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Smaoineamh Siar Ar 2016: An Bhfuil Paisean Le Brath I CLG?

CLG GAA All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Final, Croke Park, Dublin 18/9/2016 Dublin vs Mayo Dublin fans celebrate a score Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

Cad is paisean ann? Deirtear go mbíonn sé le brath ag gach aon chluiche CLG ó bhun go barr na tíre. Is cinnte go bhfuil sainmhíniú soiléir ann ina thaobh, ach cad go díreach atá i gceist leis? Is iomaí cliché a chaitear thart, gan subtaint mhór leo. Ní hamháin sin, ach an bhfuil an CLG uilig bunaithe ar lucht séasúrach, …

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The Combined Tipperary And Kilkenny XV Since 2010

Tipperary Kilkenny

It is without a doubt that Kilkenny vs Tipperary has one of the fiercest rivalries in hurling. We have seen both teams perform at their best, and we have witnessed some terrific, pulsating games. The two old foes have faced off seven times in the championship this decade. From those games, we have picked our best fifteen and in turn, we have …

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Austin Gleeson Is Not The Only Sporting Superstar In His Family

Austin Gleeson celebrates scoring the first goal of the game 13/8/2016

Although Waterford locals may already be aware, Austin Gleeson is not the only one in his family with a sporting talent. The Waterford hurler came to prominence in 2016 as he emphatically showcased his talent in Waterford’s quest for All-Ireland glory in both senior and u21 hurling games throughout the year. In turn, he claimed numerous awards for his outstanding …

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Seamus Callanan Or Richie Hogan: Who Is More Effective?

Seamus Callanan Richie Hogan

Although Kilkenny’s Richie Hogan and Tipperary’s Seamus Callanan are essentially two different types of players, this article will compare and contrast the differences and similarities between the two.  The most striking similarity between the pair is that they both excelled in their recent change of position under their respective managers. Since Callanan’s move to full forward, he has become a rising horror story …

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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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Kerry Announce Successor To Ciarán Carey As Senior Hurling Manager

Fintan O'Connor Kerry

Kerry GAA have been on the search for a new hurling manager after Ciarán Carey stepped away from the set-up after a remarkable 2016. The Kingdom have today announced that Fintan O’Connor will take charge of the side for two years initially, with the option of a third. O’Connor has a wealth of experience, and there is a real belief …

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New Funding Plan Announced For Intercounty GAA Players

Dessie Farrell GPA GAA

It has been announced today that €6.9 million has been allocated for GAA players over the next three years. This represents a major rise in the funding, which will more than triple the current amount. In an incremental rise over a number of years, the annual figure will rise to €3 million in 2019. BREAKING: GAA players grant scheme – …

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Reasons To Believe That Cuala Can Go All The Way

Leinster Senior Hurling Club Championship Final, O'Moore Park, Portlaoise, Co. Laois 4/12/2016 O'Loughlin Gaels vs Cuala Cuala's Oisin Gough, David Treacy and Paul Schutte lift the trophy Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

On Sunday afternoon we witnessed the Dublin Senior Hurling champions, Cuala, win their first ever Leinster Senior Hurling Club Championship. The Dubliners defeated Kilkenny champions O’Loughlin Gaels in the final on a scoreline of 3:19-1:16. This was Dublin’s first senior hurling provincial win since Crumlin were victorious in the competition in 1980. Although the Kilkenny side displayed stages of dominance, players …

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