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The Armagh Goalkeeper Who Will Manage Against Armagh This Weekend

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Long-serving Armagh hurler Simon Doherty faces a unique challenge this weekend when the Ulster University side he manages takes on the Armagh side he plays for. “I play for Armagh, but I’m also the Ulster University manager, so it’ll be an interesting one but I’ really looking forward to the game on Saturday” Doherty told Jerome Quinn. “It’s interesting coming …

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Anthony Daly On Board With Antrim Hurlers For 2019

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Anthony Daly has agreed to come on board the Antrim hurling set-up in an advisory capacity to new manager Neal Peden in 2019. Peden was appointed as the Saffron county’s new hurling manager after joint bosses Terence McNaughton and Dominic McKinley stepped down. Peden will step up into the leading role having been part of the former regime’s backroom team. …

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All-Star Nominee Daniel Flynn Opts Out Of Kildare Squad For 2019

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Daniel Flynn has opted out of the Kildare panel for 2019 as Cian O’Neill announced his squad for the upcoming O’Byrne Cup.  Full-forward, Flynn was nominated for an All-Star this year off the back of some impressive performances for the Lilywhites and news of his exclusion will come as a huge blow for Kildare as they seek to bounce straight …

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Cork’s Conor Lehane Optimistic For Future Of Rebel Hurling

Conor Lehane says Cork hurling is “going in the right direction” as consecutive provincial crowns continue to bring hope back to the rebels. Speaking at the GAA youth forum in Croke Park last weekend, he spoke about the steps that Cork have made in the last few years. “Definitely, just going by the last few years it’s going in the right direction, previous …

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MacKenna On Monday: Club Game The Soul Of The Sport

Last weekend, a tiny sliver of a story was predictably buried beneath so much quantity. It was from no more than the Limerick Junior A hurling final as tiny Tournafulla made the half-hour journey to Dromcollogher to win what they never had before. This was life rather than merely a game, and was captured superbly by Stephen Barr in the …

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Dunne & Egan Ratified By County Board For Sheedy’s Backroom Team

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The Tipperary county board have confirmed that they have ratified both Darragh Egan and Tommy Dunne for appointment to Liam Sheedy’s backroom team for 2019. After an absence of eight-years, Sheedy was confirmed to take the reins for his county once again last month, replacing Michael Ryan after his three-year spell in charge. Now, one month on from that announcement, …

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PA All-Star Team: Vote For Your Hurling Full-Forward Line

Ahead of the All-Star awards on November 2nd, Pundit Arena are asking you to vote for who you think will make the lineup of both the hurling and football teams. In the final part of the series, we are asking you to choose your preferred full-forward line.  _____ Corner-Forward Nominee: Shane O’Donnell County: Clare Credentials: Shane O’Donnell was back to his 2013 best …

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PA All-Star Team: Vote For Your Hurling Half-Forward Line

Ahead of the All-Star awards on November 2nd, Pundit Arena are asking you to vote for who you think will make the lineup of both the hurling and football teams. In the next part of the series, we are asking: who will make up the half-forward line?  _____ Wing-Forward Nominee: Peter Duggan County: Clare Credentials: Many were surprised that Peter Duggan didn’t get …

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PA All-Star Team: Vote For Your Hurling Midfield Pairing

Ahead of the All-Star awards on November 2nd, Pundit Arena are asking you to vote for who you think will make the lineup of both the hurling and football teams. In the next part of the series, we are asking: who will be part of the midfield pairing?  _____ Nominee: Cian Lynch County: Limerick Credentials: When Cian Lynch burst onto the senior scene …

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MacKenna On Monday: What Do We Actually Want Our Games To Be?

In the superb 1970s movie, Network, the character Howard Beale tapped right into the heart of what was influencing the world and where it would all end up. A news anchor driven finally mad by all around, he previously professed the power of the box as a way into every living room, long before having an awakening and urging people …

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PA All-Star Team: Vote For Hurling Half-Back Line Of The Year

Ahead of the All-Star awards on November 2nd, Pundit Arena are asking you to vote for who you think will make the lineup of both the hurling and football teams. In the next part of the series, we are asking: who will make up the half-back line?  _____ Wing Backs Nominee: Mark Coleman County: Cork Credentials: At only 20 years of age, Mark …

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PA All-Star Team: Vote For Hurling Full-Back Line Of The Year

Ahead of the All-Star awards on November 2nd, Pundit Arena are asking you to vote for who you think will make the lineup of both the hurling and football teams. In the second part of the series, we are asking: who will make up the full-back line?  _____ Corner Backs Nominee: Adrian Tuohy County: Galway Credentials: Fast, physical and clever on the ball, …

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PA All-Star Team: Vote For Your Hurling Goalkeeper Of The Year

Ahead of the All-Star awards on November 2nd, Pundit Arena are asking you to vote for who you think will make the lineup of both the hurling and football teams. In the first of the series, we are asking: Who will be crowned hurling goalkeeper of the year?  _____ Nominee: Nicky Quaid County: Limerick Credentials: His sublime intervention to prevent Seamus Harnedy from …

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Two Mayo Clubs Claim To Be Excluded From JP McManus Donation

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Two Mayo hurling clubs have outlined their disappointment that they have not received their share of the generous donation from Limerick businessman JP McManus.  Last week, McManus donated €100,000 to each of the 32 county boards in the country. That €100,000 was to be divided equally between each club in each county. However, two Mayo hurling clubs, Ballyvary hurling club …

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