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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.

Cork Ladies Football Manager Blasts Farcical Scheduling As “An Absolute Disgrace”

TG4 Ladies Senior All-Ireland Football Championship Quarter-Final, Birr, Co. Offaly 20/8/2016 Cork vs Cavan Cork manager Ephie Fitzgerald Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Lorraine O'Sullivan

Next Saturday, the Cork ladies footballers play Galway in the All-Ireland quarter-final in Ennis, while their camogie counterparts take on the same opposition in the All-Ireland semi-final in Limerick. While the Rebellettes are thriving in both codes, this comes as a serious headache for anybody bidding to play both games. Libby Coppinger is the one player on both squads, and …

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Australia Rugby Union Cut Super Rugby Side In Controversial Cull

Super Rugby Australia's Western Force have been dropped from next season's Super Rugby, the Australian Rugby Union said on August 11, prompting an immediate threat of legal action by the club. / AFP PHOTO / SAEED KHAN (Photo credit should read SAEED KHAN/AFP/Getty Images) Australian Rugby Union (ARU) chairman Cameron Clyne (L) speaks as Bill Pulver (R), CEO of the ARU, looks on at a press conference at ARU headquarters in Sydney on August 11, 2017.

After months of speculation as to what would happen with the Australian representation in Super Rugby, a decision has been made to cull the Western Force. Following the departure of the Cheetahs and Southern Kings to the PRO14, Super Rugby was set to contract from 18 teams to 15. This is not a decision which was taken lightly, and today the …

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The Ultimate Cork Vs Waterford Hurling Championship Quiz

Cork Waterford

Cork and Waterford face off in the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship semi-final this Sunday, as the neighbouring counties continue their fierce rivalry. As we look ahead to Croker, so many memories of recent years spring to mind, in epic clashes between the two sides. But how much do you remember? Test your knowledge here… _____ Make sure to check out the …

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High Profile Outsiders In The Mix To Be New Donegal Manager

Donegal

Last week, Donegal senior football manager Rory Gallagher stepped away from the post after three seasons at the helm. The Tír Chonaill men endured a disappointing 2017 summer, after a heavy loss to Tyrone in the Ulster semi-final, and a 4-17 to 0-14 qualifier defeat to Galway. Following an u-21 Ulster triumph and a promising league campaign earlier in the …

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Dublin Vs Tyrone In Croke Park To Be Part Of A Triple Header

Croke Park

On the final Sunday of August, Dublin and Tyrone face off in the All-Ireland semi-final at Croke Park. With a place in September’s decider at stake, it is certainly a mouth-watering prospect as the Leinster and Ulster champions clash. It’s difficult to predict who can come out on top, as both have enjoyed facile runs up to this point. As …

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