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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
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Benny Tierney On Why He Wouldn’t Survive The Modern Game

If you’re a GAA fan sitting at home idle on this sunny Bank Holiday Monday under lockdown you could do worse than tune in to BBC Radio Ulster’s Sportsound Extra Time this evening.  The weekly show, hosted by Nikki Gregg, focuses on the big stories of the week as well as in-depth interviews with some of the biggest names in …

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Can You Get Top Marks In This Big Fat GAA Quiz Of The Nineties?

Time to test your knowledge of one of the most enjoyable decades in GAA history. What we want to know is how well you remember the 1990s. Between Ulster’s renaissance and hurling’s unpredictability, it is a decade that lives long in the memory of GAA fans. We’ve compiled a list of 20 questions from encompassing both hurling and football between …

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eoin liston

Forgotten Friday: How Eoin Liston Changed The Course Of History

There are many cult-heroes in GAA folklore, but perhaps none made such a telling impact and changed the course of history like Kerry’s, Eoin ‘Bomber’ Liston. The big Beale man failed to make the Kerry minor panel and didn’t make his inter-county bow until he lined out for the U21’s in 1977 where they defeated Cork and Down en route …

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Name Every All-Ireland Winning Captain Of The 21st Century

How good is your Gaelic football knowledge?  Since the turn of the century, 13 different men have climbed the steps of the Hogan Stand and hoisted the Sam Maguire Cup above their head proudly etching their names into county folklore. What we want to know is, how many of them can you name? We’ve given you the year, you give …

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The Twickenham Win That Sparked A New Chapter For Irish Rugby

Originally published February 14, 2020 _____ Ireland versus England is one of the most storied rivalries in rugby and while their battles in the modern game have increasingly become championship defining clashes, it is important to remember that this was not always the case. There was once a time that when the two nations squared up against one another in …

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paul mescal gaa

“Normal People” Star Still Harbours Hopes Of Return To GAA

Normal People star, Paul Mescal, remains hopeful that he will one day be able to return to GAA club duty, however, the former Kildare minor captain admits it is unlikely given the trajectory of his career thus far. The Maynooth actor made headlines around the nation following the premiere of the much-discussed Irish-based TV drama which aired on BBC and …

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james gallagher

James Gallagher “Definitely In That Mix” For World Title Fight

James Gallagher has fast become one of the top young attractions in MMA with his famed 3Arena headlined events consistently selling out and delivering an incredible night of action for a boisterous Irish crowd. Gallagher’s rise through the Bellator bantamweight division hit a snag in the road following his sole loss to Ricky Bandejas in 2018, however, the “Strabanimal” has …

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Can You Get Top Marks In This Big Fat GAA Quiz Of The 2010s?

How well do you remember the GAA decade we just left behind? It ended with Dublin’s dominance being reaffirmed and Tipperary returning to the top of the hurling summit but what do you know about the other nine seasons? We’ve compiled a list of 20 questions, encompassing both hurling and football between the years 2010 and 2019. It is tough …

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Narrative Reflects Poorly On Memorable Decade Of Football

Article originally published September 29, 2019. _____ The decade belongs to the Dubs. That much cannot be disputed. A team that was once viewed as a band of also-rans are now running away with it and show no signs of stopping after seven All-Ireland titles in ten seasons. We aren’t going to discuss the ins and outs of “financial doping” …

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