The42 uses cookies. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Click here to find out more »
Dublin: 8 °C Thursday 26 March, 2015

Gaa - Sunday 22 March, 2015

Dublin avoid relegation and book quarter-final spot with win over Galway

Freetaker David Treacy hit 0-10 for Dublin in today’s win at Parnell Park.

As It Happened: Kilkenny v Clare, Waterford v Wexford, Cork v Tipp – Sunday GAA tracker

We were following all the action from around the country today.

Galway muscle past Mayo to advance to Connacht U21 football decider

Defending champions Roscommon await in the final.

Stringer just doesn’t look right with hair! It’s the comments of the week

Plus, the real reason why Sepp Blatter refused to partake in a Fifa Presidential debate.

Shane Lowry hustled by Pádraig Harrington – It’s the sporting tweets of the week

Also featuring a flock of sheep basking in Schools Cup glory.

Gaa - Saturday 21 March, 2015

Thrilling narrow victory secures All-Ireland final spot for holders St Kieran’s

Two late points saw the Kilkenny school overcome Pres Athenry.

UL turned on the style against DCU to retain the O’Connor Cup

The Limerick side were far too strong in Cork.

Further setback for Davy Fitz as another player is set to leave his Clare panel

All-star midfielder Colm Galvin will spend the summer in Boston.

5 burning questions to be answered on a crunch National Hurling League weekend

There are still some major issues to be decided as a pivotal weekend approaches

Sport is a family affair for Galway’s McGrath siblings

Niamh, Clodagh and Orlaith have all made the breakthrough at senior level with the Tribeswomen.

Gaa - Friday 20 March, 2015

5 changes for Tipp ahead of table-topping Munster derby with Cork

Eamonn O’Shea shakes up his midfield before weekend assignment.

Brian Cody makes 4 changes to his Kilkenny side for upcoming Clare test

The Cats are assured of a relegation play-off but will want to get some momentum back after a disappointing campaign.

We’ll Leave It There So: Ireland prepare for Scots, Champions League QF draw and all today’s sport

We also have news on Conor McGregor and the sheep in Roscrea.

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

Have you been paying attention?

Explainer: What’s at stake for teams in the final round of the Allianz Hurling League?

Check out where you county stands ahead of the weekend’s action

34 intercounty GAA jerseys proudly on display at Dublin airport

Unique exhibition aimed at increasing awareness of suicide prevention and to raise funds for the Pieta House charity

2013 All-Ireland final starter has left the Cork senior hurling panel

Cian McCarthy has quit Leeside squad due to “work and other commitments”

Clare defender slapped with 2-game ban as Dublin star’s offence downgraded

Banner County will have to plan without Brendan Bugler for their next two League games

The Cork, Tipp, Monaghan, Galway, Clare and Mayo players to watch in the O’Connor Cup

We’ve picked out six of the best players in action in the third-level ladies football competition this weekend.

Gaa - Thursday 19 March, 2015

Will Mayo want this All-Ireland club football winning manager back?

Stephen Rochford’s reputation is on the rise after Tuesday’s victory with Corofin.

Four changes to Cork hurling team to face Tipperary next Sunday

Páirc Uí Rinn is the venue for next Sunday’s clash between the Rebels and the Premier.

We’ll Leave It There So: Ó Sé out, Fitzgerald in and all today’s sport

Need to catch up? We’ve got more Thursday news than you can shake a huge stick at.

Tipperary’s Thurles CBS book All-Ireland hurling final place with win over St Peter’s Wexford

The Harty Cup champions won today’s Croke Cup semi-final by three points.

Darragh Ó Sé steps down and Kerry now need a new U21 football manager

Kerry lost out to Cork at the Munster semi-final stage last night.

Dublin triumph against brave Longford in five-goal Leinster U21 football semi-final

The teams clashed in Páirc Tailteann last night.

Tipperary book third successive Munster U21 final place with eight-point win over Clare

The Premier are through to the final on 8 April.

Cork saw off Kerry for the fifth year in a row in the Munster U21FC last night

The Rebels had three points to spare over the Kingdom at Páirc Uí Rinn.

Munster hurling pedigree helping Fitzgerald thrive for Ireland under 20s

The father of the try-scoring winger enjoyed his own underage success.

Tadhg Kennelly hailed for Aussie Rules career as he enters Sydney Swans Hall of Fame

Kennelly’s career was recognised on Wednesday night.

Gaa - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Floodlights go out in Ulster U21FC tie but good night for Donegal, Tyrone and Monaghan

The last eight tie between Armagh and Antrim had to be called off due to a power outage.

Flynn strikes wonder goal to send Kildare past Meath and through to Leinster U21 decider

The teams met tonight in O’Moore Park in Portlaoise.

How well do you remember the 1995 sporting year?

Do you know your Jos Verstappens from your Johnny Herberts?

Roscommon hit six goals and hand out 24-point beating to Sligo as they reach Connacht final

Mayo face Galway in the other semi-final next Saturday in Castlebar.

We’ll Leave It There So: Clare hurlers speak out, Paulie loves a Bounty and all today’s sport

Also, there were some interesting developments regarding the Six Nations trophy presentation ahead of this weekend.

As It Happened: Cork v Kerry, Dublin v Longford, Kildare v Meath – U21 football tracker

There were nine games on around the country on a big night of action.

Clare squad release statement insisting they are ‘united’ after recent disciplinary incident Exclusive

The high-profile departure of Davy O’Halloran and Nicky O’Connell has prompted a response.

‘It bred the group you see here today’ – Memories of ’98 drove Corofin to All-Ireland glory

Seventeen years on from their first, Corofin finally got their hands on the All-Ireland football title again yesterday.

The Mayo man who led Corofin to an All-Ireland title – 14 years after winning one as a player

“They’re two separate emotions,” Stephen Rochford says, “but two that are very, very satisfying.”

Hailing King Henry – ‘Incredible, the man, there’s just no end to him’

Shefflin won his 13th All-Ireland senior hurling medal in Croke Park yesterday.