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Richie Hogan Goes Through A New Level Of The Pain Barrier To See Cats In To September Showdown

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Richie Hogan starred for Kilkenny yesterday as his side overcame Waterford in the All-Ireland semi-final. Afterwards, the Danesfort man revealed that he couldn’t walk last Friday. Hogan’s presence in the Kilkenny attack was pivotal to their success but it was only confirmed on Friday evening, after Hogan came through training, that last year’s Hurler Of The Year would be fit …

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The Five Main Contenders For Hurler Of The Year

We have reached the semi-final stage in this year’s All-Ireland championship and we here at Pundit Arena HQ, have decided to list the five main contenders for Hurler Of The Year. Yesterday saw the football candidates listed and now it’s time for the hurlers. The semi-finals and finals are where the men stand out from the boys, so all is …

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PA Hurling Power Rankings: No. 5 – 1

The time has come to decide the final five players in the Pundit Arena Hurling Power Rankings. Here’s who we think are the top five hurlers in Ireland at the moment. 5. TJ Reid Reid was another player who brought his game forward another level or two this year. For so long, he was a sub on the Kilkenny side that many people said would walk into …

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PA Hurling Power Rankings No. 25 – 15

A few months back. we put together Ireland’s top twenty-five hurlers prior to the throw-in of the 2014 hurling season. Now that the season has ended, it is time to reassess our power rankings. Tony Kelly led the way having been crowned double Hurler of the Year for 2013. Will he top the charts again for 2014? Form is the …

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GAA GPA All-Star Predictions – Hurling

We covered the football earlier in the week and now it is time to predict who will receive the hurling All-Star awards for 2014. We gave our own equivalent of the all-stars when the season had concluded and had one or two controversial inclusions or exclusions as others might say. Here is who Sean Cremin believes will be rewarded at the banquet on …

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Hurling: End Of Season Report Card

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The 2014 Senior Hurling Championship had a lot to live up to following the phenomenal 2013 season, and 2014 certainly gave its predecessor a run for its money. Here’s the end of season report card following the conclusion of the 2014 hurling season. _____ Best Player – Richie Hogan There was competition in this area but in the end the title goes …

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Pundit Arena Hurling All-Stars 2014

Later than usual, the intercounty hurling season has finally drawn to its conclusion. Kilkenny got their hands back on the Liam McCarthy Cup to complete another clean sweep of silverware. So Kilkenny won the collective honours, but who gets the individual ones? Here is the Pundit Arena All-Star selection for 2014. 1. Darren Gleeson – Tipperary For long parts of …

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Top Five Hurlers From The All Ireland Final

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The greatest game of hurling ever witnessed took place in Croke Park on Sunday between Kilkenny and Tipperary. The two teams could not be separated and will go to battle at HQ all over again. Here are the top performers form the All Ireland Final. 5. Cathal Barrett – Tipperary The youngest man on the field put in arguably, the best performance of the …

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Then There Were Two: Kilkenny v Tipperary

Ger Loughnane once said that “some people say hurling isn’t very important in the scheme of things, but to hurling people hurling is the scheme of things.” It’s that very ‘scheme of things’ that comes to a head in Sunday’s All Ireland Final. It’s the Sunday in September every hurler wants to play in and every manager wants to be …

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Day of Destiny: Potential Aftermath Of All Ireland Hurling Final

Mick Grace looks ahead to this year’s All Ireland Hurling Final and the implications for both Kilkenny and Tipperary should they win or lose. Kilkenny and Tipperary, the great old foes, will once again face off in what is likely to be a titanic battle in Croker on the first Sunday in September. The chance to win an All Ireland should …

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Top Five Players from the Weekend’s GAA Action

John Ivory is here to discuss the top five performances from this weekend’s action-packed GAA schedule at Croke Park. Croke Park looked like it was situated in two different planets over the weekend, such was the variation in weather conditions. Saturday saw two football quarter finals played out on a sunny afternoon, while the All-Ireland semi-final clash of Kilkenny and Limerick …

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PA Hurling Team of the Week – 7th of July


It was a huge weekend of hurling, and Sean Cremin is here with the PA Hurling Team of the Week. Two games lived up to expectation while the Leinster final was a big disappointment. Tipperary answered some questions while Galway increased the amount of questions that will be asked them. Dublin failed to live up to expectation as Kilkenny got their …

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