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Dublin: 5 °C Monday 27 April, 2015

Gaa - Thursday 23 April, 2015

GAA confirms there will be no Croke Park Classic next year

The event is no longer viable according to the GAA bosses.

7 Irish sporting moments we can enjoy over and over again thanks to YouTube

Everyone’s favourite video sharing platform turns 10 today.

Blow for Louth’s Ciaran Byrne after promising start to AFL career

There’s better news for Zach Tuohy though.

Gaa - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Jim Gavin explains why the phrase ‘blanket defence’ is doing GAA tactics a disservice

“The devil is in the detail,” according to the All-Ireland winning Dubs boss.

New report on ‘overwhelmed’ student GAA players makes for concerning reading

‘Problem period’ in GAA calendar leading to academic, financial and personal pressure.

Cork 2010 All-Ireland winner out of retirement and returns to Rebels squad

Alan O’Connor is back in the Cork ranks.

We’ll Leave It There So: Jamie gets nominated, Irish hooker almost loses an ear and all today’s sport

Also, Ronnie O’Sullivan had some shoe-related issues at the World Championship.

Tyrone look set to be without Sean Cavanagh for their championship opener against Donegal

The five-time All-Star appears doubtful for 17 May.

This Roscommon footballer is trying to break into fashion with his clothing company

Neil Collins is targeting a Division 2 title but off the field, he’s working just as hard to make a name for himself.

DCU and UL lead the way in the Sigerson and Fitzgibbon Teams of the Year

The 2015 Rising Stars teams were announced on Wednesday afternoon.

Gaa - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

32 counties, a whole lot of GAA stars and 5 charities benefit in this great sports travel video

It was all in aid of the Irish Cancer Society and the five official GAA charities of 2014.

Thurles will host a double-header for Division 1 hurling and camogie league finals

We’re all off to Tom Semple’s field on 3 May.

The definitive ranking of Fr. Ted’s best sporting moments

Everything from Dougal’s knowledge of Italian footballers to Jack’s days a volleyball coach.

‘I could just see in his eyes there was no fear’ – praise for Louth’s Ciaran Byrne after AFL debut

Carlton coach Mick Malthouse was impressed by the 20 year-old’s fearless attitude.

Cork’s defensive options hit as 2013 All-Ireland starter departs panel

Conor O’Sullivan has departed the Rebel setup.

3 games in 6 days means hamstring injury and missing league final for Cork defender

Brian O’Driscoll’s hectic recent schedule hasn’t helped.

Gaa - Monday 20 April, 2015

‘We try to create that spirit that Brian Cody has been talking about all these years’

A delighted Derek McGrath reflects on Waterford’s league semi-final win over Tipperary.

We’ll Leave It There So: Rugby injury woes, hurling final for Thurles and all today’s sport

It’s your daily helping of sporting goodness.

Offaly GAA have got a 999-year lease to build their new €1m Centre of Excellence

And the lease will only cost them €1!

First Cooper, now O’Donoghue back from injury as Kerry stars set for club battle

Cooper’s Dr Crokes and O’Donoghue’s Legion are set for a Killarney showdown next weekend.

JBM doesn’t want Cork to get a reputation as the comeback kids

“I don’t like doing it too often,” Jimmy Barry-Murphy said after Cork came back to stun the Dubs.

Cork one game away from another league title but Galway stand in their way

Meanwhile, Laois will play Waterford in the Division 2 final after wins over Kilkenny and Waterford.

Waterford delight, Tipp U21 glory and Cork celebrate – the best weekend GAA images Snap Happy This post contains images

One of Tipp’s star forwards may have broken his finger against Waterford

Bubbles O’Dwyer has nine weeks to get fit for Tipp’s Munster Championship semi.

Nice gesture by the Waterford hurlers after news of Tipperary player Noel McGrath’s illness

It was announced last week McGrath was set to undergo surgery for testicular cancer.

Gaa - Sunday 19 April, 2015

9 of the best images from another busy week of sport Snap Happy This post contains images

9 of the best images from another busy week of sport

From Croke Park to Augusta and Madrid…

Which dastardly fictional sporting villain are you?

You’re a dirty rotten cheat, but which one?

Dubs let it slip, Waterford send a warning – 5 talking points from the hurling league semis

Cork and Waterford booked their final place on a day of drama in Nowlan Park.

Mahony strikes late as Waterford reach Division 1 final

The Déise marksman bagged 0-13 today.

Some good news for Dubs GAA fans as Alan Brogan shows no signs of rust on comeback

The former Footballer of the Year returned to the side today.

Dublin stunned by Cork comeback as Rebels reach NHL final

17 points from Pat Horgan helped the Leesiders into the league decider.

As it happened: Tipperary v Waterford, Allianz National Hurling League semi-final

We had live minute-by-minute updates of this afternoon’s second semi.

Tipperary’s history-making U21 footballers straight back to work

Sunday morning pool session for the Premier County heroes.

As it happened: Dublin v Cork, Allianz National Hurling League semi-final

We were live from Nowlan Park with minute-by-minute updates of this afternoon’s first hurling semi.

BOD’s chocolate shame and the Beckham brothers – It’s the sporting tweets of the week!

Riddick Bowe, Shay Given and Ken McGrath also make the cut.

JBM v Ger, free-scoring Cork, Dublin look to Schutte – league semi-final talking points

It’s the big city clash at Nowlan Park tomorrow in the Allianz Hurling League semi-final