Gaelic Players Association chief executive Dessie Farrell. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The Gaelic Players Association has announced that players won’t take part in any All-Ireland B championship, as proposed to this month’s annual congre(...)

Tyrone’s Gemma Begley in action against Meath’s Tara Halligan. “We’ve made good progress so far but it’s just the beginning.” Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Tyrone Gaelic footballer Gemma Begley, a two-time All Star, is a member of the executive team of the Women’s Gaelic Players Association which was form(...)

Kerry’s David Moran and Dublin’s Paul Flynn at the launch of Setanta Sports’ coverage of the 2016 Allianz Leagues. “If those services save one life then they’re worthwhile, end of story,” said Flynn. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Newly installed Gaelic Players Association secretary Paul Flynn has offered a robust defence of the under fire players body, lining up pundit Colm O’(...)

All-Ireland champions Dublin have won 10 of the last 11 Leinster football championships. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

By rights this should be a week of intrigue and speculation. For its first business of 2016 the GAA’s Central Council is going to determine no less we(...)

Conor McManus and the Monaghan team celebrate with the Anglo Celt cup in the dressing room after they won the championship. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

With the shape and format of the GAA’s senior intercounty football championship due to be discussed next weekend, association president Aogán Ó Feargh(...)

The GAA is to introduce blood testing in 2016. Photograph: Getty

Blood testing is to be introduced for GAA players from January 1st 2016. The move comes as part of the 2016 Anti-Doping programme which is being rol(...)

Cork captain Anna Geary lifts the cup after beating Kilkenny in the All Ireland Senior Camogie Final in Croke Park against Kilkenny. Photograph: Alan Betson

I was having a conversation last week with some friends and the topic of women’s sports came up, more specifically the challenges we sportswomen face.(...)

Limerick defender Seamus Hickey is the new GPA chairman. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Limerick hurler Seamus Hickey is the new chairman of the Gaelic Players Association after being elected at Saturday’s AGM of the players’ body (...)

Anthony Cunningham resigned from his role as Galway hurling manager after players put forward a vote of no confidence in him. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho.

The Gaelic Players Association (GPA) has denied that it is driving an agenda in relation to player discontent with intercounty management(...)

“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 (...)