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Jim Gavin Names The Toughest County Dublin Faced During His Tenure

Jim Gavin

Former Dublin football manager Jim Gavin has named the toughest county which his side faced during his hugely successful tenure.  Gavin managed Dublin between 2012 and 2019 where he guided the Dubs to a historic five All-Ireland titles in a row before he stepped down from the job in October of last year. In total, throughout his time with Dublin, …

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Five Fringe Players To Watch Out For In 2020 GAA Championships

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Since the format of the 2020 All-Ireland Hurling and Gaelic Football Championships were confirmed, GAA fans have been eagerly awaiting the competitions.  A return to straight knockout in football with two rounds of ‘back-door’ games in hurling has added to the excitement while the short October to December window means that teams will have to take full advantage of their …

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Can You Name These GAA Championship Record Holders?

The GAA All-Ireland championships have been blessed with a plethora of talent dating back over 100 years.  Some of the finest hurlers and Gaelic footballers have wondered crowds with their amazing scoring skills while for others, it is their longevity that sets them apart. We have compiled a list of 20 multiple choice questions to test your knowledge of GAA records. …

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Five Of The Biggest Gaelic Football Upsets Of The Last Decade

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During the week, Kildare fans fondly reminisced about their stunning upset over Mayo in the All-Ireland Football Championship two years ago to send the previous year’s finalists crashing out of the competition. With the wait for inter-county action continuing, we’re taking a look back at some of the most memorable Gaelic Football Championship results of the last decade. 2011 All-Ireland …

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Pundit Arena Daily GAA Trivia Challenge – Day 49

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Welcome to day 49 of Pundit Arena’s daily GAA trivia challenge. Each day, we’ll give you 20 GAA trivia questions and 20 clues, similar to a crossword, and you have to guess the answers before the time runs out. Top marks are possible today if you get your thinking cap on! https://t.co/R6Aj1njeas — Pundit Arena (@PunditArena) June 30, 2020 So, …

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Michael Duignan Hits Out At GAA Over Inter-County Training Row

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Offaly GAA chairman Michael Duignan has strongly criticised the GAA and inter-county managers over the issue of players training with their counties during the club window.  While inter-county training is not permitted before September 14, GAA President John Horan stated last week that the Association have no intention of imposing penalties on teams should they resume training prior to that …

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The Five Most Effective Left-Footers Playing Inter-County Gaelic Football

There’s something mesmeric about watching left-footed footballers in full-flight. While the ‘lefties’ often find themselves at the brunt of jokes, particularly when it comes to penalty kicks, their talent and value is important as it provides teams with balance, especially in Gaelic games where scores are quite often kicked from the wing-forward positions. From Padraic Joyce to Ciaran McDonald, some …

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Pat Spillane Offers Unique Solution To Avoiding Championship Heartache

gaa penalties

Pat Spillane has urged GAA officials to reconsider how they settle drawn championship matches in 2020 while offering a unique and interesting solution to ensuring each game finishes on the day.  Penalty shootouts have become more and more common in Gaelic games with various club championship games up and down the country being decided via ‘spot-kicks’ in 2019. Last year …

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Pundit Arena Daily GAA Trivia Challenge – Day 45

GAA trivia 45

Welcome to day 45 of Pundit Arena’s daily GAA trivia challenge. Each day, we’ll give you 20 GAA trivia questions and 20 clues, similar to a crossword, and you have to guess the answers before the time runs out. GAA fans should find today's trivia challenge very manageable! 💪https://t.co/gjhGNtpZLD — Pundit Arena (@PunditArena) June 24, 2020 So, for example, if …

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Pundit Arena Daily GAA Trivia Challenge – Day 44

GAA trivia 44

Welcome to day 44 of Pundit Arena’s daily GAA trivia challenge. Each day, we’ll give you 20 GAA trivia questions and 20 clues, similar to a crossword, and you have to guess the answers before the time runs out. Yesterday's average came in at a whopping 69% but can you score higher today? There are a few zingers in here. …

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Pundit Arena’s Ultimate Gaelic Football Team Of The 1990s

Wow, this proved to be a seriously tough task with our selection committee consistently butting heads on who to include and who to leave out.  In the end, we’ve narrowed it down to our final XV but when you look at the list of players [see below] we haven’t included, we’re sure to find ourselves in hot water. Before you …

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Pundit Arena Daily GAA Trivia Challenge – Day 38

GAA trivia 38

Welcome to day 38 of Pundit Arena’s daily GAA trivia challenge. Each day, we’ll give you 20 GAA trivia questions and 20 clues, similar to a crossword, and you have to guess the answers before the time runs out. Will you score a new personal best today? 👀🏆https://t.co/q4I1ArkpQP — Pundit Arena (@PunditArena) June 14, 2020 So, for example, if the …

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Pundit Arena Daily GAA Trivia Challenge – Day 37

GAA trivia 37

Welcome to day 36 of Pundit Arena’s daily GAA trivia challenge. Each day, we’ll give you 20 GAA trivia questions and 20 clues, similar to a crossword, and you have to guess the answers before the time runs out. Yesterday's average was 54% but can you score higher today? https://t.co/kwr8JmH0YS — Pundit Arena (@PunditArena) June 13, 2020 So, for example, …

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Pundit Arena Daily GAA Trivia Challenge – Day 35

Welcome to day 35 of Pundit Arena’s daily GAA trivia challenge. Each day, we’ll give you 20 GAA trivia questions and 20 clues, similar to a crossword, and you have to guess the answers before the time runs out. Today's challenge is relatively straight forward! GAA fans should be getting over 15 here. 👇https://t.co/DNrAeCOB34 — Pundit Arena (@PunditArena) June 11, …

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Pundit Arena Daily GAA Trivia Challenge – Day 34

GAA trivia 34

Welcome to day 34 of Pundit Arena’s daily GAA trivia challenge. Each day, we’ll give you 20 GAA trivia questions and 20 clues, similar to a crossword, and you have to guess the answers before the time runs out. Full marks are nearly impossible, only 0.8% have done it so far.https://t.co/6SeYP3gBbX — Pundit Arena (@PunditArena) June 10, 2020 So, for …

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Quiz: Name The Sponsors Of These Classic GAA Jerseys

GAA jerseys

How well do you know your classic GAA jerseys?  We have devised a quiz to test your knowledge of GAA jerseys by showing you an old, but memorable, GAA shirt, and asking you to name the sponsor which has been removed. These jerseys vary in years from the early 1990s to the late noughties. There are 10 to name in …

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Pundit Arena Daily GAA Trivia Challenge – Day 33

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Welcome to day 33 of Pundit Arena’s daily GAA trivia challenge. Each day, we’ll give you 20 GAA trivia questions and 20 clues, similar to a crossword, and you have to guess the answers before the time runs out. Anything over 12 is impressive here! https://t.co/gPzkwCkECr — Pundit Arena (@PunditArena) June 9, 2020 So, for example, if the clue was, …

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