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GAA

GAA

The Gaelic Athletic Association (Irish: Cumann Lúthchleas Gael) is an amateur Irish and international cultural and sporting organisation focused primarily on promoting Gaelic games, which include the traditional Irish sports of hurling, camogie, Gaelic football, handball and rounders. The GAA also promotes Irish music and dance, and the Irish language.

# gaa - Today’s News

From The Score Pro wrestling lessons for the GAA, Lebron and Bergkamp’s wonder goal: it’s our favourite sportswriting this week Well Read
From The Score Poll: Who is your tip to win the 2014 Allianz hurling league title? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who is your tip to win the 2014 Allianz hurling league title?

Kilkenny, Galway, Clare and Tipperary are all still in contention but who’s going to win it out?

From The Score It’s Easter Sunday, so here’s 9 of our favourite pictures from the past 7 days Snap Happy

It’s Easter Sunday, so here’s 9 of our favourite pictures from the past 7 days

Here’s how the week looked through a lens.

From The Score ‘Some lads can handle it and some lads can’t’ – Shane McGrath on his tough year as Tipp captain Final Four

‘Some lads can handle it and some lads can’t’ – Shane McGrath on his tough year as Tipp captain

All-Star midfielder is enjoying his hurling again as Tipp bid for a place in the league final.

# gaa - Yesterday’s News

From The Score Ugly scenes as Garda escort referee off field after Dublin v Cavan U21

Ugly scenes as Garda escort referee off field after Dublin v Cavan

A late free gave Dublin a one-point victory in the All-Ireland under-21 semi-final.

From The Score Leinster minor football round-up: Offaly earn 49-point victory over Kilkenny Review

Leinster minor football round-up: Offaly earn 49-point victory over Kilkenny

There were also wins for Dublin, Meath, Kildare, Laois and Wexford.

From The Score VIDEO: Stunning Diarmuid Murtagh point sends Roscommon into All-Ireland U21 final Nerves Of Steel

VIDEO: Stunning Diarmuid Murtagh point sends Roscommon into All-Ireland U21 final

Cork conceded a late free as their substitute Sam Ryan was penalised in injury time from breaking a little known rule.

From The Score 5 talking points ahead of Clare and Tipperary’s Allianz Hurling semi-final Final Four

5 talking points ahead of Clare and Tipperary’s Allianz Hurling semi-final

Are Tipp jealous of this Clare side? And can they use that as motivation to drive them on to another league final?

From The Score 5 talking points ahead of Kilkenny and Galway’s Allianz Hurling semi-final Take Your Point

5 talking points ahead of Kilkenny and Galway’s Allianz Hurling semi-final

From how Galway need a quick start to the Cats’ record under Cody.

# gaa - Friday 18 April, 2014

From The Score Ghosts of ankle injuries past are playing on Michael Fennelly’s mind Injury Status

Ghosts of ankle injuries past are playing on Michael Fennelly’s mind

The former Hurler of the Year is wary of his previous injuries.

From The Score GAA will ‘reserve judgement’ before thinking about black card changes Rule Book

GAA will ‘reserve judgement’ before thinking about black card changes

Football Review Committee member Paul Earley advocates “wait and see” approach before making any changes.

From The Score Could a date change save the International Rules series? Land Down Under

Could a date change save the International Rules series?

Talk of a one-game series between Ireland and Australia is “not ideal”, admits manager Paul Earley.

From The Score Kilkenny hurling, the Sydney Swans and the Fennelly link between them The Cat In Oz

Kilkenny hurling, the Sydney Swans and the Fennelly link between them

Michael Fennelly has returned from a stint with the Australian Rules club.

From The Score ‘Uphill battle’ to stay in AFL for Tommy Walsh as he fights back from horror hamstring injury Road To Recovery

‘Uphill battle’ to stay in AFL for Tommy Walsh as he fights back from horror hamstring injury

The Kerry native is continue to recover from a horror hamstring injury.

From The Score Have the Clare players changed since winning the All-Ireland? Not a bit, says Galway hurler Banner Role Models

Have the Clare players changed since winning the All-Ireland? Not a bit, says Galway hurler

Jonathan Glynn has high praise for his UL teammates on the Clare panel.

# gaa - Thursday 17 April, 2014

From The Score Gerry Adams, Brendan Cummins and Diarmuid O’Sullivan pay tribute as Tony Browne retires Saluting A Legend This post contains images

Gerry Adams, Brendan Cummins and Diarmuid O’Sullivan pay tribute as Tony Browne retires

The Mount Sion club man has called time after brilliant service to his county.

From The Score 16 reasons why Waterford’s Tony Browne is a hurling legend Deise Deity

16 reasons why Waterford’s Tony Browne is a hurling legend

After 23 long seasons of inter-county hurling, the Mount Sion man has called it a day.

From The Score AFL clubs chasing Red Hand starlet McKenna as he catches the eye in trials Men At Work

AFL clubs chasing Red Hand starlet McKenna as he catches the eye in trials

“I do definitely want to come over. It’d be an unbelievable experience if I get a chance to go,” the Tyrone prospect says.

From The Score Jackie Tyrell enjoying new role with rejuvenated Kilkenny GAA

Jackie Tyrell enjoying new role with rejuvenated Kilkenny

There’s a ‘swagger’ in the Cats’ panel this year, he says.

From The Score Cooper unconvinced amalgamating sides is the way forward for GAA Townie

Cooper unconvinced amalgamating sides is the way forward for GAA

Weaker counties and smaller club sides could see their prospects improved by merging.

From The Score ‘We’re nearly in a relationship for the next six months!’ – Dubs cruciate victims Kilkenny and O’Brien Brothers In Arms

‘We’re nearly in a relationship for the next six months!’ – Dubs cruciate victims Kilkenny and O’Brien

The Castleknock player suffered a season-ending injury last month against Kildare.

# gaa - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

From The Score Bergin bags a brace of goals at Tipperary see off Waterford in Munster minor football tie Premier Pride

Bergin bags a brace of goals at Tipperary see off Waterford in Munster minor football tie

The Premier had four points to spare at the Fraher Field this evening.

From The Score Cork fire six goals in 23-point victory against Limerick in Munster minor clash Rebel Roar

Cork fire six goals in 23-point victory against Limerick in Munster minor clash

Michael Hurley and Damien Buckley both bagged a brace of goals for the Rebels.

From The Score Jack O’Connor sees Kerry minors get off to a flier with 15-point win over Clare Power Of The Kingdom

Jack O’Connor sees Kerry minors get off to a flier with 15-point win over Clare

The sides clashed in tonight’s Munster minor football opener in Ennis.

From The Score The Government will invest €7.4 million in grassroots soccer, rugby and GAA this year Funding

The Government will invest €7.4 million in grassroots soccer, rugby and GAA this year

Irish Sports Council funding aims to encourage and create opportunities for young people.

From The Score Green Eyed Monster – Tipperary squad ‘very jealous’ of league semi-final opponents Clare Growing Envy

Green Eyed Monster – Tipperary squad ‘very jealous’ of league semi-final opponents Clare

Brendan Bugler believes that Tipperary will be highly motivated on Sunday afternoon.

From The Score Cork announce U21 football side to face Roscommon in All-Ireland semi-final Rebels Against Rossies

Cork announce U21 football side to face Roscommon in All-Ireland semi-final

There’s no changes to the Rebels side for Saturday’s clash in Portlaoise.

From The Score Here’s the key GAA fixtures to keep an eye on this week Get Out The Diary

Here’s the key GAA fixtures to keep an eye on this week

The dates, times and venues are in for the upcoming action.

From The Score Pay for play in GAA? ‘It’s not going to happen in my lifetime but it will go there eventually’ Going Pro

Pay for play in GAA? ‘It’s not going to happen in my lifetime but it will go there eventually’

The 2013 Allstar midfielder concedes that pay-for-play may not happen during his playing days but it is a scenario that will eventually come to pass.

From The Score Jack O’Connor is back in charge of a Kerry team in championship tonight Return Of The Jack

Jack O’Connor is back in charge of a Kerry team in championship tonight

O’Connor takes the Kerry minors to Ennis for their Munster clash against Clare.

From The Score Brick Walsh pays tribute to Wayne Hutchinson after depression struggle revealed Deise Comrades

Brick Walsh pays tribute to Wayne Hutchinson after depression struggle revealed

“I would have played with Wayne a lot, I’d know him well. You’d have to commend him.”

# gaa - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

From The Score VIDEO: 1934 All-Ireland final features a priest, confusing jerseys and silky soccer skills Vintage Football

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From The Score Here’s the Cork and Limerick minor football sides for their Munster championship opener Rebels Choice
From The Score Paraic Duffy: Making games accessible to Irish abroad our main priority in Sky Sports deal Sky Sports

Paraic Duffy: Making games accessible to Irish abroad our main priority in Sky Sports deal

GAA President Liam O’Neill and Director-General Paraic Duffy appeared before an Oireachtas committee today.

From The Score As it happened: GAA bosses face Oireachtas Committee over Sky Sports TV deal New Sky Thinking

As it happened: GAA bosses face Oireachtas Committee over Sky Sports TV deal

GAA President Liam O’Neill and Director-General Paraic Duffy appeared before the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Transport and Communications.

How banks are helping SMEs and why the GAA signed a deal with SKY Sports

What’s going on in Leinster House? Well, as you asked…

From The Score No change with black card, says the man on the end of last year’s most talked-about tackle Black Card

No change with black card, says the man on the end of last year’s most talked-about tackle

The stats show higher scoring but Monaghan’s Conor McManus says it’s as hard as ever to get away from defenders.

From The Score Quick league start even better than we expected, says Clare’s McInerney Final Four

Quick league start even better than we expected, says Clare’s McInerney

Davy Fitz’s Banner face Tipperary in the Gaelic Grounds this Sunday.

# gaa - Monday 14 April, 2014

From The Score 5 talking points after 14-man Derry bounce back to turn over Mayo Showing Their Steel

5 talking points after 14-man Derry bounce back to turn over Mayo

Mayo can’t seal the deal again while Derry’s rise in the league continues.

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