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It's amazing what a week can do in sport.
Kilkenny secured a record sixth All-Ireland final appearance in a row last Sunday, when they had six points to spare over Waterford.
Croke Park hosts the first of the GAA Hurling All-Ireland semi-finals on Sunday when neighbours Kilkenny and Waterford clash 3.30pm
As a youngster growing up in a farming environment during the seventies and eighties, you would often hear the expression in July ‘the hay saved and Wexford bet’.
The first of the senior hurling finalists in Leinster and Munster will be decided this weekend in Wexford Park and Thurles as Kilkenny take on Wexford on Saturday evening while Limerick clash with Waterford on Sunday. Dublin meet Galway in the
This past week has been a strange one on the GAA front. Croke Park yet again gets another mid-season face lift. A player from Laois puts himself on a collision course with his manager over comments on Twitter.
To say I am lost for words after Kilkenny’s dismal display last Sunday is putting it very mildly. The defeat is one thing but the manner of it is of more concern. First things first, hats off to Dublin on winning their first National League title since 1939 they were truly magnificent on the day and thoroughly deserved their victory.
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.
There was so much drama in last Sunday’s final league action that the GAA hierarchy could be forgiven for doing a U-turn on the reinstatement of the semi-finals that was passed in congress last Saturday.
Kilkenny 3-11, Dublin 1-17