Kieran Fitzgerald and Martin Farragher celebrate Corofin beating Slaughtneil in the All-Ireland club football championship final in March. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho.

GAA plans for a calendar-year season to operate in its major competitions will not now happen next year. The idea that the format, which was initially(...)

Mayo’s Aidan O’Shea plays one of the many hand-passes in the recent Allianz Football League clash against Tyrone.   Photo: Mike Shaughnessy/Inpho

The GAA need to conduct an annual review of trends in football according to Paul Earley, who has said he is worried by the proliferation of hand-passi(...)

Dublin fans make their way past a group supporting the saging of the Garth Brooks concerts at Croke Park. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The GAA is set to tackle its most intractable problem, the associated issues of club fixtures and player welfare. In his annual report, GAA directo(...)

Eugene McGee with Mick O’Dwyer at the launch of his book ‘The GAA in My Time’ by Eugene McGee. Photograph: Matt Browne/Sportsfile

It was Eoin Liston who for me most vividly expressed the enormity of what Eugene McGee had wrought on Kerry. Twenty four years ago this month, the gre(...)

Ballygunner’s Shane O’Sullivan in action against Cratloe (Co Clare) during last weekend’s AIB Munster club hurling quarter-final at Walsh Park, Waterford. Photo: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Central Council will this weekend consider a proposal to condense the football and hurling club competitions into the same year, starting in 2016. Th(...)

St Vincent’s celebrate their AIB All-Ireland senior club football championship success last March at Croke Park. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

At Saturday’s Central Council meeting dedicated to its second report, the Football Review Committee formally sailed into the sunset.In the space of it(...)

Saturday’s GAA Central Council meeting has brought the curtain down on one of the association’s most popular events, the St Patrick’s Day club finals (...)

 Chairman of National Referee Committee Pat McEnaney: “Criticism is something we have to accept – that we haven’t performed up to the level we wanted to.” Photograph: Inpho

Pat McEnaney, chair of the National Referees Committee, has accepted that enforcement of the black card rule must improve. He was speaking after th(...)

IAN O’RIORDAN Aidan Walsh will complete his graduation as a Cork hurler by making his first senior championship start in Sunday’s Munster quarter-fina(...)

The angry scenes as Cavan under-21 manager Peter Reilly confronts referee Derek O’Mahoney at the end of the game against the Dublin under-21s as stewards hold a spectator back. Photograph:  Donall Farmer/Inpho

The Cavan county board may be requested to assist in the investigation into the abuse of match referee Derek O’Mahoney after S(...)