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Kevin Daly
A lover of all sports, a master of none.

Watch: A Look Back At Limerick & Kilkenny’s Titanic 2014 Clash

Undoubtedly the pick of this weekend’s qualifier games is Kilkenny versus Limerick; two sides that have struggled for form lately.    However, the GAA’s official Twitter account have now taken a look back at a time before this, when Limerick and Kilkenny took part in a titanic clash. The setting for this particular clash was straight out a Hollywood blockbuster. Incessant rain …

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Five Players Derek McGrath Could Introduce To Freshen His Waterford Side

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A, Croke Park, Dublin 4/3/2017 Dublin vs Waterford Waterford manager Derek McGrath Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

Waterford were hugely disappointing in their defeat to Cork last Sunday week. With the Déise appearing flat, it may be time for Derek McGrath to consider some of these new players to freshen things up. During the winter, many tipped Waterford to have a major say in the 2017 championship. However, a mixed league campaign dampened expectations somewhat. Still, many believed that …

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Major Injury Boost For Cork’s Munster Final Hopes

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Qualifiers Round 1, Pairc Ui Rinn, Cork 2/7/2016 Cork vs Dublin Cork manager Kieran Kingston Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

The Cork hurlers have been handed a big boost ahead of their Munster final Sunday week. Injury doubt Conor Lehane has been declared fit ahead of the tie. So far Lehane has been one of the players of the championship. The Midleton ace performed superbly versus Tipperary in May before repeating the trick against the Déise. Conor Lehane has played …

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Austin Gleeson Has Become The Victim Of His Own Ability

Bord Gais Energy GAA Hurling All-Ireland Under 21 Championship Final, Semple Stadium, Thurles, Tipperary 10/9/2016 Galway vs Waterford DJ Foran and Austin Gleeson of Waterford celebrate Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Austin Gleeson, at just 21-years-old, is one of the most ridiculously talented men in the country. That said, he has already become the victim of his own success. The 2016 Hurler of the Year burst onto the scene as an exciting minor in 2013. The Mount Sion man’s talents were clear as day even back then. However, what would follow …

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Ranking The Top Five Hurling Goalkeepers In The Game Right Now

So far this year we have seen an exhibition of goalkeeping. From Eoin Murphy’s league performances to Anthony Nash’s incredible championship form, it’s a golden generation for net-minders. So, with that in mind, we have decided to rank the top 5 hurling goalkeepers in the game right now. In the past decade we had the elite foursome of Damien Fitzhenry, …

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What Does Defeat To Cork Mean Now For Waterford?

Munster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Semi-Final, Semple Stadium, Thurles, Co. Tipperary 18/6/2017 Cork vs Waterford Cork’s Bill Cooper with Austin Gleeson Waterford Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

Cork were outstanding on Sunday. The Déise, however, will be extremely disappointed with their showing. But, as the dust slowly settles on Sunday’s Munster Championship semi-final, what does this defeat mean for Waterford? Coming into the game the mood in the south-east was optimistic. Despite a positive showing in their first round victory, the general feeling was that the Déise …

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