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, 7 Dec 2016 16:32:36 +0000 Wed, 7 Dec 2016 16:32:36 +0000 Sport News Tipperary legend Mick Roche passes away Three-time All-Ireland winner Mick Roche has died at the age of 73. Wed, 7 Dec 2016 20:46:35 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1207/837299-tipperary-star-mick-roche-passes-away/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1207/837299-tipperary-star-mick-roche-passes-away/ Sigerson holders UCD to meet GMIT or Sligo Sigerson Cup holders UCD will face Galway-Mayo IT or IT Sligo in the first round of their title defence while Fitzgibbon Cup champs Mary I must battle IT Carlow, GMIT and DIT. Wed, 7 Dec 2016 16:32:36 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1207/837259-sigerson-holders-ucd-to-meet-gmit-or-sligo/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1207/837259-sigerson-holders-ucd-to-meet-gmit-or-sligo/ Daly urges hurling fans to 'embrace' interpros Anthony Daly recognises that the Inter-provincial series has lost its glamour but urged people to embrace the games and the 'great talent' on offer. Wed, 7 Dec 2016 09:53:23 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1207/837113-interprovincial-hurling-munster-anthony-daly/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1207/837113-interprovincial-hurling-munster-anthony-daly/ Former Mayo player: Holmes-Connelly decision rash Former Mayo defender Tom Cunniffe says 2015 joint-managers Pat Holmes and Noel Connelly, who were ousted after a player revolt, were "treated badly" and "should never have had to resign". Wed, 7 Dec 2016 09:45:45 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1207/837089-mayo-tom-cunniffe-pat-holmes-noel-connelly/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1207/837089-mayo-tom-cunniffe-pat-holmes-noel-connelly/ Diarmuid Connolly: Being man-marked a compliment Dublin football star Diarmuid Connolly denies feeling picked on by opposition, saying any special attention he receives is a 'compliment' and part of the game. Tue, 6 Dec 2016 10:42:42 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1206/836835-diarmuid-connolly/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1206/836835-diarmuid-connolly/ Rochford shakes up Mayo management team Mayo manager Stephen Rochford has remodelled his backroom team for next season with the appointment of Peter Burke as a selector in place of Sean Carey. Tue, 6 Dec 2016 13:21:00 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1206/836848-peter-burke/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1206/836848-peter-burke/ Dublin chief Costello backs championship redesign Dublin GAA chief executive John Costello supports proposals to reform the All-Ireland football championship, saying the county are perfectly happy to play more big games outside of Croke Park. Mon, 5 Dec 2016 12:42:41 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1205/836625-dublin-chief-costello-backs-championship-reform/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1205/836625-dublin-chief-costello-backs-championship-reform/ Kenny: Leinster success had to be Cuala's target After coming up short in last year's Leinster final against Oulart-The Ballagh, Cuala manager Mattie Kenny felt that they had to claim a maiden provincial title to make any progress this year. Mon, 5 Dec 2016 10:45:11 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1204/836521-kenny-progress-for-cuala-had-to-be-a-leinster-ti/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1204/836521-kenny-progress-for-cuala-had-to-be-a-leinster-ti/ David Treacy: Early advantage key to Cuala success Cuala sharpshooter David Treacy felt a more mature approach contributed significantly to the side claiming a first Leinster club success after they defeated O'Loughlin Gaels at O'Moore Park. Mon, 5 Dec 2016 08:25:21 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1204/836488-davis-treacy/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1204/836488-davis-treacy/ Ciarán Carey steps down from Kerry post Ciaran Carey has resigned as Kerry hurling manager after just a single season in charge. Sun, 4 Dec 2016 20:11:44 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1204/836503-ciaran-carey-steps-down-as-kerry-boss/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1204/836503-ciaran-carey-steps-down-as-kerry-boss/ Cuala delight as they claim first Leinster title Con O'Callaghan gave another glimpse of his remarkable talent as Cuala streaked to a famous AIB Leinster club hurling title success, the first for a Dublin club since 1980. Sun, 4 Dec 2016 16:42:43 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1204/836468-cuala-v-oloughlin-gaels/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1204/836468-cuala-v-oloughlin-gaels/ McConnell fires Donaghmoyne to back-to-back titles Catriona McConnell led the charge as Monaghan's Donaghmoyne won back-to-back All-Ireland ladies senior club football titles for the very first time at Parnell Park on Sunday. Sun, 4 Dec 2016 16:52:34 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1204/836487-donaghmoyne/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1204/836487-donaghmoyne/ Ó Fearghail: 'Flags and anthems won't be scrapped' GAA President Aogán Ó Fearghail has clarified comments made regarding the playing of anthems and the flying of flags at venues throughout the country, stating that such practices remain a "precious part" of the Association. Sat, 3 Dec 2016 21:10:30 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1203/836372-o-fearghail/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1203/836372-o-fearghail/ Cuala looking to land Leinster title Cuala's Con O'Callaghan is hoping that his side can draw on their pain of last year's final defeat when they take on O'Loughlin Gaels in Sunday's Leinster club SHC final. Sun, 4 Dec 2016 09:22:59 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1201/835708-cualas-ocallaghan-ready-to-make-amends/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1201/835708-cualas-ocallaghan-ready-to-make-amends/ Larkin: Cody can deliver more with the Cats After calling time on a 12-year career in the Kilkenny jersey, Eoin Larkin believes that Brian Cody still possesses the desire to bring even more hurling silverware to the Marble County. Sat, 3 Dec 2016 11:40:05 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1202/836002-eoin-larkin-calls-time-on-kilkenny-career/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1202/836002-eoin-larkin-calls-time-on-kilkenny-career/ Comerford joy with 'magical' competition Martin Comerford is hopeful his O'Loughlin Gaels team-mates will do themselves justice when they face Cuala in Sunday's Leinster club hurling final. Fri, 2 Dec 2016 10:46:09 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1202/835967-martin-comerford/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1202/835967-martin-comerford/ GAA president welcomes return of inter-provincials The GAA has confirmed the details of the 2016 Inter-Provincial competitions, with the the football and hurling deciders to take place in Parnell Park and Semple Stadium respectively. Thu, 1 Dec 2016 16:20:29 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1201/835844-gaa-president-welcomes-return-of/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1201/835844-gaa-president-welcomes-return-of/ Donaghmoyne aiming for double over Foxrock Monaghan's Donaghmoyne face off against Dublin side Foxrock-Cabinteely in the All-Ireland senior club final at Parnell Park. Thu, 1 Dec 2016 17:11:06 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1201/835855-ladies-club-final/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1201/835855-ladies-club-final/ Brian Gavin: More respect in hurling than football All-Ireland final referee Brian Gavin believes that hurling has no need for a black card, and that players show more respect for each other in that code than in Gaelic football. Thu, 1 Dec 2016 11:06:05 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1130/835604-brian-gavin-more-respect-in-hurling-than-football/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1130/835604-brian-gavin-more-respect-in-hurling-than-football/ Refs chief Walsh: We can enforce black card better Referees chief Sean Walsh admits that there have been inconsistencies with the application of the black card but he insists it has had an overall positive effect on Gaelic football and is "here to stay". Thu, 1 Dec 2016 09:58:52 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1130/835631-refs-chief-walsh-black-card-just-n/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1130/835631-refs-chief-walsh-black-card-just-n/