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Dublin: 7 °C Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Today’s News

'It's great to be at the top of the pile rather than the bottom': From relegation play-off to Leinster run

Padraig McKeever and Simonstown Gaels have come a long way in a short space of time.

Marty Clarke begins his inter-county coaching career with Cavan U20s

The 30-year-old retired from club football earlier this year.


Yesterday’s News

Kilmacud Crokes announce appointment of Anthony Daly as new hurling boss

Daly replaces his former Banner team-mate Ollie Baker.

'That's where I started to pick up on the free-taking, watching him': Bryan Sheehan on Maurice Fitz

Sheehan announced his retirement on Sunday after 13 seasons with the Kerry seniors.

'I’ve tried my best to annoy him and it hasn’t worked yet': Heslin on his three in-a-row-winning manager

Luke Dempsey has won five senior inter-county titles in the last five years with two different clubs.

Monday 20 November, 2017

Suspension of county defender a major blow as Offaly champions plot for Con O'Callaghan

Kilcormac/Killoughey are hoping to dethrone Cuala in the Leinster club hurling final on Sunday week.

'You could see two lads playing pool and the blood vessels would be bursting on their necks trying to win'

Rathnew goalkeeper Peter Dignam believes competitiveness is “hardwired” into people from the village.

Sunday 19 November, 2017

Cavan Gaels set-up Slaughtneil showdown after 7-goal classic in Clones

Elsewhere, John Maughan led Lahardane MacHales to the Connacht junior title.

Con O'Callaghan stars with 1-3 as Cuala make it back to 3rd successive Leinster final

St Martin’s finished with 13 men in Parnell Park.

Saturday 18 November, 2017

Ballyragget and Gleanealy book showdown in Leinster intermediate hurling final

In the Leinster club JFC final, Westmeath’s Multyfarnham enjoyed a seven-point win over Erin Rovers of Offaly.

Pre-season withdrawals continue as Tipperary hurlers drop of out Munster league

“It was going to bring us right up to the start of the National Hurling League with five games. It’s too much.”

Controlled second-half sees Australia defeat Ireland to claim Cormac McAnallen Cup

Gary Brennan and Chris Barrett hit first-quarter goals for Ireland.

Friday 17 November, 2017

Analysis: What Ireland must do to win tomorrow and what we can learn from the AFL

The second test takes place tomorrow morning at 8.45am Irish time.

Thursday 16 November, 2017

'The best right back in the league' signs new three-year deal with Dundalk

Sean Gannon is staying with the Lilywhites.

'It's the best year I've ever had with the club, it's unbelievable'

Anthony Nash and Kanturk are preparing for a Munster club IHC final on Sunday.

Ireland squad tune-up for second test with skills session before cooling off at the beach Snapshot This post contains images

Ireland squad tune-up for second test with skills session before cooling off at the beach

Late call-ups Ciaran Sheehan and Darren Hughes were in attendance.

Edward 'Feathers' Byrne, son of 'Big Bird', on nicknames, hurling and family

Byrne and Mount Leinster Rangers face Kilcormac/Killoughey in the Leinster club SHC semi-final on Sunday.

Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Kerry join Tipperary in withdrawing from the upcoming McGrath Cup

Kerry are the defending champions.

Cuala seniors dubbed Con O'Callaghan 'The Answer' as he rose through underage ranks

The 21-year-old has bagged 4-7 in his last four games for the Dublin champions.

Monday 13 November, 2017

'The man was working on a rowing machine with one leg to keep his cardio up'

Peter Healion has praised his Kilcormac/Killoughey teammate Dan Currams for his remarkable recovery from a broken leg.

'You'd be going to matches and lads would be stopping him to talk': Growing up with a famous father

Young St Martin’s star Rory O’Connor has come a long way in the last 12 months.

Monaghan star jumps on a plane to replace Pearce Hanley for Saturday's second test

Darren Hughes has been call-up to the International Rules squad.

Sunday 12 November, 2017

Moorefield become the front-runners in Leinster with narrow win over Portlaoise

St Loman’s and Simonstown Gaels also advanced to the last four.

'I fully believe we can claw it back' - Conor McManus

Ireland lost to Australia on a scoreline of 63-53 after the opener in Adelaide.

10-point victory for Australia over Ireland in International Rules opener

Conor McManus kicked 24 points for the visitors.

As it happened: Ireland v Australia, International Rules Series First Test

The opener at the Adelaide Oval threw-in at 5.10am.

Saturday 11 November, 2017

'In the last months of Jim's life I spent a lot of time just sitting with him... It was the most special time'

Garry Lyon chats to The42 about his friendship with Jim Stynes and his International Rules memories.

Friday 10 November, 2017

5 Aussies who'll have a big impact in Sunday's International Rules opener

You’ll be seeing a lot these players in the Adelaide Oval.

Thursday 9 November, 2017

'Super 11s can have a positive effect on hurling and the 15-aside game'

Donal O’Grady believes aspects of the Super 11s concept can improve the game in Ireland.

'3 or 4' members of Ireland team affected by travelling bug in Adelaide

Team physio Enda McGinley says everyone will be available for Sunday’s first test.

Australia's 6'7" forward cuts his Icelandic honeymoon short to face Ireland

Ben Brown says representing his country in the International Rules series “means the world” to him.

Wednesday 8 November, 2017

'We’ll go all in for 2018 and see how it goes': Derek McGrath ready for one more crack at Liam

McGrath has confirmed he’ll remain in charge of Waterford for 2018.

Quiz: How well do you remember these recent International Rules series?

Ireland face Australia in the 2017 opener on Sunday.

Ireland step up International Rules preparations with training game in Melbourne In Pics This post contains images

Ireland step up International Rules preparations with training game in Melbourne

Joe Kernan’s squad played a match among themselves at Yarra Park.

'Someone said to me last week, the only time their family meets up is for Mayo games and funerals' Oh The Green And Red This post contains videos

'Someone said to me last week, the only time their family meets up is for Mayo games and funerals'

Andy Moran was crowned Footballer of the Year at the age of 34 last week.

One of Offaly's longest serving players has retired from inter-county football

Brian Darby made 86 competitive appearances for the Faithful during his 10-year career.

Tuesday 7 November, 2017

After an operation by a Ballygunner surgeon, Na Piarsaigh sharpshooter ruled out until 2018

Both sides meet in the Munster club final, but Shane Dowling won’t be back running until the New Year.

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