"When we came in we felt that they (Cork) were the standard bearers and to take the crown we would have had to take them out. And that's said with massive respect to them because they brought the game to that level and it has been our goal to set a standard higher than them."
Last Sunday was a very special occasion for U14 club footballer Rianne Smith who represented her club and county in the Cumann na mBunscol exhibition games during the All-Ireland senior and minor football finals
The Ladies Gaelic Football Association is pleased to confirm the list of 70 teams who will participate in the 2018 All-Ireland 7s tournament, to be played at Naomh Mearnóg and St Sylvesters GAA Clubs in Dublin on Saturday, September 15.
"The bottom line is sure, I'm a Tipperary man and I love Tipperary hurling. I said during the week that if the opportunity arises to sit down to talk to the relevant people selecting the next Tipperary manager, I'd love to sit down to talk to them."
The curtain has come down on a hurling championship that will live long in the memory and the Liam MacCarthy Cup will spend the winter in Limerick for the first time in 45 years. Here is our hurling team of the year...
AFL club North Melbourne are looking at the possibility of recruiting their first GAA player for a decade, with Red Óg Murphy and Oisín McWilliams spending this week on trial with the Victorian outfit at their Arden Street base.
"We felt for the last 45 years that we were second class citizens when it came to hurling. We were always the bridesmaids and today we got over the line. I'm just so happy for everyone here in this stadium and at home in Limerick."
Tyrone booked a place in this year's TG4 intermediate final at the expense of Sligo for the second year in a row but they left it late to ensure victory as goals from Chloe McCaffrey and Neamh Woods sealed the win late on.