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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.

Massive Blow For Ireland As Reports Of Sean Maguire’s Injury Emerge

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 5/9/2017 Republic of Ireland vs Serbia Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

With just one week to go until Ireland’s crucial World Cup play-off with Denmark, Martin O’Neill has been dealt a severe blow with the news that Sean Maguire is set to miss out. The former Cork City striker has made a remarkable start to life with Preston North End, immediately working himself into the side and finding the net with regularity. …

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Conor McGregor Reveals His Plans To Move To Next Level In UFC

Tonight, the UFC holds its biggest fight card of the year with three titles on the line. However, for many, 2017 is notable for the absence of Conor McGregor in the octagon. The lightweight champion pursued a boxing fight with Floyd Mayweather, and has not yet returned to the world of Mixed Martial Arts. The Dubliner has broken records with …

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Wexford Stalwart Calls Time On His Intercounty Career

Leinster GAA Football Senior Championship Semi-Final 30/6/2013 Meath vs Wexford Wexford's PJ Banville and Damien Carroll of Meath Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

2017 was a year which saw Dublin secure a third consecutive All-Ireland title as well as a seventh Leinster Championship in a row. It’s easy to forget just how competitive the province was not too long ago. In 2008, Wexford reached the All-Ireland semi-final, falling to champions-elect Tyrone by six points. Those were some remarkable days for Wexford football. The links to that …

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Retiring Westmeath Star Has A Bleak Prediction For Counties In Leinster

Westmeath star Denis Glennon has called time on his inter-county career, after giving his all for the Lake County throughout the course of his tenure. A Leinster winner in 2004, Glennon was a member of the squad which reached the 2015 and 2016 provincial deciders. Throughout the course of his career, Glennon saw the Leinster Championship go from a competitive …

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Breaking: The Hurling All-Stars For 2017 Have Been Announced

After a pulsating and unpredictable 2017 championship, the All-Stars have been announced for hurling, as the 15 standout players from around the country have been honoured. Galway pick up the most awards with seven, followed closely by Waterford with five. Cork and Tipperary are the only other countues represented, with two and one respectively. Stephen O’Keeffe picks up his first …

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Poll: Tell Us Who You Think Will Win The All-Ireland Hurling Club Championship

Hurling Club

The race to be crowned All-Ireland Club Hurling winners is warming up as the county championships, barring Galway, have reached their conclusion. As we get ready for the provincial competitions, excitement is building, and Ballygunner’s dramatic victory over Thurles Sarsfields certainly whet the appetite. The Waterford club now march on to face Sixmilesbridge in this weekend’s semi-final, while 2016 All-Ireland champions …

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