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Trinity GAA’s Twitter Feed For Their Fitzgibbon Cup Bow Today Was Simply Fantastic

Trinity College Dublin were making their bow in the Fitzgibbon Cup this afternoon, coming up against Limerick IT. While not many were anticipating much from the Dublin’s college, their official GAA Twitter account was in high spirits. There’s not much to say here, so we’ll leave it over to them. #Bobos pic.twitter.com/738USQ9X4J — Trinity College GAA (@TCDGAA) January 24, 2017 …

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Report: Dublin GAA Seal Deal To Pave Way For 25,000-Seater Stadium

Bord na Mona O'Byrne Cup Round 3, Enniscorthy, Wexford 15/1/2017 Wexford vs Dublin Dublin's Gavin Ivory claim's 'a mark' Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Despite initially losing out on the opening bid, Dublin GAA have completed the purchase of a site at the Spawell which paves the way for the construction of a 25,000 seat stadium on the city’s southside. Currently, the county’s home venue is Parnell Park in Donnycarney, which boasts a capacity of approximately 13,000. However, with the footballers playing their home …

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Previewing The Midweek GAA Action

GAA Dr. McKenna Cup Round 1, Breffni Park, Cavan 8/1/2017 Cavan vs Tyrone Tyrone manager Mickey Harte Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Presseye/Andrew Paton

The pre-season GAA action continues at a strangely fast pace this week, as the various provinces seem to be in a rush to get these competitions out of the way. While it seems only the die-hards attend these games, they are important for any young players trying to break into their county’s panels for the National Leagues. With time running out …

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CPA Secretary Declan Brennan Outlines Goals Of The Association

Club Players Association CPA

The talk of the GAA world this week has been surrounding the launch of the Club Players Association, or the CPA. The association was set up to give a voice to club players, who are often an afterthought when it comes to fixtures scheduling. This week on Pundit Arena’s 16th Man podcast, CPA Secretary Declan Brennan spoke about the goals …

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Previewing The 12 Midweek GAA Fixtures In Hurling And Football

Bord na Mona O'Byrne Cup Round 1, Parnell Park, Dublin 8/1/2017 Dublin vs DCU Dublin's Michael Deegan Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne GAA

There are a dozen games in the various GAA pre-season competitions this week with 11 games taking place tonight and one hurling tie in the Walsh Cup Thursday night. Here’s how we think the games will go. McGrath Cup: Limerick v Clare Clare made 10 changes from the side that beat Waterford including the return of Gary Brennan. For Limerick, …

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Club Players Association Launched With Calls For Big Changes


There is an air of change in gaelic games today, as the Club Players Association has been launched at Ballyboden St Enda’s GAA club this Monday. The CPA has been founded with a mission statement of tackling some key issues, mainly the scheduling, or lack thereof, of club games. The statement which was used to drive sign-ups, entitled “I am …

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Fix the Fixtures: GAA Club Players Association Taking A Stand

Mayo All Ireland Senior Football Championship Qualifier Round 3 17/7/2010 General view of a GAA ball Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie GAA Club Players Association

After years of worsening conditions, a groundswell of frustration among GAA club players has finally manifested itself as the Club Players Association. The organisation launches its campaign today at the Ballyboden St Enda’s club. Their aim is to improve the fixture conditions for players in over 2300 clubs across the county. The idea of a club player representative body has …

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Kilkenny Star TJ Reid Has Performed A Complete Turn-About On His Attitude To Gyms

TJ Reid celebrates after the match 6/9/2015

Current Kilkenny hurler and seven-time All-Ireland winner, TJ Reid, will be opening a own new gym in 2017.  The news came from TJ Reid’s LinkedIn account, where he expressed his delight in announcing that a new gym is currently in progress: “After a lot of work and sleepless nights wondering will my new business adventure succeed so today I’m delighted to announce …

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Four Things You Should Expect To See In Pre-Season GAA Tournaments

Dublin Hurling GAA

The intercounty GAA season got underway on Wednesday night with Dublin’s hurlers getting a win over Carlow in the Walsh Cup in what was a pretty low-key start to the year – even by GAA standards. However, there are a number of things you can expect from January action, where hope springs eternal for all teams. People give out about colleges! …

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Smaoineamh Siar Ar 2016: An Bhfuil Paisean Le Brath I CLG?

CLG GAA All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Final, Croke Park, Dublin 18/9/2016 Dublin vs Mayo Dublin fans celebrate a score Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

Cad is paisean ann? Deirtear go mbíonn sé le brath ag gach aon chluiche CLG ó bhun go barr na tíre. Is cinnte go bhfuil sainmhíniú soiléir ann ina thaobh, ach cad go díreach atá i gceist leis? Is iomaí cliché a chaitear thart, gan subtaint mhór leo. Ní hamháin sin, ach an bhfuil an CLG uilig bunaithe ar lucht séasúrach, …

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The Combined Tipperary And Kilkenny XV Since 2010

Tipperary Kilkenny

It is without a doubt that Kilkenny vs Tipperary has one of the fiercest rivalries in hurling. We have seen both teams perform at their best, and we have witnessed some terrific, pulsating games. The two old foes have faced off seven times in the championship this decade. From those games, we have picked our best fifteen and in turn, we have …

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Austin Gleeson Is Not The Only Sporting Superstar In His Family

Austin Gleeson celebrates scoring the first goal of the game 13/8/2016

Although Waterford locals may already be aware, Austin Gleeson is not the only one in his family with a sporting talent. The Waterford hurler came to prominence in 2016 as he emphatically showcased his talent in Waterford’s quest for All-Ireland glory in both senior and u21 hurling games throughout the year. In turn, he claimed numerous awards for his outstanding …

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Seamus Callanan Or Richie Hogan: Who Is More Effective?

Seamus Callanan Richie Hogan

Although Kilkenny’s Richie Hogan and Tipperary’s Seamus Callanan are essentially two different types of players, this article will compare and contrast the differences and similarities between the two.  The most striking similarity between the pair is that they both excelled in their recent change of position under their respective managers. Since Callanan’s move to full forward, he has become a rising horror story …

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