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Dublin: 3 °C Monday 11 November, 2019

Today’s News

'Both teams would have been happy with the replay rather than it be settled on penalties'

Portlaoise’s Craig Rogers kicked the winning spot kick to book their place in the Leinster SFC semi-finals.

Three Irish dates announced for Cage Warriors in 2020

The promotion is coming to Belfast and Cork next year.

Saturday 9 November, 2019

Clonmel Commercials clinch fourth Tipperary SFC title this decade with 21-point win

JK Brackens were unable to impose themselves on proceedings in their first senior county final.

'I wasn't doing it for myself, I wasn't doing it for the team, I was doing it for God' - Ireland hockey star Inspiring This post contains videos

'I wasn't doing it for myself, I wasn't doing it for the team, I was doing it for God' - Ireland hockey star

Bethany and Serena Barr talk about their faith and their older sister Charlene who died in 2010.

'He makes a fool out of everyone and there’s nothing you can do' - Kerry defender on Clifford magic

Jack Sherwood outlines the tricky challenge involved in marking the Fossa star.

Thursday 7 November, 2019

'David Gillick is always there with the bin for me. He's been thrown up on too many times now' - Mageean

The Down native talks about the grim reality of her life as a 1,500m runner.

Wednesday 6 November, 2019

Six uncapped players included in Ireland squad for Test match against Wales

The sides will meet at the UCD Bowl on Sunday afternoon.

'When I was developing the umbilical chord wrapped around my elbow, stopping the blood flow and growth'

Kerry native Jordan Lee is working towards qualifying for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.

'One of the best in the world' - More praise for Cork's O'Sullivan after another stellar year in USA

The 25-year-old has been a star for North Carolina Courage since first joining the club.

Tuesday 5 November, 2019

Seven-time All-Ireland winner O'Gara retires from Dublin after 11-year career

The Templeogue Synge Street star has decided to call it a day with the Dubs.

'Very disappointing' - Ireland boss says colleges won't release key players for crunch Euro qualifier

Heather Payne and Harriet Scott are not available for their side’s clash with Greece next week.

Monday 4 November, 2019

'We weren’t going to give up this again' - Ireland hero rejoices after scoring in sudden death drama

Chloe Watkins showed nerves of steel to help her side secure Olympic qualification.

Sunday 3 November, 2019

'I was like 'guys, stop'' - Ireland star keeper recalls frantic moments before Olympic spot was secure

The Green Army secured their place at the Olympics after a two-legged battle with Canada.

Ireland through to first-ever Olympics after sensational sudden death shootout

Sean Dancer’s side have booked their ticket to Tokyo 2020.

Former All-Ireland winners Cuala crash out of Leinster SHC as Carlow champions march on

The Dublin kingpins lost out to St Mullins by just one point at the quarter-final stage.

'The girls are used to things like that' - Ireland hold firm in biblical rain

There’s still a ticket to the Olympics up for grabs for the Green Army.

Saturday 2 November, 2019

Ireland dominate but Canada survive Olympic qualifier first leg in front of record attendance

Sean Dancer’s side were unable to break the deadlock at a very wet Energia Park.

Road To Respect edges out thrilling Champions Chase at Down Royal

Noel Meade’s eight-year-old held off Clan Des Obeaux to clinch the win.

'It is difficult to come off the high of the World Cup. It’s something you don’t address'

The Ireland women’s hockey team are chasing Olympic qualification after facing challenging times in recent months.

'I broke three bones in my back, a punctured lung, and had cartilage damage in my shoulder' - Cluxton

The newly crowned Footballer of the Year recalls a horrific injury he sustained in 2018.

Friday 1 November, 2019

In Pics: GAA royalty turn out in style for 2019 PwC All-Star awards

Here’s a look through some of the best pictures from tonight’s ceremony.

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5am starts, job sharing, and the ex-Ireland captain Dad helping get pitch ready for Olympic qualifier

Philip Matthews, father of hockey star Hannah Matthews, is among those who are getting Energia Park in order for this weekend.

Tuesday 29 October, 2019

'There’s a terrible reputation but positive things do come out of our area' - Cork All-Star

Four-time All-Ireland winner Amy O’Connor says her home in Knocknaheeny suffers from anti-social problems.

'You think nothing is going to harm you. But then you see real life experience and it hits home'

Three-time All-Ireland winner Pádraic Maher discusses the distressing events he has witnessed as a Garda.

Littlewoods Ireland renew hurling championship and camogie league sponsorship

The new deal will run until 2022.

Best to line out at Twickenham for one final match before hanging up the boots

The former Ulster and Ireland captain will play for the Barbarians next month.

'We cover as many 'what ifs' as possible' - Ireland women's hockey out to avoid men's Olympic agony

Sean Dancer’s side welcome Canada this weekend with a ticket to Tokyo on the line.

Sunday 27 October, 2019

'I would want her out of the game. I'm hoping this is her last fight' - Irish Olympic champion on Taylor

Michael Carruth believes that the world champion should hang up her gloves while she’s at the top.

Thursday 24 October, 2019

Mageean: Drug-testers came to my boyfriend's house the day his granny was buried but I'm happy to be tested

Ciara Mageean says although anti-doping procedures can be disruptive, she’s happy to co-operate to keep the sport clean.

Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Newly-promoted Shels snap up former Longford Town and Shamrock Rovers forward New Recruit This post contains videos

Newly-promoted Shels snap up former Longford Town and Shamrock Rovers forward

20-year-old Aaron Dobbs has penned a two-year deal with the Drumcondra outfit.

Munster hurling title now the priority for ex-Brighton player who took Connolly under his wing

Dessie Hutchinson played alongside the Ireland star at Brighton before making his return to GAA.

Tuesday 22 October, 2019

'A huge privilege' - Two-time All-Ireland winner announces Tipperary retirement

Donagh Maher was part of the Premier squads that won the Liam MacCarthy in 2016 and 2019.

Monday 21 October, 2019

Lohan and Mulqueen to battle it out for Clare hurling job as drawn out saga nears end

The Banner are looking to replace outgoing joint-bosses Donal Moloney and Gerry O’Connor.

'The top brass wanted to get this in as soon as possible' - Criticism for Tier 2 All-Ireland SFC

The new competition was approved at Special Congress over the weekend.

Saturday 19 October, 2019

Sin bin proposal receives strong support as kick-out and advanced mark rules also passed

All three motions were approved at GAA’s Special Congress.

Saturday 5 October, 2019

Needing two nights to watch All-Ireland final loss and taking over as Kilkenny boss from Cats legend

Brian Dowling speaks to The42 about becoming the new Kilkenny camogie manager.

Friday 4 October, 2019

Record-breaking crowd set to attend Ireland women's Euro qualifier with Ukraine

All 8,000 tickets have seen sold or claimed for the clash with Ukraine next week.

Wednesday 2 October, 2019

'Donal Conway said the two of us would be old and grey by the time the FAI changes' - Quinn Not Good Enough This post contains videos

'Donal Conway said the two of us would be old and grey by the time the FAI changes' - Quinn

The former Ireland international does not believe the association is ready to make a fresh start.

Galway GAA 'disappointed' by Supermac's statement about sponsorship money

The fast food chain wants to know how almost €1.6million in sponsorship funding was used by the county board.

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