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National Hurling League

# national-hurling-league - Today’s News

‘Some lads can handle it and some lads can’t’ – Shane McGrath on his tough year as Tipp captain

All-Star midfielder is enjoying his hurling again as Tipp bid for a place in the league final.

# national-hurling-league - Yesterday’s News

5 talking points ahead of Clare and Tipperary’s Allianz Hurling semi-final

Are Tipp jealous of this Clare side? And can they use that as motivation to drive them on to another league final?

# national-hurling-league - Friday 18 April, 2014

Shefflin starts as Kilkenny change five for league semi v Galway

Michael Fennelly will make his first start of the season in the Gaelic Grounds on Sunday.

Want to go to some live sport over the four-day weekend?

If the weather stays like this, only a fool would stay on the couch.

# national-hurling-league - Monday 31 March, 2014

29 of our favourite photos from a weekend of brilliant GAA action In Pictures This post contains images

29 of our favourite photos from a weekend of brilliant GAA action

From Croker on Saturday to Cork on Sunday, these are some of our favourite shots.

# national-hurling-league - Saturday 8 March, 2014

Offaly make five changes ahead of Cork encounter

Shane Dooley starts, while Dan Kelleher, Brian Watkins and Sean Gardner are among those missing out.

# national-hurling-league - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Fitzgerald predicts league trouble for Clare

The Banner County manager claims his All-Ireland champions are ‘a mile off the pace’ ahead of their opening Division 1A fixture.

# national-hurling-league - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

‘A reactionary move’: Wexford to fight against proposal to expand Division 1A

Wexford would be left in a much weaker Division 1B next season if the GAA passes new changes to National Hurling League structure.

# national-hurling-league - Friday 26 April, 2013

Ryan targets ‘bragging rights’ ahead of Tipp’s league final

Tipperary assistant Michael Ryan says Brian Cody’s absence won’t have any impact on the National Hurling League final next weekend.

# national-hurling-league - Saturday 16 March, 2013

GAA team sheets: here’s how they’ll line out in the football and hurling this weekend

There’s a bumper programme of league games in both codes this weekend. Here’s what you need to know.

# national-hurling-league - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

Duty calls as ‘Bonner’ Maher to miss Tipp clash with Kilkenny

Maher, who recently joined the army, will be unavailable due to work committments.

# national-hurling-league - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Hurling league and championship set for revamp in 2014

The GAA has outlined the changes being considered for the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship and the National Hurling League.

# national-hurling-league - Monday 7 May, 2012

Five things we learned from the league final

Kilkenny dismantled Cork at Semple Stadium on Sunday but are we any the wiser ahead of this year’s championship?

# national-hurling-league - Saturday 5 May, 2012

Cork and Kilkenny meet again with league title on the line

Jimmy Barry-Murphy is putting his brightest red rag out in front of the Kilkenny bull in a much-anticipated league decider in Thurles tomorrow.

# national-hurling-league - Friday 4 May, 2012

Coleman gets the nod to replace Dónal Óg for Cork

Cork have made three changes ahead of Sunday’s Allianz National Hurling final against Kilkenny.

# national-hurling-league - Tuesday 24 April, 2012

Taking Stick: Rebels with a cause

Cork have been hugely impressive in 2012 as Jimmy Barry-Murphy continues the work of Denis Walsh and sees one of his older heads make the difference against Tipperary

# national-hurling-league - Sunday 22 April, 2012

As it happened: Kilkenny v Clare, National Hurling League Division 1A semi-final

Davy Fitzgerald’s side looked to build on their victory over Limerick when they took on the imposing Cats at Semple stadium.

Close encounters: Tipp ready for another tight contest with JBM’s Rebels

Noel McGrath says there’ll be nothing to choose between the sides when Tipperary and Cork clash in the Division 1A semi-finals this afternoon.

Taking stick: league semi-finals preview

Declan Ryan is finishing the league without having fielded his best team while Kilkenny, Cork and Clare all have cases to think they can start the season with silverware

# national-hurling-league - Saturday 21 April, 2012

Larkin encourages Cats squad to pounce on opportunity

Clare have earned the right to be respected ahead of tomorrow’s NHL semi-final, Kilkenny captain Eoin Larkin says.

# national-hurling-league - Friday 20 April, 2012

Quinlan tips native Tipperary

The former Munster and Ireland back-row says Cork are improving under Jimmy Barry-Murphy but believes the Premier side have the edge

# national-hurling-league - Thursday 19 April, 2012

It’s D-Day (again): Galway name team for relegation replay

Iarla Tannian returns as one of three changes in the Galway hurling side to face Dublin on Saturday.

# national-hurling-league - Sunday 15 April, 2012

Canning preaches patience for Galway’s youth project

Galway’s hurlers are still only getting to know each other as they face into this afternoon’s Division 1A relegation play-off against Dublin, forward Joe Canning says.

# national-hurling-league - Friday 13 April, 2012

Win or bust: Dubs and Galway name sides for relegation decider

Anthony Daly and Anthony Cunningham have named vastly changed sides for Sunday’s Division 1A relegation play-off.

# national-hurling-league - Thursday 12 April, 2012

Don’t call it a comeback: Canning says he won’t be ready for relegation decider

Joe Canning admits that he’s unlikely to play any part in Sunday’s Division 1A relegation play-off against Dublin.

# national-hurling-league - Sunday 8 April, 2012

Perfect Fitz: Davy’s Clare leave it late to beat Limerick

Clare snatched promotion to Division 1A with a thrilling two-point win against Limerick.

# national-hurling-league - Monday 2 April, 2012

League draw: Tipp and Cork back in Thurles as Dubs face Galway in Tullamore

The places and times have been sorted out for the league finals, semi-final and relegation clashes

Taking stick: Five things we learned from the weekend’s NHL

The five regulation rounds of the NHL are over so it’s time to take stock of five issues that inspired the pitter-patter of our grey matter – such as Waterford’s fight and Galway’s lack thereof.

# national-hurling-league - Sunday 1 April, 2012

As it happened: Kilkenny v Galway, NHL

The oddity of this year’s NHL format meant that both teams entered this fixture uncertain of progressing. Which way did the pendulum swing? Review our coverage to find out.

How it stands: here’s what each county needs from the final round of National Hurling League games

In case you missed it earlier in the week, we’ve done the maths for you.

What crisis? Dublin hurlers plan to keep calm and carry on

Dublin are facing into a Division 1A relegation play-off but there’s no need to panic, says Dublin forward Ryan O’Dwyer.

# national-hurling-league - Friday 30 March, 2012

GAA throw-in: here’s how they’ll line out in the National Hurling League this weekend GAA

GAA throw-in: here’s how they’ll line out in the National Hurling League this weekend

With promotion and relegation races set to go to the wire, here are the line-ups for the final round of NHL games.

# national-hurling-league - Wednesday 28 March, 2012

Taking stick: Clare looking big for their age

Davy Fitzgerald’s team have targeted promotion and a league title with his exciting young side but they need only look at neighbours Limerick in 2011 for warning signs

# national-hurling-league - Monday 26 March, 2012

State of Play: here’s how the promotion and relegation races look in the National Hurling League

Life doesn’t have to be complicated. Here’s what the different counties need from their final game.

# national-hurling-league - Saturday 24 March, 2012

As it happened: Dublin v Tipperary, National Hurling League

We went minute-by-minute, as Dublin looked to recover from their extraordinary loss last week, as they took on Tipperary.

# national-hurling-league - Friday 23 March, 2012

Welcome home: McGrath joins Waterford backroom team

It seems Ken McGrath just couldn’t stay away from inter-county hurling.

Feelin’ blue: Daly changes three for Tipp test

Gary Maguire, Alan McCrabbe and Eamon Dillon all start for Dublin against Tipperary tomorrow night.

GAA throw-in: here’s how they’ll line out in the National Hurling League this weekend

It’s shaping up to be a good ‘un, folks. Here’s all the latest team news from the National Hurling League.

# national-hurling-league - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

Taking stick: Ryan can turn Waterford’s nightmare start around

The stats from Waterford’s opening three league games are bleak, writes Shane Stapleton, but all is not lost for Michael Ryan and the Decies.

# national-hurling-league - Sunday 18 March, 2012

National Hurling League as it happened: Cork v Galway

We went minute-by-minute as Galway took on Cork in the Allianz League.

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