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#Ladies Football

# ladies-football - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

'She's just unbelievable' - Armagh's 2012 All-Ireland winning captain returns to football after cancer battle

Mags Carville (née McAlinden) is an inspiration to one and all.

# ladies-football - Saturday 25 July, 2020

'I’ve loved being back home and being able to commit to club' - three championship games in six days for two teams

Cork star Áine Terry O’Sullivan is facing into a hectic schedule with Beara and West Cork.

# ladies-football - Tuesday 21 July, 2020

'I'm just happy to be back playing football' - Dublin star's uncertainty over Aussie Rules return

Sinéad Goldrick has been offered a second year at Melbourne – the question is whether she will go again.

Two more All-Ireland finals set for Croke Park in December as ladies football fixtures confirmed

The senior and intermediate deciders will take place at HQ, with the junior showpiece to be played elsewhere two weeks earlier.

# ladies-football - Sunday 12 July, 2020

'This is something for me to give back' - Cork dual star's unique coaching venture through her own rise

Saoirse Noonan is now balancing coaching sessions for kids with her own hectic schedule as her star rises further.

# ladies-football - Friday 10 July, 2020

'We're at a disadvantage when we come to play teams in Ireland because we just don't have that playing experience'

The London ladies football team are hoping to be included in the 2021 Lidl Ladies National Football League.

# ladies-football - Saturday 4 July, 2020

‘It’s nearly a drug for me, especially as you get older and you have kids'

Therese Scott is back in the Monaghan fold.

# ladies-football - Thursday 2 July, 2020

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'The best premarital course you can get,' revising wedding plans in lockdown and inter-county uncertainty

Both teachers who have had to rejig massive plans, Galway’s Sinéad Burke and Tipperary’s Samantha Lambert have been drawn in the same group for the 2020 All-Ireland championship.

'Deflating,' 'disappointing' and 'step backward' - London hit out after All-Ireland championship exclusion

Exiles boss Paddy Bowles and player Niamh Lister discuss the situation with The42 as they call on the LGFA to ‘reconsider the decision.’

# ladies-football - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Leinster to stage uneven ages championships in 2021 'to accommodate players who lost out this year'

There will be no underage ladies football inter-county championships in Leinster in 2020 despite outrage from the Dublin minors – but there will be U15, U17 and U19 competitions next year.

# ladies-football - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

Here's the draw for the group stages of the LGFA Championships GAA

Here's the draw for the group stages of the LGFA Championships

Reigning champions Dublin are in group 3 with Donegal and Waterford. The draws for Junior and Intermeditate also took place this evening.

# ladies-football - Monday 29 June, 2020

'Heartbroken' and 'disgusted' - Outrage among county minor teams after cancellations but no change in sight

Dublin and Waterford minor ladies football teams launch online petitions after competitions impacted.

# ladies-football - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

Should inter-county action be first to come back in camogie and Ladies football?

WGPA chairperson Maria Kinsella says there is an argument to play inter-county games first.

# ladies-football - Saturday 20 June, 2020

GAA pitches to open for training from next Wednesday

Contact training and challenge games will be allowed from 29 June.

# ladies-football - Friday 19 June, 2020

All-Ireland ladies football championship to be played off over 7 weekends and start with group stages

The draws will take place next Tuesday evening.

# ladies-football - Sunday 7 June, 2020

A glittering first season in Oz, Gaelic football on hold and home to a GAA-mad family to find her passion

Cavan and Collingwood star Aishling Sheridan has enjoyed a hectic few months at opposite ends of the world.

# ladies-football - Wednesday 3 June, 2020

'It's an insight into what life will be like after football' - Dublin All-Star firefighter focusing on the frontline

Lyndsey Davey was planning to retire from inter-county duty after this season, her 17th campaign in the Sky Blue jersey.

# ladies-football - Saturday 30 May, 2020

Life as a new Garda, a whirlwind year and love for club and county as football takes a backseat

‘Every day is different,’ says Sligo’s Denise McGrath. ‘With every call you never know what’s coming around the corner. It’s a very exciting job.’

# ladies-football - Thursday 28 May, 2020

'I'll always remember the three of us looking at each other, thinking that this could be the end of us'

Cork dual star Briege Corkery is this week’s guest on our GAA podcast Warriors.

# ladies-football - Thursday 21 May, 2020

'There’s so much anxiety, challenges and uncertainty. People’s mental health is the most important part'

Dublin star Sinéad Goldrick on life during the current Covid-19 pandemic and missing social interaction with her team-mates.

# ladies-football - Friday 15 May, 2020

Inter-county training advised to stop 'for now' while 95% of players back behind closed door games

The LGFA has conducted a survey about return-to-play protocols following the Covid-19 pandemic.

# ladies-football - Thursday 14 May, 2020

Dublin boss Bohan calls for 2020 Championship to be scrapped

‘I’d hate to see the competition just put on for the sake of a few games,’ he said of the mooted knock-out Championship.

'I just thought, 'Look, it's not for me'' - from nearly giving it all up to the dream breakthrough year

Éabha Rutledge finished 2019 with an All-Ireland medal, an All-Star nomination and the Dublin Footballer of the Year award after a significant positional switch.

'You don’t want to be putting players and families at risk' - Dublin star backs Gaelic games stance

Éabha Rutledge on the situation going forward, her experience with work and training and the impact of AFLW on ladies football.

# ladies-football - Saturday 9 May, 2020

'I think it's terribly sad what’s going on in Mayo' - From the Green and Red to Connacht rivals Galway

Galway ladies coach Frank Browne details his journey from Mayo to the Tribe, and calls for mediation to solve the problems in his former county.

# ladies-football - Friday 8 May, 2020

LGFA confirm All-Ireland championship 'will not take place in the format and timeline as planned'

Players, referees and clubs will be consulted as to the best way forward.

# ladies-football - Wednesday 6 May, 2020

'It means a lot to some of the girls on our squad' - Cork and Galway to go head-to-head for a worthy cause

The counties’ ladies football sides are facing off in a skills challenge and raising funds for LauraLynn Children’s Hospice this weekend.

# ladies-football - Wednesday 29 April, 2020

WGPA frustrated at lack of player representation at vital Central Council meeting

An emergency meeting tomorrow will decide whether to give the Management Committee power to decide on competition structures immediately after the Covid-19 shutdown.

# ladies-football - Saturday 25 April, 2020

'It’s nice to see your son or daughter receive an All-Ireland cup in Croke Park. That was very special for him'

Former Kerry ladies captain Eileen Lawlor (Dardis) is the holder of 10 All-Ireland senior medals and a member of the Kingdom nine-in-a-row winning team.

'Everyone is very much involved in this' - The Dublin All-Star doctor on duty in Temple Street Hospital

Noelle Healy shares her experience through the Covid-19 crisis.

# ladies-football - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

Running together while staying apart, working on the frontline and pride after mother's Laochra Gael

Monaghan star Eimear McAnespie on her team’s fundraiser, nursing through the Covid-19 crisis and her Gaelic football-mad family.

# ladies-football - Saturday 4 April, 2020

'It is hard when you don’t know when you are going to see them all again in the flesh'

Donegal’s Niamh McLaughlin is a Dublin-based physiotherapist with concerns about her grandmother in a nursing home in Derry.

# ladies-football - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

Quiz: How well do you remember ladies football and camogie from through the 2000s?

A trip down memory lane as we test your knowledge.

# ladies-football - Sunday 29 March, 2020

The Armagh football and Superleague netball star working as a GP through the Covid-19 crisis

Caroline O’Hanlon tells The42 about working on the front line and not having time to think about missing sport.

# ladies-football - Saturday 28 March, 2020

'You know when you have a fire in your belly, you just have to do it. It’s my calling'

Cork’s Orlagh Farmer on the importance of keeping girls in sport, her PhD research and online skills sessions.

# ladies-football - Thursday 26 March, 2020

'On Sunday I took a turn for the worse and became unwell' - Dublin player reveals positive Covid-19 test

Dublin’s Siobhán Killeen has urged people to abide by expert advice after testing positive for Covid-19.

# ladies-football - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

2020 Ladies National Football Leagues cancelled - and will not be completed

The LGFA confirmed the news amid the Covid-19 outbreak.

# ladies-football - Saturday 21 March, 2020

'It is kind of surreal, sometimes you think you are dreaming. Then you realise it’s real life'

Galway star and medical professional Tracey Leonard is on the frontline in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.

# ladies-football - Friday 20 March, 2020

More Irish players heading home but six to feature this weekend in AFLW Final Series

Stars from Mayo, Tipperary, Cavan and Louth are set to line out in Oz.

# ladies-football - Thursday 19 March, 2020

Dublin All-Ireland winning duo head home from AFLW amidst Covid-19 crisis

Sinead Goldrick and Niamh McEvoy are heading home to Ireland.

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