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, 28 Jan 2015 13:12:55 +0000 Wed, 28 Jan 2015 13:12:55 +0000 Sport News VIDEO: Tommy Walsh on the up after time Down Under Tommy Walsh is relishing the thought of pulling back on the Kerry jersey in the National League after a five-year absence in Australia and the AFL. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 22:25:12 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0128/676252-tommy-walsh/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0128/676252-tommy-walsh/ Keith Rossiter calls time on Wexford hurling Wexford have been hit with the surprise retirement of defender Keith Rossiter. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 13:12:55 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/hurling/2015/0128/676173-keith-rossiter-calls-time-on-wexford/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/hurling/2015/0128/676173-keith-rossiter-calls-time-on-wexford/ O'Sullivan seeks to clarify job-quitting reports Kerry's Darran O'Sullivan has sought to clarify his position after apparently saying that he had quit his job in order to focus on recovering from a hip injury. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 17:22:41 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0128/676122-darran-osullivan-quits-job-to-focus-on-recovery/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0128/676122-darran-osullivan-quits-job-to-focus-on-recovery/ Six players leave Tyrone panel Tyrone will go into this season's national league without several of the players who helped them win the McKenna Cup last Saturday after the county confirmed that six players had departed the panel. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 23:19:19 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0127/676069-tyrone-panel/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0127/676069-tyrone-panel/ Duffy again pushes for calendar year competitions GAA Director General Paraic Duffy has re-emphasised the importance of fixture changes which would involve all competitions being held within a calendar year. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 16:53:28 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0127/675905-duffy-re-emphasises-importance-of-fixture-schedule/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0127/675905-duffy-re-emphasises-importance-of-fixture-schedule/ Liam O'Neill: Abuse rule not strong enough GAA President Liam O'Neill believes the association's recently introduced punishment for racist or sectarian abuse is "not adequate" and says a motion to strengthen it will be sent to Congress. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 17:56:50 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0127/676009-liam-oneill-abuse-rule-not-strong-enough/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0127/676009-liam-oneill-abuse-rule-not-strong-enough/ Paul Geaney wants 'more games and less training' Kerry's Paul Geaney has called for a more compacted season as the groundswell for alterations to the structure of the GAA year grows. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:29:40 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0127/675902-paul-geaney/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0127/675902-paul-geaney/ Football League: Who can take the next step? Ahead of the start of the Allianz League, we assess those sides who will look to make further progress after a satisfactory 2014 and those who must lift themselves up off the floor. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 10:41:53 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0126/675723-football-league/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0126/675723-football-league/ Kieran McGeeney: Managers aren't enemy number one Armagh manager Kieran McGeeney has dismissed the notion that county managers have the final say as to how club games are administered. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 13:40:38 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0126/675795-kieran-mcgeeney-managers-arent-enemy-number-one/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0126/675795-kieran-mcgeeney-managers-arent-enemy-number-one/ Philly McEvoy calls time on Armagh Armagh goalkeeper Philly McEvoy has announced his retirement from inter-county football. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 16:59:49 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0126/675740-philly-mcevoy-calls-time-on-armagh/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0126/675740-philly-mcevoy-calls-time-on-armagh/ Cunningham sees 'plenty of positives' in Cup run Dublin hurling manager Ger Cunningham declared himself "very happy" with how his charges disposed of Antrim's challenge at Parnell Park to book a Walsh Cup semi-final spot against Laois. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 10:17:04 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/hurling/2015/0125/675543-dublin-hurling-reaction/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/hurling/2015/0125/675543-dublin-hurling-reaction/ Allianz confirmed as GAAGO sponsor Allianz has been confirmed as the sponsor for GAAGO, the Gaelic Games streaming service for those outside Ireland from the GAA and RTÉ. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 17:18:40 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0126/675656-gaago-confirm-allianz-as-sponsor/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0126/675656-gaago-confirm-allianz-as-sponsor/ John Evans praises Rossies after FBD League glory Roscommon manager John Evans has been gushing in praise of his team following their victory over Galway to secure the FBD League crown. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 17:28:13 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0126/675591-evans-praises-rossies-after-fbd-league-glory/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0126/675591-evans-praises-rossies-after-fbd-league-glory/ Joe Canning sidelined with suspected break Galway are sweating on the fitness of star forward Joe Canning ahead of the Allianz Hurling League after he suffered a suspected broken finger in their Walsh Cup win over Offaly. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 09:56:47 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/hurling/2015/0125/675537-joe-canning/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/hurling/2015/0125/675537-joe-canning/ Dublin end O'Byrne Cup title barren run Dublin snatched their first Bord na Móna O'Byrne Cup title since 2008, thanks to a 0-24 to 0-19 extra-time win over Kildare in Newbridge. Sun, 25 Jan 2015 17:42:11 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0125/675484-kildare-v-dublin/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0125/675484-kildare-v-dublin/ Roscommon claim rare FBD League crown Roscommon scythed through the Galway defence to plunder four goals in Kiltoom this afternoon and secure their first FBD League title in 16 years on a 4-8 to 1-12 scoreline. Sun, 25 Jan 2015 17:10:13 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0125/675485-galway-v-roscommon/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0125/675485-galway-v-roscommon/ Walsh Cup: Clear wins for Laois, Dublin & Galway Laois will host Dublin and Galway will take on Carlow in the Bord na Móna Walsh Cup semi-finals after clear-cut victories this afternoon. Sun, 25 Jan 2015 21:36:15 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/hurling/2015/0125/675486-walsh-cup-round-up/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/hurling/2015/0125/675486-walsh-cup-round-up/ Brady's handball success continues in the US Paul Brady continued his amazing run of success on the US Handball Race4Eight tour when he routed the field once again in Houston, Texas. Sun, 25 Jan 2015 19:30:20 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/handball/2015/0125/675535-bradys-handball-success-continues-in-the-us/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/handball/2015/0125/675535-bradys-handball-success-continues-in-the-us/ Evans praises Rossies after FBD League glory Roscommon manager John Evans has been gushing in praise of his team following their victory over Galway to secure the FBD League crown. Sun, 25 Jan 2015 21:16:31 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0125/675539-evans-praises-his-boys-after-fbd-league-glory/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0125/675539-evans-praises-his-boys-after-fbd-league-glory/ Tyrone ease past Cavan for another McKenna title Tyrone came from behind to win their fourth successive Dr McKenna Cup title with a 1-13 to 0-10 win over Cavan at the Athletic Grounds. Sat, 24 Jan 2015 23:03:18 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0124/675379-cavan-v-tyrone/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0124/675379-cavan-v-tyrone/