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Watch: Tommy Walsh Pays Passionate Tribute To Efforts Of Cork & Kilkenny During Thrilling League Clash

Cork and Kilkenny played out an enthralling encounter at Páirc Uí Chaoimh on Saturday evening.  John Meyler’s side overcame the visitors on a scoreline of 1-24 to 0-24 in the newly developed stadium which was a fitting performance for the Rebels’ first appearance at the famous theatre. It is the first time Cork have beaten the Cats in the National …

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Kilkenny & Waterford Teams For Respective League Openers Named

Bord na Mona Walsh Cup Final, Nowlan Park, Kilkenny 20/1/2018 Kilkenny vs Wexford Kilkenny Manager Brian Cody in the stands after being sent off Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

The National Hurling League throws in this weekend and there are some cracking fixtures to look forward to.  Team news has been released in drips and drabs ahead of a number of exciting matchups. Kilkenny travel to Páirc Uí Chaoimh to take on Cork in the Rebels’ first outing at their newly developed stadium on Saturday night. The Cats lost …

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Watch: Massive Brawl In Kilkenny Vs Wexford Sees Brian Cody Sent To The Stands

Wexford edged out Kilkenny to claim Walsh Cup honours on Saturday afternoon in Nowlan Park after a dramatic free-taking competition was the deciding factor.  Nothing could separate the two teams after full-time and two additional ten-minute extra-time intervals, resulting in the historic free-taking competition which saw players from both sides strike at goal from 65-metres out. Neither side were at …

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Michael Fennelly Explains What Drove Him To Inter-County Retirement

When Michael Fennelly announced his retirement from inter-county hurling last week there was a consensus that losing such a stalwart will be a huge blow for Kilkenny heading into the 2018 season.  After all, there is no denying that Fennelly is one of the finest players of the modern era. Hurler of The Year in 2011, eight All-Ireland medals amassed …

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Kilkenny Legend & Former Hurler Of The Year Has Retired From Inter-County Hurling

GAA All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Semi-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 7/8/2016 Kilkenny vs Waterford Kilkenny's Michael Fennelly after the final whistle

Kilkenny have been dealt a blow to their 2018 season preparations with the news that former Hurler Of The Year Michael Fennelly has retired from inter-county hurling.  The Ballyhale Shamrocks club hurler has announced his retirement from the black and amber at 32-years-old. During his 12-year tenure with Kilkenny the midfield powerhouse won an incredible eight All-Irelands including when he …

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Pics: Kilkenny Have Made A Big Change To Their Jersey For 2018

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O’Neills have released images of the new Kilkenny GAA jersey for next season and it is certainly something different.  Ahead of the 2018 season, Kilkenny launched the new kit in association with famed kit maker O’Neills on Saturday at Nowlan Park. In a step away from the traditional and straightforward black and amber stripes, there has been adjustments to the …

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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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