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Ranking The Top Five Cork-Waterford Clashes Of The Millennium

Without question, since the turn of the decade, one rivalry has been the most anticipated. That is Tipperary and Kilkenny of course. However, in the early 2000’s, Cork and Waterford was undoubtedly the game not to be missed. Time after time, classic after classic, there was little to separate these teams. Cork had Sean Og, Donal Og, the O’Connor twins …

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Combined Cork And Waterford All-Star XV From The 2000s

National Hurling League 15/4/2007 Cork vs Waterford Cork's Sean Og O'hAilpin tackles Dan Shanahan of Waterford Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

Cork and Waterford take on one another this Sunday in a highly anticipated Munster semi-final. It is a game which will differ hugely from the classics of the 2000s. Here we select an All-Star XV of both sides from that great era. On Sunday the stars of the show are likely to be players such as Austin Gleeson and Conor …

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Report: Cillian O’Connor A Major Doubt For All-Ireland Final And Andrews Set To Start

Stephen Rochford Mayo

The Independent.ie’s Ger Kerville has reported that Mayo corner-forward Cillian O’Connor is in ‘major’ doubt to start Saturday’s All-Ireland final replay with Dublin, despite news reports on Friday suggesting that the Castlebar native had been given the all-clear by medical staff to start in the replay. O’Connor’s 77th minute equalising point in the first final ensured that Mayo would have another …

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Everyone Is Predicting The One Change From Dublin Team Named

GAA All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Semi-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 28/8/2016 Dublin vs Kerry Dublin manager Jim Gavin Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

With just hours to go until the big one in Croke Park, debate is raging whether or not the Dublin and Mayo teams will start as they were named yesterday. Jim Gavin named his side last night, with Bernard Brogan and Paul Flynn holding onto their starting places, despite calls during the week for them to be dropped. Others were …

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Tribute Tuesday – Waterford’s Paul Flynn

All Ireland Hurling Semi-Final Waterford 8/8/2004 Paul Flynn Mandatory Credit©INPHO/Lorraine O'Sullivan

His name has been continued in GAA circles as a Dubliner makes the name famous in football. But for so long, the standout Paul Flynn in GAA was the Waterford hurler. Ahead of this weekend’s All-Ireland semi-final, we remember one of Waterford’s greatest ever players. Waterford play Kilkenny in the first of this year’s All-Ireland hurling semi-finals on Sunday. This …

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Top Five Performers From The Leinster Football Championship

We continue our championship reviews. All provincial championships have now concluded. It was the Dublin show more or less in Leinster yet again. Here we rank the Top 5 players from this year’s Leinster campaign. Picking individuals is tough as a result of Dublin’s team dominance. But we gave it a go nonetheless. Kevin McManamon – Dublin The St. Jude’s …

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TBT: The Great Ever Munster Hurling Final?

Munster Hurling Final 27/6/2004 Cork vs Waterford John Mullane of Waterford is restrained by Sean Og O'hAilpin after he struck Brian Murphy ©INPHO/Patrick Bolger

Taking Munster Hurling Final weekend into account, this week’s Throwback Thursday looks at the best Munster final in recent memory, and in many people eyes the best they have ever seen. The year was 2004. Cork and Waterford both descended on Thurles. Cork were defending Munster champions who were hurting following an All-Ireland final loss from 2003. They disposed of …

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