Gavin hints at challenge to Mannion's red card

Dublin manager Jim Gavin has hinted Paul Mannion’s red card this evening will be challenged.

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Late point secures famous win over Mayo and sends Roscommon into Connacht final

A Fintan Cregg point in the third minute of second-half stoppages scored Roscommon a famous Connacht semi-final win over Mayo, the county’s first championship triumph at the venue since 1986.

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Dublin extend 25 game winning streak with solid win over Louth

Fourteen-man Dublin extended their winning run to 25 games in the Leinster senior football championship with this facile victory in O’Moore Park.

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Tyrone demolition leaves Antrim in the dust

Tyrone charged through to the Ulster SFC semi-finals with a demolition job at the Athletic Grounds.

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Meath cruise past Carlow and into quarter finals

Two goals in as many first-half minutes laid the platform for favourites Meath to cruise past Carlow in Portlaoise and through to the Leinster SFC quarter-finals.

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Hurling hands: No. 2 Anthony Daly - 'Sparrow broke my thumb the week I made Clare debut'

In the second of a Championship series, hurlers chat about their hands the injuries sustained in the service of club and county. This week, All-Ireland winning Clare captain Anthony Daly talks to Michael Moynihan.

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Diarmuid O'Connor returns as Mayo and Roscommon name teams for Connacht semi-final

Mayo manager James Horan has made three changes for their Connacht Senior Football Championship semi-final against Roscommon on Saturday.

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Understated performers backbone Cork's victory over Limerick

When you watch a match back for a second time, you become aware of a million more nuggets of information you might have missed while witnessing a contest in real-time.

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Waterford's Philip Mahony suffers broken tibia

Philip Mahony’s Munster championship is over after it was confirmed the Waterford defender broke his tibia in Sunday’s Round 2 defeat to Tipperary.

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Meyler: Pat Horgan owed an All-Ireland medal

John Meyler has challenged Cork’s players to win the All-Ireland title that will ensure their team-mate Pat Horgan goes down in the annals of hurling history.

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More makes our championships all the merrier for all

The year before Oliver Stone blinded us – and one linebacker in particular – with Any Given Sunday, Pat Comer hit us with A Year ’Til Sunday, one of the first and still finest GAA documentaries ever made.

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Ballinora make up for slim loss last year

Camogie President Kathleen Woods was impressed with the standard in this thrilling Sciath na Scol C3 final in Páirc Uí Rinn yesterday. Two committed teams, with the work-rate of Scoil Bhailenóra proving the decisive factor.

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Carlow trio fail to get suspensions overturned before Championship opener

Carlow manager Turlough O'Brien has had his 20-week suspension upheld by the Central Appeals Committee.

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Michael Ryan hails Tipperary's 'total hurling' but urges caution from fans

Ex-Tipperary manager Michael Ryan has hailed the "total hurling" of his former charges as the best the county has produced in a while.

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Replacing Martin as Offaly manager 'another short-term, reactionary move', says Duignan

A disastrous start to their Joe McDonagh Cup campaign has left Offaly in a battle to avoid relegation to hurling's third tier.

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Wexford school comes from 26 points behind to win Leinster semi-final

And in a match without a wind to favour either side!

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Crowd trouble ‘an exception’, insist Munster GAA chiefs

A crowd incident — which was filmed and widely circulated on social media — at last Sunday’s Munster SHC clash between Tipperary and Waterford led to two arrests, but the Munster Council has stressed that such incidents are an exception.

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The challenge of hitting your stride from a standing start

Limerick’s defeat to Cork on Sunday once more highlighted the struggles that teams face when coming in cold to the cauldron of Championship hurling.

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Hurling needs heavier sliotar

For the second Sunday in a row, Ballygiblin’s Darragh Flynn performed heroics for the Cork minors.

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Munster Championship attendances on the rise

Attendances for the opening two rounds of the Munster senior hurling championship are up over 15% on last year’s corresponding four fixtures.

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Diarmuid O’Sullivan: 'Nobody was ever killed from handbags'

Former Cork player and selector Diarmuid O’Sullivan says he wouldn’t last 10 minutes in today’s game with the prevailing approach of referees.

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GAA podcast: Dalo was wrong. Emotional Cork. Limerick's Plan B? Tipp back it up. Ref justice

Anthony Daly, Ger Cunningham and TJ Ryan review the weekend's hurling.

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Second Tyrone forward leaves panel over game time

Tyrone forward Lee Brennan has left the county's senior football panel.

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A pitch-invading dog, a pop superstar, and 'box man': The weekend in GAA tweets

Here's our Twitter round-up of the weekend's GAA action...

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Taking that extra second before blowing is key

There are occasions when referees make life difficult for themselves and yesterday’s first half in the Gaelic Grounds was a prime example of that.

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Cork atone and shut up the doubters (me among them)

I’m sure there are some people out there giving me a share of the credit for Cork’s win yesterday. I’ve no doubt that my comments in my column here on Saturday got Cork riled up big time.

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The next sports column promises to be better

“The column is where the stars of the 20th-century sports page usually conducted their business, and even with longform now in flower, there are still those scribes who feel the column’s magnetic pull.

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Is there no Cork native to coach the basics of backplay?

Summer hurling’s opening weekend threw up killer lines.

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The ‘Green Monster’s’ appetite has yet to be sated

Pet Peeve Corner: the GAA and statistics.

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Éamonn Kennedy: 'Hurling is the same game all over the country'

“There are hurlers everywhere,” Éamonn Kennedy stresses.

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Tipp thrived on emotion. Can they back it up?

Ger Cunningham looks at five-weekend watch-outs.

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Rory O’Connor and Wexford keen to make up for lost time

Left idle as the hurling championship kicked into gear last week, it’s not hard to imagine a Wexford side under the care of Davy Fitzgerald straining at the leash to get at Dublin in Parnell Park tomorrow.

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Matching Tipp’s intensity key for Fanning’s Waterford

Waterford boss Paraic Fanning says matching Tipperary’s intensity is the first item on his side’s agenda in tomorrow’s Munster SHC clash in Semple Stadium.

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Graham hopes to sprinkle Mullinalaghta magic on Cavan

Mickey Graham spent the informative months of his inter-county managerial career flitting between the home and away changing-rooms in Kingspan Breffni Park.

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Blue Panther Anton O’Toole did it all with humility

The GAA world yesterday began to pay its respects to Dublin football great Anton O’Toole, 68, following his death after a 15-month battle with cancer.

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Restarts - not reflexes - the key skillset for goalkeepers

DIARMUID O’Sullivan was amongst the first to highlight the significance of Seán O’Donnell in Limerick’s backroom team last year.

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Kyle Hayes: Great expectations won’t hinder Limerick

Nine months on and the thrill of the win has yet to wear off.

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The man who prepared the Limerick rocket for moon landing

THE KIERAN SHANNON INTERVIEW: 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

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Pete McGrath: The man who led the team that didn’t know how to win an All-Ireland to two All-Irelands

THE DECLAN BOGUE INTERVIEW: Twenty-five years ago, Pete McGrath led Down to their fifth and his second All-Ireland title. A year of rifts and bridge building; of violence and sorrow, of one magnificent match, and of vindication.

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Are these Cork players really playing for the management?

My first championship match as Clare manager in 2004 was my ultimate nightmare. We went into the match as hot favourites but Waterford annihilated us.

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Cork must get ball away from the swarm against Limerick

Donal O’Grady assesses how Cork can counter the All-Ireland champions’ gameplan

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Team news: John Meyler makes four changes as Cork bid to topple Limerick

John Meyler has reacted to Cork’s defeat to Tipperary by making four changes for tomorrow’s Munster SHC Round 2 in the LIT Gaelic Grounds.

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Limerick's Kiely won’t be leaning on home comforts

That home comforts didn’t translate into points in either of last weekend’s Munster SHC games came as little surprise to Limerick manager John Kiely.

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English: Limerick’s energy reserves may prove their Achilles heel

Tipperary legend Nicky English says it’s possible Limerick could ‘fly through’ the entire championship but he will reserve judgement until he sees if they’ve got the energy for a successful All-Ireland defence.

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Munster glory next on Limerick's wishlist

Dan Morrissey was among the thousands of Limerick supporters who took station on the Gaelic Grounds terrace the afternoon of the 2013 Munster hurling final.

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Waterford’s ‘madness’ can thrive within a plan

Business as usual in Kilkenny, Tipp are kidding no-one, but it’s a revision of the best-laid week-one plans for Messrs Meyler, Fanning, and Kenny, says Derek McGrath.

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Remembering PD Mehigan: The GAA’s first commentator

This weekend, some 60 members of the Mehigan family are gathering in the Cork parish of Ardfield.

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Hurling hands: No. 1 Ken McGrath - 'My left index finger won’t bend all the way down'

In the first of a Championship series, hurlers chat about their hands and the injuries sustained in the service of club and county. First up is Waterford legend, Ken McGrath.

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Conor Counihan appointed as project co-ordinator for Gaelic football in Cork

Cork’s 2010 All-Ireland SFC winning manager Conor Counihan has been appointed as project co-ordinator for Gaelic football.

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Dublin, Meath, Westmeath and Wicklow join Kilkenny to secure place in knockout stage

Dublin, Meath, Westmeath and Wicklow all secured their place in the knockout stages of the Leinster minor football championship last night, joining Kildare who wrapped up a semi-final spot with their win over Kilkenny on Tuesday evening in Nowlan Park.

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The Midweek Game would give lesser lights chance to shine

When RTÉ began a GAA highlights programme 40 years ago, the title for it was as obvious as its choice of theme tune was inspired

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Learn valuable lessons when out of your comfort zone

There’s a strange feeling that comes over you when you stand on the first tee of a golf course, especially when you’re only a beginner in the game and playing with people you don’t really know.

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One foul swoop and access all areas in peril

On the de facto opening Championship weekend, Greg Kennedy provided a whopper.

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Five observations on the opening weekend of Championship

Michael Moynihan picks out five notable observations as Tipperary, Clare, Kilkenny, and Galway started their All-Ireland Hurling Championship campaigns with wins.

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Cork chiefs pleased Páirc Uí Chaoimh pitch not the story

While events on the Páirc Uí Chaoimh pitch weren’t all that enjoyable for the Cork senior hurling team on Sunday, the quality of the sod itself wasn’t a talking point, much to the relief of county GAA chiefs.

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Dublin to open five-in-a-row bid in Portlaoise

Portlaoise and Tullamore will play host to this year's Leinster Football Championship quarter-finals in a pair of double-headers.

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Dalo's Hurling Podcast: Bubbles baffles Cork, Clare conquer Walsh Park, Dubs rattle cage

Anthony Daly, Ger Cunningham and Michael Moynihan review the hurling weekend.

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'Two tiers is not enough': Joe Brolly says 'cruel' Championship needs to follow ladies football's lead

Joe Brolly has called for a restructuring of the All-Ireland Football Championship involving "at least three tiers".

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‘Tipp football isn’t in a good place, let’s be honest’

Selector Shane Stapleton was the first to raise concerns about the overall state of Tipperary football after their seven-point defeat to Limerick.

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