Fr O’Neill’s survived a titanic battle with Ballincollig in a lively opening round of the Cork Premier IHC at Carrigtwohill tonight.
In the end it, was their performance in the third quarter that laid the foundation for Watergrasshill’s victory over Inniscarra in the first round of the Cork PIHC in Páirc Uí Rinn tonight. The game was tied at the change of ends, as it had been on four other occasions in the opening period.
This Cork senior hurling championship round 1 game didn’t survive to half-time as a contest, with a vastly experienced Sarsfields side putting away Kanturk with a devastating first-half scoring burst.
There were opening round victories for Bishopstown and Sarsfields in the Cork SHC tonight.
Holders Ballyboden St Endas made it two wins from as many outings in the Dublin SHC with a narrow 2-18 to 2-17 victory over Whitehall Colmcille at Parnell Park tonight.
Frank Murphy’s tenure may have ended in Cork but Bobby Hazelwood is still standing, 31 years after he took the reins as secretary of Castletownroche GAA club.
Big things were expected but it didn’t go according to plan for Na Piarsaigh last year, especially after reaching the Cork SHC semi-final in 2017.
It was one of the games of last year’s Cork SHC - Midleton against the Glen, down the Páirc, in a proper game of knock-out hurling.
In February, Valentia put forward a motion to Congress calling for U17s to be allowed play senior for junior clubs in non-championship matches but it was defeated.
Jason Gibbons, Conor O'Shea, Colm Moran, Cathal Horan, James Kelly and Ryan O'Donoghue have been released from the Mayo squad ahead of next month's Connacht SFC opener against New York.
Dublin boss Mick Bohan has rung the changes as the champions prepare for Sunday’s Lidl Ladies National Football League Division 1 semi-final clash with Cork at Nowlan Park.
IT'S a massive weekend in the 2019 Lidl Ladies National Football League - with coveted final slots up for grabs.
DUBLIN boss Mick Bohan has rung the changes as the champions prepare for Sunday's Lidl Ladies National Football League Division 1 semi-final clash with Cork at Nowlan Park in Kilkenny (2pm).
Meath club Ballivor has been the subject of vandalism at their new grounds.
Pearce Hanley struggles to hold back the tears as he watches a tribute video put together by his club the Gold Coast Suns ahead of his 150th appearance in the AFL on Sunday.
Members of the Limerick football panel have been setting a good example by taking part in the annual Team Limerick Clean Up.
Kerry manager Fintan O’Connor regrets highlighting that Shane Conway was “singled out” in last month’s Allianz Division 2A final defeat to Westmeath.
Ulster Council PRO Declan Woods insists Ulster is still the most competitive football championship.
Tyrone minor manager Collie Holmes believes they are in a good place ahead of the start of the Ulster MFC.
The Dunmore MacHales club in Galway are to bring their fundraising driving across the Irish Sea to London.
The plight of the Valentia Young Irelanders club in Kerry was highlighted earlier this year when they brought a motion to Congress calling for the rule which prohibits U17s from playing adult games to be changed.
Derry minor football manager Paddy Campbell has called on the Ulster Council to revive the tradition of playing minor championships games as curtain-raisers to senior championship games.
Paraic Fanning says he would have pushed for Walsh Park to host Waterford's home games in last year's Munster SHC if he had been manager at the time.
The GAA is to ban overseas training camps for inter-county teams from next year.
Meath legend Trevor Giles is hopeful for a competitive Leinster SFC this year following Dublin's indifferent Allianz League campaign.
Marty Kavanagh says staying in the Leinster SHC would consititute success for Carlow this summer.
The Club Players' Association (CPA) has raised the prospect of its membership going on strike if a solution to the "fixtures crisis" isn't found soon.
If there was one good advertisement for club-only April, then it must be the Kerry club senior football championship.
Kilkenny club Thomastown showed what community spirit can do after they played their first match of the year on their main pitch, just a few short months after it had been wrecked by vandals.
Carlow attacker Marty Kavanagh reckons a single win could be enough to preserve their Leinster SHC status and admitted they’re targeting the Dublin game in particular.
The Electric Ireland Ulster GAA Minor Football Championship was officially launched at the Tyrone GAA Centre of Excellence at Garvaghey.
Ulster GAA have announced ticket prices and admission offers for the 2019 Ulster Senior Football Championship.
Tyrone needed extra-time to see off Monaghan in an entertaining Jim McGuigan Cup final in Glen on Saturday.
Derry claimed the Ulster Under 16 Buncrana Cup title on Saturday as they enjoyed a 1-7 to 0-7 victory over Donegal.
The annual Ulster GAA Cúchulainn Cup took place at the Meadowbank Sports Arena, Magherafelt on Wednesday.
Almost 400 children have been competing in Provincial Schools One Wall Handball competitions run recently by Ulster GAA.
Carlow manager Turlough O'Brien looks set to watch the entire football Championship from the stands after being banned for 20 weeks for an altercation with a referee.
Donegal's Michael Murphy says any suggestion about him having an influence on referees is "rubbish".
Darren Hughes is set to miss the majority of Monaghan's Ulster SFC campaign after it was confirmed the midfielder had broken his ankle during a club game at the weekend.
Cork clubs may have rejected the idea to play championship games without inter-county players but it was a debate worth having as club players sit idle and frustrated for months at a time, writes Christy O'Connor.
Galway's injury concerns for the Leinster Championship are mounting after full-forward Conor Cooney was forced off in a club game at the weekend.
Mick Bohan says Dublin will be hurting after Cork avenged their All-Ireland final defeat in the final round of Lidl NFL Division 1 games, but after the loss his team will get another crack at Cork in the semi-final.
Division 2 of the Lidl National Football League saw wins for Tyrone over Kerry, for Clare against Waterford, Armagh defeated Wexford, while Cavan got the better of relegated Laois.
Niamh Cotter and Marie O'Callaghan hit the net as Cork gained some revenge for last year's All-Ireland final defeat to Dublin in this Lidl National Football League Division 1 clash at Mallow.
Leanne Slevin hit the net twice as Westmeath's ability to score goals at crucial stages proved crucial as they defeated Tipperary by a flattering ten-point margin in their Lidl Division 1 clash at Kinnegad.
Goals in added time from Natasha Gaughan and Sarah Rowe saw Mayo steal a point from their Lidl National League clash with Monaghan.
Captain Tracey Leonard helped Galway to top spot in the Lidl National Football League Division 1 with victory over Donegal in Corofin.
Monaghan are sweating on the fitness of Darren Hughes after he suffered an ankle injury playing for his club Scotstown on Sunday.
The final pairings for Divisions 2 and 3 of the Littlewoods Ireland Camogie Leagues have been decided, with Tipperary facing Kilkenny in the second-tier, while Limerick will play Kildare in Division 3.
Reaction from Mayo on finally ending an 18-year wait for silverware at and on what the summer might hold.