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Offaly’s New Centre Of Excellence Looks Absolutely Incredible

Today Offaly GAA are hosting an open day for their brand new centre of excellence, ‘Faithful Fields.’  It has been long argued that the Faithful County need a top-class training centre to help bridge the gap between themselves and the rest of the country, in both hurling and football. Since the turn of the millennium, Offaly have failed to secure …

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Former Taoiseach Called In To Help Solve Offaly Hurling Crisis

It isn’t news that Offaly hurling is in a bad place at the moment, and unfortunately for the Faithful, 2017 didn’t improve matters. While they did beat Westmeath to ensure that they would avoid the minefield that is the Leinster qualifier group in 2018, they suffered two heavy defeats in their subsequent outings against Galway and Waterford in the qualifiers. …

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Offaly Hurling Once Again Searching For New Manager

The Offaly hurlers are once again searching for a new manager after Kevin Ryan stepped down. The Waterford native spent just one year in charge of the Faithful County.  After yet another disappointing year for Offaly hurling, their county board will be in need of a new manager. This comes after Eamonn Kelly resigned after just one year in charge …

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Times And Venues Of Round 1 Hurling Qualifiers Announced

Munster GAA Senior Hurling Championship Final, Gaelic Grounds, Limerick 10/7/2016 Waterford vs Tipperary Tipperary's Michael Breen celebrates scoring a goal

While the big boys were kept apart in this morning’s draw for the first round of the All-Ireland SHC qualifiers, that is not to say that these games will not be keenly anticipated by hurling folk around the country.  To recap on what came out of the hat at GAA HQ this morning, the draw will see Dublin take on …

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Nenagh Éire Óg Appoint Offaly Hurling Legend As New Manager

Allianz Hurling League Division 1 Quarter-Final 29/3/2015 Offaly vs Tipperary Offaly manager Brian Whelehan Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

On Monday afternoon former All-Ireland winner and Offaly legend Brian Whelehan was ratified as the new Nenagh Éire Óg senior hurling manager.    Since stepping into management in 2009, Whealahan has had spells with both Camross from Laois and Kiltormer in Galway. In 2013, he gladly took over the Offaly Senior hurling team, however, after achieving little success with his …

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Six Young Players To Watch During This Weekend’s Hurling League

Electric Ireland Munster GAA Hurling Minor Championship Semi-Final 26/6/2014 Limerick vs Cork Cork's Shane Kingston celebrates scoring a goal Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

For hurling fans, it is great to see that competitive matches are well and truly back underway. Each year, the Allianz Hurling League proves a terrific platform for managers to test their upcoming players, and it is no difference this year. Here, we look at six players who could make a difference this weekend. Shane Kingston (Cork) After his terrific …

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