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Three Reasons Why 2017 Could Be The Year Of The Tribesmen

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A Final, Gaelic Grounds, Limerick 23/4/2017 Galway vs Tipperary The Galway team stand for The National Anthem Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Galway’s modern day position in the hurling hierarchy conflicts with the fact that it has been 28 long years since Liam McCarthy last made a visit to the west.  They have what seems to be a winning formula of top notch player pedigree, significant financial investment and the implementation of key structures and personnel, not to mention a dedicated and …

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Quiz: Can You Name Every Hurler Of The Year Since 2000?

Hurler of the Year

Come September we shall have a clear picture of who the front runners for Hurler of The Year are, despite there being a number of players staking a claim for the award early with their league performances this spring. The hot form of Galway’s David Burke throughout the league will not have gone unnoticed. John McGrath of Tipperary lit up …

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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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