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Five Reasons Why This Could Be Clare’s Year

GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship Final Replay 28/9/2013 Clare vs Cork Shane O'Donnell holds the Liam McCarthy Cup while being lifted in front of Hill 16 by team mates Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Ever since their 2013 triumph, it seems Clare have become one of the most underwhelming sides in the country. A new management regime brings fresh hope and we’re discussing five reasons why this could be Clare’s year. When Wexford dumped the reigning All-Ireland champions out of the All-Ireland qualifiers in 2014, it was widely accepted that Davy Fitz’s young Clare …

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Cathal Barrett Dropped From Tipperary Senior Hurling Panel

GAA Hurling All Ireland Senior Championship Semi-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 16/8/2015.Tipperary vs Galway.A dejected Cathal Barrett of Tipperary after the game

Tipperary’s Cathal Barrett has been cut from the senior panel, according to multiple sources on Tuesday night. The 23-year-old came off with a knee injury in last week’s Munster SHC defeat to Cork and while he would in all likelihood have been injured for the county’s All-Ireland qualifier, manager Michael Ryan has left him in no doubt that he will …

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Eight Players To Watch In This Year’s U-21 Hurling Championship

Bord Gais Energy GAA Hurling All-Ireland Under 21 Championship Final, Semple Stadium, Thurles, Tipperary 10/9/2016 Galway vs Waterford Waterford's Patrick Curran and Adam Farrell lift the trophy Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

TG4’s coverage of the Bord Gais U-21 Hurling Championship begins tomorrow night with the meeting of Dublin and Kilkenny. For years now this has proven to be one of the most exciting championships in the game. Here we look at some of the players to watch out for in this year’s competition. Over the years we have seen some thrillers …

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What The Hell Has Gone Wrong With Limerick Hurling?

What has Limerick hurling achieved in the last five years? Munster champions in 2013, Munster finalists in 2014, beating Tipperary consecutively in 2013 and 2014, All-Ireland under-21 champions in 2015, All-Ireland Club champions (Na Piarsaigh) in 2016, Munster minor champions 2013 and 2014, All-Ireland minor finalists in 2014 and 2016, Dr Harty Cup champions (Ardscoil Rís) 2014 and 2016. In …

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“It’s A Building Process” – Limerick’s Peter Casey Urges Patience From Supporters

Masita GAA All Ireland Post Primary Schools Croke Cup Final, Semple Stadium, Thurles, Co. Tipperary 28/3/2016 St. Kieran's College vs Árdscoil Rís North Circular Limerick St. Kieran's College's of Árdscoil Rís North Circular Limerick Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Talented Limerick forward Peter Casey has asked for patience from the county’s supporters as the Shannonsiders head into the Munster SHC semi-final against Clare with a young squad. Casey, who was a part of John Kiely’s All-Ireland u-21 winning side, has also had success with his cub (Na Piarsaigh) and at schools level with Ardscoil Ris. Speaking to GAA.ie ahead …

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Galway Star Ruled Out For The Season

Leinster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Quarter-Final, O'Connor Park, Tullamore, County Offaly 28/5/2017 Galway vs Dublin Galway’s Paul Killeen down injured

The injury suffered to Galway’s Paul Killeen against Dublin at the weekend has turned out to be as bad as first feared. The corner-back left the field during the Tribesmen’s during the emphatic 2-28 to 1-17 win against Dublin in Tullamore in Sunday’s Leinster SHC quarter-final, and while the victory was something to savour it has come at a considerable …

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Eoin Larkin Column: Dublin Hurling Has Been Set Back 10 Years


Galway were impressive yesterday in Tullamore, but the real story of the day was Dublin. Dublin hurling is after going back ten years. They were so poor in around midfield and half forward line yesterday. The quality is not really there at the moment. It’s hard to see what Ger Cunningham is doing up there. He got rid of a lot of …

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Galway Showed Exactly Why They’re All-Ireland Favourites Vs Dublin

Leinster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Quarter-Final, O'Connor Park, Tullamore, County Offaly 28/5/2017 Galway vs Dublin Galway make their way onto the pitch Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Oisin Keniry

While the result of Galway beating Tipperary in the National Hurling League final was not a major shock, the way in which they managed to do so caught the majority of hurling followers by surprise. They were just as impressive in their Leinster Championship opener for 2017 displaying why they are now regarded as favourites for Liam McCarthy this year. Galway …

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The Evolution Of Joe Canning

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A Final, Gaelic Grounds, Limerick 23/4/2017 Galway vs Tipperary Galway's Joe Canning Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

Ever since his arrival on the senior inter-county hurling scene in 2008, Joe Canning has been a consistent topic of discussion. Over the years we have seen an evolution of Canning’s style of play. His was perhaps one of the most anticipated debuts in the history of the game. A household name in the sport ever before lining out for …

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