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This year
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Shine leads the way as fast start helps Kerry past Cork in Munster U20 final
Kerry made a blistering start at Páirc Uí Chaoimh, scoring 2-1 inside three-and-a-half minutes.
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Sligo's Summerhill claim thrilling Hogan Cup semi-final win over Kerry's St Brendan's
The other semi-final saw Omagh CBS defeat Naas CBS 4-15 to 0-7.
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Six players to watch as UCC meet UL in the Sigerson Cup final
A goal-poacher turned goalkeeper from Cork and a free-scoring Leitrim midfielder are among those who could shine in Wednesday’s Sigerson Cup final.
# eyes peeled
The young footballers to watch in the 2023 Allianz League
Here’s six rising stars to keep an eye on.
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Eight young hurlers to watch in the 2023 season
Who are the young hurlers to keep an eye on this year?
Last year
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Derry, Dublin and Galway players nominated for Young Footballer of the Year award
The winner will be announced in October.
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Kerry make two changes and Cork stick with same side for Munster minor football final
Throw-in tomorrow night in Páirc Uí Rinn is 7.30pm.
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Dublin and Kildare set up meeting in Leinster minor football final
Dublin defeated Offaly and Kildare beat Wicklow in this evening’s semi-finals.
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Wexford hold off Laois in Leinster U20 tie, Clare and Limerick claim Munster minor wins
Underage age provincial hurling action took place tonight.
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Tipperary and Cork claim victories as Munster minor hurling action begins
The Fraher Field and Austin Stack Park hosted tonight’s games.
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6 players from Galway as 8 counties feature in Rising Stars Hurling Team of the Year
Fitzgibbon Cup winners UL have six players selected.
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6 young players to watch in this year's League of Ireland Premier Division
Ahead of the new season kick off, we pick out some of the players ready to make a name for themselves.
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Galway, Kerry and Wexford schools celebrate GAA senior provincial final wins
The silverware is heading to Tuam, Killarney and New Ross.
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MTU Kerry fire home four goals in Sigerson Cup win over MTU Cork
Elsewhere tonight NUI Galway defeated Queen’s University Belfast.
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9 young footballers to watch in the 2022 GAA season
We take a look at the youngsters that might shine at senior level this year.
All time
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Here are the draws for the 2022 Fitzgibbon and Sigerson Cup competitions
This year’s finals will be played at IT Carlow.
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The six nominees revealed for RTÉ Young Sportperson of the Year
The awards take place next Saturday night on RTÉ One.
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9 of Cork's All-Ireland winners included in minor hurling awards
Jack Leahy has been chosen as the Player of the Year for the minor hurling grade.
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Derry and Kerry players star as the 2020 Minor Football Team of the Year is selected
Derry won the recent final by 2-12 to 1-14 against Kerry in Tullamore.
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Joe Schmidt touches base with former sidekick to wish Ireland's Under 20s luck
The Irish Under 20 side begin their Six Nations campaign against Scotland today and face five games in 24 days.
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Young duo share French Open spotlight with record-breaker Novak Djokovic
‘I think we are the future of Italian tennis, and of tennis in general’, said Lorenzo Musetti of he and Jannik Sinner.
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All-Ireland champions Galway lead the way with 6 players landing U20 football awards
Jack Glynn won the Player of the Year award with Donal Ó Fátharta claiming the Manager of the Year award.
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Mayo trio to contest Young Footballer of the Year award as nominees revealed
Oisín Mullin, Eoghan McLaughlin and Tommy Conroy are in the running.
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9 young hurlers to watch in the 2021 GAA season
These talented players could make their mark this season.
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Limerick and Tipperary set up Munster minor final meeting after semi-final victories
Limerick saw off Cork in Thurles while Tipperary defeated Waterford in Páirc Uí Rinn.
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Young forward duo added to Cork senior hurling squad after impressive club form
Alan Connolly and Shane Barrett have been added to the senior hurling setup.
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Monaghan forward takes top award as champions DCU clinch six places on Football Team of the Year
David Garland was honoured with the Footballer of the Year gong.
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Here are the draws for the 2020 Fitzgibbon and Sigerson Cup competitions
UCC are the reigning champions in both competitions.
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Kerry duo and Armagh forward to contest Young Footballer of the Year award
Sean O’Shea, David Clifford and Rian O’Neill are all in the running.
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Tipperary aim to keep their hurling party going, Cork seek All-Ireland breakthrough
The counties meet this evening in the Bord Gáis Energy All-Ireland U20 hurling decider.
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Parrott nets double for Spurs U23s as teenage goalkeeper Bazunu starts in goal for Man City
Promising Irish stars Troy Parrott and Gavin Bazunu went head-to-head in the Premier League 2 on Friday.
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Here are the groups for Munster's Dr Harty Cup and Corn Uí Mhuirí next season
The draws have been made for the 2019-20 competitions.
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Limerick All-Ireland winner and Kerry star named in Sigerson and Fitzgibbon Cup teams of 2019
Sean O’Shea and Aaron Gillane have both earned inclusions on the teams.
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10 young hurlers who impressed on the senior stage this year
From Darragh Fitzgibbon to Kyle Hayes, it’s been a bright year for hurling’s top prospects.
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Comer, McCarthy, Forde and Cleary amongst the inter-county stars honoured in Sigerson and Fitzgibbon teams of the year
UCD and UL were this season’s third-level champions.
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Eyes peeled! 9 young Gaelic footballers to watch in 2018
It could be a big season for this bunch of players.
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The young and the restless: 10 young hurlers who burst onto the scene in 2017
From Mark Coleman to Peter Casey, it’s been a bright year for hurling’s young prospects.
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Here are the draws for the 2018 Sigerson and Fitzgibbon Cup competitions
Reigning champions St Mary’s and Mary Immaculate College discovered their fate.
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Gillane the star man as Limerick, Kilkenny, Galway and Cork players make U21 team of the year
Patrickswell forward Gillane hit 0-44 en route to Limerick’s All-Ireland title win.
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These are the four Irish actors tipped as 'ones to watch' in 2018
Keep an eye on this lot.