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Dublin: 9 °C Monday 21 April, 2014


The Gaelic Athletic Association (Irish: Cumann Lúthchleas Gael) is an amateur Irish and international cultural and sporting organisation focused primarily on promoting Gaelic games, which include the traditional Irish sports of hurling, camogie, Gaelic football, handball and rounders. The GAA also promotes Irish music and dance, and the Irish language.

# gaa - Today’s News

Anthony Cunningham wants the advantage rule introduced in hurling

The Galway boss feels his side were hard done by yesterday.

# gaa - Yesterday’s News

Semple Stadium to host hurling league final with All-Ireland U21 decider set for Tullamore

The GAA have confirmed the venues for the major matches on the May Bank Holiday weekend.

21 of our favourite pictures from this weekend’s GAA action GAA This post contains images

21 of our favourite pictures from this weekend’s GAA action

From Limerick to Portlaoise, hurling to football.

Kilkenny beat Wexford in Camogie League Division 1 semi-final GAA

Kilkenny beat Wexford in Camogie League Division 1 semi-final

The Cats survived a late second-half fightback.

Tipperary outgun Clare to set up Kilkenny rematch

Bonner Maher was crucial in Tipp’s win.

VIDEO: King Henry in fine form as Kilkenny reach another league final

The Cats’ star was unplayable at times today.

Kilkenny turn on the Power in the second half to beat Galway

The Cats came from five points down at half-time.

As it happened: Clare v Tipperary, Division 1 hurling league semi-final

Who prevailed in the second game today at the Gaelic Grounds?

As it happened: Kilkenny v Galway, Division 1 hurling league semi-final

It’s the first of an Easter Sunday hurling double-header in the Gaelic Grounds

Poll: Who is your tip to win the 2014 Allianz hurling league title? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who is your tip to win the 2014 Allianz hurling league title?

Kilkenny, Galway, Clare and Tipperary are all still in contention but who’s going to win it out?

It’s Easter Sunday, so here’s 9 of our favourite pictures from the past 7 days

Here’s how the week looked through a lens.

‘Some lads can handle it and some lads can’t’ – Shane McGrath on his tough year as Tipp captain

All-Star midfielder is enjoying his hurling again as Tipp bid for a place in the league final.

# gaa - Saturday 19 April, 2014

Ugly scenes as Garda escort referee off field after Dublin v Cavan U21

Ugly scenes as Garda escort referee off field after Dublin v Cavan

A late free gave Dublin a one-point victory in the All-Ireland under-21 semi-final.

Leinster minor football round-up: Offaly earn 49-point victory over Kilkenny

There were also wins for Dublin, Meath, Kildare, Laois and Wexford.

VIDEO: Stunning Diarmuid Murtagh point sends Roscommon into All-Ireland U21 final

Cork conceded a late free as their substitute Sam Ryan was penalised in injury time from breaking a little known rule.

5 talking points ahead of Clare and Tipperary’s Allianz Hurling semi-final

Are Tipp jealous of this Clare side? And can they use that as motivation to drive them on to another league final?

5 talking points ahead of Kilkenny and Galway’s Allianz Hurling semi-final

From how Galway need a quick start to the Cats’ record under Cody.

# gaa - Friday 18 April, 2014

Ghosts of ankle injuries past are playing on Michael Fennelly’s mind

The former Hurler of the Year is wary of his previous injuries.

GAA will ‘reserve judgement’ before thinking about black card changes

Football Review Committee member Paul Earley advocates “wait and see” approach before making any changes.

Could a date change save the International Rules series?

Talk of a one-game series between Ireland and Australia is “not ideal”, admits manager Paul Earley.

Kilkenny hurling, the Sydney Swans and the Fennelly link between them

Michael Fennelly has returned from a stint with the Australian Rules club.

‘Uphill battle’ to stay in AFL for Tommy Walsh as he fights back from horror hamstring injury

The Kerry native is continue to recover from a horror hamstring injury.

Have the Clare players changed since winning the All-Ireland? Not a bit, says Galway hurler

Jonathan Glynn has high praise for his UL teammates on the Clare panel.

# gaa - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Gerry Adams, Brendan Cummins and Diarmuid O’Sullivan pay tribute as Tony Browne retires Saluting A Legend This post contains images

Gerry Adams, Brendan Cummins and Diarmuid O’Sullivan pay tribute as Tony Browne retires

The Mount Sion club man has called time after brilliant service to his county.

16 reasons why Waterford’s Tony Browne is a hurling legend

After 23 long seasons of inter-county hurling, the Mount Sion man has called it a day.

AFL clubs chasing Red Hand starlet McKenna as he catches the eye in trials

“I do definitely want to come over. It’d be an unbelievable experience if I get a chance to go,” the Tyrone prospect says.

Jackie Tyrell enjoying new role with rejuvenated Kilkenny GAA

Jackie Tyrell enjoying new role with rejuvenated Kilkenny

There’s a ‘swagger’ in the Cats’ panel this year, he says.

Cooper unconvinced amalgamating sides is the way forward for GAA

Weaker counties and smaller club sides could see their prospects improved by merging.

‘We’re nearly in a relationship for the next six months!’ – Dubs cruciate victims Kilkenny and O’Brien

The Castleknock player suffered a season-ending injury last month against Kildare.

# gaa - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Bergin bags a brace of goals at Tipperary see off Waterford in Munster minor football tie

The Premier had four points to spare at the Fraher Field this evening.

Cork fire six goals in 23-point victory against Limerick in Munster minor clash

Michael Hurley and Damien Buckley both bagged a brace of goals for the Rebels.

Jack O’Connor sees Kerry minors get off to a flier with 15-point win over Clare

The sides clashed in tonight’s Munster minor football opener in Ennis.

The Government will invest €7.4 million in grassroots soccer, rugby and GAA this year

Irish Sports Council funding aims to encourage and create opportunities for young people.

Green Eyed Monster – Tipperary squad ‘very jealous’ of league semi-final opponents Clare

Brendan Bugler believes that Tipperary will be highly motivated on Sunday afternoon.

Cork announce U21 football side to face Roscommon in All-Ireland semi-final

There’s no changes to the Rebels side for Saturday’s clash in Portlaoise.

Here’s the key GAA fixtures to keep an eye on this week

The dates, times and venues are in for the upcoming action.

Pay for play in GAA? ‘It’s not going to happen in my lifetime but it will go there eventually’

The 2013 Allstar midfielder concedes that pay-for-play may not happen during his playing days but it is a scenario that will eventually come to pass.

Jack O’Connor is back in charge of a Kerry team in championship tonight

O’Connor takes the Kerry minors to Ennis for their Munster clash against Clare.

Brick Walsh pays tribute to Wayne Hutchinson after depression struggle revealed

“I would have played with Wayne a lot, I’d know him well. You’d have to commend him.”

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