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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.

Watch: Limerick’s Kyle Hayes Makes Outrageous Block With Hand

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A Semi-Final, Gaelic Grounds, Limerick 16/4/2017 Limerick vs Galway Limerick's Kyle Hayes with Adrian Tuohy of Galway Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Yesterday, the main talking point after the two u-21 All-Ireland hurling semi-finals was whether or not it is time to restructure the competition. With Kilkenny’s demolition of Derry by 52 points and Galway’s automatic qualification to the All-Ireland semi-final stage, questions were posed. Although the Limerick and Galway game proved a worthwhile watch for the everyday GAA supporter, it’s the bigger picture …

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Opinion: Saturday’s Farce Should Be The Last Straw For Current U-21 Structure

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On Saturday evening, Limerick emerged victorious in the All-Ireland semi-final against Galway in a thrilling encounter. The game ended with a four-point victory for the Treaty men on a scoreline of 2-23 to 2-19, with Barry Nash and Aaron Gillane playing well throughout for Limerick. For Galway, their senior star Conor Whelan played well, as did Jack Coyne who looks like …

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Silver Lining: Kilkenny Conveyor Belt Still In Full Flow

One of the shocks of the 2017 senior hurling championship was the early exit of Kilkenny after they were beaten by Wexford and Waterford respectively. In light of their previous successful seasons, 2017 was one to forget for Brian Cody’s Cats. Their losses to Waterford and Clare in the National League were unpredictable, but their rocky start epitomised the season that was …

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Jackie Tyrrell Identifies Three Potential Replacements Once Cody Retires

GAA Hurling All Ireland Senior Championship Final, Croke Park, Dublin 6/9/2015.Kilkenny vs Galway.Kilkenny manager Brian Cody celebrates with Jackie Tyrrell.Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

Jackie Tyrrell is one of the most decorated GAA players of all time, having won eleven Leinster titles, nine All-Irelands, six National Hurling Leagues and four All-Stars during his playing career.  Behind one of the most successful GAA players ever though, was simply the best hurling manager ever to grace the sideline in Brian Cody. The legendary Kilkenny corner-back lined …

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Stephen Rochford Names Mayo Side For Roscommon Derby Clash

Limerick , Ireland - 22 July 2017; Mayo manager Stephen Rochford before the GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Championship Round 4A match between Cork and Mayo at Gaelic Grounds in Co. Limerick. (Photo By Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

On Sunday, Stephen Rochford’s Mayo side will travel to Croke Park to face neighbours Roscommon in the All-Ireland Football Championship quarter-final.  Mayo enter this game after successfully navigating their way through the back door, where they overcame Derry and then Cork after extra-time. Although the Westerners went down two of the most difficult routes, they still came out on top and …

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Incredible Stat Shows Why Wexford Wing-Back Should Be Considered For All-Star Award

Leinster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Final, Croke Park, Dublin 2/7/2017 Wexford vs Galway Wexford’s Diarmuid O’Keefe Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

On Sunday, Davy Fitzgerald’s Wexford were knocked out of the championship by neighbours Waterford.  Even though most Yellowbellies were disappointed with the performances in the previous two games, if you were to ask any Wexford fan at the beginning of the year if they would be happy with what their players have achieved in 2017, they would have bitten your hand off. The …

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We Will See An Unfamiliar Team In The U-21 All-Ireland Hurling Semi-Final This Year

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One unique beauty of the u-21 inter-county championship is that it’s a complete knockout competition, and once you’re beaten, there’s no coming back.  That will be the case for the Antrim u-21 hurlers, as Derry achieved an unfamiliar result in the Ulster u-21 hurling championship yesterday evening after overcoming the Saffrons by two points in the semi-final. The result meant that …

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