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, 18 Jul 2018 00:26:53 +0100 Wed, 18 Jul 2018 00:26:53 +0100 Sport News Buoyant Galway now main challengers to Dublin After the first weekend of Super 8s action, we can probably now say that Galway are the main challengers to Dublin in 2018. It's something that few would have predicted at the start of the year. Wed, 18 Jul 2018 00:03:51 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2018/0717/979320-buoyant-galway-now-main-challengers-to-dublin/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2018/0717/979320-buoyant-galway-now-main-challengers-to-dublin/ 'Wexford were flat - and Davy seemed a bit flat too' Eddie Brennan says that Wexford's lethargic performance during their seven point loss to Clare in Saturday's All-Ireland quarter-final was reminiscent of their Championship exit 12 months ago. Wed, 18 Jul 2018 00:26:53 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2018/0717/979381-wexford-were-flat-and-davy-seemed-a-bit-flat-too/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2018/0717/979381-wexford-were-flat-and-davy-seemed-a-bit-flat-too/ Injury forces Cork forward Colm O'Neill into retirement A knee injury has forced Cork's 2010 All-Ireland football winner Colm O'Neill into retirement at the age of 29. Tue, 17 Jul 2018 17:29:09 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2018/0717/979356-injury-forces-cork-forward-colm-oneill-into-retirement/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2018/0717/979356-injury-forces-cork-forward-colm-oneill-into-retirement/ Hurling documentary launched by GAA and RTÉ chiefs GAA president John Horan and RTÉ director general Dee Forbes launched the landmark three-part series The Game at a screening in the IFI in Dublin today. Tue, 17 Jul 2018 17:00:29 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2018/0717/979346-hurling-documentary-launched-by-gaa-and-rte-chiefs/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2018/0717/979346-hurling-documentary-launched-by-gaa-and-rte-chiefs/ Ellis resumes training ahead of All-Ireland semi-final Cork defender Mark Ellis has resumed training and is available for selection for the upcoming All-Ireland SHC semi-final against Limerick. Tue, 17 Jul 2018 16:46:55 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2018/0717/979338-ellis-resumes-training-ahead-of-all-ireland-semi-final/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2018/0717/979338-ellis-resumes-training-ahead-of-all-ireland-semi-final/ Walsh and Horgan receive monthly honour Galway's Shane Walsh and Cork's Patrick Horgan have been rewarded for their respective performances in football and hurling in June by winning the PwC GAA/GPA Player of the Month award winners. Tue, 17 Jul 2018 12:15:35 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2018/0717/979238-walsh-and-horgan-receive-monthly-honour/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2018/0717/979238-walsh-and-horgan-receive-monthly-honour/ Barry Moran to retire from inter-county football Mayo's Barry Moran has confirmed he is to retire from inter-county football. Tue, 17 Jul 2018 07:07:38 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2018/0716/979136-barry-moran-to-retire-from-inter-county-football/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2018/0716/979136-barry-moran-to-retire-from-inter-county-football/ Limerick's space creation project is serving them well Limerick's style is designed to give their forwards the best advantage possible but it places a high premium on space creation, and the quality of delivery into that space, writes Christy O'Connor. Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:12:20 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2018/0716/979102-limericks-space-creation-project-is-serving-them-well/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2018/0716/979102-limericks-space-creation-project-is-serving-them-well/ Is a Decade of the Dubs drawing to a close? Signs of sloppiness have started to creep into Dublin's play. We'll find out if any of their rivals can make them pay. Mon, 16 Jul 2018 18:46:24 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2018/0716/979065-decade-of-dubs/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2018/0716/979065-decade-of-dubs/ Mickey Harte remains the master of improvisation Tyrone are the best drilled side left in the hunt for Sam, but they must learn to evolve. Mon, 16 Jul 2018 23:06:44 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2018/0716/978945-aidan-orourke-column/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2018/0716/978945-aidan-orourke-column/ McConville: The GAA deserve a break over the Super 8s 'The GAA has got a bit of a battering over the last number of weeks with one thing and another.' Mon, 16 Jul 2018 13:02:14 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2018/0716/978968-oisin-mcconville-gaa/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2018/0716/978968-oisin-mcconville-gaa/ Moran expects Limerick to handle semi-final pressure Former Limerick hurler Ollie Moran expects the county's players to be able to handle the added pressure that comes with their win over Kilkenny yesterday. Mon, 16 Jul 2018 10:46:27 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2018/0716/978996-moran-expects-limerick-to-handle-semi-final-pressure/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2018/0716/978996-moran-expects-limerick-to-handle-semi-final-pressure/ Ó Domhnaill: Galway gave Kerry a wake-up call The former Galway ace believes the Kingdom's fans got a bit carried away with themselves. Mon, 16 Jul 2018 12:07:59 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2018/0716/979021-sean-odomhnaill-galway/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2018/0716/979021-sean-odomhnaill-galway/ Jackie Tyrrell: Stagnant Wexford are at a crossroads Nine-time All-Ireland winner Jackie Tyrrell says Wexford have stagnated in 2018 and argues that their sweeper system is dated as teams have evolved ways to get around it. Sun, 15 Jul 2018 22:34:01 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2018/0715/978901-jackie-tyrrell-stagnant-wexford-are-at-a-crossroads/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2018/0715/978901-jackie-tyrrell-stagnant-wexford-are-at-a-crossroads/ Walsh salutes 'massive win' for Tribesmen Galway manager Kevin Walsh claimed his side's three-point win over Kerry was a 'massive win' for the county, but refused to get carried away with their position at the top of Group One of the Super 8s. Sun, 15 Jul 2018 19:42:01 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2018/0715/978852-walsh-salutes-massive-win-for-tribesmen/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2018/0715/978852-walsh-salutes-massive-win-for-tribesmen/ Fitzmaurice: Kerry not lacking in leaders Kerry manager Éamonn Fitzmaurice says his side is not lacking in leaders following their Super 8s opener defeat to Galway. Sun, 15 Jul 2018 20:49:00 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2018/0715/978857-fitzmaurice-kerry-not-lacking-in-leaders/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2018/0715/978857-fitzmaurice-kerry-not-lacking-in-leaders/ Galway prove too good for Kerry in lacklustre affair Galway opened up their Super 8s campaign with a fully-deserved three-point win over Kerry at Croke Park, 1-13 to 1-10. Sun, 15 Jul 2018 18:47:08 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2018/0715/978793-galway-1-13-kerry-1-10/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2018/0715/978793-galway-1-13-kerry-1-10/ Monaghan finish strong to overpower Kildare Monaghan held firm in tense circumstances late on at Croke Park to record their first ever win at the All-Ireland quarter-final stage. Sun, 15 Jul 2018 15:53:01 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2018/0715/978794-monaghan-finish-strong-to-overpower-kildare/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2018/0715/978794-monaghan-finish-strong-to-overpower-kildare/ Morrissey wants young Limerick to 'write own history' Limerick beat Kilkenny in the Championship for the first time since 1973 but star forward Tom Morrissey says the current side didn't bear that "baggage" Sun, 15 Jul 2018 21:28:54 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2018/0715/978838-morrissey-wants-young-limerick-to-write-own-history/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2018/0715/978838-morrissey-wants-young-limerick-to-write-own-history/ Cody: 'There are no excuses' Brian Cody refused to blame Kilkenny's schedule for the defeat to Limerick that ended their All-Ireland hopes. Sun, 15 Jul 2018 17:34:47 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2018/0715/978846-cody-there-are-no-excuses/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2018/0715/978846-cody-there-are-no-excuses/