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Cork Star Luke Meade Suffers Setback With Broken Finger

Luke Meade Cork

Cork hurling is on the crest of a wave at present. Having gathered Munster titles at senior, minor and u-17, the Rebels are looking to complete the clean sweep as they take on Waterford tomorrow evening in the u-21 provincial semi-final. Buoyed by an injection of youth, Kieran Kingston’s senior outfit took Munster by storm, beating Tipperary, Waterford and Clare …

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Aaron Cunningham Disappointed With Clare Support Vs Cork

Munster GAA Senior Hurling Championship Final, Semple Stadium, Thurles, Co. Tipperary 9/7/2017 Clare vs Cork Cork's Alan Cadogan scores the opening goal. Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

Clare hurler Aaron Cunningham has expressed his disappointment over the Clare support at Sunday’s Munster final.   The Banner were vastly outnumbered by Cork supporters in what was their first Munster final in nine years. The Cork bandwagon has been rolling like never before over the past few weeks and the Rebel supporters played a huge part in selling out Semple …

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Seamus McEnaney Comments Suggest His Wexford Reign Could Be Over

Wexford Bord na Mona O'Byrne Cup Round 1, Gorey, Wexford 8/1/2017 Wexford vs UCD Wexford manager Seamus McEnaney Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Ahead of the 2017 inter-county football season, Wexford chairman Diarmuid Deveraux announced the appointment of Seamus McEnaney as the county’s new senior football manager.  On Saturday in Wexford Park, the Yellowbellies bowed out of the All-Ireland series after an unimpressive display against Monaghan in front of their home crowd. The Slaneysiders started off their campaign in flying form, winning five games …

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Five Reasons Kildare Can Be Competitive Against Dublin

Bord na Mona O'Byrne Cup Semi-Final, St. Conleth's Park, Newbridge 22/1/2017 Kildare vs Dublin The Kildare team stand for The National Anthem Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

As we approach next weekend’s provincial finals there is an overriding feeling that both the Ulster and Leinster finals are mismatches.  The bookies have priced up the handicap market at a Dublin -9 points bet at even money, which on the face of it seems reasonable. Regardless, I see real concrete evidence that Kildare can give the All Ireland champions a …

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Post-Match Comments Show Waterford’s Respect For Derek McGrath

Derek McGrath

Derek McGrath is one of the most scrutinised hurling managers in the game. His system has come in for criticism on many occasions. But the way his players speak about him tells you all you need to know about the man. Particularly within his own county, as there are those who cannot bring themselves to warm to this system. However, …

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The Bookies’ All Stars: Favourites For 2017 Hurling All Stars

We have arrived at the business end of the 2017 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship.  With only six teams remaining in the hunt for September glory, the picture of this championship is becoming clearer. Provincial champions, Cork and Galway have their respective semi-final berths secured and await the outcome of the two quarter-finals to see who they will come up against. …

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Watch: Video Footage Has Emerged Of Clare Sliotar Thief From Sunday’s Munster Final

As has been reported earlier, Cork GAA officials intend to seek justice for the stealing of Anthony Nash’s sliotars before throw-in in Sunday’s Munster final.  Cork officials are seeking an explanation for the stealing of the sliotars from Nash’s goalmouth by an unidentified Clare man as the team as the teams lined up for the pre-game national anthem on Sunday …

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Incerdible Stat Shows Cork’s Underage Hurling Dominance In Recent Years

On Sunday, Cork became deserving Munster champions, beating a gallant Clare side 1-25 to 1-20 in Thurles. What made the achievement all the more impressive is that they won the provincial title after coming from the quarter-final – beating Tipperary, Waterford and the Banner to be undisputed kingpins of Munster. Another standout feature of this Rebel side is the young talent …

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