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Twitter Reacts As Kilkenny Beat Cork To Claim All-Ireland Senior Camogie Title

REPRO FREE***PRESS RELEASE NO REPRODUCTION FEE*** Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship Final, Croke Park, Dublin 11/9/2016 Cork vs Kilkenny Kilkenny's Shelly Farrell celebrates scoring the first goal of the game Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Kilkenny are All-Ireland Senior Camogie Champions, after beating Cork in Croke Park today on a scoreline of 1-13 to 1-09. While their male counterparts were unable to capture the Liam McCarthy Cup last Sunday, the ladies in black and amber made amends today. In an intriguing clash, the Cats were too good for the reigning All-Ireland champions. Before the sliotar was thrown …

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It Is Time For A Restructure Of The U21 Hurling Championship

Bord Gais Energy GAA Hurling All-Ireland Under 21 Championship Final, Semple Stadium, Thurles, Tipperary 10/9/2016 Galway vs Waterford Waterford's Patrick Curran and Adam Farrell lift the trophy Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Waterford hammered Galway last night in Thurles to claim the U21 All-Ireland Hurling Championship for the first time since 1992. The county is rising, and they will surely be there or thereabouts for a senior title in the coming years. The Déise were clearly the best team this year, but last night raises serious questions about the U21 championship as …

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Watch: Waterford’s Stephen Bennett Scores Late Contender For Goal Of The Year

Kilkenny vs Waterford Waterford supporters Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer GAA All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Semi-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 7/8/2016

Waterford are U21 All-Ireland champions after having far too much class for a spirited Galway side in Thurles this evening. The Déise captured the title for the first time since 1992, and thousands flooded the Semple Stadium field to celebrate. Undoubtedly the moment of the match was Stephen Bennett’s goal in the final exchanges, which was the cherry on top for …

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Why Galway Need To Be Included In The Minor And U21 Leinster Hurling Championships

Tonight, Galway take on Waterford in the U21 Hurling Championship final in Semple Stadium. Earlier this week, Galway manager Tony Ward described Waterford as the “best ever” team at the grade (via the Irish Examiner). Sure, mind games are at play, and naturally he will want to play down his side’s chances, but he has a point. This Waterford side boasts some …

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2010 Vs 2016: Which Was The Better Tipperary Team?

GAA All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Final 5/9/2010 Kilkenny vs Tipperary Lar Corbett of Tipp scores his sides second goal despite a hurley being thrown in his direction Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer bestof2010

As the dust settles on a remarkable All-Ireland Hurling Championship victory for Tipperary, there are obvious parallels to the team of 2010. Six years ago, the Premier stopped the ‘Drive for Five’, and looked set to dominate the hurling landscape for years to come. The questions now being raised are whether the class of 2016 can achieve what Lar Corbett …

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State Of Play: The End-Of-Season Hurling Power Rankings

GAA All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Final, Croke Park, Dublin 4/9/2016 Kilkenny vs Tipperary Tipperary team celebrate with the Liam MacCarthy cup Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

So that’s a wrap. Tipperary are champions and the chasing pack have a long few months ahead. To close out the Pundit Arena Hurling Power Rankings, that have been running all season, we take a look at how each team is shaping up as they face into the winter. There will be more in-depth analysis of each county over the coming weeks, as …

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Kilkenny: A Psychological Boost To Other Counties

Kilkenny losses are so rare, they always seem to spark the end of an era. But it never has been the case. In 2013, a Kilkenny team lacking energy and leadership were beaten by Cork. In 2010, Tipperary’s All-Ireland wins at senior and under-21 looked to spell a new period of dominance, then Kilkenny win four of the next six …

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