# Ballygunner

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# Kilkenny Kings
TJ Reid goal key as Ballyhale topple All-Ireland champions Ballygunner
Three points between the teams in Croke Park.
# Analysis
Hurling styles contrast: The key areas for Ballygunner and Ballyhale's showdown
Hurling analyst Sean Flynn takes a closer look at tomorrow’s Croke Park showdown.
# Shane O'Sullivan
Praising Ballygunner nephew’s ‘incredible talent’ and defending Ballyhale disrespect claim
Hurling prodigies are nothing new in the family. Shane is an uncle to the Mahonys and now he has another potential superstar nephew.
# Croker Calling
'They've made the right call' - Ballygunner boss on pre-Christmas choice of Croke Park
The Waterford champions take on Ballyhale Shamrocks on Sunday 18 December.
# what to watch
All-Ireland semi-final meeting of Ballyhale and Ballygunner to clash with World Cup final
Croke Park will host a double-header on 18 December, with St Thomas’ and Dunloy going head-to-head first.
# Fitz The Bill
'He's a special talent' - The teenage forward helping champions Ballygunner power on
Patrick Fitzgerald has been a major addition to the Ballygunner ranks.
# Champions
'We were nearly men, people were questioning our character' - Ballygunner on top in Munster
The Waterford club have been crowned Munster senior champions for the fourth time.
# the Gunners
Brilliant Ballygunner reign in Munster again as Tony Kelly hits 0-11 for Ballyea
Nine points separated the teams in Semple Stadium.
# Talking Points
Semple showdown, Ballyhale’s All-Star cast, bigger picture for Kilmacud
It’s a huge weekend of provincial club final action around the country.
# the Gunners
From extra-time epic to 17-point win, now on guard for Munster final rematch
Ballygunner are wary of Ballyea’s challenge next Saturday.
# Dates For The Diary
Venues and throw-in times confirmed for Munster club hurling finals
Ballygunner and Ballyea are heading to Thurles.
# Ballygunner
Munster giants braced for latest instalment of heavyweight showdown
Fergal Hartley breaks down one of of the biggest rivalries in Munster club hurling as Ballygunner and Na Piarsaigh face off in Sunday’s provincial semi-final.
# cloud nine
Ballygunner clinch record-equalling ninth straight Waterford SHC title
All Star goalkeeper Stephen O’Keeffe inspired the All Ireland champions to victory over Mount Sion with four stunning saves.
# city derby
Ballygunner extend unbeaten run as Waterford senior hurling semi-final pairings confirmed
There are two big city derbies in Waterford’s final four.
# Club GAA
Bad blood between champion clubs and county becoming a thing of the past
Crossmaglen’s Paul Hearty and Ballgunner’s Fergal Hartley on the relationship between successful clubs and intercounty teams.
# Stars Of The Show
Champions Ballygunner and Kilcoo lead the way as 8 sides honoured in 2022 All-Ireland club awards
Dessie Hutchinson and Eugene Branagan have been announced as the Player of the Year winners.
# the toughest
6 talking points after Ballygunner and Kilcoo win on a truly great All-Ireland club final day
The Waterford and Down clubs reached the All-Ireland summit.
# Dessie Hutchinson
'I thought I was going to have a heart attack on the pitch in the last seconds'
Ballygunner’s star forward reflect on Saturday’s memorable success.
# Ballygunner
Uncle and nephew, manager and captain, All-Ireland winners - 'This was a burning obsession'
The Waterford club were crowned champions in Croke Park yesterday.
# James O'Connor
Ballyhale boss: 'When that ball cut inside in the goal, I was just heartbroken'
The Kilkenny champions were denied All-Ireland glory in dramatic fashion yesterday.
# Never Say Die
Kilcoo snatch All-Ireland from Kilmacud in dramatic fashion with 81st minute winning goal
Jerome Johnston struck the key goal at the end of extra-time for the Down side.
# Ballygunner
The All-Ireland hurling goalscoring hero: 'I actually didn't see it hit the net. Best feeling ever'
Harry Ruddle was the hero in Croke Park today.
# Drama
Stunning late goal hands All-Ireland senior title win to Waterford's Ballygunner
Harry Ruddle’s late goal saw Ballygunner defeat Ballyhale Shamrocks.
# Talking Points
The Kilkenny, Waterford, Dublin and Down champions chasing All-Ireland glory
The club game takes centre stage in Croke Park today.
# gunning for glory
'We realise how lucky we are to be on this journey' - All-Ireland title bid and leaving Waterford
Stephen O’Keeffe is central to Ballygunner’s hopes of success on Saturday.
# Pride Of The Parish
‘It's been a dream in our club for many years’: Kilcoo and Ballygunner chase All-Ireland glory
Kilcoo and Ballygunner are vastly different clubs but they share a common goal.
# Dogfight
Ballygunner prove they have the mettle to go with skill in bid for All-Ireland glory
Centre-back Philip Mahony was pleased with how they stood up to Slaughtneil’s physicality in the semi-final win.
# Progress
Dessie Hutchinson: 'Maybe we’re starting to prove a few people wrong'
Ballygunner reached their maiden All-Ireland final yesterday.
# Battle
Ballygunner survive Slaughtneil test to book first ever All-Ireland club hurling final
Billy O’Keeffe scored 2-3 for the Waterford kingpins.
# the Gunners
'I think everyone in the club remembers and it probably acted as a driver for us'
Mikey Mahony and Ballygunner are gearing up for next Sunday’s AIB All-Ireland senior club hurling semi-final.
# Ballygunner
'Today’s a dream. I’ve lost a good few Munster finals, to win it again it is a special feeling'
Philip Mahony on Ballygunner’s latest Munster title success.
# Talking Points
Kilmacud coping without Dublin star, Dessie on fire for the Gunners and an epic Kerry hurling win
Kilmacud Crokes, Padraig Pearses, Kilmoyley and Ballygunner all celebrated glory this weekend.
# the Gunners
Awesome display lands Munster senior title as Ballygunner issue statement of intent
The Waterford champions blew Kilmallock away yesterday and now eye the All-Ireland series.
# gunning for glory
Ballygunner turn on the style to score 3-20 and win Munster hurling final by 14 points
Next up it’s Derry’s Slaughtneil at the All-Ireland semi-final stage.
# pauric mahony
'It’s hundreds of small steps that allow you to get back' - From cruciate setback to Munster title bid
Pauric Mahony has put his injury woes behind him and is focused on Sunday’s Munster senior club hurling final.
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# Dates For The Diary
Fixture details confirmed for Munster club hurling finals in January
The games will all take place on Sunday 9 January.
# gunning for glory
McGrath brothers sent-off as Loughmore lose out to Ballygunner in Munster semi-final battle
The Waterford champions will meet Kilmallock in the final on the weekend of 8-9 January.
# Siege of Ennis
Brilliant Ballygunner too strong for Clare champions yet again
The Waterford champions advance to a Munster semi-final to be played on the weekend of 11/12 December.
# stephen O'Keeffe
'That chapter is finished for myself now' - No plans for county return for Waterford All-Star
Stephen O’Keeffe is happy to focus on club duties with Ballygunner.