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Model reinvigorated by Davy Fitz, says Matthew O’Hanlon

Matthew O’Hanlon made his league debut for Wexford at Pearse Stadium six years ago this month.

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Galway unfazed at legal query

Galway secretary John Hynes insists the wording of their motion to Congress for full integration into the Leinster hurling championships is legally sound.

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Derek Kavanagh urges Páraic Duffy to shelve championship plans

Club Players Association (CPA) fixtures coordinator Derek Kavanagh believes the “Super 8” All-Ireland SFC proposal will be “the straw that breaks the camel’s back” for club fixtures.

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Padraic Maher: Tipperary must raise game this season

Tipperary captain Padraic Maher says he and his teammates will have to improve on their 2016 form if they’re to replicate last year’s All-Ireland victory.

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Podge Collins: Don’t read too much into early season form

Podge Collins has warned hurling supporters about placing too much store in results at this time of year.

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Eoin Larkin stands by cut off Cats

Eoin Larkin stands by his criticism of Kilkenny’s performance in going down to Clare in Sunday’s Division 1A game in Ennis.

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GAA Podcast: Davy Fitz's grand plan, Tipp focus and Cody's worries after worst ever defeat

John Fogarty reviews the Allianz Hurling League weekend with Colm O'Connor on PaperTalk.

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Davy Fitz puts Wexford in driving seat for promotion push

Wexford 1-21 Galway 3-13: The Salthill Hotel sits at the back of Pearse Stadium. It’s a favourite haunt for Galway supporters on match-day. 

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Rampant Clare inflict Kilkenny’s largest margin of defeat in the Cody era

Clare 2-19 - Kilkenny 0-12: You know things aren’t going Kilkenny’s way when Richie Hogan makes way. The sight of the 2014 hurler of the year being called ashore in the 49th minute was a grimacing one for the player as much as the travelling support.

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A week is a long time in league hurling

Allianz HL Division 1A
Cork 1-14 Dulin 2-19
Maybe there’s too much made of this management lark.

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Weekend talking points: Defence still key Cork issue

 

Defence needs to be the best policy for Rebels
Overlooked in the glow of Cork’s victory over Clare two weekends ago was the fact the losers had engineered at least three worthy goal chances without claiming one. 

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Templemore turn on the power

Dr Harty Cup final
Our Lady’s (Templemore) 2-22 St Colman’s (Fermoy) 1-6
Just short of a year ago, Tom Byrnes stood on the MacDonagh Park pitch in Nenagh and spoke to the media after seeing Our Lady’s Secondary School come up just short in the Dr Harty Cup final. 

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First title for ‘remarkable’ Mary’s

Sigerson Cup Final 
St Mary’s University Belfast 0-13 University College Dublin 2-6

There are 850 students enrolled at St Mary’s University in Belfast. Less than 200 are male. 

 

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Gritty Glenbeigh-Glencar refuse to lose final battle

AIB All-Ireland Club JFC final
Glengeigh-Glencar (Kerry) 1-14 The Rock (Tyrone)  1-11
Darran O’Sullivan has won more important titles with Kerry at Croke Park, in front of much bigger crowds, but if he sees another afternoon as manic as this one it’ll be quite a surprise.

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Mayfield’s day of days

AIB All-Ireland Club JHC final
Mayfield (Cork) 2-16 Mooncoin (Kilkenny) 1-18
Mayfield’s marauders went for broke and wrote a momentous new chapter in the history of a club that has had its share of challenges in recent times.

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Finn the ace as Cork see off Dubs

Lidl Ladies National League
Cork 2-11 Dublin 1-8
Orla Finn’s 1-7 helped Cork secure their second win from three in the Lidl Ladies Division 1 National League in Mallow yesterday.

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Laser-sharp Tipp have turned page on 2016

Allianz HL Division 1A
Waterford 0-15 Tipperary 1-18
Sub-plots were much in evidence yesterday in Walsh Park.

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Wexford withstand Déise’s late rally

Camogie League first round
Wexford 1-11 Waterford 1-10
The Déise girls fell just short though and their visitors made the short journey up the Coast Road with the vital points.

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Tralee set up all-Kerry final in Munster Post Primary SAFC

Tralee CBS 1-10
Coláiste Chríost Rí 0-11

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Carrickshock power proves too much for Galway outfit

AIB All-Ireland Club IHC final
Carrickshock (Kilkenny) 2-15 Ahascragh-Fohenagh (Galway) 0-6
Carrickshock showed no mercy as they swept to a convincing victory in the All-Ireland Club IHC final at Croke Park.

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Andrew Ormonde of Templemore celebrates scoring a goal. Pic: INPHO/Donall Farmer

Watch: Templemore win first Harty Cup crown since 1978

Our Lady’s Secondary School, Templemore 2-22 St Colman’s College, Fermoy 1-6: A dominant performance from Our Lady’s Secondary School of Templemore saw them claim the Dr Harty Cup against Fermoy’s St Colman’s College at the Gaelic Grounds on Saturday.

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Kerry's GAA chairman Tim Murphy - 'The best footballers are still being produced in Kerry'

Kerry football was perilously close to falling into a funk five years ago, but the turnaround has been impressive. Not that there aren’t a couple of haymakers for the new GAA chairman, Tim Murphy to dodge still, writes Tony Leen

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Tralee CBS earn Corn Uí Mhuirí final place at third attempt

Tralee CBS 1-10 Colaiste Chriost Ri 0-11: Tralee CBS are through to the Corn Uí Mhuirí final, their first appearance in the decider since 2008.

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Fledgling broadcaster Local Streaming has global plans

For eight junior and intermediate clubs it’s a landmark weekend in GAA headquarters. And for two Mayo entrepreneurs.

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Cork need repeat of display against Clare for Dublin clash, says Seamus Harnedy

Cork face Dublin this evening in the second round of games in Division 1A, and the Rebels will be hoping for a repeat of last weekend’s workrate and effort, says forward Seamus Harnedy.

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Why Waterford won’t get hung up on Kilkenny win

Waterford got their first points of the Allianz Hurling League Division 1A last weekend against Kilkenny, but selector Dan Shanahan says Tipperary will be “a huge test” for them tomorrow in Walsh Park.

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The Kieran Shannon Interview: Ann Downey - The good gets better

Despite winning 12 All-Ireland medals herself, Ann Downey has always lived in the shadow of her sister Angela, one of the greatest camogie players of all time. But returning Kilkenny to the top has secured her standing as a special figure in her own right, writes Kieran Shannon.

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