GAA Congress

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Nickey Brennan is hopeful the leagues can begin in March and the new rule will be first trialled before championship. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Opponents of the new rule aimed at eradicating aspects of cynical play in hurling and football may have been silenced by the decision at GAA Congress (...)

GAA Ard Stiúrthóir Tom Ryan speaking at the GAA Congress in Croke Park on Saturday. Photograph: Tom O’Hanlon/Inpho

Football’s new back-pass rule will be in force for this year’s provincial and All-Ireland championships. The decision to implement almost immediately (...)

Director General of the GAA Paraic Duffy speaks to Westmeath county board chairman Sean Sheridan during Annual Congress on Saturday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

At GAA Congress, the drama steps lightly into the room and goes about its business with humdrum stealth. History gets made quietly, drumrolls muffle(...)

GAA Congress have voted in favour of the ‘Super 8’. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The GAA Congress this morning passed the motion to replace the All-Ireland SFC quarter-finals with a ‘Super 8’ round-robin format - despite both the c(...)

GAA Congress has passed a motion to introduce the ‘Super 8’ into the Senior Football Championship. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The motion to change the format of the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship to incorporate a Super-8 phase at the quarter-final stage was passed a(...)

The 2015 GAA Annual Congress which  took place at the  Slieve Russell Hotel, Co Cavan.  Photo: Andrew Paton/Inpho

Friday night at GAA Congress: the lost hours. The agenda isn’t intended to start that many fires but equally, delegates have become accustomed to not (...)