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Today’s News

'I was praying to Mammy, that she would see it through' - one of the best post-match interviews you will ever see What It Means This post contains videos

'I was praying to Mammy, that she would see it through' - one of the best post-match interviews you will ever see

Touching words from Magherafelt captain Daniel Heavron after his side won a first Derry title since 1978.

Yesterday’s News

Cork's O'Sullivan into another US final, Keenan shines for Celtic, and United stun City

Some of the weekend’s interesting stories for Irish women’s football stars overseas.

Drive for Five ended in Monaghan, Cross lift another Armagh crown and 41-year gap bridged in Derry

Three county finals and a provincial opener decided in Ulster today.

Brilliant Shels comeback spoils Peamount party and brings title race down to the final day

The Reds’ win over holders Wexford Youths at Tolka Park means the WNL will come right down to the wire.

Saturday 19 October, 2019

'I realised that he never really treated me like a girl or a boy... he completely let me be who I wanted to be'

Ireland star Louise Galvin delves into the positive influence sport – and role models like her late father – have had on her life.

Friday 18 October, 2019

New faces at the helm in Armagh, Laois and Leitrim ahead of 2020 season

The Orchard county become the latest to appoint new management, while former underage prodigy Donie Brennan takes over in Laois.

Record audience across the globe as 2019 Women's World Cup watched by over 1 billion people

Fifa have released some interesting data in the wake of this summer’s history-making tournament.

Wednesday 16 October, 2019

'You'll see more of that in the future' - Maguire excited by mixed-gender European Tour event

Recently-confirmed LPGA golfer Leona Maguire was pleased to hear about the inaugural Scandinavian Mixed.

Tuesday 15 October, 2019

'The dream has always been to get onto the LPGA. If a girl from Cavan can do it, then anybody can'

Leona Maguire is primed for the world’s biggest stage in 2020 after her remarkable rise to the top.

Conlan finally set for Rio 2016 revenge chance with Nikitin showdown confirmed for NYC

It’s back on – the long-awaited reunion takes place on 14 December at Madison Square Garden.

Back-to-back champion Sanita Puspure one of five Irish up for prestigious World Rowing Awards

New crew of Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy and fellow Corkman Ronan Byrne are also nominated.

Monday 14 October, 2019

'Absolutely huge' - Ireland crowned European AFL champions after remarkable showing in London

Mike Currane’s Irish Banshees won five games from five, and didn’t concede a single score.

After 14 years at the top, Armagh stalwart Vernon retires from inter-county football

‘I end my career in the knowledge that I have given it my all to drive Armagh football forward,’ the two-time Ulster champion signed off.

The breathtaking Shels goal that sparked the title race to life needs to be watched over and over WNL This post contains videos

The breathtaking Shels goal that sparked the title race to life needs to be watched over and over

Elsewhere yesterday, Saoirse Noonan was the hero for Cork City.

Saturday 12 October, 2019

The Vera Era: Oh, what a night as Pauw's Ireland look in good stead to reach next level

Plenty of positives for the Girls in Green on an historic night in Tallaght.

Friday 11 October, 2019

Ireland's midfield maestro O'Sullivan named club MVP Stateside for second year in-a-row

Cork native Denise O’Sullivan is a shining star at North Carolina Courage.

Two-time All-Ireland winner Joyce set to take over Galway senior footballers

Padraic Joyce is to be recommended as the Tribesmen’s new boss.

Thursday 10 October, 2019

Mageean: 'If that was my coach, I would be absolutely distraught that they had cast a shadow over me' Salazar Story This post contains videos

Mageean: 'If that was my coach, I would be absolutely distraught that they had cast a shadow over me'

A fascinating interview with Ireland’s recent world finalist on Off The Ball AM this morning.

All-Ireland champions Tipperary start out with trip to Waterford as 2020 hurling fixtures revealed

Liam Cahill’s first championship match at the Déise helm will be against his native county.

U-turn in Cork with All-Ireland winning boss Fitzgerald returning on two-year term

Ephie Fitzgerald is set to commit again after stepping down in the wake of August’s All-Ireland semi-final exit.

Dismissing talk of Dublin dominance, Leinster in limbo and backing Bohan to return

Dublin star Nicole Owens on a wide range of ladies football topics.

Wednesday 9 October, 2019

'It was completely torn, ruptured, gone... but I would have regretted it if I hadn't tried it'

A devastating cruciate injury denied Nicole Owens the chance to play in Dublin’s recent All-Ireland final win – but she didn’t go down without a fight.

Ireland's long-throw specialist Campbell 'buzzing to be back' in green after injury hell

The Manchester City star shone on the big stage last night.

'The fighting spirit of these players brought the win' - Pauw's 'special' first night in charge

Ireland got The Vera Era underway with a hard-fought 3-2 Euro 2021 qualifier win over Ukraine last night.

Tuesday 8 October, 2019

Pauw's Ireland battle to big Euro 2021 qualifier win in front of record crowd Vera Era This post contains videos

Pauw's Ireland battle to big Euro 2021 qualifier win in front of record crowd

Rianna Jarrett was excellent as the Girls in Green beat second seeds Ukraine 3-2 at Tallaght Stadium.

2020 AFLW season still up in the air as ugly dispute rumbles on

Eighteen Irishwomen are currently on lists, as the plot thickens.

Dublin All-Ireland winner caps 16th campaign with Player of the Month award

Recognition for the incredibly consistent Lyndsey Davey.

The addition of 'fantastic' Gleeson, tuition from ex-boss Bell and transition to Irish culture

Ireland face Ukraine in a crunch, sold-out Euro 2021 qualifier at Tallaght Stadium tonight in Vera Pauw’s first game in charge.

'We are going to qualify. After this week, I dare to say that' - Ireland boss Pauw

The Dutch coach is confident in what she’s seen ahead of her first Euro 2021 qualifier in charge tonight.

Monday 7 October, 2019

'Everybody, please come. We need that stadium packed. Ireland needs you'

Vera Pauw’s Ireland are eyeing a ‘positive result’ in tomorrow night’s crunch Euro 2021 qualifier against Ukraine, with a record attendance on the cards.

Sunday 6 October, 2019

'I wouldn't be surprised if we see some of them staying and not going back for Gaelic football'

AFLW agent and CrossCoders co-founder Jason Hill outlines potential changes to the league – and the knock-on effect for the Irish involved.

Ireland's young guns progress to U19 Euro Elite Round qualifiers with a game in hand

18-year-old Shelbourne star Alannah McEvoy was the goal-scoring hero for Dave Connell’s side.

Saturday 5 October, 2019

'That's not bad for a wee girl from Portaferry... I'm grateful to be able to wear this vest' Pride Of Ireland This post contains videos

'That's not bad for a wee girl from Portaferry... I'm grateful to be able to wear this vest'

Ireland’s Ciara Mageean gave an inspiring interview after her World Championships 1,500m final.

U21 star Aaron Connolly called up to Irish senior squad after dream Premier League debut

Mick McCarthy has also added Blackburn defender Derrick Williams to his plans for upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers.

Sixth consecutive Cork title for All-Ireland champions, and Cora returns as Carnacon go 20-in-a-row

Silverware for Mourneabbey and Carnacon today, and a busy weekend for Rena Buckley.

Three from three for Ireland as Walsh eases into World Championships last 16

The Belfast boxer follows in the footsteps of Cork’s Christina Desmond and Cavan’s Ceire Smith.

All-Ireland winning Louth boss, who took over in tragic circumstances, steps down ahead of 2020

Darren Bishop steered the county to All-Ireland junior glory at Croke Park three weeks ago.

All-Irish officiating team take charge of historic Euro 2021 qualifier in Spain

It was the first time that Ireland had a team of four female officials on international duty, according to referee Paula Brady.

Friday 4 October, 2019

'The situation has got real messy, real quick' - AFLW's future hangs in balance amid dispute

Eighteen Irishwomen are currently on lists for the 2020 season.

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