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Two pitch inspections in bid to play McKenna Cup game

Updated / Friday, 19 Jan 2018 11:51 Donegal must wait to find out where they will take on Armagh Pitch inspections will take place in MacCumhaill Park and the Athletic Grounds on Saturday in a bid to find a venue for the Dr McKenna semi-final

Fulham Irish relishing visit of ‘superpower’ Corofin

David O’Connor says his Fulham Irish team-mates are in “bonus territory” as they take on Corofin in Ruislip for a place in the AIB All-Ireland club football semi-final. Fulham Irish claimed their first London Senior Football Championship since 2011 in dramatic fashion when they beat

All-Ireland winner in line to join Dublin Ladies

All-Ireland winning footballer Paul Casey is in line to join the Dublin Ladies backroom team for the 2018 season, pending the ratification of his appointment at a meeting next month. The former Dublin defender, who was part of the 2011 panel who captured the Sam Maguire, is

Cunningham happy to choose FBD over Champions League

Turning down a professional contract with SSE Airtricity League champions Cork City to play for Kevin Walsh’s Galway footballers may have surprised many – but it was an easy decision for Padraic Cunningham. The Headford forward, who has spent more than three years with Galway

O’Byrne Cup final set to go ahead as planned

Leinster GAA insist that the O’Byrne Cup final will go ahead on Sunday with a 4.0pm throw-in at O’Moore Park despite a threat from Meath manager Andy McEntee that they could boycott the fixture. McEntee says that playing the provincial pre-season decider against Westmeath as

Live scores: Leitrim v Sligo

2000, Leitrim 0-08 Sligo 2-09 This game is being played at the Connacht Centre of Excellence in Bekan after bad weather conditions forced it to be switched from Ballinamore. Neither team can make the final, which will be between Galway and Roscommon. The Dr McKenna

David Redmond announces Wexford retirement

Wexford’s David Redmond has announced his retirement from inter-county hurling.  The versatile Oulart-The Ballagh clubman spent 10 years with the Model County.  “I will miss being involved with the players that have made this journey most memorable and the close friends who I have made

Donegal’s McBrearty eager to banish 2017 memories

Paddy McBrearty is still smarting. The 2012 All-Ireland winner wants to put Donegal’s 2017 season behind him as soon as possible. There were three wins in Allianz League Division one and they just missed out on a final spot.  They met Tyrone in the Ulster championship

GAA & Operation Transformation want to get us walking

The GAA and RTÉ Operation Transformation have come together for ‘Ireland Lights Up’ a campaign helping communities across the 32 counties to enjoy healthy walks in the safe, bright, environs of their GAA club. The initiative will be launched during Wednesday’s edition of Operation Transformation