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Four Take-Aways From A Hectic GAA Weekend

GAA fans of both codes were treated to a bumper weekend of action with the unusual scenario of four games across one weekend. We now know the line-up for the All-Ireland football semi-finals as Dublin will take on Tyrone and Kerry face Mayo. Galway also became the first side into the All-Ireland hurling final. They await the winners of the …

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Are This Monaghan Side Over Or Underachievers?

On Saturday, we will finally see what this Monaghan team are made of… There is a peculiar paradox surrounding this Monaghan football team – have they overachieved or underachieved? Winning two Ulster titles in recent years in the midst of Donegal challenging for All-Irelands, Tyrone still relevant at the top level, and Down, Derry and Cavan competitive at various stages …

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TBT – That Sean Cavanagh Tackle

GAA Football All Ireland Senior Championship Quarter-Final 3/8/2013 Monaghan vs Tyrone Monaghan's Conor McManus is dragged down by Sean Cavanagh of Tyrone Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

As the All-Ireland Football Quarter-Finals begin this weekend for 2016, we go back to the most high profile quarter-final in the last few seasons. This game was not necessarily remembered for the quality of football, it was all about Sean Cavanagh. The year was 2013. Monaghan had won their first Ulster title for 25 years in shocking Donegal. They out-Donegal’d …

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Twitter Fawns Over Impressive Monaghan Display As Down Destroyed

Ulster GAA Football Senior Championship Quarter-Final, Clones, Monaghan 5/6/2016 Monaghan vs Down Kieran Hughes of Monaghan with Joe Murphy of Down Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Presseye/Andrew Paton

Monaghan blew Down away this afternoon in the Ulster Senior Football Championship. Conor McManus was tormentor in chief as an impressive Monaghan side embarked on their title defence. The reigning Ulster champions operated on a different level to their opponents in Clones, and sent out a message to the rest of the country with a 2-22 to 0-09 win. Twitter reacted to …

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Nigel Owens Backs The Use Of The TMO In GAA

Rugby World Cup Final referee, Nigel Owens, advocates using the TMO in GAA. Although many rugby fans have criticised the amount of time referees spend referring decisions to the Television Match Official, the use of such technology has aided the game greatly. Not only can referees refer try scoring decisions to the Television Match Official, but the TMO can bring incidents of …

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Pundit Arena’s Gaelic Football All Star Selections For 2015

It wasn’t the most memorable final in memory, and Dublin’s victory over Kerry on Sunday heralded an end to what was perhaps an underwhelming 2015 championship. Nonetheless, it’s the time of year where we turn to the All-Star Awards. It is always likely to cause some debate, but here is our selection. Don’t be afraid to get in touch with your thoughts …

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Conor McManus Argues For Introduction Of TMO

Following last weekend’s controversy, Conor McManus has argued for the introduction of a television match official The unfortunate Conor McManus returned to Croke Park yesterday to collect his GAA-GPA Player of the Month Award. Although Monaghan’s defeat to Tyrone was still fresh in the mind of McManus, he did return to the scene of Sunday’s bitter clash with a suggestion …

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