The Gaelic Athletic Association (Irish: Cumann Lúthchleas Gael) is an amateur Irish and international cultural and sporting organisation focused primarily on promoting Gaelic games, which include the traditional Irish sports of hurling, camogie, Gaelic football, handball and rounders. The GAA also promotes Irish music and dance, and the Irish language.
# gaa - Saturday 8 March, 2014
Shane Dooley starts, while Dan Kelleher, Brian Watkins and Sean Gardner are among those missing out.
# gaa - Friday 7 March, 2014
Now fewer than eight changes for the Cats.
Plenty at stake between Tipperary and Clare while Galway need a solid display.
From Kerry’s relegation battle to the refereeing of ‘steps’.
The teams clash in Fitzgerald Stadium on Sunday.
It’s a busy weekend of GAA action.
The Rebels travel to Tralee for next Wednesday’s Munster quarter-final.
Jason Ryan’s side travel to Croke Park for their Division 1 clash.
Mick O’Dowd’s side travel to Ballybofey on Sunday.
# gaa - Thursday 6 March, 2014
The Clontarf man replaces Eric Lowndes at right half back for the Croke Park clash.
A fortnight on from their 10-goal shoot-out with Kilkenny, the Premier County have largely kept faith with the team ahead of a duel with the All-Ireland champions Clare.
It’s north v south in NFL Division one this Sunday.
The former Rebel County dual star features in the popular programme this weekend.
The top two teams in Division 1B face off at the Gaelic Grounds on Sunday.
Residents have criticised the move as a “cosmetic PR exercise”.
# gaa - Wednesday 5 March, 2014
There was extra-time in Portlaoise and Dundalk tonight.
Offaly had a four-point success away to Kildare in Athy tonight.
Eric Lowndes and Michael Deegan bagged Dublin’s goals.
Kildare, Offaly, Carlow, Dublin, Laois, Longford, Meath and Louth were all in action.
They have much more than just maple syrup in Canada, you know.
When commitment and sport combine, wood is liable to shatter.
That’ll teach him not to score against the Dubs.
The Dublin champions have a full squad to pick from now for their meeting with Castlebar Mitchels.
Kildare get this year’s Leinster U21 football campaign underway with a clash against Offaly in Athy at 7.30pm.
# gaa - Tuesday 4 March, 2014
Five GAA stars pitted their motivational skills against each other.
The 29 year-old scored 1-3 for Cork in last Saturday’s win over Dublin in Croke Park.
# gaa - Monday 3 March, 2014
WIT and UCC took the main honours as the third-level competitions drew to a close this weekend.
There was plenty to debate from the weekend’s action.
The teams meet at the Leinster quarter-final stage in Dundalk on Wednesday night.
We didn’t realise he was up for the match.
The Down forward has hung up his boots after injuries plagued him in recent campaigns.
It was a busy weekend in the Allianz football leagues while the All-Ireland camogie finals also took place.
Colm O’Neill made his long-awaited comeback from injury on Saturday night in Croke Park.
# gaa - Sunday 2 March, 2014
Ultimately, Emer Watson edged out Rebecca Hennelly in a free-taking war of attrition.
The Kingdom failed to register a score for the final 20 minutes of play.
Early scores from Cailean O’Boyle and Benny Heron had the Oakleaf County in command.
Longford edged out Fermanagh and Cavan had too much firepower for a disappointing Wexford side.
Kerry, Mayo and Tyrone are all in action this afternoon.
Kerry face Cork on March 12th in the Munster U21 football quarter-final.
Victory went to Cork by 1-17 to 0-18 last night.
# gaa - Saturday 1 March, 2014
Brian Cuthbert’s side had two points to spare over Jim Gavin’s team in tonight’s Division 1 football league tie.