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Gaa - Friday 18 December, 2020

Dublin and Cork name teams for Sunday's All-Ireland final
# Team News
# Team News

Dublin and Cork name teams for Sunday's All-Ireland final

Dec 18th 2020, 12:48 PM 5,149 Views 0 Comments

Dublin have made one change for the decider.

'This is the first time I’ve had a right run of it' - Mayo captain on move to full-forward
# Contenders
# Contenders

'This is the first time I’ve had a right run of it' - Mayo captain on move to full-forward

Dec 18th 2020, 11:38 AM 4,411 Views 3 Comments

Aidan O’Shea doesn’t feel time is running out to add that elusive All-Ireland medal.

Paul Mescal narrates Sky Sports' All-Ireland football final promo
# Having A Normal One
# Having A Normal One

Paul Mescal narrates Sky Sports' All-Ireland football final promo

Dec 18th 2020, 11:36 AM 6,763 Views 0 Comments

Bali…haunis!

John Horan: GAA 'could do no more' to help LGFA avoid venue switch controversy
# Pitch Battles
# Pitch Battles

John Horan: GAA 'could do no more' to help LGFA avoid venue switch controversy

Dec 18th 2020, 11:13 AM 11,534 Views 31 Comments

The Association chief also reiterated his call for responsible celebrations after this weekend’s football decider.

'Just beautiful,' 'superb,' 'brilliant show' - tributes paid to Christy Ring documentary
# Reaction
# Reaction

'Just beautiful,' 'superb,' 'brilliant show' - tributes paid to Christy Ring documentary

Dec 18th 2020, 9:54 AM 6,229 Views 3 Comments

‘Christy Ring: Man And Ball’ was aired last night.

Here's your TV guide to a jam-packed weekend of sport
# Feet Up
# Feet Up

Here's your TV guide to a jam-packed weekend of sport

Updated Dec 18th 2020, 8:32 AM 23,678 Views 20 Comments

Get that couch groove going.

Expecting an All-Ireland final Christmas cracker, going again with Donegal and comparisons with Oz
# Outsider's View
# Outsider's View

Expecting an All-Ireland final Christmas cracker, going again with Donegal and comparisons with Oz

Dec 18th 2020, 7:00 AM 2,220 Views 0 Comments

‘It’ll go right down to the dying minutes to split the teams,’ predicts Katy Herron.

'The nicest fellas you can meet, their potential is huge' - Mayo's rising stars from schools to senior level
# On The Up
# On The Up

'The nicest fellas you can meet, their potential is huge' - Mayo's rising stars from schools to senior level

Dec 18th 2020, 6:15 AM 8,498 Views 0 Comments

Oisin Mullin and Tommy Conroy hope to replicate their 2017 victory with Ballinrobe in Croke Park tomorrow.

Gaa - Thursday 17 December, 2020

3 All-Ireland club winners in Kilkenny team, one change for Galway and Tipperary make two switches
# Team News
# Team News

3 All-Ireland club winners in Kilkenny team, one change for Galway and Tipperary make two switches

Updated Dec 17th 2020, 9:53 PM 18,564 Views 2 Comments

Kilkenny and Galway meet in the Leinster U20 hurling semi-final tomorrow night while Tipperary are in the Munster final on Sunday.

All-Ireland return caps 17th season - 'I've kept going because I'm enjoying it, that's simply the reason why'
# Colourful Career
# Colourful Career

All-Ireland return caps 17th season - 'I've kept going because I'm enjoying it, that's simply the reason why'

Dec 17th 2020, 7:30 PM 5,514 Views 0 Comments

Full circle: Westmeath captain Fiona Claffey leads her side back to Croke Park nine years after tasting intermediate success.

Kerry legend Donaghy explains how work situation allows for new Armagh coaching role
# North Star
# North Star

Kerry legend Donaghy explains how work situation allows for new Armagh coaching role

Dec 17th 2020, 4:57 PM 14,301 Views 3 Comments

‘I’m hoping I can go up and add a different voice, a different viewpoint, and a fresh set of eyes.’

'I'm lucky to be able to play both and represent Cork' - the highs and lows of one of the country's top dual stars
# Rebels Rise
# Rebels Rise

'I'm lucky to be able to play both and represent Cork' - the highs and lows of one of the country's top dual stars

Dec 17th 2020, 12:55 PM 11,147 Views 2 Comments

Libby Coppinger maps her colourful sporting journey ahead of Sunday’s All-Ireland final against Dublin.

Gaa - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

'It has been difficult but we saw a lot of people coming out of homelessness, which was great'
# Perspective
# Perspective

'It has been difficult but we saw a lot of people coming out of homelessness, which was great'

Dec 16th 2020, 7:00 PM 6,739 Views 0 Comments

Meath’s bid to make it third time lucky in the All-Ireland final is put firmly into perspective by captain Máire O’Shaughnessy’s work off the pitch.

'It’s something that I’ve had to battle with probably my whole career, and more so in recent years'
# Hamstrung
# Hamstrung

'It’s something that I’ve had to battle with probably my whole career, and more so in recent years'

Updated Dec 16th 2020, 5:12 PM 28,601 Views 6 Comments

After overcoming injury, Dublin veteran Cian O’Sullivan is ‘good to go’ for Saturday’s All-Ireland final against Mayo.

Munster GAA announce venues for U20 and minor hurling finals
# Fixture Details
# Fixture Details

Munster GAA announce venues for U20 and minor hurling finals

Dec 16th 2020, 4:02 PM 7,668 Views 2 Comments

Pairc Ui Chaoimh and the LIT Gaelic Grounds will host the games.

‘Dare we say it, is this an opportunity for Mayo to put one over the Dubs?’
# The42 GAA Weekly
# The42 GAA Weekly

‘Dare we say it, is this an opportunity for Mayo to put one over the Dubs?’

Dec 16th 2020, 2:01 PM 19,067 Views 40 Comments

Short answer, no, according to Marc Ó Sé on this week’s The42 GAA Weekly podcast.

Kieran Donaghy joins Kieran McGeeney's backroom team in Armagh
# North Star
# North Star

Kieran Donaghy joins Kieran McGeeney's backroom team in Armagh

Dec 16th 2020, 11:12 AM 6,223 Views 6 Comments

The Kingdom icon will help the Orchard in 2021.

'Dublin have taken football to a new level, men and women. They're at the top of the hill, we're climbing it'
# Respect And Rivalry
# Respect And Rivalry

'Dublin have taken football to a new level, men and women. They're at the top of the hill, we're climbing it'

Dec 16th 2020, 7:00 AM 4,480 Views 0 Comments

Doireann O’Sullivan captains Cork as the ladies football heavyweights face off once again in Sunday’s All-Ireland final.

'It's very much a role that is shared' - Dubs captain on cusp of being first ladies four-in-a-row captain
# On The Verge Of History
# On The Verge Of History

'It's very much a role that is shared' - Dubs captain on cusp of being first ladies four-in-a-row captain

Dec 16th 2020, 6:30 AM 2,777 Views 0 Comments

Sinéad Aherne and Cork legend Juliet Murphy have both skippered their counties to three-in-a-row success.

Gaa - Tuesday 15 December, 2020

Kerry finish strong to overturn Cork and win brilliant Munster minor football contest
# Kingdom Rule
# Kingdom Rule

Kerry finish strong to overturn Cork and win brilliant Munster minor football contest

Dec 15th 2020, 9:28 PM 16,762 Views 3 Comments

A three-point win for the home side in Tralee after extra-time.

8 goals in Munster U20 semi-final as Tipperary take down Waterford after extra-time
# Back Of The Net
# Back Of The Net

8 goals in Munster U20 semi-final as Tipperary take down Waterford after extra-time

Dec 15th 2020, 9:15 PM 32,434 Views 10 Comments

Tipperary will now meet Cork on 23 December in the final.

Bohan braced for 'great festival' of Dublin football as old foes stand in the way of four-in-a-row
# Christmas Cracker
# Christmas Cracker

Bohan braced for 'great festival' of Dublin football as old foes stand in the way of four-in-a-row

Dec 15th 2020, 7:32 PM 3,371 Views 0 Comments

‘This group have nothing but respect for Cork. It will be two groups of footballers going at it to the nth degree and the best team will win.’

Historic players' association merger 'a huge step forward' insists Cork captain
# Rebels Reaction
# Rebels Reaction

Historic players' association merger 'a huge step forward' insists Cork captain

Updated Dec 15th 2020, 3:00 PM 16,887 Views 7 Comments

Doireann O’Sullivan is hopeful it will pave the way for amalgamation at the top level.

Here's this week's schedule of GAA inter-county games on TV and livestreams
# Tune In
# Tune In

Here's this week's schedule of GAA inter-county games on TV and livestreams

Dec 15th 2020, 12:08 PM 8,040 Views 1 Comment

The action commences with two games in Munster tonight.

'It was probably more out of respect to Jim' - from ruling out Dublin senior job to getting set for All-Ireland final
# Dessie Farrell
# Dessie Farrell

'It was probably more out of respect to Jim' - from ruling out Dublin senior job to getting set for All-Ireland final

Dec 15th 2020, 10:27 AM 17,461 Views 8 Comments

Dessie Farrell has taken over from Jim Gavin and is set for his first senior final in charge of Dublin.

Waterford senior named at centre-forward and one Tipperary change for Munster U20 semi-final
# Back In Action
# Back In Action

Waterford senior named at centre-forward and one Tipperary change for Munster U20 semi-final

Updated Dec 15th 2020, 8:25 AM 22,460 Views 1 Comment

Iarlaith Daly is selected for the clash in the Fraher Field.

AFL star would have been available to play if Kerry had reached Munster final
# Making His Mark
# Making His Mark

AFL star would have been available to play if Kerry had reached Munster final

Dec 15th 2020, 8:17 AM 9,419 Views 5 Comments

Geelong’s Mark O’Connor had received permission to play but was in quarantine when Kerry lost to Cork.

Gaa - Monday 14 December, 2020

Overwhelming majority vote to merge GPA and women's association
# Gaelic Games
# Gaelic Games

Overwhelming majority vote to merge GPA and women's association

Dec 14th 2020, 9:38 PM 20,675 Views 14 Comments

The bodies representing GAA players had been separate entities.

12 points and 21 tackles - How the Hegarty and Morrissey double act took down Waterford
# Player Watch
# Player Watch

12 points and 21 tackles - How the Hegarty and Morrissey double act took down Waterford

Dec 14th 2020, 8:01 PM 27,368 Views 30 Comments

Gearoid Hegarty and Tom Morrissey led the way for Limerick with and without the ball in the All-Ireland decider.

Kieran Donaghy set to take up role with Armagh footballers - report
# Star
# Star

Kieran Donaghy set to take up role with Armagh footballers - report

Dec 14th 2020, 6:04 PM 9,861 Views 9 Comments

The former Kerry forward will work with Kieran McGeeney for the 2021 campaign.

From Limerick football days to claiming a sixth All-Ireland title as hurling coach
# Special K
# Special K

From Limerick football days to claiming a sixth All-Ireland title as hurling coach

Dec 14th 2020, 5:15 PM 11,720 Views 8 Comments

Paul Kinnerk’s remarkable winning run as a hurling coach contined in Limerick yesterday.

'I hope they went to bed on time for my wife' - Kilkenny star eager to celebrate All-Ireland with family
# Fam Fam
# Fam Fam

'I hope they went to bed on time for my wife' - Kilkenny star eager to celebrate All-Ireland with family

Dec 14th 2020, 5:13 PM 20,790 Views 0 Comments

Anne Dalton’s three young children were supporting their Mammy from in the All-Ireland final.

New Sligo boss McEntee adds Donegal All-Ireland winner to backroom team
# Addition
# Addition

New Sligo boss McEntee adds Donegal All-Ireland winner to backroom team

Dec 14th 2020, 3:01 PM 8,173 Views 1 Comment

Paul ‘Papa’ Durcan will serve as goalkeeping coach for the 2021 campaign.

'Limerick dominated every area... Dessie Hutchinson will be having nightmares about Seán Finn'
# Small Ball
# Small Ball

'Limerick dominated every area... Dessie Hutchinson will be having nightmares about Seán Finn'

Updated Dec 14th 2020, 3:00 PM 18,663 Views 35 Comments

Shane Dowling discussed the areas where Limerick overpowered Waterford to become All-Ireland champions.

Hegarty takes top plaudit as Sunday Game pundits name team of the year
# Top Men
# Top Men

Hegarty takes top plaudit as Sunday Game pundits name team of the year

Dec 14th 2020, 8:52 AM 12,974 Views 11 Comments

Beaten finalists Waterford have three players on the XV.

Gaa - Sunday 13 December, 2020

5 talking points after Limerick confirmed their status as one of hurling's great teams
# Comment
# Comment

5 talking points after Limerick confirmed their status as one of hurling's great teams

Updated Dec 13th 2020, 9:48 PM 41,949 Views 52 Comments

We also discuss Waterford’s goal chances, Tadhg de Burca’s injury, Gearoid Hegarty’s performance and Limerick’s bright future.

'We know that there is an All-Ireland in this team' - Armagh finish 2020 on a high with Ulster title
# Building Blocks
# Building Blocks

'We know that there is an All-Ireland in this team' - Armagh finish 2020 on a high with Ulster title

Dec 13th 2020, 8:30 PM 4,150 Views 0 Comments

The Orchard county edged past Monaghan in yesterday’s low-key provincial decider.

Declan Hannon - 'I know all of those three people who aren’t with us are definitely looking down on us today'
# In Memory
# In Memory

Declan Hannon - 'I know all of those three people who aren’t with us are definitely looking down on us today'

Dec 13th 2020, 8:30 PM 10,067 Views 3 Comments

The winning captain remembered those Limerick supporters who had recently passed away.

'The one thing that kept me going over the lockdown was, 'Imagine winning an All-Ireland at Christmas time''
# Treaty Talisman
# Treaty Talisman

'The one thing that kept me going over the lockdown was, 'Imagine winning an All-Ireland at Christmas time''

Updated Dec 13th 2020, 7:25 PM 15,879 Views 13 Comments

Limerick star Gearóid Hegarty was named man-of-the-match in today’s hurling final – do you agree with the selection?

'My initial reaction would be that it's not good' - Waterford wait on news of De Búrca injury
# Concern
# Concern

'My initial reaction would be that it's not good' - Waterford wait on news of De Búrca injury

Dec 13th 2020, 6:43 PM 11,047 Views 3 Comments

Liam Cahill saw his star defender come off injured in the first half of today’s game.