RTÉ Sport gaa http://www.rte.ie/sport Latest Irish and international news supplied by RTE.ie Copyright © RTÉ RTÉ Sport gaa http://www.rte.ie/images/logo_rss_goog.gif http://www.rte.ie/sport Wed, 22 Feb 2017 14:14:05 +0000 Wed, 22 Feb 2017 14:14:05 +0000 Sport News Philip Jordan: GAA changes need to go further There's no point in change for the sake of change - and I think that's what the GAA are doing with their new Championship proposals. They don't go far enough. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 14:36:32 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0222/854561-philip-jordan-gaa-change-needs-to-go-further/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0222/854561-philip-jordan-gaa-change-needs-to-go-further/ GAA Presidency candidates in profile Ahead of the GAA Annual Congress, RTÉ.ie speaks to each of the candidates for the Presidency and asks them three key questions about why they should get the job and what they would do if they are elected on Friday night. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 14:14:05 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0222/854538-gaa-presidency-candidates-in-profile/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0222/854538-gaa-presidency-candidates-in-profile/ Ryan takes year out from Clare on medical advice Clare joint-managers Donal Moloney and Gerry O'Connor will be without the services of Conor Ryan for the 2017 season after the versatile Cratloe man was advised to take a year out on medical advice. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:13:21 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0222/854616-conor-ryan-clare/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0222/854616-conor-ryan-clare/ Power: 'I didn't think I'd play Croke Park again' Richie Power reflects on winning a club All-Ireland when he thought his hurling days were finished and Kilkenny's poor start to the Allianz League. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 12:17:04 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0221/854316-richie-power/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0221/854316-richie-power/ CPA critical of 'Super 8' motion and RTÉ coverage The Club Players Association (CPA) has criticised the new GAA 'Super 8' proposals to revamp the football Championship and RTÉ's 'blatant' promotion of the motion. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 09:36:58 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0222/854462-cpa-rte/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0222/854462-cpa-rte/ Mayo hit with Keane cruciate injury blow Just 24 hours after leading Westport out at Croke Park for Sunday's All-Ireland Intermediate club football final, Mayo defender Kevin Keane was told his season was over due to a cruciate ligament injury. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 07:03:39 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0221/854408-kevin-keane-out-with-cruciate-damage/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0221/854408-kevin-keane-out-with-cruciate-damage/ Game of the week: Cuala v Slaughtneil A historic first ever All-Ireland Club Senior Hurling Championship final place awaits the winner of Saturday's semi-final between Dublin's Cuala and Derry's Slaughtneil. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:33:22 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0221/854250-game-of-the-week-cuala-v-slaughtneil/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0221/854250-game-of-the-week-cuala-v-slaughtneil/ Meet the candidates: GAA presidential race This weekend's GAA Congress at Croke Park will see the association elect its 39th president.and the five candidates outline what they would bring to the role. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:14:13 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0221/854344-meet-the-candidates-gaa-presidential-race/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0221/854344-meet-the-candidates-gaa-presidential-race/ Brennan: Allow Kilkenny room to improve Kilkenny legend Eddie Brennan believes it's much too early in the season to be writing off Brian Cody's side, despite their lamentable performance against Clare on Sunday. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 09:34:53 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0220/854119-brennan-allow-kilkenny-room-to-improve/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0220/854119-brennan-allow-kilkenny-room-to-improve/ Injury forces Neil Gallagher into retirement Donegal midfielder Neil Gallagher has called time on his inter-county career at the age of 33 due to a persistent back injury. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:47:37 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0220/854074-neil-gallagher/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0220/854074-neil-gallagher/ Sheehy: Football restructure would be 'top class' Kerry football legend Mikey Sheehy believes there is a big appetite for the proposed restructuring of the All-Ireland Football Championship. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 15:26:47 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0220/854024-sheehy-football-restructure-would-be-top-class/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0220/854024-sheehy-football-restructure-would-be-top-class/ Sheedy: Hard to see Kilkenny challenging in 2017 Liam Sheedy has warned that Kilkenny "have serious problems" and may struggle to contend this year after the All-Ireland finalists slumped to their second successive Allianz Hurling League defeat on Sunday. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 11:57:33 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0220/853972-sheedy-hard-to-see-kilkenny-challenging-in-2017/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0220/853972-sheedy-hard-to-see-kilkenny-challenging-in-2017/ Griffin brands GAA structures 'total shambles' Liam Griffin believes the CPA should be invited to next weekend's Annual Congress to thrash out a system that suits counties and clubs alike, declaring: "we are not outsiders". Mon, 20 Feb 2017 15:39:54 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0219/853891-liam-griffin/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0219/853891-liam-griffin/ Can proposed 'Super 8' light up summer? A proposed 'Super 8' format that would revolutionise the football championship will go before Annual Congress this weekend, but will it inject more excitement into the summer fare or create more problems for the problematic club calendar? Mon, 20 Feb 2017 08:20:55 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0219/853876-super-8/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0219/853876-super-8/ Keegan puts away 'some demons' with Croker success Westport's Lee Keegan was overcome with joy and relief as he exorcised some Croke Park demons with All-Ireland Club IFC glory on Sunday evening. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 08:21:14 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/football/2017/0219/853841-keegan-puts-away-some-demons-with-croker-success/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/football/2017/0219/853841-keegan-puts-away-some-demons-with-croker-success/ Promotion in Wexford's hands, admits 'proud' Davy Wexford manager Davy Fitzgerald hailed his side's resilience after they took control of Division 1B with a surprise victory in Galway on Sunday. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 11:57:51 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0219/853866-promotion-in-wexfords-hands-admits-proud-davy/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0219/853866-promotion-in-wexfords-hands-admits-proud-davy/ McGrath: Tipperary have pulled clear of rivals Waterford manager Derek McGrath says there is "a gap" between Tipperary and their rivals after the All-Ireland champions beat his side on Sunday to move clear at the top of Division 1A of the Allianz Hurling League. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 11:58:19 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0219/853862-mcgrath-daylight-between-tipp-and-chasing/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0219/853862-mcgrath-daylight-between-tipp-and-chasing/ Cody refuses to entertain thoughts of relegation Brian Cody admitted Kilkenny were "outhurled from start to finish" against Clare, but refused to entertain the notion of relegation and instead challenged his men to salvage a place in the quarter-finals. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 08:21:51 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0219/853855-cody-keeping-faith-cats-will-u/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0219/853855-cody-keeping-faith-cats-will-u/ Wexford leave it late to seal crucial win out west Wexford left it late to seal a 3-13 to 1-21 victory against promotion favourites Galway in their Division 1B clash at Pearse Stadium. Sun, 19 Feb 2017 19:36:01 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0219/853810-galway-v-wexford/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0219/853810-galway-v-wexford/ Impressive Clare skin Cats in Ennis Clare produced an assured performance to hammer Kilkenny in their Division 1 encounter at Cusack Park in Ennis. Sun, 19 Feb 2017 16:55:58 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0219/853808-clare-v-kilkenny/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0219/853808-clare-v-kilkenny/