EIMEAR RYAN: Time for Tipp hurlers to forge new identity

If the All-Ireland hurling championship was more like the Premier League (which, let’s face it, it increasingly is), and you could pick which team to follow rather than adhere to county boundaries, I like to think I’d still pick Tipp, says Eimear Ryan.

Kilkenny goalkeeper Eoin Murphy thwarts Tipperary forward Willie Connors Division 1 final. Picture: Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile

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