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Showcase Your Sport – Q&A With Camogie Legend Rena Buckley

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In our new series, ‘Showcase your Sport’, in association with the Irish Federation of Sport, we will be giving you a thorough insight into some of the most fascinating sports we have in Ireland. This week, our focus is on Camogie, and taking part in our Q&A is seven-time All-Ireland winner and Cork legend, Rena Buckley. ______ Earliest memory of playing …

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All You Need To Know Ahead Of The Camogie Finals

Galway Kilkenny camogie

Croke Park is the venue for the biggest day in the camogie calendar as Kilkenny and Galway go head-to-head to secure the O’Duffy Cup.  Here is everything you need to know ahead of the busy day of camogie action. _____ What’s on? The All-Ireland junior, intermediate and senior camogie finals. _____ What time is throw-in? Junior final: Kerry v Limerick, 12pm …

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Briege Corkery: An Inspiring Tale Of Relentess Drive For Success

Briege Corkery

In association with Irish Blood Transfusion Services Briege Corkery’s name has become synonymous with success in the Rebel County. In 2016, after winning her 17th All Ireland title (11 football titles and six in camogie), Corkery decided to step away from the inter-county scene. She later admitted that she wasn’t enjoying that part of her life at the time. But …

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Quickfire Conclusions As Galway End Kilkenny Four-In-A-Row Dreams

Galway Kilkenny

Kilkenny 2-08 Galway 0-16 Galway are the Littlewoods Ireland Camogie League Division 1 champions for the first time since 2015 after an impressive display against Kilkenny in Croke Park this afternoon. The Tribeswomen raced into a six-point lead following a dominant first-half display and while two second-half goals from Kilkenny threatened to steal the win, Galway held on for their …

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Allianz Football & Hurling League Decider Set For HQ Triple-Header

allianz leagues

The GAA have moved to announce that both Allianz Division 1 finals will be played in Croke Park on Sunday as part of a triple-header alongside the Camogie league decider.  The decision was made following the final round of fixtures in the football league today which coincided with a Nowlan Park double-header in the hurling semi-finals. The Allianz Hurling League …

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Top GAA Stars Highlight Imbalances In Men & Women’s Games

gaa imbalance men women

The standard of women’s Gaelic Games has risen exponentially over the past decade, and the proof is in the pudding. However, some of our top female stars still have gripes over how their respective sports are run compared to that of the men’s game.  Pundit Arena recently sat down with two top Camogie stars who both highlighted clear imbalances that …

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Your Guide To A Stellar Weekend Of Club Action

It’s another pivotal weekend in the GAA club calendar as a number of provincial titles are up for grabs while we’ve reached the All Ireland semi-final stage in the ladies football competition. Beginning with hurling, it’s the biggest day in the Galway calendar as 2016 champions, St Thomas’ take on the current title holders, Liam Mellows. It’s the penultimate round …

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Your Guide To All Of The Weekend’s Club Fixtures

There’s another tantalising weekend of GAA and camogie club action this weekend with key games in the various provincial championships.  We’re down to the final eight teams in the Leinster football championship. Last year’s champions, Moorfield of Kildare, take on Portlaoise in Newbridge while Kilmacud Crokes will be hoping to continue their fine season when they take on Dunboyne in Navan. …

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Dublin Name Ex-Mayo Ladies Boss As New Camogie Manager

Former Mayo Ladies Football manager, Frank Browne, has been named as the new Dublin senior camogie boss.  The Wexford native was in charge of the Mayo team for three years and guided them to the All Ireland final last year where they were beaten by Dublin. He was previously manager of the county’s hurling team. Browne takes over from five-time …

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All Ireland Champions Cork Dominate Camogie All-Stars

team of the year

There was further success for Cork at the Camogie All-Star awards last night as seven players were named on the official team of the year.  Midfielder, Gemma O’Connor picked up her record eleventh All-Star award while Chloe Sigerson and Hannah Looney collected their first. It was also a historic night for Waterford’s Beth Carton who is the first ever All-Star …

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Philly McMahon Takes Up New Position With Dublin Camogie

GAA All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Semi-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 28/8/2016 Dublin vs Kerry Dublin's Philly McMahon Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Six-time All-Ireland winner Philly McMahon has taken up a new role with Dublin Camogie, joining as the Head of Performance, with his company BeDo7 forming an exciting partnership with the set-up. McMahon, who won the latest of his six Sam Maguires in September, will oversee the strength and conditioning of all Dublin squads from U14 level up to senior, beginning his …

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Cotter The Hero As Cork Break Kilkenny Hearts Once Again In Final

Cork 0-14 Kilkenny 0-13 It was the battle of the free takers as Cork retained the O’Duffy Cup and claimed their 28th All Ireland title with a nervy, one-point victory over Kilkenny, the same margin as last year’s final. There was nothing to separate the sides at the break after a scrappy and disjointed first half, dominated by frees. Chloe Sigerson …

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Cork End Years Of Heartbreak With Intermediate Victory Over Down

Cork 1-13 Down 0-9 After experiencing bitter disappointment in Croke Park at this level over the past two years, Cork were finally crowned All Ireland intermediate champions after a brilliant win over Down this afternoon.  There was much talk before the game about Down’s route to the final. A poor league campaign, a relegation battle and a change of management …

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