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# hurling - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

'For me it’s clear as day that he’s skilful as hell' - Teenage defender pointing the way for Cork

Mark Coleman has been one of the success stories for the Rebels.

# hurling - Monday 19 June, 2017

Waterford can still emerge as All-Ireland hurling contenders - but only if these things happen

Derek McGrath’s charges suffered a damaging defeat to Cork on Sunday – but remain in the hunt for All-Ireland glory.

Analysis: Cork's diagonal ball weapon, more superb defending, 11-week break hurts Waterford

I wondered if Cork’s performance against Tipp was a one-off but they improved even more to see off Waterford.

Explainer: How next Monday morning's All-Ireland hurling qualifier draw will work

Tipperary, Kilkenny and Waterford are among the teams who will learn their fates.


'Austin will bounce back. He's 21, he'll have more good days in the Waterford jersey'

2016 Hurler of the Year Austin Gleeson was called ashore in the 63rd minute of yesterday’s defeat to Cork.

GAA President unfazed by missed Páirc Uí Chaoimh deadline, Special Congress to discuss hurling plans

Aogán Ó Fearghaíl is looking forward to the All-Ireland hurling quarter-finals at the revamped Cork venue on 23 July.

# hurling - Sunday 18 June, 2017

John Gardiner: Pace, power, movement - Cork simply too hot for Waterford to handle

Cork All-Ireland winner John Gardiner gives his take on great day for the Rebels in Semple Stadium.

# hurling - Saturday 17 June, 2017

New test for young guns, sweeper puzzle, League gamble - Cork-Waterford talking points

The counties lock horns at Semple Stadium tomorrow afternoon.

# hurling - Friday 16 June, 2017

'The level of engagement and consultation in the matter is totally outrageous'

Armagh hurler Cahal Carvill is unhappy with the GAA’s hurling proposals, and says that Meath should consider “legal redress.”

Huge boost for Clare hurlers as O'Brien back in training but McInerney is Munster final doubt

There’s mixed news for the Banner County ahead of the 9 July provincial decider.

'We're in that top level, pushing for an All-Ireland' - legend McGrath on Waterford hopes

Ken McGrath believes Derek McGrath’s Déise are serious Liam MacCarthy Cup contenders.

# hurling - Monday 12 June, 2017

Analysis: Wexford in bullying mode, Kilkenny attack doesn't function, Lee Chin the leader

Wexford asked the majority of the questions, and had the answers when required, against the Cats at Innovate Wexford Park.

# hurling - Saturday 10 June, 2017

As It Happened: Kilkenny v Wexford, Leinster senior hurling semi-final

Wexford have booked their Leinster final place.

Weight of history, sweeper struggles, Davy Fitz ban - Wexford-Kilkenny talking points

The counties will battle it out for a Leinster hurling final spot at Innovate Wexford Park this evening.

# hurling - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Former Treaty skipper backs Limerick to kick on after Clare defeat

Donal O’Grady believes John Kiely has got his side moving in the right direction.

# hurling - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

Kilkenny GAA mourns the passing of one of the county's greatest hurling servants

Georgie Leahy has died peacefully at his home following a lengthy illness.

Here are the opening draws for the 2017 All-Ireland football and hurling qualifiers

The games will take place on 17 and 24 June.

# hurling - Monday 5 June, 2017

22 county teams will have an interest as the first 2017 GAA qualifier draws take place tomorrow

Round 1A and 1B football ties along with a preliminary round hurling game, will take place.

# hurling - Sunday 4 June, 2017

Curbing Tony Kelly, low Banner profile, new managers - Clare-Limerick talking points

The two teams will battle it out for a Munster final spot at Semple Stadium today.

# hurling - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

All-Star defender Cathal Barrett dropped from Tipperary panel

As the post-mortem begins following their defeat to Cork, it’s understood that Barrett was sanctioned for an internal issue.

# hurling - Monday 29 May, 2017

Smooth 'dry run' primes Davy Fitz's Wexford hurlers for a massive crack at Cody's Kilkenny

The Slaneysiders are in a good place ahead of the mammoth Leinster SHC semi-final on 10 June.

Analysis: Men against boys as Galway devour Dublin to confirm All-Ireland hurling credentials

This was impressive stuff from Galway but Dublin were desperately poor and naive in Tullamore.

# hurling - Saturday 27 May, 2017

School days with Tadhg Furlong and inspired by Wexford All-Ireland winning grandfather

The Wexford joint captain will keep a close eye on the Lions trip to New Zealand.

# hurling - Friday 26 May, 2017

Poll: Who will win the 2017 Leinster senior hurling championship? Eastern Promises This post contains a poll

Poll: Who will win the 2017 Leinster senior hurling championship?

Kilkenny and Galway are tipped to set up a 2 July decider.

# hurling - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Former star Woodlock '100%' convinced that Tipperary can retain All-Ireland title

The Drom and Inch man remains optimistic despite Sunday’s defeat to Cork in Thurles.

Barrett set for spell on the sidelines but season-ending damage avoided

The All-Star corner-back went down in agony and clutching his left knee during Sunday’s defeat to Cork.

# hurling - Monday 22 May, 2017

5 tasks for manager Michael Ryan as he looks to get Tipperary's hurlers back on track

The Premier County suffered a shock defeat to Cork on Sunday, and will go through the back door in their quest to retain the All-Ireland title.

Analysis: Nash the catalyst as Cork's Rebel rising too much for a Tipp team lacking aggression

Cork’s defending and use of possession was much improved compared to last year’s meeting between the counties.

'What a game, Pauric!' - John Mullane was on fire in the RTÉ commentary box yesterday

“The man wouldn’t look out of place in the US Masters!”

# hurling - Sunday 21 May, 2017

Callanan threat, Rebel rising & managing weight of history - Tipperary v Cork talking points

The counties lock horns in today’s Munster senior hurling quarter-final at Semple Stadium.

# hurling - Friday 19 May, 2017

Poll: Who will come out on top in the 2017 Munster senior hurling championship? Southern Stars This post contains a poll

Poll: Who will come out on top in the 2017 Munster senior hurling championship?

Holders Tipperary are aiming for a first provincial three-in-a-row since 1989.

# hurling - Thursday 18 May, 2017

6 players to watch as Cork and Tipperary battle for a Munster SHC semi-final spot

There are plenty of big stars on show from both sides, but we’re backing this sextet to have a big say.

6 of the best! The early senior football and hurling championship fixtures we can't wait for

Here are the big fixtures we’ll be keeping a close eye on.

# hurling - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Poll: Who do you think will win the 2017 All-Ireland senior hurling championship? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who do you think will win the 2017 All-Ireland senior hurling championship?

A fascinating race for the Liam MacCarthy Cup lies in store, with Tipperary the defending champions.

# hurling - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

The Clare lads who taught Brazilian children how to hurl on Ipanema beach Samba This post contains videos

The Clare lads who taught Brazilian children how to hurl on Ipanema beach

Two Ennis natives travelled 9,000km to teach disadvantaged children living in favelas the traditions of Gaelic games.

# hurling - Monday 15 May, 2017

9 young hurlers to watch out for in this summer's senior championship

We’ve picked a player from each of nine counties who will look to make a big impact in championship 2017.

# hurling - Friday 12 May, 2017

Two changes to Dublin team to face Wexford while Laois unchanged for clash with Kilkenny

The Leinster minor semi-finals take place tomorrow.

# hurling - Thursday 11 May, 2017

From PICTURES: With hurling royalty looking on, Prince Charles tried his hand at the game today Royal Visit

PICTURES: With hurling royalty looking on, Prince Charles tried his hand at the game today

Kilkenny was one port of call for the Royal couple as part of the second day of their Irish visit.

# hurling - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

'It sparked a huge debate, maybe that's healthy as well' - the role of GAA bosses

Derek McGrath is pouring all his energies into his role with the Waterford hurlers.

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