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Wednesday 31 May 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Ladies Football

30th May 2023
15 games live on TV in All-Ireland ladies football championship
The senior action commences on 17 June.
Boost for Armagh as injury fears eased for star forward, Cork AFLW ace opts out
Early signs are positive for Aimee Mackin, while Erika O’Shea has departed the Cork panel.
This week
28th May 2023 - 31st May 2023
# Ready to go
Here are the groups for the 2023 All-Ireland ladies football championship
Holders Meath are pitted against Donegal and Waterford.
# Wrap
Cork retain Munster crown as Donegal dethrone Armagh in Ulster
The Rebels defeated Kerry on a scoreline of 5-14 to 2-17.
# Ladies Football
Dublin down All-Ireland champions Meath again to lift 10th Leinster title in-a-row
Goals in each half from Kate Sullivan propelled the Dubs to victory.
Last month
May 2023
# Ladies Football
Heavyweights progress as final pairings decided in Leinster, Munster and Ulster
It’s Cork v Kerry, Dublin v Meath and Armagh v Donegal after today’s fixtures.
This year
# Coming Up
Provincial championships start and double-headers - this weekend's LGFA and camogie fixtures
There’s plenty of games to keep an eye on across both codes.
# Ladies Football
Bond, belief and enjoyment key to Kerry's remarkable resurgence
Louise Ní Mhuircheartaigh hopes the Kingdom can continue emulating Meath.
# Two Kingdoms
When All-Ireland ambition meets Hoop Dreams: Kerry's football / basketball crossover
Kingdom captain Síofra O’Shea is among a cohort of talented dual players.
# Blaithin Mackin Profile
'An incredible athlete and human': How Armagh and Melbourne struck gold
Blaithin Mackin is starring on both sides of the world.
# Ladies Football
Kerry and Galway unveil teams for Division 1 league final in Croke Park
Throw-in tomorrow is 5pm, with the HQ double-header live on TG4.
# breffni
Cavan contrast - Ladies football dispute must not be forgotten amidst league final
Mickey Graham’s side face Fermanagh in the Allianz football league Division 3 final at Croke Park this evening.
# Ladies Football
Woods the hat-trick hero as Navan claim All-Ireland senior crown against Westport
Three points separated the teams in Longford.
# statement
'Making change does not happen overnight' - Cavan board respond over player dispute
The Cavan senior ladies team withdrew from a league game yesterday.
# Ladies Football
Two first-half goals key as Cork finish league campaign on a high against Meath
Libby Coppinger and Eimear Kiely raised the all-important green flags at Páirc Uí Rinn.
# Permutations
Donegal-Mayo relegation shootout, mid-table Meath and league final dress rehearsal
Here’s a look at the permutations ahead of final round of the Lidl Ladies National Football Leagues.
# Wrap
Galway advance to league final after win over Mayo, Vikki Wall returns in Meath defeat
Waterford enjoyed a big win over reigning champions Meath, with the Tribe and Kerry now doing battle for 2023 glory.
# Rebel Roar
Cork end Kerry's perfect league record and seal derby victory at Páirc Uí Chaoimh
The home side had to withstand a second-half comeback from the table-toppers.
# Dominant Dubs
1-3 for star forward Tyrrell as Dublin swat strugglers Donegal aside
Maxi Curran’s side will be relegated if Mayo avoid defeat at home to Galway on Sunday.
# On the up
'Mixed emotions' - The Leitrim native who has broken into the Dublin team
Eilish O’Dowd: ‘First time playing with Dublin and starting in midfield, there was a bit of pressure.’
# LGFA Talking Points
Mayo off the mark against Meath, Kerry's statement win and Donegal in danger
It was another fascinating weekend of Lidl Ladies National Football League action.
# Deise
Waterford inflict fourth successive defeat on Donegal
Waterford secured an eight-point win in Division 1 of the Lidl NFL.
# Ladies Football
'With a little change, the game could be way more open' - Bohan reiterates frustrations
His Dublin side edged a seven-goal thriller in Cork on a busy Bank Holiday weekend of league action.
# Epic
Cork rally from 10 points down but Rowe points Dublin to thrilling win
The Dubs edged out a seven-goal thriller at Páirc Ui Rinn.
# All Square
Galway nab late equaliser to ensure share of spoils with holders Meath
Super sub Aoife O’Rourke was the hero for the Tribeswomen.
# Ladies Football
Star forward hits 2-2 as Waterford seal first win of league campaign against Mayo
Lauren McGregor shone as a late free from Kellyann Hogan secured victory for the Déise.
# Stage Coach
Moving from the theatre to the GAA pitch and 'new territory' leading All-Ireland champions
Davy Nelson: ‘You want to try and keep Meath up there at the top table.’
# Preview
Can Galway and Kerry stay perfect, Cork-Dublin rivalry and growing frustration
There’s four big Division 1 ladies football league fixtures down for decision this Bank Holiday weekend.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.