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New Cork Senior Hurling Manager To Be Ratified Next Week

The wait to hear who Kieran Kingston’s successor as manager of the Cork hurlers is drawing to a close.  The ratification of the new boss was scheduled to take place at a county board meeting tonight but the appointment has been delayed until next Monday. Hot favourite to take the reins on Leeside is John Meyler, who managed the county’s …

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Thurles Sars Romp To Fourth Tipp SHC In A Row And Look Like Early All-Ireland Contenders

Thurles Sarsfields gave a dazzling display in Sunday’s Tipperary Senior Hurling Championship final, overcoming Borrisoleigh on a scoreline of 1-24 to 0-11.  The 16-point winning margin reflected the gulf in class between the two sides at Semple Stadium and although it is early days in the grand scheme of Croke Park on St. Patrick’s Day, Sars will now want to …

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Minor Hurler And Footballer Of The Year Announced At Inaugural All-Star Awards

For the first time, 2017 sees the inter-county minor stars of the year recognised for their outstanding displays throughout the year with All-Star awards.  A long standing tradition at senior, the All-Star awards have been adopted to the minor grade and many feel this is an initiative which was long overdue. Every summer young hurlers and footballers across the country …

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Ger Loughnane Slams The GAA And The New Hurling Championship Format In Scathing Rant

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Divisive is certainly one way to describe the new hurling championship format which was voted in by County Board delegates from across the country at the GAA’s 2017 Special Congress on Saturday morning.  Ger Loughnane has been quick to lambaste the passing of this motion, which will see the Munster and Leinster hurling championships played off in a round-robin league …

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Watch: Two Former Hurlers Of The Year Combine For Sublime Ballyhale Goal

Eir Sport’s coverage of the GAA club championships from across the whole of Ireland since the conclusion of the inter-county season has been lauded unanimously, and rightly so.  This evening we are being treated to the crunch clash of two former county champions in Kilkenny, Clara and the famed Ballyhale Shamrocks. While Ballyhale have romped into a lead, at time …

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Watch: Laois Hurler Improvises To Score Ingenious Point

A Laois hurler may have scored one of the most obscure points ever witnessed on Saturday.  Clough-Ballacolla were taking on Abbeyleix in the Laois Senior Hurling Championship for a place in the county final, but the game was overshadowed by one moment of superb improvisation this semi-final will undoubtedly be remembered for. With Clough-Ballacolla running away with the game in the dying …

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Incredible Sunday Game Promo Shows How Much All-Ireland Means To Galway And Waterford

Sunday’s All-Ireland Senior Hurling final represents an incredible opportunity for both Galway and Waterford to end their respective famines and become All-Ireland champions. It’s been 29 years for Galway, but Waterford have waited twice that long – it’s been 58 years in the pipeline for the Déise. Derek McGrath and Micheal O’Donoghue will be looking to add their names to …

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