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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 8,520 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 19,918 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 9,254 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 3,470 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 30,308 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 30,946 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 26,771 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 13,544 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 2,225 Views 1 Comment

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

Gaa - Sunday 7 February, 2021

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

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

Feb 7th 2021, 7:57 PM 7,134 Views 0 Comments

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

Considine suffers suspected concussion in AFLW game after 'dangerous tackle'
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

Considine suffers suspected concussion in AFLW game after 'dangerous tackle'

Updated Feb 7th 2021, 7:01 PM 12,647 Views 1 Comment

Elsewgere in the AFLW action, Orla O’Dwyer helped Brisbane blitz Gold Coast.

The Olympic hero involved in the US Capitol siege and more of the week's best sportswriting
# Recommended
# Recommended

The Olympic hero involved in the US Capitol siege and more of the week's best sportswriting

Feb 7th 2021, 8:30 AM 6,740 Views 3 Comments

A selection of our favourite reads from the past seven days.

Gaa - Saturday 6 February, 2021

Rowe and Sheridan help Collingwood to maintain perfect start
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

Rowe and Sheridan help Collingwood to maintain perfect start

Feb 6th 2021, 11:32 AM 8,253 Views 1 Comment

Sinead Goldrick’s Melbourne side are also two wins from two in the new season.

'The people who said 'you saved my daughter, my son.' Those messages are why I've done it'
# Interview
# Interview

'The people who said 'you saved my daughter, my son.' Those messages are why I've done it'

Feb 6th 2021, 8:00 AM 38,744 Views 15 Comments

Dublin footballer Shane Carthy has just released an inspiring book called ‘Dark Blue’.

Gaa - Friday 5 February, 2021

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Les Quizerables
# Les Quizerables

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

Feb 5th 2021, 5:00 PM 29,017 Views 7 Comments

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

Gaa - Thursday 4 February, 2021

Trips away, loyalty and setbacks: An inside look at the careers of 6 retiring Mayo greats
# The42 Reads
# The42 Reads

Trips away, loyalty and setbacks: An inside look at the careers of 6 retiring Mayo greats

Feb 4th 2021, 8:00 PM 27,401 Views 12 Comments

The recent spate of retirements in Mayo has an end of an era feel to it.

Gaa - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Tipp underage managerial appointments for James Woodlock and Paddy Christie
# Let Christie Take It
# Let Christie Take It

Tipp underage managerial appointments for James Woodlock and Paddy Christie

Feb 3rd 2021, 11:59 PM 7,790 Views 0 Comments

Woodlock takes charge of the minor hurlers, with Christie set to oversee the county’s U20 footballers.

'I've always had a curiosity for the tactical side of things' - Limerick hurling coach Kinnerk
# How To Win At Dominoes
# How To Win At Dominoes

'I've always had a curiosity for the tactical side of things' - Limerick hurling coach Kinnerk

Feb 3rd 2021, 2:35 PM 15,231 Views 1 Comment

One of the masterminds behind Limerick’s success is Shane Keegan’s latest guest on How To Win At Dominoes.

Carlow hurlers add Kilkenny All-Ireland winner to management team
# Experience
# Experience

Carlow hurlers add Kilkenny All-Ireland winner to management team

Feb 3rd 2021, 12:23 PM 13,645 Views 0 Comments

Chris Kealy, Joe Nolan and Pat Murphy have also been confirmed as Tom Mullally’s selectors.

Gaa - Tuesday 2 February, 2021

14 of the best pictures from A Season of Sundays 2020
# Snap Happy
# Snap Happy

14 of the best pictures from A Season of Sundays 2020

Feb 2nd 2021, 7:46 PM 10,379 Views 1 Comment

It was a GAA campaign like no other with the All-Ireland prizes handed out in December.

Cork and Down bosses facing 12-week bans for training guidelines breach
# Hot Water
# Hot Water

Cork and Down bosses facing 12-week bans for training guidelines breach

Feb 2nd 2021, 1:38 PM 6,658 Views 9 Comments

Ronan McCarthy and Paddy Tally are facing the suspensions.

Cork defender Clancy calls time on inter-county football career
# Rebel Retirement
# Rebel Retirement

Cork defender Clancy calls time on inter-county football career

Feb 2nd 2021, 9:31 AM 5,448 Views 1 Comment

The Fermoy man made his senior debut in 2013.

Cheddar Plunkett's return as Laois hurling boss and management team confirmed
# Ready To Rock
# Ready To Rock

Cheddar Plunkett's return as Laois hurling boss and management team confirmed

Feb 2nd 2021, 8:18 AM 5,285 Views 2 Comments

Ex-Laois football manager John Sugrue and former Limerick and Galway coaches are all on board.

Gaa - Monday 1 February, 2021

'The three or four pints always gave you a good night's sleep' - Offaly hero's unique pre-match routine
# Memory Lane
# Memory Lane

'The three or four pints always gave you a good night's sleep' - Offaly hero's unique pre-match routine

Feb 1st 2021, 5:38 PM 15,984 Views 1 Comment

Johnny Pilkington is the next GAA icon to feature in this season’s edition of Laochra Gael.

'This is a clean slate' - New Mayo ladies boss Moyles opens door to departed players
# Fresh Start
# Fresh Start

'This is a clean slate' - New Mayo ladies boss Moyles opens door to departed players

Feb 1st 2021, 4:24 PM 4,196 Views 0 Comments

12 players – eight of those from Carnacon – left the panel in 2018.

GAA championship draws postponed amidst ongoing Covid uncertainty
# At A Standstill
# At A Standstill

GAA championship draws postponed amidst ongoing Covid uncertainty

Feb 1st 2021, 2:22 PM 3,608 Views 0 Comments

The42 understands that the draws will not take place until after collective training returns.

Tipperary Munster senior winner applies for transfer to county champions Commercials
# Emmet Moloney
# Emmet Moloney

Tipperary Munster senior winner applies for transfer to county champions Commercials

Feb 1st 2021, 9:59 AM 19,835 Views 5 Comments

Emmet Moloney was part of the victorious 2020 Tipperary squad in Munster.

Gaa - Sunday 31 January, 2021

Here's what the week ahead will deliver for members of The42
# On The Menu
# On The Menu

Here's what the week ahead will deliver for members of The42

Jan 31st 2021, 8:00 PM 10,103 Views 0 Comments

Reward yourself for surviving January by joining our community of fellow sports lovers – you deserve it.

Former Mayo player and club All-Ireland winner named county's new ladies football boss
# Green And Red
# Green And Red

Former Mayo player and club All-Ireland winner named county's new ladies football boss

Jan 31st 2021, 3:16 PM 8,999 Views 1 Comment

Michael Moyles succeeds Peter Leahy in the role.

Hand of Tom: The Condon catch that ended Limerick’s 45 years of hurt
# Profile
# Profile

Hand of Tom: The Condon catch that ended Limerick’s 45 years of hurt

Jan 31st 2021, 10:00 AM 28,635 Views 4 Comments

‘That was a very proud day: Liam MacCarthy coming into Knockaderry and a local man with an All-Ireland medal in his pocket.’

'You couldn't pick two better people as captains' - The club producing Kerry's new football leaders
# Rathmore
# Rathmore

'You couldn't pick two better people as captains' - The club producing Kerry's new football leaders

Jan 31st 2021, 8:00 AM 35,133 Views 1 Comment

It was a momentous week for the Rathmore club with Paul Murphy and Aislinn Desmond chosen as Kerry captains.

Gaa - Saturday 30 January, 2021

Dublin's Goldrick wins with Melbourne as Clare's Considine triumphs against Eagles Irish trio
# AFLW
# AFLW

Dublin's Goldrick wins with Melbourne as Clare's Considine triumphs against Eagles Irish trio

Jan 30th 2021, 11:27 AM 7,312 Views 1 Comment

Different outcomes for the Irish players in action in Round 1 this week.

The former Wexford star who surfs in Kerry and still finds joy in club hurling at almost 40
# Lovely Surfing
# Lovely Surfing

The former Wexford star who surfs in Kerry and still finds joy in club hurling at almost 40

Jan 30th 2021, 10:00 AM 62,873 Views 9 Comments

Diarmuid Lyng speaks to The42 following his recent transfer to Tralee Parnells.

Gaa - Friday 29 January, 2021

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz
# That Time Again
# That Time Again

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

Jan 29th 2021, 5:04 PM 29,117 Views 11 Comments

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

Dublin's Paul Flynn to step down as GPA Chief Executive later this year
# On The Move
# On The Move

Dublin's Paul Flynn to step down as GPA Chief Executive later this year

Jan 29th 2021, 4:09 PM 18,232 Views 9 Comments

Flynn has been in the position since September 2018.

'If you'd asked me in 2005 would I be there for 16 years, I'd have said I'd be doing well to be there for six months'
# Keith Higgins
# Keith Higgins

'If you'd asked me in 2005 would I be there for 16 years, I'd have said I'd be doing well to be there for six months'

Jan 29th 2021, 11:32 AM 5,991 Views 0 Comments

Mayo stalwart Keith Higgins on his inter-county retirement, how ‘lucky’ he was to get so long and his future with the county’s hurlers.

Dual star Saoirse Noonan generating attention from clubs abroad
# On The Radar
# On The Radar

Dual star Saoirse Noonan generating attention from clubs abroad

Jan 29th 2021, 11:01 AM 6,250 Views 0 Comments

The talented 21-year-old enjoyed a successful 2020 season with FAI Cup runners-up Cork City.

Gaa - Thursday 28 January, 2021

Limerick All-Ireland winning defender retires after 12 senior inter-county seasons
# Tom Condon
# Tom Condon

Limerick All-Ireland winning defender retires after 12 senior inter-county seasons

Jan 28th 2021, 4:53 PM 8,869 Views 7 Comments

Tom Condon made his senior championship debut for Limerick back in 2009.

ODCE wants more people appointed to help examine files seized from FAI
# John Delaney
From TheJournal.ie
# John Delaney

ODCE wants more people appointed to help examine files seized from FAI

Jan 28th 2021, 4:47 PM 17,194 Views 0 Comments

The office wants to appoint five more people to review materials over which claims of legal privilege are made by the FAI.