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GAA tweets of the week

18 February 2019 | 11:41 am

No prizes for guessing what was the most talked about GAA related twitter exchange this past weekend…

Quaid - a 'huge win'

18 February 2019 | 10:49 am

Joe Quaid was a happy man after his Westmeath side maintained their 100% record in Division 2A with a win over Antrim in Belfast.

Team-work pleases Brennan

18 February 2019 | 10:44 am

Eddie Brennan praised Laois' team-work after they registered their first win in Division 1B at Offaly's expense on Saturday night.

Kerry share three of the six cups on offer at Comórtas Peile Páidí Ó Sé

18 February 2019 | 10:31 am

The Lidl sponsored Comórtas Peile Páidi Ó Sé 2019, the famed Gaelic football festival saw 42 teams coming from 17 counties, England, Scotland and the United Arab Emirates to play in senior, intermediate and junior men's and ladies competitions all over the Dingle Peninsula this weekend. The weather was mixed with rain mostly on Saturday for the majority of teams but this was followed by glorious sunshine today on the peninsula and some lovely football was served up.

What they said … the weekend in quotes

18 February 2019 | 10:28 am

"Today we were delighted just to see some of the stuff we've been working on in training produced on the pitch. That's all credit to the boys."

Sheedy cries ref justice

18 February 2019 | 10:09 am

Liam Sheedy hit out at the performance of referee Colm Lyons after Tipperary's defeat to Wexford.

Limerick raise the bar

18 February 2019 | 5:50 am

Early last month, Seamus Flanagan was asked about the challenge facing Limerick in 2019.

No safety net on view in Wexford

18 February 2019 | 5:30 am

Scoreboard To the chorus of voices who argue that counties have adopted a blasé approach to this league, given the threat of relegation is off the table, yesterday’s second half from Wexford Park should be made compulsory viewing.

Galway clinch semi-final place

18 February 2019 | 4:00 am

Ailish O’Reilly hit 1-3 while Carrie Dolan slotted eight points from placed balls as Galway assured themselves of a place in the Littlewoods Ireland Camogie League Division 1 semi-finals when defeating Waterford 1-14 to 1-6 at Carriganore.

Boyle points Kerry to facile win over Mayo

18 February 2019 | 12:00 am

Kerry had far too much firepower for a disappointing Mayo side in this one-sided Allianz Hurling League Division 2A tie at Austin Stack Park yesterday.

Donoghue keen for Galway to add squad depth

17 February 2019 | 8:50 pm

Galway manager Micheál Donoghue has been happy to add depth to his squad in this year's National League campaign, noting that the westerners have used over 30 players in their first three games in Division 1B.

"The best time to be in front is at the end"

17 February 2019 | 7:55 pm

Wexford timed their run to perfection against Tipperary today and match winner Aidan Nolan was delighted they came through on the right side of the scoreline.

Sheedy: I would rather it happen to us in February

17 February 2019 | 7:40 pm

Liam Sheedy was disappointed his Tipperary side couldn't hang on for at least a point against Wexford but declared himself reasonably satisfied with their progress in his second spell in charge.

Camogie round-up: Division One semi-finalists decided

17 February 2019 | 6:20 pm

Ailish O'Reilly hit a goal and three points while Carrie Dolan slotted eight points from placed balls as Galway assured themselves of a place in the Littlewoods Ireland Camogie League Division 1 semi-finals when getting the better of Waterford by 1-14 to 1-6 at Carriganore.

Cody: I won't go home thinking it's a disaster

17 February 2019 | 6:03 pm

Kilkenny manager Brian Cody says he doesn't regard his side's nine-point home defeat to Limerick as a 'disaster' and stressed that the Cats could take positives from the afternoon.

Allianz HL Division 2A, 2B, 3A & 3B round-up

17 February 2019 | 5:56 pm

Westmeath make it three from three in 2A, Derry lead the charge in 2B, Roscommon the onlyu side unbeaten in 3A and in 3B, Sligo emphatically take top spot

Clinical Limerick put Kilkenny to the sword

17 February 2019 | 5:19 pm

A thrilling burst of Limerick scoring just before half-time at Nowlan Park eased the All-Ireland champions to a surprisingly comfortable Allianz NHL Division 1A win.

HL2B round-up: Oak Leafers go top

17 February 2019 | 4:44 pm

A hard-earned two-point win over Kildare today sees Derry take over in pole position on the Allianz HL Division 2B table.

Camogie: Division 1 semi-finalists decided

17 February 2019 | 4:21 pm

AILISH O'REILLY hit a goal and three points while Carrie Dolan slotted eight points from placed balls as Galway assured themselves of a place in the Littlewoods Ireland Camogie League Division 1 Semi-Finals when getting the better of Waterford by 1-14 to 1-6 at Carriganore.

Unbeaten Limerick still on All-Ireland high

17 February 2019 | 4:20 pm

Tom Condon says that winning the All-Ireland last year has carried the Treaty men through the winter as they made it three wins from three at Nowlan Park.

HL1B: Tribesmen return to winning ways

17 February 2019 | 4:04 pm

Galway proved that their draw against Carlow last time out was a nothing more than a blip with a six-point defeat of Dublin in Pearse Stadium today.

Bright start sees Galway earn win over Dublin

17 February 2019 | 3:47 pm

Cathal Mannion hit four points from midfield as Galway maintained their unbeaten start to Division 1B campaign with a convincing win over Mattie Kenny's Dublin at Pearse Stadium.

As it happened: Sunday Match Tracker

17 February 2019 | 12:18 pm

There were some fantastic matches down for decision this afternoon as Round Three of the national hurling league concluded.

Laois breeze past Offaly at a windy O'Moore Park

17 February 2019 | 11:49 am

Laois manager Eddie Brennan secured his first big win since taking charge of the O'Moore County as his charges took the spoils in tonight's midlands derby, beating Offaly 3-17 to 2-16.

Clare boss Moloney rues ill-discipline in Cork defeat

16 February 2019 | 10:34 pm

All but four of Cork's 20 points against Clare in their Allianz hurling encounter came from Patrick Horgan and 15 of those from placed balls. Little wonder the Banner will rue their ill-discipline in defence.