Michael Ryan: Moving All-Ireland final date from September slot was a mistake

The decision to bring forward the date of the All-Ireland hurling final to mid-August was a mistake, according to Tipperary manager Michael Ryan.

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Tipperary secretary's report: Jason Forde was found ‘guilty by association’

Tipperary GAA secretary Tim Floyd has claimed that Jason Forde was found “guilty by association” earlier this year when he served a one-match suspension for his infamous clash with Davy Fitzgerald.

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Waterford spent €872,000 on inter-county sides

Waterford shelled out €872,607 on inter-county teams in 2017 but the board still reported a surplus of €30,630 in their annual accounts.

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2018 Munster Hurling League confirmed for 2017 start as fixtures are released

The first shots of the 2018 GAA season will be fired in 2017 in Munster.

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Bennett takes time out from Déise with McGrath’s blessing

Waterford manager Derek McGrath has confirmed that attacker Shane Bennett is taking a break from inter-county hurling, though he hopes the Ballysaggart man may return to the panel next spring, writes Michael Moynihan.

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Collins: I didn’t want to stand on sideline for Galway

As he watched his former Galway colleagues reaching the peak on All-Ireland final Sunday from the Croke Park press box in his brief as an analyst, there was plenty of mixed emotions for David Collins, writes John Fogarty.

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Ger Lane says Kieran Kingston ticket rumours ‘utter nonsense’

Cork GAA chairman Ger Lane expressed his disappointment that Kieran Kingston has chosen not to continue as Cork senior hurling manager in 2018 - but said suggestions his decision was related to Kingston having to pay for match tickets was “utter nonsense”.

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Mighty Liam Mellows end 47-year wait for Galway title

Liam Mellows 3-12 Gort 1-15: There have been few more joyous vistas in Pearse Stadium than that witnessed yesterday as Liam Mellows ended their 47-year wait for a senior Galway hurling title.

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Classy Cuala take Leinster crown after another 26-point tally

Cuala (Dublin) 1-23 Kilcormac-Killoughey (Offaly) 1-9: If it wasn’t for Mattie Kenny’s forensic attention to detail, we mightn’t read too much into the curious, 26-point score-lines that his Cuala team has been racking up lately.

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Kanturk’s winning end to a glorious year

Kanturk 2-17 Kilburn Gaels 2-8: They were a happy bunch sitting in Heathrow departures.

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Ardmore's 12 men still too classy for Tipperary champions

Ardmore (Waterford) 3-11 Ballybacon-Grange (Tipperary) 2-8: This Munster Club JHC title went to Ardmore, who finished the game with 12 players, played the entire second half without two men — and yet never looked in serious danger of losing.

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Kanturk dispatch Kilburn Gaels to progress to All-Ireland IHC semis

Kanturk 2-17 Kilburn Gaels 2-8
Kanturk’s 14th consecutive championship win of 2017 has put their hurlers within one hour of an All-Ireland club IHC final appearance at Croke Park.

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Jeff Lynskey has no fears of Liam Mellows freezing in Galway hurling final

The pride in Jeff Lynskey’s voice is unmistakable. 

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Hurling bids farewell to Cork’s ‘little tiger’, Willie John Daly

Willie John Daly, the last surviving member of the Cork three-in-a-row team of 1952-’53-’54 was hailed yesterday as “a great hurling man of Carrigtwohill, a great hurling man of Cork, a great hurling man of Munster and a true legend in his lifetime”, in the graveside oration delivered by Cork County Board secretary Frank Murphy yesterday.

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What makes Con O’Callaghan so special?

Sacrifice lies at the heart of Con O’Callaghan’s incredible season.

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Walsh Park dilemma for Waterford

The Waterford County Board confirmed yesterday that as of now next year’s Munster championship games are still fixed for Walsh Park, but admitted that the 2018 championship “might be too soon” for its refurbishment of the county grounds.

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