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Dublin: 3 °C Saturday 28 November, 2015

Gaa - Yesterday’s News

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These 5 books have made the shortlist for Ireland’s newest sports writing prize

Jim McGuinness’ memoir leads a GAA-heavy shortlist.

‘We don’t operate on the basis of rabble rousing’ – GPA defends role in Galway and Mayo heaves

Dessie Farrell calls for charter to govern inter-county appointments.

Keaveney: If high fielding isn’t protected, it will kill the game

Gaelic football great has called for immediate rule changes to reduce hand-passing and make the game more attractive to watch.

Gaa - Thursday 26 November, 2015

We’ll Leave It There So: Madigan’s future up in the air, defeat for Ireland and today’s sport

Plus, another victory for John Joe Nevin and Jack Grealish is back in the bold corner at Aston Villa.

Dublin legend opens up on remarkable days of ‘Heffo’s Army’

Keaveney was famously coaxed out of inter-county retirement by Heffernan, who changed GAA in the capital forever.

Commercials quietly confident of causing a Munster upset

Clonmel are just an hour away from becoming the first ever Tipperary side to win a Munster football title.

‘If ye beat Cuala I’ll eat my hand, ye haven’t a hope’ – locals already writing off Wexford champions

Negativity doesn’t bother veteran Oulart-The Ballagh defender Roche, who feels that all the pressure is on the opposition.

Rochford finalises his Mayo management team

Ex-Ireland rugby international Gavin Duffy part of proposed setup along with the likes of Tony McEntee and Maurice Horan.

Gaa - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

We’ll Leave It There So: Pendred retires, Grealish sent to the bold corner and today’s sport

Elsewhere, Thomas Barr has been named Irish Athlete of the Year there was a key contract deal for Connacht rugby.

Former Limerick boss confirmed as Tipperary’s new senior football manager

The appointment of Liam Kearns has been ratified.

‘I suppose the time when the GPS came into the training tops I began to suffer’

Former Cork star James Masters on calling time on his intercounty career at just 27.

No regrets for adopted Dubliner Darragh O’Connell after quitting the Kerry panel

The school teacher is preparing for the Leinster club final with Cuala.

Gaa - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

‘Life needed to be breathed into that Clare squad’ – Griffin backs Donal Óg appointment

Tony Griffin is preparing to don the gloves for a white collar boxing event in Dublin on Friday evening.

Limerick dual star confirms intercounty retirement after 17-year career

Stephen Lucey made almost 70 senior championship appearances for the Limerick senior hurlers and footballers.

Here are this weekend’s key GAA club fixtures from around the country

There are senior football finals down for decision in Munster and Ulster, while the Leinster hurling decider is a key game.

‘That game is not going to go ahead in Kilkenny, it’s an insult to Laois’

Former Laois selector Declan O’Loughlin is calling for a boycott of Nowlan Park if the O’Moore County beat Wicklow and set up a shot at the Dubs next summer.

Arsenal coach warns that physical demands on young GAA players are not sustainable

Galway native Des Ryan has managed to halve the amount of muscle injuries sustained by young Academy players at Arsenal.

GPA don’t expect any disciplinary action against Dublin and Galway for Boston brawl

Sean Potts has played down the row which developed during the AIG Fenway Hurling Classic.

‘We need to stop talking about the future of the series – it’s there, it’s happening’ – McMahon

The Dublin star believes they have got the balance right between physicality and skill.

Gaa - Monday 23 November, 2015

‘If you want to do that kind of stuff, go cage fighting’ – Dunphy not impressed by brawl

The RTÉ soccer pundit gave his take on last night’s unsavoury scenes.

‘The carrot of managing your own county is a huge thing’ – Rochford on Mayo post

Stephen Rochford hopes to hear from Mayo county board chiefs in the coming days.

We’ll Leave It There So: USA falls for hurling, Irish fighter in UFC blow & all today’s sport

Elsewhere, Rafa Benitez has got the dreaded vote of confidence from Real Madrid president Florentino Perez.

Can Na Piarsaigh finish what they’ve started by claiming All-Ireland club hurling glory?

Manager Shane O’Neill believes that valuable lessons can be learned from previous disappointments.

Opinion: AFL players can’t bully Gaelic footballers any more

Naive Australian tactics were costly on a positive night for international rules series.

‘Guys weren’t bullied into anything, everyone was entitled to their own opinion’

Aidan Harte has been discussing the removal of Anthony Cunningham as Galway senior hurling boss.

All-Ireland champions Dublin to feature 6 times in Setanta’s 2016 League coverage

Setanta’s coverage kicks off with Dublin v Kerry on 30 January.

Saluting Pádraic Joyce: Our pictorial tribute to the retired Galway football legend

38-year-old Joyce has called time on a senior career that began when he was just 15.

2 Munster club hurling titles for well-known Clare family in one incredible weekend

The Cunninghams are celebrating on the double.

‘By a Yank’s eye, it’s a mongrel, one with a greyhound’s speed and a pit bull’s bite’

Last night’s Fenway hurling classic in Boston was a smash hit with the locals.

‘That carry-on in Fenway was a fu#*ng embarrassment’ – the best Twitter reaction

Not everybody was impressed by what they saw last night.

The Boston brawl at Fenway Park has been immortalised with some awesome music

‘We need to do that again’ – Fenway Hurling Classic hailed as great success

Galway won the AIG Fenway Hurling Classic last night.

Gaa - Sunday 22 November, 2015

16 of the best images from a memorable sporting week Through A Lens This post contains images

16 of the best images from a memorable sporting week

All the action from a different angle.

Experience key as Mourneabbey and Donaghmoyne book final places

The sides will meet in the senior decider in Parnell Park on 6 December.

Fenway Park has been transformed as 28,000 fans pack in for Hurling Classic

The iconic Boston venue has been taken over by the Irish.

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