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Slaughtneil’s Fixture Change Approved Thanks To Cuala

Slaughtneil Hurling

Today, Ulster champions Slaughtneil were handed a boost ahead of their All-Ireland semi-finals as their fixture change was approved by the GAA’s Central Competitions Control Committee in Croke Park, Dublin. Derry and Ulster champions, Slaughtneil, have been granted a change of date to their previously congested fixture list. The All-Ireland Club Senior Hurling Championship semi-final will now be played on February 24 …

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Gaelic Football: Top 10 Moments From The 2016 Intercounty Season

Stephen Cluxton Dublin Sam Maguire All-Ireland

Following on from our hurling countdown earlier this week, attention now turns to the intercounty Gaelic football season. It was a rather eventful year with championship runs from lesser counties and two dramatic finals that went right down to the final seconds. Here we rank our top 10 moments.  10. Longford Shock Monaghan There were a number of surprises in …

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Senan Kilbride Announces Roscommon Retirement

Senan Kilbride Roscommon

Roscommon football has been dealt a blow today with the news that star forward, Senan Kilbride, has announced his retirement from inter-county action. The St.Bridgid’s clubman made his debut with Roscommon in the Allianz League in 2005, but it was not until three years later until he made his championship debut with the Rossies. He played the majority of his career in the …

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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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Mayo Football – The Whinge Mentality

GAA Football All Ireland Senior Championship Quarter-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 6/8/2016 Tyrone vs Mayo Mayo's Aidan O’Shea celebrates with Cillian O’Connor after the game Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Pat Holmes and Noel Connelly were appointed as managers of the Mayo senior football team after James Horan stepped down in 2014. They lasted one year in the job after the Mayo players decided the duo were incapable of turning Mayo For Sam from a dream to a reality. The pair pulled no punches in an interview with the Irish Independent on …

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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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