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Tribal feuds linger on

This day last week, former Galway defender Greg Kennedy took to Facebook to unload his thoughts about the state of hurling in the county.

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December date won’t take shine off win for McGrath

The nugget of a provincial campaign might be missing but winning a senior county title on the shortest day of the year has a novel ring to it.

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Lane: New WGPA a response to player needs

The creation of the Women’s Gaelic Players’ Association (WGPA) was driven by the players themselves, chairman Aoife Lane has revealed.

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Inter-county demands forcing drop in retirement age, says Farrell

Gaelic Players’ Association chief executive Dessie Farrell has estimated that the demands on inter-county footballers and hurlers are such that the average retirement age has dropped significantly since his own playing days.

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Tommy Walsh will add professional insight in Kerry, says Murphy

Kerry’s Paul Murphy believes Tommy Walsh’s Kingdom return will bring with it positives that ripple far beyond the field of play.

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Australia’s hurling history revealed

It began with a story this autumn on these pages — but no-one could have imagined the treasure trove of photographic memorabilia the Irish Examiner would help unearth.

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GAA’s stadium wrangles could dent Rugby World Cup plans

The future of two GAA grounds earmarked for Ireland’s 2023 Rugby World Cup bid remains in doubt following events yesterday.

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Conroy injury blow for Galway

Galway’s chances of promotion from Division 2 of the Allianz Football League have been significantly dented with the news that Paul Conroy will miss the early part of the year as he recovers from a knee operation.

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First league success propelled Cloughduv to new heights

Until just over a year ago, silverware had proven elusive for the current Cloughduv U16 hurling side.

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Ryan back for second stint as Waterford County Board chairman

Paddy Joe Ryan was elected as the new Waterford County Board chairman at last night’s annual convention in Dungarvan.

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Clare board backs free to air TV proposal for All-Ireland games

Clare County Board last night unanimously backed a proposal to ensure future All-Ireland championship matches are available free to air.

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Dublin's James McCarthy says GAA season ‘a mess’

Dublin footballer James McCarthy says the existing GAA season is "a mess" and has to be addressed by the powers-that-be.

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Walsh to return in McGrath Cup

Former All-Ireland-winning Kerry footballer Tommy Walsh makes his return to county football next month.

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Workaholic McGrath content to lay foundations for successor

It may just be that Derek McGrath’s successor benefits from the spade work he’s putting in at the moment.

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Maher and Murphy salute old comrades

Patrick ‘Bonner’ Maher and Paul Murphy sit together in Collins Barracks, Cork, and talk hurling.

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McEnaney seeks ‘two-referee’ trial in National League hurling campaign

Pat McEnaney would like to see the use of two referees in hurling experimented with in the National League.

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Kearney propels St Colman’s to easy victory over Millstreet

St Colman’s CC, Midleton 4-11 Millstreet CS 0-12
Shane Kearney contributed 2-3 to help St Colman’s to victory in the Cork PPS senior C hurling final at Ballincollig yesterday.

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Battling Rochestown finish in fine style to seal the deal

St Francis College, Rochestown 2-9 Gaelcholáiste Mhuire AG 1-6
St Francis College, Rochestown finished with a flourish to claim their first O’Callaghan Cup (Cork PPS SAH final) at Cork IT Sports Complex last evening.

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O’Keeffe fears new proposals could end club interest by June

Waterford secretary Timmy O’Keeffe fears teams could be eliminated from county championships by June if national proposals to condense club competitions into a calendar year are successful.

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Ardscoil Rís to meet Hamilton in Harty quarter-final

A repeat of last year’s semi-final pairing is in store as Dr Harty Cup holders Ardscoil Rís were drawn with Hamilton High School in the quarter-final.

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Experimental Banner find top gear to power past McGrath’s Waterford

Clare 2-20 Waterford 0-17
A smooth Clare side, spurred on by goals from David Reidy and Darach Honan, outgunned Waterford by 2-14 to four points in the second half to run out convincing winners of last night’s senior hurling challenge at Fraher Field.

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