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Saturday 4 February 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# Joe McDonagh Cup

Last year
2022
# GAA
Football heads called out Tailteann Cup flaws. Why hasn’t anyone done the same for hurling?
The Joe McDonagh Cup participants are entitled to feel aggrieved by the way the football equivalent has been promoted.
# Heartbreak
Kerry's incredible fightback falls short as Antrim take Joe McDonagh Cup
The Kingdom suffered their third straight final defeat in an incredible game that featured 55 scores.
# Dominant
Antrim seal place in Joe McDonagh Cup final with hammering of Meath
Antrim ran up 7-29 in Navan to qualify for the Croke Park decider.
# Lovely Hurling
Offaly come out on top of Tralee thriller and take big step towards Joe McDonagh final
Mayo and Kildare sealed their progression to the Christy Ring decider.
# Joe McDonagh Cup
Kerry get back on track with Carlow win, Offaly overcome 14-man Meath
Kerry and Offaly both registered their first win in the 2022 Joe McDonagh Cup.
# Wrap
Late goal sees Antrim edge out high-scoring thriller with Offaly, Down overcome Kerry
There was plenty of action in the Joe McDonagh Cup today.
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# Christy Ring Cup
Keith Higgins wins Hurler of the Year award, Westmeath dominate Joe McDonagh team of 2021
The GAA/GPA Champions 15 team and Joe McDonagh Cup Team of the Year have been announced.
# Wrap
14-man Laois hold off gritty Antrim fightback to book spot in All-Ireland qualifiers
PJ Scully slotted over 10 points in a thrilling encounter as Antrim drop to the Joe McDonagh Cup.
# Hurling
Kerry's Conway hits 1-8 in victory in Tralee and Keith Higgins scores crucial goal in Mayo win
The home side won by six points today in Tralee.
# Hurling Tiers
Kerry drawn with Meath and Down in Joe McDonagh Cup, Offaly to face Sligo in Christy Ring opener
The draws for the hurling competitions were made this evening.
# and the winners are...
Joe McDonagh and Champions 15 award winners announced
Antrim lead the McDonagh Cup selection with seven players, while Conor McCann was also named Player of the Year.
# Fintan O'Connor
Coach to Waterford players, Kerry manager and Croke Park hurling double hopes
Fintan O’Connor manages Kerry tomorrow and will have a huge interest in Waterford’s fortunes as well.
# second tier
Kerry to take on Antrim in McDonagh Cup final after dramatic win over Carlow
Kerry defeated Carlow in a cracking encounter, while Antrim had a bye-week.
# Wrap
Covid-hit Antrim hammer Westmeath and Conway's 0-9 guides Kerry past Meath
The Joe McDonagh Cup kicked off today.
# Covid-19
Antrim hit with five more positive Covid-19 cases ahead of Joe McDonagh Cup
Five players and a member of the Saffrons’ backroom staff have now tested positive, while another player is currently self-isolating.
# Departure
Christy Ring Cup-winning manager makes surprise decision to step down
Nick Fitzgerald has resigned as Meath hurling manager due to work commitments.
# GAA President
Horan: Cork Super 8s and hurling double-header at Croke Park this weekend not feasible
Cork footballers are in action on Saturday while their hurlers play on Sunday at the Drumcondra venue.
# Champions
Laois produce stunning second half display to capture Joe McDonagh Cup
Mark Kavanagh scored 12 points during today’s final at Croke Park.
# Tune in
As it happened: Laois v Westmeath, Joe McDonagh Cup final
Follow all the action from this afternoon’s decider in Croke Park.
# The Faithful Departed
'They deserve to be relegated' - Cusack on Offaly's drop to hurling's third tier
The Faithful county will play in the Christy Ring Cup next year following defeat to Kerry.
# All Square
Laois grab late draw against Westmeath as pair set for Croke Park final battle in two weeks
The sides will meet in the Joe McDonagh Cup final on 30 June.
# Wrap
Brennan's Laois seal place in McDonagh Cup decider with Westmeath on course to join them
Eddie Brennan has guided the O’Moore County to Croke Park.
# Winless
Antrim prevail in seven-goal thriller to leave Offaly facing relegation to Christy Ring
Joachim Kelly endured defeat in his first game as Offaly’s interim manager in Tullamore this afternoon.
# Lovely Hurling
0-13 for Conway as Kerry claim key Joe McDonagh Cup victory against Westmeath
Fintan O’Connor’s side bounced back from their opening round defeat to Antrim with a narrow win in Mullingar on Saturday.
# Joe McDonagh Cup
Westmeath trouncing leaves dismal Offaly in danger of McDonagh relegation
Westmeath ran out winners by almost double scores in Mullingar, while Laois made it two wins from two.
# Strong start
50 scores in Tullamore clash as Laois win Joe McDonagh Cup opener against Offaly
A four-point win for Eddie Brennan’s side in tonight’s game.
# Team news
Kenny unveils Dublin side for league opener and Carlow call on 10 of Joe McDonagh Cup winning outfit
Mattie Kenny will be at the helm in Parnell Park tomorrow night.
# match-ups
Offaly begin life in Joe McDonagh Cup with home tie against neighbours Laois
The Joe McDonagh Cup is heading for its second season.
# Staying Up
Antrim hurlers see off Kildare in the game neither side wanted to play
The Ulster county got the better of the Christy Ring Cup winners this afternoon at Armagh’s Athletic Grounds.
# carlow rising
'Your hurling career can go by quickly, when you look back you'd like to see medals'
Carlow joint-captains Diarmuid Byrne and Richard Coady are determined to add more silverware this season.
# O'Moore county
'I have decided not to seek another term' - Laois searching for new hurling boss as Kelly departs
Eamonn Kelly announced he will not seek a third term in charge of the O’Moore County following a disappointing season.
# Wrap
The rising continues! Carlow through to Joe McDonagh Cup final while Meath suffer relegation
Carlow will take on Westmeath in the Joe McDonagh Cup final at Croke Park.
# crunch the numbers
Explainer: What's still at stake in Leinster, Munster and Joe McDonagh Cup hurling races?
This is a pivotal weekend in the 2018 All-Ireland hurling championship.
# Round 4
Westmeath book McDonagh Cup final place while Kerry seal survival
Carlow are best-placed to join Westmeath in the All-Ireland SHC preliminary quarter-finals after their win over Laois.
# Winning run
Westmeath remain on course for McDonagh Cup final after third straight win
Michael Ryan’s charges had three points to spare against the Kerry in Tralee.
# Wrap
Laois take down Antrim to pick up first win of McDonagh Cup campaign
Carlow enjoyed a four-point win over Meath in the same competition.
# Wrap
Westmeath end 50-year wait with win in Laois while Antrim crush Meath in the Joe McDonagh Cup
Two Round 1 fixtures were down for decision on Saturday.