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

Launch Of RTÉ’s GAA Championship 2015 coverage, Ballyhale Shamrocks GAA Club, Kilkenny 10/5/2015 Liam Sheedy speaking on Sunday Sport on RTE Radio 1 at the launch of RTÉ’s GAA Championship 2015 coverage Ballyhale Shamrocks GAA club today

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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Ugly Scenes As Multiple Players Gang Up On One In Violent GAA Brawl

Just as the GAA world was beginning to recover from the latest violent brawl that occurred in the Kerry championship between Dingle and East Kerry over the weekend, footage has emerged of another vicious incident as violence in the game threatens to spiral out of control. The ugly scenes occurred in the Minor Premier 2 Football Championship Final at Pairc Ui …

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Tipperary Star Aisling McCarthy Latest To Join AFLW

Tipperary star, Aisling McCarthy is the latest Irish talent to move Down Under as she signs for AFLW side, Western Bulldogs. The 22-year-old was one of 18 athletes who travelled to Australia in September as part of the Cross Coders programme and was selected by the Bulldogs in the second draft. The club say they were “impressed with her power …

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PA All-Star Team: Vote For Football 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 football series, we are asking you to vote for your Goalkeeper of the Year. _____ Nominee: Rory Beggan County: Monaghan Credentials: Rory Beggan had a fantastic season for Monaghan …

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Mass Brawl Marrs Kerry Semi-Final As GAA Violence Continues

Sunday saw another mass brawl at a GAA game this season, this time in Dingle’s semi-final replay win over East Kerry in the Austin Stack Park. The melee began when Paudie Clifford appeared to react to rough treatment being dished out to his brother, Kerry star David Clifford, and subsequently, a mass brawl that ended up on the sideline ensued. …

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Dingle Advance To Kerry SFC Final At East Kerry’s Expense

Dingle are into the Kerry football championship final courtesy of a starring performance from Paul Geaney. The finalists got a late point to force this semi-final to a replay, but there was no such narrow margin on display in the replay. A penalty from Paul Geaney gave Dingle an early lead that would not be relinquished during the course of …

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Club Roundup: Quickfire Reports From Around The Country

It was a thrilling day of action in the various club championships and we have a roundup of all the results and highlights from around the country.   FOOTBALL Ulster club SFC first round: Late goals from Ross McKenna and Damien McArdle helped Scotstown to a nine-point win over Derrygonnelly Harps in today’s Ulster Club SFC clash in Clones. FT …

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Your Guide To All Of Today’s GAA Club Fixtures

club hurling and football action

It’s a busy day in the GAA club world with a number of county finals taking place nationwide. TG4 will have live coverage of Gaoth Dobhair against Naomh Conaill in the Donegal SFC final at 3.30pm before switching over to Clare for deferred coverage of the hurling final between Ballyea and Cratloe. But there is plenty of other club fixtures taking …

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PA All-Star Hurling Team: The Results As Chosen By Voters

Ahead of the All-Star awards on November 2nd, Pundit Arena have been asking you to vote for who you think will make the lineup of both the hurling and football teams. The results of the hurling team are in.  _____ 1. Eoin Murphy (Kilkenny)  The Kilkenny goalkeeper has beenin sensational form once again this season. He performed at a consistently high …

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Daniel Kearney: We Were Inch Of A Hurl From Having Best Year Ever

Cork star, Daniel Kearney, has admitted that he shouldn’t have returned to the field in extra-time of their All Ireland semi-final loss to Limerick in August after being removed during the game.  The wing-forward was replaced by Mark Ellis in the 60th minute after being withdrawn as a result of cramping but was asked to return to play for extra-time. …

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Ireland Name Squad For Hurling-Shinty Clash With Scotland

Thirteen counties are represented on the Irish team to face Scotland in the annual hurling-shinty international this Saturday in Inverness.  This year’s side will be managed by Tipperary’s Willie Maher and Conor Phelan from Kilkenny while they are captained by Carlow’s David English. Ireland will be out for revenge after falling to a three-point defeat in Bught Park last year. …

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Kerry Lose Another Young Star To The AFL

Stefan Okunbor of Kerry

Kerry have lost another promising young player to the lure of professional sport as Munster U-20 Player of the Year, Stefan Okunbor, has joined the Geelong Cats on a two-year rookie contract, as reported in The Irish Examiner.  Okunbor will join up with former Kerry minor footballer Mark O’Connor who has already impressed at Geelong after joining on a category …

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Runners-Up Cork Dominate U21 Hurling Team Of The Year

The All Ireland U21 team of the year has been announced with five players representing champions, Tipperary while beaten finalists, Cork have six names on the team list.  Senior stars, including Mark Coleman and Robbie O’Flynn, are among the inclusions for Cork but there is no room for Young Hurler Of The Year nominee, Darragh Fitzgibbon. For the Premier County, Jake …

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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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Reports: Ex Mayo Boss Rochford To Join Donegal Backroom Team

Former Mayo manager, Stephen Rochford looks set to join Declan Bonner’s backroom team in Donegal for the 2019 season, according to reports. When asked about the possibility last week, Bonner dismissed the rumours as “bunkum” but it looks as though the Donegal manager has performed a U-turn. Rochford would be a replacement for former Donegal star, Karl Lacey who left …

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