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Wednesday 22 March 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Louth GAA

This month
March 2023
# wee giants
Louth's rise: Mickey Harte's team overcome the odds to shine in second tier
Last year’s Division 3 champions have all but preserved their league status for 2024.
This year
# Talking Points
Dublin and Derry favourites, Cork's next step and aim for new managers
The second tier action commences tomorrow.
Last year
# statement
Louth GAA respond to 'certain rumours' regarding Mickey Harte's future
The county’s manager has been linked with Derry club Slaughtneil.
# Wee Project
€14.8m in foreign investor funding paves way for new Louth GAA stadium
The money will go towards the completion of the Louth GAA Stadium Project in Dundalk.
# All-Ireland qualifiers
Chris Kelly handed championship debut as Cork name team to face Louth
The crucial qualifier game throws in at 2pm in Páirc Uí Chaoimh.
# lilywhite lift-off
Two second-half goals help Kildare progress to Leinster semi-final with 16-point win
Glenn Ryan won his first senior championship game in charge of his county this weekend against Louth.
# Louth and clear
'Gaelic football is at the centre. I took that obsessive thing from Australian rules'
Former AFL star Ciarán Byrne lines out for a resurgent Louth against Kildare today.
All time
# Wrap
Harte guides Louth to Division 4 semi-finals in first year as Antrim edge out Leitrim
Waterford and Carlow await in the final-four ties.
# Speaking out
Louth captain criticises testing procedures and slams former players for 'driving' GAA to play games
Bevan Duffy says it’s unfair to put amateur athletes under pressure to play matches.
# Foot and Mouth
'We had to walk through disinfectant buckets in our boots... You weren't allowed meet up in groups'
JP Rooney and Colm Nally recall how the Wee County suffered from the foot and mouth disease.
# marching on
Louth finish strong to beat Wexford and set up Leinster quarter-final with Dublin
They were five-point winners at Innovate Wexford Park.
# Coach Graham
Former Dundalk fitness coach making his mark with promotion-chasing Louth
Wee County star Andy McDonnell has singled out the Dubliner for praise.
# bainisteoir
O’Rourke withdraws from running as Roscommon's search for new senior football manager continues
Aidan O’Rouke was the County Board’s leading candidate for senior football manager, but has ruled himself out of the running.
# exit door
McGrath heads for the exit door after difficult first 10 months in charge of Louth
Louth GAA confirmed his departure this evening.
# Wrap
Cavan edge past Down while Armagh and Leitrim both prevail in the All-Ireland SFC qualifiers
There was plenty of action in the All-Ireland SFC qualifiers this evening.
Louth ladies football manager Micheál McKeown has died following a short illness
An All-Ireland winning manager with Monaghan in ’96, McKeown steered The Wee County to the Division 4 league final in his first year in charge.
Tributes paid to Louth GAA player who died suddenly after winning a match on Saturday
He died suddenly after a playing a match on Saturday morning.
# Long Time Coming
Louth reach first Leinster minor football decider in 46 years after thrilling one-point win over Wexford
It was a special night for the Wee County.
# Louth GAA
The Mayo footballer who won an All-Ireland medal while playing for Louth
A documentary about Dan O’Neill airs this weekend.
# Retirements
10 players we will miss in this year's football championship
Some legends of the game have retired in the past year
# wee ambition
'Louth are unique... they don’t expect to do well' -- Wee County boss on managing expectations
Aidan O’Rourke says his players ‘don’t quite realise how talented they are.’
# Team news
Dublin make five changes for O’Byrne Cup meeting with Louth
The All-Ireland champions are in action at Parnell Park tonight.
# winners
Louth club Geraldines claim Leinster intermediate football title
Victory came in today’s replay at Parnell Park against Dublin side Naomh Olaf.
# codebreaker
Louth forward Byrne moves to AFL with Carlton
The Wee County teenager has decided to make a switch to Australia after being offered a two-year contract.
# All over
Kildare get the better of Louth in Newbridge
The Lilywhites struck late to keep their All-Ireland SFC hopes alive.
# County Colours
18 signs you're a sports fan from Louth
It’s the turn of the Wee County.
# Multi-talented
It's Rob Kearney's birthday, so here's a pic you may not have seen before
The rugby star was a keen GAA player in his younger days.
Division 2 FL: Louth too strong for Galway
The Wee County faced the Tribesmen in a re-arranged game in Drogheda this afternoon.
# Bright Starts
Leinster U21FC: Wins for Dublin, Laois and Meath
The three opening games in the preliminary round of the Cadbury’s Leinster U21 football championship took place tonight.
# Public Transport
Your 13 favourite people on public transport
Seat hogs, screaming babies and loud music – prepare yourself for another week of commuting bliss.
# Good start
Division Two FL: Wins for Galway, Westmeath, and Wexford
Laois showed their Division Two potential on Saturday night. How would the rest of the contenders fare on Sunday? Galway, Westmeath, and Wexford did well.
# Leinster GAA
O'Byrne Cup: Dublin and Kildare to clash in final
Jim Gavin and Kieran McGeeney will bring their teams together in search of silverware next weekend.
# Slideshow
In pictures: Our favourite images from this weekend's Gaelic football
Includes shots from Pairc Ui Rinn, Parnell Park and the Athletic Grounds and Celtic Park.
# Final whistle
Sunday's GAA results round-up
Catch up on all 19 of this afternoon’s games around the country.
# Drama
O'Byrne Cup: Late goal earns Royals a draw
An injury-time strike from Paddy Gilsenan allowed Mick O’Dowd’s men to dodge defeat in Navan this evening.
# Done Deal
Morgan Fuels new sponsors of Louth GAA
The former Armagh GAA sponsors are now set to be involved with the Leinster county for the next three years.
# Done Deal
It's official: O'Rourke named new Louth manager
The former All-Star has been appointed to the position on a two-year term.
Leinster Club GAA Round-Up
There were key matches in seven counties in the eastern province over the weekend.
# finals
Football decider showdowns in Louth, Wexford and Wicklow
There are three county senior titles down for decision in Leinster tomorrow.
# Final Prize
Louth SFC, Westmeath SFC and Wicklow SFC semi-final showdowns
There were county senior football final places on offer in the Wee County, the Lake County and the Garden County over the weekend.