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Joel Slattery

Joel Slattery
Sub-editor at Pundit Arena. Bad at predictions, Joel was also slightly uncomfortable writing this bio in the third person. Twitter: @JoelSlattery

Behind The Gates: Rossies’ Agony In Croker Shows Pain Of Defeat

It was a roller-coaster season for Roscommon footballers in 2017 having won the Connacht title before being humbled by their provincial rivals Mayo in Croke Park in the All-Ireland quarter-final. Thanks to AIB, we have seen what the season was like up close for the Rossies with this behind the scenes documentary series. The fly-on-the-wall production shows the passion that …

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Five Club Games We Are Looking Forward To This Weekend

There are a host of county and provincial club championship action to keep us occupied this weekend as more teams battle it out for local honours. With some more big counties finishing off their championships, as well as replays and Ulster Championship action, there is something for every GAA fan this weekend. Here five of the stand-out fixtures this weekend: …

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Five Games We Can’t Wait To See In Championship 2018

Thursday night saw the draws take place for the 2018 GAA hurling and football championships. It may only be October, but it is never too early to look forward to the summer when top-level GAA returns. While we have great club action to get us through the winter followed by the shadow-boxing of the National Leagues, it is the summer …

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Behind The Gates: AIB Series Shows Just How Much The Provincial Title Meant To Roscommon

This Wednesday, episode three of the AIB series ‘Behind The Gates’ was released as the fly-on-the-wall documentary shows Roscommon as they take to the field in the Connacht Championship. After the emotion of the second episode, it was down to business now for the penultimate instalment of the series. Roscommon entered the Connacht final with Galway as big underdogs as …

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Galway Hurlers To Play Challenge Match In Australia In 2018

The Australian embassy in Dublin have confirmed that the GAA are organising a special inter-county hurling match to take place next year Down Under. The match will take place between All-Ireland champions Galway and the winners of the 2018 National Hurling League. The event will see the likes of Joe Canning and Gearoid McInerney as well as some of the …

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Kerry Hand Two-Year Extension To Eamonn Fitzmaurice

The Kerry County Board have confirmed that senior football manager, Eamonn Fitmaurice has had his term extended by two years – meaning the Kingdom legend will remain as boss until 2020. Fitzmaurice hasn’t tasted the kind of success that they are used to in the Kingdom, however, the board have backed him to try and end the Dublin dominance in Gaelic …

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Watch: Second Episode Of ‘Behind The Gates’ Shows Roscommon Seeking Connacht Glory

The second episode of AIB’s ‘Behind The Gates’ has dropped and it is another cracker.  After a difficult league campaign, Roscommon head into the Connacht Championship looking to regain their form. This episode shows the Westerners playing an A vs B challenge game as players look to get a spot on the championship team. This is another intense look behind …

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Anthony Joshua Confirms He Wants To Fight Tyson Fury Next Year

Anthony Joshua will defend his IBF and WBA heavyweight world title against Carlos Takam on October 28, but the English boxer has his sights set on a big grudge-match in 2018. In an interview with Talksport (via The42) Joshua said he plans to fight former world champion, Tyson Fury, next year. Joshua said: “We speak man. Not like talk: ‘What’s happening mate.’ …

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