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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
mossy quinn

“Everything Seemed To Come Naturally To Jimmy”

When Electric Ireland sat down to choose brand ambassadors for this year’s Minor Football Championship they couldn’t have picked a better advocate than Tomás ‘Mossy’ Quinn. Of course, Mossy is remembered as the livewire corner-forward who was deadly accurate from placed balls during an era where Dublin weren’t exactly winning All-Irelands but were still stars of the show. From the …

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tom o'sullivan

Tom O’Sullivan – The Big Game Player Set For The Biggest Of Stages

When the voting committee sits down come the season’s end to select the All-Star awards for 2019, there are some controversial decisions to be made. There are the obvious shoo-ins as well, such as Kerry’s Stephen O’Brien and David Moran and Dublin’s Con O’Callaghan and Paul Mannion. However, there’s no bigger shoo-in for an All-Star in 2019 than Dingle’s own …

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all-ireland final

Pundit Arena Roundtable: Inter-County Stars Predict All-Ireland Final

All week long we’ve been speaking to some of the stars of the inter-county game to get their thoughts on tomorrow’s All-Ireland football final involving Dublin and Kerry. Dublin are attempting to achieve and unprecedented fifth successive title while Kerry look to stop Jim Gavin’s side and extend their place atop the roll of honour with 38 titles. We also …

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Dublin Name Starting XV That Will Go For Five-In-A-Row

Dublin have named their side to face Kerry in tomorrow’s All-Ireland SFC final. Stephen Cluxton, as per usual, starts in goal where he will look to collect a sixth All-Ireland title as captain, a truly remarkable feat. David Byrne keeps his place at right corner-back with Jonny Cooper and Mick Fitzsimons alongside him. James McCarthy is named at centre-back where …

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tommy walsh

Tommy Walsh – A Career Come Full Circle

“Wouldn’t it be unreal? Tommy Walsh, the Séamus Darby and his father and all playing (in 82). It makes to be a great headline but that’s the beauty about this final. I think there are so many plots and subplots. “You live in the hope that there will be another Séamus Darby on the day. That gives us hope below …

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mickey burke roundtable

Mickey Burke Has His Say On The Future Of Football & Hurling

All-Ireland final weekend is finally upon us. In two days, Dublin and Kerry go head-to-head in a Sam Maguire decider that means so much to both counties given what’s on the line. All week-long as part of of our Pundit Arena Roundtable we’ve been speaking to inter-county stars from each corner of the country and getting their thoughts this weekend’s …

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aphiwe dyantyi

South African Winger Charged With Multiple Anti-Doping Offences

Springboks winger Aphiwe Dyantyi has been dealt a blow with the news that his B-sample which was tested for banned substances came back positive according to sources. The South African Institute for Drug Free Sport have confirmed the news. This follows Dyantyi testing positive for a prohibited substance on July 2. The 2018 World Rugby Breakthrough Player of the Year, …

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Electric Final In Store As The Rebels Take On The Tribesmen

In association with What a weekend we have in store as Cork and Galway do battle in the Electric Ireland All-Ireland Minor Football Final in Croke Park on Sunday.  It is not the final many would have been expecting as both sides were slight underdogs heading into their semi-final showdowns with Mayo and Kerry respectively. Cork put in a strong …

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vinnie murphy

Vinnie Murphy: How Kerry Renewed His Love Following Dublin Exile

“Vinnie’s going to get you, Vinnie’s going to get you.” Vinnie Murphy recounts a tale of leaving a Kerry nightclub back in the early 2000s shortly after his second retirement from inter-county football. He travelled south to play in the famous Páidí Ó Sé tournament and after being hammered by hosts, An Ghaeltacht, they flocked to one of the many …

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Brian Fenton – On The Brink Of Untouchable

The midfielder is the most iconic position in all of Gaelic football but who is the best to ever play it? There are a tonne of legends out there – Darragh Ó’Sé, Anthony Tohill, Jack O’Shea and Brian Mullins to name just a few among the many. It’s an impossible question to answer and one that can hardly be measured …

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emlyn mulligan

Emlyn Mulligan Has An Interesting Take On How To Fix The Super 8s

Sure we couldn’t have a review of the 2019 season without speaking to someone from Leitrim.  The O’Rourke County had a year to remember gaining promotion from Division 4 of the Allianz Football League for the first time in 13 years while the hurling side collected Croke Park silverware by winning this year’s Lory Meagher Cup. When the topic of …

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major history dublin

Major History: How Heartbreak For Dublin Started A Blue Wave

In association with For Galway and Cork, this must be the longest week of their lives as they gear up for this Sunday’s Electric Ireland All-Ireland Minor Football Final in Croke Park.  The two squads have trained all season long for their one shot at glory and a chance to write their names into the record books as All-Ireland champions. …

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dublin kerry moments

Five Iconic Moments In Ten Years Of The Dublin/Kerry Rivalry

Dublin and Kerry meet once again this weekend in what is sure to be a historic All-Ireland final. Either Dublin will become the first to complete the five-in-a-row or Kerry will pull off the game’s greatest win since Offaly denied the Kingdom in their own quest for five successive titles in 1982. It’s an age-old rivalry but it’s interesting to …

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