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The 2017 All-Star & Hurler Of The Year Nominees Have Just Been Announced

There has been one glaring omission as PwC has announced the All-Star and hurler of the year nominees. After 29 years of waiting, Galway brought home the Liam McCarthy after a tight win over Waterford earlier this month. The victory has deservedly led to 14 nominations in total for Micheál Donoghue’s men. However, there will surely be huge debate after Gearóid McInerney …

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The UCC Team Participating In The Cork SHC Is Simply Eye-Watering

University College Cork had a stunning victory on Sunday night at Páirc Uí Rinn in the Cork County Senior Hurling Championship over a Midleton side fancied by many to go on and win the county with the likes of early favourites Douglas and Glen Rovers already knocked out. When both teams on the night are broken down, it is not …

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Watch: Limerick Club Manager Gives The Interview To End All Interviews

This Saturday night saw eir Sport begin their coverage of the club championship as they showed the two Limerick SHC quarter-finals. The second game saw Doon get the better of Adare but it was the first game that caught the eye. In a repeat of last year’s county final, parish rivals Ballybrown and Patrickswell played out an entertaining draw. Great advertisement …

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Former All-Ireland Winning Captain Claims Kilkenny Hurlers Would Like To See Change

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Qualifier Round 1, Nowlan Park, Kilkenny 1/7/2017 Kilkenny vs Limerick Kilkenny manager Brian Cody

In an interesting interview with today’s Irish Independent, former Kilkenny hurler Eddie O’Connor has stated that a number of Kilkenny hurlers would like to see a change in management. The former All-Ireland winning captain has made a number of outlandish claims in regards to the set-up in the south-east. Eddie O’Connor feels that despite Brian Cody’s outstanding record, it’s time …

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Brian Cody To Serve 20th Season As Kilkenny Boss

Tipperary , Ireland - 8 July 2017; Kilkenny manager Brian Cody near the end of the GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship Round 2 match between Waterford and Kilkenny at Semple Stadium in Thurles, Co Tipperary. (Photo By Brendan Moran/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

Unsurprisingly, Brian Cody has been ratified as the Cats’ senior hurling manager by the Kilkenny County Board for what will be his 20th season in charge. His backroom team of Derek Lyng, James McGarry and Michael Dempsey are also set to continue for another year. Cody has overseen unprecedented levels of success for the black and amber side, as they …

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The Minor Hurling Team Of The Year Is Packed With Future Stars

Minor Hurling

The All-Ireland Minor Hurling Championship in 2017 was certainly a cracker. There were thrills and spills throughout, with several highlights from which to choose. Both semi-finals in Munster went to extra-time, as Clare edged Limerick and Cork needed a replay to see off Tipperary. Indeed, the second clash between the Rebels and the Premier drew over 8,000 spectators to Páirc …

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RTÉ’s Viewing Figures For Camogie Finals Show Huge Increase In Interest

Camogie

Cork are All-Ireland Senior Camogie champions following a nail-biting victory over Kilkenny in Croke Park yesterday. The Rebellettes exacted revenge for their loss at the same stage last year, and the celebrations will be lasting all winter on Lee-side. Rena Buckley became the first player to captain the same county to a success in both codes, as she scooped a remarkable …

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Eddie Brennan Puts Rivals On Notice With Forecast For Kilkenny Hurling

Eddie Brennan has insisted that there is no crisis in Kilkenny hurling after a disappointing year for the Cats. After Brian Cody’s senior side were knocked out of the championship by Waterford in the qualifiers, Brennan’s u-21 side were beaten by Limerick in Saturday’s All-Ireland final in Thurles. The Shannonsiders’ 0-17 to 0-11 success was their second title at the …

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