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Dublin’s New Senior Hurling Manager Has Been Confirmed

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Dublin have confirmed their new senior hurling manager with a statement this morning. The Boys in Blue have been on the hunt for a new man at the helm since the departure of Ger Cunningham in July. The Cork native oversaw an ultimately disappointing three-year period, failing to hit the heights of the Anthony Daly era. Last week, the Dublin …

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Thurles Sars Romp To Fourth Tipp SHC In A Row And Look Like Early All-Ireland Contenders

Thurles Sarsfields gave a dazzling display in Sunday’s Tipperary Senior Hurling Championship final, overcoming Borrisoleigh on a scoreline of 1-24 to 0-11.  The 16-point winning margin reflected the gulf in class between the two sides at Semple Stadium and although it is early days in the grand scheme of Croke Park on St. Patrick’s Day, Sars will now want to …

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Tipperary SHC Final Will See Thurles Parish Priest Line Out For Borrisoleigh Against Sars

Tomorrow’s Tipperary Senior Hurling Championship final promises to be a cracking encounter between Thurles Sarsfield and Borrisoleigh and there is one very unique twist to the tale.  Fr. Vinny Stapleton is a member of the Borrisoleigh panel aiming to take down the high-flying Sars in pursuit of four county titles in a row. Stapleton also just so happens to be …

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Clare Hurlers Lose Another 2013 All-Ireland Winner To Retirement

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Already this week, Clare hurler Brendan Bugler announced his retirement. Today, the Banner have received another blow after Colin Ryan has called it a day. The 29-year-old took a sabbatical in 2017, and today has announced that he will not return for the county. After a year out n a new addition, it's time to call it a day, been …

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Five GAA Club Games To Watch Out For This Weekend

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Ahead of another packed weekend of GAA club action, we pick out five of the most interesting clashes around the country. Thurles Sarsfields vs Boris-Ileagh (Tipperary SHC final – live on TG4) The ‘Sars’ have dominated the competition in recent years, and are hot on the heels of their fourth consecutive title. Looking through their team, it’s not hard to …

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Liam Kearns Highlights One Major Drawback Of Championship Restructure

Tipperary senior football manager Liam Kearns has expressed doubt over how the new championship structures in both football  and hurling will affect the club game. The football championship will include the Super 8s, where a round-robin system will replace the straight quarter-finals, whereas the provincial championships in hurling will see each county guaranteed at least four matches. While the All-Ireland …

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Major Expansion Announced For Fenway Classic Hurling Competition

BOSTON, MA - NOVEMBER 22: The Galway and Dublin squads parade around the field before their match during the AIG Fenway Hurling Classic and Irish Festival at Fenway Park on November 22, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Following the success of the ‘Fenway Classic’ hurling match between Dublin and Galway in 2015 which was played out in front of 28,000 spectators, the event is going ahead once again next month. This year, four teams will take part, with Dublin, Galway, Tipperary and Clare all heading to Boston to face off at the iconic baseball stadium on November …

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