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Dublin: 9 °C Saturday 8 August, 2020

Gaa - Yesterday’s News

Ballyhale beaten in Kilkenny championship, Wexford champions St Martin's eliminated

Galway champions St Thomas’ saw off Sarsfields by a single point.

GAA announce cessation of activity in Kildare, Offaly and Laois

The Football Association of Ireland have made a similar announcement.

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GPA will reportedly propose shortened inter-county season with July climax

The GAA’s Fixture Calendar Review Task Force is due to meet this month and RTÉ report that the GPA will submit plans for a 23-week inter-county season.

Here's this weekend's GAA senior club action available on TV and live-streaming

TG4 are in Donegal, Wexford and Mayo while RTÉ’s live games are in Limerick.

Clare star Considine signs new deal with 2019 AFLW champions Adelaide Crows

The new contract extension will keep Considine with the crows for at least another year.

Gaa - Thursday 6 August, 2020

Tipperary, Down and Dublin club games to be shown in TG4's upcoming GAA coverage

The fixtures to be televised on the weekend of 14-16 August have been announced.

Meath club suspends all activity as player tests postive for Covid-19

Ballinabrackey have requested respect and understanding for the club and player.

Police investigating 'sectarian hate crime' at GAA training session in Belfast

East Belfast GAA club was set up earlier this year to cater for players from all backgrounds.

Gaa - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

A new midweek GAA show - featuring top former players - is coming to Sky Sports

‘Inside The Game’ will air weekly from Wednesday, 19 August.

Some counties may struggle to field teams next year due to Covid crisis, says Laois chairman GAA

Some counties may struggle to field teams next year due to Covid crisis, says Laois chairman

Concerns are growing in GAA circles with the loss of gate receipts.

Five-star reigning champions Ballyboden beat Vins to win clash of Dublin heavyweights

The win propels ‘Boden into the driving seat in Group 3 while Clontarf, Na Fianna and Ballymun Kickhams were among tonight’s other winners.

'She's just unbelievable' - Armagh's 2012 All-Ireland winning captain returns to football after cancer battle

Mags Carville (née McAlinden) is an inspiration to one and all.

'Sean means so much to them, they feel they need to share their story'

The director of a new documentary on Meath great Sean Boylan was our guest on the Warriors podcast this week.

Galway camogie star and doctor unsure if inter-county action will take place in 2020

‘I don’t think anyone can predict what the winter will bring,’ says Catriona Cormican.

'Paídí Ó Sé had an aura and told us not to fear anyone, even Dublin'

Westmeath were one of three counties who had never won a provincial title when they called Paídí Ó Sé. Within a year he made history.

Gaa - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

GAA president tells members not to be 'too despondent' as government maintain limit of 200 people at games

John Horan emphasised the importance of being merely able to stage games at the moment.

'It is very alien' - Tipperary star McCarthy completes historic switch between Aussie Rules sides

Aisling McCarthy joins West Coast Eagles from Western Bulldogs. Here, she speaks to The42 about the move.

Irish trio set to lead West Coast's line as Mayo Sister Act sign contract extensions

Grace and Niamh Kelly will return to the Eagles after impressing in their debut season.

‘To say we didn’t deserve an All-Ireland was crass, Down never got credit for '91’ Cinderella Stories This post contains videos

‘To say we didn’t deserve an All-Ireland was crass, Down never got credit for '91’

No one gave Down a chance of winning an Ulster – never mind an All-Ireland – title at the start of 1991. But by the end of that summer they had lit a spark that resulted in a number of unheralded teams catching fire throughout the ‘90s.

Gaa - Monday 3 August, 2020

Sporting tributes from Derry paid to 'wonderful ambassador' John Hume RIP

Sporting tributes from Derry paid to 'wonderful ambassador' John Hume

The former SDLP leader, who was president of Derry City FC, has passed away at the age of 83.

A head-shot, an open goal and the bizarre decider in the Clare SFC Breckan Ball This post contains videos

A head-shot, an open goal and the bizarre decider in the Clare SFC

Jack Sheedy put the ball in the net twice in the space of mere seconds.

How can sports organisations bring locked-out fans closer to the action?

How can sports organisations bring locked-out fans closer to the action?

We may be a while away from packed stadiums, but many innovations could help fill the void for now.

Gaa - Sunday 2 August, 2020

Newtownshandrum reel off 11 unanswered points to take dramatic late win in Cork

There were also wins for Newcestown and Fermoy in the Cork SHC.

Corofin put 7-17 past All-Ireland intermediate champions in Galway opener

The reigning All-Ireland senior champions didn’t take long to find their groove.

Keane's AFL debut ends in disappointment as Collingwood suffer shock defeat

In one of the upsets of the season, Fremantle claimed a big victory.

Gaa - Saturday 1 August, 2020

Mayo star O'Connor sees red as reigning champions Ballintubber held to draw in opener

A look at today’s football action in Mayo and Galway, which threw up some shock results.

Horgan hits 1-9 as 14-man Glen Rovers win by 14 points and Connolly stars in Blackrock success

The other key hurling game this evening in Cork saw Douglas defeat Ballyhea.

Na Piarsaigh bounce back in Limerick and Shanahan hits 2-17 in Waterford

James Stephens had an opening win in Kilkenny while the quarter-final pairings were confirmed in Wexford.

Still serving the club at 39 and losing the home pitch to a sinkhole that looked like 'an earthquake'

Tommy Freeman speaks to The42 after Magheracloone played their first championship game last weekend.

Gaa - Friday 31 July, 2020

Reid goal rescues late draw for Ballyhale against Tullaroan in clash of All-Ireland champs

Eoin Reid’s late goal proved crucial for Ballyhale in Nowlan Park.

Sarsfields make strong start to claim victory in Cork opener over Midleton

Pairc Uí Rinn hosted tonight’s game.

Here's the GAA senior club action available on TV and live-streaming this weekend

TG4 are in Kilkenny, Galway and Meath this weekend while RTÉ are live from Cork.

From TheJournal.ie Muslims pray at Croke Park for the first time in celebration of Eid al-Adha Eid Mubarak

Muslims pray at Croke Park for the first time in celebration of Eid al-Adha

“Your community has shown selfless dedication in the administration of healthcare and on the frontline,” Muslim worshipers were told.

Cork's Keane set to make AFL debut for Collingwood on Sunday

The Mitchelstown native made the move to Australia in October 2018.

Gaa - Thursday 30 July, 2020

'He was just a man possessed, bowled him over and the rest is history. It was an iconic point'

Limerick’s Ollie Moran is this week’s guest on the Warriors podcast.

5 club hurling games to watch including big clashes in Kilkenny, Limerick and Cork

The club season is firmly up and running now.

'He put up an incredibly brave fight. He was a brave player and never backed down'

Cork All-Ireland winner Kieran O’Connor passed away earlier this month.

'If we could get that up to 400 or 500' - Donaghy calls for bigger crowds to be allowed at GAA club games

The current limit on the number of people who can attend matches is 200.

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