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Galway Hurler Takes Inter-County Commitment To New Heights

GAA Hurling All Ireland Senior Championship Final, Croke Park, Dublin 6/9/2015.Kilkenny vs Galway.Kilkenny’s Joey Holden and goalkeeper Eoin Murphy with Jonathan Glynn of Galway.Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

As Galway prepare for their National Hurling League semi-final date away to Limerick on Sunday week, a surprise new addition looks set to join up with the panel.  Despite it being reported only a matter of weeks ago that he would not rejoin his county team, as he currently works in New York, Johnny Glynn is now expected to train …

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Tipperary Given Huge Lift As Patrick ‘Bonner’ Maher Returns

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

All-Ireland champions Tipperary’s tilt at the National Hurling League title with the news that Patrick “Bonner” Maher has returned home from duty with the Irish Defence Forces in Syria. Bonner has spent the past six months in Syria on peacekeeping duty and was one of 130 troops deployed by the UN to touch back down in Dublin airport yesterday. The …

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Official Hurling And Football Teams Of The Club Championships Announced

All-Ireland Senior Club Football Championship Final, Croke Park, Dublin 17/3/2017 Dr. Crokes vs Slaughtneil Colm Cooper of Dr. Crokes at the final whistle Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

The AIB Club Football and Hurling Championships came to their respective climax on Saint Patrick’s Day. Cuala overcame Clare champions Ballyea and became the first Dublin team to lift the Tommy Moore Cup while Dr. Croke’s ended a 15-year wait to get their hands on the Andy Merrigan Cup. Ultimately, this meant there was to be no fairytale ending to Slaughtneil’s …

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Bad News For Kilkenny Fans As Michael Fennelly A Long Way Off Return

GAA All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Semi-Final Replay, Semple Stadium, Tipperary 13/8/2016 Kilkenny vs Waterford Kilkenny's Michael Fennelly picks up an injury during the game Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

Kilkenny could do with a well needed boost heading in to the championship coming off the back of a sub-standard league campaign this Spring.  However, according to Brian Cody, this boost does not look like coming anytime soon in the shape of their midfield powerhouse, Michael Fennelly. Fennelly tore his achilles tendon playing against Waterford in last year’s All Ireland …

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Waterford Manager Derek McGrath Hits Back At Critics Following Galway Loss

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A Quarter-Final, Pearse Stadium, Co. Galway 2/4/2017 Galway vs Waterford Waterford manager Derek McGrath Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Mike Shaughnessy

Waterford manager, Derek McGrath, has leapt to the defence of his team selection for their league quarter-final clash with Galway last Sunday and claims his camp are absolutely content with what they got out of the league this year.  Although the Déise did lose out eventually to the Joe Canning-inspired Tribesmen having been ten points up with around fifteen minutes …

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Wexford Camogie Player Sends Beautiful Message To GAA Community

On Sunday, Wexford hurling fans dared to believe as they witnessed their senior hurling team overcome the mighty Cats for the first time since their 2004 Leinster final win.  On a day when Davy Fitzgerald’s charges sought a remarkable victory, the Wexford camogie team lost out to Dublin by five points in Wexford Park in their National League game. Amidst …

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Pundit Arena Hurling Power Rankings 2017: Round 3

Well that was an interesting weekend… For any critics of the current National Hurling League structure, just notice how competitive all the games were this weekend, bar Offaly vs Tipperary. Sure, nothing is going to be perfect, but realistically this is the only mismatch you can be sure of. We take a look at the lay of the land after …

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