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Seamus Callanan Set To Miss League Final Through Injury

Tipperary have suffered an injury setback ahead of their National Hurling League final this weekend in the shape of talisman Seamus Callanan.  Callanan picked up a broken thumb in the Premier’s victory over Wexford on Sunday. Although the All Star full-forward did play the full 70 minutes, he was seen struggling in pain after the game. Michael Ryan has confirmed …

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Galway Hurler Takes Inter-County Commitment To New Heights

GAA Hurling All Ireland Senior Championship Final, Croke Park, Dublin 6/9/2015.Kilkenny vs Galway.Kilkenny’s Joey Holden and goalkeeper Eoin Murphy with Jonathan Glynn of Galway.Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

As Galway prepare for their National Hurling League semi-final date away to Limerick on Sunday week, a surprise new addition looks set to join up with the panel.  Despite it being reported only a matter of weeks ago that he would not rejoin his county team, as he currently works in New York, Johnny Glynn is now expected to train …

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Six Young Players To Watch During This Weekend’s Hurling League

Electric Ireland Munster GAA Hurling Minor Championship Semi-Final 26/6/2014 Limerick vs Cork Cork's Shane Kingston celebrates scoring a goal Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

For hurling fans, it is great to see that competitive matches are well and truly back underway. Each year, the Allianz Hurling League proves a terrific platform for managers to test their upcoming players, and it is no difference this year. Here, we look at six players who could make a difference this weekend. Shane Kingston (Cork) After his terrific …

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Opinion: Wexford Have Two All-Ireland Finals In The Coming Weeks

Bord na Mona Walsh Cup Round 1, Gorey, Wexford 8/1/2017 Wexford vs UCD Wexford manager Davy Fitzgerald Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

For the past number of years, Wexford hurling has been in a stagnant state. During competitive matches, their players often showed glimpses of greatness, before being knocked straight back into reality. Their 2014 All-Ireland campaign embodied this. The Model County overcame reigning All-Ireland champions, Clare in their first round qualifier, which were two thrilling encounters in front of large crowds …

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Twitter Reacts As Corofin Comfortably Win The Connacht Club Championship Final

Connacht Senior Club Football Championship Final, Páirc Seán Mac Diarmada, Carrick-on-Shannon 27/11/2016 St. Brigid's vs Corofin Corofin’s captain Alan Burke lifts the trophy Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

On Sunday afternoon Corofin of Galway comfortably defeated St. Brigids of Roscommon to become the Connacht Senior Football champions of 2016. Corofin dominated proceedings throughout in what was a very impressive display, with players such as Gary Sice, Ronan Seede and Jason Leonard standing out as the star performers. The game finished on a scoreline of 2:13-0:05, and it’s fair …

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Tony Kelly’s Hurling Honours Since 2010 Are Simply Ridiculous

Tony Kelly Ballyea

On Sunday, Ballyea overcame Cork champions, Glen Rovers, to be crowned with their first ever Munster hurling title. It was a dominant performance by Ballyea, but undeniably, the star of the show was Clare hurler Tony Kelly.  From winning Minor and u21 hurling championships, a National League, Senior All-Ireland to Fitzgibbon Cups with UL, it is without doubt that Tony Kelly …

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Hurling: Ranking The Top Five Iconic Championship Moments Of 2016

For a hurling season that has disappointed overall, there have still been some iconic moments which have typified what the GAA is all about. Here, we rank the top five. 5. Wexford’s Day Of Delight July the 9th. Semple Stadium, Thurles. Wexford’s day of delight. Not since 1956 had Wexford beaten Cork in the championship. Both teams went in to the …

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