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All-Ireland Hurling Final – Player Ratings

Hurling Championship Final, Croke Park, Dublin 4/9/2016 Kilkenny vs Tipperary Tipperary's Brendan Maher lifts the Liam McCarthy Cup Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

So now it is time for our reaction. We will save our Team Of The Year until our live podcast on Wednesday. For now we rate the performances of each player on All-Ireland final day in Croke Park. Tipperary 1. Darren Gleeson – 8 A much improved performer. Made a vital first half save and went very direct with his …

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Twitter Reacts To Kilkenny’s Bad Day At The Office

The majority of people favoured Kilkenny to win three-in-a-row in Croke Park today. Their recent record and experience made it hard for many to back against them, but they were outplayed by Tipperary. They were very gracious in defeat and showed their class as champions. Here is out people reacted to the surprise online. Points from play in the first …

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Twitter Reacts To Tipperary’s All-Ireland Triumph

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

It was comfortable in the end as Tipperary lifted the Liam McCarthy Cup for the first time since 2010. They ended years of heartbreak against Kilkenny with an excellent performance. They bettered the Cats in all areas of the field and were emphatic winners. Here is how Twitter reacted. Magic…A lot of hurt and pain through the years but all …

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Tipperary Cannot Afford To Fail This Latest Kilkenny Test

GAA All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Semi-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 14/8/2016 Tipperary vs Galway Tipperary players compete Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Penning the autobiography of Brendan Cummins with the man himself last year, one of the lines that got me most was his description of exactly what it takes to see off Kilkenny in an All-Ireland senior hurling final. Before a team meeting ahead of the 2010 final, two-time All-Ireland winner Cummins spoke to his team-mates and delivered the following message: …

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Kilkenny Dealt 11th Hour Injury Concern Ahead Of All-Ireland Final

GAA All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Semi-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 7/8/2016 Kilkenny vs Waterford Kilkenny manager Brian Cody at the end of the game Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Kilkenny manager Brian Cody has been landed with a major concern this morning, after it has emerged that Eoin Murphy is a doubt ahead of today’s All-Ireland Hurling Championship final against Tipperary. According to the Irish Independent, the goalkeeper went over on ankle at training on Wednesday, and is struggling to be fit for the decider. Injury to the Glenmore man would mean …

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Tipperary Name Team To Take On Kilkenny In All-Ireland Final

Tipperary John O'Dwyer celebrates his goal 14/8/2016

Tipperary manager Michael Ryan has announced the team to play Kilkenny in the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship final on Sunday afternoon. There is one change from the side that beat Galway in the semi-final, as John ‘Bubbles’ O’Dwyer comes back into the fold as Niall O’Meara makes way. Bubbles was sent off in the Munster semi-final against Limerick, and while …

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Two Changes As Brian Cody Names Kilkenny Team For All-Ireland Final

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A, Nowlan Park, Kilkenny 6/3/2016 Kilkenny vs Galway Kilkenny’s manager Brian Cody Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

Brian Cody has named his Kilkenny team to take on Tipperary in the All-Ireland Hurling Championship final on Sunday. Injury to Michael Fennelly means that the 2011 Hurler of the Year will not feature, as Kieran Joyce returns to the starting line-up at centre-back. Kevin Kelly also comes in at 13, as TJ Reid starts at midfield. Mark Bergin drops …

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