All-Ireland Club Finals Day preview

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Will a young and upcoming Na Piarsaigh side be able to topple reigning hurling champions Cuala? Can a young yet experienced Corofin side reclaim their place at the pinnacle of club football in Ireland? On the 17 March 2018, two clubs will walk away with the most prized accolades that a club player can win […]

“Never get too high when you win and never get too low when you lose,” says All-Star Conor

Conor with his AllStar and team mate Joe Canning

NUI Galway student Conor Whelan achieved more than most last year. Not only did the Inter-county hurler help lead his team to victory in his second All-Ireland final, the 21-year-old from Kinvara was also awarded an All-Star, named Young Hurler of the Year, and appeared on Ireland AM to discuss mental health. If all of […]

In conversation with The Tipster: Fitzgibbon Predictions, Round 2.

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I’ve enlisted the help of a parish tipster to call each game. An outright NUIG hurling man, seen often in deep thought by the Clubhouse wall or by the stand in his home parish jotting down notes about training. Mysterious to most, yet knows all about you if you hurl for a 3rd level college. […]

In conversation with The Tipster: Fitzgibbon Cup predictions

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I’ve enlisted the help of a parish tipster to call each Fitzgibbon Cup tie which takes place from 24 January. An outright NUI Galway hurling man, seen often in deep thought by the Clubhouse wall or by the stand in his home parish jotting down notes about training. Mysterious to most, yet knows all about […]

Sporting review of the year – 2014

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2015 is upon us and now that the final whistle has blown on 2014, it’s time to look back on the ups and downs of the sporting year that has been (and yes, you read correctly, I did just use a really bad sport related pun on the year ending.)

County Finals Round Up

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John Ivory gives a round up of the county finals.

Hurling All-Stars 2014

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Goalkeeper: Darren Gleeson – Tipperary Gleeson’s puck-outs were a weapon in their own right.

The 2014 All-Ireland Hurling Final Replay

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Last Saturday evening saw Kilkenny and Brian Cody claim another All-Ireland title. Their harassing and tormenting of Tipperary saw them eke out a three point victory in an enthralling All-Ireland Final replay. How would the replay live up to the drawn game, which was dubbed the greatest game of all time? As it turned out, […]