GAA News

LGFA and camogie can learn from rugby controversy

22 October 2017 | 9:27 am

Aligning all branches of the GAA under one umbrella has always seemed like a logical move, and people invariably question why it isn't already so, writes Sinead Farrell.

Tir Chonaill success story built on solid foundations

22 October 2017 | 7:23 am

For the sixth successive season, Tir Chonaill Gaels will contest the London Senior Football Final. Built on Irish pride and supplemented by local buy-in, the urban club continues to go from strength-to-strength.

Donegal coach Pat Shovelin passes away aged 41

21 October 2017 | 10:44 pm

Donegal have paid tribute to Pat Shovelin, "a genuine soul who will never be forgotten", after the goalkeeping coach passed away following a battle with cancer.

Leinster club round-up

21 October 2017 | 5:43 pm

Just seven games went ahead in the Leinster club championships today owing to Storm Brian.

Mayo SHC final: Boland on the double as Tooreen triumph

21 October 2017 | 5:12 pm

Fergal Boland scored two almost identical goals in the space of three second half minutes as Tooreen stopped Ballyhaunis' four-in-a-row bid with a 2-10 to 0-6 victory in a rain-soaked Mayo SHC final at Adrian Freeman Park, Tooreen.

Ten red cards in Leinster club IFC clash

21 October 2017 | 4:14 pm

There were red cards aplenty in today's Leinster club IFC game between O'Connell's of Louth and Carlow's Kilbride in Castlebellingham.

Galway SHC quarter-finals rescheduled

21 October 2017 | 3:38 pm

Following the postponement of today's scheduled Galway SHC quarter-final ties - Sarsfields v Cappataggle and Gort v Killimordaly - all four quarter-finals will take place tomorrow.

Tipp's Dunne bows out

21 October 2017 | 3:02 pm

Tipperary's Martin Dunne has announced his retirement from inter-county football.

How the GAA have made the most of social media

21 October 2017 | 1:16 pm

Calving cows and live score updates from Brewster Park, it's all go for those involved in keeping GAA supporters in touch with their clubs and counties via social media.

Young GAA mentor wins volunteer award

21 October 2017 | 8:34 am

An inspiring young GAA volunteer from Ardoyne Kickhams Ladies GAC has picked up the prestigious Translink Young GAA Volunteer of the Month award

Bolton calls it a day

21 October 2017 | 7:55 am

Kildare's Emmet Bolton has brought the curtain down on his decade-long senior inter-county career.

Carlow boss looks upward after successful season

20 October 2017 | 6:36 pm

Turlough O'Brien is hoping Carlow football will benefit long-term from this year's high profile Championship run, but fears that the new All-Ireland football structures won't help weaker counties.

No Dublin players for International Rules squad

20 October 2017 | 2:27 pm

No Dublin players are expected to travel to Australia for next month's International Rules series, which would be the first time the reigning All-Ireland champions have not been represented in the squad.

Fitzgerald: it's all about this one

20 October 2017 | 1:47 pm

Corofin defender Kieran Fitzgerald is already looking forward despite picking up his 12th Galway SFC medal last weekend.

Hurlers happy with more frequent fixtures

20 October 2017 | 9:26 am

Tipperary forward Noel McGrath and Galway goalkeeper Colm Callanan have both expressed their enthusiasm for the new hurling Championship format.

Meyler insists he's ready to step up for Cork

20 October 2017 | 9:22 am

New Cork senior hurling manager John Meyler admits that the opportunity to take charge of the county came sooner than he expected, but he is confident that he's ready for the challenge.

Barrett set for Tipperary return

20 October 2017 | 6:55 am

After playing hardly any part in Tipperary's quest to retain their All-Ireland hurling crown, Cathal Barrett is set to rejoin Michael Ryan's squad for the 2018 season.

Away days for Dublin and Galway in All-Ireland defences

19 October 2017 | 10:02 pm

All-Ireland hurling champions Galway will begin the defence of their title with a Leinster round-robin game with Offaly in O'Connor Park in May, with football king-pins Dublin away to either Offaly or Wicklow in their provincial quarter-final.

Galway hurlers set for 2018 Australian date

19 October 2017 | 4:32 pm

The winners of the 2018 Allianz Hurling League will travel to Australia to take on All-Ireland champions Galway in an exhibition game, it has been confirmed.

Plans for Ulster GAA Young Leaders Programme

19 October 2017 | 12:27 pm

Ulster GAA is delighted to announce that it’s planning a new Young Leaders Programme targeting outstanding young GAA volunteers from across Ulster’s nine counties. This exciting and innovative programme will be the first of its kind in Ulster and has been made possible with the support of the Coca-Cola Thank You Fund. Ulster GAA President […]

400 take part in U-14 Academy Football Blitz

17 October 2017 | 4:52 pm

The third and final U-14 Academy Football Blitz of 2017 took place on Saturday 14th October across two venues -  Owenbeg, Dungiven and Lissan, Fermanagh.

Ulster Club Football Action Round Up

16 October 2017 | 8:00 pm

The first Football action of the 2017 AIB Ulster Club Championships took place on Sunday 15th October with preliminary round matches in the Senior, Intermediate & Junior competitions.