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A goal separated Sarsfields of Galway and Slaughtneil of Derry, 1-10 to 0-11, at the end of an absorbing AIB All-Ireland Camogie Senior Club Championship final at Croke Park last weekend.
All-Ireland champions Kilkenny have secured eight All-Star awards this year, with the ceremony taking place this evening at the conference centre in Dublin.
John McIntyre has stepped down as manager of the Galway senior hurling team after three years at the helm. The Tipperary native succeeded Ger Loughnane in the winter of 2008 but failed to help the side progress beyond three successive All-Ireland quarter finals.
This time last year Kilkenny was gripped by the hype that surrounded the county’s drive for five.
If last Sunday’s hurling action is anything to go by we are in for one hell of a summer. After watching some tame games during the league I must admit I was worried that we would live in the shadow of football again this year. However, after last Sunday it looks as though the hurlers can give the big ball players a good run for their money this year.
Nobody heading into Pearse Stadium on Sunday afternoon could have foreseen the absolute tanking Galway received at the hands of the reigning All Ireland champions Tipperary.
The official Opel Gaelic Team of the Year for Hurling for 2010 was announced during the week by the Gaelic Players Association. The team reflects the most successful counties in this year’s championship, with 15 players hailing from four counties; Kilkenny, Tipperary, Waterford and Galway.
The nominees for the 2010 Opel GPA Hurling Team of the Year were announced earlier in the week by the Gaelic Players Association. A total of 45 players have been shortlisted for the Team of the Year, while four players also received nominations for the prestigious Opel GPA Hurler of the Year Award.
It will be a case of straight back up on the horse as Kilkenny renew their hurling rivalry with Tipperary early in the new year with a February league clash.
Henry Shefflin, who is nominated for a ninth successive time, will be hoping to surpass the record jointly held by his fellow county-man DJ Carey and Kerry football legend Pat Spillane, whom he joined on nine awards last year. The seven-time All-Ireland senior hurling medal winner is one of 11 Kilkenny players nominated for awards this year, just one fewer than last year’s 12 nominees. Shefflin’s Kilkenny team-mate Tommy Walsh, who has seven awards to his name, received his eighth successive nomination.