Category Archives: Hurling

Shane McGrath Feature: The Backdoor GAA – February 22 2021

Shane McGrath ‘the medals are nice but the friendships are more important’ By Daire Walsh Despite finishing his stellar inter-county senior hurling career with an All-Ireland championship, five Munster titles and a National Hurling League crown, the mind of Tipperary’s … Continue reading

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Anthony Nash Club Transfer Piece: The Backdoor GAA – January 12 2021

Anthony Nash Set For Transfer To South Liberties In Limerick By Daire Walsh Just a few short weeks after announcing his retirement from inter-county hurling, Cork’s Anthony Nash finds himself back in the headlines. According to various reports that circulated … Continue reading

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Joe McDonagh Cup Final: Antrim V Kerry – The Backdoor GAA – December 14 2020

Joe McDonagh Cup Final: Antrim Secure Title In Dogged Battle With Kerry ANTRIM 0-22 KERRY 1-17 By Daire Walsh Ciaran Clarke registered a superb haul of 0-11 at Croke Park on Sunday to propel Antrim towards their maiden Joe McDonagh Cup title. … Continue reading

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All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Final: Key Match-Ups – The Backdoor GAA – December 10 2020

All-Ireland SHC Final: Key Match-Ups By Daire Walsh When it comes to All-Ireland finals – regardless of the grade or code in question – the ability of each team to get their match-ups right invariably has a huge bearing on … Continue reading

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Joe McDonagh Cup Final Preview: Antrim V Kerry – The Backdoor GAA – December 10 2020

Joe McDonagh Cup Final Preview: Antrim And Kerry Clash At Croke Park By Daire Walsh A double prize is up for grabs at Croke Park on Sunday afternoon when Antrim and Kerry clash in the Joe McDonagh Cup final (throw-in … Continue reading

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Joe McDonagh Cup Round Five Round-Up: The Backdoor GAA – November 28 2020

Joe McDonagh Cup: Antrim To Face Kerry In Final; Westmeath End Season On A High By Daire Walsh ANTRIM will face Kerry in the Joe McDonagh Cup final on December 13 after the Saffrons rounded off the group stages of … Continue reading

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Conor McKeon Interview (Ballyboden St Enda’s & Connacht): The Tallaght Echo – November 26 2020

McKeon looking to cement his place in Boden team By Daire Walsh WITH a full year of competitive hurling now under his belt, Ballyboden St Enda’s star Conor McKeon is hoping to scale greater heights in 2021. After announcing his retirement … Continue reading

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Joe McDonagh Cup Round Five Preview: The Backdoor GAA – November 26 2020

Joe McDonagh Cup Preview: Antrim Expected To Confirm Final Spot Against Kerry By Daire Walsh Antrim will be look to seal their place in the Joe McDonagh Cup final on December 13 when they face Meath at Páirc Tailteann, Navan … Continue reading

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All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Semi-Final Preview: Kilkenny V Waterford – The Backdoor GAA – November 26 2020

All-Ireland SHC Semi-Final Preview: Kilkenny And Waterford Face Off In Fascinating Duel ALL-IRELAND SENIOR HURLING CHAMPIONSHIP SEMI-FINAL PREVIEW: KILKENNY V WATERFORD By Daire Walsh An All-Ireland semi-final in late November at Croke Park may not have been what the hurlers … Continue reading

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Joe McDonagh Cup: Westmeath V Meath – The Backdoor GAA – November 21 2020

Joe McDonagh Cup: Westmeath Overcome Neighbours Meath In Entertaining Group Stage Clash WESTMEATH 2-20 MEATH 1-19 By Daire Walsh Westmeath came good in the closing moments to record a four-point victory over neighbours Meath in the group stages of the … Continue reading

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