Longford Secretary Peter O’Reilly discusses discipline issues


Longford secretary Peter O’Reilly believes that the issue of indiscipline must be raised in 2018. The secretary points to the intensity of abuse that referees received throughout the year which has amplified on earlier years. Writing in his speech to the annual convention, which is printed in this week’s edition of the Longford Leader, O’Reilly […]


Limerick to raise the stakes


Limerick senior hurling manager John Kiely has emphasized that they must improve their efforts for the 2018 campaign. Kiely declared that their hard work in 2017 was undeserving, however having won the All-Ireland under-21 title earlier this year, the future was without doubt bright for the county. Kiely was talking at the hurlers’ fight night […]


Abusing officials should come to an end


The abuse of referees must be brought to an end otherwise games will possibly be canceled according to Leitrim GAA chairman Terence Boyle. Speaking at last Monday night’s county convention, Boyle emphasized the need for new referees in the county, where canvassing for additional officials is being held back by the abuse that those already […]


Rossies to be without key defender Neil Collins next season.


Roscommon will have to survive without key defender Neil Collins once again next season. Collins missed out on his county’s first Connacht SFC title success in seven years this past summer by reason of work commitments in New York and at a media event tonight, manager Kevin McStay confirmed that the Castlerea local will be […]


Connolly orders Howard to make breakthrough in 2018


Diarmuid Connolly orders Raheny clubman Brian Howard to put together his breakthrough with Dublin in “next six to eight months”. Howard was a part of the Dubs’ board for their All-Ireland SFC final win against Mayo back in September and was introduced as a substitute by manager Jim Gavin in July’s Leinster final win against Kildare. […]


Preliminary fixtures are ready for O’Byrne, Walsh and Kehoe Cups


The first round fixtures for the 2018 O’Byrne, McGrath and Kehoe Cup have been drawn. When all’s said and done, there are 10 games down for conclusion on Saturday, December 30th and the entire of fixtures are as follows: Saturday, December 30th O’Byrne Cup round 1Offaly v Wexford, O’Connor Park, 2pmLouth v Longford, Gaelic Grounds, […]


Shefflin denies role as player-manager with Ballyhale Shamrocks next season.


Henry Shefflin says he won’t be embracing a role as player-manager with Ballyhale Shamrocks next season. Reports broke on Tuesday night that the Kilkenny legend had taken the wheel of his local club for 2018 and the 10-time All-Ireland SHC winner has outlined that he’ll be staying behind the sidelines next year. “Years ago you probably could […]


Fixtures are all geared up for 2018 All-Ireland club championship ties


The fixtures for next year’s All-Ireland club football and hurling championship quarter-finals and semi-finals have been out by Croke Park this afternoon. All the fixtures are listed below: All-Ireland club senior football championship quarter-final Sunday 21 JanuaryFulham Irish (London) v Corofin (Galway), McGovern Park, Ruislip, 1pm All-Ireland club senior huring championship semi-finals Saturday 10 FebruaryNa Piarsaigh […]


Down Boss Burns excited to bring in more Mourne talent


Down boss Eamonn Burns says he’s excited to add some more fresh talent into his team for next month’s Dr McKenna Cup campaign. Down reached the Ulster final for the first time since 2012, with newcomers such as Niall Donnelly, Shay Millar and others impressing. Now Burns feels it’s imperative that his team unearths a few […]