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Poll: Tell Us Who You Think Will Win The All-Ireland Hurling Club Championship

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The race to be crowned All-Ireland Club Hurling winners is warming up as the county championships, barring Galway, have reached their conclusion. As we get ready for the provincial competitions, excitement is building, and Ballygunner’s dramatic victory over Thurles Sarsfields certainly whet the appetite. The Waterford club now march on to face Sixmilesbridge in this weekend’s semi-final, while 2016 All-Ireland champions …

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We Will See An Unfamiliar Team In The U-21 All-Ireland Hurling Semi-Final This Year

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One unique beauty of the u-21 inter-county championship is that it’s a complete knockout competition, and once you’re beaten, there’s no coming back.  That will be the case for the Antrim u-21 hurlers, as Derry achieved an unfamiliar result in the Ulster u-21 hurling championship yesterday evening after overcoming the Saffrons by two points in the semi-final. The result meant that …

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Official Hurling And Football Teams Of The Club Championships Announced

All-Ireland Senior Club Football Championship Final, Croke Park, Dublin 17/3/2017 Dr. Crokes vs Slaughtneil Colm Cooper of Dr. Crokes at the final whistle Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

The AIB Club Football and Hurling Championships came to their respective climax on Saint Patrick’s Day. Cuala overcame Clare champions Ballyea and became the first Dublin team to lift the Tommy Moore Cup while Dr. Croke’s ended a 15-year wait to get their hands on the Andy Merrigan Cup. Ultimately, this meant there was to be no fairytale ending to Slaughtneil’s …

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Slaughtneil’s Fixture Change Approved Thanks To Cuala

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Today, Ulster champions Slaughtneil were handed a boost ahead of their All-Ireland semi-finals as their fixture change was approved by the GAA’s Central Competitions Control Committee in Croke Park, Dublin. Derry and Ulster champions, Slaughtneil, have been granted a change of date to their previously congested fixture list. The All-Ireland Club Senior Hurling Championship semi-final will now be played on February 24 …

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Reasons To Believe That Cuala Can Go All The Way

Leinster Senior Hurling Club Championship Final, O'Moore Park, Portlaoise, Co. Laois 4/12/2016 O'Loughlin Gaels vs Cuala Cuala's Oisin Gough, David Treacy and Paul Schutte lift the trophy Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

On Sunday afternoon we witnessed the Dublin Senior Hurling champions, Cuala, win their first ever Leinster Senior Hurling Club Championship. The Dubliners defeated Kilkenny champions O’Loughlin Gaels in the final on a scoreline of 3:19-1:16. This was Dublin’s first senior hurling provincial win since Crumlin were victorious in the competition in 1980. Although the Kilkenny side displayed stages of dominance, players …

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Was Slaughtneil’s Treble A First In The GAA?

It was an historic day in Derry over the weekend as Robert Emmet’s of Slaughtneil completed the treble – Derry Senior Camogie, Football and Hurling championships, all in the same season. A few weeks back, their hurlers saw off Swatragh to complete their third successive title.  On Sunday in Celtic Park, the football team – back-boned by quite a number …

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