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Dublin: 4 °C Thursday 18 January, 2018

#O'Byrne Cup

# obyrne-cup - Thursday 11 January, 2018

'They start getting attention from the opposite sex and start getting bought pints in pubs'

Offaly boss Stephen Wallace is keen to protect promising 18-year-old Cian Johnson.

# obyrne-cup - Sunday 7 January, 2018

Here's the draw for the O'Byrne Cup semis after Dublin's early exit

Holders knocked out following one-point defeat to Wexford.

# obyrne-cup - Friday 5 January, 2018

'The guys that are there are trying to put themselves in the shop window for Jim Gavin'

Paul Clarke and the experimental Dublin footballers need to beat Wexford by 17 points on Sunday to avoid an early O’Byrne Cup exit.

# obyrne-cup - Thursday 4 January, 2018

Here are the semi-final draws for the 2018 O'Byrne and Walsh Cup competitions

Here are the semi-final draws for the 2018 O'Byrne and Walsh Cup competitions

Last round of fixtures in the Leinster pre-season fare this weekend.

# obyrne-cup - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

Pete McGrath's Louth defeat Kildare by 8 points, while late rally sees Meath past Carlow

Tadhg McEnaney scored two goals for the Wee County.

Offaly miss late chances to win as Colm Basquel fires 1-6 for Dublin in draw

18-year-old Cian Johnson dispatched six points from play in a fine showing for Offaly.

Will the next Niall Scully please stand up?

A number of talented fringe Dublin players will be hoping to impress Jim Gavin in the O’Byrne Cup tonight.

# obyrne-cup - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

5 of last year's All-Ireland U21 winners in Dublin squad for O'Byrne Cup opener against Offaly

Paul Clarke manages the team in action tomorrow night in Parnell Park.

# obyrne-cup - 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.

# obyrne-cup - Sunday 22 January, 2017

Dublin overcome Kildare to progress to O'Byrne Cup final

The All-Ireland champions rallied with five late points to seal the victory.

# obyrne-cup - Saturday 14 January, 2017

Joe Sheridan makes his debut in goal as Meath book O'Byrne Cup semi-final place

A controversial late penalty did the job for the Royals.

# obyrne-cup - 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.

# obyrne-cup - 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!

# obyrne-cup - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

Dublin to start with 2017 Parnell double-header and Kilkenny set for Thursday night hurling

The opening fixtures for the O’Byrne Cup and Walsh Cup have been announced.

# obyrne-cup - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

'It's hard enough to deal with six, never mind seven Dublin forwards'

Kieran Martin is confident Westmeath will be better for their experiences against both All-Ireland finalists this year.

# obyrne-cup - Sunday 24 January, 2016

Meath down Longford to lift their first O'Byrne Cup since 2006

Graham Reilly was man of the match with six points from play in Páirc Tailteann.

# obyrne-cup - Monday 18 January, 2016

'January tournaments provide vital funding for GAA members going through tough times'

The Leinster chairman has responded to criticism of the Walsh, Kehoe and O’Byrne cups.

# obyrne-cup - Sunday 17 January, 2016

The best of the weekend's GAA action captured in 15 pictures

From St Brendan’s Park to Sean Treacy Park, it was a busy day.

Dublin surprised as Longford claim six-point win in O'Byrne Cup semi-final

Liam Connerton’s 64th minute goal was the decisive score.

# obyrne-cup - Sunday 10 January, 2016

Meath, Longford and Louth book places in O'Byrne Cup semi-finals

There was also Walsh Cup action today.

# obyrne-cup - Sunday 3 January, 2016

16 pictures that capture the start of the 2016 GAA season

And we’re off for another year of action…

Kildare, Tyrone, Galway and Clare amongst the opening day football winners

Kildare, Tyrone, Galway and Clare amongst the opening day football winners

There was plenty of action on around the country.

Dramatic late comeback sees Dublin earn O'Byrne Cup draw with Wexford

Jim Gavin today started with just three of his All-Ireland final team.

# obyrne-cup - Monday 26 January, 2015

Jason Ryan: ‘It was a shock to the system – January has been way too easy for us up to now’

The Kildare boss wasn’t too downbeat after today’s defeat.

Michael Darragh MacAuley was sent-off yesterday but any suspension won't kick in until 2016

Some good news for Dublin thanks to a GAA disciplinary change.

# obyrne-cup - Sunday 25 January, 2015

Dublin see off Kildare after extra-time in O'Byrne Cup final that features 43 points

A high-scoring match was won by the Dubs.

# obyrne-cup - Friday 23 January, 2015

Club and intercounty catered for in the weekend's 20 key GAA fixtures

Here are the dates, times and venues for the next few days

# obyrne-cup - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

These 24 games will make for a busy week of pre-season football and hurling

Wrap up warm and get set to head to your local county ground.

# obyrne-cup - Sunday 11 January, 2015

20 of our favourite pictures from the weekend's GAA action

The preseason action just keeps on coming in football and hurling.

Dublin and Meath are set for an O'Byrne Cup semi-final meeting next weekend

The counties will square off in Navan next Sunday.

# obyrne-cup - Saturday 10 January, 2015

Hats off to this die-hard supporter who showed up for tonight's O'Byrne Cup clash

Bad conditions and the Saturday night throw-in time were part of the reason for the sparse attendance.

# obyrne-cup - Friday 9 January, 2015

# obyrne-cup - Saturday 3 January, 2015

The GAA pre-season kicks off this weekend with these 20 games GAA

The GAA pre-season kicks off this weekend with these 20 games

Your favourite inter-county stars are ready to get back to business.

# obyrne-cup - Sunday 26 January, 2014

Snapshot - Leitrim and Kildare footballers celebrate winning early season GAA silverware

Leitrim won the FBD League today while Kildare won the O’Byrne Cup.

Kildare retain O'Byrne Cup as Royals fightback ends in damp squib

Midfielder Thomas Moolick’s first-half goal the Jason Ryan’s Lilywhites breathing space to hold off a Meath fightback.

Kildare roots - but no divided loyalties - for Meath's Davy Dalton

Born in Kildare but now a proud Meath man, Dalton is treating the O’Byrne Cup final as just “another game.”

# obyrne-cup - Friday 24 January, 2014

Here's how Kildare and Meath will line out in the O'Byrne Cup final

Who will be taking home the pre-season silverware in Newbridge on Sunday?

Here’s the 14 GAA games on the inter-county agenda this weekend GAA

Here’s the 14 GAA games on the inter-county agenda this weekend

The FBD League final, the O’Byrne Cup final and the Dr McKenna Cup final are all down for decision.

# obyrne-cup - Sunday 19 January, 2014

18 of the best GAA pictures from the weekend's pre-season action January Days This post contains images

18 of the best GAA pictures from the weekend's pre-season action

There was games on across the four provinces today.

Four goals for Padraig Fogarty as Kildare defeat UCD to reach O'Byrne Cup final

The Lilywhites were in action in Newbridge today.

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