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Pundit Arena Hurling Power Rankings 2016: Round 5


So there you have it. One week late, we have winners of the National Hurling League. Clare edged Waterford at the death in Thurles to capture the title. However, the Déise don’t have time to lose much sleep over it, as their championship opener is just weeks away. The race for Liam McCarthy is underway, and we look at what …

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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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The Five Main Contenders For Hurler Of The Year

We have reached the semi-final stage in this year’s All-Ireland championship and we here at Pundit Arena HQ, have decided to list the five main contenders for Hurler Of The Year. Yesterday saw the football candidates listed and now it’s time for the hurlers. The semi-finals and finals are where the men stand out from the boys, so all is …

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Two Heartwarming Gestures Which Sum Up What The GAA Is All About

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It was a bumper weekend of Gaelic Games this past weekend, with grounds packed out all over the country. The GAA is renowned for the selfless efforts of amateur players to promote the game, and we have seen players signing autographs following a bitter defeat time and time again. It is a long way from professional sports, where players are …

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Forgotten Friday: 5 GAA Scores We All Need To See Again

Over the weekend, majestic points were scored in both hurling and football by Austin Gleeson of Waterford and Colin O’Riordan of Tipperary. Both scores were out of the top drawer, which triggered us here at Pundit Arena to take a trip down memory lane. Here is a list of five GAA scores that we all need to see again. _____ …

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Fitzgibbon Cup Weekend – Semi-Final Previews

After a hugely controversial Fitzgibbon Cup 2015 campaign, we are now left with four teams, WIT, CIT, UL and LIT to do battle this weekend on Limerick IT’s campus. Both semi-finals are down for decided and here we give our preview on predictions as to who will face off in the final of the 2015 Fitzgibbon Cup. _____________________________________________________________________________ WIT v …

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The Emergence of Alan Cadogan & Austin Gleeson

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‘A lot of legends, a lot of people, have come before me but this is my time.’ -Usain Bolt Never has the sentiment uttered above by the world’s fastest man been more applicable to two young men in the arena of Gaelic Games. Waterford’s Austin Gleeson and Alan Cadogan burst onto the GAA scene this weekend with two exceptional performances. May …

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Top 5 Players From The Weekend’s GAA Action

The Championship is now in full swing, and this weekend featured Ulster Football and Munster Hurling, along with Leinster Qualifying games and Connaught football. John Ivory ranks the top performers from the weekend. Tied 5th Patrick Horgan – Cork Horgan is for Cork what Pauric O’Mahony is for Waterford. He had unnerving accuracy from placed balls and kept the Rebels …

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