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Seamus Harnedy

Séamus Harnedy ready for Rebel call

Waterford Crystal Cup
Cork will hope today’s (1pm) Waterford Crystal Cup semi-final clash with Clare in Mallow proves less of a logistical nightmare than the counties’ last clash in the competition.

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Limerick Institute of Technology

LIT chief raises fears over Fitzgibbon move

A leading Irish academic has warned GAA chiefs against switching prestigious third-level championship competitions to a pre-Christmas slot.

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Dublin footballer Cian O'Sullivan and hurler David O'Callaghan with Moore Street trader Marie Cullen at yesterday's launch of  a new home insurance offer by Dublin's official sponsors AIG Insurance. Picture: Sportsfile

Dublin star David O’Callaghan calls for combined Tallaght hurling team

Dublin hurler David O’Callaghan has proposed the establishment of a combined Tallaght hurling team after he was compelled to switch clubs due to the fall of the game in St Mark’s.

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Kilkenny exit Walsh Cup after Ryan bereavement

Kilkenny have withdrawn from the Walsh Cup as a mark of respect to Lester Ryan’s father Johnny, who passed away yesterday.

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Today’s Munster Colleges Fixtures

Corn Uí Mhuirí quarter-final (all 1.30pm)
St Francis College, Rochestown v Coláiste na Sceilige, Knocknagree

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TJ Reid: Received four stitches in a challenge.

Kilkenny ace TD Reid lashes out at one-on-one penalty experiment

TJ Reid has hit out at the GAA’s decision to experiment with one-on-one penalty taking in the pre-season competitions. Reid had perfected a similar penalty taking style to Cork keeper Anthony Nash which was ultimately outlawed last year, paving the way for the current striker versus goalkeeper experiment.

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O’Sullivan encouraged after lasting the distance

Not since 2012 has Cork hurler Paudie O’Sullivan had a full year free of injury interruptions.

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ON THE ATTACK: Hamilton High School forward Sean O'Donovan tries to evade  Ardscoil Rís defenders in their Dr. Harty Cup game in Charleville, Co. Cork yesterday. Picture: Des Barry.

Ardscoil Rís see off plucky Hamilton High

Harty Cup Quarter-Final
Hamilton Hight School 1-11 Ardscoil Rís 1-16

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File photo of TJ Reid in action from the 2012 season.

Reid raises fears over calendar changes

Hurling star TJ Reid has expressed concerns about the GAA’s proposals to restructure the season and implement the new club calendar year plan.

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First steps in place for implementing HawkEye at Semple Stadium

The first steps towards implementing HawkEye score detection technology at Semple Stadium will take place on Thursday.

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Fight for places pleases Jimmy Barry-Murphy

Waterford Crystal Cup
Cork 4-15 Cork IT 1-13

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One goal allows Limerick to beat Waterford

Limerick 2-15 Waterford 1-15
Waterford Crystal Cup

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Ger Cunningham agrees with ‘one-on-one’ trial

UCC team boss Ger Cunningham is better placed than most to express his views on the new "one-on-one" penalty rule being trialled in the pre NHL competitions.

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Eamon O’Shea hits out at hurling finals' replay proposal

O’Shea has voiced his opposition to the proposal of the Central Council workgroup that All-Ireland hurling final replays take place six days after the drawn game.

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UCC beat Kerry and setup Limerick clash

Kerry 2-14 UCC 2-23
Waterford Crystal Cup

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Galway have comfortable victory over Westmeath

Galway 1-21 Westmeath 0-16
Walsh Cup Senior Hurling

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Wexford beat UCD

Wexford 1-21 UCD 0-15
Walsh Cup

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Pat Daly looks to get to the core of sliotar debate

The GAA’s director of games Pat Daly admits the sliotar industry is unregulated and claims some manufacturers are illegitimately purporting their balls as officially approved.

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Star trio Connors, Barrett and Reilly demand action on GAA burnout

Three leading inter-county players believe more and more players are walking away from Gaelic games in their mid-20s having been exploited as minors.

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Boost for Kerry hurling as James Logue and Patrick Kelly join panel

Kerry hurling manager Eamon Kelly has pulled off a double coup with the additions of Tipperary goalkeeper James Logue and Clare’s former All-Ireland SHC medallist Patrick Kelly for the 2015 season.

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Dan Shanahan: Underdog tag can motivate Waterford

Dan Shanahan has no problem with people classing Waterford as "the fifth team in Munster" but admits the label is a motivating factor.

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LEADING ROLE: Rochestown College's Nathan Walsh and John Cashman try to stop  Nenagh CBC's Ruadhran Mulrooney in yesterday's  Harty Cup match in Charleville, Co Cork.  Picture: Dan Linehan.

St Francis College Rochestown beat Nenagh CBS in Harty Cup action

St Francis College Rochestown 3-9 Nenagh CBS 2-8: Tour-de-force performances from Ciarán Cormack and Shane Kingston returned St Francis College, Rochestown to the semi-final juncture of the Harty Cup for a second successive year.

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Cillian Buckley: Ban would devalue both competitions.

Ban on college inter-county players would be ’unthinkable’

Kilkenny’s Cillian Buckley has warned any ban on inter-county players playing in the Sigerson and Fitzgibbon Cups would devalue both competitions and threaten third-level sponsorships currently being offered to him and many others.

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