GAA News

Dessie Dolan beats dad's record and calls it a day

13 October 2019 | 8:23 pm

Dessie Dolan won his eighth Westmeath SFC title with Garrycastle on Sunday, one more than his father managed in what, he insisted after the final whistle, was his final act in county football.

Longford SHC final: Barden goal helps Clonguish to victory

13 October 2019 | 7:23 pm

Joe O'Brien hit a dozen points, while former county football star Paul Barden scored a late goal as Clonguish Gaels claimed the JJ Duignan Cup for a fifth time with a comfortable victory over Longford Slashers at Glennon Brothers Pearse Park.

Johnson on double as Ferbane stun Rhode to win Offaly

13 October 2019 | 7:04 pm

Two superb second-half goals from county U-20 star Cian Johnson will be forever remembered in Ferbane as they powered the West Offaly club to a 2-13 to 0-14 win over Rhode and their first Dowling Cup triumph in 25 years.

Clonguish crush Slashers to reign in Longford

13 October 2019 | 6:35 pm

Clonguish Gaels claimed their fifth Longford SHC title and first since 2012 with a comprehensive victory over Longford Slashers at Glennon Brothers Pearse Park.

Kilcoo regain Down title with narrowest of victory

13 October 2019 | 6:27 pm

Kilcoo regained their Down Senior Football Championship title on Sunday as Dylan Ward's goal eight minutes from time proved the difference between the Magpies and St Peter's Warrenpoint.

Naomh Eoin dig deep to claim first ever Sligo crown

13 October 2019 | 5:31 pm

A storming performance from midfielder Tony O'Kelly-Lynch, who scored eight points, as well as a 57th-minute goal from Arthur Wall, earned Naomh Eoin their first ever Sligo SHC title at Markievicz Park.

Fired-up Garrycastle prevail after stirring recovery

13 October 2019 | 5:14 pm

A dramatic comeback in the second half saw Garrycastle regain the Flanagan Cup after a five-year gap, the former All-Ireland finalists coming from eight points down to deservedly win a pulsating Westmeath SFC final by 2-13 to 3-06.

Dolan wins it for Glencar/Manorhamilton in Leitrim

13 October 2019 | 5:11 pm

An injury-time free from Glencar/Manorhamilton captain Conor Dolan was enough for them to secure victory over Ballinamore Sean O'Heslins in this afternoon's Leitrim football final in Avantcard Pairc Sean MacDiarmada.

Holmes powers Castletown to Wexford football title

13 October 2019 | 4:57 pm

Man of the match James Holmes inspired Castletown to the Wexford SFC crown in Sunday's final at a sunny Innovate Wexford Park as they powered past 2016 champions Gusserane 3-16 to 2-10.

Toreen land 30th Mayo senior title

13 October 2019 | 4:05 pm

Tooreen picked up their 30th Mayo senior hurling title in MacHale Park this afternoon, but they were made to work for it by a battling Castlebar Mitchels outfit.

County final results and reports

13 October 2019 | 12:25 pm

There were 10 football and five hurling senior finals down for decision today - stay up to date with all the action and get reports on every game here.

Galway officials asked to approach Forde and Larkin again

13 October 2019 | 9:19 am

Galway’s hurling managerial crisis shows no signs of abating as the hurling board have asked officials to approach Francis Forde and Noel Larkin to reconsider their decisions to step away from the managerial appointment process.

McHugh dismissal an 'absolute joke'

13 October 2019 | 8:31 am

The Twitter reaction to Conor McHugh's sending off in Na Fianna's extra-time defeat to Ballyboden St Enda's in last night's Dublin SFC quarter-final has been one of disbelief.

The final hurdle - Pearses ready to cast off the past

11 October 2019 | 4:21 pm

Padraig Pearses again go in search of an elusive first Roscommon SFC title today, having lost all seven of their previous final appearances. Former stalwart John Whyte offers a unique insight into what went wrong in the past and what needs to happen to end the hoodoo.