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Galway Captain Reveals Who He Thinks Will Win On Sunday

Hurler Of The Year Allianz Hurling League Division 1B, Pearse Stadium, Galway 19/2/2017 Galway vs Wexford Galway's David Burke leads out his team Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Galway hurling captain David Burke will have a keen interest in this Sunday’s All-Ireland hurling semi-final. The Tribesmen await the winners of Cork and Waterford. But Burke has a feeling it’s the Rebels he will be facing in September. Having advanced to their third All-Ireland final of the decade, after their dramatic win over Tipperary, confidence is high in the …

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Tipperary v Galway: Combined XV Ahead Of Sunday’s Clash

Seamus Callanan Tipperary Galway

Hurling fans have been licking their lips all week as Tipperary and Galway do battle this Sunday. This is the fourth year in a row that we’ve seen this fixture and we’re yet to be disappointed. Ahead of the game, we select a combined XV between the two sides. Galway have been favourites for this year’s championship for quite some …

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Ranking The Top Five U-21 Hurling Sides Of The Decade So Far

Bord Gáis Energy GAA Hurling All Ireland Under 21 Championship Final 10/9/2011 Galway vs Dublin The Galway team celebrate victory Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Lorraine O'Sullivan

The Leinster u-21 hurling championship kicks off on TG4’s televised coverage of that competition as Dublin take on Kilkenny at 7.30 tonight. To mark the beginning of a wonderful championship we are ranking the top five u-21 hurling sides of the decade so far. This championship has provided us with a world of action year in year out. TG4 deserve …

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Five Outside Bets For Hurler Of The Year Worth Considering

Hurler Of The Year Allianz Hurling League Division 1B, Pearse Stadium, Galway 19/2/2017 Galway vs Wexford Galway's David Burke leads out his team Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

With the National Hurling League brushed aside for another year, all roads now lead to the 2017 All-Ireland Championship. An eye will be kept on each hurler throughout the summer for the game’s top performers, one of which will receive the coveted Hurler of the Year accolade. Undoubtedly marquee names such as TJ Reid, Seamus Callanan and Joe Canning will …

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Galway: Who Can Help Them Back To The All-Ireland Final?

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Sunday presents a huge game for Galway. The element of surprise is gone after beating Tipperary at this stage last year. A big challenge presents itself, but these are the challenges they must overcome if they are to win an All-Ireland. Here we run through the men that need to perform on Sunday 1. Daithí Burke The way Galway have …

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Hurling; Top Five Performers From The Weekend

Galway hurling

It was another poor weekend of hurling. Galway and Clare did play out a somewhat tense affair, but it was only good in comparison to the rest of the last two championships, it was a poor game in general. We still want to note some of the good performers, so here are the Top 5. Adrian Tuohy – Galway He …

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Relentless Work-Rate The Key For Composed Galway

Galway hurling

Galway are through to the All-Ireland semi-final for the second year in a row after defeating Clare on a scoreline of 2-17 to 0-17 at Semple Stadium, Thurles today. A relentless work rate and composed heads were critical to the Tribesmen’s success over Davy Fitzgerald’s Clare side. Having played with the wind in the first half, Galway were boosted significantly when …

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Why Sunday’s Hurling Quarter-Final Is Galway’s To Lose

Leinster GAA Senior Hurling Championship Final, Croke Park, Dublin 3/7/2016 Kilkenny vs Galway Kilkenny's Michael Fennelly and Davey Glennon of Galway Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Galway get their first shot at redemption after losing the Leinster Hurling Final to Kilkenny. Clare is a relatively tough draw and here we discuss how we think they will perform on Sunday. Galway’s game with Kilkenny was a classic clichéd game of two halves. They dominated the first 35 minutes and made Kilkenny look as average as they have …

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Galway Hurlers Have No Choice But To Deliver in 2016

Galway hurling was remembered for the wrong reasons in 2015. A second-half capitulation in the All-Ireland final led to a winter of unrest in the west. So what will become of the latest debacle? 2016 is almost ready to begin and the Tribesmen simply have to deliver. _____ ‘G-G-G Galway’ was the leading line on the nostalgic television advertisement that …

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Pundit Arena’s Hurling All Star Selections For 2015

tj reid Kilkenny

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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Nominees For the GAA -GPA Footballer and Hurler Of The Month Announced

The nominations for the GAA-GPA Footballer and Hurler of the month award for August have been announced. The six nominees for the GAA – GPA Hurler and Footballer of The Month Awards for August have been unveiled. Up for the hurling award are Tipperary’s Seamus Callanan, Galway’s David Burke and Kilkenny’s TJ Reid. Although TJ Reid was brilliant against Galway in the …

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