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  • Gweedore stun Crossmaglen Rangers 
    AIB Ulster Club SFC semi-final GWEEDORE 4-11 CROSSMAGLEN RANGERS 0-16 By Orla Bannon at Healy Park A first-half hat-trick by Daire O Baoill, a great second-half from Kevin Cassidy, and a masterclass by Odhran MacNiallais put Gweedore into a first AIB Ulster club SFC final. The Donegal champions made light
  • Beggan the hero for Scotstown
    AIB Ulster Club SFC semi-final SCOTSTOWN 1-14 EOGHAN RUA 2-10 By Orla Bannon at Healy Park A converted free by Monaghan's All Star goalkeeper Rory Beggan in the fifth minute of injury-time snatched a dramatic victory for Scotstown in Healy Park. Eoghan Rua of Coleraine looked primed for most of
  • James McCarthy relishes Dublin's road trips
    By Eoghan Tuohey Influential Dublin star James McCarthy is enjoying a well-earned break before the Jim Gavin’s team begin their quest for a place in football folklore in 2019. The Ballymun Kickhams clubman is trying to use the time afforded to him to recover sufficiently ahead of the new campaign
  • Encouraging times for Gaoth Dobhair
    By Cian O’Connell Mervyn O’Donnell sensed something was stirring in Gaoth Dobhair, but the right blend just needed to be found. So that is why some of the early calls O’Donnell made was to bring some warriors back to the fold alongside a talented crop of youngsters that were emerging.
  • McEntee expects sell out crowd for Sean Cox fundraiser
    By Paul Keane Meath football manager Andy McEntee is looking forward to next month's challenge against Dublin, joking that even a game of marbles between the rival counties would be competitive. The anticipated sell-out encounter at Navan's Pairc Tailteann will take place on December 16 with all gate receipts going
  • Unified Dr Crokes marching on
    By Eoghan Tuohey The fierce competition for places on the Dr. Crokes starting team, particularly in the forward line, is one of the chief reasons for their dominance of late, according to the promising Micheal Burns. Nobody, regardless of past credentials, is guaranteed a spot, and this strength in depth
  • Ian Burke fit for AIB Connacht Club Final
    By Eoghan Tuohey All-Star Galway attacker, Ian Burke, has confirmed at an AIB Club Championships Launch that he is fit and ready to take the field for Corofin in the upcoming Connacht decider against Ballintubber. Burke suffered a rib injury in the closing stages of the Galway SFC, but will
  • Proposed playing rules for experimentation
    Following the initial publication of a number of playing rules proposals for experimentation on October 2, the Standing Committee on the Playing Rules undertook to conduct a detailed period of consultation with Senior intercounty football players, managers and referees throughout the remainder of October. This consultation, which elicited genuine engagement
  • Dean Rock getting ready for another adventure
    By Eoghan Tuohey This is a Dublin side on the cusp of history, yet while breaking records is a positive domino-effect that comes as a result of an unbeaten run, it’s not something this panel dwells on or goes out to specifically achieve. Prolific forward Dean Rock, though, is looking
  • Dr Crokes cruise into Munster decider
    AIB Munster Club SFC Semi-Final DR CROKES (KERRY) 5-20 ST FINBARR'S (CORK) 1-11 By Paul Brennan at Lewis Road, Killarney Dr Crokes booked their place in the Munster Club senior final for the seventh time this decade with a 21-point demolition of Cork champions, St Finbarrs, that sends out the

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  • Ballyboden pip Coolderry in thriller
    AIB Leinster Club SHC semi-final BALLYBODEN ST ENDA'S (DUBLIN) 5-28 COOLDERRY (OFFALY) 5-25 (After extra-time) By Paul Keane at Parnell Park, Dublin Colm Basquel, best known as a Dublin footballer, displayed his hurling artistry with a brilliant 3-3 on his full club debut for Ballyboden St Enda's to nudge them
  • Ballygunner crowned AIB Munster Club SHC champions
    AIB Munster Club Senior Hurling Final BALLYGUNNER (Waterford) 2-14 NA PIARSAIGH (Limerick) 2-8. This was the sweetest of Munster Final victories for Ballygunner. They’ve fallen short in the provincial competition in each of the last four years but now they’ve finally scaled the summit. In three of the previous four
  • St Thomas' dethrone Liam Mellows in Galway SHC Final
    Galway Senior Hurling Championship Final ST THOMAS' 2-13 LIAM MELLOWS 0-10 By Declan Rooney at Pearse Stadium Goals from the brilliant Darragh Burke and Conor Cooney gave St Thomas’s a third Galway senior title in their history as they turned on the style at Pearse Stadium to deny champions, Liam
  • Ballyhale Shamrocks too good for Naomh Éanna
    AIB Leinster Club SHC semi-final BALLYHALE SHAMROCKS 6-21 NAOMH ÉANNA 4-11 by Ronan Fagan at Innovate Wexford Park Powered by 4-4 from the experienced Colin Fennelly, six-time All-Ireland Club champions Ballyhale Shamrocks are through to their first Leinster Club SHC decider since 2014 after withstanding a promising opening by first-time
  • Naomh Eanna's dramatic rise
    By Michael Devlin Naomh Éanna selector Padraig Cronin’s dream is for the Wexford club and his native Dr Crokes Killarney to be lining out in the All-Ireland Club hurling and football finals at Croke Park on St Patrick’s Day. The Kerry man has been living in Gorey for 20 years,
  • Tuohy happy to return to Fenway Classic
    By John Fallon Clare goalkeeper Donal Tuohy is hoping that this weekend’s trip to Boston for the Aer Lingus Fenway Hurling Classic will prove as beneficial as last year. Clare won the title for the first time when they defeated All-Ireland champions Galway and Tuohy said they benefitted a lot
  • Jack O'Connor: 'It should be a great occasion'
    By John Fallon It’s possible that had the stars aligned somewhat differently that Wexford’s Jack O’Connor would be preparing for action in the Aviva Stadium this weekend rather than heading to Boston for the Aer Lingus Fenway Hurling Classic. O’Connor is a versatile sportsman and growing up he was an
  • Patrick Horgan looking foward to Fenway Park trip
    By John Fallon Cork sharpshooter Patrick Horgan said that while he was thrilled to win his third All-Star recently it has only increased his desire for an All-Ireland medal. The Glen Rovers clubman will head into his 12th season of senior championship hurling in 2019 and after watching Clare in
  • Shane Dowling ready for the next challenge
    By Eoghan Tuohey Na Piarsaigh, the back to back Limerick county champions, the current Munster champions face a familiar foe on Sunday, one that has been feverishly attempting to dismantle them since 2011. The Caherdavin team remain a model of professionalism, calmness exemplified, with a skillset to boot, personified by
  • Mellows competing again in the west
    By Cian O'Connell Having finally returned to the summit of the Galway hurling game for the first time in 47 years, David Collins acknowledges that Liam Mellows were eager to remain serious contenders Corribside. Mellows entered the current campaign with a sense of mission with Louis Mulqueen’s coaching and positive

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  • Venues confirmed for AIB All-Ireland Junior Club Championships Finals November 16, 2018
      The venues and throw-in times for the AIB All-Ireland Junior Club Championship Finals have been confirmed as follows:   Sunday November 25th  AIB All-Ireland Junior Club Championship Final Four Roads (Roscommon
  • Development News: Louth/Monaghan Secondary School Development League and more! November 15, 2018
      Louth/Monaghan Secondary School Development League On Tuesday 13th November the semi finals and the finals of the new Louth/Monaghan Secondary School Development League took place in the great facilities of St.Fechins GAA Club, who
  • ROUND-UP: Kilmessan win repeat of last year’s Final to set up 2014 renewaL November 12, 2018
    Compiled by Daragh Ó Conchúir   KILMESSAN proved too strong for Clanmaurice for the second time in a year and as a result, will aim to secure a second consecutive AIB All-Ireland Junior Club Championship title on Novembe
  • RESULTS: AIB All-Ireland Junior Club Championships Semi-Finals November 11, 2018
      Sunday November 11th AIB All-Ireland Junior Club Championship Semi-Final Kilmessan (Meath) (2-10) Clanmaurice (Kerry) (0-09)    Four Roads (Roscommon) (2-11) Crosserlough (Cavan) (0-06)    AIB
  • This weekend's AIB All-Ireland Junior Club Championships Fixtures November 6, 2018
      Sunday November 11th AIB All-Ireland Junior Club Championship Semi-Final Clanmaurice (Kerry) v Kilmessan (Meath) MacDonagh Park, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary Throw-in: 2pm Referee: Mike Ryan (Tipperary)   Cross
  • Champions Cork Lead Camogie All-Stars Awards Selections November 3, 2018
      All-Ireland Senior champions Cork dominated the 2018 Camogie All-Stars team sponsored by Liberty Insurance, taking seven places on this year’s selection presented by Camogie Association President Kathleen Woods at the Citywest Hot
  • Development News: #GAAYouthForum takes place! November 1, 2018
      #GAAYouth Forum 2018   The #GAAYouth Forum 2018 was designed by young players, for young players. The Forum in partnership with Sky Sports was fun filled and informative day with a mix of interactive exhibitions, workshops,
  • All-Stars Full-Forward Nominees November 1, 2018
      With just days remaining until we know this year’s 2018 All-Stars recipients, sponsored by Liberty Insurance, we take a look at the nine players nominated in the full-forward line.   Orla Beagan (Dublin) This is a
  • Kilkenny lead shortlist for 2018 Camogie All-Stars Awards October 31, 2018
      All-Ireland finalists Cork and Kilkenny lead the Camogie All-Stars Awards 2018 shortlist. The final team will be announced at the 15th annual Camogie All-Stars Awards banquet, sponsored by Liberty Insurance in Citywest Hotel on Saturday
  • All-Stars Half-Forward Nominees October 30, 2018
      With just a few days remaining until this year’s All-Stars Awards, sponsored by Liberty Insurance, we take a look at the players nominated in the half-forward line!   Orla Cotter (Cork) The teacher from St. Cather

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  • McGovern The Hero As Foxrock-Cabineteely Down Donaghmoyne November 18, 2018
    Donaghmoyne (Monaghan) 1-08 Foxrock-Cabinteely (Dublin) 2-08 By Aisling Clery in Bray Emmets Substitute Roisin McGovern proved the match-winner for Foxrock-Cabinteely at sun-drenched Bray Emmets as her late, late goal sent the Dublin and Leinster champions into their first All-Ireland Senior Ladies Club Football Final since 2016. In a dramatic finish, the sides were level at […]
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  • Club Roundup: Quick Fire Reports From A Dramatic Day Of GAA November 18, 2018
    It was a frantic and dramatic day in the GAA world as shocks and sensational scorelines rang all around the country. Read our quick-fire reports below for a roundup of the best of the club action.  Hurling Leinster club SHC semi-final: Colin Fennelly registered 4-4 as Ballyhale booked their place in the Leinster final with a […]
    Marisa Kennedy
  • Watch: Ballygunner Stun Na Piarsaigh To Claim Munster Crown November 18, 2018
    Ballygunner are Munster hurling champions after exacting revenge on old foes, Na Piarsaigh in Semple Stadium to end a 17 year wait.  After a nip and tuck first half, the reigning champions could only manage 1-1 in the second period as the hunger and hurt of Ballygunner drove them to victory. When Kevin Downes got […]
    Marisa Kennedy
  • Watch: Morrissey On Wexford Challenge – “No Team Will Want To Lose” November 18, 2018
    Limerick wing-back, Dan Morrissey has insisted that all four teams will be taking the challenge very seriously when they take to the pitch for the Fenway Hurling Classic in Boston this evening.  The All Ireland champions will face Davy Fitzergald’s Wexford in the semi-final (throw-in 6.50pm) following a repeat of the Munster final when Cork […]
    Marisa Kennedy
  • “Last Year Killed Me” – Dowling Eager To Face Ballygunner November 17, 2018
    Limerick and Na Piarsaigh sharpshooter, Shane Dowling, is eagerly awaiting the Munster club final when his side will face off against rivals, Ballygunner of Waterford.  The two sides have gone head-to-head in Munster on three occasions over the past seven years and while the Limerick side have been victorious on each occasion, the games have […]
    Marisa Kennedy
  • Your Guide To A Stellar Weekend Of Club Action November 17, 2018
    It’s another pivotal weekend in the GAA club calendar as a number of provincial titles are up for grabs while we’ve reached the All Ireland semi-final stage in the ladies football competition. Beginning with hurling, it’s the biggest day in the Galway calendar as 2016 champions, St Thomas’ take on the current title holders, Liam […]
    Marisa Kennedy
  • McConnell: ‘Amelia Was Only Born & They Were On Me To Get Back Out’ November 17, 2018
    Pregnancy and the birth of her daughter Amelia provided Cathriona McConnell with a fresh perspective on life and football. The Donaghmoyne sharpshooter and former Monaghan star watched on from the sidelines last year when St Macartan’s provided an Ulster final shock. Amelia was born nine months ago and while football remains vitally important to McConnell, she […]
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  • Preview: Mouthwatering Weekend Of Ladies Football Action November 16, 2018
    AND then there were six. The race for All-Ireland club glory in the senior, intermediate and junior grades has reached the semi-final stage. All six ties are down for decision over the weekend, beginning on Saturday with the clash of Emmet Óg (Monaghan) and Edinburgh-based visitors Dunedin Connollys in the Intermediate last-four tie. That game […]
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  • Exclusive: Galway’s Jack Canning To Pursue Rugby Career In Australia November 16, 2018
    Highly-rated Galway hurler Jack Canning has decided to take a sabbatical from hurling to pursue a rugby career in Australia, he has exclusively revealed to Pundit Arena. For most talented young hurlers, the dream is to progress from inter-county minor to U21, and eventually onto senior level. However, one of Galway’s young hopefuls has decided to […]
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  • Mourneabbey Skipper O’Sullivan Leading Six Students Into Battle November 16, 2018
    Bríd O’Sullivan may decide to ease off on the homework next week if Mourneabbey make it through to another All-Ireland Ladies Senior Club Football Final. That’s because captain O’Sullivan teaches six of her club-mates at St Mary’s Secondary School in Mallow! Aisling Cronin, Kate O’Brien, Ciara O’Callaghan, Ciara Lawlee, Eva Langford and Anna Ryan are […]
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