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Punters put pints down to watch Clifford

Once in a while a minor player comes along, either in hurling or football, that makes punters put down their pints and get into the ground early. These are the young stars that even their county’s most casual supporters have heard of and are tipped

All you need to know about the Joe McDonagh Cup Rd 4

Hurling’s second-tier swings back into action as all six teams are out again after a break last weekend. Westmeath are sitting pretty with three wins out of three and can confirm their place in the final this weekend. Pre-competition favourites Laois need to continue their revival

GAA not the first amateur athletes to face home testing

While GAA players are still getting their heads around their duties surrounding anti-doping regulations, other elite athletes in Ireland have been dealing with them for years. Drugs testing was initially introduced to football and hurling in 2001, with players from that year’s All-Ireland hurling final

Tipp prepare for crack at 11-time All-Ireland champions

The TG4 Munster and Ulster football championships begin this weekend with a number of key fixtures down for decision. In Munster, it’s semi-final weekend as Tipperary play host to Cork on Saturday, before Kerry host Waterford at Fitzgerald Stadium in Killarney on Sunday. Later on Sunday

All you need to know about Fermanagh v Monaghan

Throw-inHealy Park, Omagh, Sunday, June 3, 2.0pm. OnlineLive blog on RTÉ.ie and the RTÉ News Now App from 1.30pm. RadioLive updates on RTÉ Radio 1 Sunday Sport from 2.0pm. TVHighlights of the game, along with all the weekend’s action, on The Sunday Game, RTÉ 2,

Conal Keaney returns for Offaly clash

Forward Conal Keaney has been named to start for Dublin in their crucial Leinster SHC round-robin clash against Offaly, following a shoulder injury. The Ballyboden clubman’s return bolsters Pat Gilroy’s side as they look to get their first win of the provincial competition to help

All you need to know about Dublin v Offaly

Throw-inParnell Park, Sunday 3 June, 3pm. OnlineLive blog on RTÉ.ie and the RTÉ News Now App from 2pm. RadioUpdates on Sunday Sport on RTÉ Radio 1. TVHighlights of the game, along with all the weekend’s action, on The Sunday Game, RTÉ 2, from 9.30pm.  Past 5 Championship meetings

All you need to know about Wexford v Galway

Throw inInnovate Wexford Park, Saturday 2 June, 5pm OnlineLive blog on RTÉ.ie and the RTÉ News Now App from Radio Updates on Saturday Sport on RTÉ Radio 1 TVHighlights of the game, along with all the weekend’s action, on The Sunday Game, RTÉ 2, from 9.30pm. 

Tomás Ó Sé’s football predictions

SUNDAY Ulster SFC semi-finalFermanagh v Monaghan, Healy Park, 2pm A lot of people forecast Armagh and Tyrone to get to this stage but Fermanagh and Monaghan were full value for their wins. I didn’t see Fermanagh’s win over Armagh coming at all. Rory Gallagher has

All you need to know about Kerry and Clare

Throw-in Fitzgerald Stadium, Sunday 3 June, 3.30pm Online Live blog on RTÉ.ie and the RTÉ News Now App from 3.30pm Radio  Updates on Sunday Sport on RTÉ Radio 1 TV Highlights of the game, along with all the weekend’s action, on The Sunday Game, RTÉ 2,