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My Sporting Heroes: Brendan Cummins On Peter Schmeichel

Schmeichel Cummins

“He was angry, everyone was afraid when taking a shot on him. When he came out with the ball, he spread himself. And of course, he was on a successful soccer team which was the one I supported and still do.” Brendan Cummins is one of the most famed goalkeepers in hurling and a two-time All-Ireland winner with Tipperary. He …

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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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Teenage Hurlers’ Heroic Act Saves The Lives Of Two Children

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Four minor hurlers from Cushendall are being lauded as heroes after saving the lives of two small children who were struggling at sea on the Antrim coast.  The 16-year-old hurlers from Ruairí Óg CLG GAA Club, one of Ireland’s most recognisable clubs were walking along White park Bay beach in the area when they came across the two children and …

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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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“He Was As Close To Me As A Brother” – Davy Fitzgerald On Infamous Fallout

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It’s widely known that Davy Fitzgerald faced serious criticism during the latter stages of his five-year term as manager of his native Clare.  After winning the All-Ireland Championship in 2013, following a 16-year wait, the Banner County’s young panel failed to live up to potential. They exited the championship the following year at the qualifying stages while in March 2015, …

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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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Name Every Hurler To Score A Hat-Trick In The Last Decade

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Can you name every hurler to have scored a championship hat-trick in the last decade?  Since 2010, 14 players have scored a hat-trick during the Senior Hurling Championships and we want you to name them. As a hint, we have included the county each player is from and also the year in which they scored the pivotal goals. As 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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Name Every Hurling Championship Top Scorer Of The Last 30 Years

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In our latest hurling quiz, we are asking you to name the top scorers of every All-Ireland Hurling Championship since 1990. You will have six minutes to name each hurler. As usual, you do not have to include the players’ surnames, first names will suffice. As a hint, we have included the county each sharpshooter represented. You may notice that …

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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

gaa trivia 33

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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