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Do Clare Need To Win To Remain Relevant At Hurling’s Top Table?


Earlier this summer, Ger Loughnane declared Clare’s 2013 All-Ireland win to be the “greatest fluke of all time”. While the reaction was certainly divided, many concurred, pointing to the fact that they met neither Tipperary nor Kilkenny, the two dominant forces of this decade, on the way to lifting the Liam MacCarthy. To their credit, Davy Fitzgerald’s Banner side blitzed the …

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Cork And Mayo Names Sides For Qualifier As Rebels Ring Changes


Cork and Mayo face off in an All-Ireland qualifier tomorrow evening in the Gaelic Grounds, Limerick. It is Mayo’s first visit to the Treaty venue since their infamous loss to Kerry in the 2014 All-Ireland semi-final. Mayo come into the tie as hot favourites, after picking up wins over Derry and Clare to recover from their loss to Galway in the …

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GAA Betting Preview: Best Bets From The Weekend Action

Michael Murphy Donegal

It’s a big weekend of GAA action and we have previewed all the best bets from the hurling and football championship. Using a scale from 1-5, with one being a dodgy bet and five being a banker, we have picked out four bets that have caught our eye ahead of this weekend’s action. _____ Mayo vs Cork – Saturday 17:00 …

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Tommy Walsh Fears Waterford May Not Handle Hype Of Beating Kilkenny

Leinster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Semi-Final Replay 28/6/2014 Kilkenny Tommy Walsh Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

Tommy Walsh, one of the greatest to ever play the game of hurling, has given his verdict on this weekend’s quarter-finals. The 2009 Hurler of the Year fears that Waterford may fall victim to the hype of beating Kilkenny. Speaking in his GAA.ie column, Walsh cited his own county’s victory over Tipperary as a similar situation. When the sides met …

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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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