Tom Ryan: “If we need to put in measures, safeguards, protocols in around what is doing our business correctly, we will look at that and we will consider it then.” Photograph: Tom O’Hanlon/Inpho

It’s a familiar conflict in strange times. The tension between club and county has been part of the association fabric for a long time but it is now p(...)

Mayo’s Ciaran Treacy celebrates scoring a late goal against Kerry at the Allianz Football League Division 1 final at Croke Park on March 31st, 2019. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Although there has been much speculation on the future of the GAA’s 2020 championship, the consensus is that this year’s league won’t be completed. Th(...)

Sean Hurson: the Tyrone referee was criticised by Meath’s manager for not playing more additional time at the end of the game  against  Mayo at   Páirc Tailteann. Photograph:  Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

The GAA have no plans to review time keeping procedures after criticism from Meath manager Andy McEntee of the lack of added time played in his team’s(...)

It was an encouraging year for Cork football with All-Ireland success at minor and U-20 level and a better performance from their seniors in the Munster final against Kerry and the Super 8s against Dublin and Tyrone. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

For something as incongruous as it always is, the GAA football championship draw has already thrown a bit of a curve ball at Saturday week’s special c(...)

Tipperary’s Jason Forde and  Limerick’s Dan Morrissey will be renewing their rivalry in the Munster final at the Gaelic Grounds. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Croke Park is under consideration to stage this summer’s All-Ireland hurling quarter-finals. Whereas no announcement can be made until the quarter-fin(...)

A view of Hill 16 during the All-Ireland SFC semi-final between Dublin and Galway. Photo: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Whereas the GAA is reluctant to jump to conclusions about the poor attendances at the weekend, the combined crowds from Saturday and Sunday were the t(...)

Harry Ladd scores a goal for Lucan Sarsfields against Na Fianna in the Dublin SFC group stage last week.  Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

As the GAA grapples with the first April of the club-first experiment, there have been calls for the association to consider the complete separation o(...)

Ex-GAA director-general Páraic Duffy: “The majority of our club players . . .  are not offered a fair, evenly distributed and planned schedule of club matches throughout the year.” Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Sometimes, you get away with it and other times, you don’t. For instance, the GAA in October 2000 voted to move its entire national league programmes (...)