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Kilkenny can leave the Dubs singing the blues

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In recent years Semple Stadium has become the spiritual home for the National Hurling League Final. Geographically it probably suited all participating counties. However with the Dubs reaching the final for the first time since 1946 the authorities in HQ have in one way made a constructive effort to attract a big crowd by holding it in Croke Park only to shoot themselves in the foot with the admission fee of €25.

Under-16 girls attempt to book All-Ireland final place

Kilkenny Under-16 Camogie girls under the management team of Paddy Kelly, TJ Bryan and David Hogan are on the verge of an All-Ireland final place as they prepare for Saturday’s All-Ireland semi-final encounter with Clare in Killmallock Co Limerick — 1pm throw-in.

Hurling final confirmed for Croker

The Allianz Hurling Division 1 final between Kilkenny and Dublin will be played at Croke Park on Sunday, May 1 and will be preceded by the under-21 final between Cavan and Galway.

Kilkenny and Galway in pole position for league final spots

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Twelve months ago most of the final round games of the National Hurling League were played out as mere challenge matches — Galway and Cork had already qualified for the spring showdown. The only games of any consequences were played by Limerick and Offaly who were both looking to avoid the relegation drop.

Is it time for 13-aside hurling?

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Last weekend’s game between Kilkenny and Waterford was far from a classic, it was one of those start stop encounters that just never got going. Cork referee Sexton was whistle happy but in his defence having watched the match again on TV a lot of his calls were justified.

Kilkenny’s loss to Galway throws the league wide open

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The authorities in the GAA will be rubbing their hands in delight after last week’s National Hurling League results. The outcome of these games have seen the league table tighten up to such an extent that after four rounds of action there are still six teams left in the hunt for honours. The only two teams out of the equation are Wexford and Offaly, it now looks certain that one of these will drop back to Division 2.

Hurling desperately needs anyone bar Kilkenny, Tipp and Cork to land McCarthy

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It’s a pity really that after three rounds of the National Hurling League the main talking point is not of the action but of the low attendance’s. Everyone has their own views as to why this is happening, some experts are blaming the Saturday night flood light games. This theory doesn't wash with me because the facts are that the biggest crowds for league matches this year in either code were for games under lights.

Hurlers travel to Cork in confidence

After two high scoring and trouble-free wins over Wexford and Offaly, the Galway senior hurlers face Cork in Páirc Uí Chaoimh this Sunday at 2.30pm.

Gaels blow away Northern challenge to reach their first club final

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Kilkenny may have taken the two points against rivals Cork in dramatic style at Nowlan Park last Sunday but pride of place still has to go to O'Loughlin Gaels on reaching their first All-Ireland club final. Their hard fought victory over Loughgiel Shamrocks of Antrim at Parnell Park last Saturday now offers them a tilt a club hurling's highest honour.

U-21 hurlers face a battle in Semple Stadium

Even as late as yesterday afternoon the storm over the exceedingly unfair fixing of the All-Ireland u-21 final between Galway and Tipperary for Semple Stadium in Thurles on Saturday evening at 7pm had not fully abated and Galway will fulfil the fixture under protest.


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