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Cork manager Billy Morgan told his players to get down on their knees and pray they would face Meath again later that year in the championship. File photograph: The Irish Times

This Wednesday it will come and go, largely unnoticed but the 30th anniversary of Cork hurlers’ pedestrian win over Kerry in the Munster championship (...)

John Horan: “I would hate to think when all this is over that as an organisation we would have made a decision that cost any family a member of their family.”  Photograph: Tom O’Hanlon/Inpho

Reiterating the view that games activity is extremely unlikely while social distancing is still recommended, GAA President John Horan said that the as(...)

Former GAA President Liam O’Neill hopes some changes can be made over the current period. Photo: Andrew Paton/Inpho

Last month, Liam O’Neill was among the first to call for the GAA simply to draw a line under the 2020 season. The former president, whose term ran unt(...)

Donegal’s Michael Murphy turns 31 in August and says he’s keen to play as much as he can. Photo: Evan Logan/Inpho

Hope and reason may not yet entirely rhyme but Michael Murphy is holding onto both when it comes to the prospect of playing some championship football(...)

The core issue is whether Gaelic games can be played while social distancing continues to be a public health requirement. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

There was a concern that the Government plan for relaxing the Covid-19 lockdown had left the GAA like parents having to tell the children that there’s(...)

‘It appears increasingly unlikely that there will be a significant programme of inter-county GAA games before the end of the financial year [October 31st] due to the ongoing Covid-19 emergency,’ said a statement from the GAA. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

The GAA has informed staff of further pay cuts in response to a bleak financial analysis, which envisages little prospect of a significant games progr(...)

Ray Walker: the Carlow footballer decided not to appeal his four-year suspension for a doping offence. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Confirmation that Carlow footballer Ray Walker is not appealing his four-year suspension for a doping offence has brought swift closure to a case whic(...)

Croke Park pitch manager Stuart Wilson. Photograph:  Bryan O’Brien

Immediately after the All-Ireland club camogie finals at Croke Park on March 1st, pitch manager Stuart Wilson took advantage of a gap in the venue’s p(...)

Offaly line up before a game against Longford in January. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Last week Offaly GAA lost Fr Tom Scully to Covid-19. An inspirational figure, he is widely credited within the county with a pioneering role in the wo(...)

The re-introduction of a knock-out format for the All-Ireland championships may well be considered. Photograph: Inpho

A major revamp of the GAA season will have to be considered with abandoned leagues and restructured championships on the cards. These possibilities a(...)

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