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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

Kerry Turn It On Late To Qualify For All-Ireland Semi-Final

Kerry 1-12 Tyrone 0-9 O’Connor Park played host to the meeting of Tyrone and Kerry in the quarter-finals of the Electric Ireland All-Ireland Minor Football Championship. It was a nervous opening 15 minutes as both sides struggled for scores and made uncharacteristic mistakes. At the midway point of the first half, Tyrone led by 0-2 to 0-1 with two Luke …

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Were Limerick Denied A 65 And A Chance At A Replay?

Kilkenny reached their first All-Ireland decider since 2016 this evening after defeating Limerick by a single point in Croke Park.  It was a gripping contest with many ups and downs. For large parts of the first half, it seemed as though Brian Cody’s men were going to run away with it such was the dominant fashion with which they went …

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Galway Goals Help Sink Kildare To Set-Up Semi-Final Clash

Kildare 0-15 Galway 2-17 It was Galway who were singing come the end of this Electric Ireland All-Ireland Minor Football quarter-final clash in Pearse Park following an eight-point win over Kildare. The Tribesmen got off to the most electric of starts with a goal through midfielder, James McLaughlin, straight from the throw-in. Kildare settled into the game though and responded …

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Mayo Hit Five Majors To Edge Out Dublin In Pearse Park Thriller

Mayo 5-12 Dublin 2-19 Mayo hit five goals but were pushed all the way by Dublin this afternoon in their Electric Ireland All-Ireland Minor Football quarter-final clash in Pearse Park, Longford. The pair seemed to shadowbox in the opening exchanges before wing-forward, Ciaran Mylett settled the nerves for Mayo and kicked the opening score after three minutes. However, it took …

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Preview: D-Day For 11 Counties In Electric Ireland Minor Championship

In association with  What a weekend we have in store in the Electric Ireland All-Ireland Minor Football Championships. Across Saturday and Sunday, we have an absolute feast of knockout championship action to look forward to as the Electric Ireland Minor Football Championships whittles down to just four. Come Sunday evening we will also know what teams are marching on into …

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Rory McIlroy Delighted For Friend and ‘National Hero’ Shane Lowry

Rory McIlroy has expressed his delight that long-time friend, Shane Lowry, won’t be present at this weekend’s WGC-FedEx St Jude Invitational in Memphis as the Offaly man continues celebrating his Open Championship success. Lowry won the 148th Open on Sunday by six shots on Sunday to spark major celebrations throughout the country. Footage emerged of the Offaly man singing songs …

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TG4 Set To Broadcast 10 Live GAA Games This Weekend

TG4 will broadcast 10 live GAA matches across various platforms this weekend. The Irish broadcaster has once again displayed its commitment to putting GAA action on free-to-air television. The broadcaster will broadcast all four Electric Ireland All-Ireland Minor football quarter-finals, starting with Mayo and Dublin on Saturday which will be available to view via the TG4 YouTube account from 3 …

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Iain Henderson Confirmed As New Ulster Rugby Captain

Ulster Rugby have today confirmed that Iain Henderson will take over as club captain for the 2019/2020 season following the retirement of Rory Best. The 27-year-old has previously captained the northern province on numerous occasions and brings a wealth of experience to the role having made 105 appearances for Ulster as well as having represented both Ireland and the British …

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Mo’unga Named At 10 For The All Blacks, Barrett Moved To 15

The All Blacks have named Crusaders’ out-half, Richie Mo’unga, to start against the Springboks for Saturday’s Rugby Championship encounter.  The decision means that two-time World Player of the Year, Beauden Barrett, will make the switch to full-back for this weekend’s South Africa test. New Zealand scraped over the line in last week’s opening round match with Argentina on a scoreline …

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Major Progress: Turning Minor Rejection Into Major Greatness

In association with “Them are the kind of decisions and you’d always be saying to them when you’d be cutting off the panel that it wasn’t an easy decision and you’d hope maybe two or three years down the line they’d come along and prove you wrong and we’d be delighted if that happened.” Former Galway minor manager, Mattie Murphy, …

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Former Ulster Out-Half Named In Wallabies Side For First Time Since 2016

Ex-Ulster player, Christian Lealiifano, has been named in the Wallabies side for the first time since 2016. Lealiifano’s last appearance for Australia came in the 2016 Rugby Championships, however, he was diagnosed with leukaemia weeks later which forced him into an extended break from rugby. Amazingly, Lealiifano returned to Super Rugby action with the Brumbies just 11 months after being …

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The Ryder Cup Is Coming Back To Ireland (Report)

Ireland is to host golf’s most prestigious tournament, the Ryder Cup, in 2026. A deal between the European Tour and the Irish Government was completed just over a week ago and Adare Manor is expected to be named as the host venue later today. News of the decision to let the newly revamped course host one of the biggest events …

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Ireland Embarrass England At Lords After Dream Start

Wow… what a day for Irish cricket. The Ireland cricket team made the short trip across the pond for this morning’s Test match clash with England at the home of cricket, Lords. The scene where Dubliner, Eoin Morgan, captained England to a first-ever World Cup title a little over a week ago. Given the stature of the two competing nations, …

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John Evans Steps Down As Wicklow Football Manager

Popular Kerry man, John Evans, has stepped away from his role as Wicklow senior football boss after two seasons in charge of the Garden County.  Wicklow had a disappointing campaign, gaining just three wins from seven in Division 4 of the Allianz Football League. They then ran Kildare close in the Leinster quarter-final but ultimately fell short before losing to …

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Declan Bonner: “It Is A Ridiculous Rule That Needs To Change”

For those who weren’t glued to Shane Lowry’s incredible victory in the 148th Open Championship in Portrush, there was the small matter of a ding-dong shootout in Croke Park between Kerry and Donegal. In the end, it finished honours even as both sides now turn their attentions to Navan and Castlebar, respectively, in two weeks time. Following the game, Donegal …

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