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Gaa - Thursday 24 December, 2020

'You either get sober, end up in jail or in a brown box. I wasn't far away from any of them'
# Interview
# Interview

'You either get sober, end up in jail or in a brown box. I wasn't far away from any of them'

Dec 24th 2020, 8:00 AM 70,280 Views 25 Comments

Former Wexford goalkeeping coach Noel Considine speaks to The42 about his horrific journey to conquering alcoholism.

Gaa - Wednesday 23 December, 2020

Barrett helps Cork seal U20 Munster title and place in All-Ireland decider
# Lovely Hurling
# Lovely Hurling

Barrett helps Cork seal U20 Munster title and place in All-Ireland decider

Dec 23rd 2020, 9:37 PM 23,667 Views 25 Comments

The Rebels defeated Tipperary in this evening’s Munster final at Páirc Uí Chaoimh.

Monaghan confirm major coup with the addition of Donie Buckley
# Boost
# Boost

Monaghan confirm major coup with the addition of Donie Buckley

Dec 23rd 2020, 9:33 AM 8,454 Views 10 Comments

The former Kerry and Mayo coach joins Seamus ‘Banty’ McEnaney’s backroom team.

Potent combo among three changes for Cork, while Tipp stay as they were for Munster U20 final
# Teams Named
# Teams Named

Potent combo among three changes for Cork, while Tipp stay as they were for Munster U20 final

Dec 23rd 2020, 12:17 AM 7,611 Views 3 Comments

Tipp are listed as having made three positional switches and have also brought three new faces onto their bench for tomorrow’s decider.

Gaa - Tuesday 22 December, 2020

First-half goals propel Kerry to eighth consecutive Munster minor title
# Still Kings
# Still Kings

First-half goals propel Kerry to eighth consecutive Munster minor title

Dec 22nd 2020, 9:07 PM 12,014 Views 21 Comments

The combination of Keith Evans and Cian McMahon resulted in two green flags as Kerry power to victory over Clare.

'I had an absolute ball and loved being involved' - retiring from Wexford after 14 senior seasons
# Eanna Martin
# Eanna Martin

'I had an absolute ball and loved being involved' - retiring from Wexford after 14 senior seasons

Dec 22nd 2020, 5:13 PM 33,398 Views 2 Comments

The longest-serving member of the Wexford squad retired recently. Éanna Martin reflects on his county career.

Professional and elite sport to continue under new Covid-19 restrictions
# Latest
# Latest

Professional and elite sport to continue under new Covid-19 restrictions

Dec 22nd 2020, 2:49 PM 15,653 Views 26 Comments

The restrictions, which come into effect on Christmas Eve, could have little impact on sport.

'It is the one festering sore' - GAA still uncertain on playing remaining 2020 county finals
# Grassroots
# Grassroots

'It is the one festering sore' - GAA still uncertain on playing remaining 2020 county finals

Dec 22nd 2020, 11:17 AM 6,355 Views 4 Comments

Ten counties still have senior deciders remaining to be played.

Gaa - Monday 21 December, 2020

'So, says Jim, you’re travelling on Saturday. I nearly fall off the chair. ‘What?!’'
# Shock
# Shock

'So, says Jim, you’re travelling on Saturday. I nearly fall off the chair. ‘What?!’'

Updated Dec 21st 2020, 8:05 PM 60,494 Views 27 Comments

Bernard Brogan describes the run-up to last year’s All-Ireland final.

County before club 'a no-brainer' for 2021 season as GAA unveil fixture plans
# Fill The Diary
# Fill The Diary

County before club 'a no-brainer' for 2021 season as GAA unveil fixture plans

Dec 21st 2020, 5:22 PM 24,628 Views 12 Comments

The GAA inter-county leagues are scheduled to start on the weekend of 27-28 February.

'It's just a mistake by Kerry' - Marc disappointed to see Donaghy snapped up by Armagh
# The42 GAA Weekly
# The42 GAA Weekly

'It's just a mistake by Kerry' - Marc disappointed to see Donaghy snapped up by Armagh

Dec 21st 2020, 2:41 PM 38,296 Views 14 Comments

The Kerry great was speaking on The42 GAA Weekly podcast.

Here are the 12 GAA legends that will feature in the new Laochra Gael series
# Tune In
# Tune In

Here are the 12 GAA legends that will feature in the new Laochra Gael series

Dec 21st 2020, 12:08 PM 15,886 Views 8 Comments

The series begins on 7 January.

Leinster and Connacht GAA announce details of inter-county finals over Christmas and New Year
# Fixtures
# Fixtures

Leinster and Connacht GAA announce details of inter-county finals over Christmas and New Year

Dec 21st 2020, 11:37 AM 4,463 Views 1 Comment

The games will take place on the weekend of 2-3 January.

Con O'Callaghan: 'I am blessed to be playing with so many good players, lads that I looked up to'
# King Con
# King Con

Con O'Callaghan: 'I am blessed to be playing with so many good players, lads that I looked up to'

Dec 21st 2020, 10:49 AM 6,033 Views 6 Comments

Another All-Ireland win and another key goal in a big game for the Cuala player.

'Seeing how upset she was pulled at my heartstrings' - Royal family celebrate long-awaited All-Ireland success
# Sister Act
# Sister Act

'Seeing how upset she was pulled at my heartstrings' - Royal family celebrate long-awaited All-Ireland success

Dec 21st 2020, 7:45 AM 6,319 Views 0 Comments

Third time lucky for Meath, as Vikki Wall had a simply unforgettable day.

'What drove them was the beatings. There's something about those days...they'll never forget'
# Driven By The Past
# Driven By The Past

'What drove them was the beatings. There's something about those days...they'll never forget'

Dec 21st 2020, 7:05 AM 2,591 Views 0 Comments

Mick Bohan has guided Dublin ladies to four successive All-Irelands and 21 straight championship victories.

Gaa - Sunday 20 December, 2020

Dublin reign supreme, rivalry renewed in a game of two halves, and where do we go from here?
# Talking Points
# Talking Points

Dublin reign supreme, rivalry renewed in a game of two halves, and where do we go from here?

Dec 20th 2020, 8:30 PM 4,211 Views 0 Comments

An All-Ireland four-in-a-row for Mick Bohan’s Sky Blues after a second-half surge against Cork.

Aherne makes history by becoming first captain to lift four successive All-Irelands
# Captain Fantastic
# Captain Fantastic

Aherne makes history by becoming first captain to lift four successive All-Irelands

Dec 20th 2020, 7:06 PM 5,183 Views 8 Comments

‘She’s a phenomenal leader, she’s the most selfless person,’ said Noelle Healy of her skipper.

Dublin produce stunning second-half to see off Cork and collect fourth successive All-Ireland crown
# Champs Again
# Champs Again

Dublin produce stunning second-half to see off Cork and collect fourth successive All-Ireland crown

Dec 20th 2020, 5:07 PM 28,129 Views 16 Comments

Mick Bohan’s side had five points to spare by the finish.

Limerick crowned Munster minor champions after overcoming Tipperary
# Boost
# Boost

Limerick crowned Munster minor champions after overcoming Tipperary

Dec 20th 2020, 4:51 PM 11,400 Views 8 Comments

The Treaty County continued a great few days, after their senior team won the All-Ireland last weekend.

Third time lucky as Meath triumph in All-Ireland intermediate final thriller
# Champions
# Champions

Third time lucky as Meath triumph in All-Ireland intermediate final thriller

Dec 20th 2020, 3:52 PM 5,732 Views 0 Comments

Seven Emma Duggan points helped them to glory against Westmeath.

Success for Offaly as they move into Leinster final date with Cats
# Minor
# Minor

Success for Offaly as they move into Leinster final date with Cats

Dec 20th 2020, 3:02 PM 9,677 Views 10 Comments

Faithful were too strong for Westmeath today in Mullingar.

As it happened: Dublin v Cork, All-Ireland senior ladies football final
# Rivalry Renewed
# Rivalry Renewed

As it happened: Dublin v Cork, All-Ireland senior ladies football final

Dec 20th 2020, 2:33 PM 45,983 Views 10 Comments

It was Dublin who lifted the Brendan Martin Cup once again.

Ruthless Dublin always find a way to win and end any dreams of a 2020 sporting breakthrough
# Dominant Dubs
# Dominant Dubs

Ruthless Dublin always find a way to win and end any dreams of a 2020 sporting breakthrough

Dec 20th 2020, 10:38 AM 6,289 Views 17 Comments

Mayo had drawn level in the 50th minute but Dublin were not to be stopped.

The perfect almost-last-minute gift for The42 reader
# Members Club
# Members Club

The perfect almost-last-minute gift for The42 reader

Dec 20th 2020, 10:28 AM 1,768 Views 0 Comments

Give them access to lots of great benefits.

Dublin lead the way with 9 players in Sunday Game Football Team of the Year
# Awards Season
# Awards Season

Dublin lead the way with 9 players in Sunday Game Football Team of the Year

Dec 20th 2020, 10:20 AM 31,900 Views 72 Comments

Ciarán Kilkenny won The Sunday Game Footballer of the Year award.

'This year, more so than any, it's more about family than yourself'
# Down Memory Lane
# Down Memory Lane

'This year, more so than any, it's more about family than yourself'

Dec 20th 2020, 8:30 AM 13,034 Views 0 Comments

Family and football are two cornerstones of Ciara O’Sullivan’s life — and the promised land is in sight once again after 13 years of highs and lows with Cork.

Poll: Who will win today's TG4 All-Ireland championship finals?
# Christmas Crackers
# Christmas Crackers

Poll: Who will win today's TG4 All-Ireland championship finals?

Dec 20th 2020, 8:00 AM 3,656 Views 0 Comments

There’s two mouth-watering showdowns in store between Dublin and Cork, and Meath and Westmeath.

Gaa - Saturday 19 December, 2020

Dessie Farrell joins special group of All-Ireland winning bosses after landing senior prize
# Deadly Dessie
# Deadly Dessie

Dessie Farrell joins special group of All-Ireland winning bosses after landing senior prize

Dec 19th 2020, 9:19 PM 9,173 Views 11 Comments

The Dublin boss has now won the three main All-Ireland prizes as a manager.

Impact of Farrell's bench, more heartbreak for Mayo and when will this Dublin run end?
# Comment
# Comment

Impact of Farrell's bench, more heartbreak for Mayo and when will this Dublin run end?

Dec 19th 2020, 8:55 PM 10,188 Views 18 Comments

5 talking points after Dublin outlasted Mayo to continue their dominance of the All-Ireland SFC.

'Delighted to join such company' - Dublin's McCarthy rejoices with 8th All-Ireland title
# Honoured
# Honoured

'Delighted to join such company' - Dublin's McCarthy rejoices with 8th All-Ireland title

Dec 19th 2020, 7:56 PM 11,378 Views 19 Comments

The Ballymun Kickhams great has started in all of Dublin’s All-Ireland final wins since 2011.

All-Ireland football six-in-a-row completed as Dublin control finale to defeat Mayo
# Capital Sam
# Capital Sam

All-Ireland football six-in-a-row completed as Dublin control finale to defeat Mayo

Dec 19th 2020, 6:49 PM 66,164 Views 241 Comments

A 2-14 to 0-15 win for Dessie Farrell’s side this evening in Croke Park.

Galway U20 star celebrates All-Ireland football win one day after Leinster hurling semi-final victory
# Double Joy
# Double Joy

Galway U20 star celebrates All-Ireland football win one day after Leinster hurling semi-final victory

Dec 19th 2020, 6:20 PM 12,060 Views 6 Comments

Conor Flaherty started in goals for the victorious footballers today after lining out for the hurlers last night.

As it happened: Dublin v Mayo, All-Ireland senior football final
# Minute-by-Minute
# Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Dublin v Mayo, All-Ireland senior football final

Dec 19th 2020, 6:15 PM 210,252 Views 65 Comments

The big game in Croke Park threw-in at 5pm.

Culhane shoots 1-6 as Galway hold off Dublin challenge to land All-Ireland U20 title
# Into The West
# Into The West

Culhane shoots 1-6 as Galway hold off Dublin challenge to land All-Ireland U20 title

Dec 19th 2020, 3:50 PM 9,458 Views 11 Comments

Galway won out 1-11 to 0-13 in the day’s first game in Croke Park.

Offaly edge out four-goal battle to book Leinster final while Meath also progress
# Wrap
# Wrap

Offaly edge out four-goal battle to book Leinster final while Meath also progress

Dec 19th 2020, 3:02 PM 8,437 Views 3 Comments

The Leinster minor football final will take place on 3 January.

The Ballymun footballer turned Mayo coach plotting the downfall of 6 Dublin clubmates
# Divided Loyalties
# Divided Loyalties

The Ballymun footballer turned Mayo coach plotting the downfall of 6 Dublin clubmates

Dec 19th 2020, 12:00 PM 46,746 Views 6 Comments

‘We’d be joking sometimes that he only comes up to training to see the Dublin lads.’

GAA set to unveil plan for 2021 season with inter-county February start and July All-Ireland finals
# Structures
# Structures

GAA set to unveil plan for 2021 season with inter-county February start and July All-Ireland finals

Dec 19th 2020, 9:47 AM 8,736 Views 6 Comments

Here’s how the 2021 inter-county season is expected to look.

The case for Mayo, is Keegan comfortable at full-back and what left-field tactics could we see?
# Talking Points
# Talking Points

The case for Mayo, is Keegan comfortable at full-back and what left-field tactics could we see?

Dec 19th 2020, 9:00 AM 15,486 Views 19 Comments

5 talking points as Mayo and Dublin clash for the All-Ireland football title.

'We grew up together. It's a win-win' - rounding off 20 great years of ladies football coverage on TG4
# Peil Na MBan Beo
# Peil Na MBan Beo

'We grew up together. It's a win-win' - rounding off 20 great years of ladies football coverage on TG4

Dec 19th 2020, 7:45 AM 2,191 Views 0 Comments

Head of Sport Rónán Ó Coisdealbha and long-time commentator Brian Tyers map the remarkable journey.