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Daly, O'Sullivan, Horan and Hogan signed up by Setanta as GAA league pundits

The station is set to broadcast 17 Allianz league games this year.

Setanta have unveiled plenty new pundits this year.
Setanta have unveiled plenty new pundits this year.

SETANTA HAVE SIGNED several new GAA pundits for the 2015 league season drawing on managers who stepped down after last year’s championship along with four recently retired players.

Ex-Mayo boss James Horan and former Dublin manager Anthony Daly are both set to fill the role of analysts.

In addition three players who recently called time on their Gaelic football careers – Declan O’Sullivan (Kerry), Rory Kavanagh (Donegal) and Aaron Kernan (Armagh) – and seven-time Kilkenny All-Ireland winner Brian Hogan will also be stepping in to the world of punditry.

Setanta launched their 2015 GAA league coverage today in Belfast with the announcement that 17 games will be broadcast in the coming weeks – 12 football and 5 hurling.

Conor McManus and Ryan McHugh Conor McManus and Ryan McHugh at today's Setanta launch in Belfast. Source: Morgan Treacy/INPHO

Here’s the full Setanta Allianz League GAA team for 2015

Presenters: Ger Gilroy and Damian Lawlor
Main Commentators: David McIntyre and Mike Finnerty

Football Analysts
Declan O’Sullivan
Rory Kavanagh
James Horan
Senan Connell
Aaron Kernan
Billy Joe Padden
Liam McHale
Cian Ward

Hurling Analysts
Anthony Daly
Brian Hogan
Jamesie O’Connor

Jamesie OÕConnor Setanta hurling analyst Jamesie O'Connor. Source: Dan Sheridan/INPHO

And here’s the full schedule of games that the station will be broadcasting.

(Subject to change – All games at 7pm unless stated)

January
31st – Donegal v Derry (F) – Setanta Ireland
31sy – Tyrone v Monaghan (F) – Setanta 1

February
7th – Dublin v Donegal (F) – Setanta 1
7th – Meath v Kildare (F) – Setanta Ireland

14th – Cork v Kilkenny (H) – Setanta Ireland
14th – Limerick v Waterford (H) – Setanta 1

21st – Cork v Clare (H) – Setanta Ireland
21st – Waterford v Laois (H) – Setanta 1

28th – Tyrone v Derry (F) – Setanta Ireland
28th – Cavan v Down (F) – Setanta 1

Source: Cathal Noonan

March
7th – Dublin v Cork (H) – Setanta Ireland, 5pm
7th – Dublin v Tyrone (F) – Setanta Ireland
7th – Cavan v Kildare (F) – Setanta 1

14th – Mayo v Dublin (F) – Setanta 1
14th – Meath v Laois (F) – Setanta Ireland

28th – Dublin v Derry (F) – Setanta Ireland
28th – Down v Meath (F) – Setanta 1

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