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Despite Mark Schutte Loss, Dublin Hurlers Won’t Settle For Anything Less Than A Win Over Galway


The Dublin hurlers enter the Leinster Championship on Sunday with some less-than-ideal preparations. Following a winter where former players spoke out in the media against the current regime, the Boys in Blue were relegated from Division 1A of the League. The return of the Cuala cohort, who won the All-Ireland Club Championship, will be a boost to the team, but the …

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TJ Reid Pinpoints The Key Gym Exercises For Intercounty Hurlers

Leinster GAA Senior Hurling Championship Final, Croke Park, Dublin 3/7/2016 Kilkenny vs Galway Kilkenny's TJ Reid Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

TJ Reid’s attitude to gyms has certainly changed. While the 2015 Hurler of the Year has always valued strength and conditioning, he used to take a more old school approach! Who needs a gym when u have to throw a 1000 tyres onto a silage pit #silage15 #core #farming pic.twitter.com/miF5zpTCLH — TJ Reid (@_tjreid) June 8, 2015 However, 2017 has …

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Dublin Star Philly McMahon Hit With Ban For Abusive Language Towards Referee

GAA All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Semi-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 28/8/2016 Dublin vs Kerry Dublin's Philly McMahon Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Dublin manager Jim Gavin will have to plan without Philly McMahon for their Championship opener against Carlow. The Ballymun Kickhams clubman has been charged with abusive language towards referee Paddy Neilan in the League final. The GAA have tonight released a statement that the 29-year-old will now miss the tie with Carlow on June 3. pic.twitter.com/MP9R2UjOBv — The GAA (@officialgaa) …

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Pádraic Maher: You Can’t Question Tipperary’s Desire

Tipperary captain Pádraic Maher cut a dejected figure as he faced the press following yesterday’s defeat to Cork. In his own words, he was “gutted.” The Thurles Sars defender was understandably extremely disappointed with his team’s loss, having been heavy favourites going into the game. The Premier were set to launch the defence of their Munster and All Ireland titles …

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Three Unsung Heroes For Cork In Tipperary Win

Munster GAA Senior Hurling Championship Quarter-Final , Semple Stadium, Thurles, Co. Tipperary 21/5/2017 Tipperary vs Cork Tipperary's Brendan Maher and Damian Cahalane of Cork Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

Yesterday, the Munster championship that has failed to excite in the past number of years produced a classic the hurling world had been crying out for as Cork defeated Tipperary. We take a look at three of the unsung heroes as the Cork hurlers triumphed. During the week Cork’s leaders were called into question. Many had doubted some of the …

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Five Crucial Moments In Yesterday’s Munster Hurling Opener

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Hurling fans all over the country are still on a high following yesterday’s thriller in Thurles. Cork’s shock victory has added to an already exciting championship. We take a look at five crucial moments in yesterday’s Munster Championship opener. Tipperary were expected to steamroll their way past The Rebels in Semple Stadium yesterday. As reigning All-Ireland champions, the game was …

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Conor Lehane Comes Of Age And Cork Fans Couldn’t Be Happier

Since making his championship debut for Cork in 2011 in his first year out of minor, there has been a wave of expectation on Conor Lehane to deliver on his billing as one of the hottest prospects in hurling. Yesterday he did that.  The Midleton man came of age in the epic Munster championship encounter with Tipperary in Thurles on …

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