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Dublin: 8 °C Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Gaa - Thursday 12 January, 2017

2013 Munster final man-of-the-match is back for another year with Limerick

James Ryan was originally omitted when the Limerick panel was announced last year.

Gaa - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

Jack McCaffrey key to victory over Dublin as UCD take the spoils in O'Byrne Cup tie

The students won out by two points in Parnell Park tonight.

35-point win for Kildare in O'Byrne Cup while Meath and Laois on course for battle to reach semi-finals

The second round of group games in the Leinster competition took place tonight.

Coakley fires two goals as Cork open McGrath Cup with 16-point win over Tipperary

Elsewhere, Limerick saw off Clare by four points in Group B.

1-10 return from teenage forward Burke helps Dublin to victory and Walsh Cup table top spot

Na Fianna club man Donal Burke starred against UCD tonight.

We'll Leave It There So: Manchester City fall foul of anti-doping rule and all today's sport

Plus, new faces in Connacht squad and a decorated horse is retired.

Champions Ardscoil Rís force quarter-final replay as Nenagh CBS claim extra-time win

The Limerick school rescued a draw against Midleton CBS.

3 goals help Cork's St Colman's book Harty Cup semi-final place with win over Christians

The Fermoy school are back in the last four of the competition.

Tipp All-Ireland minor winners key as Templemore see off Thurles in Harty Cup

Our Lady’s Templemore bagged three goals en route to victory today.

Laois GAA club take the piss out of those strict player-coach contracts

“Anybody who posts on social media and does not finish their post with #HonTheYard will be banned from the club for life.”

'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.

The 2017 GAA pre-season heats up with 44 games taking place across the country

Munster rivals Cork and Kerry clash in one of the week’s standout ties.

Gaa - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

We'll Leave It There So: More GAA retirements, a 48-team World Cup and respite for Connacht

Plus, the fixture details on tomorrow’s GAA action.

'The whole energy of the game is dropping and falling away and it's just sad to see' Taking A Stand This post contains videos

'The whole energy of the game is dropping and falling away and it's just sad to see'

Ex-Cork footballer Derek Kavanagh wants to help solve the problems in club GAA.

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.

Two decades on from Wexford's All-Ireland glory and now trying to solve GAA's club fixture crisis Fix The Fixtures This post contains videos

Two decades on from Wexford's All-Ireland glory and now trying to solve GAA's club fixture crisis

Liam Griffin is part of the new Club Players Association.

Early season cruciate blow for Tyrone as attacker ruled out for 2017 season

Connor McAliskey suffered the injury during Sunday’s loss to Cavan.

The tiny island of Inishbofin had two Galway senior football debutants on Sunday

Ruairi Lavelle and Michael Day made history in the game against Sligo.

Gaa - 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.

We'll Leave It There So: Ronaldo on top of the world, CPA launched and today's sport

It’s been a busy start to the week.

Crystal Ball Gazing: Our writers give their predictions for the 2017 GAA season

We answer all the important questions heading into the new season.

The long winter wait for the All-Ireland club series and Dublin GAA grassroots problems Fix The Fixtures This post contains videos

The long winter wait for the All-Ireland club series and Dublin GAA grassroots problems

Aaron Kernan and Kevin Nolan are both part of the new GAA Club Players Association.

Why changing the date of the All-Ireland finals is key to helping club fixture chaos Grassroots GAA This post contains videos

Why changing the date of the All-Ireland finals is key to helping club fixture chaos

The new GAA Club Players Association was officially launched today.

Mickey Harte has told critics of Cathal McCarron 'not to fall off their high moral ground'

The Tyrone manager launched a staunch defence of his player yesterday.

Gaa - Sunday 8 January, 2017

10 pictures that perfectly capture the opening weekend of the 2017 GAA season

After a few months away, it’s so good to have it back!

It's Sunday, so here are 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week

Here’s how all the action of the last seven days looked through the camera lens.

Kilkenny duo and Cuala Leinster club hurling winners set to join Derry senior squad

The Waldron brothers from Kilkenny are linking up with the Oak Leaf county squad.

New Meath and Cavan bosses begin 2017 with success but early injury worry for Tyrone

Red Hands forward Connor McAliskey suffered a knee injury.

10 debutants in Mayo side as they lose out narrowly in early season clash with NUI Galway

Neil Douglas and Danny Kirby hit the goals for Mayo.

Jack O'Connor's Kerry U21's issue statement of intent with McGrath Cup success over Tipp

Clare saw off Waterford in today’s other McGrath Cup game.

Fitzgibbon and Dempsey key in helping new Limerick boss claim win over Waterford

A seven-point victory at the Fraher Field for Limerick this afternoon.

Young forwards point the way as Cork hurlers claim opening day win over Kerry

Shane Kingston, Darragh Fitzgibbon and Michael Cahalane all impressed for the Rebels.

Dublin stars on holiday in Jamaica but fringe players get job done to beat DCU in Parnell Park

Paul Clarke deputised as manager for today’s O’Byrne Cup tie.

'I Am The Man' - GAA Club Players Association issue mission statement ahead of launch tomorrow

‘Fix The Fixtures’ is the aim of the group that launches tomorrow at Ballyboden St-Enda’s.

The artistry of Pirlo and more in our tweets of the week

Plus, Paddy Barnes is up to his old tricks again.

Lapira remembers his unlikely Ireland cap and more of the week's best sportswriting

Put the kettle on, pour yourself a brew and savour some of the pieces we’ve enjoyed over the past seven days.