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Marisa Kennedy

Marisa Kennedy
Marisa is a Digital Journalist with Pundit Arena. She is a former reporter with Sporting Limerick and is a huge fan of the GAA. You can contact her at [email protected] or on Twitter
Allianz Hurling League

Allianz Hurling League Round-Up: Cork Get Off The Mark

It was a busy evening in the Allianz Hurling League with important results for Cork and Laois in Division 1A and 1B respectively.  The result in the top flight now means that five counties lie on two points though Kilkenny, Wexford and Tipperary have a game in hand. Division 1B has all but taken shape with Waterford maintaining their 100 …

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Trench Cup

Exclusive: 2018 Champions Mary I Ejected From Trench Cup

Reigning Trench Cup champions, Mary Immaculate College, have been ejected from the competition without warning due to a fixtures debacle, according to their captain, James McNeive. Following a series of events, Mary I were unable to fulfil their quarter-final fixture with GMIT and were subsequently removed from the competition though they have not received official confirmation from the governing board, …

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Kevin Cassidy: “I Thought My Chance Was Gone”

At 37 years of age, Kevin Cassidy thought his chances of challenging for an All Ireland football medal were well behind him. The Gaoth Dobhair man was dropped from Jim McGuinness’ squad in 2011 after contributing to a book entitled ‘This Is Our Year’, and thus missed out on his county’s first All Ireland in 20 years back in 2012. Seven …

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McFadden Returns To Full Training As Leinster Issue Injury Update

Leinster winger, Fergus McFadden, has returned to full team training as the province continue preparations for Saturday’s PRO14 clash with Zebre in Stadio Zaffanella.  The 32-year-old hasn’t featured since suffering a “high grade” hamstring injury during a training session in mid-October. McFadden will be assessed as the week goes on but could be available to feature in this weekend’s game. …

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Zebo: Hopefully Greig Doesn’t Get Poite Reffing Him At World Cup

Simon Zebo says it’s “good to watch” teams playing on the edge when they target key players like Johnny Sexton, while he admitted that he thought Romain Poite reffed Saturday’s game well.  The Ireland out-half took a heavy hit from Allan Dell and left the field after just 24 minutes for a head injury assessment, which he subsequently failed. As …

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Charleville Will Dust Themselves Down For Cork Senior Championship

Charleville manager, John Moloney, has insisted that his side will dust themselves down and “go again” as they prepare for the Cork senior hurling championship. The North Cork side coughed up a six-point half-time lead to lose the AIB All Ireland Intermediate final to Oranmore Maree in Croke Park yesterday. Despite a goal from Andrew Cagney and 10-points from the …

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“They Got Away With It Years Ago But They Got Caught Today”

Oranmore Maree became the first ever Galway intermediate club to be crowned All Ireland champions following their six-point win over Charleville of Cork yesterday. County star, Niall Burke was in sensational form for his club, finishing with a tally of 1-11 as Oranmore overturned a six-point deficit to win by six in Croke Park, despite the best efforts of Darragh …

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1-11 For Burke As Oranmore Crowned Intermediate Champions

Charleville 1-15 Oranmore Maree 2-18 Reporting by Marisa Kennedy in Croke Park Oranmore Maree are the AIB All Ireland intermediate hurling club champions as a stunning second half comeback saw them overcome Charleville in Croke Park. Niall Burke finished the game on a tally of 1-11 as the Galway side overturned a six-point deficit, aided by two Chareville red cards …

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Dunnamaggin Crowned Champions Following Thriller With Blayney

Castleblayney 1-13 Dunnamaggin 1-17 Reporting by Marisa Kennedy in Croke Park Dunnamaggin are the AIB junior hurling club champions following a nervy four-point win over Castleblayney of Monaghan in Croke Park this afternoon. It was far from the expected easy win for the Kilkenny side as Castleblayney dominated the final stages of the opening half to lead by two points …

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