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Dublin: 2 °C Friday 24 November, 2017

Gaa - Monday 13 November, 2017

'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.

David Collins leads Liam Mellows to their first Galway hurling final since 1970

In the other semi-final, Gort and Craughwell will go to a replay.

Extra-time couldn't separate Fermanagh and Cavan champions in Ulster semi-final

The Derrygonnelly missed a final chance to steal the victory against Cavan Gaels.

All-Star hurling full-back nets vital extra-time goal as Corofin eventually see off St Brigid's

Daithi Burke scored a decisive goal in the second-half of extra-time against St Brigid’s.

Commanding midfield display from Johnny Buckley leads Dr Crokes into Munster final

Colm Cooper hit 0-9 for the reigning All-Ireland champions.

Clinical Nemo cruise past Adare to set up Munster finale showdown with Crokes

We have a tasty decider in a fortnight’s time.

Moorefield become the front-runners in Leinster with narrow win over Portlaoise

St Loman’s and Simonstown Gaels also advanced to the last four.

Castlebar Mitchels made to work for spot spot in Connacht decider

Tourlestrane put it up to the Mayo heavyweights.

'I fully believe we can claw it back' - Conor McManus

Ireland lost to Australia on a scoreline of 63-53 after the opener in Adelaide.

10-point victory for Australia over Ireland in International Rules opener

Conor McManus kicked 24 points for the visitors.

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

The opener at the Adelaide Oval threw-in at 5.10am.

Gaa - Saturday 11 November, 2017

Slaughtneil put Kilcar to the sword to make Ulster championship decider

Second half goals from Christopher Bradley and Se McGuigan sealed the win for the defending champions.

Six-in-a-row Tipp champions Burgess-Duharra impressively defend Munster title

Elsewhere, Wexford’s St Mogue’s Fethard were crowned Leinster junior club hurling champions.

'In the last months of Jim's life I spent a lot of time just sitting with him... It was the most special time'

Garry Lyon chats to The42 about his friendship with Jim Stynes and his International Rules memories.

'I didn't want to be bull*****ing an Australian player after the way they behaved a few hours earlier'

Former Ireland players Steven McDonnell and Ciarán McManus speak to The42 about some of the turbulent years for the International Rules.

'I’m not a guy for looking back or having regrets, I had a great run at it' - life after Limerick hurling

Gavin O’Mahony brought his Limerick playing career to a close this week

Gaa - Friday 10 November, 2017

Old reliable! Two-time All-Ireland winner to captain Tipperary hurlers again in 2018

Thurles Sarsfields’ Pádraic Maher won his fifth All-Star this year.

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

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2013 Munster final man-of-the-match announces retirement from Limerick hurlers

James Ryan captained the Shannonsiders this year.

Brian Mullins' son Nathan could play inter-county football for Donegal next season

St Vincent’s midfielder has been invited to join Declan Bonner’s panel, according to a report.

5 Aussies who'll have a big impact in Sunday's International Rules opener

You’ll be seeing a lot these players in the Adelaide Oval.

It's time for sport to call time on alcohol sponsorship

Tommy Martin argues that alcohol sponsorship has no place in sports.

Schmidt confident ex-hurler Sweetnam will stay cool as he takes Test rugby 'plunge'

‘People have dipped their toe in and now they’ve got to plunge,’ says Joe Schmidt of the new caps making the grade this weekend.

Gaa - Thursday 9 November, 2017

'Super 11s can have a positive effect on hurling and the 15-aside game'

Donal O’Grady believes aspects of the Super 11s concept can improve the game in Ireland.

'3 or 4' members of Ireland team affected by travelling bug in Adelaide

Team physio Enda McGinley says everyone will be available for Sunday’s first test.

Australia's 6'7" forward cuts his Icelandic honeymoon short to face Ireland

Ben Brown says representing his country in the International Rules series “means the world” to him.

Injury forces one of Clare's longest serving players to retire from inter-county football

Lissycasey club man Joe Hayes has retired.

Cork GAA set to elect their first female county board chairperson next month

Tracey Kennedy is the only candidate for the role.

Gaa - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

'We’ll go all in for 2018 and see how it goes': Derek McGrath ready for one more crack at Liam

McGrath has confirmed he’ll remain in charge of Waterford for 2018.

Quiz: How well do you remember these recent International Rules series?

Ireland face Australia in the 2017 opener on Sunday.

Ireland step up International Rules preparations with training game in Melbourne In Pics This post contains images

Ireland step up International Rules preparations with training game in Melbourne

Joe Kernan’s squad played a match among themselves at Yarra Park.

'Someone said to me last week, the only time their family meets up is for Mayo games and funerals' Oh The Green And Red This post contains videos

'Someone said to me last week, the only time their family meets up is for Mayo games and funerals'

Andy Moran was crowned Footballer of the Year at the age of 34 last week.

Dramatic Thurles comeback secures Munster Dean Ryan Cup title against Midleton

The Tipperary school came from seven points down in Clonmel.

One of Offaly's longest serving players has retired from inter-county football

Brian Darby made 86 competitive appearances for the Faithful during his 10-year career.

Kerry GAA dismiss Spillane's claim that they were told to reject funds from Gooch's testimonial

Sunday Game pundit was ‘reliably informed’ that county board were instructed not to accept any money.

Two-time All-Ireland winner confirmed as Offaly's new hurling boss

Kevin Martin will be in charge of the county next season.