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Dublin: 3 °C Friday 24 November, 2017

Gaa - Sunday 19 November, 2017

Opinion: It's time to scrap the irrelevant pre-season GAA competitions

The upcoming pre-season leagues are due to start at the end of December and beginning of January.

Gaa - Saturday 18 November, 2017

Dramatic extra-time goal sees Mourneabbey make third All-Ireland club final in four years

Mourneabbey made it through to a third All-Ireland decider in four years thanks to a brilliant performance from Laura Fitzgerald.

'Michael Murphy was hit by everything bar the chairs in the stand today' - Kernan

Ireland boss Joe Kernan was irked by the treatment Murphy received during the second test in Perth.

Ballyragget and Gleanealy book showdown in Leinster intermediate hurling final

In the Leinster club JFC final, Westmeath’s Multyfarnham enjoyed a seven-point win over Erin Rovers of Offaly.

Pre-season withdrawals continue as Tipperary hurlers drop of out Munster league

“It was going to bring us right up to the start of the National Hurling League with five games. It’s too much.”

Controlled second-half sees Australia defeat Ireland to claim Cormac McAnallen Cup

Gary Brennan and Chris Barrett hit first-quarter goals for Ireland.

As it happened: Australia v Ireland, International Rules Series Second Test

The game in Perth throws-in at 8.45am.

'We didn't come back to win a county or a Munster. That might sound ridiculous but...'

Mourneabbey and Doireann O’Sullivan’s eyes are firmly on the All-Ireland senior club title, but there’s a lot of football to be played yet.

Gaa - Friday 17 November, 2017

Analysis: What Ireland must do to win tomorrow and what we can learn from the AFL

The second test takes place tomorrow morning at 8.45am Irish time.

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A senior club debut... at 17... in an All-Ireland semi-final... and marking Ollie Canning

Ronan Lynch has become a mainstay for Na Piarsaigh.

Key forward in Down's march to 2010 All-Ireland season final retires after 13 seasons involved

Mark Poland was centre-forward for Down in that September decider.

Five-time All-Ireland club winner takes the reins as Monaghan senior manager

Annmarie Burns has been central to Donaghmoyne’s remarkable success at club level.

Clare All-Ireland winner steps down from role in charge of 2014 Dublin hurling champions

Ollie Baker has stepped down after four years in charge.

From 'terrible hidings' to All-Ireland contenders, Fox-Cab look to reach the Holy Grail

Cork side Mourneabbey stand in the Dubliners’ way of a second successive All-Ireland senior club final appearance.

Mayo's Carnacon contingent aiming to banish Croke Park demons through club success

‘I don’t think you can ever get over losing an All-Ireland’ – Martha Carter is hoping to right the wrongs with her club.

Gaa - Thursday 16 November, 2017

'It's the best year I've ever had with the club, it's unbelievable'

Anthony Nash and Kanturk are preparing for a Munster club IHC final on Sunday.

Galway final on Saturday and Connacht semi-final on Sunday - the perfect GAA winning weekend

Galway football Danny Cummins has a Connacht decider to look forward to.

Ireland squad tune-up for second test with skills session before cooling off at the beach Snapshot This post contains images

Ireland squad tune-up for second test with skills session before cooling off at the beach

Late call-ups Ciaran Sheehan and Darren Hughes were in attendance.

Downes back from cruciate, Reidy back from Kildare and U21 winners added to Limerick panel

John Kiely is starting to prepare for 2018.

No decision yet on whether Dublin fans will be hitting the road for 2018 Leinster opener

The All-Ireland champions will take on Offaly or Wicklow.

Edward 'Feathers' Byrne, son of 'Big Bird', on nicknames, hurling and family

Byrne and Mount Leinster Rangers face Kilcormac/Killoughey in the Leinster club SHC semi-final on Sunday.

'They’re all talking about Cora coming to town and it’s created a massive buzz'

Ryan McMenamin’s St Macartan’s side face Carnacon in the All-Ireland club semi-final on Sunday.

Gaa - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

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Ex-Galway boss joins Dublin hurling management and recall for 2013 All-Star

Danny Sutcliffe is named on the panel that will travel to Boston for the Fenway Classic against Galway.

Brilliant young Galway football prospect set to embark on Aussie Rules career with Carlton

Cillian McDaid is to join to the Melbourne based club.

Cork kingpins hope to honour late supporter by booking All-Ireland final spot

‘He was a fantastic supporter of the club,’ manager Shane Ronayne said of Ted Linehan.

Cork All-Ireland winner Murphy part of selection team under new hurling boss Meyler

The Rebels will have new management in 2018.

5-time Dublin All-Ireland senior winner Bastick brings his inter-county career to an end

Denis Bastick made his senior championship debut with Dublin in 2009.

Gaa - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Kerry join Tipperary in withdrawing from the upcoming McGrath Cup

Kerry are the defending champions.

Familiar face taking over Cork, new Munster hurling format and admiring Cluxton

The Cork goalkeeper is set for a Munster final this weekend.

Scoring one goal in an All-Ireland final is huge - this Galway star hit FIVE 5 Out Of 10 Goals This post contains videos

Scoring one goal in an All-Ireland final is huge - this Galway star hit FIVE

Emma Reaney was on fire as Galway were crowned All-Ireland U21 champions at the weekend.

Cuala seniors dubbed Con O'Callaghan 'The Answer' as he rose through underage ranks

The 21-year-old has bagged 4-7 in his last four games for the Dublin champions.

Cork All-Ireland winner Sheehan drafted into Irish squad for clash in Perth

The 26-year-old previously lined out for Ireland in 2013.

Gaa - Monday 13 November, 2017

'The man was working on a rowing machine with one leg to keep his cardio up'

Peter Healion has praised his Kilcormac/Killoughey teammate Dan Currams for his remarkable recovery from a broken leg.

'You'd be going to matches and lads would be stopping him to talk': Growing up with a famous father

Young St Martin’s star Rory O’Connor has come a long way in the last 12 months.

Monaghan star jumps on a plane to replace Pearce Hanley for Saturday's second test

Darren Hughes has been call-up to the International Rules squad.

'We didn't fear Vincent's... maybe it's Rathnew's spirit or pure ignorance, I don't know'

After dumping out the Dublin kingpins, Rathnew set their sights on a Leinster title challenge.

Gaa - Sunday 12 November, 2017

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

Here’s how the last seven days looked through the lens.