The GAA Annual Congress at the  Slieve Russell Hotel in Co Cavan saw 67 motions on the agenda.  Photograph: Andrew Paton/Inpho

On a busy day with an agenda of 67 motions, GAA Congress approved the one-on-one penalty and also an advantage rule in hurling, both proposals of Liam(...)

It’s unlikely the GAA in Croke Park feel inhibited about justifying the broadcasting deal so discussion should have been facilitated.

The decision not to allow a motion to congress on the issue of subscription broadcast coverage of championship matches was a mistake.Not alone did it (...)

Rory Kavanagh of Donegal keeps possession despite the attentions of Kerry’s David Moran during last year’s All-Ireland final at Croke Park. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho.

Progress can be made in easing the burden on young players without banning them from representing their colleges, according to Dave Billings, the vas(...)

GPA chief executive officer Dessie Farrell at the launch of the 2014 annual report. “We are a separate entity, but I think there’ll always be a requirement for funding from the GAA.”Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The Gaelic Players Association (GPA) are facing “serious funding challenges” as demand increases for the player welfare services currently offered to(...)

Jim Gavin: “He was in the dressing room at our shoulder in victory and defeat. If one was going to battle, Andy Kettle is someone that you would want at your side.” Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The passing of Dublin county board chairman Andy Kettle on Tuesday has led to shock, grief and warm memories emanating throughout GAA circles for a(...)

The players, past and present, who have been awarded scholarships, from left: Rob Lowe (Leitrim), Barry Cahill (Dublin), Tadhg Lowe (Roscommon), Donal Wrynn (Leitrim), Cathal Bellew (Louth), Anne Sinnott, executive dean at DCU Business School, Shane Carthy (St Vincent’s), Coman Goggins (Dublin), James McCarthy (Dublin), Chris Breen (Fermanagh), David O’Shaughnessy (Westmeath)and Eoin O’Connor (Louth). Photograph: Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile

The Gaelic Players Association have this year opened their support programmes to inter-county managers as well as players. Dessie Farrell, the associ(...)

GAA president Liam O’Neill stood by his projection that the GAA was on its way to having more members overseas than at home. Photograph: INPHO/Cathal Noonan

Early GAA interaction with the United States was complicated. The 1888 season became the only one in the history of Gaelic games to be written off ent(...)

Cian O’Sullivan, Michael Darragh Macauley and Paul Flynn (right) with Liam O’Neill before the All Stars match in Boston. Photograph: Ray McManus /Sportsfile

In a wide-ranging media briefing in Boston, during the GAA-GPA All Stars tour, GAA president Liam O’Neill has voiced his support for a Leinster Gaelic(...)

GPA chief executive Dessie Farrell: “There needs to be due diligence, especially when it comes to the stakeholders. And that means the issue of compensation is unavoidable.” Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

The Gaelic Players Association (GPA) has warned against the scheduling of any Friday evening championship matches until the issue of player compensat(...)

Donal Óg Cusack:  “We represent intercounty players. We never, ever claimed to represent club players.” Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Funny how times change and roles are, seemingly, reversed. Donal Óg Cusack, to so many who witnessed Cork scale hurling’s Everest on three occasion fr(...)