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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

Owen Mulligan: London Camp On The Same Level As Tyrone

The All-Ireland Championship kicks into gear this weekend when London welcome Galway to McGovern Park, Ruislip, for the quarter-final of the Connacht Senior Football Championship. It’s a tough ask for London taking on last year’s All-Ireland semi-finalists with former player, Owen Mulligan, admitting as much. However, the Tyrone legend was adamant in his assessment that there is no difference between …

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Dublin Handed Huge Boost With Return Of Rory O’Carroll

Dublin have received a huge boost on the eve of the championship with the news that Rory O’Carroll has rejoined the panel. The three-time All-Ireland winner left Ireland following Dublin’s Sam Maguire cup success in 2015 opting to spend the past three seasons travelling and working in New Zealand. Despite Dublin’s continued dominance, O’Carroll’s absence left a huge hole in …

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Debut Boy Rea Proves The Match Winner As Ulster Sink Leinster

Ulster 14 Leinster 13 It may have been a dead rubber match but it proved highly entertaining at the Kingspan Stadium as Ulster defeated Leinster by a single score. Both sides struggled in the opening stages to get a foothold in the game as a swirling wind around the Kingspan Stadium made for an error-strewn game. Fergus McFadden got away …

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Leinster

Watch: “Leinster Play The Game At Its Very Best”

Leinster’s success over the past 10 years since they won their first Heineken Cup in 2009 has seen the support of club grow exponentially.  Ten years on and Leinster stand on the brink of a fifth Heineken Champions Cup and becoming the most successful rugby side in Europe. But it wasn’t always like that… Current kicking coach and head analyst, …

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St Patrick’s Athletic Granted UEFA Licence By FAI

St Patrick’s Athletic have been named as one of four League of Ireland clubs awarded with a UEFA Licence ahead of the 2019/20 UEFA Club competition season. The FAI released a statement on Thursday confirming the news that St. Patrick’s have been granted a licence alongside, Dundalk FC, Cork City and Shamrock Rovers. “The Independent Club Licensing Committee of the …

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Naomh Colmcille “Not Currently Suspended” As Investigation Opens

Donegal GAA today confirmed that Naomh Colmcille have not yet been suspended as an investigation opens into whether they organised an ‘unauthorised tournament’. Following on from yesterday’s news that Donegal club, Naomh Colmcille, had been suspended for eight weeks after running an ‘unauthorised tournament’, the Donegal county board have released a statement confirming that an investigation has opened but that …

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DJ Carey Leads Kilkenny Footballers On Return To Minor Championship

After a three-year hiatus, the Kilkenny footballers returned to the Leinster Minor Football Championship with hurling legend, DJ Carey, at the helm.  Kilkenny have not fielded a team in the grade since April 2016 when they suffered a humiliating defeat at the hands of Wexford. The five-time All-Ireland winner, who also played football with the county, offered up his services …

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“Naomh Colmcille Had Absolutely Nothing To Do With It”

A Donegal councillor has informed Pundit Arena that Naomh Colmcille had nothing to do with the organisation of an ‘unauthorised tournament’ that has seen the club sanctioned with an eight-week ban. On Monday it was reported that the club was hit with a ban by the Donegal Competitions Controls Committee (CCC) meaning all adult teams have been suspended for eight …

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Donegal Club Banned Over Fundraising Event For Member With MND

Donegal club, Naomh Colmcille GAA have appealed an eight-week ban from all adult competitions after being punished for hosting an ‘unauthorised tournament’. The Donegal Competitions Controls Committee (CCC) launched an investigation after Naomh Colmcille held a tournament in February with all the proceeds going to Newtowncunningham man Paul Dillon who was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease (MND). The story has …

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