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Pundit Arena Hurling Power Rankings 2017: Round 6

With all teams up and running in the race for the Liam McCarthy Cup, we take a look at the latest pecking order in hurling. 1. Galway (no change) The Tribesmen are All-Ireland favourites, and justifiably so after the demolitions of Dublin and Offaly. The men in maroon have a physicality which is telling, while clutch players such as Daithí Burke, David …

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Sligo At Risk Of Being Thrown Out Of Football Championship

Sligo could be at risk of being thrown out of the football championship as a result of a substitution misjudgment. Although the Connacht county beat Antrim at the weekend, they could face sanction for using too many substitutes in the match. It is likely that the game will have to be either replayed or else Sligo could be facing a …

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Draw Made For Round 2A Of The Football Qualifiers

Mayo football qualifiers

There were some heavy hitters in this morning’s All-Ireland Senior Football Championship qualifier draw, as the line-up for Round 2A was confirmed. Following losses in their  provincial semi-finals, Mayo and Donegal were the teams to avoid as they look to rebuild their seasons after losses to Galway and Tyrone respectively. However, for Laois, Longford, Sligo and Derry who came through …

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What Does Defeat To Cork Mean Now For Waterford?

Munster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Semi-Final, Semple Stadium, Thurles, Co. Tipperary 18/6/2017 Cork vs Waterford Cork’s Bill Cooper with Austin Gleeson Waterford Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

Cork were outstanding on Sunday. The Déise, however, will be extremely disappointed with their showing. But, as the dust slowly settles on Sunday’s Munster Championship semi-final, what does this defeat mean for Waterford? Coming into the game the mood in the south-east was optimistic. Despite a positive showing in their first round victory, the general feeling was that the Déise …

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