Organisation: Leinster Council
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Mon, 02 Mar, 2020
Hurling folk can be a contrary lot sometimes. Just take the reaction to one aspect of last weekend’s refereeing. We knew that throwing the ball had become an epidemic in recent years, right?
Sat, 29 Feb, 2020
The Leinster Council is open to accommodating Kerry in the Leinster SHC, should the Kingdom win the Joe McDonagh Cup.
Tue, 25 Feb, 2020
It came as a great relief to us that the sky didn’t fall in on Sunday. If anything, the majesty of the troposphere over Croke Park that evening seemed to signal approval of the move of the All-Ireland Senior Club Championship finals from March 17 to January.
Tue, 21 Jan, 2020
Galway GAA treasurer Mike Burke has said the county is “not getting a fair share” of gate receipts from Leinster Council.
Wed, 18 Dec, 2019
Four-time All-Ireland hurling final referee Brian Gavin has urged the GAA to embrace a trial of a new yellow sliotar in order to assist umpires in spotting the ball.
Thu, 12 Dec, 2019
Galway’s club gate receipts have dramatically risen by over €270,000 in the last two years.
Wed, 11 Dec, 2019
New Offaly chairman Michael Duignan said he wants to unite Offaly GAA again after his election to the role at last night’s county convention in O’Connor Park.
Tue, 10 Dec, 2019
The new rules had their first official airing this past weekend in the five O’Byrne Cup games, and it was encouraging that the Leinster Council brought in the five referees last week to brief them in advance.
Mon, 09 Dec, 2019
Michael Duignan has said he will continue working for RTÉ if elected chairman of Offaly County Board.
Mon, 02 Dec, 2019
Dublin’s bid for a record 10 Leinster football titles on the trot will begin in Tullamore next May.
Fri, 29 Nov, 2019
Two-time All-Ireland winner Michael Duignan will go head to head with incumbent Tommy Byrne for the position of Offaly GAA chairman at next month’s county convention.
Thu, 14 Nov, 2019
Portlaoise penalty hero Craig Rogers has maintained that finishing games on the day with novel shoot-outs to avoid replays is a sensible move.
Tue, 12 Nov, 2019
Ballinkillen will go before the Leinster Council hearings committee to contest their expulsion from the Carlow SHC.
Tue, 01 Oct, 2019
Leinster chairman Jim Bolger has admitted a radical move to a new-look eight-team Leinster hurling championship, comprising two groups of four, is unlikely.
Tue, 10 Sep, 2019
The Leinster Council is confident the attendance at Sunday’s provincial hurling final will surpass the crowd of 47,000 which endured last Sunday’s one-sided Leinster football decider.
Wed, 26 Jun, 2019
You might have noticed how most Kerry players, former and current, tend to shy away from damning the perceived advantages enjoyed by Dublin.
Tue, 25 Jun, 2019
The GAA are bracing themselves for the worst attendances at provincial football finals in well over a decade.
Thu, 20 Jun, 2019
Leinster Council chairman Jim Bolger has rejected the idea that Dublin fans are getting bored of watching their team win, despite an alarming drop in attendances at their games.
Fri, 07 Jun, 2019
If the Leinster SHC has prompted you to experience déjà vu, you’re not alone. For the second season in a row, Galway commence their campaign against the team expected to be the cannon fodder while Dublin and Kilkenny duel for starters.
Thu, 09 May, 2019
Last Friday’s Leinster Championships launch attempted to offer something for everybody.
Wed, 08 May, 2019
Walsh Park could host Waterford’s two home fixtures in the 2019 Munster senior hurling championship.
Sat, 01 Dec, 2018
Last week, the Irish Independent reported four counties — Armagh and Laois footballers and Waterford and Wexford’s hurlers — are to lose home advantage for their opening 2019 Allianz League home game after breaching the pre-Championship training camp rule, writes
Tue, 13 Nov, 2018
Last week, the Irish Independent reported four counties — Armagh and Laois footballers and Waterford and Wexford’s hurlers — are to lose home advantage for their opening 2019 Allianz League home game after breaching the pre-Championship training camp rule, writes John Fogarty.
Tue, 13 Nov, 2018
The concept of a calendar year season has been queried by the chairman of the GAA’s fixtures review committee Micheál Martin.
Wed, 07 Nov, 2018
The Leinster Council has not ruled out the prospect of tweaking throw-in times to avoid a clash with the Champions League final later this month.
Fri, 04 May, 2018
Traffic aside, it’s a straightforward spin from Portlaoise to Croke Park.
Sat, 31 Mar, 2018
After a decade of suffering, Galway football supporters are beginning to believe again.
Fri, 30 Mar, 2018
Cork will oppose the Club Players’ Association motion on the recording of votes at this weekend’s annual Congress.
Wed, 21 Feb, 2018
Wexford’s hurlers and Kildare’s footballers may have failed to land provincial titles last summer but the presence of both counties in the respective 2017 deciders proved to be a winning combination for the Leinster Council.
Tue, 23 Jan, 2018
Remarkable. It’s the only word worth using to describe yesterday’s Leinster Club final. A remarkable way to win a game and equally a remarkable way to lose it. And quite a remarkable end to the GAA season, writes
Mon, 18 Dec, 2017
Rathnew manager Harry Murphy has called on the Leinster Council to give Wicklow the opportunity to pull off their own Aughrim ambush next summer.
Tue, 14 Nov, 2017
The tragic passing of Tony Keady last week, and the outpouring of sympathy it provoked, illustrated yet again the ties that bind the GAA fold.
Sat, 19 Aug, 2017
examines five lessons to take from the weekend’s action on Leeside...
Mon, 24 Jul, 2017
You can try all the favourites talk you want, Dan Shanahan isn’t buying. The big man from Lismore has been down the road too many times to give in that easily.
Sun, 23 Jul, 2017
Amid the tumult at a certain Slaneyside venue around 8.30pm this evening three weeks ago, on the night they freed old Wexford, a triptych of sounds could be detected, two of them admittedly on a frequency available only to dogs and bats.
Sat, 01 Jul, 2017
The Leinster Council are expecting a crowd in excess of 50,000 for this weekend’s provincial hurling decider between Galway and Wexford.
Tue, 27 Jun, 2017
Sat, 10 Jun, 2017
Fri, 02 Jun, 2017
It’s Carlow - the town, the county and its people - who will suffer because of the Leinster Council’s scattergun approach, writes
Fri, 26 May, 2017
Wed, 17 May, 2017
It’s increasingly likely that Wexford will miss out on home advantage against All-Ireland champions Dublin in next month’s Leinster SFC quarter-final should they beat Carlow later this month.
Tue, 02 May, 2017