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PA Roundtable: Inter-County Hurling Stars Predict The All Ireland Final

Ahead of this weekend’s All Ireland Hurling Final between Galway and Limerick, Pundit Arena spoke to some of the country’s top hurlers to get their predictions on what should be an enthralling affair. Austin Gleeson (Waterford), Liam Rushe (Dublin), John McGrath (Tipperary), and Conor McDonald (Wexford) have their say. ____ 1. Who will be Galway’s key man and why? Austin …

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An Unforgettable Summer Of Hurling Backed Up By TV Viewing Figures

An unforgettable summer of hurling reaches a climax this weekend when Galway and Limerick contest the All Ireland Senior Hurling final in Croke Park on Sunday.  The westerners are favourites with the bookies to retain their title after ending their drought last year but many pundits this week have tipped that the match could go either way. Based on the …

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GAA Issue Warning To Fans Over The Resale Of Tickets

The GAA have issued a warning to fans heading to the All Ireland hurling and football finals that tickets being resold for over face value will be cancelled. The organisation released a statement this morning said that ticket touting websites will be monitored with any ticket in excess of face value being automatically cancelled. “Tickets for GAA All-Ireland Finals are …

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Vote: The Main Contenders For Hurler And Young Hurler Of The Year

With only one match left in the senior hurling calendar, attention is now turning to who will pick up the coveted hurler and young hurler of the year award. We have selected our top three contenders for each and we want you to vote for your winners. Hurler of the Year contenders Name: Padraic Mannion County: Galway Credentials: Padraic Mannion has been the most consistent player …

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Tipp U21 Star Has Red Card Rescinded Following Appeal

Tipperary U21 star, Mark Kehoe is free to play in the All Ireland final following a successful appeal to have his red card from the semi-final overturned.  Tipperary stunned Galway in the Gaelic Grounds last week, beating the Leinster champions on a scoreline of 3-17 to 1-17. Kehoe was one of the stars for the Premier County and contributed this …

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Hurling For Cancer Returns To Newbridge With Stellar Lineup

Hurling for Cancer, the annual hurling charity match will return to St Conleth’s Park in Newbridge this evening with stars from the GAA, racing, rugby and the television world set to take part.   Organisers, Jim Bolger and Davy Russell have roped in a number of top personalities including Ollie Canning, John Mullane, Tommy Walsh, Anna Geary, Peter Canavan, Stephen …

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18-Year-Old Dublin Star Signs For Brisbane Lions

Dublin footballer James Madden will make the move to Australia in November after signing a contract with AFL side, the Brisbane Lions.  Madden, who has played minor and U20s with Dublin, impressed at the European AFL combine in UCD where he broke the 20m sprint record in 2.69 seconds. The 18-year-old then travelled to Florida where he trained with the …

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