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Jackie Tyrrell Identifies Tipperary’s Biggest Weakness

GAA Hurling All Ireland Senior Championship Final, Croke Park, Dublin 6/9/2015.Kilkenny vs Galway.Kilkenny's Jackie Tyrell celebrates after the game .Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Kilkenny hurling legend Jackie Tyrrell has identified Tipperary’s defence as their biggest weakness.  The 35-year-old won nine All-Irelands and claimed four All-Star awards during his inter-county career and is universally recognised as one of the toughest defenders of all time so it’s safe to say he knows a thing or two about defending. Writing in The Irish Times, Tyrrell claims that Tipperary’s …

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Does The Back-Door Route Suit This Tipperary Side?

GAA All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Final 5/9/2010 Kilkenny vs Tipperary Tipperary's Shane McGrath and manager Liam Sheedy celebrate with the Liam McCarthy trophy Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

After a shock defeat in their championship opener, Tipperary have regrouped and are still standing. With this in mind, we have to ask, does the back-door route suit this Tipperary side?  The obvious statistic here is that Tipperary’s two most recent All-Ireland titles have come via both routes. They overcame Kilkenny via the back-door in 2010 and took the direct …

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Five Takeaways From Cracking Weekend Of Gaelic Football Action

football GAA Ulster Final Down Tyrone

With 12 teams left in the running for the Sam Maguire Cup, we take stock after what was an absorbing weekend of gaelic football action. Top teams flex muscle Tyrone and Dublin were expected to cruise through their provincial finals, and while they both won with somewhat comfort by the looks of the scoreboard, neither had it all their own …

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Watch: Daniel Flynn Scores Contender For Point Of The Championship

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What a score from Daniel Flynn! Dublin and Kildare are facing off in the Leinster final, as Jim Gavin’s side bid for a seventh consecutive provincial crown. While Kildare were fancied by some following their emphatic victory over Meath in the semi-final, but the Dubs are another level, as they raced into a 2-03 to 0-01. However, Cian O’Neill’s side fought …

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GAA Betting Preview: Tipp To Raid Orchard Men

GAA All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Semi-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 21/8/2016 Mayo vs Tipperary Tipperary manager Liam Kearns talks to his players at the end of the game Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

The All Ireland Football Championship takes centre stage this weekend with two knock-out games from the qualifiers on Saturday. On Sunday we have the Ulster and Leinster finals so there is plenty of GAA betting to get stuck into this weekend. Using a scale from 1-5, with one being a dodgy bet and five being a banker, we have picked …

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Pundit Arena Hurling Power Rankings 2017: Round 7

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With just five games to go in the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship, we take a look at the latest pecking order as the race for the Liam MacCarthy Cup turns for home. 1. Galway (no change) The Tribesmen continued to impress in the Leinster final, as they upped it a gear in the second half to blow Wexford away with …

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Five Talking Points Ahead Of The Weekend’s Hurling Action

GAA All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Semi-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 7/8/2016 Kilkenny vs Waterford Kilkenny's Paul Murphy and Cillian Buckley with Jamie Barron of Waterford Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

With around 80,000 fans expected to flock to Thurles this weekend for three intense games of hurling, two sides will drop out of the race for the Liam MacCarthy Cup, and there is also the small matter of a Munster title on the line. We look at the major talking points ahead of what promises to be a cracking weekend …

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