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Forgotten Friday – Setanta Ó hAilpín

Munster U-21 Hurling Final Tipperary vs Cork 31/7/2003 Setanta O hAilpin of Cork Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Kieran Clancy

It’s the second Forgotten Friday of the year. Last week’s piece appeared to go down well, so we look to bring you more. This week we look at former Cork forward, Setanta Ó hAilpín. Setanta only had one season as a senior intercounty hurler and what a year he had. His hurling career ended as Australia came calling. Carlton Blues …

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Top 10 Tipperary Hurlers Since 2000

GAA All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Final 5/9/2010 Kilkenny vs Tipperary Tipperary captain Eoin Kelly lifts the Liam McCarthy Cup Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Lorraine O'Sullivan

Thursday’s Top 10 will keep in line with the Munster Hurling Final. This writer got plenty of stick for the Kilkenny selection a few weeks ago. This week looks the best Tipperary hurlers since the year 2000. Eamonn Corcoran Corcoran may not be the most household name of this list, but he was a great servant to Tipperary over the …

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TBT: The Great Ever Munster Hurling Final?

Munster Hurling Final 27/6/2004 Cork vs Waterford John Mullane of Waterford is restrained by Sean Og O'hAilpin after he struck Brian Murphy ©INPHO/Patrick Bolger

Taking Munster Hurling Final weekend into account, this week’s Throwback Thursday looks at the best Munster final in recent memory, and in many people eyes the best they have ever seen. The year was 2004. Cork and Waterford both descended on Thurles. Cork were defending Munster champions who were hurting following an All-Ireland final loss from 2003. They disposed of …

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Ranking The 10 Slickest Jerseys On Show At The GAA World Games


With the Etihad Airways GAA World Games 2016 just around the corner, excitement is building. O’Neill’s have launched their range of jerseys for the event, where clubs from all over the world will take part. Needless to say, they are all tidy enough. However, when it came to picking the best, it’s a tough task. Here in Pundit Arena HQ, …

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Leinster Hurling Championship: The Top Five Performers

Leinster GAA Senior Hurling Championship Final, Croke Park, Dublin 3/7/2016 Kilkenny vs Galway Kilkenny's Lester Ryan lifts the Bob O'Keefe trophy Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Kilkenny secured yet another Leinster hurling title. Despite trailing Galway at half time in the Leinster final, it would have to be said that they secured the title with relative ease in the end. Now that the championship is over we will compile a Top 5 for each provincial championship. So here goes out Top Five hurlers in the Leinster …

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Exclusive: Austin Gleeson Talks Venue, Preferred Position And The System Ahead Of Munster Final

Austin Gleeson Waterford

Waterford and Tipperary face off in the Munster final on Sunday afternoon in Limerick. The Gaelic Grounds was chosen to host the game, despite the fact that last year’s clash between the two counties took place in Thurles. Déise star Austin Gleeson, speaking exclusively to Pundit Arena, played down the venue as a factor ahead of the clash. “I don’t …

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