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Robbie Keane 'worried' for the future of Irish football
The country’s record goalscorer says more needs to be done to help young aspiring players during their development stages.
Here’s the key GAA club fixtures for the week ahead
There’s plenty Gaelic football and hurling action on around the country.
19 of our favourite pics from the weekend's GAA club action
It was a busy schedule of Gaelic football and hurling from around the country.
6 Talking Points before this weekend's GAA club action
There’s showpiece games on the agenda in Mayo, Kilkenny and Galway.
Sunday GAA club match tracker
It was another busy day of action around the country.
Sunday GAA club match tracker
Keep in touch with all the football and hurling action that’s taking place around the country today.
Here's your round-up of today's key club hurling action
Cork champions Sarsfields are still on track to retain their title while last year’s Clare beaten finalists Cratloe bowed out.
9 characters you’ll meet at a schoolboy soccer match
These are the people you come across when you take a stroll down to the local football pitch.
Waterford hurling great hoping to see Passage claim senior glory
Ex-Deise defender Sean Cullinane is hoping to witness history on Sunday afternoon in Walsh Park.
23 signs that your GAA club is in a county final
There’s only one topic of conversation around the parish this week.
VIDEO: Seamus Coleman celebrates Killybegs county semi-final win
The Irish international was supporting his Donegal GAA club last Sunday.
Sunday GAA club match tracker
Keep in touch with all the football and hurling action that took place around the country today.
Here’s the 9 clubs that supply players to Cork’s All-Ireland starting side
All you need to know about the Rebel clubs who will have players in action tomorrow.
Here's the 10 clubs that supply players to Clare's All-Ireland starting side
All you need to know about the Banner clubs who will have players in action tomorrow.
Schoolboy football chief criticises controversial rule change which sees Dublin club kicked out
Kilnamanagh FC’s U15s Premier side were banned from seeing out the season after playing an ineligible player.
10 phrases you might hear at a junior soccer match
Whether it’s Pike Rovers or Brayzil 2nds you play for, you’re probably used to shouts like these.
VIDEO: Connacht want your help locating a World Cup winning captain
With the help of their supporters, the westerners want to groom future Henshaws and Marmions for Test success.
Jobs initiative helped turn 6,000 pledges into 4,000 new hires in 2012
Hireland, the voluntary initiative which urges SMEs to pledge to take on more staff, helped created 4,000 jobs in its first year.
Ulster Bank league: Garryowen out for more than just bragging rights
Plus, Anglesea Road will play host to a bottom-of-the-table scrap tomorrow.
GAA senior club championship action
It was another busy, busy day of club action with plenty of medals handed out. Here are the results.
'They won't come and watch' -- Futbol Mundial profiles the League of Ireland
The Sky Sports magazine show spoke with figures in the Irish domestic game about the challenges ahead.
GAA senior club championship action
We were keeping an eye out for drama in 12 county finals (and much more) this afternoon.
The Evening Fix... now with added Gangnam Style
Here’s the things we learned, loved and shared today.
James Reilly must go: Labour grassroots meet to call for Reilly's resignation
The members say that Reilly’s approach to healthcare is “completely incompatible” with Labour values.
VIDEO: Somebody finally found a use for the rainbow flick
We dare you to not try this at home.
Club GAA round-up from Munster
There were key football games in Clare, Cork and Tipperary over the weekend while the semi-finalists are known in the Kerry SFC and the final stage has been reached in the Waterford SHC.
St Brigid's educating the Galway hurling youth
The Loughrea based school has played a major role in the hurling development of several members of the Galway squad that are in action in tomorrow’s Croke Park showpiece.
VIDEO: Sky give German district sides the full big-match treatment
We’re not sure who Germany’s Geoff Shreeves is, but no doubt he’s in the tunnel ready to dish out some harsh truths.
Norfolk football team faces eviction 21 years after death of King Olav
What in the name of Thor does King Olav the fifth of Norway have to do with little old Cromer Town FC? I hear you ask. Well, gather close.
Column: Football fans are taking back control of their clubs – and it’s working
This year’s League of Ireland has shown that supporter-run clubs can be successful. But it’s about much more than results on the pitch, writes Kevin Rye of Supporters Direct.
Bertie Ahern called Fianna Fáil grassroots 'useless good-for-nothings'
The former Taoiseach said cumainn members had “tea parties” instead of working to build the party’s vote.
Holywood star: no homecoming plans yet for returning hero McIlroy
Co Down club has been “like a media centre” since McIlroy’s victory though they’re unsure when they’re favourite son will return with the trophy.
Life in the AUL: welcome to wherever you are
It’s a couple of tough away trips for Paul ring’s motley crew as they enter the business end of a long season.
Hackers and Hoggers: life in the AUL
The title’s on the line as Paul Ring’s side face three games in a week.
Hackers and hoggers: life in the AUL
It’s another eventful Sunday morning between the white lines for Paul Ring.
Between Hackers and Hoggers, life in the AUL
It’s the glamour of the cup for Paul Ring this week – but there’s no dressing-rooms in Millstreet.
Between hackers and hoggers, life in the AUL
He hasn’t gone away you know. We’ve thawed out Paul Ring and he’s found his missing football boot after a winter of discontent for the country’s Sunday footballers.
Between hackers and hoggers, life in the AUL
With the ‘Christmas break’ over for Irish football’s local heroes, Paul Ring cleans off his boots…
Between hackers and hoggers, life in the AUL
Paul Ring endures the enforced winter break as the weather claims yet more games for Ireland’s Sunday league footballers.