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Limerick Boss Kiely Drops Seven From Panel Ahead Of Championship

Bord Gais Energy Munster Under 21 Hurling Championship Final, Cusack Park, Ennis, Co. Clare 30/7/2015.Clare vs Limerick.Clare's of Limerick.Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Limerick manager John Kiely has cut his panel ahead of the championship as preparation intensifies now that the 2017 National Hurling League is over.  The Treaty manager has dropped seven players from his extended panel in the aftermath of their league campaign. Kiely’s side were beaten soundly in the semi-final by Galway, who eventually romped to victory over All-Ireland champions …

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Pic: Feast Your Eyes On New Jersey Tipperary Hurlers Will Wear In League Final

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Champions Tipperary will attempt to win their first National League title since 2008 when they take on Galway at the Gaelic Grounds in Limerick on Sunday and the Premier county’s finest stick-wielding men will do so bedecked in brand new jerseys. Tipp FM presenter Jackie Cahill revealed via Twitter on Friday that Michael Ryan’s side will be …

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Davy Fitzgerald’s Ban Has Been Revealed

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A Semi-Final, Nowlan Park, Kilkenny 16/4/2017 Wexford vs Tipperary Wexford Manager Davy Fitzgerald and Aidan Nolan clash with Jason Forde of Tipperary

It has been confirmed that the GAA authorities have slapped an 8-week ban on Wexford manager Davy Fitzgerald. His incursion onto the field in his side’s Allianz league semi-final loss to Tipperary wasn’t his first infraction. This, coupled with the on-field altercation with Tipperary players Niall O’Meara and Jason Forde, has earned the Sixmilebridge man the punishment. Meanwhile, the ban will …

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Daithí Regan Slams Davy Fitzgerald’s ‘Imbecilic, Childish Carry-On’

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A Semi-Final, Nowlan Park, Kilkenny 16/4/2017 Wexford vs Tipperary Wexford Manager Davy Fitzgerald and Aidan Nolan clash with Jason Forde of Tipperary Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

As the fallout from Davy Fitzgerald’s on-field outburst on Sunday continues to dominate headlines in the GAA world, the Wexford boss is still anxiously awaiting to hear what his punishment may be.  The idea that Fitzgerald put forward after the game when asked about the incident has been condemned as “rubbish.” He stated that his taking to the Nowlan Park field …

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Syrian Refugee Becomes Viral Hit Following U-10 Hurling Debut

All Ireland Under 21 Semi Final Replay 29/4/2006 General view of a GAA corner flag Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Lorraine O'Sullivan

The multi-cultural element of the GAA has been there for all residing in Ireland to see since the Celtic Tiger years. Particularly in urban areas, it is not unusual to see players from African or eastern European descent lining out for their local GAA clubs all over the country. The most recent flow of immigration into Ireland has been people …

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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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Official Hurling And Football Teams Of The Club Championships Announced

All-Ireland Senior Club Football Championship Final, Croke Park, Dublin 17/3/2017 Dr. Crokes vs Slaughtneil Colm Cooper of Dr. Crokes at the final whistle Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

The AIB Club Football and Hurling Championships came to their respective climax on Saint Patrick’s Day. Cuala overcame Clare champions Ballyea and became the first Dublin team to lift the Tommy Moore Cup while Dr. Croke’s ended a 15-year wait to get their hands on the Andy Merrigan Cup. Ultimately, this meant there was to be no fairytale ending to Slaughtneil’s …

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Free-Taking Competition To Be Implemented If Quarter-Finals Finish Level After Extra-Time

Munster Club Senior Hurling Championship Semi-Final 15/11/2009 A sliotar is placed for a free Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Lorraine O'SullivanMunster Club Senior Hurling Championship Semi-Final 15/11/2009 A sliotar is placed for a free Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Lorraine O'Sullivan

There could be history in the making this weekend as there will be free-taking competitions to determine any National Hurling League quarter-finals that finish level after extra-time. Should any of this weekend’s four games be tied after 70 minutes, there will be the typical two ten-minute periods of extra-time. But should the game stay level after this there will be two …

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National Hurling League: Team Of The Season So Far

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A, Croke Park, Dublin 4/3/2017 Dublin vs Waterford Waterford’s Pauric Mahony Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

All games in the league portion of this year’s competition are now complete following the weekend’s action. Five intense rounds of hurling have thrown together some great quarter-final pairings. We will see three clashes of neighbours next weekend: Wexford face Kilkenny while Cork are rewarded with a meeting against Limerick. Offaly, though, face the unenviable task of playing Tipperary. Finally, …

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