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Jason Redmond

A 20-year-old from Wexford, Jason is an English and History student at the University of Limerick.

ROC Protection: Hurling Base Layer Inventors Have Big Ambitions For Product

Since their appearance on RTÉ’s Late Late Show in February student-owned business ROC Protection has continued to grow and develop.  The dynamic trio of Ross Byrne, Carl Cullen and Cormac Spain, from Clonkeen College, Blackrock in Dublin, came up with the idea as 17-year-olds for their transition year mini company project.  As a lot of readers may already be aware from …

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Tipperary Vs Cork: The Three Key Men For Each Side

Cork Tipperary

On Sunday, the Munster Senior Hurling Championship will get underway and we look at the key players to look out for in the upcoming battle between Tipperary and Cork.  Undoubtedly, the beginning of the Munster Championship is a date that many GAA fans look forward to, but this year it is particularly interesting. The rivalry and history between Tipperary and …

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Nenagh Éire Óg Appoint Offaly Hurling Legend As New Manager

Allianz Hurling League Division 1 Quarter-Final 29/3/2015 Offaly vs Tipperary Offaly manager Brian Whelehan Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

On Monday afternoon former All-Ireland winner and Offaly legend Brian Whelehan was ratified as the new Nenagh Éire Óg senior hurling manager.    Since stepping into management in 2009, Whealahan has had spells with both Camross from Laois and Kiltormer in Galway. In 2013, he gladly took over the Offaly Senior hurling team, however, after achieving little success with his …

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Should The Laois Hurlers Feel Begrudged After Today’s Leinster Hurling Draw?

Westmeath Laois

On Sunday, the final games of the round-robin Leinster hurling championship were played which resulted in both Laois and Westmeath progressing into the Leinster quarter-final stages. The draw, which was held on Sunday meant that Laois will play Wexford at home while Westmeath will host Offaly in the Leinster quarter-finals. In the other quarter-final, Dublin will face Galway in a game …

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Former Ireland Underage International Selected For UAE National Team

REPRO FREE***PRESS RELEASE NO REPRODUCTION FEE*** 2017 RBS 6 Nations Rugby Championship Launch, The Hurlingham Club, Ranelagh Gardens, London 25/1/2017 The IRFU Crest Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

Former Ireland under-19 rugby international Sean Carey has been selected to join the United Arab Emirates international squad, according to Middle East outlet The National Carey will compete in the top tier of the Asian Rugby Championship in Malaysia that will begin this Sunday. Eleven years ago Carey togged out alongside current Ireland rugby internationals Keith Earls and Cian Healy in …

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Wexford Camogie Player Sends Beautiful Message To GAA Community

On Sunday, Wexford hurling fans dared to believe as they witnessed their senior hurling team overcome the mighty Cats for the first time since their 2004 Leinster final win.  On a day when Davy Fitzgerald’s charges sought a remarkable victory, the Wexford camogie team lost out to Dublin by five points in Wexford Park in their National League game. Amidst …

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Dublin And Monaghan Served Up A Classic Game Of Football And The Reaction Summed It Up

Allianz Football League Division 1, Clones, Co. Monaghan 2/4/2017 Monaghan vs Dublin Dublin's Brian Fenton with Conor Mc Manus of Monaghan Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Grealy

On Sunday, supporters of gaelic football were treated to an absolute football classic in St Tiernach’s Park.  The National League game between Monaghan and Dublin ended on a scoreline of 1-15 to 2-15. With a place in the National League Football final at stake, both teams left absolutely nothing on the field of play. Without a doubt, the pulsating game was one …

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Oisín McConville Goes To Extraordinary Lengths To Avoid Cheltenham

Cheltenham Ulster Senior Football Championship Final 20/7/2008 Armagh Oisin McConville Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

To many, the Cheltenham festival is a momentous period on the sporting calendar. Crowds erupt through the doors of bookmakers; the buzz is electric and it seems like almost the whole country has placed a bet. One man who won’t be placing a bet, however, is Oisín McConville.  On the eve of Cheltenham’s first race, the former legendary Armagh gaelic footballer gave …

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National Hurling League: Five Standout Players Of The Weekend

With another National Hurling League weekend just about coming to an end, we assess some of the standout performances.  Across the weekend, we were presented with some unbelievable, passionate and entertaining games of hurling. From a palpitating performance by two of our countries best in Thurles to the complete demolition of Laois in Division 1b, certainly, this weekend’s hurling action further highlighted …

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