John Prenty

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Cork celebrate their win over Dublin in the EirGrid GAA Football All-Ireland U20 Championship Final at Portlaoise. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

The changed scheduling of the All-Ireland under-20 football championship has not been well received amongst the GAA’s provincial councils. Speaking o(...)

Mayo team in a huddle earlier this year. The  fall-out from this controversy has seen what originally looked like manna for the financially beleaguered county board turn into something more akin to acid rain. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Mayo’s current long dark night of the soul, soon to be illuminated by Croke Park searchlights, has its origins in an astonishing failure to adhere to (...)

 Provincial secretary Michael Reynolds: ‘The whole question of addressing the problems of club fixtures requires certainty and that means on-the-day finishes in as many matches as possible’ Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

The GAA’s moves to standardise same-day outcomes in certain fixtures, including the motion to adopt penalty shoot-outs at Saturday’s Central Council m(...)

Supporters leaving MacHale Park in Castlebar on Sunday after the Connacht FBD league clash against Galway was called off.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Both the Connacht and Ulster councils are hopeful that the weekend postponements of matches won’t drastically affect the running of their pre-season t(...)

Galway Manager Kevin Walsh with referee Paddy Neilan before the postponement of the FBD Connacht League clash between Mayo and Galway in Castlebar. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The FBD Connacht League match due to take place between Mayo and Galway in Castlebar on Sunday was called off after the scheduled throw-in time with t(...)

Galway Manager Kevin Walsh issues instruction during the Connacht Senior football championship final at  Pearse Stadium, Galway. Photograph: Inpho

John Prenty of the Connacht council patted Kevin McStay on the arm as he walked by and McStay told him: “You’re the happiest man here.” It was probabl(...)

 Pearse Stadium in Salthill, which has a capacity of 26,000 – some 18,000 more than the Sportsground. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The GAA has poured cold water on the notion that some of Connacht’s marquee Champions Cup games next season might be played at Pearse Stadium in Salth(...)

John Prenty says that allowing the replacement of a player who has received two yellow cards would be a virtual incentive to foul. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht secretary John Prenty has criticised proposals of the Hurling 2020 committee to reduce the punishment for a second yellow card in hurling and(...)

Connacht chairman John Prenty confirmed that a commitment has been made but that no decision will be taken on the extent of the contribution.

The Connacht Council have assured the London county board that they will offset some of the cost of their run to the provincial final. Sunday w(...)

Emlyn Mulligan: going for a scan on his injured calf today.

Connacht secretary John Prenty has defended the decision to stage the provincial semi-final replay between Leitrim and London in Hyde Park rather than(...)

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