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Cody says Shefflin in ‘great shape’ and in running for final starting spot

Henry Shefflin is capable of playing the entirety of next month’s All-Ireland final, according to Brian Cody.

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Naughton settles it as Newtown prevail

Newtownshandrum 1-19 UCC 0-21
Newtownshandrum overcame a poor start to edge out UCC and advance to the Cork SHC quarter-finals at Mallow last night.

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Liam Sheedy: There will be 'a few lively matches' in Tipperary training.

Sheedy: Tipp well set up to catch Cats

2010 All-Ireland-winning manager Liam Sheedy believes Tipperary are primed for a repeat performance against Kilkenny at Croke Park on September 7.

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Late drive for line sees Sars win classic

Sarsfields 1-20 Na Piarsaigh 1-17
A historic night for Sarsfields in Páirc Uí Rinn as they were crowned Carrigaline Court Hotel Rebel Óg Premier 1 U16 hurling champions for the first time.

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Cathal Mannion: Played in Galway's qualifier defeat to Tipperary.

U21 stars keen to wipe slate clean after senior exits

Talk to those Clare U21 hurlers who featured with Davy Fitzgerald’s seniors this year and they will tell you about the fillip that was the former side’s date with Tipperary just four days after the county’s flagship team had been sunk by Wexford.

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Fanning unhappy as Tipp games go ahead

Former Tipperary defender Declan Fanning has accused county board officials of not realising what it takes to prepare for an All-Ireland final after calls for the postponement of the weekend’s scheduled club fixtures were rejected.

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Making sense of Cork’s collapse at Croke Park

Heuston Station, 6pm Sunday. "Don’t be too hard on us." "They never got going." This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Ex-skipper Mulcahy insists JBM still the right man to lead Cork into 2015

Former Cork captain Tomás Mulcahy believes that Jimmy Barry-Murphy should remain in charge of the county’s hurlers.

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Rebels to prevail in shoot-out

Okay, no dilly-dallying. Want to know the prediction for tomorrow right here, right now? On the basis that delayed gratification is for Presbyterians rather than previewers, here goes.

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This contest remains as relevant as it ever was

Old scores were never fully settled because off the field the players rarely met socially.

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The big interview: Eamon O’Shea

’I’M A GREAT BELIEVER IN EFFICIENCY’

Tomorrow Eamon O’Shea walks the line for Tipperary as they take on Cork in the All-Ireland hurling semi-final. There’s more to the man than that, though, like his day job – economics, ageing, statistics – and how those feed into his sporting life.

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Powerful Passage back in title hunt

Waterford SHC, Round 4: With their backs to the wall beforehand, county champions Passage came out fighting last night to claim a vital Group 1 win over Fourmilewater in a crunch fourth round clash at Fraher Field (3-18 to 1-18).

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Cork to cope with pressure in Croker cauldron

Earlier this week, hurling greats Nicky English, Eddie Brennan and Donal O’Grady sat down with Eoghan Cormican to pore over the game’s "most unpredictable" fixture

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Golden moments: The scores that went down in history

Some goals are bigger than others. Michael Moynihan has a look at nine of the most significant scores in the history of Cork v Tipperary.

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Limerick driven to avenge Hawk-Eye injustice

Limerick minor manager Brian Ryan expects the Treaty hurlers to be driven by the Hawk-Eye injustice which marred their 2013 campaign.

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Preview: Cork attack more potent and better balanced

Match Preview
Pre-match player ratings are usually the preserve of All-Ireland finals but to analyse this encounter it proves a useful exercise.

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Premier midfield powerhouse on summit again after torturous road back from injury

The siege mentality, it’s a must wear this season. Pat Horgan had one after the Clare game when he spoke of the new penalty regulation.

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‘There’s a baptism of fire and then there is lining out as a young lad against Tipp’

The roar of 60,000 "possessed" hurling followers rolling onto your shoulders at ground level in Semple Stadium; Johnny Crowley sipping a pint of Heineken through a straw while waiting to have his broken nose attended to following the 1987 Munster final replay and Denis Mulcahy’s "bone-crunching" tackle on Colm Bonnar in 1992.

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A new challenge for Rebel Rose Geary

Anna Geary has compared being a Rose of Tralee contestant with lining out on the pitch.

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Words reveal true depth of rivalry

Cork and Tipperary face each other in the All-Ireland semi-final on Sunday. Calm down, there are a few sleeps to go yet. To get you in the mood, we examine, in quotations, the relationship between the counties.

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Clean sheet gives Tipp defenders shot of positivity

Paddy Stapleton has no problem in calling Tipperary’s last day out "tame", but it provided him and his defenders with something they had only enjoyed once before this year — a clean sheet.

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‘All for one and one for all,’ the Rebel mantra

Patrick Horgan emerges from the scoreboard end of Páirc Uí Rinn, the various photographers content with their collection of shots.

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Sunday’s Cork/Tipp showdown another hurling milestone

As well as representing the first meeting of Cork and Tipperary in Croke Park, Sunday is an historic day in that it will mean all five of the traditional Munster hurling counties will have met in the All-Ireland series (i.e. from the quarter-finals on, as opposed to the qualifiers).

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County joy at last for Fitzpatrick, 46

Aidan Fitzpatrick exemplifies persistence, the strongest advocate of the old proverb ‘if at first you don’t succeed, try and try again’ you are likely to encounter.

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Dan emerging from shadows

Daniel Kearney owes much to Jimmy Barry-Murphy. At 5’9 and of slight build, Kearney certainly does not fit the stereotypical mould of an inter-county player.

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Old rivals Cork and Tipperary have Croke Park history

While Sunday’s All-Ireland semi-final will represent the first championship meeting between Cork and Tipperary at Croke Park, the counties also clashed in that part of Drumcondra in the only Munster final ever to be decided outside of the province.

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Survey highlights massive resistance to black card in hurling

The GAA’s 2020 hurling committee is unlikely to recommend the introduction of the black card after survey results showed overwhelming resistance to the implementation of a third card.

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Ryan and Tipperary laying it all on the line

There’s a brutal sense of honesty about this Tipperary management team that can’t but endear itself to any keen hurling follower.

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Mann and Ryan to take stock

Limerick chairman Oliver Mann will sit down with TJ Ryan within the next week to review the hurlers’ season.

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Murphy praises Treaty efforts

Redemption was achieved by both teams in Sunday’s thrilling All-Ireland semi-final, according to Kilkenny defender Paul Murphy pictured right.

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Cronin a ‘very doubtful’ starter against Tipperary

Cork senior hurling captain Patrick Cronin looks a "very doubtful" starter for Sunday’s All-Ireland senior hurling semi-final with Tipperary.

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Cats forced to dig deep to survive Treaty onslaught

Kilkenny 2-13 Limerick 0-17
It’s quite some time since Kilkenny had to grunt and graft in such a manner to win an All-Ireland semi-final.

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Cody’s stormtroopers marching on

That thunderclap in Dublin yesterday around quarter to four was warranted.

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’Genuineness’ key in savage battle, says proud Cody

Serious. Massive. Huge. There are words Brian Cody favours over others and yesterday he added genuineness to his lexicon to describe the efforts of his own team as well as Limerick.

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Ryan’s future as Treaty boss shifts into focus

TJ Ryan wouldn’t be drawn on his future as Limerick manager after yesterday’s narrow defeat.

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Cats show nerves of steel on biggest stage once more

Filing an attendance yarn during the week, the mandatory phone call was put in to Kilkenny chairman Ned Quinn.

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Kerry do the damage early

Kerry 3-9 Wicklow 0-7
All-Ireland MBHC quarter-final

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Cool Kilkenny find an extra gear

Kilkenny 1-23 Waterford 1-14
A goal befitting Saturday evening’s football double-header, much less the hurling curtain raiser yesterday.

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Galway and Cork make it through

Galway and Cork joined Wexford and Kilkenny in the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland senior camogie championship semi-finals after a day of huge drama at the Gaelic Grounds-

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Third quarter surge sends Cork on way

Cork 2-18 Wexford 2-12
Cork blitzed Wexford in the third quarter of an entertaining game to emerge from Nowlan Park with an eighth All-Ireland intermediate hurling title.

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