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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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Galway Survive Rousing Kilkenny Fightback To Retain Leinster Title

Leinster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Final Replay, Semple Stadium, Thurles, Co. Tipperary 8/7/2018 Galway vs Kilkenny Galway's Padraig Mannion and Liam Blanchfield of Kilkenny

Galway saw off the challenge of Kilkenny to retain the Leinster championship in Sunday’s replay in an absolute classic in Thurles. With last weekend’s original clash in Croke Park ending in a draw, a second outing was needed to finally separate these two – and while Galway looked at one point to be steamrolling their way to the title, a stirring …

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Carlow’s Historic Summer Comes To An End At The Hands Of Limerick

Carlow 0-13 Limerick 5-22 Three goals in the first 20 minutes helped Limerick glide past Carlow and book their place in the All Ireland quarter-finals. It was the worst possible start for the Joe McDonagh champions with teenager, Kyle Hayes netting for the visitors after just 30 seconds. Carlow responded well with points from Denis Murphy and Edward Byrne but were dealt a …

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Ryan O’Dwyer Calls Time On His Dublin Hurling Career

One of the most animated characters in the Dublin hurling scene has announced his retirement.  In an interview with TheHerald.ie Ryan O’Dwyer revealed that he informed his teammates of his decision following their round-robin defeat to Galway last month. “I said it to the lads I’d soldiered with for the last number of years, I said ‘thanks very much’. They made me …

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The Major Talking Points After A Feast Of U21 Hurling Action

With the World Cup on hiatus, Irish sports fans turned their attention to the U21 hurling last night and they weren’t disappointed. Here’s the major talking points from both the Leinster and Munster finals.  Cork’s second Munster title in four days What a week to be a Cork GAA fan. First the senior Munster title and now a U21 trophy to …

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Galway Stun Wexford With Last-Second Goal In Extra-Time

It was an absolutely riveting affair in today’s Bord Gáis Energy U21 Leinster Hurling Final between Galway and Wexford. Today’s matchup was an incredibly tight and evenly contested Leinster final from the offset as Galway met Wexford in what amounted to an absolutely scintillating affair in Portlaoise this evening. After exchanging points in the match’s early stages, it was Galway’s …

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