Should black card be introduced in hurling?


Karl McKaigue says the GAA hierarchy should reflect on bringing in the black card in hurling. Slaughtneil’s Brendan Rogers was twice pulled down sarcastically by the Na Piarsaigh defence as he bore down on goal during Saturday’s All-Ireland Club SHC semi-final and double ace McKaigue reckons that the black card punishment – which was introduced […]


Kirby: “We didn’t expect that”


UL manager Gary Kirby was stunned by his team’s winning margin in yesterday’s Fitzgibbon Cup quarter-final against UCC. The Limerick champions wreaked a 22-point loss on the 38-time winners to set up a delightful semi-final with DJ Carey’s IT Carlow next Tuesday. “We didn’t expect that,” the former Limerick star admitted to the Irish Examiner. “UCC are a strong outfit […]


Quirke annoyed about bodybuilding trend


Intercounty teams are exerting too much importance on escalating their upper body strength, according to ex-Kerry midfielder Mike Quirke. Strength and conditioning has turn out to be a major part of gaelic games and the jerseys are getting fitter with each season. While there’s no doubt that strength is a important advantage, Quirke thinks that […]


McGinley: “Don’t worry about Jim McGuinness. He’s not coming back to the GAA, put it that way.”


Paul McGinley has announced that Jim McGuinness won’t be returning to the GAA. The Ex-Ryder Cup captain, who is a close buddy of the Donegal 2012 All-Ireland winning executive, was talking at the GAA’s Games Development Conference at Croke Park on Saturday. McGuinness left his responsibility as assistant coach at Chinese Premier League club Beijing Sinobo Guoan […]


Kelly thinks about running for the Irish presidency


According to a report today, Irish presidency was taken into consideration by Former GAA president Sean Kelly, Mr. Kelly, who is presently a Fine Gael MEP, advised the Irish Examiner that he would “think about it” when questioned if he would consider bidding for president and added that he would be privileged if selected to […]


Croker’s name change disgusts McKenna


Croke Park Commercial Manager Peter McKenna says he could never support the thought of changing the stadium’s name with a title sponsor. The GAA’s sociable Director General Paraic Duffy newly ruled out the likelihood of a title sponsor for the Association’s headquarters. McKenna, in the meantime, articulated he may press for naming rights if he […]


Dubs reveal astonishing commercial earnings


Dublin GAA generated a huge €1.62m in commercial income throughout the course of 2017. Records were disclosed at last night’s Convention showed that commercial revenue was up by €130k from the preceding year. Among main sponsor AIG and partnerships forged with no less than twelve other commercial brands, €1,462,529 was generated in addition to the […]


GAA is hiring a new director-general


The GAA has announced the need of a new director-general ahead of Paraic Duffy’s scheduled retirement in March. Duffy proclaimed in October his intent to resign after 10 years in the position, however it’s only now that the GAA has decided to look for his replacement. Jarlath Burns, John Costello, Liam Sheedy and Peter McKenna are among those […]