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Tipperary's McGrath brothers keeping their feet on the ground through September successes

Tipperary might be champions of effing Ireland, at senior and minor, but the family that did most to put them there won’t be shouting about it. Noel and John McGrath won All-Ireland senior medals with Michael Ryan’s men, and brother Brian captained the Premier to the minor title. It crowned a tumultuous year for the family. But their feet never left the ground.

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Cian Dillon: Clare players united on Davy decision

Clare hurlers were united in deciding it was time for a change after five years of Davy Fitzgerald’s management, vice-captain Cian Dillon confirmed yesterday, but he insists it was ultimately Fitzgerald’s own decision to step down from the role.

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Pat Ryan to coach Cork senior hurlers

Pat Ryan has been confirmed as coach of the Cork senior hurling team, replacing Frank Flannery, who stepped aside last month.

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Davy Fitzgerald steps down ‘in best interests of Clare hurling’

Davy Fitzgerald last night stepped down as Clare manager despite efforts by the county executive, sponsor Pat O’Donnell and several players to persuade him to stay on.

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Controversy over Wexford hurling manager appointment process

Questions surround the legitimacy of the Wexford senior hurling manager appointment process after a number of those shortlisted claimed they haven’t been contacted about the position.

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Five contenders to replace Davy Fitzgerald in Clare

John Fogarty assesses the major candidates to take over from Davy Fitz...

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Lee Chin tackles ‘curve ball’ on return to soccer

Wexford hurling star Lee Chin has described his return to League of Ireland soccer as a ‘total curve ball’ that came ‘out of the blue’.

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Davy Fitzgerald set for Clare exit

Clare County Board were last night in talks with Davy Fitzgerald as he prepared to step down as manager after five years. It is understood a number of phone-calls took place between chairman Joe Cooney and Fitzgerald, who is currently holidaying in South Carolina.

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Limerick Board ponders next step after angry St Patrick’s concede final

The Limerick City board met last night to discuss the fallout from St Patricks’ decision to concede Sunday’s City division JAHC final, with St Patrick’s club official Hammy Dawson castigating officials for expecting players to fulfil two fixtures less than 24 hours apart.

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Ray Cummins: ‘Would I like to have played now? I’m not sure I would have survived’

Cork GAA legend Ray Cummins talks hurling tactics, Rebel woes and the death of the dual star...

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