Hurlers won’t echo Jim Gavin’s pitch complaints

Hurlers won’t echo Jim Gavin’s pitch complaints

Jim Gavin appeared to be less than pleased with aspects of the Croke Park pitch on Saturday evening but questions over the surface’s quality were met with some puzzlement by the hurling fraternity yesterday.

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Laois depart with honour but verve gone from listless Tipp

Laois depart with honour but verve gone from listless Tipp

There was only ever going to be one winner here and, right enough, it was Laois.

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The John Fogarty Interview: 'We were in the business to make friends, not enemies' - Babs Keating

It’s 30 years since Babs Keating guided his county to the All-Ireland that broke an 18-year famine. The man who for many symbolises the good and the grandiose of Tipperary hurling is as absorbing and outspoken as ever.

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Tipperary vision oils execution and selflessness pulls the trigger

Tipperary vision oils execution and selflessness pulls the trigger

Re-engaging with a team recently met is one of hurling’s hardest tasks. Familiarity breeds apprehension, a mixture of knowledge and fear.

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Corbett jealous of the freedom enjoyed by Tipp's 'dynamite' attack

Michael Moynihan Corbett jealous of the freedom enjoyed by Tipp’s ‘dynamite’ attack

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Hayes worried Tipp haven’t used their panel

Two former Tipperary forwards are concerned Liam Sheedy’s team could suffer against Limerick in the Munster Final as a result of beating them last Sunday week.

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Limerick v Tipperary again but this time it’s different

Form is clearly temporary in hurling. If the bookmakers are to believed, the 100% 2019 Munster SHC record Tipperary bring to Limerick on Sunday is of no consequence and will be broken.

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Liam Sheedy: I owed it to the boys of the 2010 All-Ireland winning Tipp team

Liam Sheedy has said he owed it to the survivors of the 2010 All-Ireland-winning Tipperary team to return as manager.

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Sheedy ‘devastated’ but says Tipp can replace injured Bonner

Tipperary manager Liam Sheedy is confident the void left by cruciate victim Patrick ‘Bonner’ Maher can be filled, even if the 29-year old had been “in full flow” this summer.

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Tipp on cusp of greatest year

Some years some titles should be valued that bit more than usual, having been that bit harder earned.

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Seamus Callanan savouring winning feeling over Limerick

Seamus Callanan will have the chance to lift his first silverware as Tipperary captain in a fortnight’s time after Sunday’s four-point win over Limerick.

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Tipp get the better of champions but sides to meet again in Munster final

First-half injuries to Cathal Barrett (hamstring) and Patrick Maher (knee) tempered Tipperary maintaining their 100% record as they and Limerick will meet again in a Munster final on Sunday week.

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Approval on hold for Semple Stadium plan

The Thurles Gaelic Sportsground Society Ltd and Tipperary County Board have been asked for more details concerning the multi-million plans to transform the area affectionately known as The Old Stand.

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Eamonn Dillon: I feared I’d lost my pace

Eamonn Dillon has admitted he feared his trademark burst of pace was gone after a rare leg injury

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Tipp target 30 points in every outing, says Egan

Scoring 30 points is the aim for Tipperary in every game, but selector Darragh Egan knows it’s easier said than done.

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The success of the championship not confined to field of play

While the people of Clare endured two home losses at the weekend, the town of Ennis enjoyed the financial windfall which comes with hosting two high-profile double-headers.

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Slick Tipp silence the Banner roar

The Clare roar was nowhere to be heard yesterday as the relative silence of Cusack Park in the second half was eventually broken by chants of “Tipp, Tipp, Tipp”.

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What will happen when Tipp have to sing for their supper?

Two games, two wins. For 4-58, Against 1-42. Average winning margin 12.5 points.

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The PM O’Sullivan Interview: ‘The only regret I have in hurling is going back in ‘86’

Tony Wall was in charge of the last Tipperary championship team that took on Clare in Ennis.

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We’ll know more about Tipp if they can survive the Ennis inferno

The first time a drop of alcohol passed my lips was on June 22, 1986.

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Sparrow: Tipperary are best in Ireland at the moment

Former Clare manager Ger O’Loughlin believes opponents’ unfamiliarity with championship fervour in Ennis has helped turn Cusack Park into a fortress.

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Maher warns last year is a closed book for Tipperary

Tipperary forward Patrick ‘Bonner’ Maher acknowledged Conor Gleeson’s red card affected Waterford’s performance in Sunday’s Munster SHC clash, but added that Tipp have “got our flow back, which was very positive.”

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Energetic Tipp leave 14-man Waterford on Munster brink

Another afternoon of liquid wristwork and fluid movement from Tipperary yesterday put Waterford to the sword with commendable economy.

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Sheedy: The boys are ready to leave it all out on the pitch

Tipperary manager Liam Sheedy acknowledges that the county supporters have sometimes “questioned our work ethic”, stressing the need for that attribute to succeed in Munster.

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The goal that set Tipperary on way

Eoin Kelly isn’t the kind of guy with memories of his glory days etched all over his walls.

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Nicky English: Tight Parnell Park unfair to visitors

Former All-Ireland winning Tipperary player and manager Nicky English has surprisingly questioned the fairness of Dublin’s Parnell Park as a hurling Championship venue.

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Stapleton: Club games schedule not a job for managers

Inter-county managers should not be able to dictate when club games are played, according to former Tipperary defender Paddy Stapleton.

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Shelly sparkles as Tipp add to Déise woes

Captain Kyle Shelly kicked 2-8 (2-2 from play) as a strong, skilful and speedy Tipperary had the two points wrapped up by half-time.

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Hammersley sparkles as Tipp champs too strong for Cashel

Former county star Timmy Hammersley scored 1-16 for Clonoulty-Rossmore as the county and West Tipp champions had a comfortable win over newly promoted Cashel King Cormacs, 1-27 to 0-16, in the West Tipperary SHC at Dundrum.

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Who are Tipperary right now? What are they trying to be?

Today readers will be renewing acquaintance with Pat, who’s appeared on these pages before.

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Corbett says O’Shea’s influence can put the zip back into Tipp

Lar Corbett is thrilled at the prospect of Eamon O’Shea linking up with Tipperary again but warns his involvement is no guarantee of All-Ireland success.

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O'Shea to join Tipperary management team

Tipperary GAA has confirmed that Eamon O’Shea is to return to the senior hurling back-room team at the end of the Allianz Hurling League in a support role, not as a selector, to manager Liam Sheedy and his coaching staff.

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Seamus Callanan hoping break works oracle

When Liam Sheedy spoke last week of wanting to “give something back” to his class of 2010 “before they go to cash in their chips” it was difficult not to think of Seamus Callanan.

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Fermanagh’s blanket leaves Tipp boss cold

Tipperary senior football manager Liam Kearns is not a fan of the way Rory Gallagher sets up Fermanagh but he recognises Gaelic football is a results business.

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‘Change the handpass rule or start to call it’, says Sheedy

Liam Sheedy believes referees are not calling enough throw balls and the GAA may have to amend the handpass rule.

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Kearns says fellow bosses have to act for ‘good of the game’

Liam Kearns feels inter-county managers are duty-bound to promote attractive Gaelic football as the game suffers.

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Sheedy: Tipp stood no chance after observing club month

Tipperary manager Liam Sheedy claims the county never stood a chance of qualifying from last year’s Munster SHC because they used April for club championship games.

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McGrath saves Tipp in game of missed chances

Liam McGrath pointed a 40-metre free five minutes into additional-time to gain Tipperary their first point after a hectic finish to an otherwise rather poor tie at Semple Stadium yesterday.

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Captain Callanan stars as Tipperary gain revenge against Clare

New Tipperary captain Seamus Callanan scored 2-7 and won two penalties as Tipperary got off to the best possible start under new manager Liam Sheedy.

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Liam Sheedy happy with 'flashes of brilliance' from new Tipperary talent

Liam Sheedy doesn’t believe there is any psychological need for Tipperary to beat Clare in this Saturday evening’s Division 1A Round 1 game.

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Seamus Callanan named Tipperary hurling captain for 2019

Seamus Callanan has been confirmed as the new Tipperary hurling captain for 2019.

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Commercials to appeal fine for final no-show

Clonmel Commericals are to appeal a €2,500 fine imposed on them for failing to field a team in the South Tipperary final earlier this month.

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Sheedy: ‘Tipperary right now are outside top six’

Liam Sheedy’s second term in charge of Tipperary gets underway against the All-Ireland champions this evening at the Gaelic Grounds (7.30pm) and the Portroe man can’t wait to get started.

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Ronayne just couldn’t quit Mourneabbey’s final quest

Shane Ronayne practically had his mind made up to walk away before last year’s All-Ireland ladies club football final against Carnacon.

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Former Tipperary dual player fears mental toll of injuries on youngsters

Having watched his son spend eight months on the sideline because of a hip impingement, former Tipperary dual player Liam Stokes is concerned for the mental wellbeing of talented teenagers who find their burgeoning inter-county careers derailed by injury.

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Tipp hurlers lose promising midfield star to cruciate damage

Liam Sheedy has suffered an early blow to his second spell as Tipperary hurling boss.

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Moyle star Peter Acheson to miss Munster date with Dr Crokes

Former Tipperary captain Peter Acheson is unlikely to be available to Moyle Rovers for Sunday’s Munster club SFC quarter-final clash with Dr Crokes.

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Lar Corbett fears calendar has left club players ‘in limbo’

Lar Corbett shares Brian Cody’s fears over how the GAA calendar was mapped out for clubs this year. The Kilkenny manager spoke last weekend of his concerns regarding the lack of opportunities

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Brendan Cummins pleads patience with Liam Sheedy’s Tipp return

Brendan Cummins believes Tipperary boss Liam Sheedy is targeting an All-Ireland SHC title in 2019 but feels he may need more time to deliver on that goal.

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Skipper John O’Keeffe hails Clonoulty’s special bond

Clonoulty-Rossmore captain John O’Keeffe said the group’s determination to trust in those who committed to the cause this season reaped dividends.

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Clonoulty-Rossmore win first title in 21 years after thrilling final success

The teams may have been level 10 times but Clonoulty-Rossmore were most deserved winners of their first Dan Breen Cup in 21 years.

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Tipperary SHC: Clonoulty-Rossmore back in the big time

Clonoulty-Rossmore 0-19 Toomevara 1-10

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Liam Sheedy: Hurlers must win back the Tipperary public

Liam Sheedy has again attempted to dispel the theory he has a disciplinary issue to address after reclaiming the reins of Tipperary’s senior hurlers and he admitted the team needs to get the county back on side.

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Tipperary SHC: Nenagh book semi-final showdown with champions

Two goals in the opening quarter were decisive as Nenagh Éire Óg ended the SHC challenge of Loughmore-Castleiney with a 2-17 to 0-18 win at Dolla yesterday.

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Liam Sheedy returns to guide Tipp fortunes

As expected the well-flagged appointment of Liam Sheedy as manager of the Tipperary senior hurling team was ratified last night by Tipperary GAA board.

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Liam Sheedy set to return as Tipp manager

Liam Sheedy is in line to return as Tipperary senior hurling manager just weeks after he distanced himself from the position.

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Liam Cahill in pole position for Tipperary hotseat

All-Ireland U21 winning manager Liam Cahill is now in pole position to take charge of the Tipperary senior hurlers.

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Triumphant U21 captain: 'This is what Tipp hurling people deserve’

Tipperary U21 hurling captain Colin English described the reaction to the county’s dramatic All-Ireland win over old rivals Cork last Sunday as “unbelievable”.

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