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Dublin: 15°C Friday 30 October 2020

Gaa - Saturday 24 October, 2020

Limerick make full-back line changes and Clare bring in two championship newcomers

The counties meet tomorrow in Semple Stadium.

Dublin football and hurling teams unveiled for league and championship clashes

Chris Crummey starts at centre-forward for the hurlers against Laois with two debuts in store, while Dessie Farrell keeps his footballers unchanged.

'In the depths of winter, this is anyone's game' - spine-tingling promo as inter-county championship begins Magic This post contains videos

'It's always a pinch me moment' - fronting the TV coverage through a GAA season like no other

Gráinne McElwain – best known as the face of TG4′s ladies football coverage – is Sky Sports’ presenter for the 2020 championship.

'We should ask the question if there’s more that can be done' - calls for travel expenses for ladies players

Dublin captain Sinéad Aherne has further highlighted the issue, which has become more of a concern for inter-county ladies footballers and camogie players through the pandemic.

'They gave us a diagnosis that she wasn’t to live past 7. She turns 12 next month'

The heartwarming tale of the Westmeath Camogie manager whose team and daughter are winning against the odds.

Gaa - Friday 23 October, 2020

Kerry unchanged for tilt at league title against Donegal

Peter Keane goes with the same side that defeated Monaghan last weekend.

McLoughlin makes Mayo return at centre-back as Tyrone come to town

James Horan has made two changes to the Mayo side from their 15-point hammering of Tyrone.

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GAA and GPA agree screening protocols for inter-county squads

Rapid testing to take place for all inter-county squads.

'Players have to be in good form... if it's important for a horse, it's surely important for a human'

Len Gaynor is our guest on this week’s episode of Warriors.

'I'm so delighted that it's going ahead because it's one thing that's helping me get through it all'

Cork ladies football star Orla Finn’s hunger for football is back, and she’s delighted to have some normality through the madness.

The Irishmen who will appear on Australia's biggest sporting stage

Zach Tuohy and Mark O’Connor never played Australian Rules football until their late teens but tomorrow they will become just the fourth and fifth Irishmen to play in the Grand Final.

Leitrim to fulfil Sunday's clash with Tipp despite further Covid-19 cases

The Connacht side will have four players unavailable for their Division 3 relegation battle.

Sheedy: Rapid testing 'absolutely worth considering' if it makes games safer to play

The Tipperary boss delivered contrasting news on the fitness of Seamus Kennedy and John O’Dwyer.

'Very few clusters have come from gyms and everything has been run properly, that's what's so frustrating'

Kilkenny camogie star and fitness professional Katie Power on how ‘disappointing’ it is to see gyms closed under Level 5 restrictions.

Gaa - Thursday 22 October, 2020

Antrim offer to play south of the border after Waterford's withdrawal over Covid-19 concerns

Dundalk has been proposed as an alternative venue for the game, which was due to be played in Portglenone.

Covid-19 case forces Offaly hurlers to forfeit Christy Ring Cup opener

‘Almost every member’ of the panel has been deemed a close contact of the player who tested positive.

Antrim hit with five more positive Covid-19 cases ahead of Joe McDonagh Cup

Five players and a member of the Saffrons’ backroom staff have now tested positive, while another player is currently self-isolating.

'To leave at a young age to go to the opposite side of the world and succeed, it takes a special person'

Former coaches on the rise of the two Irish stars chasing Australian Rules glory on Saturday.

'People are finding it hard. We see a lot of these issues in work and it does broaden your mind'

Tipperary’s Pádraic Maher on life as a Garda through the Covid-19 crisis and his excitement for the inter-county championship.

'I have nothing to say to anyone, I'm just gutted... I'll never forget the pain'

A season-ending ‘freak’ injury comes as another cruel blow for Kilkenny star Katie Power.

Jackie Tyrrell: 'That will be the first challenge keeping your guys on the field fit and healthy'

The Kilkenny All-Ireland winner looks ahead to the start of the hurling championship.

Fake crowd noise is coming to the GAA as Sky Sports to provide option for championship viewers

The 2020 GAA championship kicks off this weekend behind closed doors.

Kildare and Cork become latest counties to push GAA club senior finals back to 2021

Kildare this morning announced their decision to postpone all club activity.

Ann Downey effect still visible in Kilkenny through successor and former Cats hurler Dowling

Brian Dowling is channelling his inner Ann Downey.

Gaa - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

Roscommon player tests positive for Covid-19 ahead of clash with Cavan

The Rossies, who are on the cusp of securing promotion, have committed to playing Saturday’s game.

Dublin, Offaly and Laois advance as Leinster U20 Hurling Championship games go ahead

The competition will be postponed indefinitely from midnight.

GAA confirm minor and U20 championships will be halted from midnight

Dublin and Galway were set to meet in the final of the U20 Football Championship on Saturday, but that will not go ahead.

Gaa - Tuesday 20 October, 2020

'There is no benefit in rapid testing inter-county players,' as GAA to continue in Level 5 Expert's View This post contains videos

'There is no benefit in rapid testing inter-county players,' as GAA to continue in Level 5

Professor Mary Horgan, who is part of the GAA’s Covid-19 advisory committee, discusses testing, matches in Level 5 and the low risk involved on the field.

'It was an honour' - 5 years since teenage Cian Lynch's stunning debut against Clare

Lynch and Limerick face the Banner again this weekend as the Munster hurling championship kicks-off.

'It's definitely always been in my head' - from Kerry roots to chasing glory in AFL Grand Final

Mark O’Connor on the Irish interest in next Saturday’s AFL Grand Final with his club Geelong after a strange and dramatic season.

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'It's a massive sense of safety for each player' - Hurling stars back GAA championship start

Tony Kelly and Cian Lynch are happy to see Sunday’s Munster hurling clash set to go ahead.

TG4 to broadcast nine live games from Ladies Football championships

Former Galway footballer Máire Ní Bhraonáin will lead TG4′s coverage this season.

Champagne Football among six-strong shortlist for Sports Book of the Year

The42′s Niall Kelly has also been nominated for his work on Barry Geraghty’s autobiography ‘True Colours’.

Longford to pull the plug on Sunday's 'dead rubber' game against Cork

Ahead of this weekend’s scheduled fixture, Longford officials informed Cork of their plans today.

'It did feel like a kick in the stomach. We had genuine reasons to leave the panel'

Róisín Ambrose is part of a group of nine players who are unavailable to play for Limerick.

Gaa - Monday 19 October, 2020

Green light for senior GAA Championships as elite sport exempt from Level 5 restrictions

The exemption will leave international rugby and European football available for viewing from home.

Bowe hits 0-7 as Tipperary's second-half show key in Munster hurling win over Clare

Tiperary will now take on Waterford in next Monday’s semi-final.