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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.

A Decision Has Been Made On Kieran McGeeney’s Future As Armagh Manager

GAA All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Quarter-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 5/8/2017 Tyrone vs Armagh Armagh manager Kieran McGeeney Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Kieran McGeeney’s Armagh side experienced a promising 2017 season, despite a disappointing start to the year. The Orchard County failed to win promotion to Division 2 following late heartbreak against Tipperary in the League. A tame performance against Down in the Ulster quarter-final followed, as fears grew of another early summer exit from the championship. However, they bounced back in …

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England Announce Autumn Schedule For November 2018

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 11: The England team line up for the national anthem prior to kickoff during the RBS Six Nations match between England and Scotland at Twickenham Stadium on March 11, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by David Rogers - RFU/The RFU Collection via Getty Images)

The England rugby team have announced their schedule for next year’s Autumn Internationals, and they have a bumper line-up. The big three of southern hemisphere rugby will be visiting Twickenham, as well as World Cup hosts Japan. The Red Rose will take on South Africa (3 November), New Zealand (10 November), Japan (17 November) and Australia (24 November). This is …

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Huge Blow For Wales As Sam Warburton To Undergo Neck Surgery

Sam Warburton

Having skippered the British and Irish Lions to a remarkable series draw with New Zealand over the summer, the return to normal life has been far from smooth for Sam Warburton. The Wales flanker has received a huge setback as it has been confirmed that he will have to undergo neck surgery. The Cardiff Blues have today released a statement …

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The Minor Hurling Team Of The Year Is Packed With Future Stars

Minor Hurling

The All-Ireland Minor Hurling Championship in 2017 was certainly a cracker. There were thrills and spills throughout, with several highlights from which to choose. Both semi-finals in Munster went to extra-time, as Clare edged Limerick and Cork needed a replay to see off Tipperary. Indeed, the second clash between the Rebels and the Premier drew over 8,000 spectators to Páirc …

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AP McCoy Confirmed To Speak At One-Zero Conference In Croke Park

AP McCoy

One-Zero 2017 is fast approaching, and there is a star-studded line-up in store. With Frank Bruno, Hope Solo and Paul Merson already confirmed as key note speakers, it has today been announced that jockey AP McCoy will be speaking, moderated by bookmaker Paddy Power. Widely regarded as one of the greatest jockeys of all-time, AP McCoy will be speaking at …

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Watch: Trailer Released For Lions Uncovered And It Looks Brilliant


The trailer for Lions Uncovered has landed, and it looks like a barnstormer… The Lions came away from New Zealand with an unlikely series draw over the summer, as Warren Gatland’s squad pulled off what many deemed to be impossible. Despite a rocky start in the warm-up games and opening test, the tourists gathered momentum and finished the series strongly. …

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RTÉ’s Viewing Figures For Camogie Finals Show Huge Increase In Interest


Cork are All-Ireland Senior Camogie champions following a nail-biting victory over Kilkenny in Croke Park yesterday. The Rebellettes exacted revenge for their loss at the same stage last year, and the celebrations will be lasting all winter on Lee-side. Rena Buckley became the first player to captain the same county to a success in both codes, as she scooped a remarkable …

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Crystal Palace Sack Manager Frank De Boer In Most Hypocritical Way Possible

BURNLEY, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 10: Frank de Boer head coach / manager of Crystal Palace during the Premier League match between Burnley and Crystal Palace at Turf Moor on September 10, 2017 in Burnley, England. (Photo by Robbie Jay Barratt - AMA/Getty Images)

Crystal Palace have parted ways with manager Frank De Boer, after just four games in charge. The Dutchman took charge this summer, and after just four games in the Premier League, he has parted ways. A club statement announced the news this morning. “Crystal Palace Football Club have this morning parted company with Frank de Boer. “We would like to thank Frank …

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