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TG4 Knock It Out Of The Ballpark Again With Upcoming Weekend GAA Coverage

TG4

TG4 enjoyed an historic broadcast last weekend as 642,000 viewers tuned into Dublin’s defeat to Kerry. The Connemara-based station is set for another bumper weekend of GAA coverage with four live games in store. On Saturday, both semi-finals in the u21 All-Ireland Football Championship are taking place, and will be shown live. First up, Dublin take on Donegal, before Galway and …

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Pundit Arena Hurling Power Rankings 2017: Round 3

Well that was an interesting weekend… For any critics of the current National Hurling League structure, just notice how competitive all the games were this weekend, bar Offaly vs Tipperary. Sure, nothing is going to be perfect, but realistically this is the only mismatch you can be sure of. We take a look at the lay of the land after …

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Five Talking Points From The Weekend’s GAA Action

GAA Allianz Hurling League Division 1A Quarter-Final, Nowlan Park, Kilkenny 2/4/2017 Kilkenny vs Wexford Wexford manager Davy Fitzgerald Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ken Sutton

What a day it was on Sunday with the final round of National Football League fixtures as well as the National Hurling League quarter-finals, with finals in the lower divisions also. With so much going on throughout the weekend, here are our five talking points from the last 48 hours on planet GAA. Wexford upset the Cats The revolution is …

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Wexford Shock Kilkenny And All Today’s Division 1 NHL Results

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A Quarter-Final, Nowlan Park, Kilkenny 2/4/2017 Kilkenny vs Wexford Wexford’s James Breen Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ken Sutton

The Davy Fitzgerald revolution has moved up another gear as Wexford recorded their first win over Kilkenny in Nowlan Park since 1957. Having won promotion to Division 1A for next year, the Yellowbellies weren’t fancied to go to the home of the Cats and pick up a win. However, a storming display saw them pick up an historic win in …

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Eoin Larkin Column: Where Is It Going Wrong For Limerick?

Eoin Larkin

With the National Hurling League facing into a bumper Sunday of quarter-finals and a Division 1A relegation play-off, Pundit Arena columnist Eoin Larkin looks ahead to the action. _____ Cork moving in the right direction, but need to push on Of all the teams left in contention for the League title, I think Cork need it the most. The Rebels could …

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Pundit Arena Hurling Power Rankings 2017: Round 2

Hurling Power Rankings

With the quarter-final and relegation play-offs in the National Hurling League confirmed, we take a look at the latest pecking order as the small ball season gathers pace. 1. Tipperary (no change) Sure, they’ve failed to win a match since our last rankings were drawn up, but there are plenty of positives to take away for Michael Ryan. They were …

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Eoin Larkin Column: Brian Cody Doesn’t Do Shadow-Boxing

Eoin Larkin

Pundit Arena columnist Eoin Larkin reviews the weekend’s hurling action. What a round of hurling that was, and the story of the weekend was arguably Cork. The Rebels have been steadily improving. Over the past number of weeks, I’ve spoken about consistency, or lack thereof from Cork, but they’ve now delivered two big results in a row. That’s a big …

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National Football League: All The Final Day Permutations

Allianz Football League Division 1, Kingspan Breffni Park, Co. Cavan 26/3/2017 Cavan vs Kerry Kerry’s Barry John Keane celebrates scoring a late point Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

The 2017 National Football League will go down as one of the best in years. As we look ahead to the final weekend of action only Division 4 is settled at this juncture. Furthermore, in the other three divisions, only four teams are sure as to what division they will be playing in next season. In order to save you the …

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The National Hurling League Quarter-Final Draw

Allianz Hurling League Division 1 Semi-Final, Semple Stadium, Thurles, Co. Tipperary 17/4/2016 Kilkenny vs Clare Kilkenny manager Brian Cody and Clare manager Davy Fitzgerald Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

After the weekend’s hurling action, we now know the draw for the quarter-finals of the National Hurling League. With uncertainty about the structure of next year’s competition still unresolved, this year’s quarter-finals are still between the top four from Division 1A and the top Four from Division 1B. With so many permutations going into this weekend’s games there was nothing …

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National Hurling League: Five Standout Players Of The Weekend

With another National Hurling League weekend just about coming to an end, we assess some of the standout performances.  Across the weekend, we were presented with some unbelievable, passionate and entertaining games of hurling. From a palpitating performance by two of our countries best in Thurles to the complete demolition of Laois in Division 1b, certainly, this weekend’s hurling action further highlighted …

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What Can Wexford, Galway And Limerick Gain From This Weekend’s Games?

2017 Allianz Hurling Leagues Launch, Croke Park, Dublin 6/2/2017 In attendance at the 2017 Allianz Hurling League Launch in Croke Park are Cian Dillon of Clare, Davy Fitzgerald of Wexford and John Kiely of Limerick. This year, Allianz celebrates 25 years of sponsoring the Allianz Leagues. Visit www.allianz.ie for more information Wexford Manager Davy Fitgerald Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

The lack of competitiveness in Division 1B is a big issue in this year’s National Hurling League, with a plethora of one-sided games having dominating the second tier. Out of 15 matches in the round-robin phase of the competition, it only looked like three would be relevant to the promotion race. However, with Wexford’s opening wins over Limerick and Galway, the …

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Pundit Arena Hurling Power Rankings 2017: Round 1

Hurling power rankings

Three rounds of the National Hurling League have passed, and we are beginning to get a clear picture of where the counties lie in the pecking order. Throughout the season, we will be updating the Pundit Arena Hurling Power Rankings as the top teams in the country battle it out. _____ 1. Tipperary The champs are still at the top …

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