Nickey Brennan

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Tipperary’s Cathal Barrett lies injured following the incident with KIlkenny’s Richie Hogan which  resulted in a red card. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Brian Cody is loathe to linger on Richie Hogan’s red card. He knows that this, possibly retaliatory, act ruined Kilkenny’s chance to deny Tipperary a (...)

Wexford players celebrate securing the Leinster championship for the first time in 15 years. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

A great day for Wexford hurling on Sunday was reflected in the striking statistic that the minor and senior provincial double was achieved for the fir(...)

Former Leinster Council chairman Sheamus Howlin has sadly passed away. Photograph: Inpho

Tributes have been paid to well-known GAA administrator Sheamus Howlin from Wexford, who died on Saturday after a serious illness. A former chair of t(...)

Dublin and Galway in action in the Allianz Football League Division One Final. The teams meet again in the All-Ireland semi-final on Saturday at Croke Park. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Before the conclusion of its first year’s trial, there had been great focus on the All-Ireland football quarter-final format from the perspective of (...)

PJ Delaney of Kilkenny chased by Ruairi Boland of Dublin in the 1998 Leinster Hurling Championship. Photograph: Vesna Djilas/Inpho

This Sunday, Dublin face Kilkenny in the championship at Parnell Park for the first time in 20 years. It feels like a lifetime away and is milestoned (...)

Páraic Duffy: “The best fixtures programme for counties can’t be done by Croke Park. We’ve done what we can do and it’s now up to individual counties.”  Photograph:  Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile

In his final address to the GAA’s annual congress, outgoing director general Páraic Duffy called on counties to take the initiative with their players(...)

Outgoing GAA president Aogán Ó Fearghail presented a good image both within the association and at home and abroad. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

It has been the lot of GAA presidents in the past 10 years to be judged by exaggerated standards. The great repeals of the last decade, which saw the (...)

GAA Director General Páraic Duffy will retire from his position in March of next year. Photograph: Inpho

GAA director general Páraic Duffy has announced that he will retire from his position on March 31st 2018. He notified the GAA central council and ma(...)

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. (...)

 GAA Congress: you knew that there was more chance of them turning to face Mecca during Mass that evening than there was of the CPA getting a blessing. Photograph: James McCrombie

You knew the Club Players’ Association were in for a rough day at Congress a good four hours before the motion to recognise them even made it to the f(...)

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