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Dublin: 10°C Saturday 27 February 2021

Gaa - Today’s News

'You don’t have to give up everything once you have a child'
# Back At It
# Back At It

'You don’t have to give up everything once you have a child'

3 hours ago 1,681 Views 0 Comments

Roscommon footballer Alice Kelly has returned to the county panel after becoming a mother for the first time last August.

Deadly Dublin duo or Armagh ace? The stars in the running for Player of the Year tonight
# All-stars Align
# All-stars Align

Deadly Dublin duo or Armagh ace? The stars in the running for Player of the Year tonight

5 hours ago 1,964 Views 1 Comment

The best of the best ladies football talent will be honoured in a very different awards show tonight.

Gaa - Yesterday’s News

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Let's Get Quizzical
# Let's Get Quizzical

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

19 hours ago 23,542 Views 7 Comments

Let’s see how closely you’ve been paying attention to the headlines this week.

'Make sure no players are caught out' - Anti-doping motion explained ahead of GAA Congress
# Education
# Education

'Make sure no players are caught out' - Anti-doping motion explained ahead of GAA Congress

20 hours ago 2,415 Views 1 Comment

The GPA is proposing that players must complete online education about anti-doping or face a one-match ban.

Gaa - Thursday 25 February, 2021

The Limerick footballer who became Hurler of the Year
# Gearoid Hegarty
# Gearoid Hegarty

The Limerick footballer who became Hurler of the Year

Thu 12:59 PM 17,185 Views 6 Comments

Gearóid Hegarty’s golden season is one to savour for the St Patrick’s club who watched him grow into a star.

Gaa - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

No GAA 'on-field activity' until Easter at earliest and 'impossible' now to plan revised 2021 fixtures calendar
# Update
# Update

No GAA 'on-field activity' until Easter at earliest and 'impossible' now to plan revised 2021 fixtures calendar

Wed 3:58 PM 4,199 Views 0 Comments

The GAA state that will ‘be seeking clarity on certain aspects’ related to sport in the new document

Retirement decision still lingering for Dublin star but AFLW move off the cards...for now
# Decisions
# Decisions

Retirement decision still lingering for Dublin star but AFLW move off the cards...for now

Wed 7:30 AM 4,763 Views 0 Comments

Lyndsey Davey helped Mick Bohan’s side to the four-in-a-row last season.

Gaa - Tuesday 23 February, 2021

Inter-county GAA to resume at Level 4 with May start at earliest for 2021 season
# Return To Play
# Return To Play

Inter-county GAA to resume at Level 4 with May start at earliest for 2021 season

Tue 9:58 PM 29,027 Views 9 Comments

Inter-county training is unlikely to resume until after 5 April.

Cork star O'Connor retires after 9 All-Ireland senior wins and 11 All-Star awards
# Gemma O'Connor
# Gemma O'Connor

Cork star O'Connor retires after 9 All-Ireland senior wins and 11 All-Star awards

Tue 8:35 PM 8,005 Views 2 Comments

Gemma O’Connor made her senior inter-county debut for Cork in 2002.

Gaa - Monday 22 February, 2021

'I was sort of in shock' - Brian Fenton on congratulatory text from Jack O'Shea
# Game Recognise Game
# Game Recognise Game

'I was sort of in shock' - Brian Fenton on congratulatory text from Jack O'Shea

Mon 4:46 PM 29,570 Views 14 Comments

Brian Fenton picked up his second Footballer of the Year award last weekend.

'He was an incredible man' - Hegarty dedicates Hurler of the Year award to late Limerick physio
# Tribute
# Tribute

'He was an incredible man' - Hegarty dedicates Hurler of the Year award to late Limerick physio

Mon 12:05 AM 9,096 Views 7 Comments

He also admits he was disappointed with his own display in the 2018 final after struggling to deal with the media spotlight.

Gaa - Sunday 21 February, 2021

Here's what's coming up this week for members of The42
# Join The Club
# Join The Club

Here's what's coming up this week for members of The42

Sun 8:00 PM 1,669 Views 0 Comments

We go again…

Pele, Serena and Bellaghy: It's the week's best sportswriting
# Well Read
# Well Read

Pele, Serena and Bellaghy: It's the week's best sportswriting

Feb 21st 2021, 8:30 AM 3,016 Views 0 Comments

It’s a lockdown Sunday in Lent, treat yourself to some great sports stories.

The latest reminder of Limerick's dominance as hurling Allstars round off 2020 campaign
# Stars Of The Show
# Stars Of The Show

The latest reminder of Limerick's dominance as hurling Allstars round off 2020 campaign

Feb 21st 2021, 7:00 AM 14,419 Views 14 Comments

John Kiely’s side finished with nine winners after last night’s ceremony.

Gaa - Saturday 20 February, 2021

Mayo's Mullin and Kilkenny's Cody scoop Young Player of the Year awards
# On The Rise
# On The Rise

Mayo's Mullin and Kilkenny's Cody scoop Young Player of the Year awards

Feb 20th 2021, 9:01 PM 6,129 Views 3 Comments

It is the sixth time a Mayo player has won this award

Dublin's Fenton and Limerick's Hegarty are crowned 2020 GAA Player of the Year winners
# Star Men
# Star Men

Dublin's Fenton and Limerick's Hegarty are crowned 2020 GAA Player of the Year winners

Feb 20th 2021, 7:55 PM 7,644 Views 26 Comments

The winners were announced during tonight’s ceremony.

9 awards for Limerick as 2020 All-Star hurling team is named
# Leading Lights
# Leading Lights

9 awards for Limerick as 2020 All-Star hurling team is named

Feb 20th 2021, 7:30 PM 31,813 Views 18 Comments

Waterford, Clare, Kilkenny and Galway also have players honoured.

Mullen nominated as new Kilkenny senior hurling captain for 2021 season
# Leader Of The Cats
# Leader Of The Cats

Mullen nominated as new Kilkenny senior hurling captain for 2021 season

Feb 20th 2021, 2:55 PM 5,952 Views 18 Comments

Mullen was Young Hurler of the Year in 2019.

Why is women's sport being hit so much harder by the Covid-19 pandemic?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Why is women's sport being hit so much harder by the Covid-19 pandemic?

Feb 20th 2021, 9:00 AM 3,679 Views 5 Comments

We assess the current situation and try to answer the big question with Kathleen McNamee of ESPN, and formerly of TheJournal.

The 12 GAA stars in the running for player of the year honours tonight
# All-Stars
# All-Stars

The 12 GAA stars in the running for player of the year honours tonight

Feb 20th 2021, 7:00 AM 23,012 Views 31 Comments

We’re in for a very different All-Stars awards show.

Gaa - Friday 19 February, 2021

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Questions And Answers
# Questions And Answers

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

Feb 19th 2021, 5:00 PM 28,337 Views 4 Comments

How closely were you paying attention to the sports headlines this week?

All-Stars reaction: Dublin's record-equalling haul and did Mayo deserve more than two?
# Comment
# Comment

All-Stars reaction: Dublin's record-equalling haul and did Mayo deserve more than two?

Feb 19th 2021, 3:03 PM 11,842 Views 17 Comments

Cavan more than doubled their previous tally and Conor Sweeney became Tipperary’s fourth recipient of the award.

Here's your TV guide for this weekend of sport
# Tune In
# Tune In

Here's your TV guide for this weekend of sport

Updated Feb 19th 2021, 12:00 PM 21,092 Views 5 Comments

The Australian Open finals, the Merseyside derby and Irish provinces in Pro14 action are some of the highlights.

Cork football boss McCarthy has 12-week ban for training guideline breach upheld
# Punishment
# Punishment

Cork football boss McCarthy has 12-week ban for training guideline breach upheld

Feb 19th 2021, 10:59 AM 3,808 Views 4 Comments

The suspension commenced yesterday.

9 awards for Dublin as 2020 All-Star football team is named
# Star Men
# Star Men

9 awards for Dublin as 2020 All-Star football team is named

Feb 19th 2021, 7:00 AM 29,915 Views 23 Comments

Cavan, Mayo and Tipperary also have players honoured.

Gaa - Thursday 18 February, 2021

'The best of the best' - Limerick GAA pay tribute to key behind-the-scenes figure in All-Ireland wins
# RIP
# RIP

'The best of the best' - Limerick GAA pay tribute to key behind-the-scenes figure in All-Ireland wins

Feb 18th 2021, 8:55 PM 10,678 Views 3 Comments

Physiotherapist Mark Van Drumpt passed away following an illness.

50 years of the All-Stars: 'I was meant to be sitting down the back with Jim Stynes... I ended up an All-Star'
# The42 Reads
# The42 Reads

50 years of the All-Stars: 'I was meant to be sitting down the back with Jim Stynes... I ended up an All-Star'

Feb 18th 2021, 12:08 PM 19,342 Views 2 Comments

Kevin O’Brien, Brian Murphy, Kieran Fitzgerald and Paul Murphy on their memories of the end-of-season accolades.

Gaa - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

'Accepted too easily' - GAA need explanation over loss of Level 5 status
# Response
# Response

'Accepted too easily' - GAA need explanation over loss of Level 5 status

Feb 17th 2021, 5:55 PM 8,157 Views 11 Comments

CPA Chairman Micheál Briody also says he accepts the GAA is in a difficult position in relation to Covid-19 restrictions.

'That was really driving me mad' - how Munster champs Tipp turned their season around

'That was really driving me mad' - how Munster champs Tipp turned their season around

Feb 17th 2021, 5:00 PM 12,386 Views 0 Comments

David Power is this week’s guest on the How To Win At Dominoes podcast.

GAA name Amazon Prime as potential new bidder for broadcast rights
# Streaming
# Streaming

GAA name Amazon Prime as potential new bidder for broadcast rights

Feb 17th 2021, 9:39 AM 8,205 Views 10 Comments

‘I would be very confident that we’ll have a very healthy discussion with the existing partners but there are newcomers coming into that frame too, like Amazon for example.’

Every day’s a school day: How Mickey Graham turns contenders into champions
# BIG S
# BIG S

Every day’s a school day: How Mickey Graham turns contenders into champions

Feb 17th 2021, 8:00 AM 14,337 Views 3 Comments

With club and county success already in his locker, The42 profiles the great Mickey Graham.

GAA hopeful some crowds may attend inter-county games in 2021
# Top Brass
# Top Brass

GAA hopeful some crowds may attend inter-county games in 2021

Feb 17th 2021, 7:05 AM 3,640 Views 0 Comments

Croke Park said the decision to postpone inter-county training was not financially motivated.

'It's never nice being told you're a sub' - Tipp star on challenges, Limerick ties and his best position
# Mr Versatile
# Mr Versatile

'It's never nice being told you're a sub' - Tipp star on challenges, Limerick ties and his best position

Feb 17th 2021, 6:35 AM 15,627 Views 0 Comments

We caught up with two-time All-Ireland winner Michael Breen ahead of the 2021 season.

Gaa - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

'It's hopefully the start of a fairytale story' - Kilkenny ladies football team set to return
# Comeback Cats
# Comeback Cats

'It's hopefully the start of a fairytale story' - Kilkenny ladies football team set to return

Feb 16th 2021, 5:00 PM 6,575 Views 0 Comments

Ladies football on Noreside is on an upward trajectory.

'Largely our own fault' - GAA chief on failure to complete club championships in 2020
# Annual Report
# Annual Report

'Largely our own fault' - GAA chief on failure to complete club championships in 2020

Feb 16th 2021, 1:44 PM 4,462 Views 0 Comments

Croke Park released its annual report this morning.

'The past year has proved very damaging' - GAA report combined deficit of €34.1m after 2020 season
# In The Red
# In The Red

'The past year has proved very damaging' - GAA report combined deficit of €34.1m after 2020 season

Feb 16th 2021, 1:17 PM 3,039 Views 6 Comments

The association’s 2020 financial report was launched today.

'He would have been bursting with delight over it, but his persona is that of a serious guy'
# BTL
# BTL

'He would have been bursting with delight over it, but his persona is that of a serious guy'

Updated Feb 16th 2021, 12:00 PM 24,960 Views 2 Comments

John Leonard, author of Dub Sub Confidential, talks Stephen Cluxton and lots more on this week’s edition of Behind the Lines.

No departures so far with Dublin all in for Drive for Five, says Player of the Year nominee
# Five In A Rowe
# Five In A Rowe

No departures so far with Dublin all in for Drive for Five, says Player of the Year nominee

Feb 16th 2021, 8:51 AM 2,164 Views 0 Comments

Carla Rowe: ‘Obviously it is not about the five-in-a-row, but your goal is to win an All-Ireland every year.’

Gaa - Monday 15 February, 2021

'A shining light' and 'a live wire' - the nine Irish stars that featured Down Under this weekend
# Closer Look
# Closer Look

'A shining light' and 'a live wire' - the nine Irish stars that featured Down Under this weekend

Feb 15th 2021, 7:21 PM 5,965 Views 0 Comments

Tipperary team-mates went head-to-head, while there was a different kind of Dublin-Mayo showdown. Here’s the view of an AFLW expert ahead of TG4′s highlights show.

'It's the right thing for me to do at the right time' - Dual star Noonan puts full focus on soccer for now
# Shel Shock
# Shel Shock

'It's the right thing for me to do at the right time' - Dual star Noonan puts full focus on soccer for now

Feb 15th 2021, 6:37 PM 4,066 Views 0 Comments

Shelbourne’s new signing on her decision to step away from the Cork ladies footballers as she targets an international breakthrough.

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