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Dublin: 18 °C Tuesday 29 July, 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 - Saturday 26 July, 2014

Stacks to face West Kerry after quarter-final draw for the 2014 Kerry senior football championship

With reigning champions Dr Crokes out of the reckoning, the championship is an open affair.

3 talking points ahead of Saturday’s Round 4A football qualifiers

Two more quarter-final places will be filled after this evening’s double-header in Tullamore.

Cork aiming for redemptive performance against Sligo — Walsh

“[Against Kerry] not to put in a performance was the worst of it,” says the man hoping to keep his dual role alive.

Ladies football preview: Clare look to kickstart summer with shock of Westmeath in qualifiers GAA

# gaa - Friday 25 July, 2014

Wexford make one change to team for quarter final date with Limerick

Liam Dunne has placed faith in the same 15 that started the recent win over Waterford.

One change for Dublin as they gear up for clash with free-scoring Tipp

Niall Corcoran comes into the Dubs defence for Sunday’s All-Ireland quarter final.

Here’s your GAA coverage on TV and radio this weekend

You don’t want to miss these.

Offaly U21 hurling manager Dermot Hogan dies in tragic accident RIP

Offaly U21 hurling manager Dermot Hogan dies in tragic accident

County chairman Padraig Boland pays tribute to a man whose “positivity towards Offaly hurling was infectious.”


Dublin’s Mick Carton on juggling life as a fireman and an inter-county hurler Fireman Mick This post contains videos

Dublin’s Mick Carton on juggling life as a fireman and an inter-county hurler

The Dubs defender takes viewers inside the fire station tonight on RTÉ 2.

Player burnout no problem if you ‘do all the small things right’… and eat plenty of steak

Cork dual star Aidan Walsh is well placed to voice his method of combating fatigue as he aims to play nine inter-county fixtures in 12 summer weeks.

No’ looking back! It’s Alan Nolan’s time to shine after years on the Dublin subs bench

“You’d be really sick with yourself if you get a chance and you didn’t take it.”

# gaa - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Tipperary hurlers and footballers both stick with same XV for upcoming clashes

The sides meet Dublin and Galway respectively this weekend.

Limerick unchanged ahead of All-Ireland quarter-final clash with Wexford

TJ Ryan has kept faith with the same XV who were beaten by Cork in the Munster final.

Cork chief Cuthbert vows to review dual player situation at end of the season

The football boss is preparing for a do-or-die clash with Sligo on Saturday night.

A quiz question reminded James O’Donoghue what it means to be ‘a true Kerry player’

James O’Donoghue has stepped out of the shadows to become one of Kerry’s stars – but he knows he has won nothing yet.


Cooper: I’ve two weeks to show Jim that I deserve that Dublin jersey

Jonny Cooper is already counting down the days until he can return to training.

‘If Cillian O’Connor isn’t classed as a marquee forward, I don’t know who is’

Mayo keeper Rob Hennelly bats away any lingering doubts about the Connacht champions’ attacking options.

# gaa - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

GAA probe set to end as Meath decide not to pursue biting allegations

TV footage showed Mickey Burke’s hand coming into contact with Dublin forward Eoghan O’Gara’s mouth.

Limerick determined to show that glory days were no flash in the pan

“We can’t underestimate how big this game is for us,” Paudie O’Brien insists.

# gaa - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Brian Cuthbert rings the changes as Cork prepare for qualifier with Sligo

The Rebels will try to bounce back from the Munster final humbling this weekend.

Limerick’s minors make it back-to-back Munster titles with win over Waterford GAA

Limerick’s minors make it back-to-back Munster titles with win over Waterford

The Déise came up short in the replay at Semple Stadium.

Dublin have fresh injury worries ahead of their All-Ireland quarter-final

The Dubs face Tipperary in Semple Stadium on Sunday afternoon.

Wexford suspend quarter-final ticket sales, seek move to Croke Park

The county board say the move has been made as demand is outstripping supply.


No more short kick-outs as International Rules modified to benefit Aussies

Additionally a mark will no longer be awarded for a backward pass.

# gaa - Monday 21 July, 2014

Here are the teams for tomorrow’s Munster minor hurling final replay

Both counties have named their sides for the replay in Semple Stadium.

Dublin’s All-Ireland quarter-final will be exclusively live on Sky Sports

The Road to Sam became a little bit clearer this afternoon as the GAA confirmed dates and times for the final qualifiers and quarter-finals.

GAA to wait for referee’s report on Dublin ‘bite’ allegation

Meath manager Mick O’Dowd alleged that Mickey Burke was bitten during yesterday’s Leinster SFC final.

Slow start and missed chances led to Monaghan’s downfall — O’Rourke

‘Overall, I don’t think we played well enough on the day to win the game’, added the Farney boss.

Jimmy’s winning matches (again) and the rest of Sunday’s best GAA images In Pics This post contains images

Jimmy’s winning matches (again) and the rest of Sunday’s best GAA images

There were four provincial titles up for grabs at minor and senior in Leinster and Ulster.

5 talking points from the weekend’s GAA action

From Dublin’s dominance to Clare’s failure to hold out in Ennis.

Dublin rule supreme – but Royal rout was too ‘patchy’ for Jim Gavin’s liking

The Dubs dished out a hiding in Croke Park yesterday… and it still wasn’t up to Jim Gavin’s high standards.

Your GAA Championship weekend review GAA

Your GAA Championship weekend review

We had qualifier drama aplenty, provincial silverware, Garth Brooksm stale porter and much more besides.

# gaa - Sunday 20 July, 2014

All-Ireland football qualifiers round 4B pairings confirmed

Today’s provincial results means no draw is required.

Michael Darragh Macauley sends celebratory tweet to Rihanna after Dubs down Meath

The Dublin footballer urged the singer to “call” him.

Biting allegations overshadow Dublin’s Leinster final win

Meath manager Mick O’Dowd has alleged that defender Mickey Burke was bitten in the second half.

Donegal reverse 2013 result to claim Ulster football title

Monaghan couldn’t live up to last year’s performance.


Snapshot: Martin O’Neill watched the Dubs hammer Meath in Croke Park today

Perhaps he wanted to see MDMA’s first touch in the flesh.

Dublin are Leinster SFC champions for the ninth time in 10 years

It’s a hat-trick of wins over Meath in the provincial decider.

Quick start gives Donegal Ulster MFC title

It’s their first win at this level since 2006.

Garth Brooks darts and paint bucket cider coolers as Clones hosts Ulster final

The Farneymen know how to throw a pre-match party.