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Are The Cork Hurlers Just Not Very Good?

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On Saturday evening in Croke Park, Cork hurling hit a new low. The Rebels were decimated by a slick Dublin team, and offered little resistance. Kieran Kingston’s side started the brighter, opening an early lead. However, when the Dubs exposed the open spaces and ran at the Cork fullback line, the floodgates opened. In truth, the 4-21 to 2-17 scoreline …

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Tipperary – Hurling’s Greatest Mystery


Who are the greatest mystery in hurling? Generally, the title is attributed to Galway. Over the last two seasons the same could be said for Clare, but now at Pundit Arena HQ, we think there is a clear answer to this question and that answer is Tipperary. _____ Tipp’s league game with Kilkenny was the most recent example that finally forced …

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Club Players Have Become Embroiled In The Traditions Which Are Holding The GAA Back

DUBLIN, IRELAND - MARCH 20: The Sun falls behind the stand during the RBS Six Nations match between Ireland and Scotland at Croke Park (the GAA headquarters) on March 20, 2010 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

When the GAA was founded in 1884 it was done so with the underlying purpose of rekindling Irish nationalism and providing accessible athletics to the masses. It has successfully instilled itself in almost every village, town and city in the country and developed a durable international society in recent years. GAA is not unresolved from romanticism and nostalgia about ‘the …

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GAA Congress Vote Against Motion For Free-To-Air Games

BIRMINGHAM - JANUARY 6: Sky Sports TV cameraman filming during the FA Barclaycard Premiership match between Aston Villa and Portsmouth on January 6, 2004 at Villa Park in Birmingham, England. Aston Villa won the match 2-1. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)

On a day when the GAA have passed a motion for the introduction of the ‘mark’ in gaelic football, they have stuck to their guns on one of the more controversial issues. Sky Sports have exclusively broadcast some championship games over the last two years, and today Dublin GAA brought a motion for all matches be made free to air. …

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Why GAA Would Be Better If Wexford Were At The Helm Of Hurling

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It has been twenty years since Wexford’s Martin Storey lifted the Liam McCarthy cup aloft on that summers day in September. Most GAA fans will remember when the yellow bellies won the All-Ireland in 1996, because twenty years later, we are still harping on about it. Besides the u-21 hurlers doing well in Leinster, and the camogie team boasting three …

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5 Of The Most Controversial Motions To Be Debated At Congress This Weekend

The GAA will debate 65 motions at congress this weekend. Throughout Friday and Saturday at the Mount Wolseley Hotel in Co. Carlow, the GAA will debate 65 motions that could have a massive impact on the future of both football and hurling. Although some mundane measures are included among the 65 proposals, the massively controversial plan to introduce a B Championship for …

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