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Eddie Brennan Steps Down As Kilkenny U-21 Manager

Eddie Brennan has stepped down as Kilkenny U-21 manager this weekend after two years at the helm.  In that time, Brennan led the Cats to their first Leinster title since 2012 at this grade and also their first All Ireland final since 2012. Brennan’s backroom team of Richie Doyle, Richie O’Neill and Bob Aylward will all be leaving their roles also. …

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Former All-Ireland Winning Captain Claims Kilkenny Hurlers Would Like To See Change

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Qualifier Round 1, Nowlan Park, Kilkenny 1/7/2017 Kilkenny vs Limerick Kilkenny manager Brian Cody

In an interesting interview with today’s Irish Independent, former Kilkenny hurler Eddie O’Connor has stated that a number of Kilkenny hurlers would like to see a change in management. The former All-Ireland winning captain has made a number of outlandish claims in regards to the set-up in the south-east. Eddie O’Connor feels that despite Brian Cody’s outstanding record, it’s time …

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Eddie Brennan Puts Rivals On Notice With Forecast For Kilkenny Hurling

Eddie Brennan has insisted that there is no crisis in Kilkenny hurling after a disappointing year for the Cats. After Brian Cody’s senior side were knocked out of the championship by Waterford in the qualifiers, Brennan’s u-21 side were beaten by Limerick in Saturday’s All-Ireland final in Thurles. The Shannonsiders’ 0-17 to 0-11 success was their second title at the …

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Can Limerick Push On And The Rest Of The Talking Points From The U-21 Hurling Final

For the second time in three years, Limerick are All-Ireland u-21 hurling champions after a six-point victory over Kilkenny. There were some great performances all over the field with Aaron Gillane, Robbie Hanley and Kyle Hayes all impressing in this 0-17 to 0-11 win. Kilkenny, despite their best efforts, will freely admit they were beaten by a better team but …

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Eddie Brennan Showed True Sportsmanship Following All-Ireland Final Loss To Limerick

Eddie Brennan Kilkenny

Eddie Brennan was full of praise for Limerick speaking after the game… Limerick had too much class for Kilkenny in the All-Ireland U-21 Hurling Championship final today in Semple Stadium, winning out on a scoreline of 0-17 to 0-11. For Kilkenny, it comes as a disappointment following their Leinster triumph, but it was a huge improvement from 2016 for manager …

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Silver Lining: Kilkenny Conveyor Belt Still In Full Flow

One of the shocks of the 2017 senior hurling championship was the early exit of Kilkenny after they were beaten by Wexford and Waterford respectively. In light of their previous successful seasons, 2017 was one to forget for Brian Cody’s Cats. Their losses to Waterford and Clare in the National League were unpredictable, but their rocky start epitomised the season that was …

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Eddie Brennan Discusses Brian Cody’s Future With Kilkenny

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Qualifiers Round 2, Semple Stadium, Co. Tipperary 8/7/2017 Waterford vs Kilkenny Kilkenny's manager Brian Cody Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

Having tasted their first ever qualifier defeat, many have questioned if Brian Cody will wish to remain in charge for another season.   However, Kilkenny legend and current under-21 hurling manager Eddie Brennan believes that we will see Cody patrol the sidelines once again in 2018. Brian Cody’s legacy is set in stone. The James Stephens man has overseen the greatest …

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