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Thursday 1 June 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Lovely Hurling

This year
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John Conlon's Saturday: best man at brother's wedding, best player as Clare topple Limerick
The Banner star had to ‘skip on at around four o’clock’ after delivering his best-man speech on an even bigger day for his brother, Pa.
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0-13 for Niland as Galway ease past Wexford in their Leinster opener
The margin of victory would have been much greater had the Tribe not hit 14 wides.
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Winning starts for Carlow, Offaly and Kerry in Joe McDonagh Cup
They overcame Kildare, Laois and Down respectively.
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Westmeath relegate Laois from Division 1, Offaly advance to Division 2A decider
The Faithful county overcame Kerry to book a final date with Kildare.
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Kilkenny set-up Cork semi, Rebels and Clare all square and Tipp and Galway hit big scores
Westmeath and Laois will face off in the Division 1 relegation play-off.
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Jennings to debut off bench as Connacht make two changes to XV to face Dragons
The former Ireland U20 and All-Ireland minor hurling final man of the match has been included in Andy Friend’s 23 for Saturday.
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77th-minute Burke free sees Dublin secure dramatic draw with 13-man Waterford
It finished 2-19 to 3-16 in Dungarvan, while elsewhere, Clare ran out big winners over Westmeath.
Last year
# Winner winner
Dunloy end 13-year wait for Ulster hurling glory after downing holders Slaughtneil
Two first-half goals sent the Antrim men on their way, and they now face Galway champions St Thomas’ on 18 December in the All-Ireland semi-final.
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Majestic Mahony fires 0-13 as Ballygunner beat Na Piarsaigh in Munster classic
Waterford kingpins come from five points down at the break to win by five.
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Tony Kelly: 'Having Brian Cody and the Kilkenny lads’ experience is obviously a plus'
The Treaty are chasing three in-a-row, and Kilkenny stand in their way.
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Wexford name unchanged side for All-Ireland preliminary quarter-final against Kerry
Antrim, who also stick with the same 15, go up against Cork.
# lilies in bloom
Kildare power past Mayo to be crowned Christy Ring Cup champions
Gerry Keegan hit 0-10 for the Lilywhites in Croke Park.
# Shake Up
Antrim and Kerry to contest Joe McDonagh Cup final after big results on dramatic day
The Kingdom came out on top when the sides met today, while Carlow upset Offaly.
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Offaly come out on top of Tralee thriller and take big step towards Joe McDonagh final
Mayo and Kildare sealed their progression to the Christy Ring decider.
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1-12 for sharpshooter O'Connor as Wexford beat Cork to top group
Both sides were already sure of their tickets to the semi-finals, but Darragh Egan’s men came out on top.
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More TJ Reid heroics, St Thomas' heartbreak and dream final pairing
5 talking points after the All-Ireland club hurling semi-finals.
All time
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Watch: Limerick star Gillane fires two goals in under a minute in club championship action
Gillane’s quickfire double early on paved the way for Patrickswell’s win.
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Waterford, Tipperary, Cork and Dublin name teams for All-Ireland quarter-finals
It’s a Super Saturday as Waterford face Tipp, and Cork and Dublin lock horns.
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Kilkenny left standing after classic extra-time win over Wexford
TJ Reid grabbed 0-16 points in this thrilling Leinster semi-final.
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Who do you think will be crowned 2021 All-Ireland SHC champions?
Limerick are defending champions.
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Davy Fitz and Cheddar Plunkett name sides for tomorrow's Wexford-Laois clash
Best known as a forward, Seamus Casey starts in goal for Wexford, with Mark Fanning on the bench.
# On the box
Five hurling matches live on TV this weekend as inter-county GAA action returns
There’ll be plenty to watch on Saturday and Sunday.
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Holders Kilkenny to face winners of Wexford and Laois in Leinster hurling semi-final
The draw was made on RTÉ’s Morning Ireland.
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Barrett helps Cork seal U20 Munster title and place in All-Ireland decider
The Rebels defeated Tipperary in this evening’s Munster final at Páirc Uí Chaoimh.
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All-Ireland winning captain starts as Galway and Tipperary name teams for tomorrow's showdown
David Burke returns to the Tribe starting team for the All-Ireland SHC quarter-final in Limerick.
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Bonner Maher returns in one of three Tipperary changes for Cork clash
Dan McCormack also starts with Niall O’Meara moving to wing half-back.
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Two championship debuts and Shanagher starts as Clare name team to face Laois
Brian Lohan has made four personnel changes in all for tomorrow’s Nowlan Park qualifier.
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2019 champions Borris-Ileigh to face Callanan's Drom & Inch as Tipp quarter-final draw made
There are some mouthwatering ties on the cards in the business end of the Tipperary senior hurling championship.
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Three McGrath brothers to start together for first time as Tipp and Waterford change it up for Thurles tie
The teams are in for Sunday’s meeting at Semple Stadium.
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IT Carlow win extra-time thriller to book place in last-four of Fitzgibbon Cup
A high-scoring clash eventually went against NUIG.
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Cork and Kerry forwards combine as champions UCC progress to Fitzgibbon Cup last four
A five-point win over UCD for the holders.
# Your Say
Poll: Who’ll win the 2020 All-Ireland senior hurling championship?
Will Tipperary hold onto the Liam McCarthy, or will we see new champions?
# Championship countdown
All-Ireland champions Tipperary start out with trip to Waterford as 2020 hurling fixtures revealed
Liam Cahill’s first championship match at the Déise helm will be against his native county.
# Lovely Hurling
'Sheer passion and emotion' - Last night's episode of The Game was a big hit
Yet again, the RTÉ series left GAA people across the length and breadth of the country brimming with pride.
Wexford v Tipperary, All-Ireland SHC semi-final
Leinster champions Wexford took on Liam Sheedy’s Tipperary at Croke Park in the All-Ireland semi-finals.
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Cork score incredible 1-40 in 23-point defeat of Westmeath to set-up Kilkenny showdown
John Meyler’s side face the Cats in the All-Ireland SHC quarter-final.
Kilkenny v Wexford, Leinster SHC final
We went minute-by-minute as Kilkenny and Wexford went head-to-head at Croke Park.
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Meath lift Christy Ring title while Leitrim crowned Lory Meagher champions
Sligo prevailed in the Nicky Rackard Cup final.
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Wexford and Kilkenny through to Leinster final on scoring difference after thrilling draw
A dramatic draw at Innovative Park means the sides will meet again in the decider on 30 June.
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0-13 for Conway as Kerry claim key Joe McDonagh Cup victory against Westmeath
Fintan O’Connor’s side bounced back from their opening round defeat to Antrim with a narrow win in Mullingar on Saturday.