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Wednesday 22 March 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Gaelic Football

Last year
# objection
Clare GAA order replay over penalty shootout controversy
Kildysart initially won the quarter-final on penalties.
# Support
'One of the most iconic sportsmen from the county' - Praising Westmeath's new boss Dessie Dolan
2004 Leinster winner Gary Connaughton says his former teammate is a brilliant appointment for Westmeath.
# Wrap
Champions Kilmallock among six teams left in Limerick SHC as Cork SFC heats up
There was plenty of drama in the GAA club competitions on Sunday.
# Cavan GAA
'You're talking an extra 40-50 hours a week when you're with an inter-county squad'
Cavan manager Mickey Graham recently agreed to another two years in charge of his home county.
# inter-county gaa
A good off-season won’t make your year, but a bad one can break it
Joe Fortune and Colin Kelly on what exactly an inter-county manager has to do during the off-season.
# the comeback
Rochford's Mayo return - 'I loved every minute, even with difficult times'
Stephen Rochford is back with Mayo as assistant manager and coach.
# Wrap
Blackrock win Cork SHC thriller on penalties, Crossmaglen avoid a scare in Armagh
It was a busy day of club action in both football and hurling.
# Hotseat
John Hegarty to be named new Wexford football manager
His name will go for ratification at the county committee meeting later this month.
# Kerry GAA
'It shows how a minnow club can develop footballers and become senior if the work is put in'
On Friday, Na Gaeil play defending champions Austin Stacks in the opening game of the Kerry SFC championship.
# Orchard County
All-Ireland winner Oisín McConville set to be appointed new Wicklow manager
The Crossmaglen Rangers man has been recommended to the Wicklow county board for the position.
# Club Championship
5 storylines to follow in this weekend's GAA club action
Mayo finally kicks off and a heavyweight clash in Tipperary.
# Dublin SFC
Capital gains - The Dublin football imports who enjoyed success
Galway star Shane Walsh is in line to make his Kilmacud Crokes debut this weekend.
# Kerry GAA
Kerry All-Ireland winning forward moving to Dubai
Jack O’Connor will be without forward Jack Savage for the 2023 season.
# Billy Lee
'As we were trying to convince him to stay, you realise the number of hours he put in'
Limerick football manager Billy Lee has announced his departure from the role after six seasons.
# At The Helm
Kerry native and ex-Mayo boss at core of McStay's star-studded coaching team
“I willl leave no stone unturned,” declared the new Mayo manager.
# callum brown
'I've had talks about going home to Derry but I still want to show I can dominate in the AFL'
GWS Giants star Callum Brown chats about the AFL, scoring goals and Derry.
# Hotseat
Which all-star ticket is best placed to solve Mayo’s shortcomings?
Four names are in the running to become the next Mayo senior football manager.
# Club GAA
Split season reaction - here are the 2022 senior club championship start dates
The All-Ireland senior finals were played in July to split the season between inter-county and club.
# Latest comeback
Seán Powter: "He came to me and said, ‘cut it back or we are going to have to let you go’"
Cork defender Seán Powter on their 2022 season and playing football in America this summer.
# title challengers
Who are the main contenders to Kerry's throne in 2023?
We assess the lie of the football landscape next season.
# Champions
Analysis: Kerry show defending better means fouling smarter
Kerry conceded just 16 points from free kicks in the 2022 championship.
# Meath GAA
Colm O'Rourke: 'Ultimately we have to beat Dublin'
The new Meath manager confirmed they are working on further management team additions.
# Split Season
Former Mayo star Alan Dillon calls for the GAA to review shortened season
The Fine Gael TD said a July finish means Gaelic football and hurling are losing out to other sports.
# Know your history
‘My heart was broken by the All-Irelands we lost’ - Jim Carney’s long life in GAA
Jim Carney chats about presenting The Sunday Game, Galway vs Kerry and caring for the GAA.
# End of an era
'He'll miss it terribly' - Saluting the Sunday Game career of Pat Spillane before final curtain
The Kerry great is finishing up with the iconic GAA show after 30 years in the studio.
# Seán Kelly
Red card against Armagh, the team's turnaround and Galway's family affair
Galway captain Sean Kelly on an exciting season so far.
# coming together
The dressing room speech that helped Galway recover from late chaos against Armagh
Galway selector John Concannon was full of praise for the squad’s leaders.
# Living in the Moment
The stories behind this iconic photo of Sean O'Shea's match-winning free
Inpho photographer James Crombie took one of the standout images from an epic semi-final.
# Time to say goodbye
Billy O'Loughlin steps down as Longford manager after one season
The Laois native has cited work commitments in the USA as his reason for departing the role.
# life lessons
'It was a penalty shootout and I refused to take one. Never again'
Matthew Tierney scored the winning penalty in Galway’s dramatic victory against Armagh.
# same same
Barry John Keane on Galway: 'The closest team to Kerry on football that I've played against'
Barry John Keane says the two counties competing in this year’s All-Ireland final are kindred spirits.
'I have had a few rough nights at it. We had a lot of soul searching last July as a group'
Padraic Joyce discusses Galway’s turnaround and the 2022 additions to their backroom team.
# no fuss
Padraic Joyce dismisses Hawkeye ultimatum headlines and referee concerns
“We were always coming out. That was never an issue,” says Joyce.
# faithful county
Offaly football manager Maughan steps down after four years in charge
Tomás Ó Sé has been heavily linked to the job.
# Super Cats
'Fellas were ringing to put themselves on the panel' - Kilkenny's rise to All-Ireland football champions
Cats’ boss Christy Walsh recalls his side’s incredible win in Croke Park at the weekend.
# Sligo GAA
Tony McEntee to continue as Sligo manager for 2023 season
Paul Henry will manage the U20 team for next season.
# New Project
'It surprises me as much as anyone else' - McEntee on swift return to management
Andy McEntee was announced as the new Antrim manager one month after stepping down as Meath boss.
# a man for all seasons
From county junior to the key forward making the Kerry senior team tick
Paudie Clifford gave a sensational all-action performance in Croke Park on Sunday.
# Team news
No Con O'Callaghan or James McCarthy as Dublin name team for All-Ireland semi-final
The Dubs will take on Kerry tomorrow afternoon in Croke Park.
# AFL Pals
Derry's 'cool cat' bringing professional skills from Aussie Rules into All-Ireland semi-final
Conor Nash tells The42 about the strengths of his former Hawthorn teammate, and Derry’s star midfielder, Conor Glass.