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Gaa - Saturday 20 February, 2021

Mullen nominated as new Kilkenny senior hurling captain for 2021 season
# Leader Of The Cats
# Leader Of The Cats

Mullen nominated as new Kilkenny senior hurling captain for 2021 season

Feb 20th 2021, 2:55 PM 6,041 Views 18 Comments

Mullen was Young Hurler of the Year in 2019.

Why is women's sport being hit so much harder by the Covid-19 pandemic?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Why is women's sport being hit so much harder by the Covid-19 pandemic?

Feb 20th 2021, 9:00 AM 3,808 Views 5 Comments

We assess the current situation and try to answer the big question with Kathleen McNamee of ESPN, and formerly of TheJournal.

The 12 GAA stars in the running for player of the year honours tonight
# All-Stars
# All-Stars

The 12 GAA stars in the running for player of the year honours tonight

Feb 20th 2021, 7:00 AM 23,103 Views 31 Comments

We’re in for a very different All-Stars awards show.

Gaa - Friday 19 February, 2021

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Questions And Answers
# Questions And Answers

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

Feb 19th 2021, 5:00 PM 28,557 Views 4 Comments

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

All-Stars reaction: Dublin's record-equalling haul and did Mayo deserve more than two?
# Comment
# Comment

All-Stars reaction: Dublin's record-equalling haul and did Mayo deserve more than two?

Feb 19th 2021, 3:03 PM 11,896 Views 17 Comments

Cavan more than doubled their previous tally and Conor Sweeney became Tipperary’s fourth recipient of the award.

Here's your TV guide for this weekend of sport
# Tune In
# Tune In

Here's your TV guide for this weekend of sport

Updated Feb 19th 2021, 12:00 PM 21,468 Views 5 Comments

The Australian Open finals, the Merseyside derby and Irish provinces in Pro14 action are some of the highlights.

Cork football boss McCarthy has 12-week ban for training guideline breach upheld
# Punishment
# Punishment

Cork football boss McCarthy has 12-week ban for training guideline breach upheld

Feb 19th 2021, 10:59 AM 3,876 Views 4 Comments

The suspension commenced yesterday.

9 awards for Dublin as 2020 All-Star football team is named
# Star Men
# Star Men

9 awards for Dublin as 2020 All-Star football team is named

Feb 19th 2021, 7:00 AM 30,173 Views 23 Comments

Cavan, Mayo and Tipperary also have players honoured.

Gaa - Thursday 18 February, 2021

'The best of the best' - Limerick GAA pay tribute to key behind-the-scenes figure in All-Ireland wins
# RIP
# RIP

'The best of the best' - Limerick GAA pay tribute to key behind-the-scenes figure in All-Ireland wins

Feb 18th 2021, 8:55 PM 10,907 Views 3 Comments

Physiotherapist Mark Van Drumpt passed away following an illness.

50 years of the All-Stars: 'I was meant to be sitting down the back with Jim Stynes... I ended up an All-Star'
# The42 Reads
# The42 Reads

50 years of the All-Stars: 'I was meant to be sitting down the back with Jim Stynes... I ended up an All-Star'

Feb 18th 2021, 12:08 PM 19,457 Views 2 Comments

Kevin O’Brien, Brian Murphy, Kieran Fitzgerald and Paul Murphy on their memories of the end-of-season accolades.

Gaa - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

'Accepted too easily' - GAA need explanation over loss of Level 5 status
# Response
# Response

'Accepted too easily' - GAA need explanation over loss of Level 5 status

Feb 17th 2021, 5:55 PM 8,177 Views 11 Comments

CPA Chairman Micheál Briody also says he accepts the GAA is in a difficult position in relation to Covid-19 restrictions.

'That was really driving me mad' - how Munster champs Tipp turned their season around

'That was really driving me mad' - how Munster champs Tipp turned their season around

Feb 17th 2021, 5:00 PM 12,415 Views 0 Comments

David Power is this week’s guest on the How To Win At Dominoes podcast.

GAA name Amazon Prime as potential new bidder for broadcast rights
# Streaming
# Streaming

GAA name Amazon Prime as potential new bidder for broadcast rights

Feb 17th 2021, 9:39 AM 8,272 Views 10 Comments

‘I would be very confident that we’ll have a very healthy discussion with the existing partners but there are newcomers coming into that frame too, like Amazon for example.’

Every day’s a school day: How Mickey Graham turns contenders into champions
# BIG S
# BIG S

Every day’s a school day: How Mickey Graham turns contenders into champions

Feb 17th 2021, 8:00 AM 14,512 Views 3 Comments

With club and county success already in his locker, The42 profiles the great Mickey Graham.

GAA hopeful some crowds may attend inter-county games in 2021
# Top Brass
# Top Brass

GAA hopeful some crowds may attend inter-county games in 2021

Feb 17th 2021, 7:05 AM 3,663 Views 0 Comments

Croke Park said the decision to postpone inter-county training was not financially motivated.

'It's never nice being told you're a sub' - Tipp star on challenges, Limerick ties and his best position
# Mr Versatile
# Mr Versatile

'It's never nice being told you're a sub' - Tipp star on challenges, Limerick ties and his best position

Feb 17th 2021, 6:35 AM 15,694 Views 0 Comments

We caught up with two-time All-Ireland winner Michael Breen ahead of the 2021 season.

Gaa - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

'It's hopefully the start of a fairytale story' - Kilkenny ladies football team set to return
# Comeback Cats
# Comeback Cats

'It's hopefully the start of a fairytale story' - Kilkenny ladies football team set to return

Feb 16th 2021, 5:00 PM 6,701 Views 0 Comments

Ladies football on Noreside is on an upward trajectory.

'Largely our own fault' - GAA chief on failure to complete club championships in 2020
# Annual Report
# Annual Report

'Largely our own fault' - GAA chief on failure to complete club championships in 2020

Feb 16th 2021, 1:44 PM 4,472 Views 0 Comments

Croke Park released its annual report this morning.

'The past year has proved very damaging' - GAA report combined deficit of €34.1m after 2020 season
# In The Red
# In The Red

'The past year has proved very damaging' - GAA report combined deficit of €34.1m after 2020 season

Feb 16th 2021, 1:17 PM 3,051 Views 6 Comments

The association’s 2020 financial report was launched today.

'He would have been bursting with delight over it, but his persona is that of a serious guy'
# BTL
# BTL

'He would have been bursting with delight over it, but his persona is that of a serious guy'

Updated Feb 16th 2021, 12:00 PM 25,003 Views 2 Comments

John Leonard, author of Dub Sub Confidential, talks Stephen Cluxton and lots more on this week’s edition of Behind the Lines.

No departures so far with Dublin all in for Drive for Five, says Player of the Year nominee
# Five In A Rowe
# Five In A Rowe

No departures so far with Dublin all in for Drive for Five, says Player of the Year nominee

Feb 16th 2021, 8:51 AM 2,178 Views 0 Comments

Carla Rowe: ‘Obviously it is not about the five-in-a-row, but your goal is to win an All-Ireland every year.’

Gaa - Monday 15 February, 2021

'A shining light' and 'a live wire' - the nine Irish stars that featured Down Under this weekend
# Closer Look
# Closer Look

'A shining light' and 'a live wire' - the nine Irish stars that featured Down Under this weekend

Feb 15th 2021, 7:21 PM 5,994 Views 0 Comments

Tipperary team-mates went head-to-head, while there was a different kind of Dublin-Mayo showdown. Here’s the view of an AFLW expert ahead of TG4′s highlights show.

'It's the right thing for me to do at the right time' - Dual star Noonan puts full focus on soccer for now
# Shel Shock
# Shel Shock

'It's the right thing for me to do at the right time' - Dual star Noonan puts full focus on soccer for now

Feb 15th 2021, 6:37 PM 4,088 Views 0 Comments

Shelbourne’s new signing on her decision to step away from the Cork ladies footballers as she targets an international breakthrough.

Joe McDonagh and Champions 15 award winners announced
# And The Winners Are...
# And The Winners Are...

Joe McDonagh and Champions 15 award winners announced

Feb 15th 2021, 1:05 PM 3,617 Views 0 Comments

Antrim lead the McDonagh Cup selection with seven players, while Conor McCann was also named Player of the Year.

Kilkenny duo and Galway star make Player of the Year shortlist
# Camogie
# Camogie

Kilkenny duo and Galway star make Player of the Year shortlist

Updated Feb 15th 2021, 12:06 PM 16,258 Views 0 Comments

The Camogie All-Stars teams will be revealed at a virtual event on Saturday, 6 March.

Gaa - Sunday 14 February, 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

Feb 14th 2021, 8:00 PM 8,595 Views 0 Comments

Fancy treating yourself to even more top-class sports coverage while simultaneously supporting The42?

Cavan's Sheridan bags brace of goals as Collingwood continue perfect start
# Round 3
# Round 3

Cavan's Sheridan bags brace of goals as Collingwood continue perfect start

Feb 14th 2021, 1:21 PM 4,462 Views 0 Comments

Sarah Rowe was also in action as the Magpies made it three wins from three in the AFLW.

Facing The Master: The brilliance of Eamonn Ryan - by those who tried to beat him
# Legend
# Legend

Facing The Master: The brilliance of Eamonn Ryan - by those who tried to beat him

Feb 14th 2021, 8:00 AM 21,623 Views 3 Comments

An insight into coming up against the legendary Cork coach on the one-month anniversary of his death.

Gaa - Saturday 13 February, 2021

5 questions now facing the GAA in 2021
# Delayed Return
# Delayed Return

5 questions now facing the GAA in 2021

Updated Feb 13th 2021, 12:00 PM 27,531 Views 13 Comments

We examine some key issues after the announcement that inter-county training won’t return until Easter at the earliest.

Gaa - Friday 12 February, 2021

A central pillar of Dublin hurling calls time on inter-county career after 11 years
# End Of The Road
# End Of The Road

A central pillar of Dublin hurling calls time on inter-county career after 11 years

Feb 12th 2021, 9:46 AM 12,198 Views 0 Comments

‘The dream was to win an All-Ireland but unfortunately it wasn’t to be. I can only hope that chapter will be written in my absence.’

Gaa - Thursday 11 February, 2021

'It’s a real headache for the GAA now' - Waterford boss frustrated by elite sport change
# Liam Cahill
# Liam Cahill

'It’s a real headache for the GAA now' - Waterford boss frustrated by elite sport change

Feb 11th 2021, 9:24 PM 8,524 Views 3 Comments

The Deise manager was unaware of the change in elite status.

'It wasn't a case of removing, it was a case of giving clarity' - Minister on GAA's playing exemption
# Clarity
# Clarity

'It wasn't a case of removing, it was a case of giving clarity' - Minister on GAA's playing exemption

Updated Feb 11th 2021, 4:30 PM 19,921 Views 19 Comments

Meanwhile, the GAA president confirmed the games’ inability to operate from within bubble environments was a large factor in the decision.

Three-time All-Star and Thomastown ace to captain champions Kilkenny in 2021
# Captain Farrell
# Captain Farrell

Three-time All-Star and Thomastown ace to captain champions Kilkenny in 2021

Feb 11th 2021, 1:00 PM 9,262 Views 0 Comments

Meighan Farrell will lead the Cats’ O’Duffy Cup title defence.

Teams of the 2020 Championships to be revealed and top ladies football stars honoured this month
# All-Stars
# All-Stars

Teams of the 2020 Championships to be revealed and top ladies football stars honoured this month

Feb 11th 2021, 11:06 AM 3,477 Views 0 Comments

TG4 will show a special awards programme on Saturday, 27 February.

GAA still hoping to run off inter-county league and championship after removal of Level 5 exemption
# Announcement
# Announcement

GAA still hoping to run off inter-county league and championship after removal of Level 5 exemption

Feb 11th 2021, 9:40 AM 4,853 Views 4 Comments

Croke Park say they will push for a return to non-contact collective club and underage training when schools reopen.

Gaa - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

'I will never forget the first day my session got torn to shreds. That was the start of that learning process'
# Coaching Advice
# Coaching Advice

'I will never forget the first day my session got torn to shreds. That was the start of that learning process'

Feb 10th 2021, 10:00 PM 30,318 Views 2 Comments

Skills acquisition specialist Dr Ed Coughlan is Shane Keegan’s latest guest on How To Win At Dominoes.

Inter-county GAA no longer allowed in Level 5, with no activity until Easter at earliest
# Development
# Development

Inter-county GAA no longer allowed in Level 5, with no activity until Easter at earliest

Feb 10th 2021, 7:44 PM 30,949 Views 32 Comments

A letter was sent to county boards this evening following a meeting of the GAA’s Covid Advisory Group.

'You’re walked up to your room by federal police and this is it for 14 days' - Tipp star on Australia quarantine
# Colin O'Riordan
# Colin O'Riordan

'You’re walked up to your room by federal police and this is it for 14 days' - Tipp star on Australia quarantine

Feb 10th 2021, 12:00 PM 26,773 Views 5 Comments

It’s a big year for Colin O’Riordan, who is back in pre-season training with the Sydney Swans.

Tributes paid after former Cork captain and All-Ireland club winner passes away
# Christy Ryan
# Christy Ryan

Tributes paid after former Cork captain and All-Ireland club winner passes away

Feb 10th 2021, 11:40 AM 13,547 Views 2 Comments

The dual player captained Cork to Munster senior glory in 1983 and won four All-Ireland titles with St Finbarr’s.

Down boss has suspension reduced to 8 weeks for training guideline breach
# Paddy Tally
# Paddy Tally

Down boss has suspension reduced to 8 weeks for training guideline breach

Feb 10th 2021, 11:13 AM 2,227 Views 1 Comment

Paddy Tally had requested a hearing which took place last night.