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20 hurling defensive moments that defined All-Ireland greatness

The great goals and points you’ll remember. The saves, catches, clearances and hooks might take a little longer to bring back to life. But over the last half-century All-Ireland hurling titles have been shaped and defined by defensive moments, some of which have faded from the memory of many. Colm Keys lists the top 20 defensive moments that are among the best for technique and context

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JJ Delaney hooks goal-bound Séamus Callanan. Photo: Brendan Moran / Sportsfile

JJ Delaney hooks goal-bound Séamus Callanan. Photo: Brendan Moran / Sportsfile

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JJ Delaney hooks goal-bound Séamus Callanan. Photo: Brendan Moran / Sportsfile

1 JJ Delaney hooks goal-bound Séamus Callanan

2014 All-Ireland final replay

Kilkenny v Tipperary