A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Kerry's Tadhg Morley has lauded Jim Gavin as "a fantastic manager" - but warned that the Dublin players doing the business on the pitch will still be around in 2020.
Sun, 01 Dec, 2019
Everywhere you turned after yesterday’s Munster final, Borris-Ileigh players were articulating their admiration for manager Johnny Kelly.
Mon, 25 Nov, 2019
The GAA’s stadium and commercial director Peter McKenna says the stewarding arrangements in Croke Park tomorrow will take into consideration the possibility of a Dublin five-in-a-row pitch invasion — but he doesn’t expect one to occur.
Fri, 13 Sep, 2019
Paddy Andrews cringes. He winces a couple of times during a searingly honest interview. On Sunday, he may claim a sixth All-Ireland SFC medal, but the 31-year-old knows it could have been a seventh.
Mon, 26 Aug, 2019
Complacency or commitment not to blame for Tipp’s failure to retain All-Ireland crowns, says McGrath
Sat, 24 Aug, 2019
Not for the first and hopefully not for the last time, Seamus ‘Cheddar’ Plunkett once again flew in the face of the mainstream.
Wed, 21 Aug, 2019
Brian Cody and Winston Churchill might not seem to have that much in common, apart from a shared disdain for appeasement.
Thu, 15 Aug, 2019
Tyrone goalkeeper Niall Morgan has called for a rule change after the treatment he received while making his way up the pitch to take a 45 in their All-Ireland semi-final loss to Kerry on Sunday.
Tue, 13 Aug, 2019
Aidan Murphy and Cathal Toal contest what looks an evenly balanced All-Ireland senior bowling final at Tullysaran in Armagh on Sunday.
Fri, 02 Aug, 2019
Cork great Brian Corcoran has identified an apparent lack of belief in the county’s flagship senior team and suggested it stems from a
Tue, 16 Jul, 2019
‘Come Out Ye Black and Tans’ is having quite a moment, isn’t it?
Wed, 10 Jul, 2019
It was a tough time for everyone involved in Wexford camogie in the spring, as the Seniors began the National League without a manager and unable to field a team.
Sat, 22 Jun, 2019
There were four big football games on Saturday evening, three blowout wins for Meath, Dublin and Tyrone, and one thoroughly enthralling contest in Castlebar.
Tue, 28 May, 2019
An hour after Declan Hannon lifted the Liam MacCarthy Cup last August, Éamonn Cregan phoned another Adare man whose leadership wasn’t so visible. ‘Congratulations. That’s what you started.’ Shane Fitzgibbon may have been a frustrated if well-heralded player, but that would inform him in becoming a brilliant, if unsung coach
Sat, 18 May, 2019
The presence of players in the squad who grew up playing both GAA and rugby is a reminder of the changes in Irish society over recent decades, writes .
Fri, 12 Oct, 2018
Dublin legend Keith Barr says his gut feeling is that Diarmuid Connolly won’t return to inter-county duty in 2019.
Fri, 31 Aug, 2018
On the evening of the Clare-Wexford game two weeks ago, I left Cork and headed straight to Whitegate, the last outpost in east Clare, right on the Galway border.
Sat, 28 Jul, 2018
John Meyler spoke withahead of the All-Ireland semi-final clash with Limerick.
Tue, 24 Jul, 2018
It is three years since broadcaster John Creedon took to the byways in a camper van to explore the Wild Atlantic Way.
Sat, 14 Jul, 2018
Cork manager John Meyler wasn’t surprised Clare won through to the Munster final with a home win over Limerick.
Thu, 28 Jun, 2018
Here’s five talking points from this weekend’s Senior Football Championship.
Mon, 25 Jun, 2018
Cork captain Ciara O’Sullivan will lead the Rebels against Kerry as they bid to reclaim the Munster title at Cork IT. The Mourneabbey forward is gunning for her eighth Munster medal to match her tally of eight All-Irelands.
Sat, 23 Jun, 2018
It’s not today or yesterday but Coman Goggins remembers a time when Dublin players celebrated Leinster semi-final wins by breaking out the boogie bus.
Wed, 06 Jun, 2018
Saturday will be Nemo Rangers’ 12th All-Ireland club final appearance. Their record to date: Won seven, lost four.
Tue, 13 Mar, 2018
They shared the unenviable tag of bridesmaids last year although Derek McGrath sees plenty to admire in Mayo from a Waterford perspective.
Wed, 07 Mar, 2018
Offaly football manager Stephen Wallace has hit out at the negativity of recently retired inter-county players, accusing them of “throwing stones” at former teammates.
Tue, 20 Feb, 2018
At yesterday’s Allianz Football League launch, Kerry selector Mikey Sheehy sat down to discuss the county’s dismal All-Ireland semi-final replay defeat to Mayo last year and his hopes for the
Wed, 17 Jan, 2018
Former Waterford attacker Seamus Prendergast reckons Derek McGrath’s counter-attacking approach has about 60% support in the county and that critics will pounce if they struggle in the Allianz League.
Fri, 01 Dec, 2017
Mon, 30 Oct, 2017
’The cock will be there Sunday,” confirms Borris-Ileigh chairman Mark Stapleton. “It’s a tradition and the older generation want to keep it.”
Sat, 07 Oct, 2017
Such supremacy is as a measure of the GAA’s negligence as it is of Dublin’s exemplary management, from John Costello to Jim Gavin, writes
Wed, 20 Sep, 2017
As the familiar scene played out – Stephen Cluxton and the Dubs going up the steps of the Hogan Stand while below on the field Mayo men gazed disbelievingly once again into the distance – neutrals above in the press box struggled to catch their breath and process just what they had witnessed.
Mon, 18 Sep, 2017
Fri, 01 Sep, 2017
Tue, 11 Jul, 2017
Wed, 14 Jun, 2017
Tipperary native Michael Hunt, 74, a schoolteacher in Rathmines, is the ‘Mr Chips’ of Irish schools’ athletics. President of the ISAA for the past 21 years, he is stepping down in December so today’s Irish Life Health All-Ireland Schools’ Track & Field Championships will be his last at the helm.
Sat, 03 Jun, 2017
Donegal's 2012 All-Ireland winner Eamon McGee has opened up on his former struggles with anxiety, panic attacks and alcohol,
Mon, 01 May, 2017
The last man to lead Offaly to an All-Ireland SHC title says Leinster have made significant financial gain off Galway’s backs and should allow their underage teams into their championships.
Thu, 23 Feb, 2017
Everything now is measured and governed by numbers and statistics, writes.
Sat, 18 Feb, 2017
Sat, 18 Feb, 2017
Sun, 22 Jan, 2017
Cork chairman Ger Lane shares the Club Players Association’s concerns the balance of power has tilted too much towards the inter-county scene. However, he has described their support for All-Ireland finals to be played on the August Bank Holiday as “a bit ambitious”.
Wed, 11 Jan, 2017
A first tick on the new calendar. The Cork hurlers start 2017 this evening with the Canon O’Brien Cup against UCC (Mardyke, 7pm), but at this time of year, what are the likes of new selector John Meyler looking for?
Fri, 06 Jan, 2017