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“They’ve Been A Huge Hit” – Conor McManus Defends Super 8s

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Monaghan star Conor McManus believes dead rubbers are inevitable in any group setup as he defended the structure of the Super 8s.  Gaelic Football fans shared their frustration at the system on Sunday as Dublin and Tyrone both fielded weaker teams for their final clash in Omagh, with both having already secured their semi-final places. Many have called for the …

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Conor McManus: Use Of Video Reviews In GAA Is A “No-Brainer”

Monaghan sharpshooter, Conor McManus believes that video review needs to be introduced to alleviate the pressure on referees in the GAA. Speaking at the GAA Youth Forum today in Croke Park, the two-time All-Star admitted that he was “not 100% convinced” that the proposed rule changes for Gaelic Football are the right choices, believing it may lead to further confusion …

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Watch: Incredible Conor McManus Point Underlines All Star Credentials Already

Conor McManus scored an absolutely beautiful point in the final minutes of his Monaghan side’s 1-18 to 1-16 victory over Tyrone that had nearly everyone in attendance at Healy Park on their feet. Monaghan recorded an important win over Ulster Senior Football Championship holders Tyrone yesterday to book themselves into a semi-final against Fermanagh and while there were several talking-points …

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Ireland Sweating On Fitness Of Trio Suffering From Illness In Australia

Ireland International Rules manager Joe Kernan is anxiously awaiting on the fitness of three players who are suffering from an illness in Australia. As the travelling squad try to acclimatise ahead of the first Test (Sunday, 5.10am Irish time), Kernan will be hoping that the illness doesn’t spread around the panel of 23. Pearse Hanley who plays for the Gold …

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Four Take-Aways From A Hectic GAA Weekend

GAA fans of both codes were treated to a bumper weekend of action with the unusual scenario of four games across one weekend. We now know the line-up for the All-Ireland football semi-finals as Dublin will take on Tyrone and Kerry face Mayo. Galway also became the first side into the All-Ireland hurling final. They await the winners of the …

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Are This Monaghan Side Over Or Underachievers?

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On Saturday, we will finally see what this Monaghan team are made of… There is a peculiar paradox surrounding this Monaghan football team – have they overachieved or underachieved? Winning two Ulster titles in recent years in the midst of Donegal challenging for All-Irelands, Tyrone still relevant at the top level, and Down, Derry and Cavan competitive at various stages …

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TBT – That Sean Cavanagh Tackle

GAA Football All Ireland Senior Championship Quarter-Final 3/8/2013 Monaghan vs Tyrone Monaghan's Conor McManus is dragged down by Sean Cavanagh of Tyrone Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

As the All-Ireland Football Quarter-Finals begin this weekend for 2016, we go back to the most high profile quarter-final in the last few seasons. This game was not necessarily remembered for the quality of football, it was all about Sean Cavanagh. The year was 2013. Monaghan had won their first Ulster title for 25 years in shocking Donegal. They out-Donegal’d …

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Twitter Fawns Over Impressive Monaghan Display As Down Destroyed

Ulster GAA Football Senior Championship Quarter-Final, Clones, Monaghan 5/6/2016 Monaghan vs Down Kieran Hughes of Monaghan with Joe Murphy of Down Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Presseye/Andrew Paton

Monaghan blew Down away this afternoon in the Ulster Senior Football Championship. Conor McManus was tormentor in chief as an impressive Monaghan side embarked on their title defence. The reigning Ulster champions operated on a different level to their opponents in Clones, and sent out a message to the rest of the country with a 2-22 to 0-09 win. Twitter reacted to …

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Nigel Owens Backs The Use Of The TMO In GAA

Rugby World Cup Final referee, Nigel Owens, advocates using the TMO in GAA. Although many rugby fans have criticised the amount of time referees spend referring decisions to the Television Match Official, the use of such technology has aided the game greatly. Not only can referees refer try scoring decisions to the Television Match Official, but the TMO can bring incidents of …

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Pundit Arena’s Gaelic Football All Star Selections For 2015

It wasn’t the most memorable final in memory, and Dublin’s victory over Kerry on Sunday heralded an end to what was perhaps an underwhelming 2015 championship. Nonetheless, it’s the time of year where we turn to the All-Star Awards. It is always likely to cause some debate, but here is our selection. Don’t be afraid to get in touch with your thoughts …

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Conor McManus Argues For Introduction Of TMO

Following last weekend’s controversy, Conor McManus has argued for the introduction of a television match official The unfortunate Conor McManus returned to Croke Park yesterday to collect his GAA-GPA Player of the Month Award. Although Monaghan’s defeat to Tyrone was still fresh in the mind of McManus, he did return to the scene of Sunday’s bitter clash with a suggestion …

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The Winners of The GAA-GPA Player of The Month Award Have Been Announced

The winners of the GAA-GPA Player of The Month Award for July have been announced After an action packed July, the winners of the GAA-GPA Player of The Month Award have been revealed. Nominated for the football award were Mayo’s Aidan O’Shea, Monaghan’s Conor McManus and Paul Cribbin of Kildare. The number of goals O’Shea scored against Sligo and Donegal saw him nominated, …

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Monaghan Release Promotional Video Ahead of Ulster Final

Monaghan will be appearing in their third consecutive Ulster Final for the first time in 92 years 1923 was the last year in which Monaghan played in three consecutive Ulster Finals. In fact it was the same year in which the the famous ‘Hollywood’ sign was erected in Los Angeles. It is fitting then, that Monaghan have embraced the movie …

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PA Gaelic Football Power Rankings: No. 25 – 15

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Following the hurling selection a few weeks back, the GAA people at Pundit Arena decided to put together a selection of the top 25 footballers in Ireland.    The PA Hurling Power Rankings were heavily criticised on social media, not that it bothered us in any way. A team winning an All-Ireland can often be a collective effort as opposed to individual …

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