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Thursday 1 June 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Walsh Cup

January 2023
# Compromise
Walsh Cup final moved from Croke Park with backing of Wexford and Galway
Elsewhere, Tipperary footballer Robbie Kiely has announced his inter-county retirement.
# Saturday Night Lights
Galway and Wexford claim Walsh Cup wins, Derry beat Tyrone to lift Dr McKenna Cup title
Here’s how this evening’s pre-season provincial GAA action unfolded.
# Walsh Cup
Niland points the way as Galway blitz Dublin in second half
Galway booked their place in the Walsh Cup final with a nine-point win over Micheal Donoghue’s Dubs.
# Round-Up
Kilkenny begin Derek Lyng era with win as Kerry prevail after late rally
Meanwhile, Laois edged out Wexford in the Walsh Cup.
# Up and Running
Niland grabs 0-17 as three-goal Galway make winning start to 2023
The Tribesmen had too much firepower in the end against a gutsy Westmeath.
# Wrap
Dubs win on Donoghue debut; Louth, Westmeath and Offaly prevail in O'Byrne Cup
There was pre-season inter-county GAA action in both codes on Saturday in Leinster.
Last year
Dublin set up Walsh Cup final against Wexford, experienced Tyrone player opts out for 2022
Tiernan McCann reportedly won’t be involved with the Tyrone footballers this year.
# Walsh Cup
Red-hot Dubs score emphatic win over Shefflin's Galway, wins for Offaly and Kilkenny
There were three Walsh Cup ties down for decision today.
# king henry
Shefflin begins Galway reign with win over Fennelly's Offaly
The former club and county mates faced one another on the sideline as Galway won by six.
All time
# Leinster
Shefflin to start with Galway in clash against Fennelly, Dublin to meet Offaly in opener
The pre-season fixtures for the O’Byrne Cup and Walsh Cup have been released.
# turnaround
Wexford hit Galway for 1-1 in added time to claim Walsh Cup
The Tribesmen held a three point lead heading into injury time.
# around the grounds
7 goals for Roscommon in Connacht clash and Wexford hurlers defeat Kilkenny
Elsewhere Tyrone overcame Down int he Dr McKenna Cup semi-final.
# Tribesmen Triumph
New boss off to winning start as Galway defeat Dublin to reach Walsh Cup final
Shane O’Neill saw his Galway team win out at Parnell Park.
# Walsh Cup
Dubs book Walsh Cup semi with 14-point win against Laois
John Hetherton struck the game’s only goal on the hour mark.
# provinces
Dublin still in hunt for Walsh Cup semi-final place and Roscommon make winning start
There was also pre-season action in the Dr McKenna Cup and McGrath Cup today.
# Leinster
Dublin and Laois claim Walsh Cup victories as Longford win O'Byrne Cup clash
Mattie Kenny’s side triumphed in Mullingar this afternoon.
Louth see off Meath in O'Byrne Cup and new Westmeath boss makes winning start
There was early season action in Leinster today.
# Silverware
Joe Canning's 0-13 inspires Galway to Walsh Cup victory over Wexford
The talismanic forward scored 13 points to guide the Tribesmen to a convincing victory over Davy Fitzgerald’s side.
# serving two masters
'That’s three games in six days' - Dublin concern at Fitzgibbon scheduling ahead of league opener
The Sky Blues have 24 players involved in the third-level competition over the coming weeks.
# Away day
'We've got no home games' - Donoghue calls for neutral venue in Walsh Cup final
Galway are set to travel to Wexford for the final of the pre-season competition.
# Walsh Cup
Paudie Foley stars with 0-7 as Wexford see off Kilkenny to book Walsh Cup final spot
Davy Fitzgerald’s defending champions overcame Kilkenny at Bellefield on Sunday afternoon.
# January blues
Here's the fixtures for the Leinster and Munster pre-season knockout games next weekend
McGrath Cup, Munster hurling league, O’Byrne Cup and Walsh Cup action will take centre stage.
# Narrow win
0-7 from Hetherton leads Dublin past Laois and into Walsh Cup last four
Eamon Dillon hit Dublin’s only goal of the game.
# Numbers Game
Eddie Brennan: 'I just can't understand why lads would not want to hurl for their county'
The new Laois manager has players unavailable to him for the 2019 season.
# Wrap
Dublin hurlers end the year on a high with victory over Offaly in Walsh Cup
Meanwhile, in the Dr McKenna Cup Section B Round 1, Armagh thrashed St Mary’s University College.
# Walsh Cup
Kenny's reign as Dublin hurling boss up and running with Carlow win
The Dubs emerged as comfortable winners in tonight’s Walsh Cup tie played in dreadful conditions.
# Wrap
Eddie Brennan gets off to winning start in charge of Laois while Westmeath footballers also prevail
Westmeath footballers defeated Carlow while the Laois hurlers overcame Offaly.
# Video
Watch: The unprecedented free-taking competition that decided this afternoon's Walsh Cup final
Wexford won the trophy for the first time in 16 years in unusual circumstances.
# Conal Keaney
Gilroy's early morning sessions back on the agenda as he welcomes Keaney into Dublin fold
35-year-old Conal Keaney featured in a challenge match against Waterford on Friday night.
# turnaround
First defeat for Dublin under Pat Gilroy as Wexford book Kilkenny showdown
Davy Fitzgerald’s side are heading for a Walsh Cup final meeting with the Cats next weekend.
# Last Four
Here's the line-up for the Walsh Cup semi-finals as Gilroy and Davy go head-to-head
Davy Fitzgerald’s Wexford were 42-point winners over Wicklow today.
# winter hurling
Second game in two days for Dublin as Pat Gilroy's men book Wexford showdown
Dublin accounted for Antrim by 11 points in Parnell Park to advance to the Walsh Cup semi-finals.
# back on track
'There was nothing to heal' - all well in Gilroy's Dublin camp as players return
The new boss has drafted back in figures who were absent in 2017.
# And so it begins
'We wouldn’t be losing sleep over it' - a low-key January start for the Gilroy hurling era in Dublin
The new Dublin boss got up and running with a Walsh Cup victory last night.
Here are the semi-final draws for the 2018 O'Byrne and Walsh Cup competitions
Last round of fixtures in the Leinster pre-season fare this weekend.
# Dominant Dubs
Gilroy's Dublin charges hit four goals as they claim Walsh Cup win in season opener
The Dubs were too strong for Meath tonight in Abbotstown.
# Walsh Cup
Brian Cody's Kilkenny up and running with thumping 28-point win over Laois
The Cats scored six goals at O’Moore Park this evening.
# Walsh Cup
Narrow wins for Meath and Offaly while Carlow and Laois also get off to bright starts
The 2018 Walsh Cup kicked off this afternoon.
# time for action
Opinion: It's time to scrap the irrelevant pre-season GAA competitions
The upcoming pre-season leagues are due to start at the end of December and beginning of January.
# Walsh Cup
Richie Hogan on song with 11 points as Kilkenny start the year on a winning note
The Cats set the tone for the bigger battles that lie ahead with a two point win over Galway.