National GAA

Dempsey: Limerick not burdened by weight of history

17 August 2018 | 11:28 am

Tom Dempsey points to his own experience with Wexford in the 1996 All-Ireland final in assessing how Limerick will handle the expectancy ahead of Sunday's hurling decider against Galway.

Mannion 'not surprised' to face Limerick

17 August 2018 | 11:17 am

Galway defender Padraic Mannion has revealed that he is 'not surprised' that Limerick are their opponents in Sunday's All-Ireland SHC final.

SHC final preview: Tribesmen to edge it

17 August 2018 | 11:16 am

Can Galway make their experience from last year count on Sunday or will the rarity of an All-Ireland SHC final in August help Limerick to spring an upset at Croke Park? Here's our preview:

Storey highlights Currid role

17 August 2018 | 10:34 am

Martin Storey believes the appointment of sports psychologist Caroline Currid has been central to Limerick's march to the All-Ireland SHC final.

Mullane warns Limerick of Glynn threat

17 August 2018 | 10:34 am

John Mullane has identified Johnny Glynn as the biggest single threat to Limerick's hopes of ending their All-Ireland SHC famine.

Goalkeeper scores 1-05 in club match

17 August 2018 | 10:22 am

Kilmurry-Ibrickane goalkeeper Ian McInerney showed his forwards how to score as he registered 1-05 in their Clare SFC clash last weekend.

Camogie previews: Thurles to host All-Ireland semi final double header

17 August 2018 | 10:19 am

IT CAN not have been easy for Cathal Murray to take over the reins as manager of Galway at the conclusion of the League when the players sought a change despite reaching the Semi-Final and Tony O'Donovan departed after just four months in the hot seat.

From Buenos Aires to Tyrone

17 August 2018 | 9:47 am

A GAA coach from Argentina enjoyed a trip to Ulster recently where he visited the Tyrone GAA Centre at Garvaghey along with Clubs around the county.

Reidy eager to take second chance

17 August 2018 | 9:12 am

When Limerick's David Reidy received a phone call from John Kiely informing him that he wasn't part of his plans for the 2017 campaign, he could have been forgiven for thinking that was the end of his inter-county career.

Limerick's forgotten man

17 August 2018 | 8:50 am

A few years back and Limerick's Kevin Downes would have been one of the first names on the team sheet, but a cruciate ligament injury has been a major setback to the Na Piarsaigh man.

Work rate impresses Mulrooney

17 August 2018 | 8:09 am

Kilkenny minor manager Richie Mulrooney has been highly impressed by his side's work rate.

Walsh fears for club game

17 August 2018 | 7:53 am

Kilkenny legend Tommy Walsh believes that the future of GAA clubs is in doubt, unless there is something done about the current fixtures chaos.

ED COUGHLAN: Victory to the calm within the chaos

17 August 2018 | 6:05 am

Sunday’s All-Ireland hurling final between Galway and Limerick will undoubtedly provide us with something special. The quality of the championship to date has been dramatic, to say the least.

Francis Forde: This Galway team refuses to die

17 August 2018 | 5:50 am

It’s a statistic you’ll have already come across this week, but one that is worth repeating: Outside of Kilkenny, only Cork, in 2004/05, have successfully defended Liam MacCarthy in the 30-year period since Galway’s back-to-back triumph of 1987/88.

Hanbury would be a 'major loss' for Tribesmen

17 August 2018 | 5:46 am

Former Galway captain David Collins says defender John Hanbury will be a 'major loss' if an ankle injury keeps him out of Sunday's All-Ireland final against LImerick.

Cian O’Sullivan winning fitness race for final

17 August 2018 | 5:40 am

Cian O’Sullivan is expected to train with Dublin next week, handing Jim Gavin a clean bill of health ahead of the All-Ireland football final meeting with Tyrone on September 2.

Tipp's Ryan desperate for 'glory days'

16 August 2018 | 5:40 am

When Mary Ryan was called into the Tipperary senior Camogie panel for the first time in 2005 and made her debut in the National League, she was joining the All-Ireland champions and dreaming of many glory days at Croke Park.

Finnerty is confident, but wary of Limerick bench

15 August 2018 | 7:39 pm

Former Galway wing-back Pete Finnerty is confident that his county can retain their All-Ireland senior hurling title against Limerick on Sunday but did sound a note of caution over the strength of Limerick's bench.

People abusing GAA referees 'don't know the rules'

15 August 2018 | 4:58 pm

Ignorance of the rules and the increasing involvement of over-enthusiastic parents are two of the main factors behind abuse of officials in hurling and Gaelic football, according to some of those wielding the whistle.

Limerick must get handle on Glynn and survive first 25

15 August 2018 | 4:04 pm

As Galway and Limerick prepare for an All-Ireland showdown, Richie Power reckons the defending champions must find a way to replicate their 2017 form or else they risk losing their grip on Liam MacCarthy.