Call for ‘massive mindset change’ in attitude to refs

Tipperary secretary Tim Floyd believes a “massive mindset change” is required in the GAA’s attitude towards its match officials.

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Donncha O’Connor: ‘You could stick your chest out about him’

Ballydesmond is not convenient.

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Frank Murphy insists status of county championships must be maintained

Outgoing Cork County Board secretary Frank Murphy has expressed concerns regarding the running of county championships in the current landscape of expanded inter-county ...

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Doireann O’Sullivan: ‘The main feeling is relief’

Not everyone can catalogue their emotions in the minutes after an All-Ireland final.

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‘Everybody is trying to count the hand-passes in their head’

Gaelic Football’s new rules got their first official outing in the weekend’s O’Byrne Cup in Leinster. And reaction to the proposed changes was ...

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The day Longford’s David slew Goliath

Victorious manager Mickey Graham said that Mullinalaghta claimed an ‘astonishing’ AIB Leinster club SFC title win that can inspire clubs all around the ...

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Glanmire ensure All-Ireland Junior title remains in Cork

Kate Hannon scored 0-11 and scooped the Player of the Match award as Cork’s Glanmire won their first ever All-Ireland junior club title with victory over Tourlestrane ...

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Bride Rovers claim U21 county title with late burst

Bride Rovers were crowned Cork U21AHC champions at Páirc Uí Rinn today, adding to the Cork Premier 2 minor hurling championship and league titles already ...

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Mullinalaghta claim fairytale Leinster title by beating Kilmacud Crokes

It's the first time a Longford club has competed in and won the provincial title.

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Siobhan Killeen haul propels Clontarf towards Club Championship ladies title

Republic of Ireland women’s international Siobhan Killeen grabbed an astonishing haul of 5-4 at Parnell Park to propel Clontarf towards an historic All-Ireland ...

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Mourneabbey finally claim All-Ireland glory

No more laments for Mourneabbey.

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The Kieran Shannon Interview: All-Star Sinead is setting the Goldrick standard

She’s the ladies equivalent of Seamus Moynihan — the go-to defender when there’s a fire to put out, whether it’s with All-Ireland champions ...

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Big day regrets still haunting Mourneabbey footballers

It’s not the loss of three All-Ireland finals in four years that gnaws away at the footballers of Mourneabbey, but rather the sinking feeling in the pit of ...

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Kerry county board secretary fearful contempt for match officials is ‘endemic’ in GAA

Contempt for match officials has become “endemic” at all levels within the GAA, Kerry county board secretary Peter Twiss has claimed.

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Glen Rovers call for divisional teams block in Cork

Imokilly divisional board secretary Michael O’Brien feels a Glen Rovers motion for next week’s Cork convention is a knee-jerk reaction to the East Cork ...

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Limerick's John Kiely: ‘As good as 2018 was, I just have a sense 2019 could be even more special’

Before the All-Ireland final John Kiely spoke of the abusive correspondence he — and other intercounty managers — had received.

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Glen Rovers' motions for convention could have a major impact on divisions and colleges

GLEN ROVERS have proposed two motions for Cork County Board’s annual convention which could see the involvement of divisional and college sides drastically ...

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Throwing barbs and ties: John Costello’s sermon from the mount

The headlines are no surprise, even if the targets are becoming predictable.

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John Kiely named Munster manager of the year

John Kiely, for the leading role he played in delivering Limerick a first All-Ireland hurling title in 45 years, is the 2018 Munster GAA Manager of the Year.

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Dublin star Jonny Cooper says football rules overhaul unnecessary

Five-time All-Ireland winner Jonny Cooper has revealed he thinks Gaelic football is fine as it is and doesn’t require any playing rules overhaul.

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Down boss Paddy Tally keen to impress players not pundits

New Down manager Paddy Tally says working with the Galway footballers this year gave him a new appreciation of the game and gave him the ambition to become an inter-county ...

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Glanmire’s long and winding road to an All-Ireland decider

Dave Carey may be the Glanmire manager but he insists it is a Cork football legend that deserves all the credit for their historic run to Sunday’s All-Ireland ...

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Kerry mourns hero Jerome O’Shea

Kerry GAA is today mourning the loss of three-time All-Ireland winner Jerome O’Shea, who passed away at the age of 87 yesterday.

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Three time Kerry All-Ireland winner Jerome O'Shea dies aged 87

Kerry All-Ireland winner Jerome O'Shea has died aged 87.

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Dublin chief Costello issues warning on football's trial rules

Dublin GAA chief executive John Costello admits he is as apprehensive as he is curious about football's new experimental rules, fearing they may only strengthen ...

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Cork legend looking to lead Glanmire to All-Ireland glory

Glanmire captain Amy Turpin has praised the influence of Cork ladies football legend Ger O'Flynn as they prepare for the All-Ireland.

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Blow for Westmeath as they must plan for 2019 without star John Heslin

New Westmeath manager Jack Cooney has been dealt a blow as star forward John Heslin is set to take a step away from the panel to complete his studies.

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GAA quartet to be invited to AFL, Stefan Okunbor settling in

The AFL has revealed that four GAA players will be brought to Australia to trial for contracts, after the success of another European combine in Dublin last weekend. ...

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Harnedy named Munster player of the year

Cork captain and All-Star half-forward Séamus Harnedy is the 2018 Munster senior hurler of the year.

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Fitzgibbon a doubt for Cork’s league campaign

Cork hurling manager John Meyler has suggested All-Star midfielder Darragh Fitzgibbon could sit out the 2019 Allianz League, should Charleville reach the All-Ireland ...

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Cooper, Maguire, O’Sullivan, and Dilworth take top Leeside awards

County star Bill Cooper, of Youghal and Imokilly, was named Reardens Cork Club Senior Hurler of the Year at a ceremony in Reardens, Cork City last night, with Ian ...

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Ronayne just couldn’t quit Mourneabbey’s final quest

Shane Ronayne practically had his mind made up to walk away before last year’s All-Ireland ladies club football final against Carnacon.

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Underage hurling came too easy for Limerick's Lynch

Underage glory came too easy for Limerick starlet Lynch

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Harte reveals ‘grave reservations’ at rules changes

Mickey Harte says he has “grave reservations” about the proposed rule changes and thinks they should only be trialled in the subsidiary competitions.

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Butler hits out at Mayo board critics

Mayo GAA secretary Dermot Butler says some of the criticism received by county board chiefs on social media in the wake of Stephen Rochford’s resignation as ...

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Fanning: ‘Déise keen to play all games at home’

Waterford hurling manager Páraic Fanning says he and his players are focused on playing next year’s Munster championship games at home.

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Fitzgibbon Cup champions UL drawn in 'group of death'

The impressive 2018 winners will face the top-three teams in the all-time roll of honour.

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Former Tipperary dual player fears mental toll of injuries on youngsters

Having watched his son spend eight months on the sideline because of a hip impingement, former Tipperary dual player Liam Stokes is concerned for the mental wellbeing ...

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‘Only for the football field, most of our team would’ve emigrated’

Something in the region of 17,000km separated James McGivney from his home place of Mullinalaghta when he pitched up in Australia four years ago. Truth is, his mind ...

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Limerick hero Seamus Hickey steps away with grace

Seamus Hickey, who yesterday retired after a 13-year inter-county career, is expected to be the sole departure from Limerick’s All-Ireland-winning panel.

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Joe McKenna and Johnny Hennessey set for Munster Hall of Fame

Limerick’s Joe McKenna and Johnny Hennessey of Waterford will be inducted into the Munster GAA Hall of Fame this weekend.

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Tyrone chief backs tiered championship

Strong support for the creation of a two-tier All-Ireland football championship has emerged from Tyrone.

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Maturing Clifford keeping his feet firmly on the ground

He’s wary. A 19-year-old like David Clifford has to be but he’s not shy in providing a few details. No, he doesn’t require a shoulder operation ...

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New All-Ireland Club Champions to be crowned in three grades

Players and mentors from the six participating teams in next weekend’s All-Ireland Ladies Club Football Finals gathered at Croke Park for Captains Day today ...

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Limerick All-Ireland winner Seamus Hickey retires from inter-county hurling

Limerick hurler Seamus Hickey has announced his retirement from inter-county hurling at the age of 31.

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Waterford retain ambition of hosting games in 2019

Waterford County Board is likely to delay the redevelopment of Walsh Park in a bid to entice Munster Council to award the venue both of the county’s 2019 Munster ...

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Colin Fennelly ‘When Henry Shefflin talks to you it’s enough inspiration in itself’

Ballyhale Shamrocks weren’t supposed to make it out of Kilkenny, never mind Leinster, this year.

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Study to examine life after AFL for GAA players

The GAA are to undertake a study into why so many Irish players struggle to return to top-flight Gaelic football after a spell in the AFL.

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Mental strength the key for Kildare in 2019, says Peter Kelly

Experienced defender Peter Kelly has insisted Kildare can be a major force in 2019, even without Daniel Flynn, though he conceded they need to work on their mental ...

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Gweedore's Kevin Cassidy: If I’d carried on with Donegal, I’d be in stands now

Kevin Cassidy thinks he has God and Jim McGuinness to thank for the sweetest moment of his career.

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