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10. ANDY COMERFORD (Kilkenny) Won a ‘B’ All-Ireland with London before turning his attention to the Cats. A member of the panel when Brian Cody took over, the powerhouse midfielder was a driving force in three All-Ireland wins including being the winning captain in 2002. Andy Comerford with spoils of victory after year as #Kilkenny captain in 2002 #gaa #nostalgia[..]


Posted by Keith Nulty in News | Jun 2017

Saturday, 3rd June – DUBLIN vs Carlow/Wexford (Leinster Senior Football Championship – 7pm) Sunday, 4th June – CLARE vs LIMERICK (Munster Senior Hurling Semi-Final – 4pm) Saturday, 10th June – KILKENNY vs Laois/Wexford (Leinster Senior Hurling Semi-Final – 7pm) Saturday, 17th June – Kildare/Laois/Longford vs Louth/Meath/Wicklow (Leinster Senior Football Semi-Final [..]

CLARE 1-13 LIMERICK 1-12 (Sunday, 28th May – Munster Senior Championship) Limerick substitute Josh Ryan nearly saved Limerick’s blushes in Ennis when his late goal reduced arrears to one point. Clare led 1-8 to 0-6 at half-time after Eoin Cleary’s ninth minute major and with David Tubridy and Keelan Sexton also scoring, they led by four. Ryan got the green flag following an intercep[..]

Fixtures (Subject to Change): Saturday 27th June – (Quarter-Final) – Waterford vs Cork (7pm Fraher Field, Dungarvan) Sunday 28th June – (Quarter-Final) - Clare vs Limerick (3.30pm Cusack Park, Ennis) Saturday 10th June – (Semi-Final) – Cork/Waterford vs Tipperary (7pm Pairc Ui Rinn/Semple Stadium) Sunday 11th June – (Semi-Final) – Clare/Limerick vs Kerry (Cusack Park, Enn[..]

Provisional Fixtures (Subject to Change): Sunday 21st May – (Quarter-Final) – Tipperary vs Cork (4pm Semple Stadium) Sunday 4th June – (Semi-Final) – Clare vs Limerick (4pm Semple Stadium) Sunday 18th June – (Semi-Final) – Cork/Tipperary vs Waterford (4pm Semple Stadium) Sunday 9th July – (FINAL) – (4pm – Venue TBC) The most sacred of all provincial championships, [..]

WATERFORD 2-9 KERRY 1-9 (Munster Senior Championship – Saturday, 13th May – Fraher Field) The opening day of the 2017 championship produced a massive shock as Waterford secured their first Munster win since promotion in 2015. Second half goals from Michelle Ryan and Roisin Tobin put the Deise in control after Maria Delahunty kicked six points. Waterford were 2-9 to 0-8 ahead before a Kerr[..]

WEEKEND FIXTURES (13th – 14th May 2017)

Posted by Keith Nulty in News | May 2017

SATURDAY 13th MAY Munster Senior Ladies Football Championship WATERFORD vs KERRY (2pm Fraher Field, Dungarvan) Munster Intermediate Ladies Football Championship LIMERICK vs CLARE (2pm Martinstown) Lory Meagher Cup Hurling Round 4 WARWICKSHIRE vs LEITRIM (1pm Pairc na hEireann) LANCASHIRE vs CAVAN (2pm Old Bedians, Manchester) SLIGO vs FERMANAGH (3pm Markievicz Park) Leinster Minor[..]

A round-robin process for the provincial hurling championships looks set to be discussed at the 2018 GAA Congress or a Special Congress beforehand. After the decision to introduce the football ‘Super 8’ model, a similar format to provide more hurling games was inevitable. And guaranteeing each county two home games in the All-Ireland series will provide a massive boost to the game. Step[..]

Another Club Players Association (CPA) poll over the May Bank Holiday weekend again highlights the problems being faced at grassroots level in the changing dynamic that is the national GAA scene. Discussions are taking place between the CPA and the GAA which is to be welcomed but how much further down the track will we wait for any form of progress? The GAA have promised an ‘in depth study[..]

Player burnout has become a key issue as the GAA look to sort their structures so young talented players aren’t getting run into the ground while active club participants don’t get idle and bored. The decision to ensure under 18s don’t play adult intercounty Gaelic Games is correct and no argument against can be respectably raised. If a county can’t find 30 players to form a panel, the[..]