HS hurling team of the week

There were wins for Tipperary, Dublin, Offaly and Westmeath in their respective provincial hurling championship encounters at the weekend.

Leinster SHC: Faithful men set-up Laois date

Goals proved the difference this afternoon in Tullamore as Offaly edged past Kerry and into the quarter-finals of the Leinster senior hurling championship.

As it happened: Sunday Match Tracker

We were set for a busy afternoon as we had no fewer than six games down for decision.

The GAAmbler: Tyrone and Roscommon to prevail

A brilliant weekend of betting was had last weekend with a number of very profitable bets landing, leaving us nearly +10 points for the first weekend of championship betting.

"Páidí at the front with a face that could stop clocks..."

Never short of an anectode or two, Tomás Ó Sé recalls a moment of light relief from 18 years ago in today's Irish Independent.

Team news: Faithful show their hand

Offaly manager Eamonn Kelly has revealed his starting 15 for tomorrow's make-or-break Leinster SHC round-round clash with Kerry.

Former GAA President Joe McDonagh dies

It was great sadness that we learned of the passing of former GAA President Joe McDonagh yesterday evening following a short illness.

SHC previews: the big guns join the fray

Here are our previews for the 12 senior hurling fixtures taking place around the country this weekend.

Offaly skipper to miss Kingdom clash

Offaly must plan for their do or die Leinster SHC round robin clash against Kerry without their inspirational captain Colin Egan.

Team news: Three changes in attack for Kingdom

Jordan Conway, Brandon Barrett and Philip Lucid come into the Kerry attack for Sunday's Leinster SHC round-robin showdown with Offaly at O'Connor Park.

Kingdom set for 'different' Offaly

Kerry selector James McCarthy believes that their league win over Offaly will count for nothing when the sides clash in the Leinster SHC on Sunday.

Leinster SHC preview: Cats still the safest bet

We've seen it before. Kilkenny suffer a rare off day.

Galvin set for Kilmacud Crokes switch

Former Kerry star Paul Galvin is said to be considering a move to Kilmacud Crokes, according to sources within Dublin club.

Kilkenny and McGrath scoop monthly awards

The GAA-GPA Opel Player of the Month winners for April are Dublin footballer Ciaran Kilkenny and Clare hurler Conor McGrath.

Money has to be spent - Ó Sé

To be successful at inter-county level these days counties have no option but to loosen the purse strings, says Darragh Ó Sé, and fundraising is a necessary evil.

HS football team of the week

Here's our first championship football team of the week...

'Ireland's Olympians' - new exhibition opens at GAA museum

The GAA Museum today opened a new exhibition, "Ireland's Olympians" which celebrates the nation's Olympic medalists, with a special emphasis on medal winners from 1924 when Ireland first competed as an independent nation.

GAA tweets of the week

It's that time of year again...

Watch: Crowley scores cracking goal in Kerry SFC

Peter Crowley showed why he is one of the best attacking half backs in the game with this brilliant goal for Mid Kerry in the first round of the Kerry SFC yesterday.

Odds: Offaly halved in price to win Leinster SFC

Following their 2-21 to 2-13 victory over Longford in the Leinster SFC Round 1, Offaly will now meet Westmeath in TEG Cusack Park on June 12th in the Leinster SFC quarter-finals.

What they said ... the weekend in quotes

"Unless we build on it, it's no good. It's pointless unless we prepare ourselves as best we possibly can, and be as good as good as we possibly can be in Mullingar."

Kerry SFC: South Kerry on a collision course with Austin Stacks

The last two winners of the Kerry SFC have been drawn against each other in round 2A.


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