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Gaa - Monday 21 December, 2020

County before club 'a no-brainer' for 2021 season as GAA unveil fixture plans
# Fill The Diary
# Fill The Diary

County before club 'a no-brainer' for 2021 season as GAA unveil fixture plans

Dec 21st 2020, 5:22 PM 24,557 Views 12 Comments

The GAA inter-county leagues are scheduled to start on the weekend of 27-28 February.

'It's just a mistake by Kerry' - Marc disappointed to see Donaghy snapped up by Armagh
# The42 GAA Weekly
# The42 GAA Weekly

'It's just a mistake by Kerry' - Marc disappointed to see Donaghy snapped up by Armagh

Dec 21st 2020, 2:41 PM 38,280 Views 14 Comments

The Kerry great was speaking on The42 GAA Weekly podcast.

Here are the 12 GAA legends that will feature in the new Laochra Gael series
# Tune In
# Tune In

Here are the 12 GAA legends that will feature in the new Laochra Gael series

Dec 21st 2020, 12:08 PM 14,899 Views 8 Comments

The series begins on 7 January.

Leinster and Connacht GAA announce details of inter-county finals over Christmas and New Year
# Fixtures
# Fixtures

Leinster and Connacht GAA announce details of inter-county finals over Christmas and New Year

Dec 21st 2020, 11:37 AM 4,462 Views 1 Comment

The games will take place on the weekend of 2-3 January.

Con O'Callaghan: 'I am blessed to be playing with so many good players, lads that I looked up to'
# King Con
# King Con

Con O'Callaghan: 'I am blessed to be playing with so many good players, lads that I looked up to'

Dec 21st 2020, 10:49 AM 6,022 Views 6 Comments

Another All-Ireland win and another key goal in a big game for the Cuala player.

'Seeing how upset she was pulled at my heartstrings' - Royal family celebrate long-awaited All-Ireland success
# Sister Act
# Sister Act

'Seeing how upset she was pulled at my heartstrings' - Royal family celebrate long-awaited All-Ireland success

Dec 21st 2020, 7:45 AM 6,279 Views 0 Comments

Third time lucky for Meath, as Vikki Wall had a simply unforgettable day.

'What drove them was the beatings. There's something about those days...they'll never forget'
# Driven By The Past
# Driven By The Past

'What drove them was the beatings. There's something about those days...they'll never forget'

Dec 21st 2020, 7:05 AM 2,586 Views 0 Comments

Mick Bohan has guided Dublin ladies to four successive All-Irelands and 21 straight championship victories.

Gaa - Sunday 20 December, 2020

Dublin reign supreme, rivalry renewed in a game of two halves, and where do we go from here?
# Talking Points
# Talking Points

Dublin reign supreme, rivalry renewed in a game of two halves, and where do we go from here?

Dec 20th 2020, 8:30 PM 4,196 Views 0 Comments

An All-Ireland four-in-a-row for Mick Bohan’s Sky Blues after a second-half surge against Cork.

Aherne makes history by becoming first captain to lift four successive All-Irelands
# Captain Fantastic
# Captain Fantastic

Aherne makes history by becoming first captain to lift four successive All-Irelands

Dec 20th 2020, 7:06 PM 5,172 Views 8 Comments

‘She’s a phenomenal leader, she’s the most selfless person,’ said Noelle Healy of her skipper.

Dublin produce stunning second-half to see off Cork and collect fourth successive All-Ireland crown
# Champs Again
# Champs Again

Dublin produce stunning second-half to see off Cork and collect fourth successive All-Ireland crown

Dec 20th 2020, 5:07 PM 28,108 Views 16 Comments

Mick Bohan’s side had five points to spare by the finish.

Limerick crowned Munster minor champions after overcoming Tipperary
# Boost
# Boost

Limerick crowned Munster minor champions after overcoming Tipperary

Dec 20th 2020, 4:51 PM 11,379 Views 8 Comments

The Treaty County continued a great few days, after their senior team won the All-Ireland last weekend.

Third time lucky as Meath triumph in All-Ireland intermediate final thriller
# Champions
# Champions

Third time lucky as Meath triumph in All-Ireland intermediate final thriller

Dec 20th 2020, 3:52 PM 5,721 Views 0 Comments

Seven Emma Duggan points helped them to glory against Westmeath.

Success for Offaly as they move into Leinster final date with Cats
# Minor
# Minor

Success for Offaly as they move into Leinster final date with Cats

Dec 20th 2020, 3:02 PM 9,670 Views 10 Comments

Faithful were too strong for Westmeath today in Mullingar.

As it happened: Dublin v Cork, All-Ireland senior ladies football final
# Rivalry Renewed
# Rivalry Renewed

As it happened: Dublin v Cork, All-Ireland senior ladies football final

Dec 20th 2020, 2:33 PM 45,896 Views 10 Comments

It was Dublin who lifted the Brendan Martin Cup once again.

Ruthless Dublin always find a way to win and end any dreams of a 2020 sporting breakthrough
# Dominant Dubs
# Dominant Dubs

Ruthless Dublin always find a way to win and end any dreams of a 2020 sporting breakthrough

Dec 20th 2020, 10:38 AM 6,286 Views 17 Comments

Mayo had drawn level in the 50th minute but Dublin were not to be stopped.

The perfect almost-last-minute gift for The42 reader
# Members Club
# Members Club

The perfect almost-last-minute gift for The42 reader

Dec 20th 2020, 10:28 AM 1,759 Views 0 Comments

Give them access to lots of great benefits.

Dublin lead the way with 9 players in Sunday Game Football Team of the Year
# Awards Season
# Awards Season

Dublin lead the way with 9 players in Sunday Game Football Team of the Year

Dec 20th 2020, 10:20 AM 31,767 Views 72 Comments

Ciarán Kilkenny won The Sunday Game Footballer of the Year award.

'This year, more so than any, it's more about family than yourself'
# Down Memory Lane
# Down Memory Lane

'This year, more so than any, it's more about family than yourself'

Dec 20th 2020, 8:30 AM 12,926 Views 0 Comments

Family and football are two cornerstones of Ciara O’Sullivan’s life — and the promised land is in sight once again after 13 years of highs and lows with Cork.

Poll: Who will win today's TG4 All-Ireland championship finals?
# Christmas Crackers
# Christmas Crackers

Poll: Who will win today's TG4 All-Ireland championship finals?

Dec 20th 2020, 8:00 AM 3,642 Views 0 Comments

There’s two mouth-watering showdowns in store between Dublin and Cork, and Meath and Westmeath.

Gaa - Saturday 19 December, 2020

Dessie Farrell joins special group of All-Ireland winning bosses after landing senior prize
# Deadly Dessie
# Deadly Dessie

Dessie Farrell joins special group of All-Ireland winning bosses after landing senior prize

Dec 19th 2020, 9:19 PM 9,169 Views 11 Comments

The Dublin boss has now won the three main All-Ireland prizes as a manager.

Impact of Farrell's bench, more heartbreak for Mayo and when will this Dublin run end?
# Comment
# Comment

Impact of Farrell's bench, more heartbreak for Mayo and when will this Dublin run end?

Dec 19th 2020, 8:55 PM 10,173 Views 18 Comments

5 talking points after Dublin outlasted Mayo to continue their dominance of the All-Ireland SFC.

'Delighted to join such company' - Dublin's McCarthy rejoices with 8th All-Ireland title
# Honoured
# Honoured

'Delighted to join such company' - Dublin's McCarthy rejoices with 8th All-Ireland title

Dec 19th 2020, 7:56 PM 11,298 Views 19 Comments

The Ballymun Kickhams great has started in all of Dublin’s All-Ireland final wins since 2011.

All-Ireland football six-in-a-row completed as Dublin control finale to defeat Mayo
# Capital Sam
# Capital Sam

All-Ireland football six-in-a-row completed as Dublin control finale to defeat Mayo

Dec 19th 2020, 6:49 PM 66,109 Views 241 Comments

A 2-14 to 0-15 win for Dessie Farrell’s side this evening in Croke Park.

Galway U20 star celebrates All-Ireland football win one day after Leinster hurling semi-final victory
# Double Joy
# Double Joy

Galway U20 star celebrates All-Ireland football win one day after Leinster hurling semi-final victory

Dec 19th 2020, 6:20 PM 12,020 Views 6 Comments

Conor Flaherty started in goals for the victorious footballers today after lining out for the hurlers last night.

As it happened: Dublin v Mayo, All-Ireland senior football final
# Minute-by-Minute
# Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Dublin v Mayo, All-Ireland senior football final

Dec 19th 2020, 6:15 PM 209,998 Views 65 Comments

The big game in Croke Park threw-in at 5pm.

Culhane shoots 1-6 as Galway hold off Dublin challenge to land All-Ireland U20 title
# Into The West
# Into The West

Culhane shoots 1-6 as Galway hold off Dublin challenge to land All-Ireland U20 title

Dec 19th 2020, 3:50 PM 9,429 Views 11 Comments

Galway won out 1-11 to 0-13 in the day’s first game in Croke Park.

Offaly edge out four-goal battle to book Leinster final while Meath also progress
# Wrap
# Wrap

Offaly edge out four-goal battle to book Leinster final while Meath also progress

Dec 19th 2020, 3:02 PM 8,412 Views 3 Comments

The Leinster minor football final will take place on 3 January.

The Ballymun footballer turned Mayo coach plotting the downfall of 6 Dublin clubmates
# Divided Loyalties
# Divided Loyalties

The Ballymun footballer turned Mayo coach plotting the downfall of 6 Dublin clubmates

Dec 19th 2020, 12:00 PM 46,663 Views 6 Comments

‘We’d be joking sometimes that he only comes up to training to see the Dublin lads.’

GAA set to unveil plan for 2021 season with inter-county February start and July All-Ireland finals
# Structures
# Structures

GAA set to unveil plan for 2021 season with inter-county February start and July All-Ireland finals

Dec 19th 2020, 9:47 AM 8,516 Views 6 Comments

Here’s how the 2021 inter-county season is expected to look.

The case for Mayo, is Keegan comfortable at full-back and what left-field tactics could we see?
# Talking Points
# Talking Points

The case for Mayo, is Keegan comfortable at full-back and what left-field tactics could we see?

Dec 19th 2020, 9:00 AM 15,477 Views 19 Comments

5 talking points as Mayo and Dublin clash for the All-Ireland football title.

'We grew up together. It's a win-win' - rounding off 20 great years of ladies football coverage on TG4
# Peil Na MBan Beo
# Peil Na MBan Beo

'We grew up together. It's a win-win' - rounding off 20 great years of ladies football coverage on TG4

Dec 19th 2020, 7:45 AM 2,185 Views 0 Comments

Head of Sport Rónán Ó Coisdealbha and long-time commentator Brian Tyers map the remarkable journey.

Dessie Farrell: the making of a Dublin manager
# Journey
# Journey

Dessie Farrell: the making of a Dublin manager

Dec 19th 2020, 7:30 AM 20,776 Views 6 Comments

From teenage star, to union leader, to coach, Farrell has taken a circuitous route to today’s All-Ireland final.

Gaa - Friday 18 December, 2020

Goalkeeper hits the net and Murphy scores 0-10 in Dublin win over Wexford in Leinster semi-final
# Dominant Dubs
# Dominant Dubs

Goalkeeper hits the net and Murphy scores 0-10 in Dublin win over Wexford in Leinster semi-final

Dec 18th 2020, 9:50 PM 7,987 Views 2 Comments

Dublin advance to face Galway in the final on 3 January.

O'Shea strikes 0-12 as Galway see off Kilkenny to book Leinster hurling final place
# U20
# U20

O'Shea strikes 0-12 as Galway see off Kilkenny to book Leinster hurling final place

Dec 18th 2020, 9:15 PM 31,889 Views 8 Comments

Galway won out 0-19 to 1-11 in Portlaoise tonight.

All-Ireland senior winning captain O'Sullivan set to become next Kerry U20 boss
# Declan O'Sullivan
# Declan O'Sullivan

All-Ireland senior winning captain O'Sullivan set to become next Kerry U20 boss

Dec 18th 2020, 8:33 PM 6,329 Views 7 Comments

Declan O ‘Sullivan is set to take the role.

Another Irish absentee as Donegal star withdraws from 2021 AFLW season due to husband's travel issues
# Complications
# Complications

Another Irish absentee as Donegal star withdraws from 2021 AFLW season due to husband's travel issues

Dec 18th 2020, 7:44 PM 8,700 Views 2 Comments

Yvonne Bonner has been placed on Greater Western Sydney Giants’ inactive list.

Old foes Dublin and Mayo show their hand for tomorrow's All-Ireland final showdown
# The Teams Are In
# The Teams Are In

Old foes Dublin and Mayo show their hand for tomorrow's All-Ireland final showdown

Dec 18th 2020, 7:00 PM 9,992 Views 30 Comments

No changes, as of yet anyway…

Dublin and Galway announce teams for All-Ireland U20 final
# Ready To Go
# Ready To Go

Dublin and Galway announce teams for All-Ireland U20 final

Dec 18th 2020, 5:09 PM 9,716 Views 0 Comments

Both sides have made changes from the semi-finals.

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

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

Dec 18th 2020, 5:00 PM 23,839 Views 7 Comments

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

Criticism of his free-taking project, self-doubts and being dropped by Pat Gilroy in 2012
# School Of Rock
# School Of Rock

Criticism of his free-taking project, self-doubts and being dropped by Pat Gilroy in 2012

Dec 18th 2020, 4:07 PM 6,502 Views 14 Comments

Dean Rock was in a reflective mood as the All-Ireland final looms.