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Jason Forde Learns His Fate Following Appeal Decision

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A Semi-Final, Nowlan Park, Kilkenny 16/4/2017 Wexford vs Tipperary Wexford Manager Davy Fitzgerald clashes with Jason Forde of Tipperary Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Tipperary’s Jason Forde has lost his appeal against a one-match ban.  The 23-year-old was originally handed a two-match ban but this was reduced on appeal. This subsequent appeal has, however, been unfruitful for the Silvermines club man, who will now miss Tipp’s Munster Championship opener again Cork this Sunday. Breaking: Tipp definately without Jason Forde on Sunday. Lost tonight’s appeal and will …

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Five Bolters Who Could Light Up The Munster Hurling Championship

Munster Hurling Championship

Don’t tell us to calm down, it’s just five days until the opener of the Munster Senior Hurling Championship. After the long winter months, we’re finally set for some summer hurling (well, if they rain holds off on Sunday…). Over the next month and a half, we will be treated to thrills and spills in what is arguably hurling’s most …

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Sky Sports Launch Their 2017 GAA Championship Coverage

REPRO FREE***PRESS RELEASE NO REPRODUCTION FEE*** Behind-the-scenes at the first ever Sky Sports GAA broadcast between Kilkenny and Offaly at Nolan Park on Saturday 7th June 7/6/2014 Hurling analysts Ollie Canning and Jamesie O'Connor with presenter Rachel Wyse in the Sky Sports studio Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

Sky Sports have announced their line up of fixtures for the upcoming championship season after signing a new five-year deal with the GAA in December.  The broadcaster will treat us to 20 live games throughout the summer, it was confirmed at Croke Park this morning. 14 of those games will be exclusively live, the first of which will see Dublin …

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Nenagh Éire Óg Appoint Offaly Hurling Legend As New Manager

Allianz Hurling League Division 1 Quarter-Final 29/3/2015 Offaly vs Tipperary Offaly manager Brian Whelehan Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

On Monday afternoon former All-Ireland winner and Offaly legend Brian Whelehan was ratified as the new Nenagh Éire Óg senior hurling manager.    Since stepping into management in 2009, Whealahan has had spells with both Camross from Laois and Kiltormer in Galway. In 2013, he gladly took over the Offaly Senior hurling team, however, after achieving little success with his …

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Watch: Ten Years On, We Remember The Greatest Munster Championship Of The Modern Era

Munster Semi-Final 2nd replay 24/6/2007 Limerick vs Tipperary Limerick's Mike O'Brien and Niall Moran celebrate a late score Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

With just six days to go until Cork and Tipperary kick-off this year’s championship, we are now ten years on from one the greatest Munster Hurling Championships in recent times. 2007 represented a different time for the Munster Championship. Only Waterford’s Michael ‘Brick’ Walsh and Cork’s Anthony Nash have survived and are strongly expected to feature this year. It was a …

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Should The Laois Hurlers Feel Begrudged After Today’s Leinster Hurling Draw?

Westmeath Laois

On Sunday, the final games of the round-robin Leinster hurling championship were played which resulted in both Laois and Westmeath progressing into the Leinster quarter-final stages. The draw, which was held on Sunday meant that Laois will play Wexford at home while Westmeath will host Offaly in the Leinster quarter-finals. In the other quarter-final, Dublin will face Galway in a game …

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Wexford And Offaly Have Learned Their Opponents For Leinster SHC Quarter-Finals

Leinster Bord na Mona Walsh Cup Round 1, Gorey, Wexford 8/1/2017 Wexford vs UCD Wexford manager Davy Fitzgerald Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Wexford and Offaly have learned their Leinster SHC quarter-final opponents after the final round of games in the round-robin this afternoon. The draw took place live on RTÉ Radio 1, after Westmeath beat Meath to relegate their neighbours, and Laois overcame Kerry. Leinster SHC quarter-final line-up: Westmeath vs Offaly Laois vs Wexford Galway vs Dublin [Already decided] _____ The winner …

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Three Reasons Why 2017 Could Be The Year Of The Tribesmen

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A Final, Gaelic Grounds, Limerick 23/4/2017 Galway vs Tipperary The Galway team stand for The National Anthem Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Galway’s modern day position in the hurling hierarchy conflicts with the fact that it has been 28 long years since Liam McCarthy last made a visit to the west.  They have what seems to be a winning formula of top notch player pedigree, significant financial investment and the implementation of key structures and personnel, not to mention a dedicated and …

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