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Video: Goal Of The Year Contender In Armagh Camogie Final

Step aside Joe Canning, there is a new contender for the best goal of 2015. The Armagh Senior Camogie Final witnessed what may be goal of the year, after Jenny Curry found the net for Middletown against Madden. Cork native Curry raised a green flag with a remarkable individual effort having caught the ball at midfield. Her pace and power to beat several opposition players …

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Video: Michael Duignan’s Son Has Some Serious Hurling Skills

Seán Duignan, son of former Offaly great Michael, has proved that the future of hurling for the Faithful is bright. The two-time All-Ireland winner sent us this video of his son showing off some serious freestyle skills, finishing with a composed strike against the crossbar. The Ballinamere/Durrow man showed that he is definitely one to watch for the future. Thanks to …

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Hurlers Could Raise Level Of Cat-Astrophic Kilkenny Football

Hurling and football are under the one GAA umbrella. Therefore, this writer finds it inexcusable that Kilkenny can be the recurring holders of Liam McCarthy yet fail to field a football team in National League or senior championship. Kilkenny footballers did win some silverware this year but incredibly it wasn’t even on these shores. Rather, they defeated Scotland (not entirely …

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Cork Are Camogie Champs, The GAA Has A Respect Problem & Eamonn McGee on Donegal’s Season

The deadly duo of Paul Corcoran and Maurice Brosnan return as Cork are crowned Camogie champs. The lads ask if the GAA suffers from a lack of respect and Eamonn McGee join us. Coach’s corner returns next week, never fear! Thanks to hosts, Paul Corcoran and Maurice Brosnan and guest Eamonn McGee. As always, thanks to Flirt FM for the Studio. If you like the Podcast, please, please, …

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Opinion: What Is The Point In ‘Super 11s Hurling’?

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It has been announced that the Dublin and Galway hurlers will play a one-off ‘Super 11s Hurling’ match in Fenway, home of the Boston Redsox, in November. The AIG Fenway Hurling Classic will form part of an Irish Festival that weekend, which will also feature Boston College playing Notre Dame in American Football the day before. It is an amazing …

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British Army To Field GAA Team

The Irish Guards are set to field a team in next years London Junior Championships. The Irish Post have reported the Irish Guards are set to field teams in London’s Junior Championships next season. Last week the newspaper revealed that the famous Irish regiment had applied to field a team, but that the London County Board were split as to …

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Derek McGrath Ratified as Waterford Hurling Manager Until 2019

The Waterford senior hurlers will be managed by Derek McGrath until the end of 2019, after the deal was extended by three years. The De La Salle clubman has been at the helm of the Déise for two seasons now, and things are moving in the right direction in the south-east. Having been relegated from Division 1A in his first term …

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You Win Some, You Lose… Many: The Serial Losers Of GAA

It gives this writer no pleasure at all that the Mayo footballers and Galway hurlers have provided lots of material for this article. Like most fans who are not from Dublin or Kilkenny, this writer was hoping beyond hope that the two Connacht teams would prevail. Galway, along with Waterford, raised this year’s hurling championship above the mundane. Meanwhile, Mayo fans never …

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Ladies Beware, Not All Men On Tinder Play Inter-County GAA

Ladies of Ireland, we are horrified to inform you that there are some men out there who are, in fact, not actual inter-county hurlers or gaelic footballers, contrary to what you may read on their Tinder bio. Well we may be dashing all your dreams here. This photo, sent into us by Jack Fallon, provides shocking evidence that there may …

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Wicklow Blast Sunday Game Over Lack Of Coverage

The Wicklow County Board blasted the Sunday Game last night on Twitter, for not even giving a mention to the county for their u21 B All-Ireland Final win over Meath on Saturday night. Totally shocked, dismayed and disgusted with RTE. @TheSundayGame hang your heads in shame . Not one mention of Wicklow U21 B All Ireland — Wicklow GAA Online …

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The British Army Seeks To Establish GAA Club

The Irish Guards are looking to form a GAA Club in London. The Irish News have reported that the Irish Guards have applied to London GAA seeking to create a GAA Club. The regiment has recently moved its barracks from Aldershot to Hounslow in London, and is looking to compete in London’s Junior Championships next season. London County Board are expected to make a decision on …

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Pundit Arena End of Season Hurling Power Rankings

Another year, another winter Liam McCarthy will spend Noreside. For some counties, it was a positive summer, for others, it is very much a case of back to the drawing board. Here are the Pundit Arena end of season power rankings for hurling. As always, let us know your thoughts in the comment section below, or on our Facebook page. …

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Pic: Players From One Laois GAA Club Are Making Ice Baths A Little Bit More Bearable

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Used for years now to help players recover after training, ice baths have been largely loathed by athletes across Ireland despite their apparent benefits.  To make that period of time spent submerged in freezing cold water a little bit more bearable though, a group of Laois-based players from the Crettyard GAA club decided to indulge in some body-warming food. As the …

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Of Those Things That Make Ireland Unique, Hurling Is At The Top

Kieran Fennelly argues that Hurling epitomises what we are as a people. My first memories of hurling fanaticism tread back to 2003, when a youthful and exuberant Tipperary played a Kilkenny team made up of players who were either facing the mortality of their age, or were inexperienced and unproven in the hot cauldron of battle. Tipperary had a mixture …

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Pundit Arena’s Hurling All Star Selections For 2015

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As the dust settles upon the All-Ireland Hurling Championship of 2015, we enter the long few months void of any inter-county action, and are left to ponder who will be awarded with All Stars. The debate is likely to rage, but here at Pundit Arena, we have finally decided on our 15. As always, let us know your thoughts in …

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