Liam Kearns: “I think this new system will make it very difficult for any team like Tipperary to repeat what Tipperary did last year, if it goes through.” Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

Tipperary manager Liam Kearns has expressed his disappointment with the county board’s decision to support the All-Ireland senior football championshi(...)

GAA director general Páraic Duffy. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

The Gaelic Players Association (GPA) will be calling on this weekend’s GAA Congress to reject the so-called ‘Super 8’ phase of the football championsh(...)

Dublin  had always been challenging territory for the GAA and the decision over 15 years to pump sustained funds into the county has been a success. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

They might be trivial compared to events on a global scale but the GAA must face up to some ominous signs blowing around its own world. Equality is an(...)

Páraic Duffy: the GAA director general said at Tuesday’s launch of his annual report that the motions down for discussionat Annual Congress should benefit club players. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

The GAA has said it is looking forward to engaging with the Club Players Association as part of ongoing efforts to address the fixtures’ crisis within(...)

 Director general Páraic Duffy at the launch of his annual report  with  president Aogán Ó Fearghaíl.  Photograph:  Donall Farmer/Inpho

The prospects of the inter-county season being condensed improved on Tuesday with the announcement that the raft of motions going to February’s GAA A(...)

The the CPA’s decision to make public their opposition to Páraic Duffy’s championship reform proposals on the day that he launches his annual report might be seen as either unfortunate or aggressive timing. Photograph: Sportsfile

Asked on his deathbed to renounce Satan, the man in the anecdote says: “this is no time to be making enemies”. For an organisation that was launched t(...)

Club players really can walk away whenever they like, and they do. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

This has truly been the club players’ winter of discontent. The launch last week of the Club Players’ Association was followed in short order by the(...)

Gaelic Players Association new chief executive  Dermot Earley: has held senior command positions in his military career and is focused and articulate. Photograph: Sportsfile

Dermot Earley’s appointment as chief executive is a good choice by the Gaelic Players Association. His playing credentials are unassailable but more (...)

Championship  blueprint drawn up by GAA director general Páraic Duffy is only game in town for significant  reform. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Maybe it’s just because the beginning of every year is meant to carry the promise of the future rather than the accumulated weight of the past that th(...)

Monaghan footballer Conor McManus at the launch of the ESRI study to determine demands on senior intercounty players. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

He’s not quite in the same boat as Cork’s Derek Kavanagh, whose hip was replaced at just 32, but that same operation is coming down the line for Conor(...)

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