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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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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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Jack Guiney Return A Huge Boost As Wexford Juggernaut Powers On

Bord Gais Energy Leinster GAA Hurling Under 21 Championship Final 9/7/2014 Wexford Jack Guiney Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

Undoubtedly, the National League provided another great weekend of hurling and football games around the country this weekend.  In Wexford Park, the Model County continued their successful run of form after they dominantly overcame Kerry. Although it was not a shock result, there was one huge talking point from the game. Rathnure club man, Jack Guiney was brought on from …

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Former Wexford Manager Liam Dunne Is Back In Management

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Qualifiers Round 2, Semple Stadium, Thurles, Tipperary 9/7/2016 Cork vs Wexford Wexford manager Liam Dunne celebrates at the final whistle Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

Former Wexford boss Liam Dunne has a new management gig, as it has been confirmed that he will take charge of Dublin senior side Ballinteer St John’s. The Oulart the Ballagh clubman was at the helm for the Yellowbellies over five years, reaching the All-Ireland quarter-finals on two occasions. However, the county board elected to go with Davy Fitzgerald for 2017. …

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There Is Something Special Happening In Hurling, Embrace The Revolution

Davy Fitzgerald Wexford Hurling

“It’s like the 1990s all over again!” This sentiment was echoed throughout the country after the 2013 hurling season. For the first time since 1998, a team outside of the traditional big three had claimed the Liam McCarthy Cup. However, over the last three years, order has been restored, as Tipp and Kilkenny have shared All-Ireland glory between themselves. 2017 …

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Results From The Weekend’s National Hurling League Ties

Allianz Hurling League Division 1B, Pearse Stadium, Galway 19/2/2017 Galway vs Wexford Galway's Aidan Harte and Jack O'Connor of Wexford Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

After a tense opening round last week, the National Hurling League roared into life this weekend. Dublin silenced their doubters with a big win in Páirc Uí Rinn last night against Cork, which eased the pressure on Ger Cunningham. His faith in youth paid off, as the likes of Donal Burke, Eoin Conroy and Eoghan O’Donnell led the way. Tipperary …

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