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Majorly Worrying Double Blow For Kilkenny Ahead Of Qualifiers

Leinster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Quarter-Final, Wexford Park, County Wexford 10/6/2017 Wexford vs Kilkenny Kilkenny manager Brian Cody Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

Kilkenny have been hit with a blow on two fronts ahead of their first round All-Ireland qualifier, for which the draw is being made on Monday.  Two-time All-Ireland winner with the Cats, John Power has walked from the panel. The Irish Independent have reported that Power, younger brother and son of county legends Richie Jr. and Richie Sr. respectively, has …

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Blow For Waterford As Stephen Bennett Recieves Ban Following Incident Vs Cork

Waterford’s Stephen Bennett has been hit with a one-match suspension following his clash with Damien Cahalane of Cork in last Sunday’s Munster SHC semi-final.  Bennett clearly interfered with the helmet of the Rebels full-back but was not spotted by the referee, Barry Kelly. The Waterford forward dragged Cahalane to the ground with what appeared to be the faceguard following a …

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Opinion: The GAA Need To Move With The Times When It Comes To Nutrition

Bord Gais Energy GAA Hurling All Ireland Under 21 Championship Semi-Final 25/8/2012 General view of a GAA sideline flag Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

The GAA train of thought regarding nutrition is still very much old-school. With pre-season campaigns starting earlier and earlier, as physical training begins to entail so much more than just ‘a few laps’ and ‘sprints to the 45’ and as amateur athletes are expected to perform at professional levels, even on the club scene, we examine the existing views around nutrition in …

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Watch: Stephen O’Keeffe Produces Two Out Of This World Saves

Munster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Semi-Final, Semple Stadium, Thurles, Co. Tipperary 18/6/2017 Cork vs Waterford Waterford’s Stephen O’Keefe reacts after making a save Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

Sunday was not a good day to be a Waterford fan. The Déise were outclassed in almost every department. Only for goalkeeper Stephen O’Keeffe producing two saves of the highest quality, things may have been far worse. Had Pauric Mahony converted a free from the final puck of the first half, the Rebels would have found themselves a point behind …

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Patrick Curran Ready To Make His Mark On The Senior Stage For Waterford

Waterford star, Patrick Curran is set for a big summer in the Déise jersey this year, and their championship campaign throws in this Sunday with the Munster SHC semi-final against Cork in Thurles.  Curran is regarded as one of the game’s brightest emerging talents certainly within his own county and beyond. He has showcased his brilliance on a national level …

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