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Tipperary SHC Final Will See Thurles Parish Priest Line Out For Borrisoleigh Against Sars

Tomorrow’s Tipperary Senior Hurling Championship final promises to be a cracking encounter between Thurles Sarsfield and Borrisoleigh and there is one very unique twist to the tale.  Fr. Vinny Stapleton is a member of the Borrisoleigh panel aiming to take down the high-flying Sars in pursuit of four county titles in a row. Stapleton also just so happens to be …

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Brolly Refutes Cooper’s Claims He Apologised Over Testimonial Comments

Dublin , Ireland - 28 August 2016; A disappointed Colm Cooper of Kerry after the GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Championship Semi-Final game between Dublin and Kerry at Croke Park in Dublin. (Photo By Brendan Moran/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

One of the most outspoken GAA pundits in the country, Joe Brolly, has again been thrust into the spotlight after refuting claims made by Colm Cooper this week.  Speaking on the Late Late Show, Cooper claimed that Brolly had apologised to him over all the fuss created regarding the pundit’s views on the former Kerry footballer’s testimonial dinner, which is …

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Minor Hurler And Footballer Of The Year Announced At Inaugural All-Star Awards

For the first time, 2017 sees the inter-county minor stars of the year recognised for their outstanding displays throughout the year with All-Star awards.  A long standing tradition at senior, the All-Star awards have been adopted to the minor grade and many feel this is an initiative which was long overdue. Every summer young hurlers and footballers across the country …

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Clare Hurlers Lose Another 2013 All-Ireland Winner To Retirement


Already this week, Clare hurler Brendan Bugler announced his retirement. Today, the Banner have received another blow after Colin Ryan has called it a day. The 29-year-old took a sabbatical in 2017, and today has announced that he will not return for the county. After a year out n a new addition, it's time to call it a day, been …

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Five GAA Club Games To Watch Out For This Weekend

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Ahead of another packed weekend of GAA club action, we pick out five of the most interesting clashes around the country. Thurles Sarsfields vs Boris-Ileagh (Tipperary SHC final – live on TG4) The ‘Sars’ have dominated the competition in recent years, and are hot on the heels of their fourth consecutive title. Looking through their team, it’s not hard to …

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