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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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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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All-Star Hurling Team Of The Year Based On Current Form

July was a sensational month for hurling and it proved again why hurling is the greatest sport on the planet (not snobbery, just truth). And and as a result, it’s harder than ever to predict the Hurling All-Star Team but we’ve had a go, based on current form.   1 Eoin Murphy (Kilkenny) Murphy has been in superb form again this summer and is a class …

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Have We Seen Sean Cavanagh Play For The Last Time In Croke Park?

GAA All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Semi-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 27/8/2017 Dublin vs Tyrone Tyrone's Sean Cavanagh replaced during the second half Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

It was not Tyrone’s day in Croke Park today. Despite being a young side, the departure of Sean Cavanagh halfway through the second half led to a raft of people questioning as to whether this was the last time we have seen one of the greatest footballers of the modern era showcase his talents on the biggest stage. The 34-year old has …

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Blow For Clare As Conor Ryan Set To Take A Year Out [Report]

Clare Conor Ryan

Clare management duo Donal Maloney and Gerry O’Connor have been dealt a blow, as Conor Ryan is set to take a year out due to medical reasons. The 2013 All-Star has had his health issues in recent years, but on his day is regarded as one of the most potent hurlers around. According to Club Clare, Ryan will not be …

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Pic: The Betting Odds For Footballer Of The Year 2016

With only one game left in the Championship, there is usually a stand-alone front-runner for Footballer of the Year. What about 2016? Dublin and Mayo lock horns in tomorrow’s decider, and in truth, there are several names in the mix. Mayo negotiated a path to the final after a Connacht loss to Galway. The Westerners beat Fermanagh, Kildare and Westmeath …

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Settled: We’ve Named The Best Hurley Makers In Ireland

Down through the years there has been plenty of discussion and debate about which hurley manufacturer is the best around. Although the majority of opinion is based entirely on the person’s own specific taste, we have created a list of what we believe are the best hurleys in Ireland. No doubt this debate will continue for some time yet… 6. Cultec Hurleys Almost everyone has had a ‘go’ …

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Maurice Shanahan Talks Candidly About His Battle With Depression

Waterford forward Maurice Shanahan received an All-Star award for his performances throughout the summer, and in an interview with Drivetime on RTÉ, opened up about how far he has had to come to get to this point. Shanahan suffered from depression, and hurling helped him back on track. He spoke candidly about the tough experience. “Last year was a bad …

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Highlights: West(Brook) Comes Out On Top In NBA-All Star Game

Russell Westbrook put on a record-breaking performance for the Eastern Conference in New York on Sunday to power them to victory over their Western Rivals in the NBA All-Star game. Westbrook was fire from the tip, dropping 27 points in the first half, the highest recorded first-half total of any player in NBA All-Star game history. The Thunder guard finished …

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