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Yesterday’s News

'He's an exceptional leader, a leader of men': Hickey praises the appointment of Earley

Seamus Hickey confirmed that the GAA had no involvement in Dermot Earley’s hiring as the GPA’s new chief executive.

New GPA chief talks championship restructures, pay-for-play and Super 11s

Dermot Earley will succeed Dessie Farrell next month.

'Evolution happens in every team': Criticism from ex-Dubs doesn't concern Ger Cunningham

The Cork native added that “the door is always open” for Con O’Callaghan to hurl with the county.

Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Kevin McManamon: I wouldn’t be playing for Dublin if I didn’t use sports psychology

McManamon labelled the criticism of sports psychology as “absolute nonsense.”

Mickey Harte: Playing inter-county football is not 'a chore'

The Tyrone boss has dispelled the notion that the inter-county game is no longer enjoyable.

'What did I do tonight to make myself better tomorrow?': How Philly McMahon stays motivated

McMahon and Dublin have won four All-Irelands in the last six years.

Sunday 15 January, 2017

As it happened: Man Utd v Liverpool, Premier League

Jurgen Klopp and Jose Mourinho go head-to-head at Old Trafford.

Wednesday 11 January, 2017

'I'll have a pension before I actually get a job': Noel Connors nearing the end of his PhD studies

By the time he finishes his thesis, Connors will have completed eight years in college.

Conor McManus admits he is 'probably looking at a hip replacement down the line'

The Monaghan star is well aware of the toll elite inter-county football has on the body.

Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Trio of Donegal All-Ireland winners announce their retirement from inter-county football

Rory Kavanagh, Christy Toye and David Walsh are the latest players to depart Rory Gallagher’s panel.

Monday 9 January, 2017

Shields returns to Cork senior side for Tipp clash as Munster U21 winners handed starts

Cork get their 2017 campaign underway tomorrow night.

Paddy Andrews' club have seen their 'player-coach' contract leaked on Twitter

St Brigid’s were crowned Dublin SFC champions in 2003 and 2011.

Former Lions winger Shane Williams is linking up with Donegal champions Glenswilly

Michael Murphy will try his hand at rugby with Clermont Auvergne as part of The Toughest Trade.

Saturday 7 January, 2017

Kerry unveil young side for McGrath Cup opener against Tipperary

Jack O’Connor will take charge of his Kingdom U21s for the game.

Niall Kelly goal helps strong Kildare side to O'Byrne Cup win over Longford

The Lilywhites are up and running for 2017.

Richie Towell is making his first start of the season for Brighton

Daryl Murphy and Marc Wilson will enjoy rare outings in the FA Cup today, while Ireland underage international Liam Kelly impressed at Old Trafford.

Friday 6 January, 2017

'We are no longer a young team': Comer calls on Galway to step up in 2017

Securing promotion to Division 1 is first on the agenda for the Tribesmen.

Thursday 5 January, 2017

Cork pick new faces for opening 2017 senior hurling clash

Alan Cadogan, Michael Breen, Seamus Kennedy, Jamie Barron, Tom Devine and Conor Gleeson will all take the field for UCC.

'It’s only when it’s taken away from you, you realise how much you love it'

John McGrath is excited for the new campaign with Wicklow, almost six years on from his leukaemia diagnosis.

Condensing the inter-county season is the Club Players Association's priority - McKaigue

McKaigue is among the big names on the council for the new body which will represent the club players.

Welcome to the jungle! 13 new managers getting set for the 2017 inter-county GAA season

We’ll have six new managers in football and seven in hurling.

Wednesday 4 January, 2017

As it happened: Tottenham v Chelsea, Premier League

We followed all the action at White Hart Lane.

Conal Keaney had his medals from Ballyboden's All-Ireland club run stolen from his car

The ex-Dublin attacker is seeking the return of his three medals.

Monday 2 January, 2017

Tipp defence, Davy in Wexford and Cody rebuilds: 5 things to look out for in the 2017 hurling year

All the big story lines heading into the new campaign.

Sunday 1 January, 2017

'I know young girls especially have watched him talking about "'grabbing women's p***ies'"

Meet the woman using sport to embolden females in the age of Trump.

Dubs chase three-peat, new blood in Kerry: 5 things to look out for in the 2017 football year

Plus, what effect will the ‘mark’ have on the sport?

Thursday 29 December, 2016

Are performance-enhancing drugs corrupting the climbing game on Mount Everest?

We take a look at mountaineering’s complicated relationship with doping.

Wednesday 28 December, 2016

#ThingsLeeDid, Loughnane beef and celebrity losers - 7 times the GAA went viral this year

Plus, former Dublin hurlers line up to throw insults at Ger Cunningham.

Sunday 25 December, 2016

GAA Analytics Roundtable: How numbers have changed the game

We spoke with three respected performance analysts on the analytics movement in the inter-county game.

Obama the ageing athlete, LeBron keeps his promise: The best US sportswriting of 2016

Lots of great reads here to get stuck into over the Christmas.

Friday 23 December, 2016

Ali, Tyson and the Irish connection: Inside New York's school of hard knocks

Gleason’s Gym has forged a legion of the greatest world champions, appeared in multiple Academy Award-winning films and taught the likes of J-Lo and Usher how to fight.

Quiz: How well do you remember the 2002 World Cup?

It’s 14 years since the 2002 FIFA World Cup was staged in South Korea and Japan.

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Walking away - 17 Gaelic footballers who bid farewell in 2016

These big names announced their retirement from the inter-county game this year.

Thursday 22 December, 2016

Gary Sice critical of previous management who 'did not equip' Galway to take on Mayo

“It’s not rocket-science really, is it?”

Wednesday 21 December, 2016

What it's like to be chasing dual All-Ireland success on St Patrick's Day

Chrissy McKaigue and Slaughtneil will play in two All-Ireland semi-finals in February.

Monday 19 December, 2016

Dylan Connolly on choosing Bray over Dundalk: 'I just want to play where I’m happy'

The speedy winger was heavily linked with a move to the Premier Divison champions, but he’s staying put.

Sunday 18 December, 2016

Connacht's victory over Wasps marred by late try that 'should not have been awarded'

The EPCR have confirmed that the result still stands.

As it happened: Clermont v Ulster, Champions Cup

Stade Marcel Michelin was the venue for today’s European clash.

Jason Quigley lands first round knockout as he makes light work of Jorge Melendez

Quigley brought his professional record to 12-0 after a straightforward victory over Melendez in Los Angeles.

Waterson announced herself on UFC stage with submission win over VanZant

The No. 11 ranked strawweight controlled the contest from the outset.

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