Carlow trio fail to get suspensions overturned before Championship opener

Carlow manager Turlough O'Brien has had his 20-week suspension upheld by the Central Appeals Committee.

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Michael Ryan hails Tipperary's 'total hurling' but urges caution from fans

Ex-Tipperary manager Michael Ryan has hailed the "total hurling" of his former charges as the best the county has produced in a while.

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Replacing Martin as Offaly manager 'another short-term, reactionary move', says Duignan

A disastrous start to their Joe McDonagh Cup campaign has left Offaly in a battle to avoid relegation to hurling's third tier.

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Wexford school comes from 26 points behind to win Leinster semi-final

And in a match without a wind to favour either side!

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Crowd trouble ‘an exception’, insist Munster GAA chiefs

A crowd incident — which was filmed and widely circulated on social media — at last Sunday’s Munster SHC clash between Tipperary and Waterford ...

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Maher warns last year is a closed book for Tipperary

Tipperary forward Patrick ‘Bonner’ Maher acknowledged Conor Gleeson’s red card affected Waterford’s performance in Sunday’s Munster ...

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Brennan quits Tyrone squad over lack of game time

Attacker Lee Brennan has quit the Tyrone squad.

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Walsh never doubted Cork’s character

Aidan Walsh admitted people had plenty of reason to dismiss Cork’s chances of beating Limerick on Sunday.

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McGeeney may face sanction over McKernan incident

Declan Bogue Armagh may have made their first Ulster semi-final since 2014, but they could be

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The challenge of hitting your stride from a standing start

Limerick’s defeat to Cork on Sunday once more highlighted the struggles that teams face when coming in cold to the cauldron of Championship hurling.

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Offaly sack Kevin Martin after 13-point loss to Westmeath

Kevin Martin has been relieved of his duties as Offaly hurling manager.

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Weekend talking points: Cork comeback breathes life into the Munster Championship

Michael Moynihan's Championship conversations...

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Munster Championship attendances on the rise

Attendances for the opening two rounds of the Munster senior hurling championship are up over 15% on last year’s corresponding four fixtures.

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Diarmuid O’Sullivan: 'Nobody was ever killed from handbags'

Former Cork player and selector Diarmuid O’Sullivan says he wouldn’t last 10 minutes in today’s game with the prevailing approach of referees.

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GAA podcast: Dalo was wrong. Emotional Cork. Limerick's Plan B? Tipp back it up. Ref justice

Anthony Daly, Ger Cunningham and TJ Ryan review the weekend's hurling.

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Second Tyrone forward leaves panel over game time

Tyrone forward Lee Brennan has left the county's senior football panel.

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A pitch-invading dog, a pop superstar, and 'box man': The weekend in GAA tweets

Here's our Twitter round-up of the weekend's GAA action...

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Kiely promises response after ‘litany of mistakes’

Limerick manager John Kiely considers their trip to Waterford on Sunday week as a must-win game following yesterday’s setback.

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Energetic Tipp leave 14-man Waterford on Munster brink

Another afternoon of liquid wristwork and fluid movement from Tipperary yesterday put Waterford to the sword with commendable economy.

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Sheedy sees plenty room for improvement

Jason Forde’s goal on 54 minutes broke Waterford’s spirit and from there to the end, Tipperary outscored their opponents 1-9 to 0-1 to claim their second ...

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Fanning: We can let it peter out or fight for our lives

Waterford manager Paraic Fanning said his side’s burst after half-time “got them back into the game” before Tipperary took over in the third quarter. ...

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Cork’s double the crowning joy of Murphy’s 46-year innings

If the GAA is a rich tapestry of culture and community, of hope and heroes, there’s very little of it that former Cork GAA secretary Frank Murphy hasn’t ...

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Cats make hay as Carlow collapse

The only problem with throwing a party like this is that you don’t get to have the final say over the guest list.

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Wexford fail to seal the deal as Dubs dig deep

When Dublin, trailing by three points, were awarded a free deep into injury-time at Parnell Park and centre-back Sean Moran strode forward, the mind was drawn back ...

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Kenny: Nothing less than two wins will suffice

Dublin manager Mattie Kenny has pointed out that the permutations are pretty straightforward now for his team — it’s win their remaining two games or ...

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Graham finally gives Cavan something to shout about

After a bevy of provincial underage success, classy Cavan showed signs they might be coming of age at senior level as they cruised into the semi-finals of the Ulster ...

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Joyful Armagh finally deliver in Ulster throwback

Talk all you like about defensive systems and structures and so on, but when it comes down to it, nothing beats thumping the ball into the square for a big man.

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Galway again expose gaps in Sligo’s blanket defence

A second win in a fortnight, another performance that didn’t reach the heights of 2018 and a nasty injury have given Kevin Walsh plenty to ponder as this win ...

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Taking that extra second before blowing is key

There are occasions when referees make life difficult for themselves and yesterday’s first half in the Gaelic Grounds was a prime example of that.

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Last year has no currency in Munster

Precisely a year ago at this venue it was Tipperary who sleepwalked into an ambush and a ravenous Limerick who pounced upon them.

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For Galway summer starts now

Last summer Galway provided us with a 21-point spread against Sligo. Yesterday, a spirited and youthful Sligo team managed to keep the score respectable for the ...

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What changed in a week for Cork hurlers?

Following an opening week defeat by Tipperary, Cork turned around their Munster SHC campaign with an impressive seven-point win over All-Ireland champions Limerick. ...

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Here is how the rest of the weekend's hurling finished

Meath cemented their status as clear favourites for the Christy Ring Cup on Saturday afternoon.

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Down and Armagh need extra time to settle Ulster Championship quarter-final

Kieran McGeeney savoured his first Ulster Championship victory in five seasons as Armagh manager as a manic quarter-final tie was settled in dramatic fashion in ...

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Late, late Sean Moran goal secures draw for Dubs against Wexford

Dublin defender Sean Moran proved to be a last-action hero yet again for boss Mattie Kenny with a late, late goal at Parnell Park to secure a dramatic Leinster SHC ...

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Cork back on track in Munster Championship after win over All-Ireland champions Limerick

Cork’s Championship is well and truly back up-and-running after this fine victory over the All-Ireland champions in the LIT Gaelic Grounds.

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Debutant Martin Farragher helps Galway book place in Connacht final

Martin Farragher came off the bench to score 1-1 in his inter-county debut as holders Galway beat Sligo at Markievicz Park to book their place in another Connacht ...

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Cody’s Kilkenny spoil Carlow’s party

Carlow's first home game in this year's Leinster senior hurling championship may have made for a heartwarming tale but Kilkenny have never been ones for romance ...

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Tipperary ease to win leaving Deise on brink of Munster Championship exit

Jason Forde hit 1-9 as Tipperary shook off a sluggish mid-game spell to leave 14-man Waterford on the brink of a Munster Championship exit.

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Late free earns Cork minors a draw against Limerick

A late Darragh Flynn free earned Cork a 0-19 to 1-16 draw with Limerick at the end of a highly entertaining Munster MHC tie at LIT Gaelic Grounds.

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Cork leagues wrap

Sarsfields moved to within two points of RedFM HL Division 1 leaders Bride Rovers – with two games in hand – after a comprehensive victory at home to ...

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Triumph for Mickey Graham as Cavan beat Monaghan by four points

Cavan sprang a shock with a four points Ulster SFC quarter-final victory over neighbours Monaghan at Kingspan Breffni Park.

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Is there no Cork native to coach the basics of backplay?

Summer hurling’s opening weekend threw up killer lines.

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The ‘Green Monster’s’ appetite has yet to be sated

Pet Peeve Corner: the GAA and statistics.

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Éamonn Kennedy: 'Hurling is the same game all over the country'

“There are hurlers everywhere,” Éamonn Kennedy stresses.

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Tipp thrived on emotion. Can they back it up?

Ger Cunningham looks at five-weekend watch-outs.

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Rory O’Connor and Wexford keen to make up for lost time

Left idle as the hurling championship kicked into gear last week, it’s not hard to imagine a Wexford side under the care of Davy Fitzgerald straining at the ...

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Matching Tipp’s intensity key for Fanning’s Waterford

Waterford boss Paraic Fanning says matching Tipperary’s intensity is the first item on his side’s agenda in tomorrow’s Munster SHC clash in Semple ...

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Graham hopes to sprinkle Mullinalaghta magic on Cavan

Mickey Graham spent the informative months of his inter-county managerial career flitting between the home and away changing-rooms in Kingspan Breffni Park.

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Restarts - not reflexes - the key skillset for goalkeepers

DIARMUID O’Sullivan was amongst the first to highlight the significance of Seán O’Donnell in Limerick’s backroom team last year.

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