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All The Key Performers After Round 2 Of The Six Nations

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Round 2 of the Guinness Six Nations has come and gone as we now enter a two-week break until Round 3 kicks off with France hosting Scotland, England travelling to Wales and Italy welcoming Ireland to Rome.  Eddie Jones’ side lead the championship table on 10 points, two points ahead of Wales who also have a 100% record so far. …

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Why The Melee In Tralee Restored Faith In Gaelic Football

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The begrudgers will tell you that Dublin were only at half-pace, that the league doesn’t count or that the championship is already a foregone conclusion anyway. However, let’s take the positives where we can. Last night’s clash between Kerry and Dublin went a long way to restoring some faith that there is life in this game just yet. There was …

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Allianz Football League Round-Up: Shock Results Across Divisions

While there were a number of eye-catching fixtures in Division 1 of the Allianz League this weekend, it was the Division 2 results that stood out as Tipperary recorded a shock win over Donegal while Clare had nine points to spare over Cork. Here is our round-up of this weekend’s Allianz Football League action. _____ Allianz Football League Division 1  Kerry …

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Robert Whittaker Vs. Kelvin Gastelum: Our Official Prediction

UFC 234 is finally upon us and in the night’s main-event, the UFC middleweight title will be on the line as Robert Whittaker takes on Kelvin Gastelum. It’s a middleweight title tilt worth writing home about as the champion Robert Whittaker looks to add the scalp of Kelvin Gastelum to his increasingly long list of conquests. This is an extremely …

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Greenlight: For Aiden O’Brien ‘Irishness’ Was Never A Decision, It Was Natural

So often when it comes to ‘Granny Rule’ players and the Irish national team, many assume the situation is black and white. “We should be picking Irish born players who want to play for Ireland!” “He’s only picking Ireland because he’s not good enough for England!” Familiar cries of foul when talk of an English born footballer representing the country …

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Tomás Ó Sé Doesn’t See Kerry As The Team To Topple Dublin

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There’s a feeling around town that if Dublin are to be stopped in their quest for five All-Ireland’s back-to-back then the side to do it will be the aristocrats of Gaelic football, Kerry. It’s not something that is completely out of left-field. Afterall, they are Gaelic football’s equivalent to the All Blacks or Brazil and they have won the last …

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Six Nations Match Week, As Told By Reggie Corrigan

Brought to you by Vodafone, the official sponsor of the Irish rugby team The lead up to a game in the Six Nations is one filled with passion, tension and excitement. Something former Irish prop Reggie Corrigan is more than familiar with. Here, he gives Pundit Arena his fascinating insight into the highs and lows of being a part of …

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Win Or Lose Naomh Éanna Are Already Victorious

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For Naomh Éanna of Glengormley in the north of Belfast, Saturday’s All-Ireland intermediate final represents a chance to create history. Their story has been shared far and wide, not least by Pundit Arena who documented the club’s tragic history in the lead up to their Ulster final win over Cavan’s Mullahoran back in November. Since then it has grown and …

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Dundalk’s Michael Duffy On Season Ambitions & Life After Stephen Kenny

With the start of the Airtricity League season just over a week away, one of the biggest storylines ahead of the new campaign surrounds the defending champions Dundalk. Over the break, the Lilywhites lost their talismanic manager Stephen Kenny, who had masterminded four league titles in the last five seasons, including two doubles as well as an unprecedented European run, to …

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“If The Opportunity Arises Then I Definitely Plan On Taking It” – Stockdale

Jacob Stockdale Ireland Six Nations

The 2018 Six Nations was a memorable tournament for Ireland’s Jacob Stockdale.  The Ulsterman scored a Six Nations record seven tries during last year’s championship, three of which came from intercepts; against Italy, Wales and Scotland. Ireland will be looking to bounce back from their opening defeat to England at the Aviva Stadium when they take on the Scots at Murrayfield …

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