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, 30 Nov 2015 14:31:18 +0000 Mon, 30 Nov 2015 14:31:18 +0000 Sport News Rochford ratified as Mayo manager Stephen Rochford has been ratified as the new manager of the Mayo football team for a three-year term, which will be reviewed annually. Tue, 1 Dec 2015 08:42:20 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/1130/750328-mayo/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/1130/750328-mayo/ Clonmel boss: Dramatic win 'as good as it gets' An elated Charlie McGeever predicted Clonmel Commercials' Munster club football final victory over Nemo Rangers could be the "first of many steps forward" for the club. Mon, 30 Nov 2015 14:31:18 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/1129/750074-clonmel-manager-mckeever/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/1129/750074-clonmel-manager-mckeever/ Crossmaglen come out on top after epic battle At the end of a game that had just about everything, Crossmaglen kept their incredible record in finals intact and won an 11th AIB Ulster club title against Scotstown 2-17 to 2-12 after extra-time in the Athletic Grounds. Sun, 29 Nov 2015 18:49:17 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/1129/750082-crossmaglen-come-out-on-top-after-epic-battle/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/1129/750082-crossmaglen-come-out-on-top-after-epic-battle/ Clonmel take title after late Quinlivan heroics An injury-time goal from Michael Quinlivan was the decisive score as Clonmel Commercials became the first Tipperary club to win the Munster Club SFC on Sunday, with a 1-07 to 0-09 win against Nemo Rangers. Sun, 29 Nov 2015 21:09:36 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/1129/750058-clonmel-take-title-after-late-quinlivan-heroics/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/1129/750058-clonmel-take-title-after-late-quinlivan-heroics/ Sunday's scores: Football & hurling club finals The results from club finals in Munster, Leinster, Ulster and London - follow updates on all the games here. Sun, 29 Nov 2015 19:20:33 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/1129/750020-fixtures/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/1129/750020-fixtures/ Tir Chonaill Gaels hold off Kiernan's comeback Tir Chonaill Gaels claimed their seventh London SFC title in 11 years after edging St Kiernan's 3-10 to 1-12 in an epic final at Ruislip. Sun, 29 Nov 2015 17:21:44 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/1129/750070-tir-chonaill-gaels-hold-off-kiernans-comeback/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/1129/750070-tir-chonaill-gaels-hold-off-kiernans-comeback/ Oulart-The Ballagh dig deep to end final hoodoo Goals either side of the break from Tomas Dunne and Garrett Sinnott elevated Oulart-The Ballagh to the maiden AIB Leinster club hurling title success that they craved, as they battled to a 2-13 to 0-13 victory against Cuala. Sun, 29 Nov 2015 15:38:52 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/1129/750055-oulart-the-ballagh-dig-deep-to-end-final-hoodoo/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/1129/750055-oulart-the-ballagh-dig-deep-to-end-final-hoodoo/ Seamus Hickey replaces Cusack as GPA chairman Limerick hurler Seamus Hickey has been elected as the new Chairman of the Gaelic Players Association, replacing Dónal Óg Cusack who stepped down after 13 years to join the coaching staff of the Clare hurlers. Sat, 28 Nov 2015 16:39:25 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/1128/749901-seamus-hickey-gpa-gaelic-players-donal-og-cusack/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/1128/749901-seamus-hickey-gpa-gaelic-players-donal-og-cusack/ Heart & soul: Choosing to stay off the pitch Sinead Farrell speaks to Michéal Brady, who struggled to maintain his love of playing Gaelic football while coming to terms with the reality of a heart murmur diagnosis. Sat, 28 Nov 2015 12:23:43 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/1125/749164-micheal-brady/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/1125/749164-micheal-brady/ Farrell: GPA has no interest in 'rabble rousing' Dessie Farrell has said the GPA doesn't "operate on the basis of rabble rousing" in response to the recent player-management fallouts in Mayo and Galway. Fri, 27 Nov 2015 10:30:23 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/1127/749564-dessie-farrell-insists-gpa/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/1127/749564-dessie-farrell-insists-gpa/ Quinlivan: Beating Nemo could inspire Tipp clubs He has been part of a famous giant-killing team before and Clonmel Commercials' Michael Quinlivan is hoping to do it again in the AIB Munster SFC final against Nemo Rangers in Mallow on Sunday. Thu, 26 Nov 2015 11:58:39 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/1126/749320-quinlivan-beating-nemo-could-lead-way-for-tipp/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/1126/749320-quinlivan-beating-nemo-could-lead-way-for-tipp/ Paul Roche taking Oulart's final hurdle in stride Paul Roche bears the scars of four Leinster final defeats in a row with Oulart-The Ballagh - but he insists the memories of those heartbreaks are making him savour this year's decider all the more. Thu, 26 Nov 2015 10:47:19 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/1126/749318-paul-roche/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/1126/749318-paul-roche/ James Masters still dreaming big with Nemo Rangers In a world where GAA players are increasingly getting coached to speak pure vanilla, praise the Lord for James Masters, who still delivers raspberry ripple with sprinkles and chocolate on top. Wed, 25 Nov 2015 15:58:32 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/1125/749131-james-masters-still-hungry-for-nemo-glory/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/1125/749131-james-masters-still-hungry-for-nemo-glory/ O'Connell's Cuala gamble puts him on big stage Leaving his native Abbeydorney club to join Dublin side Cuala this year was not a decision that Darragh O'Connell took lightly but, despite some heavy soul-searching, it has really paid off. Wed, 25 Nov 2015 15:52:49 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/1125/749121-oconnell/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/1125/749121-oconnell/ Dublin & Galway face inquiry over Fenway brawl Galway and Dublin players may yet face punishment for the melée which tarnished their 'Hurling Classic' clash in Fenway Park last Sunday. Wed, 25 Nov 2015 13:16:26 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/1125/749071-cccc-to/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/1125/749071-cccc-to/ Liam Kearns appointed Tipperary football manager Liam Kearns has been appointed as the new Tipperary senior football manager. Wed, 25 Nov 2015 18:49:47 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/1125/749032-liam-kerans-appointed-tipperary-football-manager/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/1125/749032-liam-kerans-appointed-tipperary-football-manager/ Limerick's Lucey calls time on inter-county days Stephen Lucey has hung up his Limerick jersey after an dual inter-county career consisting of 67 championship games. Tue, 24 Nov 2015 14:20:39 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/1124/748872-stephen-lucey/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/1124/748872-stephen-lucey/ Dunphy: Hurling brawlers should go 'cage-fighting' Eamon Dunphy says there is no place in sport for the brawl that erupted during the hurling clash between Galway and Dublin, and that if people want to engage in that sort of behaviour they should take up cage-fighting. Tue, 24 Nov 2015 09:45:58 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/1123/748718-eamon-dunphy-dublin-galway-fenway-brawl/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/1123/748718-eamon-dunphy-dublin-galway-fenway-brawl/ Kernan: Rules opportunity for low-profile players Joe Kernan says the door is always open to players from so-called weaker counties to represent Ireland in the International Rules series. Mon, 23 Nov 2015 21:54:12 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/1123/748725-joe-kernan-international-rules-america-ireland/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/1123/748725-joe-kernan-international-rules-america-ireland/ Harte: Fenway Park brawl just 'heat of battle' Galway's Aidan Harte has played down a melée that erupted on the field during the 'Hurling Classic' between his side and Dublin at Fenway Park in Boston on Sunday night. Mon, 23 Nov 2015 14:38:25 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/1123/748584-harte-hurling-classic-row-the-heat-of-battle/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/1123/748584-harte-hurling-classic-row-the-heat-of-battle/