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, 26 Apr 2017 20:25:09 +0100 Wed, 26 Apr 2017 20:25:09 +0100 Sport News Flynn: Dublin can't afford to give top teams head start Paul Flynn admits that Dublin can't always rely on their trademark strong finish to get them over the line in the wake of their Allianz Football League final defeat to Kerry. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:25:29 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0426/870546-paul-flynn/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0426/870546-paul-flynn/ McConville expects McGeeney to fight 'extreme' ban Oisin McConville believes Armagh manager Kieran McGeeney will appeal his 12-week ban for an altercation with a linesman all the way to the Disputes Resolution Authority if necessary. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 20:25:09 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0426/870608-mcconville-expects-fight-extreme-ban-all-the-way/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0426/870608-mcconville-expects-fight-extreme-ban-all-the-way/ Richie Power: Strange final sets up fascinating summer The nature of Galway's impressive capturing of the league title, coupled with Tipperary's no-show, has somewhat altered the championship picture, writes Richie Power. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 16:18:00 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0426/870457-strange-league-final-sets-up-a-fascinating-summer/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0426/870457-strange-league-final-sets-up-a-fascinating-summer/ At a glance: U-21 football swansong and hurling action The clash of Galway and Dublin brings the curtain down on the U-21 football championship, while this weekend also sees hurling action in the Leinster round-robin and the Christy Ring, Nicky Rackard and Lory Meagher Cups. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 10:19:03 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0425/870191-at-a-glance/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0425/870191-at-a-glance/ Kieran Bergin leaves Tipperary panel All-Ireland champions Tipperary will have to plan their Championship defence without Kieran Bergin after the defender left the panel. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 19:49:05 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0426/870593-kieran-bergin-leaves-tipperary-panel/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0426/870593-kieran-bergin-leaves-tipperary-panel/ Kieran McGeeney handed 12-week suspension Armagh football manager Kieran McGeeney has been banned for 12 weeks after an alleged verbal altercation with linesman Joe McQuillan during their Allianz Football League clash against Antrim at the Athletic Grounds last month. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 10:08:04 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0425/870329-kieran-mcgeeney-handed-12-week-suspension/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0425/870329-kieran-mcgeeney-handed-12-week-suspension/ 'I wasn't good enough to make minor and U21 teams' Tyrone won All-Ireland Under-21 football titles 2000 and 2001 and those teams formed the backbone of the sides that went on to win Sam Maguire in '03, '05 and '08. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:41:02 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0425/870225-philly-jordan-u21/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0425/870225-philly-jordan-u21/ League title 'absolutely huge' for Galway, says Cummins Brendan Cummins believes Galway's Allianz League success has made them serious contenders for this year's All-Ireland title. Mon, 24 Apr 2017 21:53:53 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0424/869975-league-victory-huge-for-galway-says-cummins/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0424/869975-league-victory-huge-for-galway-says-cummins/ Carey backing Cats to have major say in All-Ireland Kilkenny legend DJ Carey believes that the Cats can still win the All-Ireland this year - even though they are behind leaders of the pack Tipperary and Galway. Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:55:28 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0424/869833-carey-backing-cats/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0424/869833-carey-backing-cats/ Cleary: Tipp face mental challenge to retain crown Former Tipperary hurler Michael Cleary believes yesterday's resounding defeat to Galway will ram home how difficult it is for the county to retain All-Ireland hurling titles. Mon, 24 Apr 2017 17:14:28 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0424/869811-cleary-tipp-face-mental-challenge-to-retain-crown/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0424/869811-cleary-tipp-face-mental-challenge-to-retain-crown/ Davy says he will serve 'harsh' eight-week ban Davy Fitzgerald will serve his eight-week suspension it has been confirmed, though the Wexford County Board still argue that the punishment is 'harsh'. Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:03:06 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0424/869795-davy-takes-ban/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0424/869795-davy-takes-ban/ Combined Ulster hurling team worth a shot - McCullough Meath selector and Antrim native Mickey McCullough thinks the Ulster championship is no longer fit for purpose and that a combined 'Team Ulster' might be the best way forward for hurling in the province. Mon, 24 Apr 2017 19:12:41 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0424/869945-team-ulster-worth/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0424/869945-team-ulster-worth/ Canning: Wexford defeat was the 'kick' Galway needed Joe Canning believes that losing to Wexford inspired Galway's first league crown in seven years but he insists that his team now have bigger goals in mind for this season. Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:22:50 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0423/869722-canning-wexford-defeat-was-the-kick-galway-needed/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0423/869722-canning-wexford-defeat-was-the-kick-galway-needed/ Farrell fancies Galway for All-Ireland Cyril Farrell believes Galway are the team to beat in this year's All-Ireland SHC after their emphatic win over Tipperary in the final of the Allianz Hurling League at the Gaelic Grounds on Sunday. Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:25:28 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0424/869745-farrell-fancies-galway-for-all-ireland/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0424/869745-farrell-fancies-galway-for-all-ireland/ Michael Ryan: Tipperary never got out of the blocks Michael Ryan suggested his side were fatigued by the demands of Division 1A after admitting they were completely outplayed by Galway in the Allianz Hurling League final. Sun, 23 Apr 2017 21:59:58 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0423/869715-michael-ryan-tipperary-never-got-out-of-the-blocks/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0423/869715-michael-ryan-tipperary-never-got-out-of-the-blocks/ Donoghue challenges Galway to back up league triumph Micheál Donoghue has called on his Galway side to build on their stunning Allianz Hurling League final victory over Tipperary over the summer, admitting that "we know we're inconsistent". Sun, 23 Apr 2017 21:05:26 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0423/869688-donoghue-we-know-galway-have-been-inconsistent/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0423/869688-donoghue-we-know-galway-have-been-inconsistent/ Clinical Galway leave Tipp reeling in league final Two goals from Jason Flynn and another from Cathal Mannion were among the highlights as Galway turned on the style to crush Tipperary by 3-21 to 0-14 points in this afternoon's Allianz HL Division 1 final at the Gaelic Grounds. Sun, 23 Apr 2017 18:13:55 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0423/869627-galway-v-tipperary/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0423/869627-galway-v-tipperary/ Goals crucial as Kilkenny retain camogie league Kilkenny retained their Littlewoods Ireland Camogie League Division 1 title with an all-round team performance that augurs well for the Championship. Sun, 23 Apr 2017 22:33:44 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0423/869629-kilkenny-v-cork/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0423/869629-kilkenny-v-cork/ Meath boss Martin Ennis eyes Laois scalp next Looking ahead to their second game against Laois in the Leinster round-robin series, Meath manager Martin Ennis revealed that his side will "fancy their chances against anybody" as they look to secure a quarter-final spot. Tue, 25 Apr 2017 08:23:20 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0423/869696-meath-boss-ennis/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0423/869696-meath-boss-ennis/ Meath mark return to Leinster championship with a win Meath capped their return to the Leinster Senior Hurling Championship with a dramatic victory in Navan to keep their hopes of a quarter-final place bang on track. Sun, 23 Apr 2017 18:47:06 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0423/869677-meath-shock-kerry-in-leinster-hurling-championship/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0423/869677-meath-shock-kerry-in-leinster-hurling-championship/