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Sean Cremin

Sean Cremin
Sean Cremin graduated from University College Cork with a Bachelor of Education in Sports Studies and PE. A self-proclaimed 'pure G.A.A head', Sean recently made the transition from spluttering offline to writing online. Sean loves nothing more than a good debate and still hopes for Tebow to return.

GAA Reform: Does Hurling Need A Change As Well As Football

John McGrath with Killian Burke 22/5/2015

As an organisation GAA caters for hurling, football, rounders and handball, while camogie and ladies football operate under their own separate identities. Change and reform and two words being brandished in conjunction with each other at an alarming rate. Proposals are being put forward but one thing that stands out is that all of the proposals are geared towards football. …

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The Club Players Association Must Be Taken Seriously

Official launch of the Club Players Association, Ballyboden St Enda’s GAA, Dublin 9/1/2017 Executive member Aaron Kernan Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Ballyboden St. Enda’s GAA was the location of a potentially momentous day in GAA history yesterday. The forgotten identity of GAA that account for approximately 95% of GAA stakeholders finally went about taking a stance. The GPA, Gaelic Players Association, now has a potential problem child on its hands, the CPA, the Club Players Association.  The term ‘problem child’ is used …

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Gaelic Football: Top 10 Moments From The 2016 Intercounty Season

Stephen Cluxton Dublin Sam Maguire All-Ireland

Following on from our hurling countdown earlier this week, attention now turns to the intercounty Gaelic football season. It was a rather eventful year with championship runs from lesser counties and two dramatic finals that went right down to the final seconds. Here we rank our top 10 moments.  10. Longford Shock Monaghan There were a number of surprises in …

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Hurling: Top 10 Moments From The 2016 Intercounty Season

Hurling Championship Final, Croke Park, Dublin 4/9/2016 Kilkenny vs Tipperary Tipperary's Brendan Maher lifts the Liam McCarthy Cup Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

2016 is about to draw to its conclusion so it is time for some end of season reviews. It was not the best hurling year of all time, but the semi-finals in particular managed to produce three incredible games while Tipperary finally gained revenge for 2014 over their great rivals Kilkenny. Here are Pundit Arena GAA’s Top 10 Hurling Moments …

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Mayo Football – The Whinge Mentality

GAA Football All Ireland Senior Championship Quarter-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 6/8/2016 Tyrone vs Mayo Mayo's Aidan O’Shea celebrates with Cillian O’Connor after the game Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Pat Holmes and Noel Connelly were appointed as managers of the Mayo senior football team after James Horan stepped down in 2014. They lasted one year in the job after the Mayo players decided the duo were incapable of turning Mayo For Sam from a dream to a reality. The pair pulled no punches in an interview with the Irish Independent on …

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GAA: Fifteen Wishes For The 2017 Season

A view of Croke Park during the game 1/10/2016

No sooner has the 2016 intercounty season concluded, attentions have already turned to 2017. The draw for next seasons championships take place on Thursday, twelve days after the intercounty season has ended. Looking forward, here are fifteen wishes for next year reflecting on what happened in 2016. 1. Progress From The Football Teams In Leinster The business end of the …

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Mayo For Sam: Are They Getting Closer Or Further Away?

Joe Brolly All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Final Replay, Croke Park, Dublin 1/10/2016 Dublin vs Mayo Mayo’s goalkeeper Robert Hennelly consoled by Andy Moran after the game Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

It is at the stage now where even people from Dublin would have felt sorry for Mayo last Saturday. For the fifth year in a row, Mayo lost to the team that have won the All-Ireland title. Each year has been as heart breaking as the other. We ask the question though; are Mayo closer to lifting Sam Maguire or …

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Opinion: The Sam Allardyce Debacle Leaves A Real Sour Taste

TRNAVA, SLOVAKIA - SEPTEMBER 03: Manager Sam Allardyce rubs his forehead as he inspects the pitch prior to the FIFA World Cup Qualifying Group F match against Slovakia at City Arena on September 3, 2016 in Trnava, Slovakia. (Photo by Christopher Lee/Getty Images)

Sam Allardyce is no longer England football manager. After a 24 hour debacle, Alllardyce’s position became untenable as he was caught on camera to be helping undercover personalities on how to find loopholes around third-party ownership in football transfers. Big Sam was wrong and has paid the ultimate price, but this whole story has so many dispicable elements to it.  …

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Why Davy Fitzgerald Is Not The Right Man To Take Clare Forward

GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship Quarter-Final, Semple Stadium, Tipperary 24/7/2016 Clare vs Galway Clare manager Davy Fitzgerald Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

News broke on Tuesday that Davy Fitzgerald is all but ready to step down as Clare hurling manager despite earlier indications that he and Donal Óg Cusack would stay on for 2017. Here we discuss why Clare need new direction if they are to fulfill their potential.  Clare have only won four All-Ireland titles in their history with Davy Fitzgerald …

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Mayo Also Have Huge Room For Improvement

Dublin v Mayo Football Replay

Dublin will be never be as bad again and Mayo have missed their chance to break the curse of 51. It probably was the poorest performance Dublin has put together since their loss to Meath back in 2010, but Mayo were also far from their best. The Green and Red have as much room for improvement.  Mayo manager Stephen Rochford and …

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