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 Sat, 19 Aug 2017 19:35:48 +0100 Sat, 19 Aug 2017 19:35:48 +0100 Sport News Mayo taking the longest road, but where will it end? This Mayo team don't make it easy on themselves, or their supporters for that matter - so far this year they have played seven Championship games, including a replay and two bouts of extra-time. Sat, 19 Aug 2017 19:36:50 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0818/898285-mayo-many-minutes/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0818/898285-mayo-many-minutes/ Limerick edge Galway out in cracking U21 semi-final Red-hot favourites Limerick came with a strong finish to finally see off the challenge of a brave Galway side 2-23 to 2-19 in a cracking All-Ireland Under-21 semi-final at Semple Stadium. Sat, 19 Aug 2017 19:35:48 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0819/898564-limerick-edge-galway/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0819/898564-limerick-edge-galway/ Kilkenny see off battling Dublin to reach another final It was closer than many predicted but Kilkenny's Double Double bid remains on track as they held off a determined Dublin at the Gaelic Grounds to reach the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Final. Sat, 19 Aug 2017 19:27:24 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0819/898562-kilkenny-see-off-battling-dublin-to-reach-another-final/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0819/898562-kilkenny-see-off-battling-dublin-to-reach-another-final/ Cork fire a warning to rivals with brilliant display Cork blasted out an ominous statement of intent as they demolished Galway by 24 points to book a place in the TG4 All-Ireland Ladies Football Championship semi-finals. They won 6-19 to 1-10. Sat, 19 Aug 2017 16:28:33 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0819/898528-cork-fire-warning/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0819/898528-cork-fire-warning/ Cats rip Derry to shreds in Under-21 semi-final Kilkenny romped to a massive 52 points win as they routed Derry by 8-35 to 0-07 in a painfully one-sided All-Ireland U21 HC semi-final at Thurles. Sat, 19 Aug 2017 17:48:49 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0819/898551-kilkenny-derry-report/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0819/898551-kilkenny-derry-report/ At a glance: Championship weekend The meeting of Kerry and Mayo in the first of the All-Ireland football semi-finals has the potential to be another ride on the rollercoaster, while ladies football, camogie and U21 hurling also form part of a hectic weekend. Sat, 19 Aug 2017 17:03:09 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0816/897801-at-a-glance-championship-weekend/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0816/897801-at-a-glance-championship-weekend/ Mayo upset Donegal with second half goal spree Three second half goals proved decisive as Frank Browne's Mayo upset the pre-match odds to book a TG4 All-Ireland ladies senior football semi-final against holders Cork in a fortnight's time. Sat, 19 Aug 2017 16:39:49 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0819/898543-mayo-donegal/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0819/898543-mayo-donegal/ Can Limerick's Under-21 side justify the hype? The All-Ireland Under-21 hurling semi-finals take place on Saturday evening in Thurles. Here we run the rule over the contenders. Sat, 19 Aug 2017 12:51:56 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0818/898343-u21-hurling-previews/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0818/898343-u21-hurling-previews/ CPA slam 'inadequate' GAA fixture proposals The Club Players Association has dubbed the GAA's latest proposals to reform the playing calendar "inadequate" and said they fall "far short of what is required". Sat, 19 Aug 2017 10:52:21 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0818/898397-cpa-slam-inadequate-gaa-fixture-proposals/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0818/898397-cpa-slam-inadequate-gaa-fixture-proposals/ Donaghy's Star not in decline just yet When Kieran Donaghy was sent in off the bench with 11 minutes remaining in the 2014 All-Ireland semi-final against Mayo he looked like a gunslinger heading into his last showdown. Fri, 18 Aug 2017 17:26:12 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0815/897525-kieran-donaghy-feature/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0815/897525-kieran-donaghy-feature/ Lee Keegan returns to Mayo team for Kerry clash 2016 Footballer of the Year Lee Keegan returns to the Mayo team for Sunday's All-Ireland semi-final against Kerry in Croke Park. Fri, 18 Aug 2017 21:49:20 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0818/898431-lee-keegan-returns-to-mayo-team-for-kerry-clash/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0818/898431-lee-keegan-returns-to-mayo-team-for-kerry-clash/ Kerry make three changes for Mayo clash Kerry have made three changes to their starting line-up ahead of Sunday's All-Ireland semi-final clash with Mayo in Croke Park. Fri, 18 Aug 2017 20:36:06 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0818/898420-kerry-make-three-changes-for-mayo-clash/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0818/898420-kerry-make-three-changes-for-mayo-clash/ Eamonn Fitzmaurice: Mayo timing their run perfectly Kerry manager Eamonn Fitzmaurice is wary of running into an All-Ireland semi-final ambush against a Mayo side he feels are again peaking at just the right time. Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:14:47 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0818/898349-fitzmaurice-mayo-timing-their-run-perfectly/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0818/898349-fitzmaurice-mayo-timing-their-run-perfectly/ Buckley: Kerry weren't happy with aspects of Galway win Kerry midfielder Johnny Buckley admits his side weren't happy with many aspects of their quarter-final performance against Galway. Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:50:25 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0818/898350-buckley-kerry-werent-happy-with-aspects-of-galway-win/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0818/898350-buckley-kerry-werent-happy-with-aspects-of-galway-win/ Stephen Rochford sees glint in Mayo eyes Mayo manager Stephen Rochford sees a glint in his players' eyes as they once again find themselves in the final four of the All-Ireland Football Championship. Fri, 18 Aug 2017 06:57:49 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0817/898115-rochford-sees-glint-in-mayo-eyes/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0817/898115-rochford-sees-glint-in-mayo-eyes/ Fergal Horgan to referee first senior hurling final Tipperary native Fergal Horgan will referee his All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship final when Waterford and Galway meet in the decider next month. Fri, 18 Aug 2017 06:56:40 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0817/898125-horgan-will-referee-hurling-final/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0817/898125-horgan-will-referee-hurling-final/ Inside the job for Mayo and Kerry Mickey Conroy and Marc Ó Sé both believe that Mayo's ability to restrain Kerry's full-forward line will decide Sunday's All-Ireland SFC semi-final. Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:40:01 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0817/898103-inside-the-job-for-mayo-and-kerry/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0817/898103-inside-the-job-for-mayo-and-kerry/ Mayo should be happy to be hated Mayo have a decades old reputation as everyone's 'second team', an admittedly dubious accolade which is common to perennial bridesmaids in all sports. Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:50:16 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0816/897848-are-mayo-still-everyones-second-team/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0816/897848-are-mayo-still-everyones-second-team/ David Herity relishing acid test against Kilkenny Dublin manager David Herity has fostered a desire to embrace any challenge facing his squad and taking on the cream of camogie's crop represents the greatest challenge of all ahead of an All-Ireland semi-final against Kilkenny. Thu, 17 Aug 2017 10:37:59 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0817/898010-david-herity-relishing-acid-test-against-kilkenny/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0817/898010-david-herity-relishing-acid-test-against-kilkenny/ Opinion: Gleeson reprieve no cause for celebration Austin Gleeson being cleared to play in the All-Ireland hurling final raises fresh questions over the GAA's willingness to enforce its own rules, writes Eoin Ryan. Thu, 17 Aug 2017 10:22:09 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0816/897894-helmetgate-column/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0816/897894-helmetgate-column/