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All-Star Hurling Team Of The Year If It Was Picked Today

The restructuring of the provincial championships has led to some incredible games and even better performances and the 2018 team of the year will be one of the most competitive yet. We had a go at picking the team based on current form and it has led to some massive casualties.  1 Eoin Murphy (Kilkenny) No explanation needed. Murphy has been …

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Hurling Team Of The Week: The Men From Munster Dominate

We were treated to two cracking hurling quarter-finals over the weekend with Clare and Limerick edging their way into the All Ireland semi-finals at the expense of Wexford and Kilkenny. As a result, there’s plenty of competition in our Hurling Team of the Week. 1 Eoin Murphy (Kilkenny) Every week he plays, his name ends up on one team of …

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Five Conclusions As All Ireland Hurling Semi-Finals Confirmed

Three Munster teams in the final four This year’s Munster championship was one of the most surprising, exhilarating and enthralling competitions in recent years, courtesy of the new round-robin structure. Every game was hotly contested with no team getting an easy ride. At one stage, each team had a realistic chance of reaching the final, going to the qualifiers or …

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Late Morrissey Super Strike Sees Limerick Clinch Victory Over Kilkenny

Kilkenny 1-22 Limerick 0-27 Limerick have secured their first win over Kilkenny since 1973 after a thrilling encounter in Semple Stadium this afternoon. Kilkenny’s strategy of moving TJ Reid to full-forward paid dividends in the opening stages as the Ballyhale Shamrocks man caused havoc among a full back line that struggled in the Munster semi-final against Clare. His battle with Seán …

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Preview: Who Will Take The Last Hurling Semi-Final Spot?

It’s the battle of two extremely proud hurling counties today in Thurles as Limerick and Kilkenny battle it out for a place in this year’s All Ireland semi-final. We take a look at some of the key issues ahead of the 2pm throw-in. What has changed since last year’s encounter? Kilkenny and Limerick played out a thrilling game in Nowlan …

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Carlow’s Historic Summer Comes To An End At The Hands Of Limerick

Carlow 0-13 Limerick 5-22 Three goals in the first 20 minutes helped Limerick glide past Carlow and book their place in the All Ireland quarter-finals. It was the worst possible start for the Joe McDonagh champions with teenager, Kyle Hayes netting for the visitors after just 30 seconds. Carlow responded well with points from Denis Murphy and Edward Byrne but were dealt a …

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Dr Cullen Park In Bad Shape Ahead Of Limerick v Carlow Qualifier

It wasn’t too long ago that matches were forced to be rescheduled due to pitches being frozen and/or now however. Well the weather is causing a different problem in Carlow as preparations continue in Dr Cullen Park for the preliminary quarter-final meeting between the home side and Limerick on Saturday evening. A photo posted on Twitter shows a large section …

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