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Cork’s Conor Lehane Optimistic For Future Of Rebel Hurling

Conor Lehane says Cork hurling is “going in the right direction” as consecutive provincial crowns continue to bring hope back to the rebels. Speaking at the GAA youth forum in Croke Park last weekend, he spoke about the steps that Cork have made in the last few years. “Definitely, just going by the last few years it’s going in the right direction, previous …

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MacKenna On Monday: Club Game The Soul Of The Sport

Last weekend, a tiny sliver of a story was predictably buried beneath so much quantity. It was from no more than the Limerick Junior A hurling final as tiny Tournafulla made the half-hour journey to Dromcollogher to win what they never had before. This was life rather than merely a game, and was captured superbly by Stephen Barr in the …

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Dunne & Egan Ratified By County Board For Sheedy’s Backroom Team

Launch Of RTÉ’s GAA Championship 2015 coverage, Ballyhale Shamrocks GAA Club, Kilkenny 10/5/2015 Liam Sheedy speaking on Sunday Sport on RTE Radio 1 at the launch of RTÉ’s GAA Championship 2015 coverage Ballyhale Shamrocks GAA club today

The Tipperary county board have confirmed that they have ratified both Darragh Egan and Tommy Dunne for appointment to Liam Sheedy’s backroom team for 2019. After an absence of eight-years, Sheedy was confirmed to take the reins for his county once again last month, replacing Michael Ryan after his three-year spell in charge. Now, one month on from that announcement, …

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PA All-Star Team: Vote For Your Hurling Full-Forward Line

Ahead of the All-Star awards on November 2nd, Pundit Arena are asking you to vote for who you think will make the lineup of both the hurling and football teams. In the final part of the series, we are asking you to choose your preferred full-forward line.  _____ Corner-Forward Nominee: Shane O’Donnell County: Clare Credentials: Shane O’Donnell was back to his 2013 best …

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PA All-Star Team: Vote For Your Hurling Half-Forward Line

Ahead of the All-Star awards on November 2nd, Pundit Arena are asking you to vote for who you think will make the lineup of both the hurling and football teams. In the next part of the series, we are asking: who will make up the half-forward line?  _____ Wing-Forward Nominee: Peter Duggan County: Clare Credentials: Many were surprised that Peter Duggan didn’t get …

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PA All-Star Team: Vote For Your Hurling Midfield Pairing

Ahead of the All-Star awards on November 2nd, Pundit Arena are asking you to vote for who you think will make the lineup of both the hurling and football teams. In the next part of the series, we are asking: who will be part of the midfield pairing?  _____ Nominee: Cian Lynch County: Limerick Credentials: When Cian Lynch burst onto the senior scene …

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MacKenna On Monday: What Do We Actually Want Our Games To Be?

In the superb 1970s movie, Network, the character Howard Beale tapped right into the heart of what was influencing the world and where it would all end up. A news anchor driven finally mad by all around, he previously professed the power of the box as a way into every living room, long before having an awakening and urging people …

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PA All-Star Team: Vote For Hurling Half-Back Line Of The Year

Ahead of the All-Star awards on November 2nd, Pundit Arena are asking you to vote for who you think will make the lineup of both the hurling and football teams. In the next part of the series, we are asking: who will make up the half-back line?  _____ Wing Backs Nominee: Mark Coleman County: Cork Credentials: At only 20 years of age, Mark …

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PA All-Star Team: Vote For Hurling Full-Back Line Of The Year

Ahead of the All-Star awards on November 2nd, Pundit Arena are asking you to vote for who you think will make the lineup of both the hurling and football teams. In the second part of the series, we are asking: who will make up the full-back line?  _____ Corner Backs Nominee: Adrian Tuohy County: Galway Credentials: Fast, physical and clever on the ball, …

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PA All-Star Team: Vote For Your Hurling Goalkeeper Of The Year

Ahead of the All-Star awards on November 2nd, Pundit Arena are asking you to vote for who you think will make the lineup of both the hurling and football teams. In the first of the series, we are asking: Who will be crowned hurling goalkeeper of the year?  _____ Nominee: Nicky Quaid County: Limerick Credentials: His sublime intervention to prevent Seamus Harnedy from …

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