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Waterford rejoice as Austin Gleeson gets final all-clear

Waterford were rejoicing last night as it was confirmed that Austin Gleeson has been cleared to play in the All-Ireland final.

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Cork will fight plans for hurling revamp

Cork remain very much opposed to the suggested changes to the All-Ireland SHC and will seek to prevent changes at the special congress next month.

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Tipperary mourn hurling legend Liam Devaney

Liam Devaney, a five-time All-Ireland medal winner with Tipperary, died yesterday.

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Galway camp happy to face Waterford talisman Austin Gleeson

Galway hurling selector Noel Larkin says the All-Ireland final will be better for Austin Gleeson’s involvement.

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Austin Gleeson to get green light for final as ref makes no issue over helmet tug

There were strong indications last night that Austin Gleeson has escaped sanction and will be free to play in next month’s All-Ireland final.

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The positives will far outweigh the black marks for Cork hurlers

Travelling to Thurles on the Sunday morning of May 21, the Cork hurlers knew there was history to be made. Not the sort of history, though, you’d want to be associated with.

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Waterford keeper Stephen O’Keeffe: Working in Dublin will ease the pressure ahead of final

Waterford goalkeeper Stephen O’Keeffe is looking forward to the All-Ireland hurling final clash with Galway, obviously — but living and working in Dublin will insulate him from much of the build-up.

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GAA Show: Derek McGrath keeps his promise but clouds gather ahead of final

A marvellous day for Waterford was marred by doubts over All-Ireland final participation hanging over both Gleesons.

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Irresistible Déise’s red hot summer

For the 72,022 in attendance and those in the southeast corner of the country, the small print may not be as important as the headlines, so we’ll start with the big takeaway from yesterday’s game.

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Cork V Waterford: Five things we learned

The sweeper system works

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Waterford win on their own terms

On the back of his left hand, Derek McGrath sported a circled number five.

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Derek McGrath revels as Waterford deliver on No. 5 pledge

Promises. Derek McGrath and Waterford have made plenty of them this summer. Thus far, they’ve held true to their word.

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Maurice Shanahan: We had to win the game for Tadhg de Búrca

Waterford attacker Maurice Shanahan said after yesterday’s All-Ireland semi-final win that he and his team-mates “had to win the game for Tadhg, to give the man a chance to play in an All-Ireland final”.

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Questions linger for final hurling clash

In Saturday’s Irish Examiner, Michael Moynihan posed three key questions ahead of second All-Ireland semi-final. So how about some answers?

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Champions Thurles Sars send strong signals again

Champions Thurles Sarsfields powered their way past Nenagh Éire Óg in the Tipperary SHC at Templemore on Saturday, winning by 4-20 to 2-10. 

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Determined Dicksboro maintain winning ways

Ballyhale Shamrocks showed a never-say-die spirit to fight their way to a share of the points against Danesfort in the Kilkenny senior hurling league on Saturday.

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Trump card needed for Cork V Waterford endgame

This intro was written during the week rather than yesterday afternoon, and not for the sake of having one already baked in the event that yer man in North Korea decided to rain fire and fury down on top of the one world leader who has taken to making him look vaguely sane.

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Great memories in two decades of Cork V Waterford clashes

A terrific rivalry comes with some explosive scores. Michael Moynihan lists the goals, points, sideline cuts — and one shot that hit the bar — which punctuate Cork-Waterford clashes of the last 20 years.

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Kieran Kingston: Cork 'trying to get there, bit by bit'

It was during a post-match interview following the shock championship defeat to Wexford, the county’s first in 60 years, where Kieran Kingston expressed the belief that Cork hurling was in a “good place”.

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Cork’s journey from zero to heroes

In May 2016, we outlined 10 facts that damned Cork hurling. A Munster title, claimed from the first round no less, is the most compelling piece of evidence of their transformation. A review of those statements, though, underlines just how far they’ve come since then.

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