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Twitter Reacts As Kilkenny Beat Cork To Claim All-Ireland Senior Camogie Title

REPRO FREE***PRESS RELEASE NO REPRODUCTION FEE*** Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship Final, Croke Park, Dublin 11/9/2016 Cork vs Kilkenny Kilkenny's Shelly Farrell celebrates scoring the first goal of the game Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Kilkenny are All-Ireland Senior Camogie Champions, after beating Cork in Croke Park today on a scoreline of 1-13 to 1-09. While their male counterparts were unable to capture the Liam McCarthy Cup last Sunday, the ladies in black and amber made amends today. In an intriguing clash, the Cats were too good for the reigning All-Ireland champions. Before the sliotar was thrown …

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The Next Hurley Debate: Banded Or Unbanded?

Munster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Semi-Final, Gaelic Grounds, Limerick 21/6/2015 Limerick vs Tipperary Limerick's Seamus Hickey blocks the goal bound shot from Tipperary's Seamus Callanan Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

Following on from a recent article about the best hurley makers in Ireland, it is time to generate another interesting discussion for GAA fanatics.  It’s obvious that some hurlers prefer their hurleys with bands on them while others prefer them without the band. Hurley makers across the land have their own taste too, and it differs from county to county. Albeit if a hurl …

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How Important Is The Role Of Women In GAA?

Last month, Lidl’s sponsorship of the Ladies Gaelic Football Association (LGFA) launched the Ladyball campaign, which was received well and got people talking about women’s sport in Ireland. The ‘Ladyball’ was introduced to highlight the gulf in coverage and interest between men’s and women’s sport in Ireland. To this end, it was a roaring success. Pundit Arena sat down with …

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Video: Goal Of The Year Contender In Armagh Camogie Final

Step aside Joe Canning, there is a new contender for the best goal of 2015. The Armagh Senior Camogie Final witnessed what may be goal of the year, after Jenny Curry found the net for Middletown against Madden. Cork native Curry raised a green flag with a remarkable individual effort having caught the ball at midfield. Her pace and power to beat several opposition players …

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Time To Ask Serious Questions Of Camogie Association

Over the last week, camogie has occupied a space that it’s almost entirely alien to: a seat at the forefront of Irish media attention. It’s a placing that the sport struggles to reserve even on its All-Ireland final day, and one that it never keeps to itself for any more than a few hours.  Sadly, the reservation in question was …

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Guess What RTÉ’s New GAA Radio Show Is Called?

RTÉ have today announced that there will be a new, weekly GAA show each Sunday from 6-7p.m. on RTÉ Radio 1. And guess what it’s called? ‘The Marty Squad’…Joe Brolly will be delighted. As you can guess, it is to be presented by RTÉ’s popular GAA man Marty Morrisey. The show will feature a host of regular guests, including former Roscommon goalkeeper Shane …

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Women’s GPA: A positive move forward for Women in GAA

The newly formed Women’s Gaelic Player’s Association is a fantastic idea. But the GAA’s fledgling organisation will have it’s work cut out, right from the get-go.    The Women’s Gaelic Player’s Association was officially opened last week and has been received well by it’s male counterpart and the wider GAA community. It was only a matter of time before an …

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All-Ireland Camogie Final Preview: Cork v Kilkenny

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Cork and Kilkenny will play in the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Final this Sunday in Croke Park with the winner going away with the O’Duffy Cup. Last year Kilkenny reached the final stage of the competition where they met Galway and were runners up on the day. This year they return after beating Galway in the semi-final stages 4-12 …

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