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Pundit Arena’s All-Star Hurling XV From Championship To Date

Hurling Championship

With a break in the All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship, we have a moment to catch our breath and reflect on what has been an intriguing competition thus far.  We have experienced huge shocks in the championship already, not least Galway’s exit in the provincial stages at the hands of Dublin, and Mattie Kenny’s sides subsequent loss to Laois which …

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MacKenna On Monday: USA Have Been Pompous & Arrogant But That’s Okay

As tough as it can be to utter out loud, there’s no denying that Alex Morgan was completely correct. With the United States’ deserved semi-final victory belonging to the past, and most eyes turning to yesterday’s World Cup decider, there were still those that wouldn’t let it go. Some English players claimed upset around her tea-sipping celebration (and that moment …

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MacKenna On Monday: The People Are Fed Up With Dublin’s Advantage

Brian Fenton Brian Howard Dublin Leinster Final 2019

There’s a scattering of straws… Tyrone’s reversion to 15-behind-the-ball counter-attacking football might suddenly be good enough when it was nowhere near good enough a year ago. Kerry’s youth might grow up in a flash when in 2018 they were too green to make even the last four and today are more at Cork’s level. Thus there’s clutching… Donegal winning one …

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Modestas Bukauskas Calm & Confident Ahead Of CW106 Title-Shot Tonight

Highly-touted prospect Modestas Bukauskas spoke to Pundit Arena ahead of his first shot at Cage Warriors gold at tonight’s massive CW106 show in London. Gegard Mousasi, Joanna Jedrzejczyk, Michael Bisping, Dan Hardy, Conor McGregor. All household names who had at one time or another fought under the Cage Warriors banner. All fighters who eventually used the platform as a springboard …

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Corry’s Corner: Dublin Don’t Need Diarmuid Connolly But We Do

Deep down we all knew once the Leinster SFC got underway and Diarmuid Connolly wasn’t in the Dublin panel that the likelihood of him making a grandiose return was slim to none. Despite Jim Gavin’s repeated sentiment that the Dublin camp has a year-round open door policy, once Rory O’Carroll returned on the eve of Championship and Connolly didn’t, the …

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GAA Stock Watch: Spin Doctor Morrissey Pales In Comparison To Cantwell

mrty morrissey

The Gaelic football provincial series came to a less than dramatic conclusion on Sunday as Dublin collected their ninth Leinster SFC title in a row following a facile 16-point win over Meath. The game followed a less than spectacular finish to a rip-roaring Ulster campaign as Donegal swatted aside the Cavan challenge in Clones to lift their fifth provincial championship …

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Pundit Arena’s 2019 Provincial All-Star Awards

The provincial series has ended for another year and with that, it’s time to reflect on what was a strange provincial season overall. As expected, Kerry and Dublin picked up their seventh and ninth provincial crowns in a row. Dublin’s was as challenging (not very) as ever while Cork left us all with a huge smile on our faces Saturday …

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