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WATCH: RTE 2017 Hurling Championship Promo

By Raffaele Rocca / May 21, 2017

RTÉ’s 2017 Hurling Championship video is sure to whet the appetite for the Summer of hurling ahead. While Limerick and Clare will lock horns in a few weeks time, the 2017 Hurling Championship begins in earnest today with the clash to Cork and Tipperary. Every year regardless of our county’s league performances or anything else,…

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Limerick Camogie make history with first Munster title win

By Raffaele Rocca / May 21, 2017

Limerick win first ever Munster title with two point win over holders Cork. The predominant message coming from manager John Tuohy during the week was that he was preparing this Limerick side to have a cut, to give it everything and take the shackles off. The team certainly followed his instructions to the letter as…

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WATCH: RTÉ Championship 2017 promo is a thing of beauty

By Raffaele Rocca / May 20, 2017

RTÉ have launched their Championship 2017 promo video. Today marks the start of the 2017 Championship with the tie of the weekend being the Munster Hurling Championship clash of Cork and Tipperary. Let’s hope Limerick hurlers will be a the business end of the season and that the footballers can continue their league form in…

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Limerick face Cork in Munster Senior Camogie Final

By Raffaele Rocca / May 19, 2017

Limerick face Cork in the Munster Senior Camogie Final this Saturday at 3pm in Charleville looking to claim their first ever Munster title. The final will be a rematch of last year’s Munster decider and the sixth meeting between the sides in John Tuohy’s two seasons in charge. With the tally of those games standing…

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Interesting Insight into Jim McGuinness’ training methods

By Jack Neville / May 18, 2017

Insight into Jim McGuinness training methods should be heeded by all underage players. It doesn’t take long to realise that Jim McGuinness is a special man when it comes to the GAA. He was the man behind Donegal’s recent rise back to a footballing superpower having taken over the senior football team in 2010 when…

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Sky Sports GAA Championship promo 2017

By Raffaele Rocca / May 18, 2017

Whether we like it or not, it looks like Sky are to have a role in the GAA Championships for the foreseeable future. Sky pundits include All Ireland winning manager with Donegal, Jim McGuinness, Tyrone legend Peter Canavan, ex-Mayo boss James Horan, Clare hurling hero Jamesie O’Connor, nine-time Celtic cross winner with Kilkenny, JJ Delaney,…

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Jamesie O’Connor believes Clare will have too much for Limerick

By Jack Neville / May 18, 2017

Limerick and Clare face off in the Munster Hurling Championship Semi Final on June 4 in Semple Stadium. This will be third year in a row that the sides have met in the Championship with both teams winning one. A late John Fitzgibbon point secured the win for Limerick in the Munster quarter final in…

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Relive the magic of the 2007 Limerick Tipperary trilogy

By Jack Neville / May 17, 2017

10 years on: Relive the magic of the Limerick Tipperary trilogy In 2007, Limerick welcomed Tipperary to the Gaelic Grounds in the Munster Hurling Championship semi final in search of a first Munster Championship victory in years. What would follow will go down in the memory of all Limerick folk. The match saw Tipperary grab a stranglehold…

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Research claims dual players have less risk of injury

By Jack Neville / May 17, 2017

Despite the fact that many top inter county players argued that it was not possible to play both inter county hurling and football, A year long study in Tipperary makes the surprising claim that dual players are less likely to pick up injury compared to those playing only one code of sport. This is according…

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Limerick hurlers to feature on Sky’s 2017 Championship opening weekend

By Raffaele Rocca / May 16, 2017

Limerick, Clare and Kilkenny hurlers along with the Dublin footballers will feature in the opening round Sky Sports 2017 Championship coverage. The broadcaster confirmed today that they will be televising 14 exclusive matches this summer. The Dublin footballers will be first out for their Leinster quarter-final on Saturday 3 June against Wexford or Carlow, just…

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