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Dublin: 13°C Saturday 19 September 2020


# comment - Friday 15 May, 2020

July Test rugby finally postponed, but rescheduling only poses more problems

Rugby seasons are arduous enough without cramming a backlog of fixtures in.

# comment - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

Losing our wages is far from ideal but there are bigger concerns now

Cork City FC captain Gearóid Morrissey shares his thoughts on the impact of Covid-19.

# comment - Saturday 14 March, 2020

Madigan will return to find Ireland's out-half depth chart all the deeper

The Dubliner will face an utterly changed landscape to the one he left four years ago.

# comment - Friday 10 January, 2020

Teams withdrawing and college game clashes - GAA must scrap meaningless pre-season competitions

Donegal are unable to field a team for their McKenna Cup semi-final clash with Monaghan.

# comment - Monday 6 January, 2020

Why Slaughtneil remain keepers of the hurling flame in Ulster

They’ve effectively kept the small ball code alive up north at a time when Ulster hurling is on its knees.

# comment - Saturday 14 September, 2019

Dublin confirm their greatness, Kerry kick big chance away and potential retirements

5 talking points after Dublin defeated Kerry in the replay to complete the five-in-a-row.

# comment - Monday 2 September, 2019

It wasn't a perfect game but the All-Ireland final was something football fans badly needed

Fans were relieved to see a competitive game on the biggest day of the season.

5 talking points after Kerry and Dublin's thrilling All-Ireland final draw

Dean Rock and Sean O’Shea scored 20 points between them yesterday.

# comment - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

The big talking points ahead of the All-Ireland football final between Dublin and Kerry

Can Jim Gavin’s men complete the first senior five-in-a-row in history?

# comment - Monday 19 August, 2019

Sheedy returns to the promised land, where it went wrong for Kilkenny and Callanan's goal rush

5 talking points after Tipperary’s 14-point hammering of Kilkenny in the All-Ireland final.

# comment - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

The big talking points ahead of the All-Ireland hurling final between Kilkenny and Tipperary

The biggest game on the hurling calendar is here.

# comment - Sunday 11 August, 2019

Tommy Walsh's decisive impact, the Kerry comeback and where did it go wrong for Tyrone?

5 talking points after Kerry’s power-packed second-half saw off Tyrone in the All-Ireland semi-final.

# comment - Sunday 28 July, 2019

Tipperary show their character, Wexford let big chance slip and the referee's performance

5 talking points after Tipperary pipped Wexford in an enthralling All-Ireland semi-final.

# comment - Sunday 14 July, 2019

Cody or Sheedy - Who'll have been the happier manager leaving Croke Park?

Both beaten provincial finalists booked their All-Ireland semi-final places with wins over Cork and Laois.

# comment - Saturday 6 July, 2019

Question marks over Walsh's future, Mayo end losing run and looking ahead to Super 8s

5 talking points after Mayo’s 2-13 to 1-13 win over rivals Galway in Limerick.

# comment - Monday 1 July, 2019

Mayo and Galway renew fiery rivalry, momentum of qualifier teams and who'll fall at final Super 8s hurdle?

5 talking points after this morning’s intriguing All-Ireland SFC qualifiers round 4 draw.

# comment - Sunday 30 June, 2019

Davy Fitz's unique clean sweep of titles, big players deliver for Wexford and Kilkenny's drought

5 talking points after the Yellowbellies enjoyed Leinster success in Croke Park.

# comment - Thursday 20 June, 2019

Mayo enter 'do or die' territory, Tyrone bid to avoid giant-killing and Ulster big guns clash

5 talking points ahead of this weekend’s All-Ireland SFC round 2 qualifiers.

# comment - Sunday 16 June, 2019

Rossies book Super 8s, Cunningham's impact and can Galway save their season?

5 talking points after Roscommon dethroned Galway in Salthill.

Injuries, lack of goals, loss of form - where did it go wrong for the Galway hurlers?

21 months after their All-Ireland triumph, Galway’s season is over in mid-June.

# comment - Sunday 12 May, 2019

Cody's half-time changes prove crucial but nothing beats Kilkenny's hunger for work

The Cats pulled off a nine-point swing in an impressive second-half showing.

# comment - Monday 1 April, 2019

The Dubs are beatable and 4 more things we learned from the football league campaign

The Dubs are beatable, their rivals are growing in confidence and Leinster counties are on the rise.

# comment - Sunday 31 March, 2019

Limerick are hurling's top dogs, fifth straight final defeat for Waterford and league reflections

5 talking points after Limerick’s Division 1 final win over Waterford.

# comment - Friday 29 March, 2019

The big talking points for all this weekend’s football and hurling league finals

Croke Park hosts the matches this Saturday and Sunday.

# comment - Monday 28 January, 2019

5 debutants who shone, McManus the early star of advanced mark and major spotlight on referees

Lots to digest as the Allianz Leagues returned over the weekend.

# comment - Sunday 9 December, 2018

Wilderness to Leinster champions - Mullinalaghta story sums up magic of club game

The Longford champions pulled off the greatest win in the club’s history today.

# comment - Monday 26 November, 2018

Kenny's departure gives Dundalk owners a dose of League of Ireland's harsh reality

The Lilywhites must appoint a new manager just weeks after winning their second double in four seasons.

# comment - Sunday 25 November, 2018

Mullinalaghta's historic moment, Crokes run riot again and Burke rounds off year in style

5 talking points after the weekend’s provincial club football action.

# comment - Thursday 22 November, 2018

Quick-fix appointment could waste a huge opportunity for Irish football

The FAI must resist the lure of a stop-gap hire for the senior manager’s role, writes John O’Sullivan.

# comment - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Ireland's devoted followers deserve more than propaganda about phoney progress

In spite of the current malaise, the Irish team had substantial support last night in Aarhus.

# comment - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

Which of the GAA's radical rule changes would actually improve Gaelic football?

A number of the SCPR’s proposals could help promote attacking play, while one or two should be dumped.

# comment - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

The big talking points ahead of Sunday’s clash between Dublin and Tyrone

Can Tyrone stop Dublin’s four-in-a-row bid?

# comment - Sunday 19 August, 2018

Limerick's heroic defensive display, their impressive run to All-Ireland glory and below-par Galway

5 talking points after Limerick ended a 45-year wait for an All-Ireland title.

# comment - Thursday 16 August, 2018

The big talking points ahead of Sunday’s clash between Limerick and Galway

The climax of the All-Ireland hurling championship is upon us.

# comment - Sunday 5 August, 2018

No such thing as bad publicity for UFC as McGregor makes swift return from long hiatus

The MMA organisation should spare us the lip service about codes of conduct when their stars step out of line.

Canning calls out Galway's 'doubters', O'Donnell's wonder goal and Clare miss their chance

5 talking points after Galway’s All-Ireland semi-final replay win over Clare in Thurles.

# comment - Saturday 28 July, 2018

Galway sweating over the fitness of Canning and McInerney ahead of Clare replay

Both players left the action with injuries today.

Clare's long-awaited return to Croker, Galway's attacking riches and key match-ups

5 talking points ahead of today’s All-Ireland hurling semi-final between Galway and Clare.

# comment - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

Will Davy Fitz stay with Wexford, Dublin-Tyrone similarities and Roscommon's dilemma

We take a look back at some interesting aspects from the weekend’s GAA action.

# comment - Sunday 15 July, 2018

Limerick's first win over the Cats in 45 years, Kilkenny show their heart and Cork up next

5 talking points after Limerick’s 0-27 to 1-22 All-Ireland hurling quarter-final victory over Kilkenny.

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