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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

Dowling Hopes Na Piarsaigh Can Keep Remarkable Record Intact

Limerick champions Na Piarsaigh celebrated their fourth county SHC title when they defeated Kilmallock in the Gaelic Grounds. When you consider the city club won their first ever title in 2011, this is an impressive record. However, what is even more impressive is the side’s record in the Munster club championship. In each of the previous three years, they claimed …

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Sligo Appoint New Senior Football Manager

With most counties beginning their preparations for the 2018 season, Sligo have finally put a new manager in place ahead of the coming year. After Niall Carew announced his departure in September, the Yeats County had to begin the search for a new bainisteoir. That search is finally over as Tyrone native Cathal Corey has been named as the new …

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‘Unacceptable And Unfair’ – Sacked Galway Camogie Boss Furious With Treatment From County Board

Former Galway camogie manager Mark Dunne was relieved of his position this week – and he has responded with a hard-hitting statement slamming the board. Despite reaching an All-Ireland semi-final, where they were narrowly beaten by Cork, Dunne has been told his services are no longer required. The reason given was that a member of his backroom team, Niall Corcoran, …

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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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