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 Sat, 6 Feb 2016 21:50:07 +0000 Sat, 6 Feb 2016 21:50:07 +0000 Sport News Dublin edge out Mayo in Castlebar dogfight Reigning champions Dublin made it back to back wins at the start of the Allianz League as they dug out a 0-09 to 0-07 victory over Mayo at Elvery's MacHale Park. Sat, 6 Feb 2016 21:48:18 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0206/765980-mayo-v-dublin/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0206/765980-mayo-v-dublin/ Laois hold off Armagh fightback Laois survived a strong final-quarter comeback from Armagh to pick up a first league win in Division 2, with a 1-13 to 0-15 victory at the Athletic Grounds. Sat, 6 Feb 2016 21:50:07 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0206/765991-laois-hold-off-armagh-fightback/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0206/765991-laois-hold-off-armagh-fightback/ Derry keep cool to claims points in freezing Cavan Cavan and Derry served up a thriller at a bitterly cold Kingspan Breffni Park, with Mark Lynch's 65th-minute free winning it for the visitors. Sat, 6 Feb 2016 21:09:33 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0206/765990-derry-cavan/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0206/765990-derry-cavan/ St Mary's Cahirciveen and Templenoe claim glory St Mary's Cahirciveen and Templenoe claimed the AIB All-Ireland Intermediate and Junior football titles respectively. Sat, 6 Feb 2016 19:04:05 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0206/765965-st-marys-cahirciveen-and-templenoe-claim-glory/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0206/765965-st-marys-cahirciveen-and-templenoe-claim-glory/ Na Piarsaigh set up final date with Cushendall There may have been controversy in the air but Na Piarsaigh won't mind after booking their place in a very first AIB GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Club Championship final. Sat, 6 Feb 2016 18:54:10 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0206/765929-oulart-the-ballagh-v-na-piarsaigh/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0206/765929-oulart-the-ballagh-v-na-piarsaigh/ Cushendall break hoodoo to reach first final Ruairí Óg Cushendall qualified for their first AIB GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Club Championship final with a superb victory at Páirc Tailteann when beating Galway champions Sarsfields by 3-12 to 1-06. Sat, 6 Feb 2016 18:54:38 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0206/765928-sarsfields-cushendall/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0206/765928-sarsfields-cushendall/ GPA: Players would boycott 'B' Championship The Gaelic Players Association say that a "significant majority of players" in Division 4 county teams would refuse to play in the GAA's proposed 'B' Senior Football Championship. Fri, 5 Feb 2016 17:31:37 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0205/765737-gpa-players-would-refuse/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0205/765737-gpa-players-would-refuse/ GAA Digest: Three changes for Kerry Tyrone have made four changes for their Allianz Football League clash with Galway at Pearse Stadium on Sunday. Fri, 5 Feb 2016 20:16:30 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0204/765505-tyrone-make-four-changes-for-galway/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0204/765505-tyrone-make-four-changes-for-galway/ League Weekend: Fears for depleted Mayo We look ahead to the second round of matches in the Allianz Football League where Division 1 champions travel to Castlebar to take on Mayo. Fri, 5 Feb 2016 13:22:37 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0204/765422-gaaweekend/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0204/765422-gaaweekend/ Ladies' NFL preview: Mayo look to stay on rise A full preview of all four divisions as the Lidl Ladies' NFL enters another busy weekend of action. Fri, 5 Feb 2016 12:19:34 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0205/765624-ladies-nfl-preview-mayo-look-to-stay-on-rise/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0205/765624-ladies-nfl-preview-mayo-look-to-stay-on-rise/ At a glance: Allianz League weekend It's the second round of action in this year's Allianz Football League - while there is much club action in both hurling and football. Fri, 5 Feb 2016 09:52:41 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0204/765367-at-a-glance-league-weekend/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0204/765367-at-a-glance-league-weekend/ Dromard appealing fine for Carragher soccer camp Longford GAA club Dromard will appeal a Central Hearings Committee decision to fine them €2,000 for hosting the Jamie Carragher Soccer School summer camp last year. Fri, 5 Feb 2016 10:00:41 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0205/765590-dromard-to-appeal-fine-over-jamie-carragher/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0205/765590-dromard-to-appeal-fine-over-jamie-carragher/ Wexford happy to make way for Bruce Springsteen Wexford GAA chairman Diarmuid Devereux says the county are not upset at all by having to reschedule games due to the Bruce Springsteen concert at Croke Park in May. Thu, 4 Feb 2016 18:13:50 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0204/765462-wexford-happy-to-make-way-for-bruce-springsteen/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0204/765462-wexford-happy-to-make-way-for-bruce-springsteen/ Leinster quarters moved due to Springsteen concert The Leinster SFC and SHC quarter-final double-header scheduled for 29 May has been brought forward to 21 May after it was confirmed that Bruce Springsteen will play at Croke Park on the originally scheduled weekend. Thu, 4 Feb 2016 17:47:50 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0204/765303-springsteen-concerts/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0204/765303-springsteen-concerts/ Earley: Lilies can bloom again under Cian O'Neill Former Kildare great Dermot Earley believes the new management team headed by Cian O'Neill can revive the county's fotunes after a disappointing 2015. Thu, 4 Feb 2016 09:47:15 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0203/765208-earley/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0203/765208-earley/ Frankie Dolan: Rossies need to toughen up Former Roscommon star Frankie Dolan believes that many of the county's current senior players must develop physically to survive at the top level. Thu, 4 Feb 2016 12:10:54 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0203/765119-roscommon/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0203/765119-roscommon/ Tony Kelly facing two months on the sidelines Clare centre-forward Tony Kelly looks set to miss two months of action after suffering ankle ligament damage in training. Wed, 3 Feb 2016 10:13:27 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0203/765005-tony-kelly-facing/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0203/765005-tony-kelly-facing/ Kilkenny comeback a factor in GAA revenue drop The absence of an All-Ireland hurling final replay was a contributory factor in a €500,000 drop in revenue for the GAA in 2015. Tue, 2 Feb 2016 14:51:02 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0202/764798-gaa/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0202/764798-gaa/ Rock wants Dublin to 'execute' better against Mayo Dean Rock wants to add a clinical edge to Dublin's play in front of goal ahead of a meeting with Mayo this weekend. Tue, 2 Feb 2016 11:00:31 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0202/764727-dean-rock-dublin-mayo-kerry/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0202/764727-dean-rock-dublin-mayo-kerry/ Flynn: Meath still have a long road to travel While he's confident of a good showing in the Division 2 of this year's football league, Meath great Bernard Flynn believes the current squad are still well behind in terms of challenging the leading lights. Tue, 2 Feb 2016 09:48:27 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0201/764651-flynn/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0201/764651-flynn/