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Mattie Kenny

Cunningham and Kenny vie for Tribe hot seat

The battle to become Galway senior hurling manager next season has been cut to a two-horse race between current manager Anthony Cunningham and his former selector and coach Mattie Kenny.

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Glory at last for Kildare

Kildare 1-14 Roscommon 1-11
"Big-time relief," was Kildare joint manager Noel McMahon’s overriding emotion following Saturday’s Bord Gáis Energy All-Ireland U21 B hurling championship final victory over Roscommon at Semple Stadium.

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Holders ease into semi-finals

The four Westmeath SHC semi-finalists are now known.

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Carroll stars for Coolderry

Two of the last six All-Ireland Club hurling finalists will meet at the semi-final stages of the Offaly SHC next month after Kilcormac-Killoughey and Coolderry both eased through their quarter-final ties this weekend.

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Vincent’s sweep past Parnells

St Vincent’s booked their place in the Dublin SHC quarter-finals following an emphatic 6-21 to 0-13 victory over Parnells in Parnell Park on Saturday.

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Na Piarsaigh march on

Champions Na Piarsaigh remain unbeaten in the defence of their Limerick and Munster SHC titles.

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Banner bosses hail O’Connell

Members of the victorious Clare set-up paid tribute to Gearóid O’Connell, who lined out at wing-back despite the passing of his father earlier this month.

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Tipp boost as Maher recovering well

Tipperary forward Patrick ‘Bonner’ Maher took a restricted part in training yesterday ahead of the All-Ireland senior hurling championship final replay with Kilkenny on September 27.

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"They are magical, they stand apart"

Coaching systems, diet plans and gym programs — integral components of an inter-county set-up, sure, but as Clare joint-manager Donal Moloney put it so bluntly on Saturday, they’re not worth a damn unless the raw talent is there.

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Doyle dwells on positives

Wexford manager JJ Doyle found ways of easing the pain of defeat at Semple Stadium.

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Banner boys turn eyes to senior glory

Clare 2-20 Wexford 3-11
Cusack Park, 2008. Thousands of Clare supporters pour on to the Ennis field.

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Portumna impress

Goals from Joe Canning and young Ronan O’Meara saw Portumna past Athenry and set up a rematch of last year’s Galway SHC final with Loughrea at the quarter- final stage.

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Hartley wants more from Ballygunner

Fourteen-man Ballygunner encountered some turbulence against old rivals Lismore at Walsh Park yesterday, but a polished second-half showing of 2-14 secured their place in the last four of the Waterford SHC.

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Piarsaigh goals crucial as Newtown collapse

Na Piarsaigh 3-15 Newtownshandrum 0-14
Oh how quickly it all unravelled for Newtownshandrum.

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Leeside Colleges hurling revamp

An initiative aimed at reviving colleges hurling in Cork city is being spearheaded by Leeside GAA legends.

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Injury scare for Tipperary as ‘Bonner’ limps out of training

Tipperary have suffered an injury scare ahead of the All-Ireland final replay on September 27 after Patrick ‘Bonner’ Maher limped off in training on Wednesday night.

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Hickey calls for personal touch

Seamus Hickey has called for Limerick to put a personal development plan in place for each of their up-and-coming players so the county can maximise the talent coming through the underage ranks.

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Piarsaigh eye semi-finals after turning year around

It’s been a topsy-turvy year for Na Piarsaigh.

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Duignan: Why Cody must start Shefflin and Walsh in replay

Start Henry Shefflin and Tommy Walsh — that’s Michael Duignan’s advice to Brian Cody for the All-Ireland final replay later this month.

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Rate us after the final, says Model boss

Up until last Sunday’s All-Ireland final classic, Wexford’s hurling renaissance was among the main talking points of championship 2014.

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Ger Cunningham: ‘Hurling can get even better’

Cork’s three-time All-Ireland winning goalkeeper Ger Cunningham does not believe last Sunday’s All-Ireland final classic represented the arrival at hurling’s ceiling.

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Cunningham plays down Dublin role

Ger Cunningham has not ruled himself out of the running to replace Anthony Daly as Dublin hurling manager.

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Gavin set to take charge of All-Ireland replay

Offaly’s Brian Gavin will referee the All-Ireland senior hurling championship final replay between Tipperary and Kilkenny.

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Sars advance to last four after edging out brave Newcestown

Sarsfields 1-14 Newcestown 2-08
Sarsfields came good in the second half to overhaul Newcestown in last night’s U21AHC quarter-final at Páirc Uí Rinn.

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Kelly: Ending Banner odyssey with another title would be special

Clare’s Tony Kelly admits victory in Saturday’s All-Ireland U21 final would register on par with last September’s senior success.

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Kelly seeks quicker replay turnaround

Clare hurler Tony Kelly believes the three-week gap to the All-Ireland final replay is excessive, calling for future replays to be scheduled six days on.

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Maher quits Déise post amid links to Dublin

William Maher has stepped down as assistant manager of the Waterford senior hurling team.

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Russell: McGuinness will be ready for Cooper

If Mike Frank Russell knows Jim McGuinness like he thinks he does, then the Donegal manager will have a plan of action for dealing with Colm Cooper in the All-Ireland final.

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Liam O'Neill

Hawk-Eye won’t go nationwide, says O’Neill

Its All-Ireland final intervention avoided one of the greatest barstool debates in hurling history but the idea of a national roll out for Hawk-Eye’s score detection technology remains unlikely.

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Paudie Butler

It’s inevitable penalties will become one-on-one, says Butler

Former national hurling coordinator Paudie Butler believes it is "inevitable" penalties in next year’s championship will be a straight shoot-out between attacker and goalkeeper.

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Eamon O'Shea

‘We still have a job to do,’ says focused Tipp boss O’Shea

Eamon O’Shea is confident he can properly manage the three-week break before the All-Ireland senior hurling final replay against Kilkenny on September 27.

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Carter: Vanishing spray will solve penalty row

Former Kilkenny star Charlie Carter believes invisible spray, like that used at the World Cup, could provide the solution for hurling’s penalty difficulties.

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Bob Ryan

Ryan: Cork’s opposition to penalty change justified

Cork chairman Bob Ryan claims the county’s opposition to the new hurling penalty interpretation has been justified.

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Liam O'Neill

O’Neill wants penalty rule debated

GAA president Liam O’Neill accepts there are strong grounds to change hurling’s penalty rule — but stresses the debate to alter it had begun long before two more were saved in Sunday’s All-Ireland final.

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Anthony Daly

Boland in line to replace Daly

Former Dublin minor and U21 manager Shay Boland is in line to replace Anthony Daly as senior boss, the Irish Examiner understands.

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No losers, just winners and survivors from epic scorefest

A veteran of the French Revolution was once asked, years after the savage conflict had ended, what exactly he had done in those turbulent years.

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Game of inches adds up to a thriller

Kilkenny 3-22 Tipperary 1-28: The finest of fares. The finest of margins.

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‘It’s going to take a serious shot to score a penalty now,’ says Cody

Both Brian Cody and Eamon O’Shea believe the odds are stacked against penalty takers converting penalties after Seamus Callanan and John O’Dwyer both had efforts saved yesterday.

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Penalties must give greater reward

Presuming the system was recalibrated for hurling — you can’t be too sure — Hawk-Eye justified its cost yesterday. After the calamity of last year’s Limerick-Galway semi-final, it was redemption in a way.

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Tipp repay O’Shea’s faith

Curiouser and curiouser.

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‘I didn’t even look up at the Hawk Eye, I knew it was wide’

No-one had a view like Paraic Maher.

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Is there one more feat in Kilkenny’s warrior king Shefflin?

With eight minutes left in yesterday’s All-Ireland final a face flashed up on the giant screens in Croke Park: pale, intent, following the action surge and swirl between the white lines in front of him.

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Cody draws no comfort in stalemate

Two years down the line, Brian Cody isn’t so certain previous experience of going to an All-Ireland final replay will assist Kilkenny.

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Hoban hails two-goal hero Walsh’s intervention

Kilkenny. The name itself conjured images of dread to the opposition with images of black and amber warriors ruthlessly going for goals.

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Walsh proves he’s a top class Cat

MHC Final: Kilkenny 2-17 Limerick 0-19

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Ryan rues lack of goal power

Failure to score a goal was the main reason for Limerick’s failed All-Ireland bid, insisted defeated manager Brian Ryan.

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Mayo survive nervy finish

All-Ireland MCHC final: Mayo 2-11 Monaghan 1-10

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14-man Kerry bag three in-a-row

All-Ireland MBHC final: Kerry 3-18 Meath 2-15

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Tipp pick dogs over Cats

Did you notice a small logo of a dog on the back of the Tipperary jerseys yesterday?

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Kanturk still going strong after another heart-stopper

Cork Premier IHC: Kanturk 0-21 Kilworth 1-16

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Ryan content as superb Sars go into overdrive

Cork SHC quarter-final: Sarsfields 3-20 St Finbarr’s 1-16

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Assured Douglas sweep into semis

Cork SHC quarter-final: Douglas 2-20 Youghal 1-9

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Adaptable Cats can scrape a victory

Let’s begin with what each team is not.

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‘Form book doesn’t apply to Lar’

Ger ‘Redser’ O’Grady remembers receiving the picture message on his phone.

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McDonagh: No margin for error

Stephen McDonagh grew up in one of the few houses in Limerick where an All-Ireland minor medal sat proudly on the mantelpiece.

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Three Kilkenny changes as keeper Murphy returns

One change had been expected, but Brian Cody last night made three for tomorrow’s All-Ireland final from the side that started against Limerick.

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Could Croker be old guard’s Waterloo?

Another September.

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Barry glad to be away from all the hype

Tomorrow it’s the big show.

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Shannonsiders look to have the balance right

April 27, Nowlan Park.

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Shutting down Hogan key to Tipp victory

Richie Hogan, Kilkenny’s top player this season, has an impressive compliment of skills — strength, pace, bravery and has a tendency to save some of his best displays against Tipperary.

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Youghal daring to dream

When it comes to newly-promoted teams, the cliché which is easiest to resort to is that anything better than relegation is bonus territory.

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DLS thankful for Keane thunderbolt

De La Salle 1-16 Tallow 2-09
A spectacular second-half strike from John Keane saw De La Salle wriggle free of a troublesome Tallow challenge at a balmy Fraher Field last night.

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