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Limerick fired an early warning shot that they are one of the leading contenders for All-Ireland U21 glory with this comprehensive 12-point Munster quarter-final dismissal of Tipperary.

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Limerick put faith in senior starlets

This Limerick U21 team carries shades of last year’s Waterford class.

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Westmeath won’t roll out Croker blanket

Westmeath’s Kieran Martin believes they are in a better position to seriously challenge Dublin this year and has indicated they won’t rely on a blanket defence strategy.

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Tipperary divided on hurling’s blueprint for change

Tipperary County Board secretary Tim Floyd has expressed concern that the new hurling proposals will significantly curtail club activity in April and May.

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Down out of dark woods and ready for Monaghan clash

Down have emerged from two rough seasons stronger and mentally tougher and they are quite relaxed about their modest billing ahead of Saturday’s Ulster semi-final with Monaghan .

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Derek McGrath boosts backroom with Eoin Murphy and Fergal Hartley

Waterford manager Derek McGrath has bolstered his backroom team ahead of the All-Ireland senior hurling championship qualifiers with the additions of former playing stars Eoin Murphy and Fergal Hartley.

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Ciarán Whelan backs Brian Fenton to handle toughest challenge

Ciarán Whelan believes Brian Fenton is facing into the biggest challenge of his career this summer, but one he is eminently capable of meeting.

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Big brother backs Bernard Brogan to make impact

Alan Brogan didn’t stick around too long when it became apparent he was an impact substitute for Dublin.

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Davy Fitzgerald may stay in the stands for Leinster final

Wexford manager Davy Fitzgerald is considering a return to the perch he adopted for the county’s win over Kilkenny game when his side face Galway in the Leinster final.

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Cork revel in rankings reversal

This time last year Cork were staring at a toothless exit from the hurling championship.

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Cork legend Briege Corkery likely to quit football

Cork manager Ephie Fitzgerald has admitted that dual star Briege Corkery may have played her last game for the county’s senior footballers – while Vera Foley is another who won’t feature for the remainder of the 2017 campaign.

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Henry Shefflin says delaying hurling draw a mistake

Henry Shefflin believes the GAA has missed a trick in delaying the draw for the All-Ireland hurling qualifiers until next week.

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Lyons encouraged by Kildare ‘sense of purpose’

Eight years since Kildare last graced a Leinster senior football final and Ollie Lyons knows only too well how long that feels.

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Cork IT pass Dohenys test

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Dohenys 0-7

Cork SFC (Round 2B)

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GAA rule loophole saves Sligo from Antrim qualifier replay

A loophole in the GAA rulebook has saved Sligo from a first round qualifier replay with Antrim.

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Hampsey: Tyrone making waves

Padraig Hampsey is trying to establish himself in a Tyrone team that’s attempting to prove itself as a serious All-Ireland contender.

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Cork sweating on Conor Lehane for Clare clash

Cork boss Kieran Kingston has revealed that Conor Lehane is on crutches after suffering a recurrence of the ankle ligament injury which threatened his participation in Sunday’s Munster SHC semi-final victory over Waterford.

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Is hurling plan better than what we now have?

Quite the week for the Gaelic Players Association (GPA) last week. We don’t mean the launch of their terribly vague three-year strategic plan but how they chose to run it against a GAA event involving an official associate sponsor.

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Derek McGrath: We didn’t execute the plan

Waterford boss Derek McGrath said Cork were “full value” for their Munster SHC semi-final win yesterday, saying his side had been “chasing” the game all afternoon.

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Five things we learned from Cork's defeat of Waterford in Thurles

Five things we learned from yesterday's Munster Hurling Championship semi final at Semple Stadium.

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Tyrone give up on the antics and play it straight

It’s hard to believe. Tyrone 1-21 Donegal 1-12 — and it was a scoreline that flattered Donegal.

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Roscommon ready for revenge

Roscommon manager Kevin McStay is unhappy his side have already been written off ahead of their Connacht final with Galway, insisting they are determined to make amends for last year’s collapse against the Tribesmen in the provincial decider.

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Cork's inexperience is still visible from time to time, but so, significantly, is the consistency

Can two swallows make a summer? The pitch invasion yesterday in Thurles spoke volumes, supporters in red streaming onto the Semple Stadium field to celebrate 14-man Cork’s Munster SHC semi-final win over Waterford.

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Eternal optimist Mickey Harte saw this one coming

After so much criticism, scrutiny, and negativity, this was Tyrone’s day of deliverance with the team unleashing possibly its best and most significant victory of this decade at Clones yesterday.

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Derry boss annoyed by ‘stupid’ Enda Lynn injury

A first championship win as Waterford boss eluded him on a scorching Saturday but Tom McGlinchey couldn’t question the character of his players. They gave another honourable display in defeat, particularly in the first half.

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Kildare cruise as Royals flounder

So much for the litmus test.

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O’Neill’s new Lilywhites will ruffle a few feathers

I decided when I sat into my car for Tullamore on Saturday that I would go and watch Kildare with a clean slate. 

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Galway hit 33 points yet never leave third gear

A neat trick, this, by Galway.

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