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 Tue, 3 May 2016 15:07:14 +0100 Tue, 3 May 2016 15:07:14 +0100 Sport News Coming years to decide fate of International Rules The Director General of the GAA has said the next few years will determine the future of the International Rules series. Tue, 3 May 2016 14:07:04 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0503/785843-international-rules/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0503/785843-international-rules/ GAA digest: John Conlon set for lengthy lay-off Clare could be without John Conlon for the entire Munster Championship as the influential forward recovers from torn ankle ligaments. Tue, 3 May 2016 15:07:14 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0503/785847-gaa-digest-john-conlon-set-for-lengthy-lay-off/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0503/785847-gaa-digest-john-conlon-set-for-lengthy-lay-off/ Laois boss Lillis backs Cunningham to make impact Laois senior football team manager Mick Lillis believes that former Galway hurling boss Anthony Cunningham will bring a "freshness" to the O'Moore County set-up following his appointment as coach. Tue, 3 May 2016 13:06:14 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0502/785655-laois-boss-lillis-backs-cunningham-to-make-impact/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0502/785655-laois-boss-lillis-backs-cunningham-to-make-impact/ Kevin McStay: 'New York did everything but win' Kevin McStay felt that New York did more than enough at Gaelic Park on Sunday evening to send his side crashing out of the Connacht championship. Mon, 2 May 2016 16:37:25 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0502/785658-kevin-mcstay/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0502/785658-kevin-mcstay/ John Mullane: This is the start of a new rivalry John Mullane is predicting a long season ahead for both Clare and Waterford hurlers and can see the Munster rivals clashing again in September for ultimate honours. Mon, 2 May 2016 16:07:51 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0501/785545-john-mullane-this-is-the-start-of-a-new-rivalry/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0501/785545-john-mullane-this-is-the-start-of-a-new-rivalry/ Loughnane: Cats lack charisma to be truly great Ger Loughnane has said All-Ireland champions Kilkenny lack the charisma to be remembered alongside the truly great teams in the game as he defended his description of Brian Cody's side as "functional". Mon, 2 May 2016 09:29:37 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0501/785560-loughnane/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0501/785560-loughnane/ Roscommon survive New York scare to advance Division 1 outfit Roscommon were made to fight all the way before overcoming New York by a point in their Connacht SFC preliminary round clash in Gaelic Park. Mon, 2 May 2016 14:43:25 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0501/785557-new-york-v-roscommon/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0501/785557-new-york-v-roscommon/ Shanahan pulls it out of fire to earn Déise replay Maurice Shanahan's 92nd-minute free salvaged a replay for holders Waterford in this afternoon's Allianz Hurling League Division 1 final at Semple Stadium. Sun, 1 May 2016 18:32:48 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0501/785526-shanahan-earns-deise-replay-with-last-gasp/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0501/785526-shanahan-earns-deise-replay-with-last-gasp/ VIDEO: League Sunday panel on hurling stalemate Henry Shefflin and Ger Loughnane assess the drawn Allianz HL Division final between Clare and Waterford and feel both sides are capable of serving up better fare in the replay. Sun, 1 May 2016 22:38:55 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0501/785563-video-shefflin-and-loughnane-on-drawn-league/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0501/785563-video-shefflin-and-loughnane-on-drawn-league/ Davy Fitzgerald salutes 'savage' game of hurling Clare manager Davy Fitzgerald was quick tp praise the battling performance that his side and Waterford showed in Sunday's drawn Allianz HL Division 1 final. Mon, 2 May 2016 09:55:21 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0501/785547-davy-fitzgerald-salutes-savage-game-of-hurling/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0501/785547-davy-fitzgerald-salutes-savage-game-of-hurling/ Bad game management cost Clare, says Pat O'Connor The hurlers of Clare and Waterford look set for a three-game saga following a dramatic encounter in Semple Stadium, but the Déise were let off the hook according to Clare defender Pat O'Connor. Sun, 1 May 2016 21:03:27 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0501/785531-bad-game-management-cost-clare-says-pat-oconnor/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0501/785531-bad-game-management-cost-clare-says-pat-oconnor/ Charly Shanks battles to Irish National triumph Armagh handballer Charly Shanks has waited a while to land one of the 'Majors' of the game but he achieved his goal with a well-deserved success in the final of the Irish Nationals in Belfast on Sunday. Sun, 1 May 2016 19:47:49 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0501/785541-charly-shanks-battles-to/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0501/785541-charly-shanks-battles-to/ Westmeath thrash Offaly in Leinster opener Goals from Eoin Price and Derek McNicholas helped Westmeath hurlers to a comprehensive 2-22 to 1-11 victory over a poor Offaly side at Cusack Park, Mullingar. Sun, 1 May 2016 17:44:34 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0501/785521-westmeath-thrash-offaly-in-leinster-opener/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0501/785521-westmeath-thrash-offaly-in-leinster-opener/ Ciarán Carey 'thrilled' with Kerry's landmark win The Kerry hurlers got their maiden Leinster championship off to the perfect start against Carlow but manager Ciarán Carey believes there remains huge room for improvement. Sun, 1 May 2016 17:37:14 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0501/785520-kerry-ciaran-carey/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0501/785520-kerry-ciaran-carey/ Kilkenny in different class as they snatch crown Kilkenny confirmed their liking for Semple Stadium by repeating their final victory at the venue two years ago to claim their 12th Irish Daily Star National League Division 1 title with a 2-07 to 0-07 dismissal of Galway. Sun, 1 May 2016 16:31:27 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0501/785516-kilkenny-in-different-class-as-they-snatch-crown/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0501/785516-kilkenny-in-different-class-as-they-snatch-crown/ Kerry hurlers begin life in Leinster with a win Kerry broke new ground when they defeated on Carlow in the Leinster SHC  round robin series qualifier at Austin Stack Park in Tralee. Sun, 1 May 2016 16:24:56 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0501/785517-kerry-hurlers-begin-life-in-leinster-with-a-win/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0501/785517-kerry-hurlers-begin-life-in-leinster-with-a-win/ International Rules Series deferred to 2017 The International Rules Series between Ireland and Australia will not take place this year but will return for a two-game series Down Under in 2017, the GAA has announced. Sun, 1 May 2016 12:46:31 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0501/785491-international-rules-deferred-to-2017/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0501/785491-international-rules-deferred-to-2017/ Mayo burst to pulsating All-Ireland U21 crown Conor Loftus hit the crucial goal with two minutes left as Mayo secured the EirGrid All-Ireland U-21 final after an enthralling victory over Cork at Cusack Park. Sun, 1 May 2016 00:02:33 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2016/0430/785369-cork-v-mayo/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2016/0430/785369-cork-v-mayo/ VIDEO: Mayo win first U21 title in a decade Reaction from Mayo manager Michael Solan and defender Shairoze Akram after the county's All-Ireland U-21 triumph. Sun, 1 May 2016 00:33:22 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0430/785432-video-mayo/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0430/785432-video-mayo/ Christy Ring/Nicky Rackard round-up Antrim kept their Christy Ring Cup odyssey on track with a 2-14 to 1-12 Round 2A dismissal of Roscommon in Dunloy on Saturday afternoon. Sun, 1 May 2016 14:31:33 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0430/785342-christy-ring-nicky-rackard-round-up/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0430/785342-christy-ring-nicky-rackard-round-up/