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Offaly Relegated As Kerry Seal Joe McDonagh Cup Status

Offaly have officially been relegated to the third-tier of the championship after being edged out by Kerry in today’s final McDonagh Cup matchup. And while the result of the match that sent Offaly crashing down was a narrow one, there was a massive sense of disappointment to be found in Austin Stack park as Joachim Kelly’s side confirmed their spot …

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Pundit Arena To Broadcast 2019 Union Cup On June 8th & 9th

Pundit Arena and the Union Cup have announced a partnership that will see the innovative Irish sports media house broadcast the 2019 Union Cup on June 8th and 9th. The 2019 Union Cup is Europe’s biggest LGBT+ inclusive rugby tournament with 45 teams from 15 countries expected to take part in the two-day festival at Dublin City University Sports Campus. …

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Ireland Beat England By 42-26 In Strong World Championships Opener

Ireland ran out comfortable winners thanks to a strong second-half showing against England in their U20 World Championship opener. Noel McNamara and co. came into this one with some solid momentum on the back of their U20 Six Nations Grand Slam 2019 victory but after a World Cup last year that saw them disappoint, there was no doubt pressure on the …

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Ireland U-20’s Name Starting XV For England Game Tomorrow

Ireland have named the team that will face off against England in tomorrow’s World Rugby U20’s Championships. Noel McNamara’s men will look to kick off their World Rugby U-20 championship with a win in their opening fixture against neighbours England. The tournament will take place in Argentina between June 4 and 22 and the Irish have been drawn in Pool …

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BOI Celtic Challenge Group G: Leitrim Overcome Mayo In Thriller

It was another entertaining round of action in the 2019 Bank of Ireland Celtic Challenge with Leitrim and Roscommon picking up victories. Leitrim overcame a plucky Mayo side in a game that went back and forth right to the very end, while Roscommon put a gallant Sligo side to the sword. Here is our round-up of this week’s action from …

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BOI Celtic Challenge Group F: Monaghan Take Derby Day Spoils

Group F of the Bank of Ireland Celtic Challenge continued this week with Monaghan travelling to the home of Cavan GAA and coming away with a huge win over their local rivals. Elsewhere in Group F, Louth and Longford played out an entertaining draw in Kells in a game that could have gone either way but a draw probably reflected …

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Mayo Name Their Starting XV For Semi-Final Clash With Roscommon

Mayo manager James Horan has unveiled the fifteen men who will represent his side for their crucial semi-final clash with Roscommon on Saturday. With a spot in the final up for grabs for the winner, Mayo and Roscommon will go to battle over seventy minutes in this weekend’s Connacht Senior Football semi-final in McHale Park. With Galway awaiting the victor …

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Diarmuid O'Sullivan feature Cork

Diarmuid O’Sullivan: I Don’t Remember Someone Being Killed From A Bit Of Handbags!

Diarmuid O’Sullivan has given his take on the changing attitudes in the sport of hurling and how they have an affect on the decisions made by referees. Cork hurling legend and columnist for Paddy Power News Diarmuid O’Sullivan gave his take on the performance of referee Paud O’Dwyer during yesterday’s meeting between themselves and All-Ireland champions Limerick. Citing difference in standards …

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Leona Maguire Claims Five-Stroke Victory At Symetra Classic

Leona Maguire has put herself in prime position to secure a full LPGA tour card for next season after claiming victory at the Symetra Classic. Fans of the 24-year-old were for sure uncertain but no doubt still confident about Maguire’s chances heading into the final round in North Carolina as she stood as one of four golfers tied for the …

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Football championship

Pundit Arena Predicts The 2019 Football Championship

Last week’s games in the Connacht Championship signalled the start of another summer of Gaelic Football action and given what’s at stake this year, it’s all set up to be one of the most exciting in recent years. Dublin have a chance to clinch that elusive five in a row but there are plenty of teams gunning to be their …

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Pundit Arena Predicts The 2019 Hurling Championship

The highly-anticipated hurling championship gets underway this weekend with a number of massive clashes in Munster and Leinster. As well as the obvious ‘who will lift the Liam MacCarthy Cup?’, there are plenty of questions yet to be answered over what we hope will be an exciting summer. Ahead of all the action, Pundit Arena’s GAA journalists Marisa Kennedy and …

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