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John Martin: Déise ready for ultimate step

READY TO ROAR...Waterford can win the All-Ireland, according to John Martin

READY TO ROAR…Waterford can win the All-Ireland, according to John Martin

GAELIC Life hurling columnist has tipped Waterford to finally get over the line in the 2017 All-Ireland Championship.

In his annual predictions, Martin outlines where he sees all the prizes going in the upcoming season.

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“Tipp’ are favourites to retain the MacCarthy Cup and, given their demolition of Kilkenny in the All-Ireland final, and indeed the manner in which they disposed of all comers aside from Galway, only a fool would bet against them,” said Martin.

“Which is why I’m tipping Waterford to win the All-Ireland for the first time since 1959.”

The full column is in today’s Gaelic life, available in shops now or online here.

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