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Tyrone’s Ulster Championship victory was surely a springboard to All-Ireland success. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

We tend to sleepwalk into things in life. If the current All-Ireland football championships proposals are passed, then very soon the big summer jambor(...)

Paul Geaney of Kerry with the Dingle Peninsula in the background as part of the GPA’s Return to Play event to mark the first season where all senior inter-county players are part of the one player association. Photograph: Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

Paul Geaney reckons that if he’d received a euro each time a new rumour about Kerry was created, he wouldn’t be worrying about when his pub in Dingle (...)

“In the 70s and 80s Dublin were criticised for their poor underage structure, but the Dublin County Board took this on board and have implemented a coaching structure that has been a major contributing factor to their success,” said McGovern. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The outgoing president of the Connacht Council believes counties should focus on how Dublin developed their underage coaching structures over the past(...)

Richie Hogan scores a goal for Kilkenny in their Leinster final win over Galway. Photograph: Inpho

On a frigid night in Croke Park, Brian Cody came to us radiating satisfaction. The press duties during this championship are conducted about halfway u(...)

Top: A packed stadium watches the Bledisloe Cup match between New Zealand and Australia (Photo: Getty Images). Bottom: Supporters watch the Galway and Mayo match in Tuam (Photo: Inpho).

If there is to be a season, then at least the GAA won’t have to worry about attendance being down this year. The season resumed over the weekend in a (...)

A fan watches from outside the ground during the Trillick vs Coalisland Tyrone SFC match. Photo: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

There will be good news for sports fans when the government announces its medium-term plan Living With Covid-19 later today. For the first time since (...)

Croke Park director Peter McKenna said that to limit crowds at the stadium to 200 would be play them to all intents and purposes ‘behind closed doors’. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

There are those who may be suspicious when a weekly columnist asserts that we have just been through the GAA’s most important week of the coronavirus (...)

Wexford’s Liam Óg McGovern scores a point against Kilkenny last year. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

An eight per cent increase in player engagement with the Gaelic Players Association (GPA) in the first six months of 2020 is being attributed in part (...)

Either Tyrone or Donegal will fall at the first hurdle in this year’s Championship. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

The strange mirroring of the 20th century continues. Having marked the rough centenaries of pandemic and disrupted championships, the GAA now seems de(...)

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(...)

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