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Dublin: 8 °C Monday 30 May, 2016

Gaa - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

'We might see new All-Ireland champions': Jamesie O'Connor talks Liam McCarthy hopefuls

The Clare great is looking forward to seeing if someone can knock Kilkenny off their perch at the top.

Gaa - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

We'll Leave It There So: Katie qualifies for Rio, marathon controversy and all of today's sport

It was a busy one. Catch-up with all of the day’s sporting headlines right here.

Analysis: How Cork were the architects of their own downfall against Tipperary

All-Ireland winning captain Tommy Dunne starts his new column by taking a closer look at how his native Tipp got the better of Cork.

'I'm not as naturally talented as these young lads coming through' - Brogan

But the Dublin attacker is not prepared give up his jersey any time soon.

'These younger Dublin players, they have no fear of a Kilkenny jersey'

JJ Delaney feels the next wave of Dublin talent will pose a serious threat to Kilkenny’s dominance.

Tipp star McGrath hails first championship start in 20 months after winning cancer fight

Noel McGrath hadn’t started a senior championship game for Tipp since September 2014 until he lined out against Cork on Sunday.

'At times I was ready to throw in the towel': Ryan O'Dwyer's emotional return to hurling

Dublin star back in action following serious assault in England last year.

'Anything other than an All-Ireland is not going to be good enough'

Galway defender David Collins insists the Tribesmen learned a lot from the League, even though it ended in relegation.

Gaa - Monday 23 May, 2016

We'll Leave It There So: United sack van Gaal, Connacht mind games and all today's sport

Also, Marc Wilson has been ruled out of this summer’s European Championship due to injury.

Tipperary manager Michael Ryan now has his players exactly where he wants them

Sunday’s 15 starters must keep performing to hold their places while there are big-name stars itching for the chance to get back in.

Analysis: Teams talk about fast counter-attacks - but Tyrone are walking the walk

GAA analyst Rob Carroll breaks down yesterday’s Ulster SFC quarter-final in Celtic Park.

Cork say 'marquee forwards' didn't perform but Cadogan blameless in Tipp collapse

Cork selector Pat Ryan has been speaking about Sunday’s nine-point defeat.

'I'm sick of it to be honest with you' - Tomás Ó Sé says it's time to bin the black card

Fellow pundit Aaron Kernan believes it’s time to reward teams with scoreable frees if an opponent receives a black card.

'He's working on a two or three-year plan, the Cork public won't like to hear that'

Former Cork player and ex-selector Seanie McGrath believes current boss Kieran Kingston is planning long-term with the Rebels.

'Talk to people in the room': Galway ladies are bringing back the old-school Nokia phones Class Act This post contains videos

'Talk to people in the room': Galway ladies are bringing back the old-school Nokia phones

The Tribeswomen are handing in their smartphones for the month of June to raise money for Pieta House.

Gaa - Sunday 22 May, 2016

Tyrone impress, Tipperary's tactics and Cork's use of the sweeper — Sunday GAA talking points

Are Tipperary honing a gameplan to beat the packed defence?

John Gardiner: Cork went out in hope - and hope is not a strategy

Tipp will feel that there’s still plenty of room for improvement, writes John Gardiner in the first of this summer’s columns.

Tipp steamroll dismal Cork without getting out of second gear

Michael Ryan’s men opened the defence of their Munster title with a nine-point win in Thurles.

Roscommon avoid repeat of New York scare with comfortable defeat of Leitrim

Any hopes of revival for the underdogs disappeared when sub Darren Sweeney received a straight red.

Joe Bergin at the double as Offaly defeat Kerry, while Westmeath see off Carlow

Offaly’s victory sends them into the Leinster SHC quarter-final where they’ll meet Laois.

McCormack claims 14 points as Tipperary end Cork's reign in Munster

The Thurles Sarsfields clubman was in excellent form from placed balls at Semple Stadium.

Tyrone send out early warning as they clinically pick apart 13-man Derry

Tyrone booked their place in the Ulster semi-final with an 11-point win.

As it happened: Tipperary v Cork, Munster SHC quarter-final

There’s nothing quite like the Munster championship. Join us for live minute-by-minute coverage of Tipperary v Cork in Semple Stadium.

As it happened: Derry v Tyrone, Ulster SFC quarter-final

These old rivals met for the fifth time this season as they began the chase for provincial honours.

Simon Zebo's car dilemma and more in our tweets of the week

Also featuring Graeme McDowell and Paul Murphy.

Tyrone's answer to George Best and the world's best gambler: the week's best sportswriting

Get yourself a cup of tea and make yourself comfortable, we’ve got some cracking articles just a click away.

'He's been hounding the doctors' - Dublin boss Cunningham hails O'Dwyer comeback

Ryan O’Dwyer made his long-awaited comeback for the Sky Blues last night.

'Some fellas will die for it, everyone is different' - Wexford boss Dunne on absent stars

The Model County supremo was without a host of big hitters for last night’s heavy defeat to Dublin at Croke Park.

Grim night for Wexford as Dublin hurlers and Kildare footballers send out mixed messages

There was dual disappointment for Wexford at Croke Park last night.

Poll: Who will win today's Munster hurling battle between Tipperary and Cork? Clash Of The Ash This post contains a poll

Poll: Who will win today's Munster hurling battle between Tipperary and Cork?

Throw-in at Semple Stadium is 4pm.

Gaa - Saturday 21 May, 2016

Dublin hurlers cruise past dismal Wexford to book Leinster semi-final clash with Kilkenny

It was all too easy for Ger Cunningham’s Sky Blues at GAA HQ.

Missed chances cost Wexford as Kildare win dogfight to book Leinster SFC semi-final slot

Cian O’Neill’s first championship victory in charge of Kildare ended in a one-point victory.

RTÉ's promo for the GAA championship whets the appetite for the summer ahead

RTÉ will be showing 31 live matches this season.

As it happened: Dublin v Wexford, Leinster SHC quarter-final

Ger Cunningham’s side take on Liam Dunne’s charges with a semi-final date with Kilkenny up for grabs.

Limerick foiled by Cork in Munster decider as Antrim book Christy Ring Cup final slot

Late points from Katrina Mackey rescued Cork as Antrim’s hurlers also finished with a flourish.

Meath minors dump Dubs out of Leinster with 10-point win

Elsewhere, Kildare and Laois also booked their spots in the last four of the provincial championship.

Jim McGuinness expects to continue his role with Celtic under Brendan Rodgers

The former Donegal manager has just passed his Uefa ‘B’ coaching licence.

'Joe got 4 good years out of me as a manager, surely to God he should leave me alone as a pundit'

Jim McGuinness expects Dublin to lift the Sam Maguire again this year but maintains that they can be beaten.

Who ya gonna call? Bundee Aki! It's Comments of the Week

Here are some of your best offerings from below the line this week.

'I can see Sam Maguire going elsewhere': Canavan on the Dubs and who he thinks can stop them

The former Tyrone great expects a big year for Mayo.