5th June 2023
# Tailteann Cup
New Yorkers on their way for Tailteann Cup debut
Dr Cullen Park to host Johnny McGeeney’s New York in preliminary round clash.
# All-Ireland contenders
The final push - How the big teams are set in the chase for Sam Maguire 2023
With a break coming, many teams will use this week as their final tune-up for The Big Push.
This week
4th June 2023 - 6th June 2023
# Talking Points
Red card blues, Tyrone's love of O'Neill and Unlucky Geezer
A game that might not have set the championship alight, but it tees up an incredible closing weekend, we look at the major talking points emerging from Tyrone V Armagh
Last week
28th May 2023 - 3rd June 2023
# Ulster warfare
Tyrone survive late rally against 14-man Armagh
Rian O’Neill’s red card had Armagh up against it but Tyrone pick up first points.
# the road from croker
'Going up to Croke Park... It’s so dead' - Kildare seek edge on Dublin in Nowlan Park
Leinster counties have become weary of playing Dublin at HQ, will the Lilywhites fare better in Kilkenny?
# Perseverance
'They are a lesson to everybody in terms of how you come back'
Monaghan’s performance against Derry showed once again their capacity to learn and recover from defeats.
Last month
May 2023
# local rivalry
O'Connell caps memorable display with late equaliser for Monaghan
Thriller in Celtic Park ends with Ulster champions held to a draw in their home venue.
# Keeping The Faith
Daithí Regan: 'We were the authors of our own misfortune in Offaly'
With their hurlers in the Joe McDonagh Cup final and continual underage success, the Faithful are restoring pride.
# stuck in a rut
A strange agony awaits Waterford hurlers as they await Semple eviction
With just one win from four years of Munster round robins, problems run deep for the Deise
# Succession
'He's that genuine, he is strong' - The Tyrone underage star now managing Derry
Ciaran Meenagh has been with Derry since he was brought in for 2019 and now he takes sole charge of the Ulster champions.
# Evan above
Evan Ferguson on switch to England: 'I wouldn't be allowed back!'
Brighton star dismisses speculation of a switch away from Republic of Ireland
# Security Alert
Ammunition officers at East Belfast GAA premises for security alert
Latest incident part of a pattern of local intimidation.
# Profile
The Lohan Stare: Clare's warrior leader and the Banner bid to end 25-year Munster wait
Clare are back into the Munster final, shaped by their manager’s hard edge and quiet determination.
# Tinkering
Handpass controversy to be tackled in playing rules experiment
Hurling and football set for a suite of rule changes to be used in college competitions.
# Back for the final
Snyman, Murray, Fekitoa and Nash all back for URC Grand Final
Munster head for South Africa bolstered by return of key players
# brought to book
'The Grass Ceiling' heralds a new wave of GAA memoir
In Eimear Ryan’s stunning new book, themes of family, body consciousness, failure and fulfilment are all teased out.
# Talking Points
TJ v Horgan scoring battle, Limerick seek response and Wexford backlash
A huge weekend of hurling action awaits in Leinster and Munster.
# training gains
Michael Fennelly: 'You wouldn’t have seen too many six packs back in my day'
The growth of strength and conditioning, along with recovery, will inform the approach of county teams as the football round-robins commence.
# Gaelic Football
Last four All-Ireland finalists meet on Saturday - and hardly a cheep
Kerry, Mayo, Tyrone and Galway are out against each other this weekend as the brand new group stages begin.
# behind enemy lines
Kiely on his Tipp pupils: 'If they win, they’ll definitely wear their jerseys the day after'
It might only be mid-May, but Limerick are already supping in the Last Chance Saloon when they head to Semple Stadium on Sunday
# back-to-back
Rogers: 'I was about when Derry was unsuccessful and it is an unbelievably lonely place'
Oak Leaf legend had 18 youngsters out playing football on the street the day before the Ulster final
# Shane McGuigan
As good as Clifford and Con? How McGuigan bent a thrilling Ulster final to his will
The Slaughtneil man inspired Derry to success in Clones yesterday.
# stinging criticism
Ken McGrath doubles down on Waterford and Davy Fitzgerald criticism
‘Right now it’s a mixture of everything. But tactics wise, I will be honest, they are baffling’
# Going for it
Derry coach Meenagh: 'They are a mature group, there are very little egos in there'
Two consecutive Ulster titles means Derry character, ‘cannot be questioned’
# Ulster Final
McFaul secures back to back titles for Derry with penalty shootout drama
First provincial final to go to a shootout ends with fairytale ending for Glen man
# The Big Day Out
The Ulster Final day in Clones is decadent and delirious
Sometime in the future the Ulster final will move to a state of the art stadium in Belfast. All we can do in the meantime is drink in the charm of Clones.
# GAA talking points
Harte's belief, Armagh getting serious, and The Handshake (Part 765)
Five talking points ahead of this weekend’s championship action.
# Winningest
Ulster success to Leinster challenger: how does Mickey Harte's win rate stack up?
Louth manager’s managerial record stands up to other giants of world sport.
# John Conlon
'It was just super when we came back to the wedding' - Best man and Clare's best player
Leaving his brother’s wedding added pressure on Clare veteran Conlon to produce a result against Limerick.
# TJ Reid
TJ Fest: The Kilkenny great is the star of the show in Belfast as he scores 2-10
All eyes in Corrigan Park turned to the Ballyhale maestro.
# Rout
Ravenous Cats polish off Antrim without fuss
Hat trick of goals for Martin Keoghan in one-sided affair
# bite
‘Growing up, you always had a fear of the big teams. This group have none of that’
How Sligo football went from underdog to ‘f***ing big dog’.
# absent friends
Dan Quirke: 'I know Dillon would be very proud of Hazel and myself'
Tipperary versus Cork will come with a huge sense of absence when the age-old rivals meet tonight.
# Referee crisis
Shefflin: 'What’s going on in Kilkenny at the moment, it’s just absolutely disgraceful'
Cats legend supports striking referee’s body
# Puncher's chance
Time for the Wee County to dream big, says Louth ace Mulroy
With two finals in 63 years, Louth are eyeing up a giant-killing of Dublin.
# dillion quirke foundation
'It's something that's very raw for us' - Liam Cahill on how Dillion Quirke's memory lives on
The Dillon Quirke Foundation is aiming to raise €1 million to help screen children from the age of 12 up for heart defects.
# Bouncing Back
'There is no point in badgering them' - Limerick boss on injuries and response to Clare loss
Limerick are next out on 21 May against Tipperary.
April 2023
# consistency
Rory Gallagher on 2012: 'There is a lot more coaching, it was a lot more basic then'
Eighth Ulster final in 12 seasons for Gallagher as manager or coach.
# Devastating Derry
Derry cruise into Ulster final
Oak Leafers through to second Ulster final in a row
# Banner up next
Limerick's sense of invincibility has been punctured, can Clare capitalise?
The All-Ireland champions saw off Waterford with 14 men, but some slight vulnerabilities were exposed.