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“Naomh Colmcille Had Absolutely Nothing To Do With It”

A Donegal councillor has informed Pundit Arena that Naomh Colmcille had nothing to do with the organisation of an ‘unauthorised tournament’ that has seen the club sanctioned with an eight-week ban. On Monday it was reported that the club was hit with a ban by the Donegal Competitions Controls Committee (CCC) meaning all adult teams have been suspended for eight …

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Forgotten Friday: The Immovable Force That Was Tony Reddin

Tony Reddin

“Try that again and they’ll be having a by-election in Cork.” – Tony Reddin to then Cork TD, Jack Lynch, during the 1950 Munster final.  Since the retirement of Darren Gleeson in 2017, Tipperary have been having trouble nailing down their man between the sticks. This season, Liam Sheedy has juggled between Paul Maher and Brian Hogan of Lorrha. However, …

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BOI Celtic Challenge: Derry Go Top Of Group H With Win Over Down

Celtic Challenge

Derry have taken control of Group H in the Bank of Ireland Celtic Challenge following their impressive Round 3 win over Down in Portaferry. Meanwhile, in the group’s other games, Armagh secured an away win against Antrim while Tyrone displayed their goal-scoring threat against Fermanagh. Read our round-up of all of the action from Round 3 below. _____ Derry Prove …

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John Horan: ‘Pretty Clear’ Where The GAA Stand On Border Poll

GAA president, John Horan has given the clearest indication yet on where the association would fall should a border poll on Irish unity come to fruition. The subject has been discussed at great length in the past number of weeks after former Armagh captain, Jarlath Burns, stated that the nature of the GAA’s official guide meant it would take the …

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BOI Celtic Challenge Round-Up: Down Clinch Thriller With Armagh

The Bank of Ireland Celtic Challenge continued this weekend with three riveting games in Group H. Derry, Down and Tyrone all picked up crucial wins setting up an enticing selection of fixtures in Round 3. Read our full round-up of the weekend’s games below. _____ Derry Continue Fine Form In Celtic Challenge With Win Over Fermanagh   Derry 3-11 Fermanagh …

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Limerick Sell Gaelic Grounds Naming Rights In Unique Partnership

Limerick GAA have sold the naming rights to their home venue, the Gaelic Grounds, in a new ‘first of it’s kind’ deal with higher education college, LIT. Over the next ten years, the third-level institute will pay €300,000 to Limerick GAA with the stadium set to be renamed the LIT Gaelic Grounds. As part of the unique deal, the university …

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Molloy & Mullen Walk Away With Club Player Of The Year Awards

Corofin defender, Kieran Molloy and Ballyhale Shamrocks attacker, Adrian Mullen have been named AIB Club Footballer and Hurler of the Year respectively following a ceremony in Croke Park last night.  Wing-back, Molloy recently collected his second All-Ireland club medal following Corofin’s dismantling of Dr Crokes last month. Molly has been in tantalising form in the past 18 months, both with …

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Forgotten Friday: The Magic Versatility Of Brian Whelahan

Brian Whelahan Offaly

Offaly hurling is in dire straits at the moment and in an effort to contextualise their downfall, many have referred back to the great team of the 1990s.  That era is littered with famed players like the Dooleys, Johnny Pilkington, John Troy and, of course, the Whelahans. Simon, Barry and Brian all represented Offaly with honour and Brian is the …

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Hurling Power Rankings Following Exciting Allianz League Campaign

Allianz League

With the Allianz Hurling League wrapped up for another year, the countdown to the provincial championships and the Joe McDonagh Cup has begun. Limerick finished top of the class while the competition raised questions about a number of different teams that will need to be addressed before May. With all that in mind, here are our Hurling Power Rankings following …

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GAA Stock Watch: Jim Gavin Gives Hope To The Chasing Pack

jim gavin

The Allianz Leagues wrapped up on Sunday (almost) as Mayo and Limerick lifted their first Allianz League trophies in 18 and 22 years respectively in Croke Park. For some teams, it was a league campaign to remember, for others it was one to forget. With that in mind, we have decided to select our GAA Stock Watch based on the …

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