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Brian Barry
Brian Barry is a Sports Journalist and the Commercial Editor with Pundit Arena. You can get in touch by mailing [email protected], and can follow him on Twitter via @briangbarry.

Dublin’s New Senior Hurling Manager Has Been Confirmed

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Dublin have confirmed their new senior hurling manager with a statement this morning. The Boys in Blue have been on the hunt for a new man at the helm since the departure of Ger Cunningham in July. The Cork native oversaw an ultimately disappointing three-year period, failing to hit the heights of the Anthony Daly era. Last week, the Dublin …

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Two High Profile Sides Missed Out On World Cup Qualification Overnight

SAINT PETERSBURG, RUSSIA - JULY 02: Alexis Sanchez of Chile and his team-mates look dejected at the end of the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 Final match between Chile and Germany at Saint Petersburg Stadium on July 2, 2017 in Saint Petersburg, Russia. (Photo by Robbie Jay Barratt - AMA/Getty Images)

Chile have failed to qualify for the World Cup, after the Copa America champions finished in sixth spot in the South American qualification table. Alexis Sanchez and Co. entered the final round of games in one of the automatic qualification spots, but a 3-0 loss to Brazil, coupled with Argentina’s 1-3 win away to Ecuador and Peru’s draw with Colombia …

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Clare Hurlers Lose Another 2013 All-Ireland Winner To Retirement


Already this week, Clare hurler Brendan Bugler announced his retirement. Today, the Banner have received another blow after Colin Ryan has called it a day. The 29-year-old took a sabbatical in 2017, and today has announced that he will not return for the county. After a year out n a new addition, it's time to call it a day, been …

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Five GAA Club Games To Watch Out For This Weekend

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Ahead of another packed weekend of GAA club action, we pick out five of the most interesting clashes around the country. Thurles Sarsfields vs Boris-Ileagh (Tipperary SHC final – live on TG4) The ‘Sars’ have dominated the competition in recent years, and are hot on the heels of their fourth consecutive title. Looking through their team, it’s not hard to …

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Argentina Are In Big Trouble After Latest World Cup Qualifying Result

BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - OCTOBER 05: Lionel Messi of Argentina looks dejected after a match between Argentina and Peru as part of FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifiers at Estadio Alberto J. Armando on October 5, 2017 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (Photo by Daniel Jayo/Getty Images)

All throughout the week, there has been talk that Argentina’s path to next summer’s World Cup has been a tricky one. The 2014 runners-up are doing things the hard way in the South American qualification group, and things got a whole lot more difficult last night, after their 0-0 draw with Peru last night. Lionel Messi and Co. currently sit in …

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Karl Lacey To Return To Donegal Panel For 2018 In Coaching Capacity

Donegal are gearing up for the 2018 with new management after Rory Gallagher moved back to his native Fermanagh. The 2012 All-Ireland champions have appointed Declan Bonner as manager for his second stint in charge, but he is yet to announce his backroom team. According to a report in Donegal Sport Hub, Karl Lacey is set to return to the set-up. …

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