“I consider this a kangaroo court decision, led by a core group of players orchestrated with the help of others outside Galway, motivated by a desire to unjustly extend their lifespan as inter-county players, placing personal agendas above the greater good of Galway hurling.”

Anthony Cunningham’s departure as Galway hurling manager was always likely to be fractious given his desire to remain in the position and the refusal (...)

Darragh O’Connell of Cuala with Jack Langton of Clara during their Leinster semi-final. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Cuala 3-12, Clare 0-17: The winter sun flooded Parnell Parkyesterday afternoon but it shone more brightly for Cuala, who are back in the AIB Leinster (...)

Killarney Legion’s James O’Donoghue celebrates James O’Sullivan’s equalising point against South Kerry in last week’s drawn Kerry SFC final. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Matches Sunday at 2.0 unless stated Munster club SFC semi-finals Clonmel Commercials (Tipperary) v Miltown Malbay (Clare), Clonmel Sportsfield (...)

GAA director of games Pat Daly: Photograph: Inpho

The GAA can learn from the Australians in their cultivation of basic skills, according to Pat Daly, the association’s director of games. Speaki(...)

Ireland captain Padraig Joyce with the Cormac McAnallen cupin 2004. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Even though two of manager Joe Kernan’s selectors, Darragh Ó Sé and Dermot Earley, enjoyed distinguished international careers, the most experience(...)

Killarney Legion’s James O’Donoghue in action against South Kerry’s Killian Young in the Kerry senior club football final. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Munster Council’s controversial decision to accept Killarney’s Legion’s nomination to play the Munster club semi-final against Nemo Rangers was aut(...)

Galway hurling manager  Anthony Cunningham. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

A last-ditch attempt to convene discussions between Galway hurlers and county officials failed on Thursday and the controversy over Anthony Cunningham(...)

Kilkenny’s Nowlan Park: Dublin will play the winners of Wicklow v Laois there in the 2016 football championship. Photograph: Inpho.

Leinster Council has defended itself against the charge of apparent anomalies in the fixtures decisions for next year’s provincial championship. Dubl(...)

Referee David Coldrick: the All-Ireland Day documentary showed just what it’s like to be charged with refereeing a hectic All-Ireland final. Referee: James Crombie/Inpho

All-Ireland Day, produced by Loosehorse and shown on Monday night on RTÉ was as vivid a portrait of the great day as has been seen. Taken from an a(...)

Coolderry’s Joe Brady challenges Colm Cronin of Cuala during the Leinster Senior Hurling Club  Championship Quarter-Final at O’Connor Park, Tullamore yesterday Photograph: Inpho

Cuala 1-23 Coolderry 0-12 They say getting out of Dublin is the hard part, and Cuala certainly made their first venture into Leinster look per(...)