National GAA

No hard feelings from Turley

22 January 2019 | 9:49 am

Peter Turley bears no ill will towards Down manager Paddy Tally for effectively ending his intercounty career.

'A number of hurling handpasses are not legal'

22 January 2019 | 6:39 am

Referees Development Chairperson, Willie Barrett has called on his officials to be vigilant in ensuring that there is a clear striking of the ball in the hurling handpass.

Kingston: Crazy demands on inter-county players

22 January 2019 | 5:10 am

UCC Fitzgibbon Cup manager Tom Kingston has described the demands on inter-county players as “crazy”, hitting out at a fixtures schedule which will see numerous top-level hurlers play five games across a 14-day period.

Horan defends ticket price hike

21 January 2019 | 2:20 pm

The GAA's decision to increase admission prices for this year's league and championship competitions has been defended by Association President John Horan.

Charleville hopeful Fitzgibbon will make final

21 January 2019 | 12:35 pm

Charleville manager Ben O'Connor is hopeful that Darragh Fitzgibbon will be fit for next month's All-Ireland club IHC final against Oranmore-Maree at Croke Park.

Harte has an issue with offensive mark

21 January 2019 | 12:10 pm

Mickey Harte would like to have seen Central Council ditch the offensive mark along with the restricted handpass rule at the weekend.

Injuries mounting for Walsh

21 January 2019 | 12:03 pm

Kevin Walsh admits Galway's injury situation is worrying ahead of next weekend's Allianz Football League opener against Cavan.

Video: DCU 'were lucky' in Fitzgibbon Cup opener

21 January 2019 | 11:37 am

'We were very lucky at the end', admits Chris Crummey after DCU opened their 2019 Electric Ireland Fitzgibbon Cup campaign with a two-point win at Waterford IT, 0-16 to 0-14.

GAA tweets of the week

21 January 2019 | 11:19 am

Admission prices and experimental rules were hot topics of debate on twitter in recent days...

Break did Darren good

21 January 2019 | 10:47 am

Darren McCurry says he's feeling reinvigorated after taking a break from inter-county football last year.

Sarah Rowe wins rave reviews in AFLW pre-season game

21 January 2019 | 9:42 am

Sarah Rowe showed that she can transfer her football skills to Aussie rules with a brilliant display for AFLW side Collingwood in a narrow pre-season defeat to champions Western Bulldogs.

Walsh concerned by mounting Galway absentee list

21 January 2019 | 6:47 am

Galway manager Kevin Walsh is concerned with the situation they find themselves in ahead of the Allianz Football League opener with Cavan next weekend as injuries and absentees mount.

Embracing the offensive mark could lead to an evolution

21 January 2019 | 6:46 am

If coaches and players can seize the opportunity that the offensive mark presents then we may see an acceleration of the evolution of our game towards a spectacle we will all be happier with, writes Aidan O'Rourke.

Managers unite in delight as handpass axed

21 January 2019 | 6:20 am

There wasn’t much harmony between Tyrone and Armagh, who breathed new life into an old rivalry during a fiery Dr McKenna Cup final on Saturday night, yet afterwards the managers were united in delight at the scrapping of the handpass rule.

McGrath: Leukaemia diagnosis changed my mentality

20 January 2019 | 8:56 pm

Former Wicklow footballer John McGrath says that leukaemia is something he's "happy to have experienced" and admits that it "changed his mentality towards a lot of things."

Handpass rule axed for League by narrow margin

19 January 2019 | 5:16 pm

The controversial handpass rule endorsed by Central Council last November and trialled during the pre-season competitions will not continue into the League.