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It’s three years since Austin Gleeson was named Hurler of the Year in 2016 and he feels he’s never quite returned to those heights since. Photograph: Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

Liam Cahill was barely in the door as Waterford manager when he took an axe to his panel, dropping captain Noel Connors and experienced forward Mauri(...)

GPA chief executive Paul Flynn says  he feels there is a general misunderstanding about the intentions of the players’ union. Photograph: Seb Daly/Sportsfile

Paul Flynn has offered a stiff rebuttal of criticism of the Gaelic Players Association (GPA), insisting the group isn’t driving towards professionali(...)

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(...)

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