John Prenty

19 results

 Aidan O’Shea celebrates after the game. Photograph: Inpho/Tommy Dickson

When he finished his speech on the steps of the Hogan Stand, Aidan O’Shea put down the microphone and grabbed the Nestor Cup to bring it to his teamma(...)

A Kilkenny fan celebrates a score  during the Leinster SHC Final at Croke Park. Photograph: Brian Reilly-Troy/Inpho

Patricia Clear of the GAA’s Leinster Council says that the allocation of tickets in this year’s championship has been very challenging. As the person (...)

A view of Croke Park during the GAA All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Final between Waterford and Limerick on December 13th, 2020. Under motion 12, All-Ireland finals will move to July, enabling a split season.  Photograph: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

It was probably just as well that only two motions proved sufficiently heated to require a vote at Saturday’s first remotely held annual congress, giv(...)

Of the 47 motions approved for the Clar, only 37 will be debated and voted on by virtual means at this month’s first ever remote Annual Congress. File photograph: Inpho

Facing the prospect of some disgruntlement had they pressed ahead without a full in-house debate, the GAA have deferred several key motions to a speci(...)

John Prenty: “If we agree on a split season that would be a major decision to emerge from the fixtures’ review”

With pandemic restrictions looking increasingly likely to reduce the number of important decisions taken by next month’s GAA annual congress, radical (...)

Feargal McGill: “I don’t think there’s any question about the integrity of the championship.”

The GAA have rejected the charge that Sligo’s coronavirus-enforced withdrawal from the Connacht semi-final against Galway undermines the whole champio(...)

The Connacht GAA Centre of Excellence in Bekan, Claremorris, Co Mayo. Photograph: Inpho

Back in July five Slovenian workers arrived in Mayo, isolated at a house in Kiltimagh before commencing work just over the road on a site outside Knoc(...)

Galway last played New York in 2015. Photo: Andy Marlin/Inpho

The GAA will await further direction from the Government before making a call on postponing a second scheduled Connacht championship match, between Lo(...)

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 (...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • Next
  • Last »