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Ten Of The Greatest Matches In The History Of The Allianz Leagues

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Allianz are entering their 26th year as title sponsor of the National Hurling and Football Leagues. With the condensed format in 2018, it promises to be a more competitive campaign than ever before. Here, we take a look at some of the greatest games we’ve witnessed in the Leagues down through the years. Football Kerry 0-20 Dublin 1-16 (2017) The …

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Colm Callanan On Career Change: ‘It Wasn’t Conducive To Inter-County Hurling’

It is the in vogue question of the day – is there too much commitment expected of inter-county players? With the recent revelation that Wexford’s Lee Chin wasn’t working, acting for all intents and purposes as a full-time hurler, the question has gathered momentum in recent times. For Galway’s All-Ireland winning goalkeeper, Colm Callanan, he didn’t go as far as …

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Derek McGrath Voices Support For The New Championship Structure But Suggests One Key Change

Dublin , Ireland - 13 August 2017; Waterford manager Derek McGrath during the GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship Semi-Final match between Cork and Waterford at Croke Park in Dublin. (Photo By Brendan Moran/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

2018 is sure to be an exciting year for the hurling championship as we see the biggest change in the sport since the introduction of the qualifiers. A round-robin system is being introduced for the provincial championships, meaning that the era of counties playing just two championship games in an entire season is over. Waterford manager Derek McGrath says that the …

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Two All-Stars Are Injury Doubts For Waterford’s Allianz League Opener

Having opted not to play in the Munster Senior Hurling League, Waterford open their 2018 hurling season this Sunday when they host Wexford in the opening round of the National Hurling League. The Deise will look to get 2018 off on the right foot after the disappointment of September’s All-Ireland hurling final defeat to Galway. With the new round-robin system …

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Watch: Massive Brawl In Kilkenny Vs Wexford Sees Brian Cody Sent To The Stands

Wexford edged out Kilkenny to claim Walsh Cup honours on Saturday afternoon in Nowlan Park after a dramatic free-taking competition was the deciding factor.  Nothing could separate the two teams after full-time and two additional ten-minute extra-time intervals, resulting in the historic free-taking competition which saw players from both sides strike at goal from 65-metres out. Neither side were at …

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TG4 Unveil Outrageously Good GAA Coverage For The Coming Months

TG4 have been a dominant force when it comes to covering the Allianz Leagues as well as club GAA and it looks like they have out-done themselves as they have released their 2018 schedule. Starting this Sunday with the AIB Club IFC semi-final between An Ghaeltacht and Moy and running up to the April 1 National Football League Division 1 …

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