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Gerry O’Connor’s Mindset Sums Up How Focused Clare Are On Munster Championship

Clare haven’t been in a Munster final since 2008, but before they puck a ball this summer they find themselves 70 minutes away from the provincial decider, with fiercest rivals, Limerick standing in their way.  At the launch of the Munster Senior Hurling Championship yesterday in Killarney, Clare joint manager Gerry O’Connor made it abundantly clear that Clare are looking no …

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Big Injury Concern For Tipperary Ahead Of Cork Game

GAA Hurling All Ireland Senior Championship Final Replay 27/9/2014 Kilkenny vs Tipperary Kilkenny's Padraig Wilson and Patrick 'Bonner' Maher of Tipperary Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Lorraine O'Sullivan

Tipperary have been dealt a blow to their championship preparations with news of an injury to Patrick Bonner Maher.  Maher sustained a hamstring injury while lining out for his club in a divisional championship game yesterday. He pulled up around the 36 minute mark with the problem and was swiftly withdrawn. Bonner was contesting a challenge in his club, Lorrha-Dorrha’s …

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Massive Blow For Kilkenny As All Star Defender Ruled Out For Two Months

Kilkenny have been dealt a huge blow before their championship campaign gets underway with an injury setback to their defence.  The Hogan Stand have reported that Padraig Walsh is set for a two-month stint on the sidelines after sustaining a fracture in his right heel playing for his club. This will force the Tullaroan defender out of the Cat’s championship …

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GAA President: Hurling Championship Needs To Be Changed

2017 GAA Congress, Croke Park, Dublin 24/2/2017 GAA President Aogán Ó Fearghaíl Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

There has been much talk of the championship structure in football following the decision by GAA Congress to introduce the ‘Super 8’ format in 2018. Inevitably, talk of the hurling championship structure soon followed. The debate is sure to rage on as to what could or should be done to rejig it in various media circles. Speaking at the launch of …

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Colm Cooper Becomes The Sunday Game’s Newest Pundit

GAA All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Semi-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 28/8/2016 Dublin vs Kerry Colm Cooper of Kerry Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

After a lengthy and illustrious inter-county career, Kerry legend Colm Cooper will transfer his energies from playing the game to analysing it for RTÉ’s The Sunday Game.  This is a natural next step in the career of a man who knows the game inside out following 17 years competing at the top for the Kingdom. According to RTÉ, the 33-year-old …

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