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Thursday’s Top 10 – Top 10 Hurling Qualifier Games

This weekend sees four big hurling qualifers take place in hurling’s first big ‘knock out’ weekend of 2016. This week Thursday’s Top 10 looks at the 10 best hurling qualifier matches since their introduction in 2002. 10. Clare          4-14                       Waterford           0-21                       –              2005 This one a few games from the old group staged qualifier …

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Pundit Arena Hurling Power Rankings 2016: Round 6

football hurling GAA DUBLIN, IRELAND - FEBRUARY 07: General View showing the exterior of Croke Park prior to the RBS 6 Nations Championship match between Ireland and France at Croke Park on February 7, 2009 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

The first big weekend in the race for Liam McCarthy is over. We look at how the weekend’s results changed the hurling landscape. _____ 1. Clare (No change) 2. Waterford (No change) 3. Kilkenny (No change) 4. Tipperary (No change) Whatever will be said about Cork, Tipperary were very impressive. The additions of Seán Curran, Dan McCormack and Séamus Kennedy gave …

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Tipperary – Hurling’s Greatest Mystery


Who are the greatest mystery in hurling? Generally, the title is attributed to Galway. Over the last two seasons the same could be said for Clare, but now at Pundit Arena HQ, we think there is a clear answer to this question and that answer is Tipperary. _____ Tipp’s league game with Kilkenny was the most recent example that finally forced …

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The Pundit Arena 2015 Bumper GAA Review

2015 is almost over, and what a year it was. To give all our readers an early Christmas present, we at Pundit Arena have decided to look back at a barnstorming 12 months of GAA, and pick out the highlights. Some of our main GAA writers; Donal Cashin, John Ivory, Seán Ó Murchú, Seán Cremin and Brian Barry pooled their heads together to review …

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Of Those Things That Make Ireland Unique, Hurling Is At The Top

Kieran Fennelly argues that Hurling epitomises what we are as a people. My first memories of hurling fanaticism tread back to 2003, when a youthful and exuberant Tipperary played a Kilkenny team made up of players who were either facing the mortality of their age, or were inexperienced and unproven in the hot cauldron of battle. Tipperary had a mixture …

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Pundit Arena’s Hurling All Star Selections For 2015

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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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Winners Of The GAA-GPA Hurler And Footballer Of The Month Award Announced

The winners GAA-GPA Hurler and Footballer of The Month Award for August have been unveiled. Despite suffering agonising defeats for Mayo and Tipperary in their respective All Ireland Semi Finals, both Lee Keegan and Seamus Callanan have been named as August’s Footballer and Hurler of the month. Lee Keegan scored 1-02 in a man of the match display for Mayo against …

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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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Canadians React To All Ireland Hurling Semi Final On Twitter

Canadians were mesmerised by the All Ireland Hurling Semi Final after it was broadcast on Sportsnet One It seems hurling is slowly taking over the world. Last summer it was the Brits who were enthralled, now its the turn of the Canadians. Long have we told anyone who will listen that hurling is the best sport in the world. It is …

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Summer Saved By Game From The Hurling Heavens

“Jesus Christ Marty, what a f****** game heigh” – Michael Duignan at the final whistle of yesterday’s All-Ireland semi-final. Right, so Duignan actually said no such thing, but surely even the most judicious prude at Montrose would have known better than to deny the Offalyman a lapse in refinement yesterday. Expletives are not to everyone’s taste, but they exist for …

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Watch Seamus Callanan’s Hat-Trick Against Galway

Seamus Callanan scored hat-trick against Galway Despite scoring a hat-trick, Seamus Callanan found himself on the losing team today. Callanan’s first came inside the opening minute, as Tipperary looked to test the Galway defence early on. His second came early in the second half, as he single handedly looked to take on the Galway defence. Callanan completed his hat-trick in the …

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Tipperary Shouldn’t Really Be Favourites To Beat Limerick & Here’s Why

Limerick are more than capable of beating Tipperary Gunning for their third consecutive championship victory over Tipperary, Limerick enter this weekends game as underdogs. This is despite the fact that the Treaty men are looking to play in their third Munster Hurling Championship final in as many years. Indeed Tipperary have to travel to Gaelic Grounds not having beaten Limerick since 2012 and under Eamon …

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Week 2: Here’s The PA Hurling Team of the Week

There were some impressive individual and team performances over the second weekend of the National Hurling League. We learned that Kilkenny are not invincible while the likes of Cork and Tipperary bounced back from poor opening day performances. Here is the Pundit Arena GAA, Team of the Week. ___________________________________________________________________ Patrick Kelly – Clare Clare may have been comprehensively beaten by …

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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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