Dublin football manager Jim Gavin believes national league should be abolished and replaced in early season by the provincial championships – effectively detaching them from the All-Ireland series. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Dublin Gaelic football manager urges revamped All-Ireland championship based on ‘Champions League’ style format

Dublin manager Jim Gavin during a press conference ahead of the GAA GPA All Star Tour 2014 match on Saturday in Boston,  Massachusetts. Photograph: Sportsfile

On All Star trip to Boston, coach says counties would still have an early-season competition

Kerry’s James O’Donoghue gets by Anthony Thompson of Donegal during September’s All-Ireland football final at Croke Park. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho.

Injury meant Kerry Footballer of the Year wasn’t able to train for much of last summer

Páraic Duffy: “They’re [Australians] very positive about wanting to come to Ireland next year”

With GAA and Australian Football League again in harmony games on threshold of new era

Michael Murphy of Ireland looks to pass while pressured by  Harry Taylor and Nick Smith of Australia during the International Rules Test Match between Australia and Ireland in Perth on Saturday. Photograph: Getty

GAA director general says series could return to a two-match format

Australia manager Alastair Clarkson at this morning’s press conference. Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

Alastair Clarkson also said that he believed the policy of selecting only top players should be maintained

James McCarthy and Colm Begley training at Patersons Stadium in Perth. Utilising McCarthy’s pace is key to Ireland’s hopes. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

Future of International Rules series may depend on how match plays out

Ireland’s David Moran training with Ross Munnelly ahead of Saturday’s Test match with Australia. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Kerry All Star has always been inspired by the exploits of fellow county men

GAA president Liam O’Neill: ‘Taking a gap year is a bit like breaking off an engagement and going back again – it doesn’t really work. You could get a lot more momentum into it if it was played every year’. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

GAA president believes association would agree to further one-Test contests in future

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