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Cuala come back twice to force Na Piarsaigh replay

Cuala 1-22 Na Piarsaigh 2-19(after extra-time) David Treacy nailed a last gasp free to send the AIB All-Ireland club hurling final to a replay following a pulsating encounter at Croke Park. Na Piarsaigh appeared to be cruising to victory as added-time approached, but Sean Moran

Corofin make light work of Nemo to claim third title

Martin Farragher scored six points from play for Corofin as they claimed their third AIB All-Ireland club football title with a victory over Nemo Rangers at Croke Park. The Galway and Connacht champions were victorious on both of previous visits to headquarters on St Patrick’s

2016 All Stars take bragging rights in Thailand

By Emma Duffy 2016 All Stars 7-19 2017 All Stars 7-18 There were 14 goals and some impressive football on show throughout a pulsating TG4 All-Star exhibition match in which Ephie Fitzgerald’s 2016 team claimed bragging rights in sweltering conditions. Just a single point separated the

McEvoy out to shine in Bangkok before cheering on Dubs

Dublin star Niamh McEvoy is relishing the prospect of this afternoon’s TG4 All Star exhibition match in Bangkok – before switching her attention to the exploits of boyfriend Dean Rock on Sunday. The 2016 and 2017 selections are preparing for a glamour exhibition game at the

‘You’re judged by how many All-Ireland medals you win’

A simple remark from Stephen Cronin in the build-up to St Patrick’s Day’s club football final summed up Nemo Rangers. The 22-year-old half-back said: “In Nemo you’re judged on the amount of All-Irelands you win, not on how many counties you win.” There are not

Big is beautiful as city slickers invade Croke Park

Saturday’s AIB All-Ireland Club Hurling Championship final between Cuala and Na Piarsaigh is being billed as a clash between the champions of the past two years. Cuala are the title holders and they inherited it from Na Piarsaigh so this really is a heavyweight grapple.

At a glance: The weekend’s football action

SATURDAY 17 MARCH All-Ireland club SFC final1400 Corofin (Galway) v Nemo Rangers (Cork), Croke Park First up on St Patrick’s Day at GAA HQ is the clash of the Galway and Cork champions. Between them they have nine All-Irelands, with Nemo accounting seven for those,

Dublin’s O’Sullivan to miss Championship early stages

Dublin centre back Cian O’Sullivan could miss the entire Leinster championship after undergoing shoulder surgery. The two-time All Star suffered the injury during last Sunday’s Allianz Football League hammering of Kerry, which was his first start of the year. The Herald reports that the Kilmacud Crokes man

Rena Buckley opts out of Cork football panel for 2018

Cork’s ladies footballers will be without the services of dual star Rena Buckley again this year, manager Ephie Fitzgerald has confirmed. The 18-time All-Ireland senior champion opted to concentrate solely on the camogie set-up last year as she was named captain. In September, she steered

At a glance: The weekend’s hurling action

SATURDAY 17 MARCH All-Ireland Club SHC final1545 Cuala (Dublin) v Na Piarsaigh (Limerick), Croke Park A tantalising club final in prospect as the winners of the last two instalments meet at Croke Park. These games have often been one-side encounters in recent years but a