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Tuesday 31 January 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Ladies Football

This week
29th January 2023 - 31st January 2023
# Ladies Football
Cork leave it late before 66th-minute equaliser against Waterford
Waterford forced to settle for a draw despite leading LGFA Division 1 clash by seven at one point.
# Ladies Football
Impressive Galway run out comfortable winners against new-look Dublin
Leanne Coen’s goal capped a very impressive performance by the hosts.
# Comeback Cats
'The ingredients for a good cake' - Kilkenny's football return and the man leading the revival
John Gorey is undertaking his ‘final challenge’ as the Cats field their first adult ladies football team since 2019.
Last week
22nd January 2023 - 28th January 2023
# Off the Mark
Holders Meath pick up first league win as Lynch goal helps shake off Donegal
The sides were all square at the break before the Royals went into the ascendancy.
# goals win games
Kerry make it two wins from two as second-half goals hold off Mayo challenge
The Kingdom have made a flying start to 2023, while Mayo have now lost their opening two fixtures.
# Change
Women's inter-county teams move away from white shorts - 'Positive, but shouldn't be celebrated'
It reflects a growing trend in women’s sport to alleviate concerns over periods for players.
# reflections
'New kids on the block' shine as Dublin get one up on Meath in early fare
Elsewhere in Division 1, Kerry inflicted ‘daylight robbery’ on Waterford, and there were wins for Galway and Cork.
This month
January 2023
# Ladies Football
Dual star's late flurry helps Galway secure victory in first game of 2023 season
Kate Slevin kicked the final five points as the Tribe finished up 0-11 to 0-6 winners over Donegal.
# aishling moloney
'When I did my ACL, I was like, 'Thank God'' - Tipp star back after burnout, injury and spider bite
Tipperary star Aishling Moloney is returning from a lengthy lay-off with a new perspective.
# Ladies Football
5 questions ahead of Dublin v Meath and the opening weekend of the league
The action gets underway tomorrow.
# ladies football team news
7 All-Ireland survivors as new Meath manager names team, Dublin debut for ex-Leitrim player
Mayo, meanwhile, have some big-name returnees for their Division 1 opener against Cork.
# cold water
'I can confirm Vikki's not going to play rugby' - Meath team-mate laughs off Wall report
Emma Duggan is sceptical about a potential switch to rugby for Vikki Wall.
'We’ll play anywhere': Players not bothered by unusual choice for Dublin v Meath league opener
Venue uncertainty has overshadowed the build-up to the opening round of Lidl Ladies National Football Leagues fixtures.
# niamh o'sullivan
Knee surgery while travelling to All-Ireland glory and not fully appreciating Meath's success yet
Niamh O’Sullivan has excelled for the Royals over the past few seasons.
# Top teams
Ins, outs, and AFLW uncertainty: how the 2023 ladies football season is shaping up
There’s plenty of change in Meath as they prepare to launch their three in-a-row bid.
# busy busy
Fitting engagement 'around GAA calendar' and playing under four-time All-Ireland winner
Kildare Ladies star Grace Clifford was surprised with an engagement on New Year’s Eve.
# Call it
Poll: Who do you think will win the All-Ireland senior ladies football title in 2023?
Meath are chasing three in-a-row.
Last year
# goldie
'She's so far ahead of everyone else' - Dublin's All-Ireland and AFLW champion
Sinéad Goldrick etched her name into history in 2022.
# on and off
Cork card gets the go-ahead but All-Ireland ladies junior club football final postponed
The Irish racing highlight is on, but Newcastle’s all-weather card has been cancelled.
# Galway Glory
Kilkerrin-Clonberne seal back-to-back All-Ireland titles on historic day at Croke Park
The Galway heavyweights saw off Donaghmoyne to reign supreme once more.
# Winner winner
Longford Slashers power to historic All-Ireland intermediate success at Croke Park
Grace Shannon struck a brace of goals to propel her side to glory against Mullinahone.
# Reeling In The Years
Made in hurling country, Mullinahone's footballers set for a slice of Croke Park history
Mullinahone LGFA of Tipperary have had an incredible journey, culminating in their second All-Ireland club final in as many years.
# family matters
'I wouldn’t change anything for the world. We’re better people in our house because of her'
Family matters for Danielle Caldwell with older sister Anna a source of inspiration both on and off the pitch.
# come on eileen
From Perth to Croke Park and back again - a Monaghan bid for more All-Ireland glory
Eileen McElroy reflects on a ‘very special journey’ with Donaghmoyne. It’s not over yet.
# capital loss
Fighting fires on and off the pitch, Lyndsey Davey encapsulated all that is good about the game
The Dublin great announced her inter-county retirement over the weekend.
# Tune in
All-Ireland, Munster and Ulster finals live in next weekend's GAA TV action
Plenty for GAA fans to enjoy.
'Clear demand' - Motion to change LGFA name to Women's Gaelic Football Association
Brian Kelly of Templeogue Synge Street explains the Dublin club’s push to The42.
# dream weekend
'Crazy' - Arrive by helicopter after wedding, score 0-7 in All-Ireland semi-final win
Next stop Croke Park for Cathriona McConnell and Donaghmoyne.
# Ladies Football
Longford and Tipp clubs Croke Park-bound, Cork and Galway sides also reach All-Ireland final
A wrap of today’s All-Ireland intermediate and junior ladies club football championship semi-finals.
# Just Married
Newly-wed McConnell arrives by helicopter and is top scorer in All-Ireland semi-final win
The Monaghan heavyweights saw off Kilmacud Crokes and will face Kilkerrin-Clonberne in the historic Croke Park showpiece.
# too good
Champions Kilkerrin-Clonberne book All-Ireland final return and historic Croke Park date
The long-time unbeaten Galway side were convincing winners over Ballymacarbry this afternoon.
# Road to Croker
Holders travel to 41 in-a-row county champions as All-Ireland club semi-final fixtures confirmed
Tickets to the historic All-Ireland ladies club football finals in Croke Park are up for grabs this weekend.
# Best of the best
Donegal's Niamh McLaughlin scoops LGFA Player of the Year award
All-Ireland champions Meath receive six All-Stars, with five for beaten finalists Kerry, at 2022 end-of-season bash.
The remarkable rise of multicultural Belgium GAA to an All-Ireland quarter-final
Marla Candon tells the team’s story as all roads lead to Maastricht in Holland for tomorrow’s showdown against Monaghan side Castleblaney.
# Rebels
‘It wasn’t really that fun for me’ - Scally departs Cork panel for 2023
The star forward explains her decision to The42.
# Appointment
New Cork minor ladies football manager confirmed
Jamie Cronin is taking charge of the All-Ireland champions.
# Wrap
Kilkerrin-Clonberne crowned Connacht champions, Drom & Inch lift Munster senior title
In Ulster, Donaghmoyne were crowned senior champions today.
# Leeside
All-Ireland-winning minor manager informed by email that he wasn’t being reappointed
Outgoing Cork ladies minor football manager Joe Carroll is ‘at a loss’ following county board process.
# club call
The Road to Croker - the state of play in the ladies club football championships
There’s some big provincial ties in store this weekend.
# Historic
All-Ireland ladies club football finals to be played at Croke Park for the first time
This year’s fixture dates have been announced by the LGFA today.