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# gpa - Friday 30 May, 2014

‘For him to suffer in silence with it for so long, it was a bit of a wake-up call’ Mental Health This post contains videos

‘For him to suffer in silence with it for so long, it was a bit of a wake-up call’

Dublin U21 manager Dessie Farrell on the issues experienced by one of his players Shane Carthy this year.

# gpa - Thursday 29 May, 2014

‘We Wear More’ – GPA aim to uncover the mental health issues beneath the county jersey

The GPA today launched their new mental health campaign with the help of a number of county players.

# gpa - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

The GAA and Glanbia are launching a new Protein Milk

Coming soon to a shop near you…

# gpa - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

GPA welcomes Sky Sports deal but cautions against exploitation of players’ images

Spokesperson Sean Potts is pleased that international coverage of GAA is set to increase but notes it is ‘regrettable’ that TV3 lost out on broadcasting rights.

# gpa - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

McConville reveals ‘lots of high profile players in bother’ with gambling

The former Armagh footballer believes the number of ‘problem gamblers’ will continue to grow.

# gpa - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

Number of GAA players accessing GPA Mental Health Service trebles in 2013

The GPA has announced the latest figures, but says there is more work to be done in 2014.

# gpa - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

Reminder: Every Gaelic footballer must wear a mouthguard from January 1st

The new rule is part of the GAA’s ongoing efforts to safeguard the welfare of players.

# gpa - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

Snapshot – Hurling stars jet off on 5,804 mile trip to Shanghai

The 2012 and 2013 Opel Allstar teams headed off to China today.

# gpa - Friday 8 November, 2013

Dessie Farrell pays tribute to Niall Donoghue at GPA AGM RIP

Dessie Farrell pays tribute to Niall Donoghue at GPA AGM

Farrell was speaking at the AGM of the players’ body today in Croke Park.

Dermot Earley elected new GPA President with David Collins new secretary

The AGM of the player’s body was held today in Croke Park.

# gpa - Friday 18 October, 2013

Macauley eyes ‘Footballer of the Year’ award after rapid Dublin progress

The Ballyboden St Enda’s club man is nominated for the award that will be announced on November 8th.

# gpa - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

Munster and Leinster name squads for ‘Super Hurling 11s’ in America GAA

Munster and Leinster name squads for ‘Super Hurling 11s’ in America

The Celtic Champions Classic takes place in Notre Dame on Saturday.

# gpa - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

GPA admit gambling amongst GAA players a ‘continuing worry’

Tyrone’s Cathal McCarron has become the latest inter-county star to struggle with the problem.

# gpa - Friday 4 October, 2013

12 Dublin players nominated for 2013 GAA/GPA football Allstars

Mayo, Monaghan, Kerry, Tyrone, Cavan, Cork, London, Galway, Meath and Donegal also have players nominated.

# gpa - Thursday 3 October, 2013

13 Clare players nominated for 2013 GAA/GPA hurling Allstars

Cork, Dublin, Limerick, Kilkenny, Waterford and Wexford also have players nominated this year.

# gpa - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

New balls please? GAA to experiment with yellow sliotar in hurling

“It was always in my head that the ball was the wrong colour,” former Cork goalkeeper Donal Óg Cusack said yesterday.

Super Hurling 11s: what is the GAA’s newest game and how will it help hurling to crack America?

The GAA will showcase its new version of hurling to a US audience next month.

# gpa - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

Obama’s praise for ‘Gaelic rock stars’ and GAA players who helped in rebuilding Breezy Point GAA

Obama’s praise for ‘Gaelic rock stars’ and GAA players who helped in rebuilding Breezy Point

A group of hurlers and Gaelic footballers led a delegation to the Hurricane Sandy-hit part of New York in October.

# gpa - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

Wexford GAA star disappointed after racism motion is shot down

Dual player Lee Chin has spoken out on the issue in Gaelic Games.

# gpa - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

Here’s your modern GAA boots pic of the day

Hurler and footballers didn’t wear these colours on their boots back in the day.

# gpa - Friday 15 February, 2013

Here’s how Twitter reacted to Jerry Kiernan’s interview last night Grants Debate This post contains images

Here’s how Twitter reacted to Jerry Kiernan’s interview last night

The former Irish athlete has provoked a strong reaction from his views on the payment of grants to inter-county players.

# gpa - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

VIDEO: NBC Nightly News feature GAA stars’ rebuilding efforts in Sandy-hit Breezy Point GAA This post contains videos

VIDEO: NBC Nightly News feature GAA stars’ rebuilding efforts in Sandy-hit Breezy Point

That’s one way to pronouce Donal Óg, I suppose.

# gpa - Thursday 29 November, 2012

GAA will not pick up the tab for potential cuts to player grants scheme

Mayo footballer Cillian O’Connor has revealed that players are ‘upset’ about the prospect of cuts.

# gpa - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

GAA/GPA player grants scheme facing potential cuts

Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Michael Ring revealed yesterday that he is anxious for a new deal to brokered to assist inter-county stars.

# gpa - Monday 12 November, 2012

Travelling party confirmed for 2012 Football All-Star tour to New York

Twelve players have been added to the group which will depart on Wednesday ahead of next Saturday’s exhibition game in Gaelic Park.

# gpa - Saturday 3 November, 2012

VIDEO: The book isn’t closed on my career just yet — Lar Corbett

The likes of Niall Quinn, Donal Óg Cusack and Matthew Macklin hit Thurles for the book launch.

# gpa - Friday 26 October, 2012

Motion passed for county boards to sign up to players’ charter

It has also been decided that the idea of combined Ulster Hurling squads will be further explored.

Gazing into the crystal ball: 2012 Hurling All Stars

Our writers try to forecast who will be rewarded for their performances in this season’s All-Ireland senior hurling championship.

# gpa - Wednesday 24 October, 2012

Gazing into the crystal ball: 2012 Football All Stars

Our writers try to forecast who will be rewarded for their performances in this season’s All-Ireland senior football championship.

# gpa - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

Shefflin and Murphy win September player of the month awards

Shefflin and Murphy win September player of the month awards

The All-Ireland Final efforts of the duo have been duly recognised.

# gpa - Thursday 13 September, 2012

Monthly player awards for Joe Canning and Karl Lacey

After respective defeats of the Rebels in their semi-final showdowns, the August awards go to Canning and Lacey.

# gpa - Thursday 9 August, 2012

Bradley praises rescheduling of Donegal club games

Donegal have received a boost ahead of their upcoming All-Ireland senior football showdown with Cork.

# gpa - Tuesday 10 July, 2012

Marren and Maher claim player awards

The GAA GPA Player of the Month titles for June have been announced.

# gpa - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

Dessie Farrell: “We have encouraged players to be very careful of their attitude to Twitter.”

The GPA chief speaks out on Twitter usage by inter-county stars and the Seanie Johnston affair.

# gpa - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

Farney barney: Monaghan to boycott NHL final

A statement from the players has confirmed that they will hand Fingal a walkover on Sunday.

# gpa - Monday 12 March, 2012

‘He’ll be missed’ — Gaelic Players Association rues Sheridan’s shock decision to emigrate

US-bound Meath forward calls time on his football career.

# gpa - Saturday 10 December, 2011

I left my heart in San Francisco: watch how the 2011 All-Star game unfolded California Dreaming This post contains videos

I left my heart in San Francisco: watch how the 2011 All-Star game unfolded

Thirty of the game’s best players took a break from the distractions of California to play an exhibition game. Here’s the best bits.

# gpa - Friday 21 October, 2011

Brogan and Fennelly shine at All-Stars banquet

A year after his brother Bernard took the title, Dublin’s Alan Brogan has been named the GAA’s Footballer of the Year.

# gpa - Wednesday 7 September, 2011

GAA and GPA All-Star awards to merge

Each All-Star will be given a cheque for €1,500 in recognition of their achievement, while recipients of the Player of Year award will receive €5,000.

# gpa - Wednesday 27 July, 2011

Players “unanimously support” the use of technology, says GPA Decision Time This post contains a poll

Players “unanimously support” the use of technology, says GPA

The GPA has put pressure on Croke Park bosses to approve the use of Hawk-eye when they meet next month. Vote in our poll to have your say.

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