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Nice and Snappy – Ray McManus

5 September 2010; Tribal rite. Tipperary players celebrate around the Liam MacCarthy Cup following its safe arrival back into their dressingroom. Picture credit: Ray McManus / SPORTSFILE On this All-Ireland Hurling Final week, we are taking a look ...

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Nice and Snappy – Matt Browne

9 September 2012; Joe Canning, Galway, scores the last minute equalizing point against Kilkenny, to force a replay to be played on September 30th. GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship Final, Kilkenny v Galway, Croke Park, Dublin. Picture ...

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All-Ireland SHC Final Countdown – 1999 Cork v Kilkenny

Today we take a look back at the All-Ireland Final from 15 years ago – 1999 when Cork defeated Kilkenny by 0-13 to 0-12. Kilkenny lead by a point at half-time and looked commanding, keeping a slender lead, until they lost their way during the ...

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Nice and Snappy – Stephen McCarthy

6 September 2009; Martin Comerford, Kilkenny, celebrates after scoring his side’s second goal as Brendan Maher, Tipperary, falls dejected. GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship Final, Kilkenny v Tipperary, Croke Park, Dublin. Picture ...

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All-Ireland SHC Final Countdown – 1994 Offaly v Limerick

Today we take a look back at the All-Ireland Hurling Final from twenty years ago, 1994 and the final between Offaly and Limerick  – also known as the 5 Minute Final. Limerick settled into the match early and a first half tally of 2-02 for ...

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Nice and Snappy – Oliver McVeigh

6 September 2009; Kilkenny Manager, Brian Cody, celebrates at the final whistle. GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship Final, Kilkenny v Tipperary, Croke Park, Dublin. Picture credit: Oliver McVeigh / SPORTSFILE   On this All-Ireland ...

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All-Ireland SHC Final Countdown – 1989 Tipperary v Antrim

Believe it or not All-Ireland time has come around again and for the week that’s in it we will be taking a look back at some of the memorable All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Finals. Today we take a look back at photos from the ...

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Stephen McCarthy at the European Athletics Championships

For this year’s European Athletics Championships Sportsfile sent our well-travelled Kerryman Stephen McCarthy to capture the six days of action-packed athletics in Zurich. Here Stephen looks back on how he got on when following the fortunes of ...

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Story behind the Picture – Diarmuid in the Skies

Last Sunday afternoon Cork GAA was preparing to say goodbye to Páirc Uí Chaoimh, which was staging its last Munster final in its current form being undergoing a major redevelopment. As the players were preparing to go to battle for Munster Hurling ...

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