GAA News

Tentative plans for post-crisis GAA fixtures

8 April 2020 | 6:30 am

October or November All-Ireland finals with severely-reduced capacities are being strongly considered by the GAA as they attempt to map out the fixtures calendar.

Favourite sporting moment: Christy Ring carried off

7 April 2020 | 10:36 am

We've been looking back on some of the best moments in Irish sport. Today we turn to hurling and the 1956 All-Ireland hurling final when Wexford beat Cork and Christy Ring was carried off the field by his opponents.

Day the Clare Shout drowned out Prayers of Faithful

7 April 2020 | 9:56 am

In this new series, RTÉ GAA commentator Darragh Maloney recalls the greatest GAA matches he has attended. First up, Clare's dramatic defeat of Offaly in the 1995 All-Ireland hurling final.

RTÉ GAA Podcast: Football goalie of The Sunday Game era

6 April 2020 | 8:11 pm

It's Monday of another week in social distancing land, so Mikey Stafford and Rory O'Neill meet up with Shane 'Cake' Curran and Tomas Ó Sé on Skype to discuss the top goalkeepers of the last 41 years.

All-Stars of The Sunday Game era: Hurling full-backs

6 April 2020 | 5:20 pm

We're picking the best hurling team of The Sunday Game era, from 1979 to present, and we want your help. Consider some of the nominees here and vote for your full-back line selection.

Martin Storey's 1996 All-Ireland winning speech

5 April 2020 | 10:12 pm

Wexford's 1996 All-Ireland winning captain Martin Storey speaks to Des Cahill about his speech from the steps of the Hogan after that historic win over Limerick.

Carton shares uplifting yet 'scary' Covid-19 story

5 April 2020 | 3:55 pm

Former Dublin hurler Mick Carton admits he endured some "scary" days in hospital after contracting Covid-19 but says the dedicated medical staff highlighted how to take positives from the experience instead.

Freeman's garden hurling marathon takes place today!

5 April 2020 | 8:17 am

Cathal Freeman is spending his Sunday running a 42km marathon "on a patch of grass" in his back garden and (if that wasn't difficult enough), he also runs the entire race while soloing a sliotar on his hurl!

GAA managers and players back the #HomeTeam

4 April 2020 | 12:32 pm

Inter-county managers Brian Cody and Kieran McGeeney are helping to support the #HomeTeam, a social media initiative to encourage people to stay at home to help prevent the spread of Covid-19.

GAA expects to take major financial hit

4 April 2020 | 10:18 am

The GAA is looking at losses of up to €60 million due to the indefinite cancellation of all games because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Donegal's McLaughlin adapting to new life

3 April 2020 | 10:16 pm

Life has changed significantly for Niamh McLaughlin during the Covid-19 crisis - with the Dublin-based Donegal star admitting that she's longing for home and worried about her elderly grandmother.

Philip Smyth RIP

3 April 2020 | 3:04 pm

Ulster GAA expresses its sadness on the passing of esteemed former Uachtarán Comhairle Uladh, Philip Smyth. Philip served as President

GAA host webinar for Club Officers

3 April 2020 | 11:30 am

The GAA will be running a series of Webinar-based Officer Training modules over the coming weeks. The first of these