Wexford proving to be model county after recording €481k surplus

After recording a €481,000 surplus in their 2018 accounts, Wexford chairman Derek Kent has claimed a similar figure can be achieved next year.

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Eric Lowndes: Dubs won’t lose sleep over Meath reverse

Dublin defender Eric Lowndes has insisted the four-in-a-row All-Ireland winners won’t lose any sleep about a mid-December challenge match defeat, even if it ...

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Meath's Mickey Newman refreshed and raring to go

Experienced Meath attacker Mickey Newman insists he did the right thing by sitting out the entire 2018 season to concentrate on his fitness.

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Sarsfields overcome battling St Finbarr’s in Cork final

Sarsfields retained their RedFM Cork senior hurling league title at a windswept Páirc Uí Rinn last night following their battling two-point victory ...

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Treasurer slams ‘serious abuse’ of Galway GAA credit card

The “serious abuse” of the Galway GAA credit card for the payment of personal expenses, officer expenses totalling €45k in 2016 and running up a ...

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'I can’t understand why lads wouldn't want to hurl for their county': Eddie Brennan disappointed by Laois opt outs

The county's new manager will have to make do without 2018 captain Ross King and club hurler of the year Ciaran Collier. Cahir Healy is also expected to switch to ...

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Louth gain council's backing for new 12,000-capacity stadium site

An €8m, 12,000-capacity stadium is to be built close to Dundalk IT.

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Galway clubs want answers after 'damning' audit

Unsupported expenses, unapproved credit card use and unaccounted for complimentary tickets are among the startling findings in the independent audit of the Galway ...

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Limerick hurlers hailed at medals gala

Adare Manor last night hosted a gala event 45 years in the making.

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'He won many battles for Cork, on the field and in the boardroom'

Signing off as Cork County Board secretary, Frank Murphy described his 46 years in the role as a “remarkable journey”.

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‘Cork GAA family acutely poised to blossom’

New County Board CEO Kevin O’Donovan has set out his new vision for Cork GAA – with the club at its centre.

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Divisional and third-level motions defeated

The two motions tabled by Glen Rovers at Saturday’s convention, to exclude divisional teams from the Cork senior championships and prevent third-level club ...

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Kieran McGeeney: Some managers toe the line — but I don’t do PR

Kieran McGeeney has hit out at the experimental playing rules and believes the changes are a knee-jerk reaction to the criticisms of pundits.

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Meath master Dublin — but worthy cause the real winner

A few minutes before throw-in in Navan, a group of school kids from the St Peter’s, Dunboyne and Round Tower, Clondalkin GAA clubs posed together for a photograph. ...

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Jimmy Hyland adds new dimension to rules discussion

Football managers were given food for thought following Jimmy Hyland’s succession of scores in Kildare’s O’Byrne Cup win over Carlow.

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Tracey Kennedy declares ‘new era’ for Cork GAA, lauds ‘positive’ tie-up with Croke Park

Tracey Kennedy began her address to Cork’s GAA convention on Saturday with some words of thanks, apologising in advance for unintentional omissions. “It’s ...

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Food for thought for managers as Kildare's Jimmy Hyland takes advantage of experimental rules

Football managers were given food for thought following Jimmy Hyland's succession of scores in Kildare's O'Byrne Cup win over Carlow.

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7,000 attend Sean Cox charity match between Meath and Dublin

The Royals ran out two-point winners, beating Dublin by 0-16 to 1-11.

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Stadium debt will not impact on day-to-day running of Cork GAA, Kennedy insists

Cork GAA chair Tracey Kennedy has claimed that the mountainous spending overrun on Pairc Ui Chaoimh will have no impact on the day-to-day running of Cork GAA.

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'This impasse is tearing the whole place apart': The Stormont standoff's devastating affect on sport

On Thursday lunchtime, a group of 23 Ulster Council coaches gathered in the head offices in Market Street, Armagh City.

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Transfer rule change would help city clubs

Freemount’s delegate to the Cork County Board, John O’Flynn, believes that motions relating to transfers at tonight’s annual convention could provide ...

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Cork's divisional debate: Time for change or maintain the status quo?

At tonight’s Cork GAA convention, club delegates will decide whether or not divisional teams should be excluded from the county senior championships. A motion ...

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Questions for delegates to consider at Cork's GAA convention in €110m Páirc Uí Chaoimh

If you were a Cork club delegate going to tonight’s annual GAA convention at Páirc Uí Chaoimh, what questions would you ask based on the revelations ...

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Tipperary give Liam Sheedy winning start against All-Ireland champions Limerick

A crowd of 3,224 is not what you expect for a first-round Munster SHL fixture on a cold and, at times, wet evening in mid-December. Then again, this wasn’t ...

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Five takeaways from the ongoing financial difficulties at Páirc Uí Chaoimh

Michael Moynihan looks at five takeaways from today's revelations on the ongoing financial difficulties at Páirc Uí Chaoimh.

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Páirc Uí Chaoimh revamp cost spirals over €100m

The cost of redeveloping Páirc Ui Chaoimh has soared towards €110m, with Croke Park now set to spend at least a decade in charge of the new stadium in ...

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Revealed: Páirc redevelopment costs soar towards €110m as Croke Park steps in

Croke Park stadium director Peter McKenna says the cost of redeveloping Páirc Uí Chaoimh has escalated to an eye-watering total of €110 million, ...

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Leinster regrets linger for Cian O’Sullivan

At the end of his worst week of the year, you’d almost feel some sympathy for Cian O’Sullivan. Even with his six All-Irelands.

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Peter McKenna on five big issues facing Páirc Uí Chaoimh

What about Páirc Uí Chaoimh's playing surface?

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Commercials to appeal fine for final no-show

Clonmel Commericals are to appeal a €2,500 fine imposed on them for failing to field a team in the South Tipperary final earlier this month.

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Waterford County Board chairman Paddy Joe Ryan resists call to boycott Munster championship

The redevelopment of Walsh Park remains the only show in town, a point that Waterford County Board chairman Paddy Joe Ryan reiterated at last night’s annual ...

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Sheedy: ‘Tipperary right now are outside top six’

Liam Sheedy’s second term in charge of Tipperary gets underway against the All-Ireland champions this evening at the Gaelic Grounds (7.30pm) and the Portroe ...

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Munster GAA Grants: County by county breakdown for the funding

Munster GAA chiefs today announced €1.13m in funding for club and school capital development projects in the province.

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Galway GAA chief pledges to get past ‘damning’ financial audit

Galway County Board chairman Pat Kearney has described as “damning” the findings of an independent audit of Galway GAA finances, which was presented ...

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Aoife Murray and Gemma O’Connor commit to another season for Cork

Goalkeeper Aoife Murray and 11-time All-Star Gemma O’Connor have committed to the Cork camogie set-up for 2019, manager Paudie Murray has revealed.

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‘We’re back in the chasing pack,’ says Tipp’s Seamus Callanan

Tipperary attacker Seamus Callanan says he and his teammates are keen to make up for last season’s disappointing championship.

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Wexford’s Paudie Foley insists high expectation for 2019 is no load

When Damien Fitzhenry spoke last May about it being a silverware or bust season for Wexford, some supporters felt the legendary goalkeeper was piling unnecessary ...

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Corn Uí Mhuirí and Harty Cup draws: Cork guaranteed two football semi-finalists

Cork will have two schools in the last four of the Corn Uí Mhuirí after this evening's quarter-final draws threw up two all-Cork pairings.

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Sean Cavanagh fears long-term concussion effects after 'scary' injury

"I was sitting in work a few weeks later. I still was feeling nausea. I was still feeling sick. My balance wasn't right. My sleeping wasn't right."

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Kerry footballer Conor Cox joins Roscommon senior squad

Kerry footballer Conor Cox has transferred to play with the Roscommon football team in 2019.

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'We are not Dublin, nor does Kerry ever want to be a Dublin': Kerry club delegates oppose changing captaincy process

A recommendation that the selection of Kerry football captain be taken away from the county senior championship-winning club and put in the hands of Kerry management ...

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Cork’s expenses for inter-county sides down €200k

Despite the change to the Munster SHC format meaning more games in 2018, Cork’s inter-county team expenses figure dropped by more than €200,000 this year ...

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Stephen Bennett says relegation may help Waterford's reboot

For a county under new management and still licking their wounds after a disappointing championship campaign, starting 2019 in the second tier of hurling’s ...

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Even in darkest December, Dublin fill Meath’s horizon

Mid-December yet already the challenge of the old enemy Dublin is high on the mind of Meath manager Andy McEntee.

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2017 Galway U21 final to be played a year behind schedule

The 2017 Galway U21 hurling final takes place on Saturday, as poor fixture-planning and a condensed calendar has resulted in the competition running 12 months behind ...

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I’ll give it another year, says Briege Corkery

Dual star Briege Corkery will be hoping to extend her own record All-Ireland medal haul after confirming she will be available to Cork camogie boss Paudie Murray ...

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Stunning Hamilton High down the raging favourites

Hamilton HS Bandon stunned Corn Uí Mhuirí champions, Pobalscoil Chorca Dhuibhne, in this final Group C game played in difficult conditions in Tralee.

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New rules will alter Dublin's approach, says Jim McGuinness

Jim McGuinness, the last manager to take down Dublin in the Championship, reckons it will take “something exceptional” to prevent the All-Ireland title-holders ...

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Tim Murphy warns AFL are hovering for Kerry’s most talented

Keeping Kerry’s most talented young players at home and preventing further footballers from signing AFL contracts represents a “huge challenge” ...

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Patrick Fox pleased with superb defensive contribution

A few moments before Patrick Fox spoke to TG4 after Sunday’s AIB Leinster club final win, he learned who Mullinalaghta would be playing next.

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