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Jason Redmond

A 21-year-old from Wexford, Jason is a final year English and History student at the University of Limerick.

Four In-Form Players To Watch During Sunday’s Hurling Quarter-Finals

Munster Under 21 Hurling Championship Semi-Final, Walsh Park, Waterford 13/7/2016 Waterford vs Clare Waterford manager Sean Power congratulates Shane Bennett as he is replaced late in the game Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

If you want to be anywhere this Sunday afternoon, it has to be Thurles. Semple Stadium will host two All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship quarter-finals for 2016, with Wexford v Waterford and Galway v Clare the games on show. Whether you’re going to Thurles or watching the games on TV, this article will pin-point some key players to watch. _____ Shane Bennett Waterford’s Shane …

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Opinion: The U21 Hurling Championship Needs To Be Restructured

There’s no doubt that the Bord Gais Energy Under 21 Championship is unique. The football and hurling championships have structures in place solely to benefit each provincial winner. It’s a knock-out type championship too, which makes it all the more entertaining and nail-biting for both sets of fans. However, even though this championship structure works for Gaelic football, sadly the same cannot be said for …

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[VIDEO] Warning GRAPHIC: Demba Ba Suffers Horrific Leg Break

The football side of Twitter went into absolute meltdown on Sunday for a not-so-good reason. Former Newcastle and Chelsea player Demba Ba broke his leg while playing in China and the images and video of the incident are not for the faint hearted.  Legs, simply, are not meant to bend like that and this particular injury looks absolutely horrific. Ba was playing for Shanghai …

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Hard To See Beyond The Winners Of Munster For The All-Ireland U21 Crown

We are well and truly underway in the Bord Gais Energy U21 hurling championship at this stage. It’s been an exciting championship already, one that has caused some major upsets and provided plenty of quality games along the way.  In Leinster, we have seen Westmeath do the unthinkable by attaining a result against Kilkenny. Undoubtedly, this was one of the biggest …

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Top Of The Pops: The Five Best All-Ireland Final Songs

We’re well into the 2016 Senior Football and Hurling Championships at this stage of the summer, so we have put together a Top 5 list of the best All-Ireland final songs from both GAA codes. Warning: This could be controversial and some passionate GAA fans might react badly. There are some beauties in this list, but hopefully there will be some …

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Crystal Palace Hugely Increase Their Bid For Liverpool Frontman [Report]

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - AUGUST 17: Christian Benteke of Liverpool reacts after a missed chance during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and A.F.C. Bournemouth at Anfield on August 17, 2015 in Liverpool, United Kingdom. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Liverpool striker, Christian Benteke is back in the news again… Premier league side Crystal Palace previously set their sights on the Belgian international last month, but nothing major arose from their 25 million pound bid. Since then, Palace have now been forced to increase their offer to 31.5 million pounds, according to reports by The Guardian and reliable journalist Ed Malyon. A …

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Opinion: Wales Have The Talent And Momentum To Win Euro 2016

Although it may seem like a dream for many Welsh fans, the Wales national football team are in with a great chance of Euro 2016 victory. Last Friday, Wales defeated a strongly-tipped Belguim side 3-1 to reach the semi-final stage. Along the way, they have also defeated Slovakia, Russia and Northern Ireland – an outstanding achievement from a country populated …

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Leinster Championship Untenable If Dublin’s Dominance Continues

In the past 11 years, a Dublin football team has walked up the steps of the Hogan Stand nine times to collect the Delaney Cup. The Leinster Senior Football Championship is a shambles. A winner other than Dublin came in 2010, after a Meath team overcame Louth controversially. Before that, we have to travel back to 2004 when a Westmeath team defeated …

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