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Gaa - Sunday 30 December, 2018

'A magician': Former Wexford footballer Scott Doran dies aged 44 RIP

'A magician': Former Wexford footballer Scott Doran dies aged 44

Forward represented the Model County for over 14 seasons.

Poll: Who do you think will be crowned All-Ireland hurling champions in 2019? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who do you think will be crowned All-Ireland hurling champions in 2019?

Thoughts are starting to turn to a new hurling season.

'It was powerful and quite moving' - Jason Sherlock's speech to his father's ashes in South African temple

In a documentary that airs tonight on RTÉ One, Jason Sherlock travels to South Africa to meet his half-brother and visit his father’s final resting place.

Gaa - Saturday 29 December, 2018

Fagan rescues Westmeath against Offaly while 14-man Louth see off Wicklow

The Wee County defied the first-half dismissal of Andy McDonnell to overcome the home side in Bray.

Clare snatch victory with superb late comeback as Cork let lead slip

Colin Guilfoyle’s goal initiated an unanswered 1-3 flourish to complete a remarkable turnaround in Ennis.

'What a story', 'magic moments', 'great show', - Glowing praise for Offaly-Kerry documentary

‘Players of the Faithful’ captured the incredible story of Offaly’s victory over Kerry in the 1982 All-Ireland SFC final.

Quiz: How well do you know your camogie from 2018?

How closely were you paying attention to the camogie season in 2018?

Poll: Who’ll win the All-Ireland senior football title in 2019? Prediction Time This post contains a poll

Poll: Who’ll win the All-Ireland senior football title in 2019?

Can anyone stop Dublin’s five-in-a-row bid?

Gaa - Friday 28 December, 2018

'We still pinch ourselves and ask if it's real. It's a great lift for every small club in the country'

Mullianalghta chairman John Keegan speaks to The42 about a fairytale season for the new Leinster champions from Longford.

Limerick brought the fun back to the inter-county game while ending the famine

2018 will be remembered as a glorious year for hurling while many of Limerick’s young stars became household names.

'I didn't expect the rebound. I hit it, and to me, the ball was in the net but it came back off the post'

Clare’s Aron Shanagher reflects on his comeback for the Clare hurlers in 2018 following an ACL injury.

Quiz: How well do you remember the 2018 football year?

Let’s test your knowledge.

'We feel physically we are little bit behind some of the other teams'

Liam Sheedy believes his Tipperary squad must close the gap that exists in the physical stakes.

'Matt Connor was the best footballer I've ever seen, even now - he was just an absolute genius'

A documentary on Offaly’s famous All-Ireland victory over Kerry in 1982 airs tonight.

Gaa - Thursday 27 December, 2018

'When this present generation of players goes, is there another bunch coming through?'

We chat to Carlow hurling boss Colm Bonnar ahead of a huge year for his team.

'It was't acceptable' - Making history with a ladies football only centre of excellence

Armagh LGFA are building their field of dreams.

Gaa - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

'I never thought I'd be back playing camogie so it was lovely to bring him and say he got onto Croke Park'

Cork legend Briege Corkery speaks to The42 about her comeback to inter-county camogie in 2018 and the birth of her son Tadhg.

Quiz: How well do you know your ladies football from 2018?

Test your memory with these 10 questions.

Farewell! 23 inter-county footballers who called it a day in 2018

Some big names bowed out over the last 12 months.

O'Donnell, Glynn or Lehane - what's your favourite hurling goal from this 2018 shortlist? Back Of The Net This post contains videos

O'Donnell, Glynn or Lehane - what's your favourite hurling goal from this 2018 shortlist?

It was a magical of hurling with some tremendous scores on show.

Gaa - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

20 heartwarming moments from the 2018 GAA season

Limerick ending their long wait for Liam MacCarthy, Kildare’s famous win over Mayo and Mullinalaghta’s fairytale journey.

Remembering the people the sports world lost in 2018

From age-old superstars to tragic figures taken far too soon, there were many to mourn.

'Our pre-seasons were brutal. I’ve never gone through anything like it in my life'

Derry legend Dermot McNicholl discusses his stint in the AFL, the Oak Leafers’ All-Ireland victory 25 years ago and the rise in GAA stars heading Down Under.

Clifford, Flynn or McCarron - what's your favourite football goal from this 2018 shortlist? Top Of The Tree This post contains videos

Clifford, Flynn or McCarron - what's your favourite football goal from this 2018 shortlist?

There were a few excellent goals to savour in 2018.

'Women's sport hasn't been visible enough to occupy that same spot in our hearts. It should, it can and it will'

One of the brains behind the 20×20 campaign, Sarah Colgan, sat down with The42 to delve deeper into the landmark campaign.

Quiz: How well do you remember the 2018 hurling year?

Let’s test your knowledge.

Dunphy to hurling's meaning: some of our favourite sportswriting of 2018

Get the kettle on and find that selection box.

Open thread: What was your favourite moment from the 2018 sporting year? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

Open thread: What was your favourite moment from the 2018 sporting year?

From Ireland’s Grand Slam triumph to our hockey stars claiming silver at the World Cup, it’s been a year to remember.

Gaa - Monday 24 December, 2018

Moving On! 11 hurlers who retired from the inter-county game in 2018

Waterford, Cork, Limerick, Dublin, Offaly, Clare and Derry players departed this year.

From Croke Park to the trenches: the forgotten GAA heroes of World War I

Dr Dónal McAnallen has found at least 10 All-Ireland finalists that fought in WWI.

Gaa - Sunday 23 December, 2018

Live stats on big screens and preventing player burnout: the future of GPS data in the GAA

We chat to Patrick Hogan of STATSports about the work they do with the likes of Dublin, Mayo and Waterford.

From exhilarating highs to gut-wrenching lows: 2018, the year A Star Was Born

From a dream debut and huge championship to a devastating injury, Saoirse Noonan had a whirlwind 2018.

Ciaran Byrne: 'The pain was crazy. I looked at my foot and it was facing the opposite way.'

After a year where he ended his AFL career and suffered a serious injury, Louth’s Ciaran Byrne is looking forward to 2019.

Gaa - Saturday 22 December, 2018

1-4 from O'Rorke helps Kenny's youthful Dublin hurlers past Dubs Stars

Mattie Kenny is in his debut campaign in charge of Dublin.

First-half blitz inspires Dr Crokes to O'Donoghue Cup success over Kilcummin

There were 15 points separating the sides at half-time, with two goals in quick succession from Kieran O’Leary effectively ending the game as a contest.

Lynch and McHugh hit 3-8 as Dublin round off 2018 with comfortable win over Dubs Stars

Kevin McManamon scored four points for the losing team.

Jason Sherlock's fascinating life story to be told in new documentary over Christmas

Jayo will be broadcast on Sunday 30 December 2018 on RTÉ One at 9.30pm.

'You can't get away from the fact that hurling tends to evoke emotions which are extraordinary in people'

Paul Rouse’s book ‘The Hurlers’ explores the making of the modern game.

'Success touches everyone and it’s uplifting' - the Cork duo who finally landed club glory in 2018

For All-Ireland winners Michael Shields and Noel O’Leary, it was a year to remember.

Gaa - Friday 21 December, 2018

21 of the best pictures from A Season of Sundays 2018

Sportsfile have released their annual collection of images chronicling the GAA season.