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Wednesday 27 September 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Championship 2012

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Club football round-ups from Cork, Limerick, Clare and Waterford
There are six teams left in the Cork title hunt, the finalists are known in Limerick while Clare and Waterford are approaching the semi-final stage.
Semi-final battles in Galway SFC and Sligo SFC
Last four senior club football showdowns were on the agenda in Connacht over the weekend.
Ciaran McDonald: "Did I officially retire from inter county football? No."
One of Mayo’s most famed footballers has finally spoken at length on the game he starred in.
Curran relishing hurling rivalry with Cats
Hailing from Mullinahone has lead the Tipperary captain to savour battles with near neighbours Kilkenny.
Brian Hogan: "It can get to be a bit of a circus."
Kilkenny’s decision to work away from the public eye since the Leinster final has benefitted them, according to the O’Loughlin Gaels defender.
Hogan back to boost the Cats challenge
Last year’s All-Ireland winning captain has confirmed he is fit for next Sunday’s clash with Kilkenny in Croke Park.
Kerry v Donegal, All-Ireland SFC quarter-final
The last of the places in this year’s All-Ireland senior football semi-finals was up for grabs in Croke Park today. Would it be Kerry or Donegal who triumphed and advanced?
Cork v Kildare, All-Ireland SFC quarter-final
Four years on from their last senior championship clash, Cork and Kildare faced off in Croke Park today. Would it be Conor Counihan or Kieran McGeeney celebrating afterwards? Here’s how it unfolded..
Kerry v Roscommon, All-Ireland MFC quarter-final
Mayo booked their place in the semi-finals of the All-Ireland minor football championship yesterday. Would it be Connacht champions Roscommon or the Mickey Ned O’Sullivan coached Kerry who would join them in the last four? Here’s how it unfolded.
Dublin v Laois, All Ireland SFC quarter-final
It was tense and poor for long stages but the champions stumble onwards after an own goal denies Justin McNulty’s side one of the great shocks. We were live with all the action.
Mayo v Down, All-Ireland SFC quarter-final
Would it be James Horan or James McCartan who guided the first team into the semi-finals of this year’s All-Ireland senior football championship? We were in Croke Park for all the action.
MacAuley: Dubs can't let Sam defence stall
Michael Dara MacAuley is ready for a stern examination when Dublin meet Laois in Croke Park this evening.
All-Ireland MFC quarter-final, Tipperary v Mayo
The first of this year’s All-Ireland minor football quarter-finals took place today in Croke Park. We were live with all the action as Tipperary and Mayo squared off.
Mayo v Down - All-Ireland SFC quarter-final match guide
Mayo are the Connacht champions, Down are smarting from an Ulster final defeat and they will both be bidding to become the first side to book a place in this year’s All-Ireland semi-finals when they clash tomorrow afternoon.
Mayo announce unchanged side for Down clash
James Horan has resisted the temptation to bring star midfielder Aidan O’Shea into his line-up for Saturday’s game in Croke Park.
SFC 2012: O'Gara handed Laois chance
Dublin have made one change ahead of Saturday’s All-Ireland SFC quarter-final against Laois.
Peter Fitzpatrick steps down as Louth football manager
The Wee County legend, elected a Fine Gael TD in 2011, has decided not to seek another term as manager.
GAA announce details of fixtures
The dates, venues and times have been released ahead of a hectic few weeks of GAA action.
Kildare v Sligo, All-Ireland SFC round four qualifier
It was wet and windy in Dr Hyde Park, but it was hot and heavy on the pitch too as Kieran McGeeney’s side looked to get the better of the Connacht runners-up. Here’s how it unfolded.
Clare v Kerry - All-Ireland SFC qualifier round four match guide
20 years ago Clare football enjoyed a momentous triumph against in the Gaelic Grounds but Ewan MacKenna cannot see a repeat happening tomorrow evening.
Kerry attacker O'Sullivan wary of Banner ambush
The Glenbeigh-Glencar club man is bidding to make an impact off the bench for Kerry tomorrow night.
Young guns can be Dublin's Championship wild card, says Darcy
Ciaran Kilkenny, Jack McCaffrey and Emmet O’Conghaile will add a new dimension to the Dubs’ defence of Sam, says the U21 selector.
Mulligan: "We have to apologise to the Tyrone fans"
They were decisively beaten in Killarney on Saturday and the Tyrone camp have put their hands up to accept that after they have exited the 2012 All-Ireland championship race.
Donegal v Down, Ulster SFC Final
Jimmy McGuinness’s side put in a huge second half to retain their Ulster title and leave the Mourne men out on their feet. We had all the action and analysis right here.
Kildare v Limerick, All Ireland SFC Round 3 Qualifier
It took an amazing injury-time equaliser from Emmet Bolton to save his side, but the Lilywhites kicked on and somehow escape. A remarkable evening and we had it all live right here.
Munster Minor Hurling Championship: Tipperary go through the gears to defeat Clare
An early Shane O’Donnell goal had the Banner County flying but Tipp scored frequently to grind out a fine result.
Mayo v Sligo, Connacht SFC Final
It was ugly, cynical at times and far from impressive but James Horan’s side bully their way to the Connacht title. We were live right here with all the action and analysis.
Allen set to lead Limerick charges into Banner battle once more
They have already lost three times to Clare in competitive hurling games this season. Limerick boss John Allen is hoping they can reverse that trend in tomorrow evening’s All-Ireland qualifier.
Full squad for Cork to pick from as Cadogan returns
The injury situation is looking promising for Cork boss Jimmy Barry-Murphy ahead of their battle with Wexford
McGrath wary of Déise backlash in Munster decider
They had seven goals to spare in last year’s provincial final but the Loughmore-Castleiney player is bracing himself for a closer battle this time around.
"When Galway trounce Kilkenny and win a Leinster title, you sit back and appreciate just what they have done."
There were 22,171 supporters present in Croke Park to witness an extraordinary afternoon of hurling yesterday. Ewan MacKenna was also there for a remarkable game.
Galway v Kilkenny, Leinster SHC Final
For the first time since 2004, Kilkenny lose a Leinster game. But for once they aren’t the story after an astonishing and brilliant Galway performance. We went minute-by-minute right here.
Kilkenny v Galway - Leinster SHC final match guide
Kilkenny have won 13 out of the last 14 Leinster titles and the signs are that run of glory will continue when they face Galway in tomorrow’s provincial final.
Cork v Clare - Munster SFC final match guide
Clare are bidding for their first provincial senior football crown in 20 years on Sunday but they’ve a tough task against Conor Counihan’s Cork side.
Munster SFC: Brennan gets the nod for the Banner
Clare boss Michael McDermott has made two changes for Sunday’s Munster SFC final against Cork.
Garvey's Ulster final ban upheld by CHC
The Down defender’s efforts to overturn his suspension for an alleged stamp were rejected by the Central Hearings Committee.
Dubs wait on injured duo
Conal Keaney and Conor McCormack face a race against the clock if they are to feature in Ennis tomorrow evening.
Kelly hoping for Banner breakthrough in Munster final
Gordon Kelly has not seen Clare compete in too many Munster football finals which makes next Sunday’s clash all the more significant.
Donegal v Tyrone, Ulster SFC Semi-Final
It was intense, it was tactical, it was fascinating and it was all worth it as Donegal dispensed of Tyrone to reach the Ulster decider. We had all the action and analysis right here.
Dublin manager Gilroy happy with Croker advantage
The Dublin boss on the benefits of playing regularly in Croke Park, the challenge that Wexford will pose on Sunday and how his midfield fared against Louth.