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Gaa - Saturday 6 March, 2021

All-Ireland winning Donegal manager with lofty ambitions takes over as LGFA President
# Next Chapter
# Next Chapter

All-Ireland winning Donegal manager with lofty ambitions takes over as LGFA President

Mar 6th 2021, 4:13 PM 7,241 Views 0 Comments

Míchéal Naughton: ‘In my term as President, I would love to see Croke Park at full capacity for All-Ireland final day.’

Tributes paid after two-time Tipperary All-Ireland senior hurling winner passes away
# RIP
# RIP

Tributes paid after two-time Tipperary All-Ireland senior hurling winner passes away

Mar 6th 2021, 3:43 PM 39,518 Views 1 Comment

Tom McLoughney started in Tipperary’s Liam MacCarthy Cup victores in 1961 and 1962.

First success with Melbourne for Dublin's Magee while O'Dwyer and Considine enjoy dominant wins
# AFLW
# AFLW

First success with Melbourne for Dublin's Magee while O'Dwyer and Considine enjoy dominant wins

Mar 6th 2021, 11:36 AM 6,946 Views 0 Comments

The latest games involving Irish players in the AFLW took place this morning.

Gaa - Friday 5 March, 2021

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

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

Mar 5th 2021, 5:00 PM 25,687 Views 3 Comments

How closely have you been paying attention these past seven days?

'The level of expectation they have of themselves is massive' - the challenge of coaching star players
# How To Win At Dominoes
# How To Win At Dominoes

'The level of expectation they have of themselves is massive' - the challenge of coaching star players

Mar 5th 2021, 4:04 PM 5,019 Views 0 Comments

Former Wexford and Kildare manager Jason Ryan is Shane Keegan’s latest guest on How To Win At Dominoes.

'It gave me a very quick introduction' - replacing Paul Galvin as Wexford boss
# Hot Seat
# Hot Seat

'It gave me a very quick introduction' - replacing Paul Galvin as Wexford boss

Mar 5th 2021, 11:11 AM 4,567 Views 0 Comments

New Wexford manager Shane Roche is hopeful a league campaign will be played before the championship resumes.

Gaa - Thursday 4 March, 2021

'He was probably beginning to doubt himself and wonder what direction his career was taking'
# Connecting The Dots
# Connecting The Dots

'He was probably beginning to doubt himself and wonder what direction his career was taking'

Mar 4th 2021, 8:30 PM 34,359 Views 9 Comments

We chart Brian Fenton’s winding road to the top.

'Embarrass them in the media' - how a club players' body took on the GAA and won
# Representation
# Representation

'Embarrass them in the media' - how a club players' body took on the GAA and won

Mar 4th 2021, 8:22 PM 5,795 Views 4 Comments

CPA Chairman Micheál Briody says they have achieved the goal they set for themselves when they formed back in 2017.

Gaa - Wednesday 3 March, 2021

'I’d love for it to be debated more' - Wexford captain has 'real worry' over new cynical play rule
# Congress
# Congress

'I’d love for it to be debated more' - Wexford captain has 'real worry' over new cynical play rule

Mar 3rd 2021, 6:45 AM 5,924 Views 3 Comments

Matthew O’Hanlon is concerned how the new hurling rule will be implemented at club level.

GAA club players group votes to disband - 'We have played our part and our work is done'
# CPA
# CPA

GAA club players group votes to disband - 'We have played our part and our work is done'

Mar 3rd 2021, 12:01 AM 7,225 Views 2 Comments

The CPA has now called on the GAA to implement the split season as voted through by Congress.

Gaa - Tuesday 2 March, 2021

Ex-Galway boss 'deeply hurt' by LGFA accusation on back of All-Ireland semi-final saga
# Response
# Response

Ex-Galway boss 'deeply hurt' by LGFA accusation on back of All-Ireland semi-final saga

Mar 2nd 2021, 6:10 PM 8,007 Views 1 Comment

LGFA CEO Helen O’Rourke says Tim Rabbitt ‘attempted to destroy the integrity’ of the association.

O'Hanlon: Decision to ban joint-captains lifting trophies 'nonsensical'
# Strange Move
# Strange Move

O'Hanlon: Decision to ban joint-captains lifting trophies 'nonsensical'

Mar 2nd 2021, 3:13 PM 5,096 Views 8 Comments

The move was rubber-stamped at last weekend’s Congress.

Gaa - Monday 1 March, 2021

Donegal All-Ireland senior winners join U20 football management team
# Coaching Call
# Coaching Call

Donegal All-Ireland senior winners join U20 football management team

Mar 1st 2021, 8:53 PM 7,426 Views 0 Comments

Eamonn McGee and Leo McLoone are on board.

'Same theme as incursions into the field ' - Joint-captains lifting trophies rule explained
# Tough Call
# Tough Call

'Same theme as incursions into the field ' - Joint-captains lifting trophies rule explained

Mar 1st 2021, 7:00 AM 7,494 Views 3 Comments

The controversial motion was passed at Congress on Saturday.

Gaa - Sunday 28 February, 2021

Dublin dominate top team but Mackin the magician deservedly lands biggest prize
# Comment
# Comment

Dublin dominate top team but Mackin the magician deservedly lands biggest prize

Feb 28th 2021, 1:54 PM 4,579 Views 0 Comments

Last night’s All-Stars programme wrapped up the 2020 ladies football season.

A night out with Leon Spinks in Chicago and more of the week's best sportswriting
# Well Read
# Well Read

A night out with Leon Spinks in Chicago and more of the week's best sportswriting

Feb 28th 2021, 8:30 AM 5,138 Views 2 Comments

Stick on the kettle and get stuck into this lot.

Gaa - Saturday 27 February, 2021

'To be honest, from 2017 to 2019, I heard something in every single game about my weight'
# Opening Up
# Opening Up

'To be honest, from 2017 to 2019, I heard something in every single game about my weight'

Updated Feb 27th 2021, 9:11 PM 80,741 Views 16 Comments

Meath All-Ireland winner and Intermediate Player of the Year Vikki Wall speaks candidly about the regular verbal abuse she has been subjected to on the pitch.

Mackin sees off competition from Dublin duo to claim Player of the Year award
# Recognition
# Recognition

Mackin sees off competition from Dublin duo to claim Player of the Year award

Feb 27th 2021, 9:07 PM 9,049 Views 0 Comments

The Dubs have six players in the Team of the Championship.

No further clarity on 2021 season as new GAA President 'delighted' to see new rules for cynical fouls
# New Chapter
# New Chapter

No further clarity on 2021 season as new GAA President 'delighted' to see new rules for cynical fouls

Feb 27th 2021, 7:23 PM 4,616 Views 3 Comments

Larry McCarthy addressed the media as he prepares to become the 40th president of the association.

Joint captains are now banned from lifting GAA trophies together
# One At A Time
# One At A Time

Joint captains are now banned from lifting GAA trophies together

Feb 27th 2021, 5:39 PM 9,843 Views 17 Comments

The move was rubber-stamped at Congress today.

Sin-bin to be introduced in hurling and temporary blood subs for suspected head injuries
# Decisions Decisions
# Decisions Decisions

Sin-bin to be introduced in hurling and temporary blood subs for suspected head injuries

Feb 27th 2021, 3:55 PM 6,741 Views 12 Comments

New penalties for aggressive and cynical fouls have been approved in both hurling and football.

Tipp's O'Dwyer bags goal for leaders Brisbane Lions as Premiership battle heats up
# Flying High
# Flying High

Tipp's O'Dwyer bags goal for leaders Brisbane Lions as Premiership battle heats up

Feb 27th 2021, 1:52 PM 6,799 Views 2 Comments

O’Dwyer’s side are now seven points clear at the top of the AFLW ladder following their win over Fremantle Dockers.

All-Ireland finals set for July as motion proposing GAA split-season passed
# New Era
# New Era

All-Ireland finals set for July as motion proposing GAA split-season passed

Feb 27th 2021, 1:09 PM 7,564 Views 2 Comments

The new format will come into effect in 2022.

'You don’t have to give up everything once you have a child'
# Back At It
# Back At It

'You don’t have to give up everything once you have a child'

Feb 27th 2021, 9:36 AM 3,169 Views 0 Comments

Roscommon footballer Alice Kelly has returned to the county panel after becoming a mother for the first time last August.

Deadly Dublin duo or Armagh ace? The stars in the running for Player of the Year tonight
# All-stars Align
# All-stars Align

Deadly Dublin duo or Armagh ace? The stars in the running for Player of the Year tonight

Feb 27th 2021, 7:30 AM 3,930 Views 1 Comment

The best of the best ladies football talent will be honoured in a very different awards show tonight.

Gaa - Friday 26 February, 2021

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

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

Feb 26th 2021, 5:24 PM 25,606 Views 7 Comments

Let’s see how closely you’ve been paying attention to the headlines this week.

'Make sure no players are caught out' - Anti-doping motion explained ahead of GAA Congress
# Education
# Education

'Make sure no players are caught out' - Anti-doping motion explained ahead of GAA Congress

Feb 26th 2021, 4:06 PM 2,673 Views 1 Comment

The GPA is proposing that players must complete online education about anti-doping or face a one-match ban.

Gaa - Thursday 25 February, 2021

The Limerick footballer who became Hurler of the Year
# Gearoid Hegarty
# Gearoid Hegarty

The Limerick footballer who became Hurler of the Year

Feb 25th 2021, 12:59 PM 17,826 Views 6 Comments

Gearóid Hegarty’s golden season is one to savour for the St Patrick’s club who watched him grow into a star.

Gaa - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

No GAA 'on-field activity' until Easter at earliest and 'impossible' now to plan revised 2021 fixtures calendar
# Update
# Update

No GAA 'on-field activity' until Easter at earliest and 'impossible' now to plan revised 2021 fixtures calendar

Feb 24th 2021, 3:58 PM 4,303 Views 0 Comments

The GAA state that will ‘be seeking clarity on certain aspects’ related to sport in the new document

Retirement decision still lingering for Dublin star but AFLW move off the cards...for now
# Decisions
# Decisions

Retirement decision still lingering for Dublin star but AFLW move off the cards...for now

Feb 24th 2021, 7:30 AM 4,886 Views 0 Comments

Lyndsey Davey helped Mick Bohan’s side to the four-in-a-row last season.

Gaa - Tuesday 23 February, 2021

Inter-county GAA to resume at Level 4 with May start at earliest for 2021 season
# Return To Play
# Return To Play

Inter-county GAA to resume at Level 4 with May start at earliest for 2021 season

Feb 23rd 2021, 9:58 PM 29,368 Views 9 Comments

Inter-county training is unlikely to resume until after 5 April.

Cork star O'Connor retires after 9 All-Ireland senior wins and 11 All-Star awards
# Gemma O'Connor
# Gemma O'Connor

Cork star O'Connor retires after 9 All-Ireland senior wins and 11 All-Star awards

Feb 23rd 2021, 8:35 PM 8,127 Views 2 Comments

Gemma O’Connor made her senior inter-county debut for Cork in 2002.

Gaa - Monday 22 February, 2021

'I was sort of in shock' - Brian Fenton on congratulatory text from Jack O'Shea
# Game Recognise Game
# Game Recognise Game

'I was sort of in shock' - Brian Fenton on congratulatory text from Jack O'Shea

Feb 22nd 2021, 4:46 PM 29,759 Views 14 Comments

Brian Fenton picked up his second Footballer of the Year award last weekend.

'He was an incredible man' - Hegarty dedicates Hurler of the Year award to late Limerick physio
# Tribute
# Tribute

'He was an incredible man' - Hegarty dedicates Hurler of the Year award to late Limerick physio

Feb 22nd 2021, 12:05 AM 9,184 Views 7 Comments

He also admits he was disappointed with his own display in the 2018 final after struggling to deal with the media spotlight.

Gaa - Sunday 21 February, 2021

Here's what's coming up this week for members of The42
# Join The Club
# Join The Club

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

Feb 21st 2021, 8:00 PM 1,721 Views 0 Comments

We go again…

Pele, Serena and Bellaghy: It's the week's best sportswriting
# Well Read
# Well Read

Pele, Serena and Bellaghy: It's the week's best sportswriting

Feb 21st 2021, 8:30 AM 3,092 Views 0 Comments

It’s a lockdown Sunday in Lent, treat yourself to some great sports stories.

The latest reminder of Limerick's dominance as hurling Allstars round off 2020 campaign
# Stars Of The Show
# Stars Of The Show

The latest reminder of Limerick's dominance as hurling Allstars round off 2020 campaign

Feb 21st 2021, 7:00 AM 14,491 Views 14 Comments

John Kiely’s side finished with nine winners after last night’s ceremony.

Gaa - Saturday 20 February, 2021

Mayo's Mullin and Kilkenny's Cody scoop Young Player of the Year awards
# On The Rise
# On The Rise

Mayo's Mullin and Kilkenny's Cody scoop Young Player of the Year awards

Feb 20th 2021, 9:01 PM 6,199 Views 3 Comments

It is the sixth time a Mayo player has won this award

Dublin's Fenton and Limerick's Hegarty are crowned 2020 GAA Player of the Year winners
# Star Men
# Star Men

Dublin's Fenton and Limerick's Hegarty are crowned 2020 GAA Player of the Year winners

Feb 20th 2021, 7:55 PM 7,692 Views 26 Comments

The winners were announced during tonight’s ceremony.

9 awards for Limerick as 2020 All-Star hurling team is named
# Leading Lights
# Leading Lights

9 awards for Limerick as 2020 All-Star hurling team is named

Feb 20th 2021, 7:30 PM 31,984 Views 18 Comments

Waterford, Clare, Kilkenny and Galway also have players honoured.