A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Donegal chairman Mick McGrath says there is unlikely to be much “want” in Ulster to change the composition of the province’s senior football championship but accepts the All-Ireland SFC structure is “broken”.
Fri, 06 Dec, 2019
Clubs from both sides of the border plan to meet again in late November or early December for further discussions on a proposed All-Island League.
Thu, 24 Oct, 2019
The All-Ireland winning defender received nine stab wounds to his forehead, eyelid and neck area and spent one night in hospital.
Wed, 23 Oct, 2019
A Tommy Larkins side who won their only Galway SHC title back in 1971 will bid to dethrone the reigning champions St Thomas’ in the quarter-finals of this year’s title race.
Mon, 30 Sep, 2019
By the summer of 1990, All-Ireland football champions Cork had Kerry’s number. So much so that Rebel fans were yelling ‘lock the gates’ as they dismembered the Kingdom in the provincial decider in Cork. However a bigger challenge loomed for Billy Morgan, Larry Tompkins, & Co — Meath. In his new book on Cork’s historic double season,reveals how Colm O’Neill turned from peripheral to pivotal figure on the road to GAA history.
Fri, 13 Sep, 2019
The All-Ireland replay on Saturday has the town of Kenmare buzzing. Two of Kerry’s top stars play with local club Kenmare Shamrocks and since the drawn final two weeks ago almost every boy is puffing his cheeks and taking frees like Stephen O’Brien and Sean O’Shea.
Thu, 12 Sep, 2019
One priest in the county conceded: “football is the religion at the moment.”
Mon, 09 Sep, 2019
Former All-Ireland-winning Kerry captain Darran O’Sullivan has claimed David Moran is the de facto Kingdom skipper this year.
Wed, 28 Aug, 2019
Four goals in the opening eight minutes powered Tipperary to All-Ireland U20 hurling glory, completing the perfect week for the Premier County.
Sat, 24 Aug, 2019
And with that, the Super 8 became the final four with the remaining quartet arguably the best in the country.
Mon, 05 Aug, 2019
The Cats were better than the Munster and All-Ireland champions for the vast proportion of this game.
Sat, 27 Jul, 2019
Dublin forward Niamh McEvoy sounded a warning to her teammates that they still have a lot of improving to do if they are to retain their TG4 All-Ireland Ladies Senior Football Championship, following a show of force against Waterford at the weekend in O’Moore Park, Portlaoise.
Mon, 15 Jul, 2019
Laois manager John Sugrue has named an unchanged side for tomorrow’s All-Ireland SFC fourth-round qualifier against Cork.
Thu, 04 Jul, 2019
The times for the All-Ireland hurling preliminary quarter-finals have been confirmed.
Mon, 01 Jul, 2019
The minor grade has changed a fair bit — and for the better — since a young Diarmuid Mullins won back-to-back All-Ireland football medals with Laois in the mid-90s.
Sat, 29 Jun, 2019
It’s rare that a door closes without another one opening so when the chains were wrapped around the gates of Casement Park in 2013 it fell to Corrigan Park, less than two miles up the road in West Belfast, to host the county footballers. Eventually, anyway.
Fri, 21 Jun, 2019
All-Ireland champions Limerick are all but guaranteed of a top-three finish in Munster after this 18-point thumping of Clare.
Sun, 09 Jun, 2019
Newcomers and championship debutants aside, Cavan have waited a long time to give #futureisblue a runout at senior level.
Sat, 01 Jun, 2019
Michael Walsh’s appearance in the All-Ireland semi-final of 2017 was, including replays, his 12th on that stage.
Fri, 31 May, 2019
Five restaurants in Cork have picked up awards at the 2019 Irish Restaurant Awards, which honoured the best of Ireland’s culinary talent at a ceremony in Dublin.
Tue, 14 May, 2019
Former Galway United player Padraic Cunningham is among three Championship debutants for Galway's Connacht SFC quarter-final this weekend.
Thu, 02 May, 2019
A school in Kerry, Pobalscoil Chorca Dhuibhne, has written to Croke Park claiming that one of their players was racially abused in last month’s Hogan Cup semi-final defeat to Naas CBS.
Wed, 10 Apr, 2019
Limerick face into this Sunday’s NHL final in good fettle.
Fri, 29 Mar, 2019
Limerick’s Diarmaid Byrnes insists qualifying for the Allianz Hurling League final — a first since 2006 — hadn’t been part of a grand plan for the season.
Tue, 26 Mar, 2019
Members of the US political dynasty the Kennedys are to visit Ireland to open an exhibition about the late Dot Tubridy, who was a family friend.
Thu, 14 Mar, 2019
For sports columnists in search of topics to write about, there’s always a swivelling quality — swivelling, I said — to the days running up to deadline.
Mon, 11 Mar, 2019
Following their victory over Clare in the league last Saturday week, people queried Cork’s reliance on Patrick Horgan for scores.
Wed, 27 Feb, 2019
Several counties are in line to benefit from plans to allow U20 footballers on senior panels to return to play in the U20 inter-county championship so long as the seniors have been knocked out of the All-Ireland SFC.
Thu, 21 Feb, 2019
No county has taken as much satisfaction from the All-Ireland club hurling scene as Galway.
Mon, 11 Feb, 2019
When we won the All-Ireland with Clare in 1995, the following year’s league kicked off that October. The celebrations obviously took their toll early in the campaign. We lost our first match to Kerry but the bank of fitness we’d built up stood to us as October segued into November. We went up to Birr and put on an exhibition against Offaly in our last match before the winter-break.
Mon, 21 Jan, 2019
Back to Fitzgerald Stadium Kerry go on Sunday week, 177 days since there they became the first inter-county team to exit the All-Ireland SFC on foot of a victory. Like Connie Murphy and Karl O’Dwyer being the only two Kerrymen to win All-Stars but never an All-Ireland (David Clifford will be spared for now), it’s a fact that will be fodder for generations of table quizzes to come.
Fri, 18 Jan, 2019
If I mention the race for the Áras, will you turn the page? You won’t? Many thanks.
Mon, 17 Sep, 2018
If there’s one bit of advice Gary Kirby would give John Kiely from Limerick’s last All-Ireland final appearance it would be to shelve any ideas about a fans’ night.
Tue, 31 Jul, 2018
Over the last while, I’ve been listening to Alan O’Mara’s excellent podcast ‘Real Talks’.
Mon, 09 Jul, 2018
Mirabilis or horribilis? Your opinion of the hurling year so far probably owes a good deal to what happens when you turn on that geolocator on your phone, the one feeding all your personal information to a bot factory in Kazakhstan.
Mon, 11 Jun, 2018
It’s said if you’re once bitten you’ll be twice shy, so Declan Bonner has reason to be tentative as Donegal head to nearby Celtic Park in Derry well-tipped to win Sunday’s Ulster SFC quarter-final.
Fri, 25 May, 2018
"I had a bad injury myself in that area, and my young lad had as well. It's life-changing."
Mon, 12 Mar, 2018
The 2018 GAA season has begun in earnest. One of the key talking points is whether Galway will retain their All-Ireland hurling title, writes
Thu, 01 Feb, 2018
Cork’s 2010 All-Ireland captain Graham Canty has warned people not to read too much into the team’s heartening defeat against would-be All-Ireland runners-up Mayo last summer.
Sat, 20 Jan, 2018
Donegal’s Michael Murphy is the latest big name player in Ulster to acknowledge that their tactics will have to change in order to challenge Dublin at Croke Park.
Fri, 19 Jan, 2018
A “rollercoaster” journey which has brought the town together “like I’ve never seen it before”.
Fri, 01 Dec, 2017
Tue, 31 Oct, 2017
Former Ireland Rugby player, Joy Neville, will become one of the first two women to referee a men’s international match later this month.
Wed, 11 Oct, 2017