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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

Spotlight: Cometh The Hour, Cometh The Mackey

They’ll have to do it all again next week but for now, we can revel in yet another cracking contest in the Ulster Football Championship. Cavan and Armagh played out a thrilling 1-14 to 0-17 draw at Clones on Sunday and the two sides will meet again this weekend to determine who will face either Donegal or Tyrone in this …

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Neil Lennon Officially Signs With Celtic For Shot At Ten-In-A-Row

Neil Lennon has signed a 12-month rolling contract and will remain at Celtic following the club’s historic ‘treble treble‘ success last weekend.  The County Armagh man, who managed Celtic between 2010 and 2014, will now get his shot at securing a historic ten-in-a-row for the Glasgow club having previously started the run back in the 2011-2012 season. Lennon took over …

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Kerry’s Magic Full-Forward Line Can Adapt Their Style To Any Game

Kerry are out on Saturday for their first championship match of 2019 when they take on Clare in the Munster SFC semi-final at Cusack Park, Ennis. The Kingdom announced their starting XV earlier this week and purists around the country are already purring at the thought of a full-forward line containing Paul Geaney, James O’Donoghue and David Clifford. It’s a …

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Damien Comer Out Of Connacht Final But Hopeful Of Paul Conroy Return

Damien Comer has confirmed that he is unlikely to be fit to play in next month’s Connacht final when Galway defend their crown against Roscommon for the fourth year running.  The Galway captain underwent surgery following an ankle fracture he sustained in a charity soccer game over Christmas and while the Annaghdown man isn’t ruling anything out, he admits at …

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Corry’s Corner: Donegal Are Wasting Michael Murphy’s Talents

September 23, 2012 It’s All-Ireland final day in Croke Park and Gaelic football’s showpiece event has taken on an extra special meaning. There was no Kerry for just the second time in eight years. Dublin had faltered, while Cork and Tyrone had regressed. Donegal faced Mayo in a game that guaranteed history. Either Mayo were finally going to break the …

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Former Ireland International Steven Reid Part Of Scotland Backroom Team

Former Ireland international, Steven Reid, has been named as part of Steve Clarke’s backroom team in the new-look Scotland set-up. Clarke was appointed as Scotland boss following an impressive season in the SPFL that saw them finish third behind old firm rivals, Celtic and Rangers. The 55-year-old named his first squad today ahead of the upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers with …

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GAA Stock Watch: Arise David Gough, Sit Down Joe Brolly

It was a busy weekend in the Football Championship with plenty to dissect following shock wins, drab encounters and talk of two-tiers. Roscommon pulled off their first win in Castlebar since 1986 to condemn Mayo to the qualifiers. Dublin, as expected, got their campaign off to a facile 26-point win over Louth while Tyrone had 16 to spare against Antrim …

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One-Sided Wins, Two-Tiered Systems & Three Cheers For Roscommon

Gaelic football took centre stage this weekend in the absence of the Munster Hurling Championship as fans around the country were treated to a host of provincial championship clashes. The standard on show most definitely varied from county to county. As expected, Dublin and Tyrone strolled to easy wins over Louth and Antrim respectively, while Fermanagh made Donegal sweat for …

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GAA Round-Up: Honours Even In Salthill & Tullamore

No shocks in the GAA Championship today but plenty of talking points following draws in both the Leinster Football and Hurling Championships.  In the weekends only Liam MacCarthy Cup fixture, Galway and Wexford played out to a draw in Salthill while Longford and Kildare were forced into extra-time in Tullamore before finishing level. Elsewhere, It was a case of third …

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Conclusions Following Donegal’s Drab Win Over Fermanagh

Fermanagh 0-9 Donegal 0-15 Donegal were made to work for it but in the end, they overcame Fermanagh with six points to spare at Brewster Park this afternoon.  The Tir Conaill men got off to a slow start as they struggled to cope with Fermanagh’s defensive wall, however, they just had too much quality for last year’s Ulster finalists in …

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GAA Round-Up: Routine Wins For Dublin & Tyrone But Mayo Fall

The GAA Football Championship took centre stage on Saturday with plenty of All-Ireland contenders in action.  Dublin and Tyrone both recorded routine victories to book their spots in provincial semi-finals. However, Mayo fell to a one-point defeat against Roscommon in a cracking contest in Castlebar. Meath swatted aside the challenge of Carlow in the days’ other football game. Meanwhile, in …

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