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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]

Farce Of Pre-Season Competitions Goes On As O’Byrne Cup Final Postponed Again

There are a number of positives with the GAA’s pre-season competitions. You can introduce players into an inter-county environment in low-pressure situations. There is also a chance for more established players to run off the cobwebs ahead of the new campaign. Then, of course, there is the chance at silverware – for many counties, their best chance at winning a …

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Widespread Sympathy For Daniel Sturridge As Striker Limps Off After Just Three Minutes

While the internet, and Twitter in particular, can be a cruel place for Premier League footballers, there was an outpouring of sympathy for Daniel Sturridge as the Englishman suffered yet another injury. Lining out for West Brom, where is currently on loan, against Chelsea on Monday Night Football, there were only three minutes gone when the Liverpool-owned man had to …

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Liam Mellows Manager Explains Just What Makes Cuala So Good

After a first Galway SHC title in 47 years, facing the All-Ireland champions was always going to be a tough ask for Liam Mellows. And, in the end, the task was too great as a third-quarter flourish helped Cuala to a 1-17 to 0-11 win in Semple Stadium. While the country will now look ahead to the clash between the …

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Champions Set Up Enticing Clash With Na Piarsaigh As Cuala Sweep Away Liam Mellows Challenge

Cuala 1-17 Liam Mellows 0-11 Joel Slattery reports from Semple Stadium The champions of the last two years will face off in the AIB All-Ireland Senior Club Hurling Final after Cuala defeated Liam Mellows to set up a St Patrick’s Day date with Na Piarsaigh. While it wasn’t a vintage performance in the Home of Hurling, it was a professional display, …

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Sigerson Manager Frustrated At Demands Placed On David Clifford As Star Misses Quarter-Final Defeat

With player welfare in the limelight more so than ever, the schedule of players balancing Sigerson Cup football and Allianz National League duties is shining brighter than ever. The most high-profile case has been with one of the biggest talents in the country. Last year’s minor superstar David Clifford shot to nationwide fame when he scored 4-04 in the All-Ireland …

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Injured Eagles Quarter-Back Posts Classy Message Of Congratulations To Super Bowl Champions

In a moment that could have ended their hopes at becoming champions, Philadelphia Eagles quarter-back Carson Wentz suffered a sickening knee injury late on in the regular season. However, in stepped Nick Foles and, out of nowhere, the back-up QB went from obscurity to being a Super Bowl MVP – an incredible turnaround for the 29-year-old. Wentz’s injury was supposed …

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The Best Pictures As The Philadelphia Eagles Won Their First Ever Super Bowl

History was made on Sunday night as the Philadelphia Eagles won their first-ever Super Bowl as they defeated the New England Patriots 41-33 in an epic encounter. Coming up against the incredible Tom Brady, the Eagles and their quarter-back Nick Foles were unerring in their display in this high-scoring encounter. The Getty team were at the US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis – and …

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