All Ireland Senior Hurling Semi-Final: Galway vs. Tipperary

The first of the All Ireland Senior Hurling Semi-Finals takes place this Sunday. NHL champions Galway take on reigning All Ireland Champions Tipperary in an eagerly anticipated tussle. Hawkeye Sidekick looks at both teams and wonders if this Galway’s time to deliver. Offense wins games, defense wins championships The often used cliche but I think … More All Ireland Senior Hurling Semi-Final: Galway vs. Tipperary

All Ireland Football Qualifier – Review

We now know all the teams who will feature in the All Ireland Quarter Finals. Monaghan and Armagh advance after stern examinations from defeated provincial finalists Down and Kildare respectively. Hawkeye Sidekick reflects on the action. Monaghan second half display key The eight point margin of victory for Monaghan at the end of this contest … More All Ireland Football Qualifier – Review

All Ireland Senior Football Quarter Final Preview

Sunday sees the first of the All Ireland Senior Football quarter finals. Kerry take on West Coast rivals Galway and Connacht football kingpins Roscommon take on a battle hardened Mayo outfit. Hawkeye Sidekick previews the action. Can Galway stifle Kerry’s attacking play to upset the odds? Galway enters this contest wondering realistically where they are … More All Ireland Senior Football Quarter Final Preview

All Ireland Senior Football Qualifiers – Weekend Preview

It will be a busy weekend on the Gaelic Football front. Two qualifiers on Saturday to see who will face Dublin or Tyrone in the last eight of the All Ireland. Sunday sees Kerry take on West Coast rivals Galway and Mayo lock horns against Roscommon at Croke Park. Hawkeye Sidekick previews the action on … More All Ireland Senior Football Qualifiers – Weekend Preview

All Ireland Senior Hurling Qualifiers Review

The joy and the anguish were in full view this past weekend at the splendid Pairc Ui Chaoimh venue. Wins for Tipperary and Waterford and losses for Clare and Wexford which will irritate for some months to go. Hawkeye Sidekick reflects on the action. Splendid Pairc Ui Chaoimh Kudos to everyone involved with the redevelopment … More All Ireland Senior Hurling Qualifiers Review