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# Grassroots

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2022
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Galway clubs land Connacht football titles, Leinster final wins for Wexford and Meath teams
Liatroim became the first Down club to win the Ulster intermediate hurling title today.
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Open Race - Only 3 clubs left in All-Ireland football race have won provincial senior title
Plenty big names have exited, leaving a novel look to the All-Ireland club football championship.
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High stakes in Kerry, a new hurling look in Clare and football final four in Galway
A look at some of the key GAA club storylines around the country this weekend.
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6 talking points as the Barrs, Ballyhale, Blackrock and the Village chase hurling glory
Major showdowns today in Cork and Kilkenny.
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Galway football semi-final draw made and Boyle reach first county senior final in 95 years
Recent champions Maigh Cuilinn and Mountbellew-Moylough set to meet in the Galway semi-final.
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Here are the Kerry football quarter-final and Clare hurling semi-final draws
All the games will be played on the weekend of 8-9 October.
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Waterford champions at home to Tipperary in Munster club championship draw
The Munster club championships will get underway on the weekend of 5-6 November.
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Clontarf look to roar on, Ireland U20 call-ups and all this weekend's AIL previews
Dave Mervyn looks ahead to the latest round of fixtures.
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Roscommon, Kerry and Offaly clubs celebrate GAA football provincial title wins
There was plenty schools football action on today as well in Munster, Leinster and Ulster.
All time
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13 clubs left in All-Ireland senior title races ahead of January action
We’ve reached the final stage in all four provinces after the weekend’s action.
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Table-topping Young Munster host Clontarf and this weekend's AIL previews
Dave Mervyn looks ahead to the weekend’s domestic action.
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Kildare, Kilkenny and Monaghan battles part of 15 senior finals on GAA club super Sunday
The Kilkenny hurling and Donegal football finals are the games that will be televised live on TG4.
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Ballyboden and Kilmacud set for Dublin battle while Meath champions exit
Tourlestrane celebrated another Sligo final success.
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Champions through to Limerick senior semi-finals while 2020 finalists recover in Cork
A busy day of club hurling action involving this year’s All-Ireland finalists.
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'It's not 15 guys who will get us to the AIL, it's going to be 100'
Junior club Coolmine RFC have big plans to achieve senior status by 2025.
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Here are the 2021 Tipperary senior hurling and football championship draws
The draws took place this evening in the Premier county.
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Here are the draws for this year's Dublin and Mayo senior football championships
The Dublin hurling draw was also made tonight.
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Here are the 2021 Cork senior club football and hurling championship draws
The draws were made this evening.
# good news
FAI announce major broadcast deals for League of Ireland and Women's National League
There’ll be plenty of live domestic football to watch over the coming months.
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Club call - the big hurling names in new roles around the country for the 2021 season
Some familiar hurling figures involved at club level for the 2021 season.
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'It is the one festering sore' - GAA still uncertain on playing remaining 2020 county finals
Ten counties still have senior deciders remaining to be played.
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FAI confirms level 3 plans with all adult amateur and underage fixtures ceased from midnight
Elite football matches – those in the SSE Airtricity League, the Women’s National League and all five underage National Leagues – can continue.
# community
'The club game is absolutely the foundation on which the pro game is built'
The new provincial Energia Community Series kicks off around the country this weekend.
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5 games to watch out for as Limerick and Tipperary championships part of club hurling return
There are also key hurling matches in Waterford, Wexford and Galway this weekend.
# hometown
Dan Carter to line out for rural club Southbridge on bye weekend for Blues
The 38-year-old out-half has yet to make his first Super Rugby Aotearoa appearance.
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Wexford make draws for senior club action as Galway bring forward starting date for group games
Reigning Wexford hurling champions St Martin’s will be up against Oulart-the-Ballagh and Cloughbawn.
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Meath, Wexford and Laois the latest counties to reveal details for club championship plans
Wexford’s county hurling final looks set for August whereas Laois and Meath eye up October dates.
# Prospects
Ireland U20 internationals Ward and Booth among Connacht's academy intake
The western province have brought eight new players on board.
# Stunning Rugby
U20s star Jack Crowley's score among nominations for AIL try of the season
There were some stunning efforts on the men’s and women’s leagues this season.
# hotshot
The emerging stars of the 2019/20 season: Niall Murray
The 20-year-old second row has featured for Connacht in the Pro14 and Champions Cup.
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Gaeilgeor and Connemara man de Buitléar blazes a trail for An Ghaeltacht Rugbaí
The 22-year-old, who is in his third year with Connacht’s academy, features in a new TG4 documentary.
# Tough Times
'That's the part of rugby that people don't see' - Cronin fit again with Munster
The Highfield RFC man struggled with injury last season but is relishing being back in the red jersey.
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Carbery's club, Athy RFC, won't be shutting down after securing insurance
The Kildare-based club had faced possible closure next week.
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Connemara man O'Halloran looks to Connacht's Champions Cup return
The 28-year-old was back at his home club last week.
# Grassroots to Green Shirts
Proud Galwegian McKeon hails 'positive culture' as he exends Connacht deal
The back row was a regular starter after injury curtailed the first half of his season.
# Political Football
The FAI board insists it's taking steps to 'address concerns'
Consulting group Mazars are tasked with completing ‘an in-depth external review of all matters’.
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Ex-GAA President set to see his Kerry club realise Croke Park dream
Seán Kelly introduced All-Ireland finals at Croke Park for lower grades and now his club Kilcummin are playing there.
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Don't expect Niall Quinn to be a white knight for the League of Ireland
The former Ireland international’s proposals are not encouraging, writes John O’Sullivan.
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Galway, Kilkenny and Monaghan clubs book All-Ireland hurling final places
The deciders take place in Croke Park on 10 February.
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New champions emerge, joyous scenes, mass brawl - 5 talking points after Sunday's club action
Castlerahan, Clonoulty-Rossmore, Naomh Eanna and Crossmaglen were some of the teams to lift titles yesterday.