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Relentless Work-Rate The Key For Composed Galway

Galway hurling

Galway are through to the All-Ireland semi-final for the second year in a row after defeating Clare on a scoreline of 2-17 to 0-17 at Semple Stadium, Thurles today. A relentless work rate and composed heads were critical to the Tribesmen’s success over Davy Fitzgerald’s Clare side. Having played with the wind in the first half, Galway were boosted significantly when …

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Gaelic Football: Forget Kerry, Give Clare And Tipperary The Credit They Deserve

©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

Kerry’s path to the All-Ireland semi-final is Clare, Tipperary, Clare. That has been a lot of the fallout from the Premier and the Banner’s huge victories yesterday.  Not enough people are complimenting them for their wins and it is downright disrespectful. Before this article comes across the wrong way, we do not support the current GAA championship structures in hurling …

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GAA: Clare And Tipperary Show The Confidence To Create History

Clare and Tipperary both created history yesterday as both counties qualified for their first ever All-Ireland quarter-final. Clare defeated Roscommon by six points in Salthill as they out-classed a tired Roscommon side. In Breffni Park, Tipperary produced a stunning comeback to see off the challenge of Damien Barton’s Derry side. At the start of the season, both sides wouldn’t have …

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PA GAA Predictions – 23/24 July

Clare Galway Hurling

The number of games are lessening as we approach the business end of the GAA season. There are four games this weekend; two football on Saturday with two hurling on Sunday. We have not gotten all of our calls right so far, but some decent tips have come in. We do our best again for this weekend. Saturday Football Roscommon …

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Power Rankings: The Five Hurling Best Goalkeepers Since 2000


Since 2000, there have been many great hurling goalkeepers who minded the nets of their beloved county. Here at Pundit Arena HQ, we have shortlisted what we believe to be the top five goalkeepers since 2000. 5.PJ Ryan (Kilkenny) PJ Ryan makes the list ahead of former-team mate James McGarry, Ryan wasn’t around for long but when he was present between …

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GAA: Questionable Qualifier Venues Cause Anger And Disappointment

The GAA haven’t helped themselves here with yesterday’s announcement of the venues for this year’s Round 4 qualifiers. With both the hurling and the football championships disappointing the world of GAA to date, the CCCC’s announcement of venues for the final stage of the football qualifiers has been greeted with an air of disappointment and indeed anger in Tipperary. Tipperary are …

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Gaelic Football: Last 12 May Not Be As Novel As You Thought

Twelve teams remain in this year’s All-Ireland football championship and here at Pundit Arena HQ, we have taken a look back at the teams who featured in the last 12 since 2010. An incredible number of counties feature. A staggering 25 counties have made it to the last 12 stage since 2010. This year has seen the rise of both Clare …

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Nobody Is Talking About The Tipperary Footballers

Munster GAA Senior Football Championship Final, Fitzgerald Stadium, Killarney, Co. Kerry 3/7/2016 Kerry vs Tipperary Kerry's Michael Geaney and Bill Maher of Tipperary Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

We are now entering the last 12 of the 2016 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship. All of the teams have been spoken about and analysed on a regular basis but very few people have been acknowledging Tipperary. They may be victims of the system or it could down to people having short term memories. But Tipperary are being spoken about very …

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Gaelic Football Power Rankings #4

There is movement again in this week’s Gaelic Football Power Rankings. We are now down to the last 12 of the championship so the Top 10 will now become a Top 12. Real championship football starts now as Croke Park is about to come calling. Dublin – no change Still no change. It’s now six Leinster titles on the bounce …

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Top Five Performers From The Munster Hurling Championship

GAA Hurling All Ireland Senior Championship Round 2 12/7/2014 Tipperary Cathal Barrett Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

We began our provincial championship reviews with a look at the best hurling  performers in Leinster last week. Now that Tipperary got the better of Waterford last Sunday. We give you the Top 5 performers from Munster. Austin Gleeson – Waterford People might think this is a token effort to get a Waterford player into the selection. But it is …

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Tipperary’s McGrath Brothers: What A Difference A Year Makes

Tipperary claimed Munster minor and senior honours at the Gaelic Grounds last Sunday in what was a very special day for the McGrath brothers of Loughmore-Castleiney. Brothers John and Noel starred in the senior win while Brian captained the county minors to provincial glory. 21-year-old John McGrath stole the show as he claimed the Man of the Match award. The …

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Is Tipperary’s Win A Win For Hurling?

Munster GAA Senior Hurling Championship Final, Gaelic Grounds, Limerick 10/7/2016 Waterford vs Tipperary Niall O’Meara and the Tipperary players walk behind the band during the pre match parade Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

Another disappointing hurling championship clash will only add to the woes of all hurling fans but this writer is of the view that ultimately, Tipperary’s win could benefit the game of hurling in the long term. Why can this be of future benefit for the game of hurling? Because the sweeper system has been dismantled and the team with more …

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Twitter Reacts To Tipperary’s Munster Final Victory

Munster GAA Senior Hurling Championship Final, Gaelic Grounds, Limerick 10/7/2016 Waterford vs Tipperary John McGrath of Tipperary celebrates scoring a goal Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

Tipperary hammered Waterford in the Munster hurling final today. They now march on to the All-Ireland semi-final while the Deise must head for the quarter-final stage. Everybody hoped for a classic encounter. Conditions may not have helped but Waterford completely fell flat as the Premier ran riot. A hat-trick for John McGrath, another goal for Michael Breen accompanied with complete …

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Top 10 Tipperary Hurlers Since 2000

GAA All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Final 5/9/2010 Kilkenny vs Tipperary Tipperary captain Eoin Kelly lifts the Liam McCarthy Cup Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Lorraine O'Sullivan

Thursday’s Top 10 will keep in line with the Munster Hurling Final. This writer got plenty of stick for the Kilkenny selection a few weeks ago. This week looks the best Tipperary hurlers since the year 2000. Eamonn Corcoran Corcoran may not be the most household name of this list, but he was a great servant to Tipperary over the …

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TBT: The Great Ever Munster Hurling Final?

Munster Hurling Final 27/6/2004 Cork vs Waterford John Mullane of Waterford is restrained by Sean Og O'hAilpin after he struck Brian Murphy ©INPHO/Patrick Bolger

Taking Munster Hurling Final weekend into account, this week’s Throwback Thursday looks at the best Munster final in recent memory, and in many people eyes the best they have ever seen. The year was 2004. Cork and Waterford both descended on Thurles. Cork were defending Munster champions who were hurting following an All-Ireland final loss from 2003. They disposed of …

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Tipperary v Waterford: Potential To Be A Much Needed Thriller

Munster Hurling Final Senior Championship Final, Semple Stadium, Thurles 12/7/2015 Tipperary vs Waterford Tipperary's Shane McGrath chases Kevin Moran of Waterford Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

For the good of the hurling and the GAA as a whole, it is imperative that this Sunday’s Munster final between Tipperary and Waterford is an exciting contest, and it certainly has the potential to end the drought of dull affairs.  We have built up a number of games in the championship so far as games that can kick-start or …

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