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Gaa - Thursday 14 January, 2021

Eamonn Ryan: A true Gaelic games legend and an enduring legacy
# The Master
# The Master

Eamonn Ryan: A true Gaelic games legend and an enduring legacy

Jan 14th 2021, 9:28 PM 18,202 Views 5 Comments

The Cork great passed away today.

'A legend in his own lifetime' - 10-time All-Ireland-winning manager Éamonn Ryan passes away
# RIP
# RIP

'A legend in his own lifetime' - 10-time All-Ireland-winning manager Éamonn Ryan passes away

Jan 14th 2021, 2:28 PM 29,251 Views 10 Comments

The iconic Cork GAA figure steered the Rebel County’s ladies footballers to 10 All-Irelands in 11 years.

All-Ireland senior winner joins new Cork minor football management
# Appointments
# Appointments

All-Ireland senior winner joins new Cork minor football management

Jan 14th 2021, 1:00 PM 9,183 Views 1 Comment

Donncha O’Connor comes on board as selector, while appointments have also been announced for the Rebels’ minor hurling management team.

'Thank you for the memories' - Seven-time All-Ireland winner Andrews retires from Dublin
# Time To Say Goodbye
# Time To Say Goodbye

'Thank you for the memories' - Seven-time All-Ireland winner Andrews retires from Dublin

Jan 14th 2021, 12:00 PM 24,342 Views 45 Comments

The St Brigid’s forward calls time on his Dublin career after 12 years of service.

Gaa - Wednesday 13 January, 2021

Cunningham looks to former Carlow coach Poacher to bolster Roscommon backroom team
# Rossies Rising
# Rossies Rising

Cunningham looks to former Carlow coach Poacher to bolster Roscommon backroom team

Jan 13th 2021, 11:47 PM 7,611 Views 4 Comments

The Down man joins the Rossies’ set-up for 2021.

Whisper it, but could 2021 be Brian Cody's last season in charge of Kilkenny?
# Speculation
# Speculation

Whisper it, but could 2021 be Brian Cody's last season in charge of Kilkenny?

Updated Jan 13th 2021, 9:30 PM 22,929 Views 32 Comments

The 11-time All-Ireland winner was ratified for his 23rd campaign in charge this week, but there are murmurs of discontent on Noreside.

'We played the boys' U17 minor team last year and she was unbelievable in those games'
# Fearless
# Fearless

'We played the boys' U17 minor team last year and she was unbelievable in those games'

Updated Jan 13th 2021, 8:07 PM 25,649 Views 1 Comment

Kilkenny manager Brian Dowling pays tribute to Anne Dalton following her retirement from inter-county camogie.

'When they're lost in the game, you're on a winner. It's when they're distracted you have problems'
# In Your Head
# In Your Head

'When they're lost in the game, you're on a winner. It's when they're distracted you have problems'

Updated Jan 13th 2021, 5:00 PM 14,852 Views 0 Comments

Shane Keegan returns with a brand-new season of the How To Win At Dominoes podcast, exclusive to The42 Members.

More injury woe as another knee setback rules Leitrim star out in Australia once again
# Cruel
# Cruel

More injury woe as another knee setback rules Leitrim star out in Australia once again

Jan 13th 2021, 4:32 PM 5,390 Views 0 Comments

Fremantle are ‘devastated’ for Áine Tighe, who is unlikely to feature in 2021 after suffering a medial meniscus tear.

Cork GAA confirm Sports Direct as new sponsor but 'regret' deal being leaked to public
# New Chapter
# New Chapter

Cork GAA confirm Sports Direct as new sponsor but 'regret' deal being leaked to public

Jan 13th 2021, 3:41 PM 6,686 Views 6 Comments

The sportswear company owned by Mike Ashley was reported to be coming on board with the Rebel county earlier this month.

All-Ireland winners Hegarty and O'Callaghan named GAA players of the month
# GAA
# GAA

All-Ireland winners Hegarty and O'Callaghan named GAA players of the month

Jan 13th 2021, 1:38 PM 3,377 Views 5 Comments

The pair played pivotal roles in their respective county’s December triumphs.

Two-time All-Ireland winner calls time on Kilkenny career
# Time To Say Goodbye
# Time To Say Goodbye

Two-time All-Ireland winner calls time on Kilkenny career

Jan 13th 2021, 12:25 PM 8,121 Views 4 Comments

Anne Dalton steps away with six All-Stars after helping the Cats to O’Duffy Cup glory last month.

GAA cancel all third level competitions for 2020/21
# Off
# Off

GAA cancel all third level competitions for 2020/21

Jan 13th 2021, 10:48 AM 9,395 Views 7 Comments

The Sigerson and Fitzgibbon Cups won’t be staged this year.

Gaa - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

'I'd be in her face giving out. I didn't know what I was doing' - Ex-Dublin star on recovery from brain injury
# Harrowing
# Harrowing

'I'd be in her face giving out. I didn't know what I was doing' - Ex-Dublin star on recovery from brain injury

Updated Jan 12th 2021, 8:05 PM 56,204 Views 3 Comments

Ryan O’Dwyer is the next GAA hero to feature on Laochra Gael.

'The fact there's no manager in place speaks for itself. We just want a small bit of backing'
# Poor Relations
# Poor Relations

'The fact there's no manager in place speaks for itself. We just want a small bit of backing'

Jan 12th 2021, 4:54 PM 7,606 Views 14 Comments

The Tyrone hurlers are one of the last county sides without a manager and star forward Damian Casey is frustrated.

Mayo Ladies boss Peter Leahy steps down as new role with Meath U20 footballers begins
# New Chapter
# New Chapter

Mayo Ladies boss Peter Leahy steps down as new role with Meath U20 footballers begins

Jan 12th 2021, 3:17 PM 3,290 Views 0 Comments

The Westmeath native is linking up with manager Bernard Flynn in the Royal county.

Joe Canning's nephew called into Galway hurling squad after rugby stint in Australia
# New Faces
# New Faces

Joe Canning's nephew called into Galway hurling squad after rugby stint in Australia

Jan 12th 2021, 2:46 PM 15,325 Views 8 Comments

Jack Canning scored 2-2 in the 2017 All-Ireland minor final.

Mayo suspend 3 members of backroom team for 3 months after covert entry into All-Ireland final
# Banned
# Banned

Mayo suspend 3 members of backroom team for 3 months after covert entry into All-Ireland final

Jan 12th 2021, 11:28 AM 48,674 Views 69 Comments

‘These individuals attended the game without the knowledge of the county board officers and the team manager.’

Gaa - Monday 11 January, 2021

Cody ratified as Kilkenny boss for 23rd season as DJ Carey leaves selector role
# Cats
# Cats

Cody ratified as Kilkenny boss for 23rd season as DJ Carey leaves selector role

Jan 11th 2021, 10:23 PM 29,244 Views 37 Comments

Brian Cody will remain at the helm in 2021, with James McGarry and Martin Comerford staying on as selectors.

Former Tipp ladies boss and Mourneabbey mastermind takes charge of Waterford men's footballers
# Shane Ronayne
# Shane Ronayne

Former Tipp ladies boss and Mourneabbey mastermind takes charge of Waterford men's footballers

Jan 11th 2021, 10:08 PM 5,408 Views 0 Comments

The Cork man won four national titles in as many years with The Premier and has also won back-to-back All-Irelands with Mourneabbey.

Flynn appointed Meath U20 boss with star-studded backroom team
# Royals
# Royals

Flynn appointed Meath U20 boss with star-studded backroom team

Jan 11th 2021, 8:39 PM 15,723 Views 5 Comments

Bernard Flynn’s coaching set-up includes Meath legends Graham Geraghty and Graham Reilly.

Recently retired Cork goalkeeper Nash in line to play for Limerick club this season
# Transfer
# Transfer

Recently retired Cork goalkeeper Nash in line to play for Limerick club this season

Jan 11th 2021, 3:28 PM 39,792 Views 12 Comments

Anthony Nash has strong family connections to the South Liberties club.

Gaa - Sunday 10 January, 2021

Here's what is coming up for members of The42 this week
# On The Menu
# On The Menu

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

Jan 10th 2021, 9:30 PM 10,701 Views 0 Comments

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Tipperary hurling great Theo English dies aged 90
# RIP
# RIP

Tipperary hurling great Theo English dies aged 90

Jan 10th 2021, 11:48 AM 12,284 Views 7 Comments

English won five senior All-Ireland hurling titles with the Premier in the 1950s and 1960s.

'I ran a world record 12 weeks after she was born' - returning to elite sport after childbirth
# Baby On Board
# Baby On Board

'I ran a world record 12 weeks after she was born' - returning to elite sport after childbirth

Jan 10th 2021, 10:00 AM 53,027 Views 14 Comments

The42 looks at how some of Ireland’s top athletes resumed their sporting career after having a baby.

'If I didn't have that conversation in 2010 or in 2016, I wouldn't have my All-Ireland medal'
# James Skehill
# James Skehill

'If I didn't have that conversation in 2010 or in 2016, I wouldn't have my All-Ireland medal'

Jan 10th 2021, 8:00 AM 32,038 Views 2 Comments

James Skehill on his Galway career, opting against emigration and goalkeeping challenges.

Gaa - Saturday 9 January, 2021

If you have a younger sibling, they're probably better at sport than you are
# Family Business
# Family Business

If you have a younger sibling, they're probably better at sport than you are

Jan 9th 2021, 12:06 PM 36,363 Views 12 Comments

Mark Williams explains how the ‘little sibling effect’ works.

Gaa - Friday 8 January, 2021

'There's pages and pages of abuse' - Fitzgerald on online trolling aimed at himself and father
# Speaking Out
# Speaking Out

'There's pages and pages of abuse' - Fitzgerald on online trolling aimed at himself and father

Jan 8th 2021, 11:33 PM 10,727 Views 17 Comments

The Wexford boss was speaking on The Late Late Show.

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

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

Jan 8th 2021, 5:00 PM 32,101 Views 12 Comments

How closely have you been paying attention to this week’s sporting headlines?

Two-time All-Star and Tipperary legend added to backroom team of Munster champions
# Hero
# Hero

Two-time All-Star and Tipperary legend added to backroom team of Munster champions

Jan 8th 2021, 11:30 AM 9,522 Views 4 Comments

Declan Browne will work as forwards coach under David Power for the Premier County footballers.

Gaa - Thursday 7 January, 2021

9 young Gaelic footballers to watch in the 2021 GAA season
# Hot Shots
# Hot Shots

9 young Gaelic footballers to watch in the 2021 GAA season

Jan 7th 2021, 5:07 PM 48,153 Views 9 Comments

You might be hearing a lot about these players in the coming year.

Galway's Gareth Bradshaw latest to announce inter-county retirement
# 'shaw's Over Folks
# 'shaw's Over Folks

Galway's Gareth Bradshaw latest to announce inter-county retirement

Jan 7th 2021, 11:56 AM 6,059 Views 2 Comments

The defender has called it a day after 14 years’ service.

Gaa - Wednesday 6 January, 2021

7 retirements over 6 days  - change hits home in Kerry and Mayo football ranks ahead of new season
# Time To Go
# Time To Go

7 retirements over 6 days - change hits home in Kerry and Mayo football ranks ahead of new season

Jan 6th 2021, 6:32 PM 10,704 Views 13 Comments

Long-serving players in both squads have called time on their inter-county careers.

9 young hurlers to watch in the 2021 GAA season
# Rising Stars
# Rising Stars

9 young hurlers to watch in the 2021 GAA season

Jan 6th 2021, 5:15 PM 46,287 Views 1 Comment

These talented players could make their mark this season.

2017 Munster hurling winning captain retires from Cork duty
# Another One Bites The Dust
# Another One Bites The Dust

2017 Munster hurling winning captain retires from Cork duty

Jan 6th 2021, 3:51 PM 10,008 Views 3 Comments

Stephen McDonnell made his debut for the Rebels in 2011.

'When I retired, Banty was on to me within the 24 hours' - Dundalk legend joins Monaghan setup
# Opportunity Knocks
# Opportunity Knocks

'When I retired, Banty was on to me within the 24 hours' - Dundalk legend joins Monaghan setup

Jan 6th 2021, 3:47 PM 9,418 Views 0 Comments

Gary Rogers on his decision to become Monaghan GAA’s goalkeeper coach.

Seamus O'Shea the latest Mayo footballer to call time on inter-county career
# End Of An Era
# End Of An Era

Seamus O'Shea the latest Mayo footballer to call time on inter-county career

Jan 6th 2021, 12:00 PM 25,106 Views 35 Comments

‘I consider myself incredibly fortunate to have played for Mayo alongside an extraordinary group of players. I’ve loved every minute of it.’

2015 All-Star defender announces Kerry retirement
# Changing Of The Guard
# Changing Of The Guard

2015 All-Star defender announces Kerry retirement

Jan 6th 2021, 10:19 AM 7,650 Views 0 Comments

Shane Enright’s announcement follows the exits of Brian Kelly and Jonathan Lyne.

Gaa - Tuesday 5 January, 2021

Odhrán MacNiallais set for Donegal return - report
# Back In Action
# Back In Action

Odhrán MacNiallais set for Donegal return - report

Jan 5th 2021, 9:29 PM 8,172 Views 3 Comments

The Gaoth Dobhair man has not played for Donegal since opting off the panel ahead of the 2019 season.

Tom Parsons becomes latest Mayo player to announce inter-county retirement
# Stalwart
# Stalwart

Tom Parsons becomes latest Mayo player to announce inter-county retirement

Jan 5th 2021, 5:00 PM 24,653 Views 29 Comments

The Charlestown midfielder is bowing out, following in the footsteps of Donie Vaughan and David Clarke.