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BY NIALL SHERRY SPORTS EDITOR Lyng’s first league action sees Cats Belfast bound Allianz Hurling League Division 1 B Sherry Says League Preview Antrim vs Kilkenny Corrigan Park, 2pm Saturday 4th February 2023 The ‘warm-up’ is over. The real season starts tomorrow for Derek Lyng and his Kilkenny panel, as they head north to face …

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BY NIALL SHERRY SPORTS EDITOR Dunloy battle well, but beaten by seven AIB All-Ireland Club SHC Final Croke Park, Sunday 22nd January 2023 Shamrocks Ballyhale 1-22 Dunloy Cúchullains 1-15 A 9th All-Ireland club title was achieved by Shamrocks Ballyhale at Croke Park last weekend when the South Kilkenny side defeated Ulster champions Dunloy by seven …

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BY NIALL SHERRY SPORTS EDITOR Lyng’s men fall to late Lawlor goal Walsh Cup Review Chadwicks Wexford Park Wexford 1-25 Kilkenny 2-18 An enthralling encounter between local rivals Wexford and Kilkenny was settled late on under the new floodlights at Chadwicks Wexford Park last Saturday evening. An injury-time major from Faythe Harriers Richie Lawlor saw …

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By Michael O’Leary Thyestes Day in Gowran Park is one of the most prestigous days on the Racing Calendar and has a long standing tradition since The Thyestes Chase was first run in 1954. It’s a very special day in Gowran Village as each year – apart from the Covid Enforced Regulations in 2021 where …

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By Eoin Everard How physically fit must you be to ride a horse? Many an armchair analyst has lamented that a rider wasn’t stronger over the final furlong or blamed the jockey when they see their horse fall at the last. But having enough core strength to be able to balance on a horse for …

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Racing enthusiasts from all over Ireland are expected to descend upon Gowran Park Racecourse for the time honoured Goffs Thyestes Chase on Thursday January 26th, but yesterday ahead of the flagship meeting some of the biggest names in Irish racing were joined by friends to launch the 2023 Goffs Thyestes Day with a Golf competition …

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BY NIALL SHERRY SPORTS EDITOR Season finale could bring just rewards AIB ALL-IRELAND SENIOR CLUB HURLING FINAL CROKE PARK, SUNDAY JANUARY 22nd Shamrocks Ballyhale vs Dunloy Cuchullains >> Sherry Says Final Preview…. All roads lead to Croke Park on Sunday when the pride of Kilkenny, Shamrocks Ballyhale go in search of a 9th All-Ireland club …

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BY NIALL SHERRY SPORTS EDITOR Avoid defeat in Wexford and we’ll see Henry in Croker! Walsh Cup (Round 2) Rathdowney, Co. Laois Laois 2-21 Kilkenny 3-31 It’s two from two for Derek Lyng’s Kilkenny as the Cats came away with the points following a comprehensive 13-point win over Laois in Rathdowney last weekend. It sets …

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BY NIALL SHERRY SPORTS EDITOR Post-Cody era starts with Walsh Cup win over Offaly Walsh Cup John Locke Park, Callan Kilkenny 2-19 Offaly 0-21 Kilkenny hurlers recorded their first win under new bainisteoir Derek Lyng as they defeated a gallant Offaly side by 4-points in Callan last weekend. Emeralds club man Lyng’s first senior selection …

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BY NIALL SHERRY SPORTS EDITOR Walsh Cup see’s post-Cody era begin Kilkenny vs Offaly John Locke Park, Callan And just like that it’s back. Inter-County hurling returns for Kilkenny as Derek Lyng looks to build what he hopes will be another dynasty for the black and amber. July 17th doesn’t seem that long ago, Brian …

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