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Noel McGrath still hungry for more

By John Harrington Tipperary’s Noel McGrath, Seamus Callanan, Paudie Maher, Brendan Maher, and Patrick Maher have now won three All-Ireland medals this decade. It has been said by many in the aftermath of Tipperary’s win over Kilkenny in Sunday’s All-Ireland Hurling Final that because of this they have secured their

Weekend's Ladies Football Championship previews

By Jackie Cahill Croke Park is ready to stage two mammoth TG4 All-Ireland Ladies Senior Football Championship semi-finals on Sunday. At 2pm, it’s the meeting of Connacht rivals Mayo and Galway, followed by a repeat of the 2018 decider, when holders Dublin tackle Cork (3.45pm). Both games will be shown

Noel McGrath and Con O'Callaghan voted PwC Players of the Month

The PwC GAA/GPA Player of the Month Award winners were announced at PwC’s offices in Dublin today. Tipperary’s Noel McGrath and Dublin’s Con O’Callaghan were rewarded in hurling and football respectively for their championship performances in August. Ard Stiúrthóir CLG, Tom Ryan and GPA National Executive Council Member Philip Greene

Dalton enjoying new role

By Daragh O'Conchuir Anne Dalton is relishing her new attacking role within the Kilkenny team but insists that she will gladly return to game-keeping once more if that is what manager Ann Downey requires of her in the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship Final against Galway on September 8th.

Cooney hoping to be fit for Galway

A hamstring injury is threatening her participation against Mayo in next Sunday’s TG4 All-Ireland SFC semi-final at Croke Park, but 14 years on from her last time supporting Galway at the venue, Fabienne Cooney is desperate to play her part. Cooney (28) sustained the injury at training in the week

Top 20 players from the EirGrid Under 20 Championship honoured

EirGrid, proud sponsor of the U20 All-Ireland Football Championship, has today revealed through the ‘EirGrid 20 U20 Awards’ the top 20 players of this year’s competition. The ‘EirGrid 20 U20 Awards’, now in their fifth year, are run by EirGrid to recognise the outstanding talent at this age grade and

Cork preparing for bright future

By Cian O’Connell Denis Ring has no doubts. Ring expects several of the Cork Under 20 hurlers to graduate to perform at senior level shortly. Last year Cork brought a team flecked with stars into the All Ireland Under 21 final, but were beaten by a passionate Tipperary outfit, who

Ulster GAA Wheelchair Hurling project chase awards glory

Ulster GAA's Wheelchair hurling initiative remains popular, and continues to develop affording people with disabilities an important opportunity to play sport. A grant from the National Lottery's Sport Northern Ireland Active Programme has enabled co-ordinators to help grow the game. This project has been carried out in recent years with

James Keating: 'It's good to be back in finals'

By Cian O'Connell James Keating is completely aware that something is stirring in Cork again. Relevant at underage level once more these are interesting times for Cork, who contest an eagerly anticipated Bord Gais Energy All Ireland Under 20 final against Tipperary at the LIT Gaelic Grounds on Saturday. The

Mícheál Donoghue steps down as Galway manager

By Cian O'Connell Mícheál Donoghue has stepped down as manager of the Galway senior hurling team. Donoghue guided Galway to All Ireland glory in 2017, defeating Waterford in the decider at Croke Park. Galway returned to the final in 2018, but lost narrowly to Limerick at GAA headquarters. In 2019

USGAA to name Trophies in memory of deceased members

In advance of its forthcoming National Finals, USGAA today announced the naming of a number of National Championships after individuals who contributed to Gaelic Games in the US. USGAA has embarked on a program to acknowledge the important contributions of many individuals to the growth of Gaelic Games in the

Denis Ring expects Kieran Kingston to return as Cork boss

By Cian O’Connell Cork Under 20 manager Denis Ring expects Kieran Kingston to return as manager of the Leesiders’ senior inter-county team. Following John Meyler’s recent decision to step down as Cork boss, Ring believes that Kingston is the ideal replacement. At a press event ahead of Saturday’s Bord Gais

Bord Gáis Energy GAA Hurling U20 All-Ireland Final

James Keating (Cork Captain), Craig Morgan (Tipperary Captain), Denis Ring (Cork Manager) and Liam Cahill (Tipperary Manager) today attended the preview of this Saturday’s Bord Gáis Energy GAA Hurling U-20 All-Ireland Final, which marks the first ever final at the U-20 grade and a repeat of the 2018 final (U-21),

In pictures: Tipperary's homecoming celebrations

An estimated 30,000 Tipperary supporters packed Semple Stadium on Monday evening to welcome home their All-Ireland winning hurlers. Scroll through some of the photographs from a great night of celebration below.

Noel McGrath voted Hurler of the Week

Noel McGrath has been voted Hurler of the Week. The Tipperary star earned 10,259 votes on the Official GAA Instagram page with Ronan Maher second and Barry Heffernan third. ** Hurler of the Week 1: Noel McGrath (Tipperary) - 10,259 votes 2: Ronan Maher (Tipperary) - 8,878 votes

2019 All-Ireland SHC Final - A different perspective

Hugs, tears, joy, despair! Our fly on the wall video of the 2019 All-Ireland SHC Final captured the full gamut of emotions! Watch it below.

John O'Dwyer delighted with Tipperary triumph

By Cian O'Connell An honest and frank meeting with Liam Sheedy paved the way for John 'Bubbles' O'Dwyer's return to form in 2019. Following a frustrating spell O'Dwyer was delighted to occupy a central role in Tipperary's All Ireland triumph. A Championship scoring return of 1-19 from eight games illustrates Hurler of the Week nominations

The voting process is simple: like their image on the GAA's official Instagram page. Voting will close at 10am on Tuesday August 20 and the winner will be announced on ** Noel McGrath (Tipperary) Noel McGrath continues to deliver with style and substance for Tipperary. The classy Loughmore-Castleiney star

Brian Cody: 'We needed a goal'

By Cian O'Connell Brian Cody admitted Kilkenny were always going to be under significant pressure following concession of two goals in the opening seven minutes of the second half against Tipperary at Croke Park. The blue and gold team pounced after Richie Hogan's dismissal in the closing stages of the

Liam Sheedy thrilled with Tipperary's response

By Cian O'Connell Niall O'Meara's delightful first half goal was a key moment in the All Ireland SHC Final according to Tipperary manager Liam Sheedy. The proud and passionate Portroe clubman acknowledged that Tipperary encountered some early turbulence before recovering to emerge commanding winners over Kilkenny at Croke Park. O'Meara's

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