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PA All-Star Team: Vote For Hurling Full-Back Line Of The Year

Ahead of the All-Star awards on November 2nd, Pundit Arena are asking you to vote for who you think will make the lineup of both the hurling and football teams. In the second part of the series, we are asking: who will make up the full-back line?  _____ Corner Backs Nominee: Adrian Tuohy County: Galway Credentials: Fast, physical and clever on the ball, …

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Conor McDonald: Good Start Could Sneak Win For Limerick

As part of a PA Roundtable ahead of the All Ireland Hurling Final between Galway and Limerick, we spoke to Wexford hurler, Conor McDonald about his predictions for the titanic Croke Park tussle. _____ 1. Who will be Galway’s key man and why? Conor Whelan. He has a ferocious work rate and is unbelievably accurate if he gets any sniff, just …

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Impressive Cork Down Wexford To Stroll Into U21 Final

Cork 3-26 Wexford 0-13 Cork have roared into the U21 All Ireland final with a comprehensive victory over Wexford. A number of the players who tasted heartbreak in the senior semi-final against Limerick last Sunday were key to their impressive win this evening in Nolan Park.  This was never a match that the Rebels were going to lose two first half …

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Hurling Team Of The Week: The Men From Munster Dominate


We were treated to two cracking hurling quarter-finals over the weekend with Clare and Limerick edging their way into the All Ireland semi-finals at the expense of Wexford and Kilkenny. As a result, there’s plenty of competition in our Hurling Team of the Week. 1 Eoin Murphy (Kilkenny) Every week he plays, his name ends up on one team of …

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The Major Talking Points After A Feast Of U21 Hurling Action

With the World Cup on hiatus, Irish sports fans turned their attention to the U21 hurling last night and they weren’t disappointed. Here’s the major talking points from both the Leinster and Munster finals.  Cork’s second Munster title in four days What a week to be a Cork GAA fan. First the senior Munster title and now a U21 trophy to …

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Galway Stun Wexford With Last-Second Goal In Extra-Time

It was an absolutely riveting affair in today’s Bord Gáis Energy U21 Leinster Hurling Final between Galway and Wexford. Today’s matchup was an incredibly tight and evenly contested Leinster final from the offset as Galway met Wexford in what amounted to an absolutely scintillating affair in Portlaoise this evening. After exchanging points in the match’s early stages, it was Galway’s …

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Five Burning Questions Ahead Of Crucial Kilkenny Vs Wexford Clash

A crucial game in the Leinster Senior Hurling Championship,  Kilkenny and Wexford do battle at Nowlan Park this evening, in what is essentially a provincial semi-final with the winners meeting Galway in the Leinster final. Let’s take a look at five key questions ahead of this crucial game: _____ 1) Will Fatigue Be An Issue For Wexford? Davy Fitz’ men …

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Brian Cody Rubbishes Doubts Which Surrounded Kilkenny In Late January

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A Final, Nowlan Park, Kilkenny 8/4/2018 Kilkenny vs Tipperary Kilkenny's manager Brian Cody during the second half Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

Kilkenny are back. There’s no need to whisper. They bellowed it yesterday afternoon themselves with a dominant second-half display. TJ Reid, Walter Walsh and Paddy Deegan led the line as the Cats were crowned Allianz Hurling League champions. After two games, there were suggestions that change was needed at the helm of Kilkenny. Fast-forward two months and Brian Cody is …

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The Standout XV From The 2018 Allianz Hurling League


Ahead of the Allianz Hurling League Division 1 final between Tipperary and Kilkenny, we take a look at the standout performers from the campaign. 1. Alan Nolan (Dublin) It was certainly an underwhelming campaign for Pat Gilroy’s Dublin side, but Nolan’s showings between the sticks were undoubtedly impressive. The fact that he kept former All-Star Gary Maguire and last season’s …

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