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Pundit Arena Daily Sports Brainteaser Challenge – Day 10

Welcome to day 10 of the Pundit Arena daily sports brainteaser challenge. Each day, we’ll give you a sporting brainteaser question and you have to guess the correct answer before the time runs out. You have five minutes to try to answer the question. The brainteaser is designed to test your sporting knowledge. But, of course, all questions are easy if you …

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Pundit Arena Daily GAA Trivia Challenge – Day Eight

gaa trivia challenge

Welcome to day eight of Pundit Arena’s daily GAA trivia challenge. Each day, we’ll give you 20 questions and 20 clues, similar to a crossword, and you have to guess the answers before the time runs out. Only 0.6% of people could manage top marks in yesterday's edition. 👀 Can you do better today? 💪 Make sure to tag your …

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Quiz: Name The Classy 2017 All-Star Team Dominated By Galway

Galway All-Star 2017

Next up in our series of quizzes on All-Star hurling teams of the last decade, it’s 2017 and the year Galway finally lifted the Liam MacCarthy for the first time since 1988. In what was a memorable year for the Tribesmen, they took home both the Leinster and All-Ireland crowns, beating Wexford in the provincial final. Meanwhile in Munster, Cork …

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Recalling The Infamous 2012 Semi-Final From Lar Corbett’s Perspective

Tipperary Kilkenny

“It was hard to believe how poor Tipperary were. This was their biggest championship defeat since 1897, I don’t know what was going on, it was confusing and embarrassing.”  Those were some the thoughts of RTÉ commentator Michael Duignan on the Sunday Game on the evening of the All-Ireland semi-final in 2012. Tipperary – All-Ireland champions in 2010 and finalists …

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QUIZ: Name Every All-Ireland Club Champion From Previous Decade

club finals

St Patrick’s Day is fast approaching, a day that was long associated with the All-Ireland Club Finals in Croke Park.  This year, the two deciders took place in GAA HQ on January 19  when Corofin triumphed over Kilcoo, who who were playing in their first ever All-Ireland final, while Ballyhale Shamrocks recorded back-to-back titles with victory over Borris-Ileigh. While Croke …

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GAA Impose Blanket Ban On All Activity From Midnight

GAA

The GAA have announced a blanket ban on all GAA activity at every age level which will come into effect from midnight on Thursday in an effort to contain Covid-19.  It comes in response to the measures announced by An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar this morning which include the cancellation of indoor gatherings of 100 people and outdoor gatherings of 500 …

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Quiz: Name Victorious Mayo Team From 2019 Allianz League Final

Mayo gaa

Mayo and Kerry clash in the Allianz Football League this weekend with James Horan’s men needing a win to keep them out of the Division 1 relegation zone. The sides are no strangers to each other with Kerry holding the bragging rights following their comprehensive 10-point win in the first round of the Super 8s last year. However, their last …

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Everything You Need To Know Ahead Of The Annual GAA Congress

GAA congress

The Annual GAA Congress takes place this weekend with a number of contentious issues will be voted upon. To help you navigate the weekend’s proceedings, we have compiled this simplified guide to the Congress and the main issues up for debate. _____ When?  The Congress kicks-off at 7.30 pm on Friday, February 28, and continues on Saturday with formalities resuming …

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Tipperary To Commission Two Jerseys To Commemorate Bloody Sunday

Tipperary Bloody Sunday

The Tipperary Bloody Sunday Commemorative Committee have announced a series of plans to mark the centenary of the atrocity later this year.  The county is following in the footsteps of Cork whose hurlers will today don a specially commissioned black jersey with a red collar and striping to honour the centenary of the deaths of former lord mayors Terence McSwiney …

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Billy Morgan: It’s Becoming An Elitist Association

billy morgan

Billy Morgan has launched heavy criticism the GAA’s way following UCC’s thrilling win over NUIG in the Electric Ireland Sigerson Cup.  The prestigious higher-education tournament got underway this past weekend with the tie of the round undoubtedly being the current champions’ clash with a Galway outfit who qualified for the final in 2018. UCC prevailed by a single point in …

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Dublin To Host Bumper Double Homecoming Later This Month

Dublin

It has been a momentous weekend for Dublin as the footballers claimed the elusive five-in-a-row, while on Sunday, the ladies footballers collected the Brendan Martin Cup for the third year-in-a-row.  As expected, a bumper homecoming has been planned that will celebrate the achievements of both teams, however, in an unusual move, the event won’t be held for another two weeks. …

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GAA Announce Ticket Details For Highly-Anticipated Football Replay

Dublin Kerry GAA tickets

The GAA have announced the ticket details for the highly-anticipated replay clash between Dublin and Kerry in the All-Ireland football final. The Sam Maguire Cup lay unclaimed following Sunday’s thrilling 1-16 apiece draw in Croke Park with the replay set for Saturday, September 14 with a throw-in time of 6pm. Tickets will be reduced by a third for the replay …

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Mayo-Dublin Semi-Final Set For Sell-Out As Fans Struggle To Buy Tickets

Dublin Mayo tickets

A sell-out crowd is expected in Croke Park on Saturday evening as for the All Ireland semi-final showdown between Mayo and Dublin with fans scrambling for tickets.  Tickets went on general sale at 10am this morning with supporters queuing for hours outside Supervalu and Centra stores while many reported issues with the online ticketing service, tickets.ie, which reportedly crashed with …

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Final Four Name Teams For Crunch Semi-Finals In Croke Park

Croke Park

The penultimate stage of the All Ireland Hurling Championship is upon us as Kilkenny and Limerick go to battle in Croke Park on Saturday for a place in this year’s decider before it’s the turn of Wexford and Tipperary on Sunday.  Reigning All Ireland champions Limerick take on beaten Leinster finalists Kilkenny who are hoping to make their first final …

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Phelan: “That Feeling, I’ve Never Felt It In A Laois Jersey Before”

Joe Phelan Laois

They may have won silverware the previous week, but it was the final whistle in Portlaoise last Sunday that signalled the biggest celebrations the Laois hurlers have ever experienced.  Their two-point win over Dublin puts them in their first All Ireland quarter-final in 40 years, something few outside the camp thought possible. However, for the players involved, that belief was …

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