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Wexford Shock Kilkenny And All Today’s Division 1 NHL Results

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A Quarter-Final, Nowlan Park, Kilkenny 2/4/2017 Kilkenny vs Wexford Wexford’s James Breen Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ken Sutton

The Davy Fitzgerald revolution has moved up another gear as Wexford recorded their first win over Kilkenny in Nowlan Park since 1957. Having won promotion to Division 1A for next year, the Yellowbellies weren’t fancied to go to the home of the Cats and pick up a win. However, a storming display saw them pick up an historic win in …

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Eoin Larkin Column: Where Is It Going Wrong For Limerick?

Eoin Larkin

With the National Hurling League facing into a bumper Sunday of quarter-finals and a Division 1A relegation play-off, Pundit Arena columnist Eoin Larkin looks ahead to the action. _____ Cork moving in the right direction, but need to push on Of all the teams left in contention for the League title, I think Cork need it the most. The Rebels could …

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Fitzgibbon And Sigerson Cup Teams Of The Year Announced

Sigerson

Eight players from champions Mary Immaculate College have been selected on the ‘Rising Stars’ Fitzgibbon Cup Team of the year, whereas seven from the Sigerson Cup winning college, St Mary’s, made the football equivalent.  The best performers throughout the senior third level education competitions have been recognised and rewarded with the accolade. On the hurling front, All-Ireland champions, Tipperary are …

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TG4 To Broadcast Four Games On Super Sunday Of League Action

TG4 League

TG4 have major coverage of League action lined up for Sunday. The National Hurling and Football Leagues rumble on this weekend, with some huge ties in the melting pot. It is the final round of games in football, the majority of teams facing into their last game before the Championship. Meanwhile, hurling’s relegation play-offs and quarter-finals are up for decision. …

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Pundit Arena Hurling Power Rankings 2017: Round 2

Hurling Power Rankings

With the quarter-final and relegation play-offs in the National Hurling League confirmed, we take a look at the latest pecking order as the small ball season gathers pace. 1. Tipperary (no change) Sure, they’ve failed to win a match since our last rankings were drawn up, but there are plenty of positives to take away for Michael Ryan. They were …

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Hurling Championship Restructure On The Cards

GAA All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Final, Croke Park, Dublin 4/9/2016 Kilkenny vs Tipperary A view of the Liam McCarthy cup Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

The chairman of the Hurling Development Committee, Paudie O’ Neill, has revealed that the GAA are considering revamping the format of the hurling championship in fear of the sport becoming overshadowed by gaelic football’s Super 8. The Super 8 comes into effect from 2018 onwards in gaelic football. It entails a group stage round of games in place of the …

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Free-Taking Competition To Be Implemented If Quarter-Finals Finish Level After Extra-Time

Munster Club Senior Hurling Championship Semi-Final 15/11/2009 A sliotar is placed for a free Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Lorraine O'SullivanMunster Club Senior Hurling Championship Semi-Final 15/11/2009 A sliotar is placed for a free Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Lorraine O'Sullivan

There could be history in the making this weekend as there will be free-taking competitions to determine any National Hurling League quarter-finals that finish level after extra-time. Should any of this weekend’s four games be tied after 70 minutes, there will be the typical two ten-minute periods of extra-time. But should the game stay level after this there will be two …

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