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 Mon, 20 Feb 2017 15:26:47 +0000 Mon, 20 Feb 2017 15:26:47 +0000 Sport News Injury forces Neil Gallagher into retirement Donegal midfielder Neil Gallagher has called time on his inter-county career at the age of 33 due to a persistent back injury. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 19:51:14 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0220/854074-neil-gallagher/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0220/854074-neil-gallagher/ Sheehy: Football restructure would be 'top class' Kerry football legend Mikey Sheehy believes there is a big appetite for the proposed restructuring of the All-Ireland Football Championship. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 15:26:47 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0220/854024-sheehy-football-restructure-would-be-top-class/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0220/854024-sheehy-football-restructure-would-be-top-class/ Sheedy: Hard to see Kilkenny challenging in 2017 Liam Sheedy has warned that Kilkenny "have serious problems" and may struggle to contend this year after the All-Ireland finalists slumped to their second successive Allianz Hurling League defeat on Sunday. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 11:57:33 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0220/853972-sheedy-hard-to-see-kilkenny-challenging-in-2017/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0220/853972-sheedy-hard-to-see-kilkenny-challenging-in-2017/ Griffin brands GAA structures 'total shambles' Liam Griffin believes the CPA should be invited to next weekend's Annual Congress to thrash out a system that suits counties and clubs alike, declaring: "we are not outsiders". Mon, 20 Feb 2017 15:39:54 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0219/853891-liam-griffin/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0219/853891-liam-griffin/ Can proposed 'Super 8' light up summer? A proposed 'Super 8' format that would revolutionise the football championship will go before Annual Congress this weekend, but will it inject more excitement into the summer fare or create more problems for the problematic club calendar? Mon, 20 Feb 2017 08:20:55 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0219/853876-super-8/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0219/853876-super-8/ Keegan puts away 'some demons' with Croker success Westport's Lee Keegan was overcome with joy and relief as he exorcised some Croke Park demons with All-Ireland Club IFC glory on Sunday evening. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 08:21:14 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/football/2017/0219/853841-keegan-puts-away-some-demons-with-croker-success/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/football/2017/0219/853841-keegan-puts-away-some-demons-with-croker-success/ Promotion in Wexford's hands, admits 'proud' Davy Wexford manager Davy Fitzgerald hailed his side's resilience after they took control of Division 1B with a surprise victory in Galway on Sunday. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 11:57:51 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0219/853866-promotion-in-wexfords-hands-admits-proud-davy/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0219/853866-promotion-in-wexfords-hands-admits-proud-davy/ McGrath: Tipperary have pulled clear of rivals Waterford manager Derek McGrath says there is "a gap" between Tipperary and their rivals after the All-Ireland champions beat his side on Sunday to move clear at the top of Division 1A of the Allianz Hurling League. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 11:58:19 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0219/853862-mcgrath-daylight-between-tipp-and-chasing/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0219/853862-mcgrath-daylight-between-tipp-and-chasing/ Cody refuses to entertain thoughts of relegation Brian Cody admitted Kilkenny were "outhurled from start to finish" against Clare, but refused to entertain the notion of relegation and instead challenged his men to salvage a place in the quarter-finals. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 08:21:51 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0219/853855-cody-keeping-faith-cats-will-u/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0219/853855-cody-keeping-faith-cats-will-u/ Wexford leave it late to seal crucial win out west Wexford left it late to seal a 3-13 to 1-21 victory against promotion favourites Galway in their Division 1B clash at Pearse Stadium. Sun, 19 Feb 2017 19:36:01 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0219/853810-galway-v-wexford/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0219/853810-galway-v-wexford/ Impressive Clare skin Cats in Ennis Clare produced an assured performance to hammer Kilkenny in their Division 1 encounter at Cusack Park in Ennis. Sun, 19 Feb 2017 16:55:58 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0219/853808-clare-v-kilkenny/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0219/853808-clare-v-kilkenny/ Tipp maintain unbeaten start with Waterford win Tipperary remain the only unbeaten team in the top flight after they beat Waterford 1-18 to 0-15 in Allianz Hurling League Division 1A at Walsh Park. Sun, 19 Feb 2017 21:20:13 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0219/853809-waterford-v-tipperary/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0219/853809-waterford-v-tipperary/ Ladies football: Cork back on track with Dubs win Cork, Kerry, Mayo and Galway all picked up precious wins in Division 1 of the Lidl Ladies National Football League. Sun, 19 Feb 2017 20:18:59 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0219/853848-ladies-round-up/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0219/853848-ladies-round-up/ Camogie league: Wexford hold off Waterford There were wins for Wexford, Kilkenny, Cork, Limerick and Galway in Division 1 on the opening weekend of the Littlewoods Ireland Camogie League. Sun, 19 Feb 2017 19:57:36 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0219/853849-camogie-league-wexford-hold-off-waterford/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0219/853849-camogie-league-wexford-hold-off-waterford/ Westport hold off late Colmcille's charge Footballer of the Year Lee Keegan capped an incredible few months by steering Westport to a memorable AIB All-Ireland club intermediate football title success at Croke Park, winning 2-12 to 3-08. Sun, 19 Feb 2017 17:43:26 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0219/853814-westport-v-st-colmcilles/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0219/853814-westport-v-st-colmcilles/ Limerick hammer Kerry at Gaelic Grounds John Kiely's Limerick battered Kerry by 22 points at the Gaelic Grounds - with Ronan Lynch contributing 3-11 for the Shannonsiders as they beat the Kingdom 6-21 to 3-08. Sun, 19 Feb 2017 16:19:26 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0219/853811-limerick-v-kerry/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0219/853811-limerick-v-kerry/ Allianz Hurling League Divisions 2 and 3 round-up Kildare took control of Division 2A with victory over Westmeath while Meath and Wicklow hit the front in 2B. Sun, 19 Feb 2017 17:01:27 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0219/853812-allianz-hl-2-wrap/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0219/853812-allianz-hl-2-wrap/ Darran O'Sullivan fires Glenbeigh-Glencar to glory Croke Park was Darran O'Sullivan's field of dreams again as the Kerry hero dragged Glenbeigh-Glencar to a memorable AIB All-Ireland junior club football championship final success at Croke Park. Sun, 19 Feb 2017 15:51:46 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0219/853815-glenbeigh-glencar-v-rock/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0219/853815-glenbeigh-glencar-v-rock/ Cunningham: Dubs showed true colours against Cork Dublin manager Ger Cunningham believes his players "showed what they're capable of" in their impressive away win over Cork in the Allianz Hurling League on Saturday night. Sun, 19 Feb 2017 12:39:05 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0218/853718-cunningham/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0218/853718-cunningham/ Carrickshock glory the highlight of Power's career Richie Power has eight Leinster SHC medals in his back pocket and nine All-Irelands, but the Kilkenny man claimed Carrickshock's All-Ireland Club IHC success "outweighs anything that I've ever done before". Sun, 19 Feb 2017 12:12:52 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0218/853689-richie-power/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0218/853689-richie-power/