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Friday 3 February 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# clash of the ash

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2022
# Ashling Thompson
Cork's special rivalry with Kilkenny, Davy Fitz arrival and camogie physicality
The Cork star lines out in another All-Ireland senior camogie final tomorrow.
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Hurley makers who use 'local suppliers have a much better chance of staying open'
David Dowling of Star Hurley in Kilkenny discusses the future of the craft following news of Canning Hurleys closing operations
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Bernard Dunne stepped away from Galway interview panel due to friendship with Davy Fitz
Galway chairman Paul Bellew also explained why former Ireland rugby head coach Eddie O’Sullivan ‘brought a new dimension’ to the interview process.
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Tipperary progress, Antrim hurlers back in Division 1 and Clare name team for Munster opener
Here’s some of the day’s main hurling talking points.
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Brendan Maher to be reunited with hurley used for wonder point thanks to fan's letter
The Tipperary star on his search for a memento from his brilliant point in January.
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Broken hurley doesn't stop Brendan Maher scoring this brilliant point in All-Ireland semi-final
The Tipperary star was central to Borris-Ileigh’s victory in today’s All-Ireland club semi-final.
AS IT HAPPENED
Limerick v Kilkenny, All-Ireland senior hurling semi-final
Kilkenny advanced to this year’s final.
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'A bizarre thing to do' - Cody weighs in on controversial incident involving Dublin selector
Greg Kennedy cut out a Kilkenny goal chance shortly before half-time.
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8 counties included as GAA to honour hurling stars of the 90s on All-Ireland final day
The players will be recognised on Sunday in Croke Park.
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4 seniors start for Tipperary and 3 for Limerick in Munster U21 showdown
The counties face-off on Thursday night.
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Explainer: How will the new Leinster and Munster senior hurling championships work in 2018?
The action begins in Leinster this weekend and in Munster the following weekend.
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Tipp chief insists Forde 'guilty by association' in last April's high-profile incident with Davy Fitz
Secretary Tim Floyd has written about the controversy in his annual report.
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Donal Óg Cusack - coaching Clare, praise for Cork, hurling punditry and Davy in Wexford
It’s Tipperary next up for the Cloyne native.
AS IT HAPPENED
Kilkenny v Cork, Tipperary v Clare - Sunday hurling league match tracker
Galway, Laois, Wexford and Kerry are all in action as well.
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Do you agree with The42's Hurling 2016 Team of the Year?
Let the debate begin.
AS IT HAPPENED
Limerick, Waterford, Offaly finals - Sunday hurling liveblog
Ballygunner, Patrickswell and St Rynagh’s are all celebrating.
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Clare, Galway, Tipperary finals - Sunday GAA hurling liveblog
Clonlara, St Thomas, Thurles Sarsfields are some of the big clubs in action today.
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Cork, Kilkenny, Tipperary SHC action - Sunday GAA hurling liveblog
Glen Rovers, Erins Own, O’Loughlin Gaels and Thurles Sarsfields were some of the big clubs lining out today.
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Hurling qualifier fixture details confirmed with Cork Dublin clash on Sky Sports
The Wexford Offaly tie will also be televised.
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Poll: Who will win today's Munster hurling battle between Tipperary and Cork?
Throw-in at Semple Stadium is 4pm.
AS IT HAPPENED
Clare v Tipperary, Galway v Cork - Sunday hurling match tracker
We’re also keeping an eye today on the clash of Kilkenny and Offaly in Nowlan Park.
AS IT HAPPENED
Galway v Tipperary, Waterford v Dublin - Sunday hurling match tracker
Pearse Stadium and Walsh Park host today’s big clashes.
AS IT HAPPENED
Waterford v Kilkenny, Galway v Cork - Sunday GAA match tracker
The Allianz hurling league is back and we’re following the action all the way.
# Ash Cloud
Clash of the Ash (Wednesday): 16 hurleys that paid for their sins
Something’s got to give in elite hurling.
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The names are in - here are the Bord Gáis Energy Team of the Year nominees
All-Ireland U-21 hurling champs Limerick unsurprisingly have the most nominations.
AS IT HAPPENED
Cork v Wexford, Waterford v Galway, Tipp v Offaly - Allianz hurling league
We’re going following the day’s hurling action here.
AS IT HAPPENED
Kilkenny v Clare, Waterford v Wexford, Cork v Tipp - Sunday GAA tracker
We were following all the action from around the country today.
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"You are only concerned when the hurley shortage happens': GAA urged to fight forest fungus
‘Ash Dieback’ disease could threaten the existence of the trees in Ireland and across Europe.
AS IT HAPPENED
Tipperary v Galway, Kilkenny v Dublin - Sunday hurling league match tracker
We’d all the action from Thurles and Nowlan Park.
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What was your 2014 hurling moment of the year? Here's what The Sunday Game lads chose
Hawkeye? JJ’s hook? Wexford’s qualifier run? Let us know what you thought.
AS IT HAPPENED
Kilkenny senior hurling final and Leinster club semi-final
Ballyhale Shamrocks took on Clara in the showpiece on Noreside today.
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VIDEO: Kilmacud topple Ballyboden and St Judes reach first final in Dublin SHC highlights
Here’s how Saturday’s semi-final clashes unfolded.
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7 classic encounters in the U21 All-Ireland hurling championship over the last few years
We’ve looked at some of the most thrilling games at this grade since 2009.
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RTÉ's All-Ireland hurling final preview will put a lump in your throat
Somewhere only we know…
AS IT HAPPENED
Tipperary v Limerick, Munster senior hurling semi-final
Who’ll be the first team to reach this summer’s provincial hurling decider in Munster?
AS IT HAPPENED
Clare v Tipperary, Division 1 hurling league semi-final
Who prevailed in the second game today at the Gaelic Grounds?
AS IT HAPPENED
Allianz hurling league match tracker
Key games took place today in Semple Stadium, Nowlan Park and Walsh Park.
# Ash Cloud
Clash of the Ash (Wednesday): 15 hurleys that paid for their sins
When commitment and sport combine, wood is liable to shatter.
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Do hurleys need special EU protection?
One MEP says that hurling “is in the blood of the Irish people”.
# Chalara fraxinea
VAT on hurleys to remain at 23% despite ash dieback problems
There had been suggestions to ease the VAT rate given the current problems with the killer tree disease.