Monaghan players were not informed by their county board of the new anti-doping sanctions

Monaghan County Board chairman Pádraig Sherry has responded to the GAA anti-doping committee’s “serious concern” about the lack of understanding and a(...)

Oisín McConville: “I had a fair idea that he [Thomas Connolly, who got a two-year suspension for doping] was going to be made an example of and that’s a pity.” Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Following Thomas Connolly’s two-year suspension for ingesting anabolic steroids, the opinions of former Armagh footballer Oisín McConville and Kilkenn(...)

“If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster And treat those two impostors just the same” - Rudyard Kipling

Why are we all so hung up on winning or losing? When did it become so important in sport? Is it in the human make up, psyche, or DNA to always want to(...)

Dublin footballer James McCarthy has a therapeutic use exemption for a Ventolin inhaler.

James McCarthy answers the first question of the day with that look of complete inevitability – and no, it’s not about drug testing in the GAA.Because(...)

Sign at Semple Stadium. Photograph: Inpho.

The GAA will meet the Irish Sports Council later this month to discuss the implementation of blood testing within Gaelic games next year, which was an(...)

‘It was with deep regret that we learnt of the tragic passing of Shane early this morning in such shocking circumstances’. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Tributes have been paid to Fermanagh hurler Shane Mulholland who passed away after a car crash on Friday night .The 27-year-old was involved in a coll(...)

GPA CEO Dessie Farrell at the launch of the report entitled “Never Enough Time” – the experience of third level student county GAA players by Dr Aoife Lane, Department of Health Sport and Exercise Science, Waterford Institute of Technology.

Even accounting for the presumption that no student in the world would admit to having enough hours in the day to satisfy all their demands there are(...)

Alan Cadogan returns at corner forward for Cork in their Allianz Hurling League semi-final against Dublin on Sunday. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Cork are back to full strength for Sunday’s Allianz Hurling League semi-final against Dublin at Nowlan Park.Manager Jimmy Barry-Murphy has welcomed b(...)

The GPA will be taking no further action against Clare after hurlers Davy O’Halloran and Nickey O’Connell complained about the disciplinary treatment they received from manager Davy Fitzgerald. Photograph: Inpho

It appears that no further action is to be taken by the Gaelic Players Association in relation to the issues raised in the Clare hurling panel. Accord(...)

Davy O’Halloran told The Irish Times he felt “humiliated” by the treatment he received from Clare manager Davy Fitzgerald. Photograpgh: James Crombie/Inpho.

The Gaelic Players’ Association will be investigating the claimed “humiliating double-standard” treatment that two Clare hurlers claim they received f(...)