GAA quiz: Can you name last player to touch the ball in these All-Ireland senior hurling finals?

GAA quiz: Can you name last player to touch the ball in these All-Ireland senior hurling finals?

They were the moments that unlocked great celebration: full-time on All-Ireland final day. But who had the ball when the final whistle was blown?

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The CEO Series: Tom Ryan - ‘It’s a crisis that is so much deeper for the GAA than the financial’

The CEO Series: Tom Ryan - ‘It’s a crisis that is so much deeper for the GAA than the financial’

Exactly two years into his role as GAA director general, Tom Ryan was faced with the monumentaltask of guiding the organisation through the coronavirus crisis.Speaking ...

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Bishopstown selector Kevin Driscoll on living with cystic fibrosis: ‘There was a period where I didn’t really like going to matches’

Bishopstown selector Kevin Driscoll on living with cystic fibrosis: ‘There was a period where I didn’t really like going to matches’

"I began to lose control of the car. I managed to half park in out of the way. I was coughing up blood. I tried to get out of my car and ring Maria, my wife. I got ...

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GAA will open walking tracks but pitches to stay shut

GAA will open walking tracks but pitches to stay shut

As expected, the GAA will be in a position to open walking tracks at clubs on Monday week should the Government confirm the country can advance to phase two of its ...

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Ian Maguire: Cork's league campaign not for nothing, even if declared null and void

Ian Maguire: Cork's league campaign not for nothing, even if declared null and void

Promotion was more or less wrapped up. Tier 2 was no longer on their radar. And then, a global pandemic happened.

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Seamus Darby: ‘Tommy and I would talk about everything except the goal’

Seamus Darby: ‘Tommy and I would talk about everything except the goal’

In an extract from his autobiography ‘ About That Goal ’, Offaly great Seamus Darby reveals his friendship with the man whose life he changed forever, ...

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Aidan O’Shea fears club GAA may have to wait longer to return

Aidan O’Shea fears club GAA may have to wait longer to return

Mayo footballer Aidan O’Shea would love to see the club game be the first to return when coronavirus restrictions are lifted but he believes that intercounty ...

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At times playing for Wexford was ‘demoralising’, admits Darren Stamp

At times playing for Wexford was ‘demoralising’, admits Darren Stamp

Former captain Darren Stamp has admitted it was “demoralising” at times to play for Wexford and is envious of the current set-up.

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Going pro would ‘destroy’ GAA, claims Jack McCaffrey

Going pro would ‘destroy’ GAA, claims Jack McCaffrey

Dublin star Jack McCaffrey believes that moving to professionalism in the GAA would “destroy Gaelic entirely” and have an “awful effect” ...

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Hurling Hands: Shane Dowling - 'The first day I picked up a hurley I threw it back at my dad'

Hurling Hands: Shane Dowling - 'The first day I picked up a hurley I threw it back at my dad'

My hands are in good shape - some people might think it’s because you’d need to be going into tackles to injure them in the first place, to damage them ...

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'Kerry County Council would not have coped with coronavirus crisis without GAA aid'

'Kerry County Council would not have coped with coronavirus crisis without GAA aid'

GAA president John Horan has been told the Kerry County Council would not have been able to cope during the height of the coronavirus crisis without the assistance ...

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Alan Kerins: Galway teams of my era were too accepting of mediocrity

Alan Kerins: Galway teams of my era were too accepting of mediocrity

Former Galway dual star Alan Kerins reckons the hurling teams he played on, coming up short in two All-Ireland finals, may have been too nice and too quick to accept ...

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Peter Fitzpatrick: ‘No reason’ GAA pitches can’t reopen

Peter Fitzpatrick: ‘No reason’ GAA pitches can’t reopen

Louth County Board chairman and Independent TD Peter Fitzpatrick has said there is “no reason” why GAA pitches cannot immediately reopen.

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John Meyler was an emotional wreck after Doug Howlett giftThis story is enriched with multi-media content

John Meyler was an emotional wreck after Doug Howlett gift

Former Cork boss John Meyler was given a treasured parting gift when Munster rugby icon Doug Howlett left the Cork setup to return home to New Zealand.

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Small number of Cork clubs opt to pull the plug on 2020 Cúl Camps

Small number of Cork clubs opt to pull the plug on 2020 Cúl Camps

A small number of Cork clubs are among the first in the country to cancel their 2020 Cúl Camp.

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GAA working on roadmap to safely reopen pitches, director general says

GAA working on roadmap to safely reopen pitches, director general says

GAA director general Tom Ryan said today the association's Covid-19 advisory group is mapping out a "safe" and "controlled" reopening of GAA pitches.

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Boot Room: 'There might have been a bit of aggro with us not wearing Puma'

Boot Room: 'There might have been a bit of aggro with us not wearing Puma'

Tommy Dowd (Meath), Adidas Copa Mondial. 1996 All-Ireland SFC final replay goal v Mayo.

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GAA emoji quiz: Can you name these ten Galway footballers?

GAA emoji quiz: Can you name these ten Galway footballers?

Leave your guesses in the comments on Facebook and Twitter.

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‘GAA must reopen pitches to protect wellbeing of young people’

‘GAA must reopen pitches to protect wellbeing of young people’

John O’Mahony has called on the GAA to reopen its pitches as soon as possible for the mental wellbeing of its younger players.

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Elderly ‘won’t be confident enough to attend games’

Elderly ‘won’t be confident enough to attend games’

Former Munster chairman Seán Fogarty, 76, doesn’t believe people of his age will be confident enough to attend GAA games for the foreseeable future.

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Kevin Moran never believed Kerry's golden years could be eclipsed

Kevin Moran never believed Kerry's golden years could be eclipsed

Dublin great Kevin Moran has revealed his surprise that the current Sky Blues group have managed to eclipse the successful Kerry team of his era, admitting he thought ...

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Underage players can't be overlooked when play returns

Underage players can't be overlooked when play returns

Rebel Óg secretary Shane Supple hopes juvenile players will not be forgotten about if there is a return to games activity later this year, but warned that ...

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Not so Dalo: Austin Stacks reject claims of football-only blinkers

Not so Dalo: Austin Stacks reject claims of football-only blinkers

The Austin Stacks GAA club in Kerry has taken issue with a suggestion in this newspaper by our columnist and All-Ireland winning captain Anthony Daly that hurling ...

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Neamh Woods: 'Sport has given me the opportunity to travel the world'

Neamh Woods: 'Sport has given me the opportunity to travel the world'

Q&A with Neamh Woods, Tyrone senior football captain.

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Spurned three times, Colm O’Rourke fears he’ll never get to manage Meath

Spurned three times, Colm O’Rourke fears he’ll never get to manage Meath

Colm O'Rourke has revealed that he tried to become Meath manager on three occasions but was knocked back each time and now believes his chance has gone for good.

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GAA clubs adapt to new normal to maintain weekly lotto draws

GAA clubs adapt to new normal to maintain weekly lotto draws

The club lotto is back - but certainly not as we know it.

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Inter-county and club teams training in pods

Inter-county and club teams training in pods

Croke Park have insisted their pitches will remain closed until July 20 but players can train on sports fields not owned by the GAA, such as public parks, secondary ...

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Former GAA physio leading the rehab of coronavirus patients around the world

Former GAA physio leading the rehab of coronavirus patients around the world

The physiotherapist involved in some of Kerry’s most memorable All-Ireland SFC successes is playing a leading global role in assisting patients rehabilitate ...

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Cork footballers go the distance for Pieta House

Cork footballers go the distance for Pieta House

The Cork's senior football squad will undertake a fundraiser for Pieta House on Saturday.

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GAA's anti-doping education system has flaws, says O'Brien

GAA's anti-doping education system has flaws, says O'Brien

Carlow manager Turlough O’Brien says there are ‘flaws’ in the GAA’s anti-doping education programme following the four-year ban received ...

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Noel O'Leary had 'huge respect' for Paul Galvin despite their tussles

Noel O'Leary had 'huge respect' for Paul Galvin despite their tussles

Cork great Noel O'Leary has opened up about his epic struggles with Paul Galvin, admitting they did 'tango' at times but clarifying that it never got to personal ...

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Ó hAilpín regrets casualties of 'filthy, callous, cold' strike aftermath

Ó hAilpín regrets casualties of 'filthy, callous, cold' strike aftermath

Not a day goes by that Seán Óg Ó hAilpín doesn’t reflect on things that were said during the Cork player strikes and the ‘filthy’ ...

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Hurling with cancer: how Sarsfields ace Eoin O’Sullivan took on every obstacle to get back on the field

Hurling with cancer: how Sarsfields ace Eoin O’Sullivan took on every obstacle to get back on the field

A four-time Cork SHC winner with Sarsfields, Eoin O’Sullivan got a stark diagnosis five years ago. Ever since, he has drawn strength from hurling and his club. ...

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Did a defeat to Meath help shape Dublin dynasty?

Did a defeat to Meath help shape Dublin dynasty?

Bearing in mind they went on to claim 25 All-Ireland medals and nine All-Stars between them, it’s incredible to think that the first four men in that list ...

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Tony Davis: 'The GAA is going to have to wake up to the fact the juggernaut has become too big'

Tony Davis: 'The GAA is going to have to wake up to the fact the juggernaut has become too big'

The Cork stalwart tells Michael Moynihan what he really thinks about the size and shape of the modern game.

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Sarsfields mourns All-Ireland-winning full-back Tom O’Donoghue

Sarsfields mourns All-Ireland-winning full-back Tom O’Donoghue

It has been a sad week in the Sarsfields club. Last weekend they buried the great full-back Tom O’Donoghue. One of Jim ‘Tough’ Barry’s famous ...

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Cork GAA clubs warned of dangers of legionnaires' disease

Cork GAA clubs warned of dangers of legionnaires' disease

Cork GAA clubs have been advised that their water systems may have to be maintained to avoid legionnaires' disease.

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All-Ireland Gold games for June revealed

All-Ireland Gold games for June revealed

Kerry fans tired of watching reruns of Seamus Darby's famous five-in-a-row-ending goal will get some relief as the June schedule for All-Ireland Gold was released.

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Hurling Hands: Podge Collins - 'The other lads were celebrating my goal, but I was devastated'

Hurling Hands: Podge Collins - 'The other lads were celebrating my goal, but I was devastated'

I’ve had three operations on my hands, but none of them were for broken bones.

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GAA can't afford cost of mass test, says Limerick's Cregan

GAA can't afford cost of mass test, says Limerick's Cregan

Limerick chairman John Cregan says the expense involved in mass testing players for Covid-19 is too prohibitive for the GAA to finance alone.

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Kerry GAA chief pays tribute to the late Mossie Spillane

Kerry GAA chief pays tribute to the late Mossie Spillane

Spillane was a favourite of many players, managers, and supporters at Austin Stack Park.

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Down GAA mourns All-Ireland-winning player and coach John Murphy

Down GAA mourns All-Ireland-winning player and coach John Murphy

Glowing tributes have been paid to a man described as one of the county’s “favourite sons”.

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Sambo McNaughton: 'I’m as Irish as Anthony Daly, I believe that and can’t help that'

Sambo McNaughton: 'I’m as Irish as Anthony Daly, I believe that and can’t help that'

Antrim “forgot about the game” such was the hype ahead of the 1989 All-Ireland final, says Terence ‘Sambo’ McNaughton, the All-Star defender ...

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Brian Stafford: 'Kicking a free was second nature because I had put in the work'This story is enriched with multi-media content

Brian Stafford: 'Kicking a free was second nature because I had put in the work'

Brian Stafford discovered a game on YouTube recently he'd forgotten he'd played in; Meath's one-point Leinster semi-final defeat to Dublin in 1993.

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Former president Liam O’Neill wants GAA to ‘start afresh’ during shutdown

Former president Liam O’Neill wants GAA to ‘start afresh’ during shutdown

No GAA Championship fixtures are expected to be played before October at the earliest and O’Neill would like to see the space in the calendar used to forge ...

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Andy Moran: Johno arrived down with a box of the boots and said, ‘Don’t say it to anyone’

Andy Moran: Johno arrived down with a box of the boots and said, ‘Don’t say it to anyone’

Mayo's Andy Moran is the latest player to feature in our 'Boot Room' series.

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Tony Óg Regan: Players are grieving over shutdownThis story is enriched with multi-media content

Tony Óg Regan: Players are grieving over shutdown

Former Galway hurler Tony Óg Regan, a leading performance psychology coach, has revealed how being robbed of training and games has plunged some players into ...

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Tadhg Kennelly let go by Swans as AFL clubs forced into cuts

Tadhg Kennelly let go by Swans as AFL clubs forced into cuts

Tadhg Kennelly has lost his role as an assistant coach at Sydney Swans, with AFL clubs forced into cuts by the economic impact of the Covid-19 crisis.

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Ciarán Carey: There are no bank holidays for addictions

Ciarán Carey: There are no bank holidays for addictions

A trained psychotherapy counsellor primarily based in Cuan Mhuire’s Residential Treatment Centre in Bruree, the Patrickswell senior hurling manager is busy ...

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Beano McDonald: I struggled with hype of Laois glory days

Beano McDonald: I struggled with hype of Laois glory days

Former Laois forward Brian 'Beano' McDonald has admitted that the 'hype and furore' of their golden era under Mick O'Dwyer wasn't always easy to deal with, leaving ...

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