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  • Breaffy defeat Westport in Mayo Championship
    Mayo Senior Football Championship Quarter-Final BREAFFY 0-11 WESTPORT 0-10 By Colm Gannon at Elverys MacHale Park A last ditch block by Seamus O’Shea to stop a Westport goal chance deep in injury time was vital for Breaffy as they held of James Horan’s Westport side by a single point to
  • Sean Armstrong retires from inter-county football
    By Cian O'Connell Galway forward Sean Armstrong has retired from inter-county football. Armstrong, who won three Connacht Senior medals with Galway, also helped Salthill-Knocknacarra earn AIB All Ireland Club glory in 2006. In 2005 Armstrong and Michael Meehan were influential figures as Galway secured the All Ireland Under 21 title
  • Mickey Quinn supports Championship reform
    By Cian O’Connell Longford footballer Mickey Quinn believes the creation of a new All Ireland Football Championship structure would assist developing counties. The highly regarded Quinn, who remains an influential figure for the midlanders, is adamant that a second tier competition will aid teams in the long term. On Tuesday
  • Donnchadh Walsh retires from inter-county football
    By Cian O'Connell Kerry's Donnchadh Walsh has retired from inter-county football. The highly regarded Walsh won three All Ireland medals, eight Munster senior titles, and two Allianz Football Leagues during a glittering career. Cromane clubman Walsh announced his decision to step away from the Kerry on Friday morning. "For the
  • GAA President John Horan supports two-tier All-Ireland SFC
    By John Harrington GAA President John Horan believes a two-tier All-Ireland Football Championship is ‘inevitable’. And he revealed yesterday at the launch of the ESRI report, 'Playing Senior Inter-County Gaelic Games Experiences, Realities, and Consequences', that Central Council has written to all counties asking them what form they think a
  • 150 players to compete in M. Donnelly GAA Football for ALL Interprovincial Finals 
    Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) President, John Horan, today joined children from schools affiliated with the Irish Special Schools Sports Council (ISSSC) to promote the third annual M. Donnelly GAA Football for ALL Interprovincial Finals. Taking place between 11.00AM and 1.00PM on Tuesday, 18th September 2018 in Croke Park, the tournament
  • Kilkenny credits mentors for moulding golden generation
    Ciaran Kilkenny believes the generation of former Dublin footballers who have given back to the game through coaching deserve a lot of the credit for the county’s current dominance of the sport. Dublin manager Jim Gavin and his coaching team of Jason Sherlock, Paul Clarke, and Declan Darcy were all
  • PwC All-Stars 2018 Football nominations
    Dublin's success in winning the League, Leinster and All-Ireland titles has been reflected in the final list of nominations in this year’s PwC All-Star Awards. The release today by the GAA and the GPA of the 45 best footballers of the 2018 season has yielded 12 nominations for Dublin who
  • Kieran Donaghy retires from inter-county football
    Kerry's Kieran Donaghy has retired from inter-county football. A four time All Ireland winner with the Kingdom, Donaghy was a widely respected figure in the Kerry jersey. "I wish to announce my retirement from the Kerry Senior Football team," Donaghy said in a statement released on Tuesday morning. "The journey
  • Monaghan manager O'Rourke agrees extension
    Malachy O’Rourke will stay on as Monaghan football team manager until 2020. Monaghan GAA last night announced the news that O’Rourke had agreed a one-year extension to his previous arrangement. The Fermanagh man first took charge of the Farney County for the 2013 season and led them to the Ulster

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  • Michael Fennelly hopes Kilkenny can unearth more new talent
    By Cian O’Connell Having invested significantly in developing emerging hurlers this year, Michael Fennelly is adamant that the future is bright in Kilkenny. Allianz League glory was secured in April before embarking on a respectable Championship journey which was ended by ultimate champions Limerick at the quarter-final stage. Former Cats
  • Electric Ireland announce 2018 Minor Hurling Team of the Year
    Electric Ireland, sponsors of the GAA Minor Football & Hurling Championships, have proudly announced the 2018 Minor Star Awards Hurling Team of the Year. Eight-time All-Ireland winning former Kilkenny hurler Michael Fennelly was on hand to reveal the Hurling Team of the Year, after serving as an Electric Ireland panellist
  • Allianz Hurling League restructure on the cards
    By John Harrington GAA President John Horan say Central Council has discussed restructuring Division 1 of the Allianz Hurling League. The two six-team Division 1A and 1B groups would be retained, but they would not be seeded as they currently are now with the top six teams in 1A and
  • Pat Gilroy steps down as Dublin hurling manager
    By Cian O'Connell Pat Gilroy has stepped down as manager of the Dublin senior hurling team. Despite suffering narrow Leinster Championship defeats against Kilkenny, Wexford, and Galway, it was still viewed as an encouraging campaign for Dublin. Gilroy, who guided Dublin footballers to All Ireland glory in 2011, was making
  • Munster SHC to begin a week earlier in 2019
    A meeting of the Munster GAA Competitions Control Committee (CCC) was held on Thursday September 13th in Áras Mumhan, Limerick and ratified the following items – 1. 2019 Munster Senior Hurling Championship – the first round of games will begin on week ending May 12th (one week earlier than 2018)
  • Limerick dominate PwC Hurling All-Star nominations 
    Newly crowned All-Ireland champions Limerick dominate the list of hurling nominees in contention for a PwC All-Star award in 2018. John Kiely’s winning team are represented with 15 players on the short-list of 45 names that were released today by the GAA and the GPA. As is tradition, the nominations
  • Eddie Brennan ratified as Laois manager
    Former Kilkenny hurler Eddie Brennan has been ratified as the new Laois manager. Brennan, who guided Kilkenny to the 2017 All Ireland Under 21 Final, was appointed by the Laois County Committee on Monday evening. Tommy Fitzgerald and Fran Dowling will serve as Brennan's selectors.
  • Richie McCarthy suffers cruciate ligament injury
    Limerick GAA has confirmed that Richie McCarthy has suffered a knee injury. McCarthy will require surgery in the coming weeks after picking up a serious ACL problem while playing for his club Blackrock last weekend. The Limerick statement said: "The management team, backroom team, and entire panel of players wish
  • Shortlist of nominees for Bord Gáis Energy U-21 Team of the Year
    Munster champions Cork have pipped All-Ireland winners Tipperary and Leinster champions Galway to earn the biggest representation among the nominees for the Bord Gáis Energy U-21 Team of the Year for 2018. In total 11 Cork men make the list while Tipp and the Tribesmen both have nine players each
  • Monagea GAA Club to commemorate Willie Hough
    This Sunday, September 9, Monagea GAA Club will commemorate the achievements of one of the GAA’s great servants, Willie Hough. One hundred years ago, Hough captained Limerick to the Munster and All-Ireland hurling titles of 1918. During that campaign Limerick was represented by Monagea’s neighbours Newcastle West, and under Hough’s

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  • Cavanagh Injuries Deemed ‘Accidental’ In Tyrone GAA Statement September 22, 2018
    There will be no disciplinary action taken in the case of Sean Cavanagh after deliberation from Tyrone GAA. The county stalwart was hospitalised after mass violence took place in a game between Edendork and Moy, which saw six red cards issued. Tyrone GAA announced that they would be investigating all incidents in relation to the […]
    Chris Kelleher
  • Kerry Star Donnchadh Walsh Announces His Inter-County Retirement September 21, 2018
    Three-time All Ireland winner, Donnchadh Walsh has announced his retirement from inter-county football with Kerry. The 34-year enjoyed an illustrious career in the green and gold since making his breakthrough in 2008, winning three All-Ireland titles, eight Munster crowns and an All-Star. Walsh is the second Kerry star to announce his retirement in recent weeks, […]
    Marisa Kennedy
  • Liam Sheedy Set For Shock Return As Tipperary Manager September 21, 2018
    Former Tipperary manager, Liam Sheedy is set to make a surprise return to the position following the departure of Michael Ryan earlier this summer. Early reports from the county suggested that the current U21 manager, Liam Cahill would make the move to the senior job after his All Ireland success against Cork last month. However, […]
    Marisa Kennedy
  • Jamie Clarke Set To Rejoin Armagh Squad September 20, 2018
    Jamie Clarke has reportedly indicated his willingness to rejoin Kieran McGeeney’s Armagh squad after a period spent in the US. Clarke doesn’t seem to have lost a step since last togging out in the Armagh colours and after several trips abroad to play in the United States – has gained some valuable experience under very […]
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  • Report Card: Limerick Hurlers Finish Top Of The Class September 20, 2018
    As an exhilarating inter-county season draws to a close, we issue each team with an end-of-season report card, discussing whether or not they fulfilled expectations. Next up, we review the season of All Ireland champions, Limerick. _____ Team Limerick _____ Preseason Expectations The Treaty county have been steadily progressing for a number of years and […]
    Marisa Kennedy
  • Michael Fennelly Unsure Of Underage Talent In Kilkenny September 20, 2018
    Former Kilkenny hurler, Michael Fennelly is worried about the lack of stand-out players at underage level within his county’s setup.  Speaking at the Electric Ireland Minor Hurling Team of the Year announcement, the eight-time All-Ireland winner admitted that Kilkenny need to start the hunt for replacements for their more experienced players like Richie Hogan and Fennelly’s […]
    Marisa Kennedy
  • Sean Cavanagh Speaks Of ‘Heavy Concussion’ In First Interview Since Tyrone Drama September 19, 2018
    Tyrone’s Sean Cavanagh came off the worse for wear after the violence that took place in the county championship match last week. The Tyrone senior football championship match between Edendork and Moy saw 26 cards issued by the referee, with six of those being red cards. Cavanagh was the real unfortunate case to emerge from […]
    Chris Kelleher
  • Fennelly: GAA Should Invest In Players’ Physical & Mental Health September 19, 2018
    Former Kilkenny hurler Micheal Fennelly has said that he believes the GAA should invest in the “physical and mental well-being” of its players. Speaking at the Electric Ireland Minor Hurling Team of the Year announcement, the eight-time All-Ireland winner outlined that he believes county boards around the country should “invest money into the qualified people” […]
    Oisin McQueirns
  • Watch: Physio Annihilates Corner-Back With Thunderous Shoulder September 19, 2018
    A thunderous shoulder is commonplace in the GAA. It’s not every day however that a thunderous shoulder comes by way of the opposition’s physio. Former Wexford footballer Jim D’Arcy was the man responsible for the collision after he came onto the field during a Wexford Senior Championship game on Saturday. D’arcy runs onto the pitch […]
    Oisin McQueirns
  • 25 Years Ago Today: Derry Clinch First Sam With Captivating Cork Win September 19, 2018
    Twenty-five years ago today, Derry beat Cork 1-14 to 2-8 in an exhilarating final to win their first, and only, senior football championship.  The Context: Derry went into their second All-Ireland final looking for their first victory. Down had won the Sam Maguire in 1991 and Donegal were the reigning champions, so Derry aimed to […]
    Joseph McBrien

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