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The Top Five Controversies Of The 2017 GAA Championship

Diarmuid Connolly Leinster GAA Senior Football Championship Quarter-Final, O'Moore Park, Portlaoise, Co. Laois 3/6/2017 Carlow vs Dublin Dublin's Diarmuid Connolly speaks to linesman Ciaran Branagan Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

It’s been one of the most controversial summers in the GAA’s history. We’ve seen a lot of high profile appeals and suspensions. 2017 has been highly entertaining; the entertainment has provided drama that has not always been positive. There have been a number of negative episodes and here we rank the top five so far. 5. Sliotar Thief Cork hurling’s revival …

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WATCH: Shane Long Is Back Hurling And He Still Has It

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Stadionul Zimbru, Chisinau, Moldova 9/10/2016 Moldova vs Republic of Ireland Ireland's Shane Long celebrates scoring the first goal of the game Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

The Kilkenny and Tipperary hurling rivalry runs deep but current Kilkenny hurler Richie Hogan and former Tipperary minor hurler and current Irish international soccer player, Shane Long recently put their differences aside. As part of the GAA’s partnership with Sure, Richie Hogan travelled to Southampton Football Club where he faced fellow Irish man Shane Long along with other Southampton players …

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Hurling All-Stars 2017 – How Things Stand Prior To The All-Ireland Final

One game remains, barring a draw at least, in this year’s All-Ireland hurling championship. With only two collective teams remaining involved, the individual end of year awards have started to be debated. We have seen the influence an All-Ireland final can have on selection, but let’s kick off the endless debate anyway. Here we talk through the contenders and look …

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Young Team No More: Why It’s Time For Waterford To Deliver

Just three teams remain in this year’s championship, none of which have won an All-Ireland in the last ten years. One of the three sides hoping to emerge victorious are Waterford, a county who haven’t done so since 1959. This year is a huge one for the Déise. Derek McGrath is now on his fourth attempt at capturing the Liam …

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The Top Five Moments Of The Hurling Championship So Far

The All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship has thrown up some fantastic moments this summer – as we’ve been whittled down to three counties that can lift the Liam MacCarthy Cup in September.  With Cork facing Waterford on Sunday to see who will face Galway for a crack at glory, we’ve outlined the top five moments of the championship so far this …

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Tipperary County Board Make Their Position On Michael Ryan’s Future Crystal Clear

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Semi-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 6/8/2017 Galway vs Tipperary Tipperary manager Michael Ryan Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Grealy

Having started a two-year term at the start of 2016, Tipperary manager Michael Ryan’s current deal has come to a conclusion. Little of the aftermath of Sunday’s classic against Galway has surrounded the Tipp manager’s future. Ryan was dignified in defeat the last day and speaking to the Tipperary Star, county chairman Michael Bourke made no secret of his desire …

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Padraic Maher Felt Tipperary Didn’t Get Equal Treatment From Barry Kelly On Sunday

Another classic encounter between Tipperary and Galway has seen the majority of headlines tipped in the direction of Galway and Joe Canning. But it took two teams to contribute to another classic and Tipperary captain Padraic Maher was extremely proud of his team’s efforts. Jackie Cahill writing in the Independent, reported that the Tipp captain was devastated at their failing to get …

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