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John Hanbury Relishing Clash At ‘Holy Ground’ Of American Sport

BOSTON, MA - NOVEMBER 22: Dublin (in blue) takes on Galway (in red) in a hurling match held at Fenway Park in Boston on Nov. 22, 2015. (Photo by Jim Davis/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

As Galway, Dublin, Clare and Tipperary descend on Boston this weekend for the AIG Fenway Classic, there is a buzz around the famous baseball stadium. Home of the Boston Redsox, Fenway is arguably the most iconic venue in American Sports. The Green Monster overlooking the baseball field creates a unique ambiance at the ground. But despite the old school feel to …

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Five Questions Surrounding The Dublin Hurlers Ahead Of 2018

BOSTON, MA - NOVEMBER 22: Dublin (in blue) takes on Galway (in red) in a hurling match held at Fenway Park in Boston on Nov. 22, 2015. (Photo by Jim Davis/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

The Pat Gilroy era for Dublin hurling gets underway this weekend in Boston at the AIG Fenway Classic. We look at the key questions surrounding the team as they begin to prepare for 2018. Will the returning party hit the ground running? Danny Sutcliffe was the standout name when the squad for Sunday’s Fenway Classic was named yesterday. More of …

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Dublin Confirm Hurling Selectors And Announce Squad For Fenway Classic

Ahead of this weekend’s trip to Boston for the Fenway Classic, Pat Gilroy has confirmed his Dublin hurling backroom team, and named a playing squad for the tournament. The St Vincent’s clubman was the shock successor to Ger Cunningham following three underwhelming seasons for the Boys in Blue. Considering his lack of experience at the top level of hurling, Gilroy …

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Cuala’s Shane Stapleton Discusses One Key Strength Of The Dublin Side

Shane Stapleton

All-Ireland champions Cuala are on the march again. The Dublin club take on St Martin’s in this weekend’s Leinster semi-final as they aim to defend their provincial title. After another hard-fought county title, the Dalkey side flexed their considerable muscle with a somewhat comfortable win over Kilkenny champions Dicksboro, on a scoreline of 2-20 to 1-16. Unlike many top club …

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Opinion: Na Piarsaigh The Team To Beat After Sensational Rockies Rout

After beating rivals Kilmallock comfortably in the Limerick SHC final, Na Piarsaigh were installed as favourites to win the All-Ireland club title – and repeat the success of 2015. A Munster semi-final date with Blackrock awaited them at the Gaelic Grounds, despite the Rockies losing the Cork final. The fact that the loss came against divisional side Imokilly, the famous …

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