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Déise halt training as board puts clubs first

The Waterford County Board have taken the extraordinary decision to cancel all of the senior hurlers’ training until after the May Bank Holiday weekend.

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Tyrrell ready to go with the flow

Looking at how Kilkenny are shaping up right now, it’s in defence where there is most uncertainty concerning championship team personnel.

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Deegan hails cut-throat competition

Just over three months ago the Clare senior hurling management team started the new season with one aim: to create problems for themselves.

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Young Rebels determined to make an impact, says O’Sullivan

With summer fare not quite yet in view, Cork’s football interests once again centre on the county’s U21 outfit, Donal O’Sullivan’s minors a distant afterthought.

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Bugler claims Tipperary are jealous of Banner’s achievements

Brendan Bugler believes the Tipperary players are “very, very jealous” of what Clare achieved in winning last year’s All-Ireland title.

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Canning back as Galway skipper

Joe Canning will lead Galway out for the first time in his career on Sunday when he captains the Tribesmen in their bid to topple Kilkenny in the Allianz Hurling League semi-final.

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Cork’s O’Sullivan sees ‘light at end of tunnel’

Cork defender Conor O’Sullivan is confident of being fit in time for the Munster SHC opener with Waterford on May 25.

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Whelahan happy to survive by rules

Offaly 3-19 Kerry 0-14
It hardly seems fair that a Kerry hurling side with six straight wins behind them didn’t earn promotion from Division 2A, while Offaly, with one win from six, were saved from the drop.

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Whelahan treads warily as Faithful tackle Kingdom

Offaly v Kerry, HL Division 1B
Brian Whelahan is the most decorated player in Offaly’s hurling history.

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Sky Sports’ GAA debut to feature Kilkenny’s roofless stand

Sky Sports’ GAA debut will feature a roofless stand as a new one won’t be ready in time for the Leinster SHC quarter-final between Kilkenny and Offaly in Nowlan Park on June 7.

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Waterford sink Clare with late blitz

Waterford 1-13 Clare 0-11
A sluggish start by All-Ireland champions Waterford to the start of their 2014 campaign in this Munster MHC quarter-final in Ennis yesterday evening but a winning start nonetheless, a late surge of 1-5 without reply enough to edge them past the dogged challenge of the home side.

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Cork power on but serious tests await

Cork 5-26 Kerry 0-09
Cork had far too much firepower for Kerry in Páirc Uí Rinn last night, setting up a Munster MHC semi-final at the end of June with the winners of tonight’s game between Limerick and Tipperary.

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Tipp in firing line as talented Limerick look a serious threat once again

Limerick begin the defence of their Munster MHC title at the Gaelic Grounds tonight (7pm) against Tipperary, the county they beat in last year’s semi-final (1-17 to 0-17) en-route to claiming a first minor provincial crown since 1984.

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Young Rebels have point to prove

There are some pretty stark realities facing the Cork minor management team led by Fermoy’s Denis Ring as they start out on yet another Munster championship campaign this evening, taking on Kerry at Páirc Uí Rinn (throw-in 6.15pm).

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Kingpins Kieran’s add to CBS tale of woe

St Kieran's 2-16 Kilkenny CBS 0-13
As they stood on the field and watched opposing captain James Maher raise the Dr Croke Cup, listened to the raucous celebrations of the triumphant St Kieran’s players and their supporters, the agony of defeat was starkly etched on the faces of the Kilkenny CBS players.

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Coláiste Phobal power show earns title glory

Colaiste Phobal Roscrea 2-16 Cross and Passion College 0-10
A big win for Coláiste Phobal, Ros Cré in this Masita All-Ireland Post-Primary Paddy Buggy SBHC final in Nowlan Park on Saturday, but a game that turned on a goal which was afterwards questioned by Cross and Passion manager Joe Cassidy.

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