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Hurling Team Of The Week: The Men From Munster Dominate

We were treated to two cracking hurling quarter-finals over the weekend with Clare and Limerick edging their way into the All Ireland semi-finals at the expense of Wexford and Kilkenny. As a result, there’s plenty of competition in our Hurling Team of the Week. 1 Eoin Murphy (Kilkenny) Every week he plays, his name ends up on one team of …

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Winners And Losers As World Cup Ends & Super 8s Begin

As the World Cup draws to a close and the Super 8s kick into gear let’s take a look at the winners and losers from this weekend of sporting action. _____ Winners: France A second World Cup triumph 20 years after their first, France defeated opponents Croatia by 4-2 in Sunday’s final in Moscow. Despite starting on the backfoot the …

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Five Conclusions As All Ireland Hurling Semi-Finals Confirmed

Three Munster teams in the final four This year’s Munster championship was one of the most surprising, exhilarating and enthralling competitions in recent years, courtesy of the new round-robin structure. Every game was hotly contested with no team getting an easy ride. At one stage, each team had a realistic chance of reaching the final, going to the qualifiers or …

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Late Morrissey Super Strike Sees Limerick Clinch Victory Over Kilkenny

Kilkenny 1-22 Limerick 0-27 Limerick have secured their first win over Kilkenny since 1973 after a thrilling encounter in Semple Stadium this afternoon. Kilkenny’s strategy of moving TJ Reid to full-forward paid dividends in the opening stages as the Ballyhale Shamrocks man caused havoc among a full back line that struggled in the Munster semi-final against Clare. His battle with Seán …

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Watch: Eoin Murphy’s Two Stunning Saves Keep Kilkenny In The Game

Kilkenny goalkeeper Eoin Murphy is having an incredible game in the Cats’ All Ireland hurling quarter-final against Limerick. Murphy has kept a scintillating Limerick forward line goalless following two incredible saves in either half. The first came after Aaron Gillane fizzed the sliotar off his boot, but Murphy managed to pull off a stunning top corner save to deny the …

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Preview: Who Will Take The Last Hurling Semi-Final Spot?

It’s the battle of two extremely proud hurling counties today in Thurles as Limerick and Kilkenny battle it out for a place in this year’s All Ireland semi-final. We take a look at some of the key issues ahead of the 2pm throw-in. What has changed since last year’s encounter? Kilkenny and Limerick played out a thrilling game in Nowlan …

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Kilkenny And Limerick Name Teams For Sunday’s Crunch Quarter-Final

Kilkenny and Limerick have named their respective sides ahead of Sunday’s All-Ireland Senior Hurling quarter-final at Semple Stadium (throw-in 2 pm).  Brian Cody has made two changes to the side who lost to Galway in the Leinster Hurling final replay. Cody has brought in Colin Fennelly and Martin Keoghan to replace Walter Walsh and John Donnelly. This means there is no …

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The Hottest GAA Stories From A Huge Week Of Action

After a week which saw a mass Mayo exodus, a Canning controversy and the Super 8s lineup completed let’s take a look at some of the hottest GAA stories from the past seven days. _____ 1) Up To 10 Players Walk Out On Mayo Ladies Team One of the biggest stories of the week in all of Irish sports, ten …

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