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Monday 27 March 2023 Dublin: 9°C


# statement
'Making change does not happen overnight' - Cavan board respond over player dispute
The Cavan senior ladies team withdrew from a league game yesterday.
26th March 2023
Kerry defeat Galway to seal top spot, Dublin too strong for Waterford
A round-up of round seven in the Lidl Ladies National Football League.
Last week
19th March 2023 - 25th March 2023
# 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.
# Not good enough
'Not good enough' - Cavan Ladies hit out at county board over player treatment
The issues relate to expenses, gear and player welfare.
# 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.
This month
March 2023
# 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.
# curtain raisers
Munster GAA announce six championship double-headers with Ladies Football and camogie
The games will be played throughout April and May.
# 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.’
Last month
February 2023
# Late Rally
Goals from Kate Sullivan and Caoimhe O'Connor cap Dublin fightback
Mayo lose six-point lead built up with a Sinéad Walsh brace.
# 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.
# Drama
Galway survive late Cork rally in five-goal thriller to continue unbeaten run
Cork almost snatched a dramatic victory when Eimear Kiely hit the crossbar in the dying seconds.
# 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.
# 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.’
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.
# 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.
Carla Rowe the scoring star as Dublin win league opener against Meath
Six points separated the teams at the final whistle.
# Ladies Football
5 questions ahead of Dublin v Meath and the opening weekend of the league
The action gets underway tomorrow.
'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.
# Time to say goodbye
Six-time Cork All-Ireland winner announces inter-county retirement
Orla Finn also won six Division 1 titles during her 12-year career.
# 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.
Last year
# Champions
Salthill-Knocknacarra crowned All-Ireland junior champions with six-point win
Galway club were 1-7 to 0-4 winners against Naomh Abán of Cork.
# 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.
# 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.
'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.
# fixtures released
Holders Meath to meet Dublin on opening weekend of Ladies National Football League
The 2023 campaign will begin on the weekend of 22 January.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# Appointment
New Cork minor ladies football manager confirmed
Jamie Cronin is taking charge of the All-Ireland champions.
# 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.
# Awards Season
All-Ireland champs Laois and Antrim the big winners as Teams of Championships awarded
The awards were handed out at a function in Croke Park last night.
# 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.
# A cut above
Meath star Niamh O'Sullivan claims LGFA Player of the Month award
The 32-year-old scored 1-2 in the All-Ireland final win over Kerry.