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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.

Tipperary Showing Further Signs Of Their Inability To Handle Success

GAA All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Final, Croke Park, Dublin 4/9/2016 Kilkenny vs Tipperary Tipperary’s John O’Dwyer celebrates Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

People have short memories in sport. Good times are forgotten about if turmoil follows and vice versa. Recent results and performances by Tipperary hurlers coupled with the axing of Cathal Barrett can only add fuel to the fire regarding Tipp’s ability to handle success. Tipp have struggled to build consistent senior success. They don’t like the comparison with their near …

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What The Hell Has Gone Wrong With Limerick Hurling?

What has Limerick hurling achieved in the last five years? Munster champions in 2013, Munster finalists in 2014, beating Tipperary consecutively in 2013 and 2014, All-Ireland under-21 champions in 2015, All-Ireland Club champions (Na Piarsaigh) in 2016, Munster minor champions 2013 and 2014, All-Ireland minor finalists in 2014 and 2016, Dr Harty Cup champions (Ardscoil Rís) 2014 and 2016. In …

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Galway Showed Exactly Why They’re All-Ireland Favourites Vs Dublin

Leinster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Quarter-Final, O'Connor Park, Tullamore, County Offaly 28/5/2017 Galway vs Dublin Galway make their way onto the pitch Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Oisin Keniry

While the result of Galway beating Tipperary in the National Hurling League final was not a major shock, the way in which they managed to do so caught the majority of hurling followers by surprise. They were just as impressive in their Leinster Championship opener for 2017 displaying why they are now regarded as favourites for Liam McCarthy this year. Galway …

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Ulster Football Championship: Compelling Or Overrated?

Ulster GAA Senior Football Championship Final, Clones, Monaghan 17/7/2016 Tyrone vs Donegal Sean Cavanagh of Tyrone lifts The Anglo Celt Cup Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Presseye/Andrew Paton

At a time when GAA is rife with talk of change and restructure, the finger is often pointed to the Ulster Football Championship as a means of holding onto the current All-Ireland Senior Football Championship structure. The first two weeks of the championship have failed to raise any degree of excitement. Is the Ulster championship all that it is made …

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

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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