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Gaa - Friday 9 April, 2021

Five-time All-Star and 2013 All-Ireland winner set to join Galway camogie backroom team
# Helping Hand
# Helping Hand

Five-time All-Star and 2013 All-Ireland winner set to join Galway camogie backroom team

Apr 9th 2021, 6:56 PM 4,009 Views 0 Comments

Therese Maher is expected to link up with the squad when Cathal Murray’s backroom team is ratified at a County Board meeting.

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Let's Get Quizzical
# Let's Get Quizzical

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

Apr 9th 2021, 5:10 PM 27,202 Views 8 Comments

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

GAA expected to announce new Farrell ban and rule him out of Dublin's league campaign
# Sanction
# Sanction

GAA expected to announce new Farrell ban and rule him out of Dublin's league campaign

Apr 9th 2021, 11:08 AM 8,235 Views 10 Comments

Seamus ‘Banty’ McEnaney is facing a suspension that could see him miss an early round Ulster SFC game.

Gaa - Thursday 8 April, 2021

'We're only one rule away from the game becoming like Australian Rules' - Jim Gavin
# PREDICTION
# PREDICTION

'We're only one rule away from the game becoming like Australian Rules' - Jim Gavin

Apr 8th 2021, 5:38 PM 19,067 Views 6 Comments

The former Dublin boss was speaking on the JC DC Am Seo Podcast.

Larry McCarthy: Dublin and Monaghan breaches have caused 'reputational damage' to the GAA
# Protocols
# Protocols

Larry McCarthy: Dublin and Monaghan breaches have caused 'reputational damage' to the GAA

Apr 8th 2021, 4:13 PM 4,541 Views 18 Comments

He confirmed that Dessie Farrell and Seamus ‘Banty’ McEnaney can’t have any involvement with their teams for the duration of their bans.

GAA unveils 2021 roadmap with leagues starting in May and All-Ireland finals in August
# Master Fixture Plan
# Master Fixture Plan

GAA unveils 2021 roadmap with leagues starting in May and All-Ireland finals in August

Apr 8th 2021, 3:32 PM 35,027 Views 42 Comments

A club-only window will run from 4/5 September.

Monaghan GAA suspend manager 'Banty' McEnaney for 12 weeks following training breach
# Banty Ban
# Banty Ban

Monaghan GAA suspend manager 'Banty' McEnaney for 12 weeks following training breach

Apr 8th 2021, 12:42 PM 25,698 Views 45 Comments

Monaghan boss admits ‘serious error of judgement’.

Gardaí investigating alleged training breach by Monaghan GAA
# Another Field Day
# Another Field Day

Gardaí investigating alleged training breach by Monaghan GAA

Apr 8th 2021, 9:48 AM 25,034 Views 76 Comments

A file purportedly including footage of the Monaghan footballers at a training session was submitted anonymously to the Department of Justice.

Gaa - Wednesday 7 April, 2021

GAA hopeful that adult club training will resume in May
# Return To Play
# Return To Play

GAA hopeful that adult club training will resume in May

Apr 7th 2021, 4:42 PM 8,498 Views 1 Comment

The GAA’s 2021 club and county roadmap is set to be published tomorrow.

Gaa - Tuesday 6 April, 2021

Over €55k raised in one day for former Dundalk and Louth star in need of cancer treatment
# Appeal
# Appeal

Over €55k raised in one day for former Dundalk and Louth star in need of cancer treatment

Apr 6th 2021, 7:30 PM 13,458 Views 0 Comments

Sonia Hoey’s family are hoping to raise €80,000 for treatment in Mexico.

'One of the greatest footballers of all time' - tributes paid after death of Leitrim GAA legend
# Packy McGarty
# Packy McGarty

'One of the greatest footballers of all time' - tributes paid after death of Leitrim GAA legend

Apr 6th 2021, 6:23 PM 7,129 Views 1 Comment

Packy McGarty is widely regarded as the best player ever from the county.

Old foes Dublin and Cork to meet again in group stages of Lidl National Football League
# Save The Date
# Save The Date

Old foes Dublin and Cork to meet again in group stages of Lidl National Football League

Apr 6th 2021, 5:36 PM 1,968 Views 0 Comments

The new Ladies football campaign is set to begin on 23 May.

Camogie 'second' teams set to be included in return to inter-county training on 19 April
# Boost
# Boost

Camogie 'second' teams set to be included in return to inter-county training on 19 April

Apr 6th 2021, 3:21 PM 2,737 Views 0 Comments

Ten inter-county teams missed out on the 2020 camogie championships due to level 5 restrictions.

Cora Staunton included in 2021 AFLW Team of the Year
# Top Of The Tree
# Top Of The Tree

Cora Staunton included in 2021 AFLW Team of the Year

Apr 6th 2021, 11:28 AM 27,854 Views 9 Comments

The four-time All-Ireland winner is named among the forwards in the shortlist.

Gaa - Monday 5 April, 2021

'They don't do it for the glory of playing in an All-Ireland final...It's the most selfless job'
# Characters
# Characters

'They don't do it for the glory of playing in an All-Ireland final...It's the most selfless job'

Apr 5th 2021, 10:00 AM 40,487 Views 5 Comments

A reliable kit man is an indispensable asset and many serve their counties for decades.

Gaa - Sunday 4 April, 2021

'I was happy enough to slip away' - 18-time All-Ireland winner on retiring, regrets and an incredible career
# Interview
# Interview

'I was happy enough to slip away' - 18-time All-Ireland winner on retiring, regrets and an incredible career

Updated Apr 4th 2021, 12:00 PM 24,340 Views 3 Comments

Briege Corkery chats to the The42 about her inter-county career ahead of her Laochra Gael episode.

The current state of Irish football, the late, great David Rocastle, and the week's best sportswriting
# Read The Game
# Read The Game

The current state of Irish football, the late, great David Rocastle, and the week's best sportswriting

Apr 4th 2021, 8:30 AM 3,304 Views 1 Comment

Stick the kettle on, and crack open an Easter egg for breakfast…

Gaa - Saturday 3 April, 2021

'In a good place' - Dublin's Covid breach won't impact inter-county return, says GAA President
# Onwards
# Onwards

'In a good place' - Dublin's Covid breach won't impact inter-county return, says GAA President

Apr 3rd 2021, 8:49 PM 23,423 Views 47 Comments

Another incident may, Larry McCarthy said – while stressing how important the return of club is.

Dublin, Mayo and Cavan stars help Collingwood and Melbourne book AFLW preliminary final spots
# Wrap
# Wrap

Dublin, Mayo and Cavan stars help Collingwood and Melbourne book AFLW preliminary final spots

Apr 3rd 2021, 10:23 AM 4,561 Views 2 Comments

The Brisbane Lions and Adelaide Crows await next weekend.

Gaa - Thursday 1 April, 2021

'One of the all-time greats in Cork' - saluting the career of a nine-time All-Ireland winner
# Gemma
# Gemma

'One of the all-time greats in Cork' - saluting the career of a nine-time All-Ireland winner

Apr 1st 2021, 8:00 PM 21,961 Views 4 Comments

The42 looks back on the inter-county career of Cork legend Gemma O’Connor.

Dublin suspend manager Dessie Farrell for 12 weeks following players' Covid breach
# Fall-out
# Fall-out

Dublin suspend manager Dessie Farrell for 12 weeks following players' Covid breach

Updated Apr 1st 2021, 5:36 PM 97,839 Views 139 Comments

The six-in-a-row All-Ireland champions’ county board has apologised ‘unreservedly’ for a ‘serious error of judgement’.

Dublin training session a fresh headache for GAA as they close in on return to play date
# In The Spotlight
# In The Spotlight

Dublin training session a fresh headache for GAA as they close in on return to play date

Apr 1st 2021, 12:58 PM 7,070 Views 23 Comments

Members of the Dublin squad were reported to have gathered for a training session at the Innisfails GAA club.

GAA express 'frustration and extreme disappointment' after Dublin training breaches Covid-19 rules
# Statement
# Statement

GAA express 'frustration and extreme disappointment' after Dublin training breaches Covid-19 rules

Updated Apr 1st 2021, 11:25 AM 70,592 Views 130 Comments

Members of the six-in-a-row winners were reported to have gathered for a training session.

'I would be very ambitious' - From Man City role to All-Ireland glory with Fermanagh
# Coaching
# Coaching

'I would be very ambitious' - From Man City role to All-Ireland glory with Fermanagh

Apr 1st 2021, 7:35 AM 6,250 Views 0 Comments

Jonny Garrity’s journey has been an interesting one so far.

Gaa - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

GAA to confirm new fixture plan next week, warn against early return to training
# Resumption
# Resumption

GAA to confirm new fixture plan next week, warn against early return to training

Updated Mar 31st 2021, 12:04 PM 12,612 Views 3 Comments

Croke Park say breaches by counties ‘would likely put the broader plan to return to activity in serious jeopardy.’

Gaa - Tuesday 30 March, 2021

GAA county senior teams can train from 19 April, golf courses and tennis courts open from 26 April
# Return To Play
# Return To Play

GAA county senior teams can train from 19 April, golf courses and tennis courts open from 26 April

Updated Mar 30th 2021, 6:31 PM 19,912 Views 53 Comments

The Government announced the latest on the easing of restrictions this evening.

Gaa - Sunday 28 March, 2021

Cavan, Dublin and Mayo players to feature as 2021 AFLW finals begin next weekend
# Knockout Clashes
# Knockout Clashes

Cavan, Dublin and Mayo players to feature as 2021 AFLW finals begin next weekend

Mar 28th 2021, 4:04 PM 6,585 Views 0 Comments

The regular season concluded today.

The 'Wesurrection' of Cambridge United and more of the week's best sportswriting
# Recommended
# Recommended

The 'Wesurrection' of Cambridge United and more of the week's best sportswriting

Mar 28th 2021, 8:30 AM 7,048 Views 0 Comments

Some of our favourite pieces from the past seven days.

Gaa - Saturday 27 March, 2021

Club call and family first - Down star eyeing glory after AFLW stint and three-and-a-half years away
# Home Comforts
# Home Comforts

Club call and family first - Down star eyeing glory after AFLW stint and three-and-a-half years away

Mar 27th 2021, 7:30 AM 3,567 Views 0 Comments

‘It was amazing to come home. I feel it was the right call. I wasn’t sure if I’d ever get to play with the club again.’

Gaa - Friday 26 March, 2021

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz
# It's Quizness Time
# It's Quizness Time

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

Mar 26th 2021, 5:11 PM 29,160 Views 7 Comments

Time to test your knowledge.

Two-time All-Ireland winner announces Galway retirement
# Farewell
# Farewell

Two-time All-Ireland winner announces Galway retirement

Mar 26th 2021, 3:10 PM 9,084 Views 0 Comments

Siobhan Coen made her senior camogie debut for Galway in 2013.

'Week absolutely made' - Bríd Stack returns to team training in Australia after neck injury
# Good News
# Good News

'Week absolutely made' - Bríd Stack returns to team training in Australia after neck injury

Mar 26th 2021, 1:59 PM 8,127 Views 0 Comments

‘There is no better feeling than seeing my favourite little man giving me a big clap at the end of training.’

Tuohy and O'Connor star as Geelong enjoy late win over Brisbane in fiery clash
# AFL
# AFL

Tuohy and O'Connor star as Geelong enjoy late win over Brisbane in fiery clash

Mar 26th 2021, 12:35 PM 5,940 Views 1 Comment

The Cats prevailed in round 2 AFL action from Melbourne.

'I was surprised the call came' - ex-Dublin defender on joining forces with Davy Fitz in Wexford
# Move
# Move

'I was surprised the call came' - ex-Dublin defender on joining forces with Davy Fitz in Wexford

Mar 26th 2021, 12:00 PM 34,563 Views 4 Comments

Niall Corcoran spent two season coaching under Eddie Brennan in Laois.

Gaa - Thursday 25 March, 2021

Tuohy returns from injury for 2020 Grand Finalists Geelong as new season continues
# Team News
# Team News

Tuohy returns from injury for 2020 Grand Finalists Geelong as new season continues

Mar 25th 2021, 9:21 AM 3,450 Views 1 Comment

The Laois native missed his side’s opening round defeat to Adelaide last weekend.

Dubs star Goldrick ruled out of AFLW Finals with hamstring injury
# Huge Blow
# Huge Blow

Dubs star Goldrick ruled out of AFLW Finals with hamstring injury

Mar 25th 2021, 8:02 AM 3,260 Views 1 Comment

Sinéad Goldrick has undergone surgery for the injury which she picked up against Fremantle last weekend.

Bottling hurt from 'disappointing' end to 2020, saluting big departures and chasing glory under new boss
# Tribe Talk
# Tribe Talk

Bottling hurt from 'disappointing' end to 2020, saluting big departures and chasing glory under new boss

Mar 25th 2021, 7:30 AM 4,046 Views 0 Comments

Galway star Áine McDonagh on Tim Rabbitt’s departure, Gerry Fahy’s arrival and Sinéad Burke’s retirement.

Gaa - Wednesday 24 March, 2021

'People would always ask me which sport do I prefer?' - Galway's dual diamond
# Journey
# Journey

'People would always ask me which sport do I prefer?' - Galway's dual diamond

Mar 24th 2021, 5:12 PM 9,224 Views 0 Comments

Áine McDonagh is best known for her exploits with the Galway ladies footballers, but she’s always been a hugely talented basketball player.

'I just rang an ambulance and said, 'I think my father is having a heart attack''
# Close Call
# Close Call

'I just rang an ambulance and said, 'I think my father is having a heart attack''

Mar 24th 2021, 5:02 PM 32,387 Views 6 Comments

Neil McManus recalls a frightening incident in 2015 when a defibrillator from the local GAA field helped save his father’s life.

All-Ireland champions Limerick unveil new county jersey ahead of 2021 season
# Spring/Summer Season
# Spring/Summer Season

All-Ireland champions Limerick unveil new county jersey ahead of 2021 season

Mar 24th 2021, 9:06 AM 12,158 Views 13 Comments

The O’Neill’s strip features the names of 65 Limerick clubs across the front and back.