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Gaa - Today’s News

A Kildare legend is taking charge of Maynooth University

Noel Mooney will join as selector, while the rest of the backroom team will be confirmed in the coming weeks.

10 of the most memorable Irish fans abroad

Featuring Eamon Keegan, Darren Clarke and more (in)famous moments.

We’ll Leave It There So: Munster final replay, racism and all today’s sport

Here’s what you might have missed during the sporting day.

Laois boss Cheddar Plunkett has penned this brilliant open letter

He stepped down as boss of the county back in May, only to subsequently return to the position.

Where have Waterford’s brilliant young hurlers come from?

There’s a rich pedigree of underage and third-level success coursing through the Déise camp.

6 players to watch in Kilkenny and Wexford’s Leinster U21 hurling final

This sextet will have a big say in Wednesday’s Bord Gáis Energy decider at Innovate Wexford Park.

‘Are they trying to squash out dual players?’ – Cork star speaks out in fixtures row

Cork dual star has had her say on Saturday’s fixtures clash.

Mayo’s Pearce Hanley could achieve an AFL milestone with the Brisbane Lions next Sunday

Hanley joined the Brisbane Lions in 2007 and has made huge progress since then.

2 Irish lads were interviewed live on US TV in their GAA jerseys and it was gas

“I’d just like to say that I’m leaving my lucky Tipp jersey in Texas.”

The Pope got another GAA present, this time a club jersey

Fr. Michael Toner met the Holy Father on a recent trip to the Vatican and presented him with a club jersey.

Brian Cody’s son to start as Kilkenny make 3 changes for Leinster U21 hurling final

Throw in tomorrow night in Innovate Wexford Park is 7.30pm.

Kerry-Cork replay fixture details confirmed but will we get to see it on TV?

The teams are heading back to Fitzgerald Stadium on 18 July.

‘It’s a bit ridiculous really, very unfair on the girls’ – Cork ladies face another dual crux

Cork’s ladies footballers and camogie team are due to play separate fixtures on the same day – again.

HawkEye won’t decide Sunday’s Munster hurling final in Thurles

The score detection technology won’t be ready for use at Semple Stadium this year.

A key Tipperary midfielder will play no further part in championship 2015

George Hannigan ruled out until January as Tipp monitor fitness of Steven O’Brien and Ian Fahey ahead of football qualifiers.

‘He says it’s all in the mind’ – Westmeath’s Iron Man is making all the difference

Lake County skipper Ger Egan hails Gerry Duffy’s influence ahead of Dubs clash.

‘Some of the Tipperary players are some of the best that have ever played the game’

Waterford and Tipperary meet in Sunday’s Munster SHC final.

Gaa - Yesterday’s News

We’ll Leave It There So: McIlroy crocked, crash at Le Tour and today’s sport

Elsewhere, Ireland won a medal the World University Games while we have an update on Damien Duff’s future.

Good news on the injury front for Cork’s hurlers ahead of Saturday’s Thurles showdown

Shane O’Neill’s return is a timely one for Jimmy Barry Murphy.

Here’s the 28 key GAA fixtures to keep an eye on for the week ahead

Plenty to get set for in the coming days.

Johnny Doyle – Penalty controversy, Cork intensity, Kerry rescue and Kildare recovery’s Gaelic football columnist looks back at a hectic weekend of action.

Cork draft in two U21′s and Limerick unchanged for Munster hurling final

The teams clash in Wednesday night’s intermediate decider in Páirc Uí Rinn at 7.30pm.

Poll: Who do you think will win the All-Ireland hurling qualifiers next Saturday? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who do you think will win the All-Ireland hurling qualifiers next Saturday?

Semple Stadium will host the hurlers of Dublin, Limerick, Cork and Clare.

Longford, Cork & Kerry dominate The42′s football team of the weekend GAA

Magnificent Reid leads the line in The42′s hurling team of the weekend

However, no one team dominates on a weekend of strong performances.

John Gardiner: ‘Great goal but Galway need much more from Joe Canning’

The views of The42′s hurling analyst on the weekend’s action.

Kerry relief – ‘If we hadn’t got it, we’d be sitting here talking about the qualifiers’

Kerry’s boss Eamonn Fitzmaurice is glad to get a second chance.

‘From where I was looking, it was no penalty. If anything it was a free out.’

Cork’s boss was far from happy with the decision to award Kerry a crucial second-half penalty yesterday.

Rain, tears, silverware and babies with headphones – the GAA weekend in pictures Through A Lens This post contains images

Gaa - Sunday 5 July, 2015

Do you agree with The Sunday Game’s man-of-the-match selections?

TJ Reid and Alan O’Connor got the nod.

Did Limerick’s third goal against Westmeath actually go wide?

Did Limerick’s third goal against Westmeath actually go wide?

Paul Browne’s crucial goal after the break appeared to deceive the umpires.

Here’s our 10 favourite pictures from around the sporting world this week Snap Happy This post contains images

Here’s our 10 favourite pictures from around the sporting world this week

Enjoy some of the best shots from the last seven days.

5 talking points from Kilkenny’s Leinster hurling final victory over Galway

The Cats retained their provincial crown with a seven-point victory.

5 talking points after Cork and Kerry’s pulsating Munster final draw

They’ll be heading back for a replay on 18 July.

’70 minutes away from an All-Ireland final, but the work only starts now’ — TJ Reid

The Cats have five weeks to recharge their intensity levels for an All-Ireland semi-final.

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