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, 19 Oct 2017 17:30:20 +0100 Thu, 19 Oct 2017 17:30:20 +0100 Sport News Galway hurlers set for 2018 Australian date The winners of the 2018 Allianz Hurling League will travel to Australia to take on All-Ireland champions Galway in an exhibition game, it has been confirmed. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 17:32:04 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/1019/913616-galway-hurling-australia/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/1019/913616-galway-hurling-australia/ John Meyler named new Cork hurling manager Cork County Board has confirmed that outgoing selector and U21 coach John Meyler has been appointed as coach of the Rebels senior hurling team on a two-year term. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 17:30:20 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/1019/913631-john-meyler-named-new-cork-hurling-manager/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/1019/913631-john-meyler-named-new-cork-hurling-manager/ Watch Cora Staunton's first steps with the Giants Mayo star Cora Staunton was put through her paces in her first full day of training as she began life Down Under with the Sydney Giants. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 11:37:54 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/1019/913492-watch-cora-staunton-go-through-paces-in-first/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/1019/913492-watch-cora-staunton-go-through-paces-in-first/ 'Fitzmaurice right for Kerry, but players not there' Eamonn Fitzmaurice is the right man to lead Kerry football forward, but a poor showing in 2018 could spell the end of his tenure, according to former team-mate Tomás Ó Sé. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 17:30:36 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/1019/913508-eamonn-fitzmaurice/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/1019/913508-eamonn-fitzmaurice/ Hurling Championship fixtures will be drawn at random The Leinster and Munster Senior Hurling Championship fixtures will not be decided by committee, with the draw taking place Thursday - away from RTÉ's television cameras. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 07:42:41 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/1018/913352-championship-draws-explained/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/1018/913352-championship-draws-explained/ 2020 vision for Kerry as Fitzmaurice remains in charge Eamonn Fitzmaurice will remain as manager of the Kerry senior side until 2020 following confirmation from the county board that he had been handed a two-year extension. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 09:17:48 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/1018/913417-2020-vision-for-kerry-as-fitzmaurice-remains-in-charge/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/1018/913417-2020-vision-for-kerry-as-fitzmaurice-remains-in-charge/ Staunton will make call on Mayo future in March Cora Staunton will make a decision on her inter-county future in March as she prepares for the challenge of a lifetime Down Under. Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:51:09 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/1018/913150-staunton-will-make/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/1018/913150-staunton-will-make/ Tipperary pair among 20-man Ireland Shinty panel The Ireland Shinty panel for next weekend's annual international doesn't feature any player from All-Ireland finalists Waterford and Galway, but does contain some high-profile players for the meeting in Bught Park, Inverness. Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:08:47 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/1018/913216-ireland-shinty-panel/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/1018/913216-ireland-shinty-panel/ Cora the Giant - Aussie Rules switch confirmed Mayo ladies football legend Cora Staunton is set to become a professional Aussies Rules player when she joins the Greater Western Sydney Giants on Wednesday. Wed, 18 Oct 2017 06:51:20 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/1018/913115-stauntons-aussie-rules-switch-is-confirmed/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/1018/913115-stauntons-aussie-rules-switch-is-confirmed/ Tipp need 'hardy boy' Barrett back on the case - Cahill Michael Cahill hopes to have Cathal Barrett soldiering alongside him once more in the Tipperary full-back line next season. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:37:52 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/1017/913015-tipp-need/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/1017/913015-tipp-need/ Gilroy: 'I'm a GAA man, not a hurling or football man' New Dublin hurling manager Pat Gilroy is confident his lack of inter-county experience with the small ball won't be a hindrance to the Sky Blues. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:48:18 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/1017/912999-gilroy-im-not-a-hurling-or-football-im-a-gaa-man/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/1017/912999-gilroy-im-not-a-hurling-or-football-im-a-gaa-man/ Maher admits Tipperary over-thought title defence Tipperary's Brendan Maher says the pressure of retaining Liam MacCarthy proved to be the Premier County's downfall in 2017. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:02:04 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/1017/912994-maher-tipp-defence/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/1017/912994-maher-tipp-defence/ Mayo finalists will have three day prep for decider Mayo GAA has confirmed that the semi-final replay between Castlebar Mitchels and Garrymore will take place on Wednesday evening, giving the winners just three days' rest ahead of the county final. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 12:24:19 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/1016/912685-mayo-sfc-final-cpa-club-fixtures/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/1016/912685-mayo-sfc-final-cpa-club-fixtures/ Aidan O'Shea dedicates win to lost team-mate An emotional Aidan O'Shea held back tears as he remembered team-mate David Gavin and 12-year-old Faye Lavin in his speech after Breaffy claimed the Division 1A League title. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 18:59:00 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/1016/912759-aidan-oshea-remembers-lost-club/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/1016/912759-aidan-oshea-remembers-lost-club/ Éamonn Fitzmaurice's ratification falls foul of Ophelia The Kerry County Board meeting scheduled for Monday night has been postponed by 48 hours due to Ex-Hurricane Ophelia. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 14:06:47 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/1016/912716-eamonn-fitzmaurice-ratification-falls-foul-of-ophelia/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/1016/912716-eamonn-fitzmaurice-ratification-falls-foul-of-ophelia/ GAA Podcast: Tipp aim for football's top table On this week's RTÉ GAA podcast, Damian Lawlor visits a county that is looking to take a step towards football's top table in 2018, Tipperary. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 08:55:59 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/1016/912660-gaa-podcast-tipp-aim-for-footballs-top-table/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/1016/912660-gaa-podcast-tipp-aim-for-footballs-top-table/ Kevin Martin proposed as new Offaly hurling manager Two-time All-Ireland medalist Kevin Martin looks set to be appointed the new Offaly hurling manager. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 12:25:24 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/1015/912588-kevin-martin-recommended-as-new-offaly-hurling-manager/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/1015/912588-kevin-martin-recommended-as-new-offaly-hurling-manager/ Bradley goal squeezes Slaughtneil past dogged Kilcoo Slaughtneil's Ulster Club SFC title defence remains on track after a bruising victory over Down champions Kilcoo on Sunday. Sun, 15 Oct 2017 20:06:49 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/1015/912540-slaughtneil-go-to-the-well-to-see-off-dogged-kilcoo/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/1015/912540-slaughtneil-go-to-the-well-to-see-off-dogged-kilcoo/ Na Piarsaigh secure Limerick title beating Kilmallock Na Piarsaigh are the kingpins of Limerick club hurling for the fourth time in seven years. Sun, 15 Oct 2017 17:44:17 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/1015/912550-na-piarsaigh-secure-limerick-title-beating-kilmallock/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/1015/912550-na-piarsaigh-secure-limerick-title-beating-kilmallock/ Cork final ends in a draw as St Finbarr's fight back Despite trailing by eight points in the first half and by seven early in the second period, St Finbarr's earned a draw as Stephen Sherlock scored the last three points in the Cork SFC final at Páirc Uí Chaoimh on Sunday. Sun, 15 Oct 2017 18:25:39 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/1015/912556-cork-final-ends-in-a-draw-as-st-finbarrs-fight-back/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/1015/912556-cork-final-ends-in-a-draw-as-st-finbarrs-fight-back/