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Liam Kearns Highlights One Major Drawback Of Championship Restructure

Tipperary senior football manager Liam Kearns has expressed doubt over how the new championship structures in both football  and hurling will affect the club game. The football championship will include the Super 8s, where a round-robin system will replace the straight quarter-finals, whereas the provincial championships in hurling will see each county guaranteed at least four matches. While the All-Ireland …

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Jackie Tyrrell: Tipperary Hadn’t The Balls To Take Us On Man For Man

Jackie Tyrrell Tipperary Kilkenny

Jackie Tyrrell’s autobiography looks like a cracker. As the buzz of the All-Ireland final dies down, hurling fans head into the winter as they look forward to the new season. Last night in the Langton House Hotel in Kilkenny, Jackie Tyrrell launched his autobiography, The Warrior’s Code, which will be sure to fill the void left by on-field action in …

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Galway Lead The Way In Pundit Arena’s Hurling Team Of The Year

After a thrilling All-Ireland final, Galway are the champions, bridging a 29-year gap to bring Liam MacCarthy west of the Shannon for the first time in a generation. A novel final pairing was a fitting tribute to a rather strange hurling year, with a changing of the guard a reoccurring theme given the (slight) regression of Kilkenny and Cork coming back …

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Ranking The Top Five All-Ireland Hurling Finals Of The Decade So Far

In the first decade after the turn of the millennium we witnessed many one-sided All-Ireland finals. This was mainly due to the fact that Kilkenny were so dominant. Luckily, the last number of years have provided some absolute classics. However, due to a slight regression in Kilkenny’s form in recent years, the last few years have seen more competitive deciders. The emergence …

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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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