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 Thu, 23 Mar 2017 22:23:22 +0000 Thu, 23 Mar 2017 22:23:22 +0000 Sport News Redmond: Cluxton kick birth of 'phenomenal' Dublin The origins of the all-conquering Dublin football team can be traced back to Stephen Cluxton's match-winning free against Kerry in the 2011 All-Ireland Final, according to Blues legend Charlie Redmond. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 23:45:46 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0323/862125-charlie-redmond/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0323/862125-charlie-redmond/ GAA digest: Niall Morgan returns in goal for Tyrone Tyrone manager Mickey Harte has made two changes for the Allianz Football Division One clash with Mayo at Omagh, with a couple of further positional switches. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 22:23:22 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0323/862131-gaa-digest/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0323/862131-gaa-digest/ At a glance: Weekend's Allianz Football League action It's the penultimate round of games in the 2017 league and there's still an awful lot to play for in each of the four divisions, writes James McMahon. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 06:58:25 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0321/861444-at-a-glance-weekends-allianz-football-league-action/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0321/861444-at-a-glance-weekends-allianz-football-league-action/ Game of the Week: Tyrone v Mayo Allianz Football League Mayo travel to Omagh this weekend for a rematch of their controversial All-Ireland quarter-final against Tyrone in our pick for Game of the Week. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 18:13:15 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0322/861771-gotw-tyrone-v-mayo/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0322/861771-gotw-tyrone-v-mayo/ 'All or nothing' for Derek McGrath with Waterford Waterford manager Derek McGrath says his decision to take a leave of absence from his teaching role is motivated by his desire to maximise the potential of the current Déise group. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:09:26 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0322/861838-derek-mcgrath/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0322/861838-derek-mcgrath/ O'Callaghan on song as Dubs advance to U21 final Con O'Callaghan hit 2-05 as Dublin proved too strong for Longford in the Leinster U21 Football semi-final, while there were wins elsewhere for Sligo and Donegal. Wed, 22 Mar 2017 22:12:57 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0322/861847-u21-football/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0322/861847-u21-football/ McGeeney not getting carried away with Armagh progress Armagh manager Kieran McGeeney is start to see the rebuilding work he's undertaken over the last two years bear fruit, but with the prospect of league promotion now looming, he's not getting carried away. Wed, 22 Mar 2017 20:05:47 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0322/861786-mcgeeney-reaping-the-rewards-at-armagh/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0322/861786-mcgeeney-reaping-the-rewards-at-armagh/ Richie Power: Pressure on Deise to deliver Richie Power looks ahead to the final round of the Allianz Hurling League and sees a tough task ahead for Waterford, who are fighting for top flight survival. Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:25:04 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0321/861571-richie-power-pressure-on-deise-to-deliver/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0321/861571-richie-power-pressure-on-deise-to-deliver/ Managers under most pressure, says Ó Sé Tomás Ó Sé says the pressures on inter-county managers explains Derek McGrath's decision to commit full-time to Waterford, although the push for the payment of managers is a "dangerous road to go down". Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:11:47 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0322/861662-pressure-as-a-manager-more-than-a-as-p/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0322/861662-pressure-as-a-manager-more-than-a-as-p/ Colm Cooper's the greatest I've seen I have an admission to make and it might not go down too well in my home county - I think Colm Cooper is the greatest footballer I have ever seen. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:37:49 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0322/861728-colm-coopers-the-greatest-ive-seen/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0322/861728-colm-coopers-the-greatest-ive-seen/ Staunton: Men and women should share billing more often Mayo great Cora Staunton says ladies games needs to be played alongside men's more often after it was announced that her team's league clash with Dublin will precede Saturday's meeting of Dublin and Roscommon at Croke Park. Tue, 21 Mar 2017 11:23:38 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0321/861372-staunton-men-and-women-should-share-bill-more-often/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0321/861372-staunton-men-and-women-should-share-bill-more-often/ At a glance: Hurling League final-round permutations Many questions are still to answer regarding promotion and relegation in all divisions and which teams will make the quarter-finals in the top tier, writes James McMahon Wed, 22 Mar 2017 07:09:58 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0321/861402-at-a-glance-final-round-possibilities-in-hurling-leag/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0321/861402-at-a-glance-final-round-possibilities-in-hurling-leag/ McEntee 'frustrated' at up-and-down Meath Despite battling back from nine points down to force a draw with Cork, Meath manager Andy McEntee was still unhappy at the inconsistent nature of his side's performance in Sunday's Allianz FL Division 2 encounter. Mon, 20 Mar 2017 15:46:52 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0320/861053-mcentee-frustrated-at-his-up-and-down-meath-side/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0320/861053-mcentee-frustrated-at-his-up-and-down-meath-side/ McConville has praise for Donegal, but not Kerry Oisin McConville believes Donegal are turning themselves into contenders again, but thinks that Kerry will fall short on the biggest of days unless something changes in attack. Mon, 20 Mar 2017 08:33:33 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0319/860960-mcconville-podcast/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0319/860960-mcconville-podcast/ 'Change of mindset' key to Cavan's shock victory Mattie McGleenan was bursting with pride after Cavan's shock defeat of Mayo in Castlebar and said his charges learned from past mistakes to carve out a sweet victory. Mon, 20 Mar 2017 09:11:42 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0319/860970-change-of-mindset-key-to-cavans-shock-victory/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0319/860970-change-of-mindset-key-to-cavans-shock-victory/ Morale remains high in Roscommon, says McStay Their Division 1 status might be hanging by a thread, but Roscommon manager Kevin McStay insists that his charges remain determined to take a scalp before their inevitable relegation. Sun, 19 Mar 2017 20:00:09 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0319/860946-kevin-mcstay/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0319/860946-kevin-mcstay/ McKiernan goal drives Cavan to shock defeat of Mayo Underdogs Cavan caused a huge upset with a victory over Mayo in Castlebar today which has kept alive their hopes of staying in Division 1. Sun, 19 Mar 2017 17:49:20 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0319/860925-cavan-mayo/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0319/860925-cavan-mayo/ McGrath eyes survival mission after crucial victory Fermanagh manager Pete McGrath savoured a "critically important" defeat of Clare at Brewster Park and challenged his side to kick on in their Division 2 survival mission. Sun, 19 Mar 2017 17:45:07 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0319/860933-mcgrath-eyes-survival-mission-after-crucial-victory/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0319/860933-mcgrath-eyes-survival-mission-after-crucial-victory/ McCarron stars as Monaghan push Roscommon towards drop Monaghan's Allianz football League title challenge remains on track following a Jack McCarron-inspired 2-17 to 1-13 victory in Inniskeen, a result that leaves Roscommon staring relegation in the face. Sun, 19 Mar 2017 16:13:07 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0319/860923-mccarron-stars-as-monaghan-push-roscommon-towards-drop/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0319/860923-mccarron-stars-as-monaghan-push-roscommon-towards-drop/ Lenihan rescues point for battling Meath Meath rescued an unlikely Allianz Football League Division 2 draw from their visit to Cork, but it could have been more as a last-minute foul on Graham Reilly was controversially adjudged to have occurred outside the penalty area. Sun, 19 Mar 2017 16:06:10 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0319/860922-lenihan-rescues-point-for-battling-meath/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0319/860922-lenihan-rescues-point-for-battling-meath/