Qualifiers dates, venues and timesThe GAA has today confirmed fixture details for a number of upcoming games in the GAA Football and Hurling All-Ireland Championships.
O'Neill gets the all clear for Banner clashShane O'Neill is set to return to training tonight ahead of Saturday's do-or-die qualifier clash against Clare.
Irish sporting greats to turn out for 'Hurling for Cancer Research'A who's who of Irish sports people will take to the St Conleth's Park pitch in Newbridge on Tuesday, August 11th for a celebrity hurling match in aid of the Irish Cancer Society.
Championship tweets: Dara Ó Briain bumps into Liam in KilkennyComedian Dara Ó Briain got to meet Kilkenny's most famous resident in person ...
What they said ... the football weekend in quotes"From where I was looking, it was no penalty. If anything it was a free out."
What they said ... the hurling weekend in quotes"I'm very happy we won it. We had a great challenge - both teams had - and our attitude was very good at all times."
Round 3A Football and Round 2 Hurling Qualifier drawsThe draw for Round 3A of the Football Qualifiers and Round 2 of the Hurling Qualifiers took place on RTE Radio 1 this morning.
Qualifier clarificationThe GAA has clarified that there will be no home and away system in tomorrow morning's All-Ireland SHC qualifier round 2 draw.
As it Happened: Sunday Match TrackerThe first of this year's provincial finals were down for decision this afternoon.
SH Qualifier: Banner send Faithfuls packingIt wasn't quite as dramatic tonight as when these counties met in the mid-late '90s, with Clare defeating Offaly by twenty points (3-26 to 0-15) in Ennis.
SF Qualifier: fourteen-man Longford edge out BannerLongford are into the third round of the Qualifiers after pipping Clare by 2-12 to 1-12 in Ennis.
As It Happened: Saturday Match TrackerHappy July 4th to all our American cousins as we brought you the latest edition of our live text commentary.
Preview: SHC qualifier - Clare v OffalyOffaly hurling is at a low ebb following their shock Leinster SHC defeat to Laois and they won't be expecting any sympathy from Clare in this evening's first round qualifier encounter.
Preview: SFC qualifier - Clare v LongfordHome advantage is a big plus in Clare's favour when it comes to previewing the first ever championship meeting of the Banner County and Longford.
Team news: Clare team announcedDavy Fitzgerald has named his side to take on Offaly in tomorrow's All-Ireland SHC Qualifier Round 1.
Football and hurling qualifier draws on Monday morningThe Round 3A Football and Round 2 Hurling draws will take place next Monday morning, July 6 on RTE Radio 1 shortly after 8.30.
Team news: Gill gets Longford call upLongford manager Jack Sheedy has made just one change to his team for tomorrow's All-Ireland SFC Qualifiers Round 2A clash against Clare at Cusack Park, Ennis.
Team news: Tubridy back for BannerClare welcome back David Tubridy into their attack for tomorrow's All-Ireland Round 2A football qualifier against Longford at Cusack Park.
McGrath wary of Offaly challengeClare forward Conor McGrath believes that the banner would be foolish to take Offaly for granted in Saturday's All-Ireland SHC qualifier.
JJ and the Rock: predictions for the weekend's big hurling gamesWhile the Leinster final is the big hurling fixture this weekend, there are also four do-or-die All-Ireland first round qualifiers down for decision.
Team news: Offaly hurling and football teams revealedBoth Offaly hurling and football teams for this weekend's matches have been revealed.
Galvin named in Clare squadColm Galvin has been named in Clare's 26-man squad for Saturday's make-or-break SH Qualifier against Offaly.
HS football team of the weekAfter an action-packed weekend of gaelic football, Dublin have five players on our team of the week while Donegal and Westmeath have three each.
Championship tweets: Come back of all come backs!!!!Westmeath are in dreamland following yesterday's historic championship victory over neighbours Meath ...
What they said ... the weekend in quotes"It's a miracle for the lads there."
As it Happened: Sunday Match TrackerThe Leinster SFC semi-finals were the main attraction in today's games.
Camogie: Cats continue winning ways and champs bounce backKilkenny made it two from two in Group 2 of the Liberty Insurance senior camogie championship, showing no sympathy to a severely understrength Clare to record a 2-22 to 0-6 victory over Clare at the St Lachtain's pitch in Freshford.
As It Happened: Saturday Match TrackerToday we had the latest edition of our live text commentary.
PR expert assisting BannerClare have enlisted the services of PR guru Mark Dunphy to help with media interactions.
Clare trio set to returnClare footballer are set to be boosted by the return of three players for their All-Ireland SFC qualifier against Longford.
Hall of Fame accolade for McMahonFormer Clare hurler Seanie McMahon has been inducted into the University of Limerick Sports Hall of Fame.
Munster MHC: Premier lower Banner to seal final spotTipperary are through to the Munster MHC final after defeating Clare by 1-15 to 1-11 at Thurles tonight.
Annual Festival of hurling in honour of Niall McInerney350 hurlers will descend on Galway next weekend for the Annual Niall McInerney Connacht GAA academy day at under 16, 17 and minor level. Initially the event was at Under 16 level but in the last number of years the event has expanded.
Team news: Tipp rejig attackTipperary have made three changes up front for tonight's Munster MHC semi-final against Clare.
Team news: Davy Fitz' son in Banner XVColm Fitzgerald - son of Davy - will start at midfield for the Clare minor hurlers against Tipperary on Thursday.
Davy Fitz confirms Galvin returnDavid Fitzgerald has released a statement confirming that Colm Galvin is back in the Clare senior hurling panel.
Video: Clare's hurley man Hego cycles for gloryFollowing his success during last week's Charity Crossbar Challenge, Maor Camán Tommy Hegarty was challenged to cycle around the training pitches at Dangan NUI Grounds in Galway.
Munster MHC semi-final postponed in honour of DoyleThe Munster MHC semi-final between Tipperary and Clare which had been scheduled for Wednesday night has been put back 24-hours following the death of former Tipperary hurler Jimmy Doyle.
Banner receive Galvin boostReports suggest that Clare's hurlers have been boosted by the return of influential midfielder Colm Galvin.
Qualifier fixture details for 4/5 July confirmedSaturday 4 and Sunday 5 July will be a busy weekend of GAA action with eight football and hurling qualifier fixtures confirmed for those dates by Croke Park this afternoon.
HS hurling team of the weekWe saw probably the two best teams in the country in action on Sunday while Galway's continued improvement and demolition of Laois marks the Tribesmen down as serious challengers.
Championship tweets: 'Sea sessions taking my mind off that dirt in O'Moore Park'It was a hectic couple of days of GAA action and it caused plenty of debate on twitter...
Round 2A Football and Round 1 Hurling Qualifier drawsThe Round 2A Football and Round 1 Hurling Qualifier draws were made this morning on RTE Radio 1.
As it Happened: Sunday Match TrackerIt's the third Sunday in June and the action was coming thick and fast at this stage.
As it Happened: Saturday Match TrackerWe had no fewer than seven games to bring you today from across the country.
Football and Hurling Qualifier draws on Monday morningThe Round 2A football and Round 1 hurling Qualifier draws will take place next Monday morning.
Collins eager to see injured players backClare manager Colm Collins is hopeful that some of his injured stars will be back for the All-Ireland SFC qualifiers.
Cusack Cup games on holdThere will be no Cusack Cup games this weekend as the 13-day rule comes into effect.
Video: Clare hurlers take the Crossbar challengeTake a look at how the Clare hurlers got on when they tried their luck at a charity Crossbar challenge.
HS football team of the weekFollowing their impressive dismantling of Armagh in the Athletic Grounds, Donegal have four players on our football team of the week while Mayo, Kerry, Cork, Kildare, Westmeath, Meath, Galway, Wexford and Wicklow are also represented.

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HoganStand Poll


With Kilkenny claiming their 70th Leinster SHC title, is the provincial system any benefit to the other counties in Leinster?

No, the Cats' dominance stifles other counties
Yes, it give others a level to aspire to
Dublin and Galway have won titles recently, so yes