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What Can Wexford, Galway And Limerick Gain From This Weekend’s Games?

2017 Allianz Hurling Leagues Launch, Croke Park, Dublin 6/2/2017 In attendance at the 2017 Allianz Hurling League Launch in Croke Park are Cian Dillon of Clare, Davy Fitzgerald of Wexford and John Kiely of Limerick. This year, Allianz celebrates 25 years of sponsoring the Allianz Leagues. Visit www.allianz.ie for more information Wexford Manager Davy Fitgerald Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

The lack of competitiveness in Division 1B is a big issue in this year’s National Hurling League, with a plethora of one-sided games having dominating the second tier. Out of 15 matches in the round-robin phase of the competition, it only looked like three would be relevant to the promotion race. However, with Wexford’s opening wins over Limerick and Galway, the …

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Three Teams That Need A Win In This Weekend’s Hurling Action

GAA All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Final, Croke Park, Dublin 4/9/2016 Kilkenny vs Tipperary Kilkenny's Liam Blanchfield with Padraic Maher of Tipperary Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

This weekend sees the penultimate round of the National Hurling League with a full card of fixtures. With all 12 teams from Division 1A and B either going into a league quarter-final or relegation play-off, every game has implications. With that said, here are three teams who could do with a win more than most Cork The Rebels will be …

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Pundit Arena Hurling Power Rankings 2017: Round 1

Hurling power rankings

Three rounds of the National Hurling League have passed, and we are beginning to get a clear picture of where the counties lie in the pecking order. Throughout the season, we will be updating the Pundit Arena Hurling Power Rankings as the top teams in the country battle it out. _____ 1. Tipperary The champs are still at the top …

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Jack Guiney Return A Huge Boost As Wexford Juggernaut Powers On

Bord Gais Energy Leinster GAA Hurling Under 21 Championship Final 9/7/2014 Wexford Jack Guiney Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

Undoubtedly, the National League provided another great weekend of hurling and football games around the country this weekend.  In Wexford Park, the Model County continued their successful run of form after they dominantly overcame Kerry. Although it was not a shock result, there was one huge talking point from the game. Rathnure club man, Jack Guiney was brought on from …

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All The Results From The Weekend’s National League Action

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The hurling and football leagues provided huge entertainment this weekend. In the small ball, Kilkenny stopped the rot with a win over Cork, Waterford had too much for Dublin in Croke Park, while Tipperary saw off a strong Clare challenge in Thurles. Meanwhile, the big three in Division 1B all recorded wins. Hurling League Results Division 1A Dublin 1-17 Waterford …

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Five Talking Points As Waterford Beat Dublin In Croke Park

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A, Croke Park, Dublin 4/3/2017 Dublin vs Waterford Dublin's Eoghan Conroy with Stephen Daniels and Conor Gleeson of Waterford Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Waterford turned around a half-time deficit to pick up a second win in their National Hurling League campaign. The 2015 champions upped the ante after the break and blew away their hosts. Here are five talking points from the tie. Goalkeeping woes continue for Dublin Conor Dooley charged out before Waterford’s second goal, but left the ball and an empty …

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