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Tipperary U-21s Downed By Impressive Limerick Outfit

Munster Under 21 Hurling Championship Semi-Final, Semple Stadium, Thrules, Tipperary 14/7/2016 Tipperary vs Limerick Tipperary's Willie Connors with Barry Nash of Limerick Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

Tipperary headed to Limerick this evening in the first round of the Munster u-21 Championship, with the home side fancied by many as they were littered with senior talent. Barry Nash, Kyle Hayes, Tom Morrissey, Ronan Lynch and Cian Lynch were among the senior stars within the Treaty ranks, and they had too much for the Premier, winning on a …

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Seamus Callanan Ready To Silence Rumour Mill And Do His Talking On The Pitch

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A Quarter-Final, O'Connor Park, Tullamore, Co. Offaly 2/4/2017 Offaly vs Tipperary Tipperary's Seamus Callanan and Dermot Shortt of Offaly Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/John Kelly

Two weeks have passed now since Seamus Callanan and the Tipperary panel were victims of some vicious social media rumours. The Tipp ace is now preparing to hit back with on-field performances. After Cathal Barrett was released from the Tipperary hurling panel, a vicious social media rumour mill began. These rumours varied but the vast majority revolved around the personal …

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Are Wexford Genuine All-Ireland Hurling Championship Contenders?

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A Quarter-Final, Nowlan Park, Kilkenny 2/4/2017 Kilkenny vs Wexford WexfordÕs Conor McDonald celebrates scoring his sides second goal Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ken Sutton

The buzz around Wexford hurling is like never before right now. Saturday’s toppling of Kilkenny has posed a serious question – are Wexford All-Ireland contenders? Right now, Wexford hurlers stand as one of two counties guaranteed a spot in the last six of the All-Ireland. Clare, home county of manager Davy Fitz, are the other. Wexford must now be considered …

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The Hurling Qualifiers Are Shaping Up Brilliantly After Surprise Results In The Provinces

Wexford , Ireland - 10 June 2017; Colin Fennelly of Kilkenny in action against Liam Ryan of Wexford during the Leinster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Semi-Final match between Wexford and Kilkenny at Wexford Park in Wexford. (Photo By Daire Brennan/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

Shades of 2013 shine through this amazing 2017 senior hurling championship. To the delight of hurling fans, we appear to be looking at the most open championship in years. All-Ireland champions Tipperary were due to steam roll through this years championship, where are they? The qualifiers. OK, so Tipperary are gone, Kilkenny must now be favourites right? Wrong, they are …

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Three Years Ago Today, The Anthony Nash Penalty Was Ended Forever

GAA Hurling All Ireland Senior Championship Final 8/9/2013 Cork vs Clare Clare goal keeper Patrick Kelly saves a penalty from Cork's Anthony Nash Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

For the bones of a year between 2013 and 2014, one rule was discussed far more than others in the hurling world. On the June 8,  2014, the Anthony Nash penalty was ended forever. Anthony Nash scored his first ever senior inter-county hurling championship penalty in 2012. This particular fixture was a qualifier match in which Cork toppled Wexford. Cork …

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Padraic Maher Weighs In On Tipperary Rumours

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A, Semple Stadium, Thurles, Tipperary 11/3/2017 Tipperary vs Kilkenny Kilkenny’s Alan Murphy and Colin Fennelly with Michael Cahill and Padraic Maher of Tipperary Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

After last week’s removal of Cathal Barrett from the Tipperary hurling panel, rumours of unrest began to run riot. Padraic Maher has since weighed in on the rumours via social media over the past week. Speaking to GAA.ie, Maher rubbished all of the rumours that had spread. The Thurles Sars star was shocked by the rumours and claims so were the …

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Five Times Limerick Upset The Odds Since 2000

Munster Semi-Final 2nd replay 24/6/2007 Limerick vs Tipperary Limerick's Mike O'Brien and Niall Moran celebrate a late score Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

Limerick take on Clare in their championship opener this Sunday, in a fixture which traditionally excites us. Not many give Limerick a chance however. Here we take a look at five times Limerick upset the odds since 2000. In recent times the popularity of rugby has slightly hindered the hurling. Still, that hasn’t stopped Limerick proving everybody wrong on a …

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