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# the toughest

Last year
2022
# the toughest
6 talking points after Ballygunner and Kilcoo win on a truly great All-Ireland club final day
The Waterford and Down clubs reached the All-Ireland summit.
All time
# the toughest
Big name exits and new champions - why the All-Ireland club title race looks wide open
The 2021-22 All-Ireland club championship is a novel looking one.
# the toughest
'You cut a deal with yourself - 'I will do this and I know it will be bad, but I will recover'
Two-time Olympic rower Paul Griffin talks to The42 about his career, and what it takes to reach the top of one of the world’s toughest sports.
AS IT HAPPENED
Corofin (Galway) v Kilcoo (Down), All-Ireland SFC club final
The Galway club are chasing three-in-a-row.
# Have your say
Poll: Who do you think will win today's All-Ireland senior club finals?
The Tommy Moore and Andy Merrigan Cups were on offer in Croke Park today.
# the toughest
6 All-Ireland club finals in 8-day period in Croke Park as GAA confirm schedule
There will be three January double-headers on the agenda.
# the toughest
January fixture details and line-ups confirmed for All-Ireland senior club semi-finals
The games will take place on the weekend of 4-5 January.
# the toughest
'There were slaps every now and again, a few stitches. Those were actually from the girl cousins'
Katie O’Connor will captain the St Martin’s camogie club into the All-Ireland senior final this weekend.
# Hale to the Chiefs
Colin Fennelly scores sensational 4-4 to book Ballyhale's place in Leinster SHC final
Henry Shefflin’s side were 16-point winners against Naomh Éanna of Gorey.
AS IT HAPPENED
St Jude's v Kilmacud Crokes, Dublin senior football championship final
Catch up on all of the action from Parnell Park in our minute-by-minute report.
# Football men
'My first touch in Gaelic football': Vialli and Redknapp get to grips with their new GAA clubs
In this week’s episode of The Toughest, Luca is told all about the amateur ethos of the GAA.
# the toughest
Italian legend Vialli and ex-Premier League boss Redknapp to manage GAA clubs
The pair are to feature in a mini-series that will renew the 1998 All-Ireland club rivalry between Erin’s Isle and Castlehaven.
# the toughest
Commuting from Coventry and pucking about on a rugby pitch: One hurler's journey to Saturday's All-Ireland final
David Breen is a physio with English Premiership Rugby side Wasps, and has been travelling back and forth to play in the All-Ireland hurling championship with Na Piarsaigh.
AS IT HAPPENED
Cuala v Liam Mellows, All-Ireland club hurling semi-final
Today’s second semi-final throws in at 4pm in Semple Stadium.
# Simply Red
'We didn't fear Vincent's... maybe it's Rathnew's spirit or pure ignorance, I don't know'
After dumping out the Dublin kingpins, Rathnew set their sights on a Leinster title challenge.
# Road Trip
Jeff and Kammy's Journey to Croker reaches its final destination
The pair have a wander around GAA HQ after dropping in to pay Dublin star Jonny Cooper a visit.
# Westport Men
All-Ireland club wins and torn cruciates - Keegan backs 'best friend' to recover
Mayo defender Kevin Keane saw his 2017 season end on All-Ireland club final day.
# we go again
3 weeks after winning the club All-Ireland, Dr Crokes know their 2017 Kerry SFC opponents
The full draw was made last night.
# History makers
'Sitting on the bus, I watched it and nearly broke down in tears'
Cuala became the first Dublin club yesterday to win the All-Ireland senior hurling title.
AS IT HAPPENED
Dr Crokes v Slaughtneil, All-Ireland senior club football final
The Kerry champions triumph.
AS IT HAPPENED
Ballyea v Cuala, All-Ireland senior club hurling final
The Dublin champions are celebrating.
# Paddy's Day deciders
The Gooch's big chance, taming Tony Kelly and more All-Ireland club final talking points
Key questions will be answered in the 2017 AIB All-Ireland senior club hurling and football finals.
# the toughest
Poll: Who do you think will win today’s All-Ireland club finals at Croke Park?
Cuala, Ballyea, Dr Crokes and Slaughtneil are the four clubs involved.
# Let's Get Quizzical
Quiz – Can you recognise these All-Ireland club final hurling and football teams?
It’s time to test your knowledge of the GAA on St Patrick’s Day.
# the toughest
Watch: Short documentary chronicles Cuala's remarkable rise to an All-Ireland final
The Dublin champions take on Ballyea in Friday’s decider at Croke Park.
# expert view
Analysis: The skill and class of Cooper and O'Leary have been key to Dr Crokes' All-Ireland club hopes
The42′s columnist Rob Carroll takes a closer look at the Kerry senior attacking duo before the All-Ireland senior club final.
# Cool As Ice
'When I saw how intense it was, it did scare me': Lee Chin's ice hockey experiment in Vancouver
Wexford hurler spent time on the ice with NHL side Vancouver Canucks.
# Wait and See
Chrissy McKaigue isn't a fan of the Super 8 but hails Paraic Duffy as 'a tremendous leader'
The Slaughtneil star feels that club GAA is the ‘biggest jewel in the GAA’s crown’.
# Bouncing Back
'Off the field he's irreplaceable ' - Praise for Clare's Ryan who is out for year on medical advice
Tony Kelly has backed his team-mate Conor Ryan to recover.
# heartfelt
'He’d be a massively proud man. It’s just unfortunate that he missed the biggest match of our lives'
Eilís Ní Chaiside spoke of her late father Thomas following Slaughtneil’s magnificent AIB All-Ireland Camogie Senior Club final.
# the toughest
Step one of double dream complete as Slaughtneil deliver emotional victory
The Derry side edged past Sarsfields in Croke Park in front of a record attendance.
# the toughest
Watch live: Four sides battle for historic All-Ireland glory in the camogie club finals
It’s set to be a busy afternoon in Croke Park.
# Job Swap
Watch: Michael Murphy and Shane Williams swap sports in 'The Toughest Trade'
Donegal star Murphy tries rugby in Clermont while Wales legend Williams togs off with Glenswilly.
# Michael Murphy
Call for August Bank Holiday All-Ireland final and Donegal's 'frank' Super 8 meeting
Donegal captain Michael Murphy on the problems that still exist after last weekend’s GAA Congress.
# the toughest
Sibling rivalry: Brothers to line out on opposite sides in Cuala-Ballyea All-Ireland final
It will be an interesting few weeks for Aonghus and Niall Keane.
# the toughest trade
Murphy on playing against 'monsters' and Williams tackles the 'most tiring skill session he's ever done'
The Donegal man even gets away a tidy-looking offload in this teaser for ‘The Toughest Trade’.
# the toughest
TV dates have been confirmed for this year's 'Toughest Trade' in a new trailer
Wales rugby legend Shane Williams is one of the professional athletes taking part in the documentary.
# the toughest
Watch live: Four teams battle for Croke Park glory in the All-Ireland club football finals
It’s set to be another busy afternoon in HQ.
# the toughest
Tormented by injury, Richie Power celebrates 'perfect end' with Carrickshock in All-Ireland
Power and Carrickshock were 15-point winners against Ahascragh-Fohenagh of Galway on Saturday.
# Club Croker
All-Ireland club final day, Kerry breakthroughs and Jack O'Shea's son as boss
Darran O’Sullivan chases glory today with Glenbeigh-Glencar.