GAA · Hurling · shinty

Scotland retain Shinty/Hurling title as Ireland falter

Scotland retained the  Marine Harvest shinty/hurling title as they won 2-12 to 0-15 against Ireland in Inverness. Ireland were the first on the board as the visitors started confidently before Kevin Bartlett got Scotland on the scoreboard with a deflected point. Ireland then scored the next three points as Scotland suffered a period where nothing… Continue reading Scotland retain Shinty/Hurling title as Ireland falter

Dublin · GAA · Hurling

Dublin’s Tipp Terror In Thurles

Dublin were embarrassed in Thurles on Saturday as reigning champions Tipperary easily swept The Dubs aside booking their place in the Quarter-Finals with a resounding 6-26 to 1-19 win. Tipperary’s charge on Dublin was lead by Seamus Callanan who hit form scoring 3-11 against the hapless Dublin defence. Tipperary were also aided by John McGrath… Continue reading Dublin’s Tipp Terror In Thurles

Dublin · GAA · Hurling

All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Qualifiers Round 2: Dublin v Tipperary Preview

  Dublin play Tipperary in Thurles Saturday in the second round of the All-Ireland qualifiers. The last time the two sides met in the championship was in 2014 when Tipperary overcame Dublin 2-23 to 0-16 to progress to the semi-finals. The two sides met at Croke Park in the league this year which ended with… Continue reading All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Qualifiers Round 2: Dublin v Tipperary Preview

GAA · Gaelic football

Allianz Football Leagues Season Preview

    The Allianz football league season is back this weekend, with action being played out across all four divisions. With the league season being the perfect way for each county to prepare for the All-Ireland this summer, I’ll be looking at which counties are likely to have a successful league campaign. Roinn/Division 1 It’s hard… Continue reading Allianz Football Leagues Season Preview

GAA · Hurling · shinty · Uncategorized

Marine Harvest Shinty-Hurling International: Ireland Struggle As Scotland Retain Title

Damien Healy of Ireland in action against Thomas Borthwick of Scotland during the 2016 Senior Hurling/Shinty International Series! pic.twitter.com/2KIRXF9WdR — Sportsfile (@sportsfile) October 22, 2016 Come on, Ireland! (The Shinty-Hurling mash up is all kinds of amazing…) pic.twitter.com/uqaItqwKxA — Philip Whyte (@Philip_Whyte) October 22, 2016 On what was a frustrating day for Ireland as they… Continue reading Marine Harvest Shinty-Hurling International: Ireland Struggle As Scotland Retain Title

Gaelic football · Uncategorized

Ulster Senior Football Championship Review 2016: Red Hands Pip Donegal To The Post

Tyrone;s resurgence under Mickey Harte continued this year as they won the Ulster Championship for the 14th time and their first championship title since 2010. Fermanagh carried on from the progress that they had made during last year’s Championship. They beat Antrim 1-12 to -09 in Enniskillen. Derry and Tyrone faced off in the opening… Continue reading Ulster Senior Football Championship Review 2016: Red Hands Pip Donegal To The Post

Dublin · GAA · Gaelic football

Leinster Senior Football Championship Review 2016: Dublin Walk Leinster Once Again

  Dublin swept away all who got in the way of them once again this year in Leinster as they won the Leinster Championship for the sixth time in a row and their 55th title. The championship got underway in the preliminary round there were three games where the so-called weaker counties in Leinster played each… Continue reading Leinster Senior Football Championship Review 2016: Dublin Walk Leinster Once Again