Limerick's O'Connell bids for second Munster U21 medalIncredibly, Limerick centre back Barry O'Connell is bidding for his second Munster U21 HC medal tonight.
"His interest is not on the future of Clare hurling"Ger Loughnane believes Michael McDonagh's position as Clare chairman has become "utterly untenable" and claims he is only using it to fulfil his political ambitions.
Odds: The Sam Maguire Cup race gets interestingFollowing on from last weekend's nine point defeat of Westmeath, Fermanagh manager Pete McGrath and his players face the "ultimate test" in Croke Park this Sunday.
Munster U21HC final heading for a sell-outThis evening's Munster U21HC final between Clare and Limerick in Ennis is expected to be a sell-out.
U-turn by the Camogie Association sees Clare v Dublin play-off fixed for SaturdayThe Camogie Association has confirmed that it is offering a play-off game to Clare and Dublin - to be played this Saturday and the winners will take on Wexford in the quarter-final on Monday!
Team news: Banner unchanged for U21 finalClare manager Donal Moloney has opted for an unchanged team for tomorrow evening's Munster U21HC final versus Limerick at Cusack Park, Ennis.
"A coin toss!! Why don't they do a best of 3 Rock Paper Scissor instead"There has been an incredulous reaction on Twitter to the Camogie Board's ruling that a coin toss be used to determine if Dublin or Clare would progress to the All-Ireland camogie quarter-finals.
2015 Martin Donnelly All Ireland Poc FadaThe 54th running of the Poc Fada na hEireann will take place at Annaverna on the Cooley Mountains, north of Dundalk this Saturday August 1 (11.30am) where holder and ex Tipperary goalkeeper Brendan Cummins will be seeking his 9th record breaking title.
Team news: Ryan replaces injured O'Brien for Limerick U21sLimerick have drafted in Colin Ryan at right corner forward ahead of their Munster U21HC final against holders Clare at Cusack Park, Ennis tomorrow evening.
No coin toss as Dublin and Clare withdraw in protestIn a dramatic twist to the farcical coin toss saga that has plunged the All-Ireland senior camogie championship into turmoil, Dublin and Clare have withdrawn their names from today's planned drawing of lots.
Can Limerick U21s stop Clare's bid for four-in-a-row?Limerick's Cian Lynch made the short trip across the county bounds to Ennis today as he met up with Clare captain Conor Cleary ahead of Thursday night's Bord Gáis Energy GAA Hurling U21 Munster Championship final.
Video: Prof Hollywood Cup aims to raise cancer awarenessThe Professor Hollywood Memorial Cup is in its second year of raising funds for the cancer units in St. Lukes and St. James's hospitals.
Championship tweets: Sheeran rules CrokerFrom the two sold out Ed Sheeran concerts at GAA headquarters to the action in Semple Stadium and Kingspan Breffni Park, there was plenty of GAA talk on Twitter over the weekend. And the Mayo footballers nailed their header challenge!
What they said ... the weekend in quotes"They know as much about serious level sport as I do about the sleeping habits of the Ayatollah."
Camogie coin toss postponedThe Camogie Association has postponed its controversial plans to have a coin toss to decide whether Clare or Dublin should progress to the quarter-finals of the All-Ireland senior championship.
"I'm not a dictator", insists Clare chairmanClare chairman Michael McDonagh has refuted suggestions that clubs are not being allowed voice their opinion at county board meetings.
Munster U21HC final is all-ticketSuch is the interest in next Thursday evening's Munster U21HC final between Clare and Limerick in Ennis that the local derby clash has been made all-ticket.
Kelly says Davy has support of playersPatrick Kelly insists Davy Fitzgerald has the full support of the Clare hurling squad.
Clare legend criticises County BoardAll-Ireland winning Clare full back Brian Lohan has slammed the county board's decision not to discuss Davy Fitzgerald's role with club delegates.
Launch: Cummins aiming for unprecedented ninth Poc Fada titleThe 2015 M. Donnelly GAA All-Ireland Poc Fada Finals was officially launched today by GAA President Aogán Ó Fearghail in Croke Park.
Dublin camogie incensed by coin toss decisionDublin camogie is up in arms after learning that its fate in this year's All-Ireland senior championship could be decided by the toss of a coin.
"I spotted Cindy Crawford a couple of metres away"Marty Morrissey has opened up on his failed attempt to chat up Cindy Crawford.
Ennis works delayed for U21 finalUpgrade works which were due to commence at Cusack Park, Ennis this week have been postponed so as to allow the venue to host the Munster U21HC final on Thursday week, July 30.
Championship tweets: Stay classy Dessie Dolan!Dessie Dolan's fashion sense was was a hot topic of debate on Twitter last night ...
What they said ... the weekend in quotes"Donegal in fairness were the better team last year, and fully deserved it, but we just wanted to come here and show that we were a good team, and that we could win another Ulster final."
Fitzgerald and Keane leave Banner postsClare football boss Colm Collins is on the lookout for a new coach and selector following the resignations of Ephie Fitzgerald and Ger Keane.
As it Happened: Saturday Match TrackerThe Munster senior football championship replay was centre stage in today's action.
Bugler predicts bright futureClare defender Brendan Bugler is adamant that the future of hurling in the county is bright.
Clare board forced to defend themselvesClare chairman Michael McDonagh is adamant that the clubs were not snubbed when the decision was made to keep Davy Fitzgerald as senior hurling manager.
Hurling rankings: no change at the topThe more things change, the more they stay the same.
Moloney: this ranks with the best of themClare's brilliant victory over favourites Waterford in last night's Munster U21HC semi-final was right up there with the best they have achieved over the past three years, according to their manager Donal Moloney.
Munster U21HC: brilliant Banner beat Na DeiseBobby Duggan fired over thirteen points as holders Clare defeated Waterford by 0-23 to 1-18 at Ennis.
Team news: Deise U21s make two changesWaterford manager Derek Lyons has made two changes in personnel for tonight's Munster U21HC semi-final clash with Clare at Cusack Park, Ennis (throw-in 7.30pm).
Team news: Banner U21s name just two seniorsThere are only two senior squad members on the Clare side named to face Waterford in the Munster U21 HC on Wednesday night.
Davy Fitz to see out remaining two yearsClare have confirmed that Davy Fitzgerald will be kept on as senior hurling manager until the end of the 2017 season.
O'Donnell not thinking of four-in-a-rowShane O'Donnell insists Clare's U21 hurlers aren't thinking of the four-in-a-row.
HS hurling team of the weekMunster champions Tipperary and defeated finalists Waterford each have four players on our hurling team of the week ...
HS football team of the weekEight counties are represented on our football team of the week ...
Championship tweets: Class of 93It was business as usual for Ciaran Kilkenny and his Dublin team-mates in Croke Park yesterday ...
What they said ... the hurling weekend in quotes"Look, we've been through close games and sometimes we've come out the wrong side of them."
What they said ... the football weekend in quotes"We are nicely balanced and pretty much injury-free at this juncture, so it's all systems go now for the quarter-final."
"We'll all take stock, sit down and talk and see what the story is"A disappointed Davy Fitzgerald was magnanimous in defeat following last night's All-Ireland SHC qualifier against Cork.
SH Qualifier: Horgan steps up as Rebels lower BannerFour successive Patrick Horgan points between the 61st and 68th minutes proved decisive as Cork defeated Clare by 0-20 to 0-17 in Thurles.
As It Happened: Saturday Match TrackerToday was one of the busiest days on the GAA calendar as we brought you no fewer than six games from the All-Ireland SFC and SHC qualifiers.
Stolen defibrillator could have cost a lifeIs there anything thieves won't take these days?
Moloney admits Clare U21s are up against itClare's all-conquering U21 hurlers will face arguably their sternest test in four years when they play host to Waterford in Wednesday's Munster semi-final at Cusack Park.
Preview: SHC qualifier - Clare v CorkIf Carlsberg did hurling qualifiers ...
JJ and the Rock: predictions for the weekend's big hurling gamesFor hurling fans, Thurles is the only place to be this weekend. Tomorrow evening, Semple Stadium hosts two mouth-watering All-Ireland SHC Round 2 qualifiers involving Dublin and Limerick and Cork and Clare. Then on Sunday afternoon, Tipperary and Waterford contest the Munster SHC final, which is always one of the highlights of the Irish sporting year.
Team news: No change for BannerDavy Fitzgerald has made no changes to his Clare side who take on Cork in the All-Ireland SHC Qualifier Round 2 at Semple Stadium on Saturday evening.
Don't miss a second of Clare versus Cork on Sky SportsThe mouth-watering All-Ireland SHC qualifier round 2 clash between Clare and Cork is this Saturday's live match on Sky Sports.

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