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, 17 Dec 2014 17:17:03 +0000 Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:17:03 +0000 Sport News Jim Gavin pays tribute to 'devoted' Andy Kettle Dublin football manager Jim Gavin has paid a glowing tribute to the late Dublin GAA chairman Andy Kettle. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 20:45:20 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2014/1217/667407-gavin-pays-tribute-to-the-late-andy-kettle/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2014/1217/667407-gavin-pays-tribute-to-the-late-andy-kettle/ Galway's Sean Armstrong announces his retirement Galway forward Sean Armstrong has called time on his inter-county career, announcing his retirement after a decade with the Tribesmen. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:17:03 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2014/1217/667368-galways-armstrong-announces-his-retirement/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2014/1217/667368-galways-armstrong-announces-his-retirement/ Dublin GAA chairman Andy Kettle passes away Dublin County Board chairman Andy Kettle has died at the age of 68. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 10:21:24 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2014/1216/667304-dublin-county-board-chair-andy-kettle-passes-away/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2014/1216/667304-dublin-county-board-chair-andy-kettle-passes-away/ Kennelly backs Irish to shine in AFL after trials Former Kerry and AFL star Tadhg Kennelly has backed young Irish players to continue to thrive in Australia following what he described as hugely successful trials in Dublin. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 21:36:46 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2014/1216/667192-kennelly-backs-irish-to-shine-in-afl-after-combine/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2014/1216/667192-kennelly-backs-irish-to-shine-in-afl-after-combine/ Anthony Daly to take Limerick academy post Former Clare player and manager Anthony Daly has been appointed as the new director of Limerick's underage hurling academy. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 17:48:33 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/hurling/2014/1216/667214-anthony-daly-to-take-limerick-academy-post/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/hurling/2014/1216/667214-anthony-daly-to-take-limerick-academy-post/ Casement Park planning permission ruled unlawful Northern Ireland's Environment Minister acted unlawfully in approving the redevelopment of Casement Park, a High Court judge in Belfast has ruled. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 22:26:51 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2014/1215/666903-casement-park-planning-permission-denied/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2014/1215/666903-casement-park-planning-permission-denied/ Gort's Lally: We knew we could beat Portumna Gort captain Greg Lally believes faith in their own ability was his team's decisive weapon in capturing the Galway hurling crown from All-Ireland champions Portumna. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 14:50:21 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/hurling/2014/1215/666931-gorts-lally-we-knew-we-could-beat-portumna/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/hurling/2014/1215/666931-gorts-lally-we-knew-we-could-beat-portumna/ Ger Brennan: Vincent's want Leinster record St Vincent's captain Ger Brennan has set his sights on overhauling Portlaoise's haul of seven Leinster club titles after the All-Ireland champions won their sixth provincial crown against Rhode. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 11:36:49 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2014/1215/666905-ger-brennan-vincents-want-leinster-record/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2014/1215/666905-ger-brennan-vincents-want-leinster-record/ St Vincent's juggernaut rolls over Rhode All-Ireland champions St Vincent's powered to their sixth AIB Leinster Senior Football title, with a 1-13 to 0-06 win over Rhode of Offaly at Páirc Tailteann. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 07:34:49 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2014/1214/666764-rhode-v-st-vincents/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2014/1214/666764-rhode-v-st-vincents/ Corofin make hard work of Tir Chonaill Gaels Galway and Connacht champions Corofin advanced to the last four with a laboured 0-09 to 0-02 win over London side Tir Chonaill Gaels in their All-Ireland club SFC quarter-final in Ruslip. Sun, 14 Dec 2014 15:38:40 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2014/1214/666765-tir-chonaill-gaels-v-corofin/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2014/1214/666765-tir-chonaill-gaels-v-corofin/ Gort goal rush sinks Portumna Gort dethroned All-Ireland club hurling champions Portumna with a 2-13 to 1-10 victory after a late goal flourish in the dying minutes of the Galway SHC final at Athenry. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 12:32:21 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/hurling/2014/1214/666775-gort-goal-rush-sinks-portumna/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/hurling/2014/1214/666775-gort-goal-rush-sinks-portumna/ Spirit of 'Heffo' still important to St Vincent's The importance and influence of the late Kevin Heffernan is still to be felt in St Vincent's ahead of their Leinster club final date with Rhode. Sat, 13 Dec 2014 16:02:39 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2014/1212/666554-spirit-of-heffo-still-important-to-st-vincents/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2014/1212/666554-spirit-of-heffo-still-important-to-st-vincents/ Rhode captain confident of Leinster glory Rhode captain Padraic Sullivan believes the side have the wherewithal to beat the reigning provincial and All-Ireland champions, St Vincent's in Sunday's Leinster club final in Navan. Sat, 13 Dec 2014 15:56:56 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2014/1212/666558-rhode-captain-confident-of-leinster-glory/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2014/1212/666558-rhode-captain-confident-of-leinster-glory/ Cormac Costello will focus on football in 2015 Dublin's Cormac Costello has ruled out playing senior hurling for the county next year. Thu, 11 Dec 2014 18:15:10 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/hurling/2014/1211/666283-cormac-costello-will-focus-on-football-in-2015/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/hurling/2014/1211/666283-cormac-costello-will-focus-on-football-in-2015/ VIDEO: Richie Hogan on Kilkenny hurling Richie Hogan has described the euphoria of winning another All-Ireland Hurling crown with the Cats this year, the 35th for the county. Wed, 10 Dec 2014 22:22:09 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2014/1210/665975-video-richie-hogan-on-kilkenny-hurling/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2014/1210/665975-video-richie-hogan-on-kilkenny-hurling/ Jordan hopes appointment inspires more women Ireland's first female GAA county chairperson Roisín Jordan hopes her appointment opens the way for other women in sport to get involved at the very highest level. Thu, 11 Dec 2014 10:27:36 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2014/1210/665858-jordan-reaction/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2014/1210/665858-jordan-reaction/ James Kavanagh calls time on inter-county career James Kavanagh has called time on his inter-county career, a year after switching allegiance from Kildare to Galway. Wed, 10 Dec 2014 12:19:58 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2014/1210/665860-james-kavanagh-calls-time-on-inter-county-career/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2014/1210/665860-james-kavanagh-calls-time-on-inter-county-career/ Roisín Jordan elected Tyrone GAA chairperson History was made in Tyrone last night with the election of Roisín Jordan as the GAA's first woman county chairperson. Wed, 10 Dec 2014 10:16:33 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2014/1209/665796-roisin-jordan-elected-tyrone-gaa-chairperson/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2014/1209/665796-roisin-jordan-elected-tyrone-gaa-chairperson/ Henry Shefflin to make retirement call in 2015 Kilkenny talisman Henry Shefflin has revealed that he has yet to make a decision on whether he will continue inter-county hurling next year. Tue, 9 Dec 2014 14:40:10 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/hurling/2014/1209/665628-henry-shefflin-to-make-retirement-call-in-2015/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/hurling/2014/1209/665628-henry-shefflin-to-make-retirement-call-in-2015/ Sherlock joins Dublin backroom team Former Dublin star Jason Sherlock has joined the Dublin senior football backroom staff. Tue, 9 Dec 2014 12:46:52 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2014/1209/665661-sherlock-dublin-role/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2014/1209/665661-sherlock-dublin-role/