GAA to restart with 11-week club window as roadmap revealed for return to action

GAA to restart with 11-week club window as roadmap revealed for return to action

The GAA have proposed club competitions be permitted to return from July 31 for an 11-week window as part of their safe return to action roadmap - but that could ...

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Sambo' McNaughton: Team Ulster would do more harm than good for hurlingThis story is enriched with multi-media content

Sambo' McNaughton: Team Ulster would do more harm than good for hurling

It's almost seven years to the day since Dónal Óg Cusack first floated the Team Ulster idea on The Sunday Game, claiming a combined hurling team from ...

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Former Kerry minor Okunbor was stunned by racist abuse he suffered before leaving for Australia

Former Kerry minor Okunbor was stunned by racist abuse he suffered before leaving for Australia

AFL player and former Kerry minor star Stefan Okunbor has opened up on the shocking racism he endured as a young black man living and playing football in Ireland.

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What the rest of the 2020 GAA season could look like

What the rest of the 2020 GAA season could look like

John Fogarty looks at how the rest of the GAA calendar will play out.

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GAA training to resume this month with clubs set for action in July

GAA training to resume this month with clubs set for action in July

The stipulation comes as details of the Association’s plans to restart Gaelic football and hurling were released to their management committee and Central ...

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Hurling Hands: Jill Horan - I never took to the plastic hurleys — the touch wasn't the same

Hurling Hands: Jill Horan - I never took to the plastic hurleys — the touch wasn't the same

Former Tipperary camogie player Jill Horan says she held the hurley like a baseball bat when she first moved from America.

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Club Players Association: Training without county players would be 'ultimate kick in the face' after coronavirus crisis

Club Players Association: Training without county players would be 'ultimate kick in the face' after coronavirus crisis

Inter-county managers should not be allowed to interfere in a club championship period, insists CPA chairman.

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Quarter of Cork GAA clubs rule out Cúl Camps

Quarter of Cork GAA clubs rule out Cúl Camps

In 2019, 122 Cúl Camps took place in Cork, attracting up to 20,000 children between the ages of six and 13.

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Eoin Murchan: Hard for Conor Lane to count steps on All-Ireland final goal

Eoin Murchan: Hard for Conor Lane to count steps on All-Ireland final goal

Dublin defender Eoin Murchan says it would have been difficult for referee Conor Lane to know if he took too many steps in scoring his famous goal in last September’s ...

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'I'd written off the year': Paul Broderick's renewed hope for GAA action

'I'd written off the year': Paul Broderick's renewed hope for GAA action

So you’re saying there’s a chance?

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Kerry GAA club games will be pay-per-view as county faces €400k loss

Kerry GAA club games will be pay-per-view as county faces €400k loss

The live streaming of Kerry club fixtures — whenever the GAA sanctions a return to games activity — will be pay-per-view, county board chairman Tim Murphy ...

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Boot Room: Steven McDonnell - 'I decided to black out the three stripes with permanent marker'

Boot Room: Steven McDonnell - 'I decided to black out the three stripes with permanent marker'

"The boots are in the Croke Park museum at the minute."

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Nemeton ready for GAA's return to TV after lockdown

Nemeton ready for GAA's return to TV after lockdown

Croke Park have encouraged county boards to consider streaming pay-per-view games in the event little or no crowds can be permitted at them later this year.

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Patrick Horgan developed mental edge from working with Doug Howlett

Patrick Horgan developed mental edge from working with Doug Howlett

Cork sharpshooter Patrick Horgan has praised the mental edge that top New Zealand try-scorer Doug Howlett has helped him develop.

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GAA emoji quiz: Can you name these ten Laois hurlers?

GAA emoji quiz: Can you name these ten Laois hurlers?

Leave your guesses in the comments on Facebook and Twitter.

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Club or county: Where should the GAA start after coronavirus shutdown?

Club or county: Where should the GAA start after coronavirus shutdown?

John Fogarty asks, what are the benefits to club or county leading the GAA’s return to organised play?

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New York GAA chief Henchy praying for peace amid scary times

New York GAA chief Henchy praying for peace amid scary times

New York GAA chairperson Joan Henchy says the city is a scary place to be right now as it experiences civil unrest on top of being one of the places worst hit by ...

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Famous photo of Waterford All-Ireland winners brought back to life

Famous photo of Waterford All-Ireland winners brought back to life

Berlin-based designer Ian Hannigan has colourised the iconic 1959 photograph.

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Matty Forde: Paul Galvin an intimidating sort of a character if you don’t know him

Matty Forde: Paul Galvin an intimidating sort of a character if you don’t know him

Former player of the year Matty Forde thinks some of Wexford’s footballers were initially intimidated by new manager, Paul Galvin.

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Knock-out might suit Cork hurlers, says Seanie McGrath

Knock-out might suit Cork hurlers, says Seanie McGrath

Former All-Star Seanie McGrath reckons a knockout Championship could aid Cork’s chances of landing an All-Ireland hurling title later this year.

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Open GAA pitches to help people’s mental health, pleads Davy Fitzgerald

Open GAA pitches to help people’s mental health, pleads Davy Fitzgerald

Davy Fitzgerald does not believe the GAA authorities are giving enough consideration to the mental health of its members by keeping pitches closed.

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County Boards consider pay for view for club games

County Boards consider pay for view for club games

The GAA are preparing counties on how to monetise their club championships via live streaming should matches have to be played behind closed doors or in front of ...

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Clerkin backs GAA’s cautious approach to resumption

Clerkin backs GAA’s cautious approach to resumption

Dick Clerkin, a member of the GAA’s specialist Covid-19 Advisory Group, has insisted the Association is correct to be cautious and isn’t moving too slowly ...

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

GAA quiz: Can you name the 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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