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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. Mail: [email protected]

Worrying Stat Shows That Kildare Are Up Against It On Saturday

Bord na Mona O'Byrne Cup Semi-Final, St. Conleth's Park, Newbridge 22/1/2017 Kildare vs Dublin The Kildare team stand for The National Anthem Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Dublin have dominated the Leinster Championship this decade and that run of form continued earlier this month when they beat Kildare to claim a seventh successive provincial title. While it cannot be denied that the Dubs have been far superior than every else in the eastern province over the last seven years, the performances of everyone else in Leinster has …

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Five Talking Points Ahead Of A Busy Weekend Of Football

There are four games this weekend as we get to the business end of the football championship. With eight of the twleve remaining teams in action in Croke Park in do-or-die knockout games over the next few days, there is sure to be fireworks at GAA HQ over the weekend. The final two qualifiers take place on Saturday evening while …

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“Wicklow The North Korea Of Ireland” – Bray Wanderers Issue Extraordinary Statement

Bray Wanderers have issued a strongly-worded statement and confirmed that the club is financially viable “for the foreseeable future”. The Wicklow club have been in turmoil recently, and had to garner quick funds to keep the club afloat. Here is their statement: Bray Wanderers FC can now officially confirm the club is financially stable for the foreseeable future and have …

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Limerick U-21 Manager: It’s Seven Years These Lads Are On The Road

Bord Gais Energy Munster GAA Under 21 Hurling Championship Semi-Final, Gaelic Grounds, Limerick 12/7/2017 Limerick vs Clare Limerick manager Pat Donnelly Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

Limerick u-21 manager Pat Donnelly has praised the county’s underage structures in the wake of the Shannonsiders Munster triumph over Cork on Wednesday night. A selector in 2011 when the Treaty beat the same opponents in the provincial decider, the South Liberties clubman has seen a lot of talent coming through the ranks. Limerick are now bearing the fruits of …

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Duignan Hits Out At Davy’s ‘Sinister’ Comments About RTÉ Analysts

The latest manager v analyst spat in the GAA world took another twist on Wednesday as Michael Duignan took to Morning Ireland to hit back at Davy Fitzgerald’s latest comments – calling the Wexford manager’s statements ‘sinister’. In an emotional outburst in the wake to Wexford’s loss to Waterford, Davy took aim at Duignan and Henry Shefflin over their criticism …

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Report: Cathal Barrett Will Not Be Returning To Tipp Panel For Semi-Final

Reports have emerged this Wednesday morning that Tipperary manager Michael Ryan will not be recalling defender Cathal Barrett back into the panel. The Irish Independent  report that Barrett, who played for his club Holycross-Ballycahill at the weekend, would not re-join the squad, from which he was controversially dropped in the wake of the defeat to Cork. There were rumours of a …

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