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Opinion: Wexford Have Two All-Ireland Finals In The Coming Weeks

Bord na Mona Walsh Cup Round 1, Gorey, Wexford 8/1/2017 Wexford vs UCD Wexford manager Davy Fitzgerald Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

For the past number of years, Wexford hurling has been in a stagnant state. During competitive matches, their players often showed glimpses of greatness, before being knocked straight back into reality. Their 2014 All-Ireland campaign embodied this. The Model County overcame reigning All-Ireland champions, Clare in their first round qualifier, which were two thrilling encounters in front of large crowds …

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Gaelic Football: Top 10 Moments From The 2016 Intercounty Season

Stephen Cluxton Dublin Sam Maguire All-Ireland

Following on from our hurling countdown earlier this week, attention now turns to the intercounty Gaelic football season. It was a rather eventful year with championship runs from lesser counties and two dramatic finals that went right down to the final seconds. Here we rank our top 10 moments.  10. Longford Shock Monaghan There were a number of surprises in …

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Seamus Callanan Or Richie Hogan: Who Is More Effective?

Seamus Callanan Richie Hogan

Although Kilkenny’s Richie Hogan and Tipperary’s Seamus Callanan are essentially two different types of players, this article will compare and contrast the differences and similarities between the two.  The most striking similarity between the pair is that they both excelled in their recent change of position under their respective managers. Since Callanan’s move to full forward, he has become a rising horror story …

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The Greatest Munster Hurling XV Since 2000

National Hurling League 15/4/2007 Cork vs Waterford Cork's Sean Og O'hAilpin tackles Dan Shanahan of Waterford Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

We at Pundit Arena have put together a team of the fifteen greatest Munster hurlers since the millennium.  1. Brendan Cummins Undoubtedly, Cummins has been the star goalkeeper in Munster since the millennium. Although competing against some of the greatest Munster goalkeepers of all time such as Donal Óg, Davy Fitzgerald and Anthony Nash, Cummins still edges it. With Tipperary, Brendan …

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Paddy Stapleton’s Ex-Tipperary Teammates React To Retirement Announcement

Allianz Hurling League Division 1 Semi-Final 19/4/2015 Tipperary Paddy Stapleton Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

Double All-Ireland winner Paddy Stapleton has hung up his boots. At 31 years of age, he has retired from inter-county hurling on the highest podium – with a current All-Ireland winner’s medal in his back pocket. Undeniably, Stapleton has been one of the most consistent corner-backs of the last decade. And some of his former Tipperary teammates have congratulated Paddy on …

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Cork Hurlers To Face Tipperary In Thurles As Páirc Uí Chaoimh Won’t Be Ready In Time

Cork hurlers will concede home advantage to reigning All-Ireland senior hurling champions Tipperary next summer as the redevelopment of Páirc Uí Chaoimh will not be completed in time for the fixture. The tie was one of the standout fixtures made in Thursday’s 2017 All-Ireland Hurling Championship draw and there were some initial suggestions that the match would be the ideal way …

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GAA: Fifteen Wishes For The 2017 Season

No sooner has the 2016 intercounty season concluded, attentions have already turned to 2017. The draw for next seasons championships take place on Thursday, twelve days after the intercounty season has ended. Looking forward, here are fifteen wishes for next year reflecting on what happened in 2016. 1. Progress From The Football Teams In Leinster The business end of the …

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All-Ireland Hurling Final – Player Ratings

Hurling Championship Final, Croke Park, Dublin 4/9/2016 Kilkenny vs Tipperary Tipperary's Brendan Maher lifts the Liam McCarthy Cup Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

So now it is time for our reaction. We will save our Team Of The Year until our live podcast on Wednesday. For now we rate the performances of each player on All-Ireland final day in Croke Park. Tipperary 1. Darren Gleeson – 8 A much improved performer. Made a vital first half save and went very direct with his …

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Twitter Reacts To Tipperary’s All-Ireland Triumph

GAA All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Final, Croke Park, Dublin 4/9/2016 Kilkenny vs Tipperary Tipperary team celebrate with the Liam MacCarthy cup Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

It was comfortable in the end as Tipperary lifted the Liam McCarthy Cup for the first time since 2010. They ended years of heartbreak against Kilkenny with an excellent performance. They bettered the Cats in all areas of the field and were emphatic winners. Here is how Twitter reacted. Magic…A lot of hurt and pain through the years but all …

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Tipperary: Five Similarities To The 2010 All-Ireland Hurling Final

Throw-in is getting closer and closer as hurling’s oldest and probably greatest rivalry gets ready to write another chapter in its thick history book. Tipperary and Kilkenny are ready for another All-Ireland final where titles and local bragging rights are on the line. We see many similarities with the game in 2010, that Tipp won, here we explain why. 1. A …

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Hurling: Ranking The Top Five Iconic Championship Moments Of 2016

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For a hurling season that has disappointed overall, there have still been some iconic moments which have typified what the GAA is all about. Here, we rank the top five. 5. Wexford’s Day Of Delight July the 9th. Semple Stadium, Thurles. Wexford’s day of delight. Not since 1956 had Wexford beaten Cork in the championship. Both teams went in to the …

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GAA: Who’s Hot, Who’s Not – 22nd Of August

Three of the four All-Ireland finalists have now been decided. The Mayo For Sam campaign has not yet ended for 2016 and Tipperary could hold their heads very high despite defeat. Like every other Monday it is time to look at the fallout from the GAA weekend.  Who’s Hot Tipperary It is rare that the losers of the semi-final receive …

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Gaelic Football: The Top Five Performers Of The Weekend

Mayo defeated Tipperary to claim a place in this year’s All-Ireland final. Here, we take a look at the top five performers from this weekend’s Gaelic football action. Keith Higgins (Mayo) Higgins was deservedly voted RTÉ‘s man-of-the-match after yesterday’s game. Higgins has been a mainstay in the Mayo defence for years and the Ballyhaunis man once again illustrated his importance to …

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Twitter Reacts To A Proud Season For Tipperary

GAA All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Semi-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 21/8/2016 Mayo vs Tipperary The Tipperary team huddle Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

The story of the championship has come to an end. It is not what they want to hear, but Tipperary have to be very proud of their efforts and achievements in 2016. They outplayed Mayo for large parts of the semi-final but two prevenetable goals were the difference in the end. Here we have some the public reaction. Well done …

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GAA: International Soccer Stars Show Their GAA Roots

2016 UEFA European Championship Group E, Nouveau Stade de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France 18/6/2016 Republic of Ireland vs Belgium Ireland's Shane Long Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

As we know by now, All-Ireland Semi-Final day sees Mayo take on Tipperary in Croke Park. We all know how GAA sticks with people whether in Ireland or abroad and ahed of today’s game, two big Irish sportsmen have taken to Twitter to get behind their teams. Shane Long may well be better known for being on fire to Irish …

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Tipperary Vs Mayo: The Three Key Battles


Mayo and Tipperary are set to do battle later today at Croke Park in what will be a novel All-Ireland semi-final clash. Outlined below are three key battles which will have a huge bearing on today’s outcome. Brian Fox vs Kevin McLoughlin Although Fox and McLoughlin won’t be in direct opposition, both players have been hugely influential in occupying sweeper …

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Mayo Vs Tipperary: Preview And Team News

GAA Football All Ireland Senior Championship Quarter-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 31/7/2016 Galway vs Tipperary Tipperary's Philip Austin and Kevin O'Halloran celebrate at the final whistle Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Tipperary take on Mayo in their first All-Ireland Football Championship semi-final since 1935 this Sunday in Croke Park at 3:30pm.  Mayo come into the game as strong favourites as they continue their chase for All-Ireland success, which has eluded them since 1951. Tipperary haven’t reached the final stage since 1920 – the year the Premier county last won an All-Ireland …

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