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Urban Revolution: The Top City GAA Clubs In The Country

For a variety of reasons, the GAA is going from strength to strength in urban areas as teams from cities begin to achieve more and more success. Part of this is changing demographics and part of it is investment from Croke Park to promote the sports in schools in cities like Dublin, Cork and even Belfast. While the club is …

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Five Of The Most Dominant GAA Club Teams In The Country

Cora Staunton may well get all the plaudits, but it takes more than one player to win championships and Mayo’s Carnacon have won a hell of a lot of county, provincial and All-Ireland crowns, making them one of the top club sides in the land – in any code. The success of the Connacht side may have gone completely unnoticed had …

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Poll: Who Will Win The All-Ireland Club Hurling Championship?

After Sunday’s action, we now know the final four contenders for the All-Ireland senior club hurling championship as we had the Leinster and Galway finals. Cuala got the better of Kilcormac-Killoughey in Portlaoise as they reinforced their position as the form team in the nation as they retained the provincial crown. A 1-23 to 1-09 victory was a just reward for …

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Mattie Kenny Has An Interesting Theory Why Cuala Found It Tougher In Dublin Than In Leinster

Leinster Senior Hurling Championship Final, O'Moore Park, Portlaoise, Co. Laois 3/12/2017 Cuala manager Mattie Kenny Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ken Sutton

Dublin champions Cuala marched to a second consecutive Leinster title on Sunday afternoon in Portlaoise, after seeing off Kilcormac Killoughey on a scoreline of 1-23 to 1-09. The Dalkey side have been up there to be shot at all season after winning the All-Ireland title last March, but now find themselves back in the final four of the country. The Dublin Championship …

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Cuala’s Approach To Club Championship Odyssey Key To Their Success

Cuala today became the first club since Ballyhale Shamrocks in 2008/2009 to win back-to-back Leinster Club Championships, after a comprehensive victory over Kilcormac/Killoughey in Portlaoise. The Dalkey club now head for the All-Ireland series eager to defend the title they won on St Patrick’s Day, and judging by their showings in recent weeks, they’ll take some stopping. One of the …

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Cuala Power To Leinster Title Defence With Comprehensive Win Over Kilcormac-Killoughey

Leinster Senior Hurling Championship Final, O'Moore Park, Portlaoise, Co. Laois 3/12/2017 Cuala vs Kilcormac-Killoughey Cuala's Con O'Callaghan with Damien Kilmartin of Kilcormac-Killoughey Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ken Sutton

Cuala are Leinster champions for the second consecutive year, after comprehensively seeing off Kilcormac-Killoughey on a scoreline of 1-23 to 1-08. The Dubliners once again displayed their hugely dynamic attack with devastating impact, as David Treacy scored 10 points from placed balls, Colum Sheanon and Colm Cronin bagged three points apiece, while Con O’Callaghan scored 1-02. The Offaly champions came out for …

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