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#GAA 2013

# gaa-2013 - Saturday 4 June, 2016

VIDEO: The day Kilkenny legend Eddie Keher taught Muhammad Ali to hurl Legends This post contains videos

VIDEO: The day Kilkenny legend Eddie Keher taught Muhammad Ali to hurl

“He was using the hurley like a tennis racket,” Keher recalls.

# gaa-2013 - Friday 24 January, 2014

The GAA's provincial gate receipts topped €10 million last year

There was plenty of cash coming through the turnstiles.

# gaa-2013 - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

Unforgettable: an oral history of the 2013 hurling championship, part 2

In the words of some of the men who made it happen, this is the story of a remarkable summer.

Unforgettable: an oral history of the 2013 hurling championship, part 1

In the words of some of the men who made it happen, this is the story of a remarkable summer.

# gaa-2013 - Monday 30 December, 2013

Back in blue: Cullen and Cluxton return for Dubs' NYE clash

The annual Dubs Stars games take place tomorrow evening at Round Towers’ grounds in Clondalkin.

# gaa-2013 - Sunday 29 December, 2013

'Christy Ring wasn't au fait with sports psychology but he practised an awful lot of its principles'

In the third and final part of our series, sports psychologist Kieran Shannon explains the GAA’s open mind when it comes to mental preparation.

# gaa-2013 - Saturday 28 December, 2013

Inside the backroom: 'Stats are there to confirm the coach's opinion, not to direct it'

In part two of our series, Dublin’s head of performance analysis Ray Boyne talks us through the numbers game.

# gaa-2013 - Friday 27 December, 2013

Inside the backroom: ‘In 1995, doing things like warm-ups and warm-downs was rocket science’

In the first of a three-part series, fitness coach Pat Flanagan talks us through the rise in strength and conditioning work in the GAA.

# gaa-2013 - Thursday 26 December, 2013

Fairytale summer moves the goalposts for London football

They rewrote the history books in 2013. Now London want to get to a stage where Championship wins are the rule, not the exception.

# gaa-2013 - Monday 23 December, 2013

11 of Dublin's best sporting moments in 2013

Was it a good year for the capital? You bet.

# gaa-2013 - Friday 20 December, 2013

American Hurler: a new documentary on an all-American club and their love of the game

“I fell in love with hurling here on a June Sunday in Croke Park, an American simultaneously confused and transfixed by this beautiful secret of the Emerald Isle.”

# gaa-2013 - Thursday 19 December, 2013

7 of Armagh's best sporting moments in 2013

Eight-goal routs, prodigal sons, and success in Scotland were among the standout moments for the Orchard County this year.

‘Get up you fat pig, you better go for a run’ – how Kieran Bergin kick-started his hurling career in 2013

After seven years in America, Kieran Bergin thought his inter-county chance was gone. So how did he end up making his Tipperary debut in 2013?

# gaa-2013 - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh's top 7 moments from this year's Gaelic football championship

Mícheál counts down his favourite moments including Michael Meehan, Tommy Freeman, the Gooch and more…

'It's a very good thing that the boys have won - now the girls want to feel that success as well'

Clare camogie All-Star Chloe Morey is targeting a big year with club and county in 2014.

# gaa-2013 - Sunday 15 December, 2013

Limerick's Niall Moran retires from inter-county hurling

Moran was “an inspiration,” Limerick team-mate Gavin O’Mahony said today.

No Seanie Johnston on Cavan panel for McKenna Cup

Cavan boss Terry Hyland has named a 25-man panel for the pre-season tournament.

# gaa-2013 - Friday 13 December, 2013

Tony McEntee appointed as St Brigid's (Dublin) football manager

The Blanchardstown club have snagged a big name to replace Gerry McEntee and Mark Byrne.

# gaa-2013 - Thursday 12 December, 2013

'When you're winning, everything is easier': 37-year-old Gilligan not ready to hang up hurley

The Sixmilebridge veteran hopes to carry on hurling after collecting his fourth county title last month.

Canning ready for 'a new kind of pressure' as Galway captain

Portumna ace will lead the Galway hurlers next season.

# gaa-2013 - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Dubs boss Jim Gavin named Manager of the Year

All-Ireland winning manager honoured at ceremony in Dublin this afternoon.

Here's the draw for next season's Sigerson and Fitzgibbon Cups

Sigerson champions DIT will kick-off their title defence against St Mary’s in 2014.

'It's probably as good as you're going to get' - Noel McGrath's hectic autumn and historic double

Tipp hurling star Noel McGrath helped Loughmore-Castleiney to a unique double in the county championships.

# gaa-2013 - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

Aussie rules moves good for the GAA, says Kennelly

“Bigger drain” of players returning from the AFL to Ireland, says international recruiter Tadhg Kennelly.

GAA needs to handle pay-per-view talk carefully, Dubs warn

“Overall we must ensure a greater spread of wealth from central coffers,” writes John Costello in his annual report.

# gaa-2013 - Friday 6 December, 2013

‘It surprised everyone’ – Tipp hurlers ready to learn from McGeeney

Kieran McGeeney will work with the Tipperary hurlers on their preparation and management, captain Brendan Maher says.

Bastick: I’m no longer a liability to the Dubs

Two-time All-Ireland winner Denis Bastick says he has been working hard to keep his discipline issues in check.

# gaa-2013 - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

'It's about time that people gave us the respect we deserve,' blasts Mount Leinster keeper

Frank Foley kept a clean sheet in the Carlow club’s historic Leinster final win.

# gaa-2013 - Monday 2 December, 2013

Tyrone official blasts RTÉ and Brolly for ‘scathing and venomous’ comments

Tyrone county secretary highly critical of RTÉ for allowing Joe Brolly’s outbursts.

The top 5 goals of the 2013 GAA Football Championship

These five are worth reliving — and then you can tell us which others should have made the cut.

# gaa-2013 - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

What did Daly, Davy and Loughnane talk about today?

The three Banner legends were filming RTÉ’s end of year GAA review programme.

# gaa-2013 - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Kilkenny hurler flying out for work experience with the Sydney Swans

Michael Fennelly hopes to convince the GAA to invest more money in collecting player data.

Daniel Flynn introduces the AFL to the magic of Crystal Swing

Surely it’s only a matter of time now before everyone’s favourite musical family are selling out dates in Oz?

O'Sullivan: Spring Series in Croker 'great experience' for young guns

The Dublin Allstar pitted himself against the All Blacks in a skills challenge yesterday.

The GAA wants you to start playing Rounders again

GAA launches three-year plan to develop of one of its four official sports.

GAA wanted to 'put the country first' by backing 2023 World Cup bid

“If we wanted to, we could have killed it, but we wanted to put the country first,” says GAA President Liam O’Neill.

Return of the King — Fennelly delighted to see Shefflin back after ‘horrible’ season

Kilkenny great Henry Shefflin expected to return for a remarkable 16th inter-county season in 2014.

# gaa-2013 - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

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POLL: Who will win the AIB All-Ireland club hurling championship?

As the Leinster and Munster championships reach their climax, we want to know who you are tipping for glory on St Patrick’s Day.

# gaa-2013 - Monday 18 November, 2013

The Northernmost Point: a new documentary on the world’s most northerly GAA game

The Oulu Elks and Helsinki Harps made history in a game held just south of the Arctic Circle last October.

# gaa-2013 - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

'The hard work was worth it in the end' -- Fennell reflects on transfer saga after first Vins title

Eamon Fennell targets more medals with Vincent’s after the Dublin champions booked their place in the Leinster semis.

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