joe Canning must have singing the lyrics to this song to himself following his equalising score against Kilkenny. Galway drew level having trailed by nine points. They scored three goals and looked to have earned a dramatic draw. …

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