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Pundit Arena Hurling Power Rankings 2017: Round 6

With all teams up and running in the race for the Liam McCarthy Cup, we take a look at the latest pecking order in hurling. 1. Galway (no change) The Tribesmen are All-Ireland favourites, and justifiably so after the demolitions of Dublin and Offaly. The men in maroon have a physicality which is telling, while clutch players such as Daithí Burke, David …

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Are Wexford Genuine All-Ireland Hurling Championship Contenders?

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A Quarter-Final, Nowlan Park, Kilkenny 2/4/2017 Kilkenny vs Wexford WexfordÕs Conor McDonald celebrates scoring his sides second goal Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ken Sutton

The buzz around Wexford hurling is like never before right now. Saturday’s toppling of Kilkenny has posed a serious question – are Wexford All-Ireland contenders? Right now, Wexford hurlers stand as one of two counties guaranteed a spot in the last six of the All-Ireland. Clare, home county of manager Davy Fitz, are the other. Wexford must now be considered …

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Eoin Larkin Column: It’s Make Or Break For Kilkenny Tonight

Allianz Hurling League Division 1 Semi-Final, Semple Stadium, Thurles, Co. Tipperary 17/4/2016 Kilkenny vs Clare Kilkenny manager Brian Cody and Clare manager Davy Fitzgerald Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

There is a more buzz than usual around Kilkenny surrounding for the first round of the championship. All the tickets are sold out and there is still people looking for to get their hands on them. Everyone is going down to Wexford Park more in hope than of what they are going to see rather than confidence. Padraig Walsh will …

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Special Box Built To House Davy Fitz For Kilkenny Clash In Wexford Park

Davy Fitzgerald Wexford Hurling

As is well documented by now, Wexford manager, Davy Fitzgerald is serving an eight week touchline ban for his role in the on-field dramatics at Nowlan Park during his side’s league semi-final loss to Tipperary back in April.  The question remains ahead of this Saturday’s Leinster SHC semi-final clash with Kilkenny, where will Davy be watching the game from? Fitzgerald …

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Wexford Hurling: They Say It’s The Hope That Kills You

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A Quarter-Final, Nowlan Park, Kilkenny 2/4/2017 Kilkenny vs Wexford WexfordÕs Conor McDonald celebrates scoring his sides second goal Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ken Sutton

No Leinster Hurling Championship semi-final has ever captured the imagination more than the June 10 clash between Wexford and Kilkenny. The fact that Wexford have already beaten Kilkenny this year gives the Model county supporters cause for hope, and nobody does hope quite like us Wexford supporters. It’s the hope that kills you, they say, but it’s also the hope …

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Five Standout Memories From Limerick-Clare Rivalry In Recent Times

All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Qualifer-Final 29/7/2007 Clare vs Limerick Clare's Alan Markham with Ollie Moran of Limerick Mandatory Credit©INPHO/Dan Sheridan

After Cork and Tipperary gave us a classic Munster Championship clash in the Munster quarter-final, the stage is set for Limerick and Clare to keep the early momentum of Championship 2017 going. While neither side have great form coming out of the league, both teams will see this as a great opportunity to reach a Munster final. For the third year in …

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Davy Fitz Reaches Out To Assist In Jason Forde’s Ban Appeal

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

As the drama stemming from the Davy Fitz-Jason Forde saga continues to rumble on following the events at Nowlan Park last Sunday week, the tale has taken another unexpected twist.  Davy has offered his assistance to Tipperary in their appeal against the proposed suspension of Jason Forde. The Wexford boss has contacted Tipperary manager Michael Ryan to offer to help …

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Pundit Arena Hurling Power Rankings 2017: Round 5

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The 2017 National Hurling League is consigned to history, as the Championship kicked off with two games in the Leinster preliminary rounds. We take a look at the pecking order as the big guns now fully turn their focus to the summer. 1. Galway (+1) We have new leaders, and rightly so. Everything clicked for the Tribesmen yesterday. They came …

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Poll: Who Will Win The 2017 All-Ireland Hurling Championship?

GAA All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Final, Croke Park, Dublin 4/9/2016 Kilkenny vs Tipperary A view of the Liam McCarthy cup Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Galway shook the hurling landscape to its core with a remarkable victory over Tipperary yesterday afternoon. The Tribesmen trumped Tipp in every facet at the Gaelic Grounds, and are now being fancied to end 29 years of hurt and win the Liam McCarthy Cup for the first time since 1988. With the League consigned to history, focus now turns to …

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