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Gaa - Tuesday 19 October, 2021

Davy Fitz set to be named Galway boss with Clare backboned management team
# Fitz The Bill
# Fitz The Bill

Davy Fitz set to be named Galway boss with Clare backboned management team

Updated Oct 19th 2021, 5:02 PM 66,510 Views 67 Comments

Galway GAA are expected to announce Fitzgerald’s appointment tomorrow evening.

Sports stadia in Ireland to return to full capacity from Friday
# Crowds Are Back
# Crowds Are Back

Sports stadia in Ireland to return to full capacity from Friday

Oct 19th 2021, 1:35 PM 21,320 Views 6 Comments

Ireland’s World Cup qualifier with Portugal and the Irish rugby team’s Test with New Zealand will go ahead in front of a full house at the Aviva Stadium.

12 All-Star nominations for champions Galway as Murray named camogie manager of the year
# Awards Season
# Awards Season

12 All-Star nominations for champions Galway as Murray named camogie manager of the year

Oct 19th 2021, 8:00 AM 4,017 Views 0 Comments

All-Ireland finalists Cork have 10 nominations on the shortlist.

'Waiting to see what happens with this Special Congress' - Players may quit if football plan defeated
# Option B
# Option B

'Waiting to see what happens with this Special Congress' - Players may quit if football plan defeated

Oct 19th 2021, 7:35 AM 7,499 Views 6 Comments

Adrian Marren believes many inter-county footballers will wait until Saturday’s Special Congress outcome to rule themselves in or out for 2022.

Gaa - Monday 18 October, 2021

Cian O'Neill joins Padraic Joyce's Galway set-up as coach
# Tribesmen
# Tribesmen

Cian O'Neill joins Padraic Joyce's Galway set-up as coach

Oct 18th 2021, 9:48 PM 12,524 Views 3 Comments

Meanwhile, Cork camogie have set-up a selection panel to find a new manager.

Here are the draws for the Tipperary and Clare senior hurling semi-finals
# Last Four
# Last Four

Here are the draws for the Tipperary and Clare senior hurling semi-finals

Oct 18th 2021, 8:37 PM 10,590 Views 0 Comments

Four big games on the cards.

Kerry's Tommy Walsh announces inter-county retirement
# Hanging Up The Boots
# Hanging Up The Boots

Kerry's Tommy Walsh announces inter-county retirement

Updated Oct 18th 2021, 8:00 PM 25,423 Views 8 Comments

The long-serving player confirmed his decision earlier today.

Mayo football double-header on RTÉ while Donegal and Limerick showdowns on TG4
# Club Games
# Club Games

Mayo football double-header on RTÉ while Donegal and Limerick showdowns on TG4

Oct 18th 2021, 5:47 PM 10,400 Views 0 Comments

Four more club matches will be televised live next weekend.

'I saw more tears than I have for a lifetime. Pure happiness after 31 years of hurt'
# Famine Is Over
# Famine Is Over

'I saw more tears than I have for a lifetime. Pure happiness after 31 years of hurt'

Oct 18th 2021, 5:22 PM 7,387 Views 0 Comments

Wayne McKeon reflects on Ballinamore Seán O’Heslins’ county final victory on Sunday.

Mayo boss: 'The amount of untruths that were published is just phenomenal'
# Rumours
# Rumours

Mayo boss: 'The amount of untruths that were published is just phenomenal'

Oct 18th 2021, 12:11 PM 24,513 Views 10 Comments

The Mayo manager has dismissed any speculation of unrest in the backroom team.

Gaa - Sunday 17 October, 2021

Sean O'Heslin's end 31-year famine in Leitrim
# Sleeping Giants
# Sleeping Giants

Sean O'Heslin's end 31-year famine in Leitrim

Oct 17th 2021, 8:32 PM 9,151 Views 2 Comments

New Leitrim boss Andy Moran was in attendance.

Staunton sent off as Carnacon denied 23rd county title in-a-row by Knockmore
# Ladies Football
# Ladies Football

Staunton sent off as Carnacon denied 23rd county title in-a-row by Knockmore

Oct 17th 2021, 8:20 PM 28,737 Views 3 Comments

Knockmore ended Carnacon’s incredible run of dominance in today’s Mayo senior ladies football final.

Tony Kelly could miss Clare's 2022 league following ankle surgery
# Blow
# Blow

Tony Kelly could miss Clare's 2022 league following ankle surgery

Oct 17th 2021, 7:51 PM 18,581 Views 5 Comments

The former Hurler of the Year appeared off the bench as Ballyea progressed to the Clare SHC semi-finals.

Austin Stacks crowned Kerry club champions as Mayo quarter-final line-up confirmed
# Wrap
# Wrap

Austin Stacks crowned Kerry club champions as Mayo quarter-final line-up confirmed

Oct 17th 2021, 7:01 PM 12,834 Views 4 Comments

Rhode sealed a return to the Offaly SFC final with a win over Durrow.

Cuala edge past Ballyboden in extra-time classic as Burke sees red in shock Turloughmore exit
# Club Call
# Club Call

Cuala edge past Ballyboden in extra-time classic as Burke sees red in shock Turloughmore exit

Oct 17th 2021, 6:09 PM 12,066 Views 1 Comment

The semi-final draw in Dublin will see Cuala face Kilmacud Crokes.

Douglas taste sweet revenge in Cork by dethroning Nemo Rangers
# Noisy Neighbours
# Noisy Neighbours

Douglas taste sweet revenge in Cork by dethroning Nemo Rangers

Oct 17th 2021, 4:58 PM 11,608 Views 1 Comment

A late goal by Daniel Harte was the difference in a game between the two local rivals on Leeside.

'Coaching is no more a f*cking science, but it is an art'
# Modern Management
# Modern Management

'Coaching is no more a f*cking science, but it is an art'

Updated Oct 17th 2021, 3:24 PM 32,711 Views 3 Comments

Keith Ricken and Andy Moran are vastly different stages of their careers, but both have been appointed senior inter-county managers for the first time.

A new-look LA Lakers, Championship Manager and more of the week's best sportswriting
# Good Reads
# Good Reads

A new-look LA Lakers, Championship Manager and more of the week's best sportswriting

Oct 17th 2021, 8:30 AM 5,127 Views 2 Comments

Enjoy some of our favourite reads from the last week.

Gaa - Saturday 16 October, 2021

Mayo champions reach quarter-finals, Corofin and Mountbellew into Galway last four
# Around The Grounds
# Around The Grounds

Mayo champions reach quarter-finals, Corofin and Mountbellew into Galway last four

Oct 16th 2021, 8:09 PM 10,048 Views 0 Comments

Elsewhere today, Tullamore booked their place in the Offaly senior football final.

John McGrath scores 4-6 on day when Loughmore and Thurles Sars reach Tipp senior semi-finals
# Premier Star
# Premier Star

John McGrath scores 4-6 on day when Loughmore and Thurles Sars reach Tipp senior semi-finals

Oct 16th 2021, 6:44 PM 8,439 Views 3 Comments

The Mid Tipperary clubs are through to the last four.

O'Donnell goal helps knock out reigning Clare champions, Na Fianna win Dublin hurling thriller
# Club Call
# Club Call

O'Donnell goal helps knock out reigning Clare champions, Na Fianna win Dublin hurling thriller

Oct 16th 2021, 6:25 PM 15,432 Views 0 Comments

Sixmilebridge’s reign as Clare kingpins is over.

Wicklow turn to ex-Louth and Westmeath boss, experienced Galway defender retires
# In And Out
# In And Out

Wicklow turn to ex-Louth and Westmeath boss, experienced Galway defender retires

Oct 16th 2021, 1:51 PM 7,867 Views 0 Comments

Colin Kelly is now in charge of the Garden County.

Gaa - Friday 15 October, 2021

Borris-Ileigh leave it extra late to battle past Eoin Kelly-inspired Mullinahone in thriller
# Tipp SHC
# Tipp SHC

Borris-Ileigh leave it extra late to battle past Eoin Kelly-inspired Mullinahone in thriller

Oct 15th 2021, 11:27 PM 11,198 Views 4 Comments

Last season’s All-Ireland finalists squeezed into the Premier County semis after extra time despite the best efforts of a Tipperary hurling icon.

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

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

Oct 15th 2021, 5:00 PM 29,601 Views 7 Comments

Let’s see how much you remember from the past week.

'Still going strong, still influential' - The Tipperary icons nearing 40 and playing key roles
# This Is 40
# This Is 40

'Still going strong, still influential' - The Tipperary icons nearing 40 and playing key roles

Updated Oct 15th 2021, 3:00 PM 26,627 Views 3 Comments

Paul Curran and Eoin Kelly continue to perform at the top of the Tipperary senior hurling game.

'Need for change', 'dated provincial system' and more games - Westmeath backing Proposal B
# Special Congress
# Special Congress

'Need for change', 'dated provincial system' and more games - Westmeath backing Proposal B

Oct 15th 2021, 12:16 PM 2,965 Views 3 Comments

Lake County chairman Frank Mescall says the players and county board are behind the league-based championship.

Here's your essential TV guide to this weekend's live sport
# On The Box
# On The Box

Here's your essential TV guide to this weekend's live sport

Oct 15th 2021, 12:00 PM 21,804 Views 2 Comments

There’s plenty to get stuck into…

GPA respond to GAA's 'surprisingly conservative' financial projections for Proposal B
# Response
# Response

GPA respond to GAA's 'surprisingly conservative' financial projections for Proposal B

Oct 15th 2021, 10:47 AM 3,844 Views 0 Comments

The players’ body are ‘delighted’ that the Association’s figures show ‘no meaningful financial impact’ for the league-based championship.

Gaa - Thursday 14 October, 2021

'It can be tough to keep girls in team sports as you don't get a lot of social capital for it'
# BTL
# BTL

'It can be tough to keep girls in team sports as you don't get a lot of social capital for it'

Updated Oct 14th 2021, 5:07 PM 14,799 Views 5 Comments

Eimear Ryan is our latest guest on Behind the Lines.

Former All-Ireland U21 winning manager joins Keith Ricken's Cork backroom team
# On Board
# On Board

Former All-Ireland U21 winning manager joins Keith Ricken's Cork backroom team

Oct 14th 2021, 10:57 AM 6,055 Views 1 Comment

John Cleary will work as coach under the new manager.

Fremantle sign Fermanagh footballer while Leinster prospect closes in on AFL move
# Move
# Move

Fremantle sign Fermanagh footballer while Leinster prospect closes in on AFL move

Oct 14th 2021, 10:05 AM 11,738 Views 4 Comments

Ultan Kelm is set to make the move to Western Australia and Fionn O’Hara is in talks with Hawthorn.

Gaa - Wednesday 13 October, 2021

Government ‘optimistic’ stadiums will return to full capacity from 22 October
# Open The Gates
# Open The Gates

Government ‘optimistic’ stadiums will return to full capacity from 22 October

Oct 13th 2021, 4:30 PM 8,717 Views 6 Comments

Remaining Covid-19 restrictions are set to be lifted at the end of the month.

Keith Ricken confirmed as new Cork senior football manager
# Pastures New
# Pastures New

Keith Ricken confirmed as new Cork senior football manager

Oct 13th 2021, 2:00 PM 9,519 Views 5 Comments

Ricken will fill the vacancy created by the departure of Ronan McCarthy.

GAA could earn extra €10m if league-based football championship is voted in at Special Congress
# Proposal B
# Proposal B

GAA could earn extra €10m if league-based football championship is voted in at Special Congress

Oct 13th 2021, 12:36 PM 14,274 Views 25 Comments

The projection by financial analyst and former Meath minor manager Conor O’Donoghue does not take into account additional TV revenue or sponsorship.

'We move on, we support Andy and hopefully Meath football will move on from that'
# Vote Of Confidence
# Vote Of Confidence

'We move on, we support Andy and hopefully Meath football will move on from that'

Oct 13th 2021, 12:30 PM 4,239 Views 2 Comments

Andy McEntee is staying in charge of Meath for the 2022 season.

'I didn't know the extent of it' - Morgan hails club-mate Kilpatrick's bravery
# Recovery
# Recovery

'I didn't know the extent of it' - Morgan hails club-mate Kilpatrick's bravery

Oct 13th 2021, 6:35 AM 5,719 Views 0 Comments

Tyrone All-Ireland winner Conn Kilpatrick recently opened up about his gambling addiction.

Gaa - Tuesday 12 October, 2021

McEntee to stay in charge of Meath after club vote and ex-Wexford coach joins hurling setup
# Survival
# Survival

McEntee to stay in charge of Meath after club vote and ex-Wexford coach joins hurling setup

Oct 12th 2021, 9:06 PM 8,664 Views 2 Comments

Andy McEntee will stay on as Meath football boss for 2022.

'We were in a training ground with half a foot of grass' - leaving Cork thriving after 10 years
# End Of An Era
# End Of An Era

'We were in a training ground with half a foot of grass' - leaving Cork thriving after 10 years

Oct 12th 2021, 5:47 PM 11,597 Views 3 Comments

Paudie Murray stepped down as manager this week after helping the county to four All-Irelands.

Meath dominate as LGFA Players’ Player of the Year nominees revealed
# Recognition
# Recognition

Meath dominate as LGFA Players’ Player of the Year nominees revealed

Oct 12th 2021, 3:37 PM 3,905 Views 0 Comments

Emma Duggan, Emma Troy and Vikki Wall have each been rewarded for their performances.

'It is frustrating because the year ends so rapidly' - Collins explains why players want football reform
# Make It Happen
# Make It Happen

'It is frustrating because the year ends so rapidly' - Collins explains why players want football reform

Oct 12th 2021, 3:00 PM 5,383 Views 0 Comments

Proposal B would guarantee every county seven championship games in the summer months.