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St Patrick’s players celebrate after defeating Rathnew in the Wicklow senior final Replay at Joule Park, Aughrim, Co Wicklow. Photograph: Inpho

Years ago, an early pioneer of sports psychology in Gaelic games was approached by a team in the hope that he’d give them “an oul’ talk” in the run-up(...)

Cian O’Neill and Kildare: are still insisting the game against Mayo is played, as originally decided, in Newbridge. Photograph: Donal Farmer/Inpho

GAA ticket sales are continuing for Saturday’s round three All-Ireland football qualifier between Kildare and Mayo at Croke Park, despite the threat (...)

GAA Finance Director, Tom Ryan. Photograph: Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

The GAA has defended the policy in relation to the inclusion of top salaries in its annual accounts. Under FRS (Financial Reporting Standard) 102, acc(...)

CPA executive members  Michael Higgins,  Anthony Moyles,  Michéal Briody, chairman, and Aaron Kernan at the organisation’s press conference at the , National Sports Campus, Abbotstown. Photograph:  Photograph:  Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile

It was typical of the Club Players’ Association’s flinty resolve that they ignored any concerns about the timing of their fixtures launch on Tuesday. (...)

Páraic Duffy: the director general of the GAA has been a primary advocate for the changes proposed at Congress. Photo:  Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile

Saturday at this year’s GAA Annual Congress will be another of those days absolutely dominated by one proposal, the football championship reforms that(...)

Neither club or county players are backin the GAA’s ‘Super 8’ proposals. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

As a club player I hope that the ‘Super 8’ proposals fail at Congress this weekend in order to accelerate real change. This Friday, while the top bra(...)

There will be no All-Ireland B championship next year after the proposal was dropped at congress. Photograph: Inpho

The All-Ireland B championship proposal has officially been dropped. A meeting of Central Council at this year’s annual congress in Mount Wolseley, Ca(...)

A fan looks on from the terrace during the Round 3B qualifier between Galway and Derry at Pearse Stadium in July. Photograph: Inpho

When we look at the intercounty championship structures, the idea of natural selection rather than intelligent design suggests itself, but there we(...)

 Bernard Brogan: “My two gripes are the length of the season, and the need for more games of importance. And I wouldn’t do that by taking away games.”

“For me, is an absolute no-brainer,” says Kevin McManamon, one of three Dublin All-Ireland winners to give his backing to the GPA’s new football compe(...)

The average annual amount earned by professional Premier Division players in Ireland is just €16,000. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Having previously concentrated on helping to find their out of contract members new clubs, the PFAI is launching a new programme aimed at assisting p(...)

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