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Cork v Tipperary – Preview

The second All-Ireland Hurling semi-final takes is set to take place. Cork and Tipperary go toe to toe with a place in the final against Kilkenny at stake. Sean Cremin is here to look ahead to the clash. Cork and Tipperary are ready to take their long lasting rivalry to Croke Park for the first ever time. Their Munster championship …

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Cork v Tipperary – Three Talking Points

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 In a look ahead to this Sunday’s All Ireland hurling semi final between Cork and Tipperary Brian Barry looks at 3 areas that could prove decisive in who progresses to meet Kilkenny in the final. Will Tippearay struggle at fullback? There are still question marks surrounding the ability of Padraic Maher to play at the edge of the square. He …

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Throwback Thursday: 1984 Munster Final

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To mark the first ever time Cork and Tipperary meet in an All Ireland semi-final at Croke Park, it’s only fitting that this week’s Throwback Thursday takes a trip down memory lane. We all know Munster final day is basically a national holiday these days, but the passion, skill, and excitement that accompanies it was no more evident than in …

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Five Ways Limerick Hurlers Can Build on 2014

John Ivory discusses five ways the current Limerick hurlers can put the disappointment of their championship exit behind them and look to 2015 for success. The Limerick hurlers have just ended another successful year, albeit, in sickening defeat. Many will feel they have continued along the right trajectory towards success in the near future. In order to keep progressing towards …

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Ash Hurley Making: Answer To A Doomed Existence?

With the use of synthetic hurleys becoming an ever increasing trend in GAA circles, will the traditional ash implement soon become a thing of the past? Shane Kenny discusses his discovery into the world of hurley making in Ireland. This year, as part of my final year architecture thesis project in the Cork School of Architectural Education (CCAE), I decided to …

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Tipperary Answer Some Critics

The clash between Tipperary and Galway was a big game for the Premier men. It looked bleak at one stage in the second-half but Tipperary staged an emphatic comeback and answered some of the questions that have been asked of them. The Tipperary hurlers have shipped a lot of criticism over the last two years. Ever since their capitulation in the …

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Exclusive: PA Legends #1- DJ Carey

Over the next few weeks Pundit Arena will bring you a new exclusive column titled ‘PA Legends’. We will talk to some of the sport’s biggest names about their careers and opinions on the current game. This week we spoke to a man that needs no introduction, our first ‘PA Legend’ is DJ Carey. DJ Carey will go down in …

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