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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.

Watch: People Are Incensed With Corofin Red Card Decision

Corofin

Corofin and Moorefield are facing off today in Tullamore with a place at Croke Park on St Patrick’s Day at stake. The Galway outfit were hot favourites to progress, but that changed within two minutes of throw-in, as they were reduced to 14 men. Michael Farragher was given his marching orders for a relatively innocuous looking challenge, which most felt …

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Five Talking Points Ahead Of The Weekend’s National League Action

With a weekend schedule dominated by hurling, we take a look at the talking points ahead of what promises to be another cracking round of Allianz National League action. Davy’s springtime revolution faces its toughest test yet Davy Fitzgerald has only lost one National Hurling League game as Wexford manager, and that was against Tipperary in last year’s semi-final. Tonight, they …

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Hectic Schedule Of Games And No Training A Delight For Stephen Coen

Tomorrow afternoon, UCD and NUIG will face off in the Electric Ireland Sigerson Cup final. With both sides littered with county players, it promises to be a cracker. For Mayo star Stephen Coen and so many others, it’s been a hectic start to 2018, balancing the Sigerson with pre-season tournaments and the Allianz National Football League. In fact, Coen revealed …

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TG4 Out-Do Themselves Once Again With Cracking Weekend GAA Schedule

GAA

We’re headed into a huge weekend of GAA action. As the Allianz National Hurling League rumbles on, there are some heavyweight clashes with Kilkenny travelling to Walsh Park to face Waterford, and Cork headed to Ennis to meet Clare. Meanwhile, Tipperary host Wexford in the Saturday night game. The postponed games from last week will also take place, with the …

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Extent Of Robbie Henshaw’s Injury Makes For Grim Reading For Leinster And Ireland

The news which emerged on Monday that Robbie Henshaw is set to miss the rest of the Six Nations came as a hammer blow to Joe Schmidt and Ireland, who now must reassess the midfield options ahead of three mammoth clashes with Wales, Scotland and England. The continued absence of Garry Ringrose makes things even trickier, with the likelihood being that Bundee Aki …

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Watch: Highlights Of UCD’s Dramatic Win In Sigerson Cup Semi-Final

UCD Sigerson

UCD are through to the Sigerson Cup final where they will meet NUIG, after seeing off UUJ in dramatic circumstances. The Belfield outfit were buoyed by the return of Con O’Callaghan, fresh from his hurling exploits which helped Cuala past Liam Mellows on Saturday and into the All-Ireland final. The 2016 champions will be eager to win back their crown after …

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Ashling Thompson Laments Having Played In Páirc Uí Chaoimh Just Once

Ashling Thompson feels that more can be done in terms of collaboration between camogie, ladies football, and the men’s games. For anybody entering Cork city coming in the main road from Dublin, the impressive structure that is Páirc Uí Chaoimh dominates the view, as the main stand across the river Lee gives a message of the importance of sport in …

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