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Experience Overcomes Youth in the Football Championship

The latest round of fixtures in this year’s Football Championship saw the experience of Donegal, Mayo and Kerry pay dividends. In the build up to last weekend, strong arguments could have been made for it to provide the first upset in this years Championship. Such an argument had its merits. Mayo faced a tricky tie in Salthill against what is looking like a resurgent …

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Tipperary vs Kerry: Pressure Will Mould The Kingdom

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Pressure is a funny thing in sport. It can make your muscles clench like a vice and render you useless, resulting in a crucial wide or tackle missed. Some are able to harness pressure and thrive under duress. It’s what defines the winners from the losers, the heroes from the chokers. The names you remember, from the ones lost in …

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Tipperary Can Become The Tonic That The Munster Football Championship Needs

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Tipperary’s clash with Kerry this weekend in the Munster Football Championship should prove to be a gauge as to how much the progress the premier county have made, writes Alan Drumm In a week where the debate surrounding the format of the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship has once more arisen, Tipperary embark on a championship campaign that could reveal the strides they have made at minor and …

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UPDATED: Hurling Power Rankings

After critical games in both the Munster and Leinster senior championships, we have updated our power rankings for all teams vying for the coveted Liam McCarthy Cup. _____ 1. Tipperary (No Change) Last season’s All-Ireland runners-up are in pole position to avenge last year’s hurt and disappointment of losing to Kilkenny after a replay. Eamon O’Shea has built a strong …

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Championship Countdown #3: Munster Hurling Championship

A lot of the provincial championships are now underway for 2015 and next up is possibly the most eagerly anticipated one of all, the Munster Hurling Championship. Five teams will all set out with aspirations of lifting the crown and it promises to be a cracking campaign. _____ Last year’s Munster campaign was full of surprises. Limerick shocked Tipperary by …

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Forgotten Friday: 5 GAA Scores We All Need To See Again

Over the weekend, majestic points were scored in both hurling and football by Austin Gleeson of Waterford and Colin O’Riordan of Tipperary. Both scores were out of the top drawer, which triggered us here at Pundit Arena to take a trip down memory lane. Here is a list of five GAA scores that we all need to see again. _____ …

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Hurling Preview: Nowlan Park Double Header

After a somewhat strange hurling league series, only four teams remain in this year’s competition. Cork and Dublin and Tipperary and Waterford will do battle at Nowlan Park in an eagerly anticipated double-header this Sunday. Here we preview the two encounters. With Kilkenny having have held the league trophy in their possession for the last three years, 2015 provides a chance for …

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All-Ireland Under-21 Football Semi-Finals Preview

This week, Tipperary were crowned Munster Under-21 Football champions, while Tyrone claimed honours in Ulster, meaning that the pairings for the All-Ireland Under-21 Football semi-finals are now known. Leinster Champions Dublin will face Tipperary in Tullamore on Saturday week, while Tyrone will face Roscommon in Markievicz Park on the same day. Both semi-finals promise to be very competitive affairs, and in …

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GAA: Munster U-21 Football Championship Roundup

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Here Eoghan Lordan takes a look back at all the action from the Munster Under-21 Football Championship.  Reigning Munster u-21 Football Champions Cork will take on Tipperary in this year’s final after Seán Hayes’ side defeated Kerry by 1-12 to 1-9 on Wednesday night, in a game which saw the end of Dara Ó Sé’s tenure as manager of the …

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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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Christmas Wish List For Intercounty Hurling Teams: Part 1

As we close in on the 25th of December, a lot of teams will take a short break before embarking on the regular January slog. The 2014 season is very much a thing of the past and all eyes are now focused on 2015. Here Sean Cremin looks at what certain intercounty managers may have on their wish lists for Christmas. …

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Top Four High Profile GAA Transfers Of The Last 25 Years

With the news that five-time All-Ireland winner with Kerry, Tomas O’Sé is transferring from An Ghaeltacht to Cork’s Nemo Rangers, it has once again reminded us that the GAA is changing and that transfers of this kind are becoming more and more frequent. Recently Limerick footballing great John Galvin began to play his club football in Clare with Cratloe where …

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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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How Good Was The 2014 All-Ireland Hurling Final?

Incredible, unbelievable, sensational, epic; the list of adjectives used to describe what Kilkenny and Tipperary served up in the drawn All-Ireland final is endless. Now that the dust has settled, let’s reflect on just how good a game it was. 3-22 to 1-28; twenty five scores to twenty nine making it a total of fifty-four scores. Of these fifty-four scores, …

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Three Things That Will Determine The Outcome Of The All Ireland

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Ashling Dalton discusses three things that could dictate the outcome of the All Ireland Final replay between Kilkenny and Tipperary. We wait 53 years for a draw and three come along at once! Out of the the three drawn games of 2012, 2013, 2014, the last one undoubtedly takes the number one spot for entertainment value. It had absolutely everything. Sublime …

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