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#Championship 2012

# championship-2012 - Monday 24 September, 2012

Club football round-ups from Cork, Limerick, Clare and Waterford

There are six teams left in the Cork title hunt, the finalists are known in Limerick while Clare and Waterford are approaching the semi-final stage.

# championship-2012 - Monday 17 September, 2012

Semi-final battles in Galway SFC and Sligo SFC

Last four senior club football showdowns were on the agenda in Connacht over the weekend.

# championship-2012 - Friday 31 August, 2012

Ciaran McDonald: "Did I officially retire from inter county football? No."

One of Mayo’s most famed footballers has finally spoken at length on the game he starred in.

# championship-2012 - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

Curran relishing hurling rivalry with Cats

Hailing from Mullinahone has lead the Tipperary captain to savour battles with near neighbours Kilkenny.

# championship-2012 - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

Brian Hogan: "It can get to be a bit of a circus."

Kilkenny’s decision to work away from the public eye since the Leinster final has benefitted them, according to the O’Loughlin Gaels defender.

Hogan back to boost the Cats challenge

Last year’s All-Ireland winning captain has confirmed he is fit for next Sunday’s clash with Kilkenny in Croke Park.

# championship-2012 - Sunday 5 August, 2012

As It Happened: Kerry v Donegal, All-Ireland SFC quarter-final

The last of the places in this year’s All-Ireland senior football semi-finals was up for grabs in Croke Park today. Would it be Kerry or Donegal who triumphed and advanced?

As It Happened: Cork v Kildare, All-Ireland SFC quarter-final

Four years on from their last senior championship clash, Cork and Kildare faced off in Croke Park today. Would it be Conor Counihan or Kieran McGeeney celebrating afterwards? Here’s how it unfolded..

As It Happened: Kerry v Roscommon, All-Ireland MFC quarter-final

Mayo booked their place in the semi-finals of the All-Ireland minor football championship yesterday. Would it be Connacht champions Roscommon or the Mickey Ned O’Sullivan coached Kerry who would join them in the last four? Here’s how it unfolded.

# championship-2012 - Saturday 4 August, 2012

As it happened: Dublin v Laois, All Ireland SFC quarter-final

It was tense and poor for long stages but the champions stumble onwards after an own goal denies Justin McNulty’s side one of the great shocks. We were live with all the action.

As It Happened: Mayo v Down, All-Ireland SFC quarter-final

Would it be James Horan or James McCartan who guided the first team into the semi-finals of this year’s All-Ireland senior football championship? We were in Croke Park for all the action.

MacAuley: Dubs can't let Sam defence stall

Michael Dara MacAuley is ready for a stern examination when Dublin meet Laois in Croke Park this evening.

As It Happened: All-Ireland MFC quarter-final, Tipperary v Mayo

The first of this year’s All-Ireland minor football quarter-finals took place today in Croke Park. We were live with all the action as Tipperary and Mayo squared off.

# championship-2012 - Friday 3 August, 2012

Mayo v Down - All-Ireland SFC quarter-final match guide

Mayo are the Connacht champions, Down are smarting from an Ulster final defeat and they will both be bidding to become the first side to book a place in this year’s All-Ireland semi-finals when they clash tomorrow afternoon.

# championship-2012 - Thursday 2 August, 2012

Mayo announce unchanged side for Down clash

James Horan has resisted the temptation to bring star midfielder Aidan O’Shea into his line-up for Saturday’s game in Croke Park.

SFC 2012: O'Gara handed Laois chance GAA

SFC 2012: O'Gara handed Laois chance

Dublin have made one change ahead of Saturday’s All-Ireland SFC quarter-final against Laois.

# championship-2012 - Monday 30 July, 2012

Peter Fitzpatrick steps down as Louth football manager GAA

Peter Fitzpatrick steps down as Louth football manager

The Wee County legend, elected a Fine Gael TD in 2011, has decided not to seek another term as manager.

# championship-2012 - Sunday 29 July, 2012

GAA announce details of fixtures

The dates, venues and times have been released ahead of a hectic few weeks of GAA action.

# championship-2012 - Saturday 28 July, 2012

As It Happened: Kildare v Sligo, All-Ireland SFC round four qualifier

It was wet and windy in Dr Hyde Park, but it was hot and heavy on the pitch too as Kieran McGeeney’s side looked to get the better of the Connacht runners-up. Here’s how it unfolded.

# championship-2012 - Friday 27 July, 2012

Clare v Kerry - All-Ireland SFC qualifier round four match guide

20 years ago Clare football enjoyed a momentous triumph against in the Gaelic Grounds but Ewan MacKenna cannot see a repeat happening tomorrow evening.

Kerry attacker O'Sullivan wary of Banner ambush

The Glenbeigh-Glencar club man is bidding to make an impact off the bench for Kerry tomorrow night.

# championship-2012 - Thursday 26 July, 2012

Young guns can be Dublin's Championship wild card, says Darcy

Ciaran Kilkenny, Jack McCaffrey and Emmet O’Conghaile will add a new dimension to the Dubs’ defence of Sam, says the U21 selector.

# championship-2012 - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

Mulligan: "We have to apologise to the Tyrone fans"

They were decisively beaten in Killarney on Saturday and the Tyrone camp have put their hands up to accept that after they have exited the 2012 All-Ireland championship race.

# championship-2012 - Sunday 22 July, 2012

As it happened: Donegal v Down, Ulster SFC Final

Jimmy McGuinness’s side put in a huge second half to retain their Ulster title and leave the Mourne men out on their feet. We had all the action and analysis right here.

# championship-2012 - Saturday 21 July, 2012

As it happened: Kildare v Limerick, All Ireland SFC Round 3 Qualifier

It took an amazing injury-time equaliser from Emmet Bolton to save his side, but the Lilywhites kicked on and somehow escape. A remarkable evening and we had it all live right here.

# championship-2012 - Sunday 15 July, 2012

Munster Minor Hurling Championship: Tipperary go through the gears to defeat Clare

An early Shane O’Donnell goal had the Banner County flying but Tipp scored frequently to grind out a fine result.

As it happened: Mayo v Sligo, Connacht SFC Final

It was ugly, cynical at times and far from impressive but James Horan’s side bully their way to the Connacht title. We were live right here with all the action and analysis.

# championship-2012 - Friday 13 July, 2012

Allen set to lead Limerick charges into Banner battle once more

They have already lost three times to Clare in competitive hurling games this season. Limerick boss John Allen is hoping they can reverse that trend in tomorrow evening’s All-Ireland qualifier.

# championship-2012 - Tuesday 10 July, 2012

Full squad for Cork to pick from as Cadogan returns

The injury situation is looking promising for Cork boss Jimmy Barry-Murphy ahead of their battle with Wexford

McGrath wary of Déise backlash in Munster decider

They had seven goals to spare in last year’s provincial final but the Loughmore-Castleiney player is bracing himself for a closer battle this time around.

# championship-2012 - Monday 9 July, 2012

"When Galway trounce Kilkenny and win a Leinster title, you sit back and appreciate just what they have done."

There were 22,171 supporters present in Croke Park to witness an extraordinary afternoon of hurling yesterday. Ewan MacKenna was also there for a remarkable game.

# championship-2012 - Sunday 8 July, 2012

As it happened: Galway v Kilkenny, Leinster SHC Final

For the first time since 2004, Kilkenny lose a Leinster game. But for once they aren’t the story after an astonishing and brilliant Galway performance. We went minute-by-minute right here.

# championship-2012 - Saturday 7 July, 2012

Kilkenny v Galway - Leinster SHC final match guide

Kilkenny have won 13 out of the last 14 Leinster titles and the signs are that run of glory will continue when they face Galway in tomorrow’s provincial final.

# championship-2012 - Friday 6 July, 2012

Cork v Clare - Munster SFC final match guide

Clare are bidding for their first provincial senior football crown in 20 years on Sunday but they’ve a tough task against Conor Counihan’s Cork side.

Munster SFC: Brennan gets the nod for the Banner

Clare boss Michael McDermott has made two changes for Sunday’s Munster SFC final against Cork.

Garvey's Ulster final ban upheld by CHC

The Down defender’s efforts to overturn his suspension for an alleged stamp were rejected by the Central Hearings Committee.

Dubs wait on injured duo

Conal Keaney and Conor McCormack face a race against the clock if they are to feature in Ennis tomorrow evening.

# championship-2012 - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

Kelly hoping for Banner breakthrough in Munster final

Gordon Kelly has not seen Clare compete in too many Munster football finals which makes next Sunday’s clash all the more significant.

# championship-2012 - Saturday 30 June, 2012

As it happened: Donegal v Tyrone, Ulster SFC Semi-Final

It was intense, it was tactical, it was fascinating and it was all worth it as Donegal dispensed of Tyrone to reach the Ulster decider. We had all the action and analysis right here.

# championship-2012 - Thursday 28 June, 2012

Dublin manager Gilroy happy with Croker advantage

The Dublin boss on the benefits of playing regularly in Croke Park, the challenge that Wexford will pose on Sunday and how his midfield fared against Louth.

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