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Tipperary And Wexford Serve Up An Absolute Cracker In Nowlan Park

Tipperary

Over 19,000 patrons packed into Nowlan Park today to witness a real classic between Tipperary and Wexford. While the final scoreline of 5-18 to 1-19 may not do the Wexford challenge justice, Tipp showed their class by kicking on down the final stretch. The game may be best remembered for Davy Fitzgerald’s intrusion of the pitch in the first half, …

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Shanahan Brothers Spearhead Mother And Father Of All Comebacks

Dan Shanahan

Maurice Shanahan stepped out of his brother’s shadow to be well regarded as one of the top marksmen in intercounty hurling, winning an All-Star award in 2015. 2007 Hurler of the Year Dan is a selector on the Waterford team these days, but is still hurling away for his club, Lismore. The brothers helped Lismore to a Munster Intermediate title …

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Eoin Larkin Column: How Close Are Wexford To Tipperary?

GAA Allianz Hurling League Division 1A Quarter-Final, Nowlan Park, Kilkenny 2/4/2017 Kilkenny vs Wexford Wexford manager Davy Fitzgerald Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ken Sutton

Wexford face their next litmus test against Tipperary in Nowlan Park tomorrow. Davy Fitzgerald’s arrival has brought a number of changes. They look a lot fitter and stronger, and are playing with huge confidence. They’ve always had players well able to hurl but now they seem to have the confidence and swagger that has been missing in recent times in …

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Tipperary Recall Big Guns As Teams Named For League Semi-Finals

GAA All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Final, Croke Park, Dublin 4/9/2016 Kilkenny vs Tipperary John McGrath, Seamus Callanan and Jason Forde of Tipperary celebrate at the final whistle Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Anybody who thought that Tipperary weren’t going all out to win the National Hurling League have been mistaken. Michael Ryan has named his side to take on Wexford in Nowlan Park tomorrow, and there is a real feel that this resembles their Championship side. The Premier have used over 30 players throughout this League campaign, but tomorrow’s team contains 12 …

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Tipperary Dealt Injury Blow Ahead Of National League Semi-Final Vs Wexford

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A, Croke Park, Dublin 11/2/2017 Dublin vs Tipperary Dublin's Oisin O'Rourke with Donagh Maher of Tipperary Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

With the National League semi-finals approaching this weekend, Tipperary will have to make plans without corner back Donagh Maher, according to the Irish Examiner. The 28-year-old picked up a hamstring injury at training on Tuesday and is now a doubt for the county’s Munster opener against Cork on May 21, having shone at corner back in the early rounds of the league. …

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TG4 Knock It Out Of The Ballpark Again With Upcoming Weekend GAA Coverage

TG4

TG4 enjoyed an historic broadcast last weekend as 642,000 viewers tuned into Dublin’s defeat to Kerry. The Connemara-based station is set for another bumper weekend of GAA coverage with four live games in store. On Saturday, both semi-finals in the u21 All-Ireland Football Championship are taking place, and will be shown live. First up, Dublin take on Donegal, before Galway and …

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