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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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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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Harty Cup final a nursery for the hurling heroes of tomorrow

St Colman’s take on Our Lady’s, Templemore in the Harty Cup final today, a contest which has launched a thousand inter-county careers.

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Enda McEvoy: How come Tipp haven’t won the MacCarthy Cup in successive seasons since 1964-65?

The last time Kilkenny retained the All Ireland, Enda Kenny was Taoiseach. The last time Cork retained the All Ireland, Bertie Ahern was Taoiseach. The last time Galway retained the All Ireland, CJ Haughey was Taoiseach. The last time Tipperary retained the All- Ireland, Brian Boru was Taoiseach.

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'The game is everything in South Kilkenny' - Carrickshock and David Franks are ready for the Intermediate All-Ireland club hurling final

Suddenly the Carrickshock supporters took to singing.

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All-Ireland Club JHC final: Mayfield aim to play it cool as excitement builds

It’s an age-old magic trick of management which Seamus Lawton hopes to reproduce in Croke Park today: how to treat Mayfield’s All-Ireland final like any other game, when everything around it is so new and different.

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Why Galway will want to wound Wexford

You couldn’t call it a rivalry.

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Early goals steer IT Carlow home against Limerick

IT Carlow 4-16
UL 0-23

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DavyFitz looking forward to ‘massive battle’ with Mary I

Limerick IT 1-20
UCD 1-13

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Tipp boss Michael Ryan: 'I’m not a fan of this night-time hurling'

Tipperary manager Michael Ryan claims floodlights greatly diminish the quality of hurling games.

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Davy Fitzgerald’s LIT overcome UCD to claim Fitzgibbon Cup semi-final place

LIMERICK IT 1-20
UCD 1-13

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WATCH: Four goals help IT Carlow tee up Fitzgibbon Cup semi-final with UCC

IT Carlow 4-16
University of Limerick 0-23

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Kingston relieved as UCC dig it out

UCC 1-18
DCU 0-16

Fitzgibbon Cup quarter-final, Mardyke

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No room for complacency in Cork, declares delighted Anthony Nash

Cork goalkeeper Anthony Nash has expressed delight at Saturday night’s opening League victory over Clare but insists there is no room for complacency in the top tier.

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Davy Fitzgerald's presence not adding to pressure on Wexford players, claims Lee Chin

The people of Wexford have been voting with their feet but Lee Chin doesn’t feel the appointment of Davy Fitzgerald has added any pressure to the panel as they target promotion from Division 1B of the Allianz League.

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Fitzgibbon Cup quarter-finals preview: Mary I can lead Limerick charge to semi-finals

We look ahead to Mary I’s clash with NUIG and UCC’s game with DCU.

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Noel Connors hails ‘incredible steel’ displayed by maturing Waterford in Kilkenny win

Waterford defender Noel Connors paid tribute to his teammates for the “incredible amount of steel” they showed against Kilkenny last Sunday.

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Eoin Murphy: ‘Every year is the same, you reset in January’

Eoin Murphy picked up his first All Star last year, but the Kilkenny goalkeeper says the regret of losing the All-Ireland final overshadowed the award.

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Among the throng of Waterford talent, where’s the new Seamus Prendergast?

Although Waterford possess any number of nippy forwards who can come onto a ball at speed, these zippy little crafts require a lighthouse, writes Enda McEvoy.

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Donal O'Grady: Defensive diligence is the first requirement for Cork

Cork need to bring defensive heat to their game and force an acknowledgement from opponents that the Rebels of 2017 are growing into a different defensive animal, writes Donal O’Grady.

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It's all about the next game, says Pat Hartnett

Cork senior hurling selector Pat Hartnett says league champions Clare, who roll into Páirc Uí Rinn tonight for the NHL Division 1A opener against the home side, represent “a tall order” for a youthful Rebel team.

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Fintan O’Connor: Kerry can play with freedom

Kerry hurling manager Fintan O’Connor says his players are in a “privileged position”, as there is no expectation of silverware this spring.

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Cork need time, says Kieran Kingston

Kieran Kingston has appealed for patience from Cork fans as his developing side prepares for tomorrow evening’s Allianz NHL Division 1A opener at home to Clare.

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Anna Geary urges female players to join the recently formed CPA

Former Cork star Anna Geary believes female club footballers and camogie players could be best served by linking up with the recently formed Club Players Association (CPA) rather than starting a separate women’s organisation.

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Pat O’Connor named Clare skipper for 2017 season

Tubber’s Pat O’Connor has been named as Clare senior hurling captain, though Tony Kelly will deputise for him in tomorrow night’s Allianz HL Division 1A clash with Cork in Páirc Uí Rinn (7pm).

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Five questions with Brian Cody: 'There are always lessons to be learned'

Another February. Another league. Another chat with Brian Cody. The Kilkenny boss usually fields questions at the annual renewal of Avonmore’s sponsorship of the Cats’ GAA teams, and this season was no different.

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