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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 marisa@punditarena.com or on Twitter
Johnny Glynn

Johnny Glynn Joins Backroom Team Of New York Footballers

All-Ireland winning hurler with Galway Johnny Glynn has joined the backroom team of the New York footballers for the 2020 campaign. Glynn has been based in New York for three years but travels back every summer to feature for the Galway senior hurlers. Having missed the 2016 season with Galway, Glynn featured for the New York footballers and was part …

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Sigerson Cup

Full Draw For The 2020 Electric Ireland Sigerson & Fitzgibbon Cups

The draw for the 2020 Electric Ireland Fitzgibbon and Sigerson Cups has taken place as UCC go on the hunt to retain their titles in both codes.  Last year’s Fitzgibbon Cup winners UCC have been drawn in Group C alongside Cork rivals CIT and last year’s semi-finalists, NUIG. This year’s group of death sees 2017 winners Mary Immaculate College drawn …

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Joey Carbery

Joey Carbery In Line For Return For Thomond Park Leinster Clash

Munster must face into back-to-back clashes against reigning European champions Saracens without the services of experienced out-half, Tyler Bleyendaal. Following a bright start to the season, Bleyendaal was ruled out of their European clash with Racing 92 with neck stiffness and the province confirmed that he will be rested for a number of weeks in order to take “every precaution …

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Bundee Aki

Boost For Connacht As Bundee Aki Signs Contract Extension

Ireland international Bundee Aki has signed a contract extension with Connacht that will see him remain at the province until 2023. Aki’s current deal runs out in the summer and there was speculation that the star centre was considering a move abroad with a number of French teams thought to be sniffing around. However, the IRFU and Connacht have confirmed …

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Emery Arsenal

Arsenal Sack Unai Emery Following Poor Run Of Form

Arsenal have announced the departure of Unai Emery as manager following their poor run of form in the Premier League and in Europe this season.  The London side recorded a 2-1 defeat to Eintracht Frankfurt in the Europa League on Thursday night, leaving them without a win in their last seven matches.  Arsenal currently sit in eighth place in the …

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Bundee Aki Connacht

Bundee Aki “Getting Closer” To Renewing Connacht Contract

Ireland international Bundee Aki is “getting closer” to a new contract with Connacht, according to head coach Andy Friend.  There was speculation that the 29-year-old was considering a move away from the Irish province when his current contract finishes up in the summer with a number of French clubs reportedly interested in the Connacht star. However, it now seems the …

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Seamus Kennedy commercials

Commercials Fully Respect Nemo Following Bank Holiday Wake-Up Call

Four years ago, Clonmel Commercials recorded a dramatic win over Nemo Rangers in the Munster club football final but situations have changed for both sides since that meeting.  The Tipperary club have failed to reach the provincial decider since while Nemo claimed the title in 2017 and progressed to the All-Ireland final that season. The gulf between the sides was …

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Austin Gleeson

“There Were Times When I Was Saying, ‘Why Am I Bothering?”

It took a summer away from hurling to reinvigorate Austin Gleeson’s love for the sport when he had been previously questioning if it was all worth it.  It’s a surprise to hear that a 24-year-old who has been a central figure in his county’s senior side for years would question his commitment to hurling but that was the situation Gleeson …

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Peter O'Mahony JJ Hanrahan

Peter O’Mahony: “He’d Be Disappointed Himself But He Shouldn’t Be”

Munster captain Peter O’Mahony has praised the performance of out-half JJ Hanrahan during his side’s Champions Cup draw with Racing 92 in Thomond Park on Saturday. The Kerry man kicked 11 of Munster’s 21-point haul, including a monster conversion to level the game following Andrew Conway’s late try. Hanrahan had an opportunity to steal the win for Johann van Graan’s …

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