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Michael Corry

Sports Journalist based in Dublin. Hit me up if you have a unique story to tell. Email: michael@punditarena.com Twitter: @Corry_10 Instagram: @Corry_10

GAA Stock Watch: Gallagher On The Up While Geezer Takes A Tumble

Following another epic weekend of Allianz Football League action we now get a clearer picture of how the four divisions are shaping up ahead of the final two fixtures. There were plenty of talking points following the weekend’s action. Sligo are now a confirmed Division 4 team following an eight-point defeat to Westmeath. Leitrim and Derry are going in the …

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Mickey Burke: Playing Both Codes Can Become Fashionable Again

Versatile Meath man, Mickey “The Honeybadger” Burke, has been representing Meath footballers since 2004 and is the last remaining link to Sean Boylan. Since his debut under county royalty, he’s always been ahead of the curve. While it’s not uncommon these days to see players covered in tattoos, Burke donned the ink up and down his arm long before having …

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Allianz Football League Four Players To Watch In Round Five

A lot can happen in Round Five of the Allianz Football League as a county’s entire season can sway on one result this weekend. Round Four saw some classy performances. Peter Harte was majestic in Tyrone’s win over Monaghan, Evan Comerford came of age and Donal O’Hare fired Down to the top of the league with a hat-trick. The leagues …

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Despite Vast Experience Clonduff Leaning On Youth Ahead Of Final

Despite having 10 representatives on the Down camogie panel, Clonduff may be looking to their younger camogs for peace and serenity ahead of this weekend’s All-Ireland intermediate club final.  For those 10 this Sunday is almost like returning to the scene of a crime after their last outing in Croke Park ended in a heartbreaking All-Ireland intermediate final defeat to …

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Cian O’Sullivan Still Hungry As Ever Despite His Impressive CV

Cian O’Sullivan returned to the Dublin fold on Saturday evening, playing the full 70 minutes in their comprehensive eight-point win over Mayo. The Kilmacud Crokes defender admits that himself, as well as a host of other Dublin stars, are still working towards full match fitness admitting that Dublin had a ‘short’ January. Speaking at the launch of the AIG Dub …

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Chris Crummey: The Atmosphere In Parnell Park Is Unreal

A lot has been said following Congress last weekend when a motion to deny the Dublin footballers using Croke Park as their home venue was strongly opposed.  Dublin have been using the Jones’ Road venue for all their league and championship home games since 2011 which has ironically coincided with a dominant run that has seen them win six out the …

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Analysing Rob Hennelly’s Croke Park Redemption

Mayo travelled to Croke Park on Saturday evening looking to go four wins from four in Division One of the Allianz Football League. It wasn’t to be for James Horan’s side as they fell to a comprehensive eight-point defeat against a Dublin side who, despite not firing on all cylinders, never really looked in trouble from the get-go. On the …

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Key Talking Points Following Allianz Football League Round Four

We have officially passed the half-way point of the 2019 Allianz Football League and the drama continues to unfold as we enter the home stretch. Dublin got their league back on track with a comprehensive eight-point win over Mayo, while Kerry overcame Galway thanks to a late, late effort from Irish dancing sensation, Tomás Ó Sé. Division Two and Three are …

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Allianz Deep-Dive: Cool Costello & Comerford Causing Gavin Headaches

Brought to you by Allianz, proud sponsors of the Allianz Football & Hurling Leagues. Dublin restored the natural order of the Gaelic footballing landscape last night with a comprehensive eight-point hammering of Mayo in Croke Park. A lot of hype surrounded the game due to Mayo’s hot run of form and Dublin’s perceived lack thereof. However, this game never lived …

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Jim Gavin: “We’ll Play In O’Toole Park, Parnell Park, Any Other Park”

Dublin restored some order to the Gaelic footballing landscape yesterday evening with an assured eight-point victory over Mayo in Croke Park. The All-Ireland champions dominated proceedings from the first whistle onwards and manager Jim Gavin admitted he was satisfied with what he described as a ‘workmanlike’ performance. “Yeah, I think we’ve got to be satisfied at the fact, with the …

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James Horan: “They Were Physical, They Bullied Us A Little Bit”

Mayo boss, James Horan, cut a dejected figure last night following his sides eight-point defeat to Dublin at Croke Park. The Westerners were second best from start to finish on a night where their goalkeeper, Rob Hennelly, was easily their stand-out player scoring two points and making six point-blank saves. Following the performance, Horan lamented the number of turnovers Mayo conceded …

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