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Pundit Arena Hurling Power Rankings 2016: Round 2

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We’re on to the semi-finals for Division 1 of the National Hurling League, and what a round of games it was. Limerick, Clare, Kerry and Cork were all underdogs in the eyes of the bookmakers this weekend, but pulled off upsets. Wexford came up just short of causing the shock of the round at home to Waterford. All in all, it …

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Fans Vent Their Fury As Roscommon Vs Dublin Given 11th Hour Venue Change

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The National Football League Division 1 top of the table clash between Dublin and Roscommon this afternoon was originally down to be played at Dr Hyde Park. However, following a pitch inspection this morning, the Rossies’ home ground was deemed unplayable, and the match has been switched to Carrick-On-Shannon. ***VENUE CHANGE*** After a 9am pitch inspection Dr Hyde Park deemed …

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Exclusive: Shane Supple Discusses Quitting Soccer, GAA’s Inhibitors, And Replacing Stephen Cluxton

NORWICH, UNITED KINGDOM - APRIL 22: Ipswich goalkeeper Shane Supple gestures instructions to teammates during the Coca Cola Championship match between Norwich City and Ipswich Town on April 22, 2007 at Carrow Road in Norwich, England. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

Shane Supple talks to Pundit Arena’s Brian Strahan about life since quitting professional football and following his heart and the game he loves. _____ Brian Strahan:  Do you get sick of people asking you the same question about why you left the life of a professional footballer behind you? Shane Supple:  I do a bit, but it’s more the fact …

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Jim Gavin Staunchly Defends James McCarthy Over Alleged Eye Gouge

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Dublin defeated Donegal last night at Croke Park, but the main talking point surrounded James McCarthy’s red card. While McCarthy was awarded a second yellow card rather than a straight red, he could find himself in deeper trouble after appearing to make contact with the eye of Martin McElhinney. Speaking on Newstalk last night, Dublin manager Jim Gavin staunchly defended the …

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Dublin’s James McCarthy Could Be In Massive Trouble After This Alleged Eye Gouge

Dublin’s James McCarthy seemed to make contact with Martin McElhinney’s eye. Although Dublin made it six wins from six in this season’s National Football League with a 1-10 to 0-07 win over Donegal tonight, their discipline has once again come under the spotlight. In what was an ill tempered affair, Donegal’s Michael Murphy and Dublin’s James McCarthy were both sent off for …

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Limerick Hurlers Rocked As Seanie Tobin Quits Panel

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It has been a tough week for TJ Ryan and the Limerick hurlers. The Treaty lost in what was for all intents and purposes a promotion play-off against Clare on Sunday. In truth, they were out-fought by the Banner all over the park. TJ Ryan’s side must pick themselves up by Saturday week, when they face Dublin in the League quarter-final at …

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Pundit Arena Hurling Power Rankings 2016: Round 1

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The round robin stages of the National Hurling League are over, and we now turn to the knock-out section. The league is always a tricky one to call, and week-by-week form rarely shows a pattern. Here at Pundit Arena HQ, we will be running the hurling power-rankings throughout the season. Based on the performances of teams, we will see them …

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Ireland Striker Shane Long Reveals How He Feeds His Hurling Addiction

DUBLIN, IRELAND - NOVEMBER 16: Shane Long of the Republic of Ireland is challenged by Emir Spahic of Bosnia and Herzegovina during the UEFA EURO 2016 Qualifier play off, second leg match between Republic of Ireland and Bosnia and Herzegovina at the Aviva Stadium on November 16, 2015 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

Southampton striker Shane Long is the latest Premier League star to consider a return to the GAA after Everton right-back Seamus Coleman made it known over the weekend that he wishes to return to his local side St. Catherine’s once his footballing career is over. The Ireland forward is currently in Abbotstown ahead of Ireland’s upcoming friendly with Switzerland on …

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