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Interesting Stats Emerge From Dublin And Limerick’s All-Ireland Triumph

It was another unforgettable summer of GAA, especially for Dublin and Limerick. Dublin’s dominance continued as they steamrolled to a fourth successive All Ireland senior football championship and the ‘Drive For Five’ will certainly be the focus in 2019 for Jim Gavin’s side. Limerick, meanwhile, ended the 45-year wait for an All-Ireland as the Liam MacCarthy cup finally returned to …

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Galway Pair & Limerick Star Nominated For Hurler Of The Year

Limerick’s Cian Lynch and Galway pair Joe Canning and Padraic Mannion have been nominated for 2018 Hurler of the Year.  Canning is aiming to retain his 2017 title and would be the first hurler to win the honour in two successive years. While this is Canning’s third nomination, it is the first time for both Mannion and Lynch, with the …

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15 Limerick Hurlers Nominated As Treaty Dominate All-Star Contention

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2018 All-Ireland champions Limerick, capped off a fantastic year by leading this year’s hurling All-Star nominations, with 15 players in contention for selection. The 45 players shortlist was released today with the Treaty dominating proceedings following their first Liam MacCarthy triumph in 45 years. There are a total of eight counties represented in the nominations with beaten All-Ireland finalists Galway, just …

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Club Roundup: Shock Defeat For Dr Crokes While Nemo Progress

One of the biggest shocks in the club championship this weekend came in Kerry where Kerins O’Rahilly’s came from nine points down to record a 3-18 to 2-17 victory over champions, Dr Crokes.  Dr Crokes looked to have the win secured with ten minutes to go but two goals from Tommy Walsh helped them to a 13-point swing in the final …

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Brian Cody Expected To Continue The Course With Kilkenny Hurlers

It is being reported today that Brian Cody will decide to stay on as manager of the Kilkenny senior hurling team.  The Cats have been in a transitional period over the last two years but 2018 was promising as Cody’s side claimed a league title, in addition to losing to eventual champions Limerick by just two points in the All-Ireland …

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Westmeath To Appoint Limerick Legend Quaid As He Departs Kildare

Former Limerick goalkeeper, Joe Quaid has left his role as Kildare hurling manager after three years in charge. It is expected that the two-time All Star winner will now take over as boss of Westmeath, following the departure of Michael Ryan earlier this summer. Ryan was with the county for almost four years, guiding them to the Joe McDonagh final …

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Late Tipperary Goal Seals Dramatic U21 Final Win Over Cork

Cork 1-16 Tipperary 3-13 In front of a crowd of 16,173, Tipperary were crowned U21 hurling champions for the first time since 2010. A burst of scores from Cork looked to have sealed the win for the Rebels before the substitutes for the Premier County combined to edge the win in dramatic style. Determined not to repeat the mistakes of the …

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Mannion Narrowly Beats Mulcahy To PA Hurler Of The Year Award

Following a suitably dramatic All Ireland final that finished an epic summer of hurling, we asked our readers to vote for their Hurler and Young Hurler of the Year.  After some brilliant performances, the nominees for Hurler of the Year were Joe Canning and Padraic Mannion of Galway and Graeme Mulcahy from the All Ireland champions, Limerick. Cork’s Mark Coleman …

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