In a highly unusual move, the Tipperary county board last night ratified current assistant manager to the county’s hurlers Michael Ryan, to take the reins from Eamonn O’Shea in a year’s time.
O’Shea will see out a third year in charge before Ryan takes over Tipperary full time. The Upperchurch/Drombane clubman will be given a two-year term unt [..]
Former Offaly All-Ireland winning manager Eugene McGee claims that some inter-county managers are banking as much as €50,000 per year.
While the claim may not be entirely surprising, the fact that a leading figure within the GAA is willing to come out and state this is worthy of note.
McGee’s autobiography is out today, and extracts of it [..]
The Irish soccer fans did a fantastic rendition of the ‘stand up’, ‘sit down’ chant in Poland at Euro 2012, and the Rockies did their own version before last Sunday’s Kerry club final.
The decider was held in Austin Stacks Park in Tralee, a home venue for the Rockies, so they made their presence felt in the town on their way to the game.
Cork dual star Aidan Walsh will only don a helmet next year, as he has chosen to play with Jimmy Barry Murphy’s hurlers over Brian Cuthbert’s footballers.
Walsh played both codes at senior inter-county level for the first time in 2014. He had focused more on football before that, and has an All-Ireland medal and two All-Star awards in his back [..]
The Gortnahoe/Glengoole club will undertake a unique initiative on St. Stephen’s Day.
A substantial number of the Tipperary club’s players have emigrated to far flung places across the planet in recent years. London, Hong Kong and Australia have been some of the destinations the club’s young men have travelled to in search of work and advent [..]
While most of us were dying with a hangover on Monday, counting down the hours til we had to go back to bed and get up for work yesterday, Bertie McLoughlin was doing something unusual and commendable.
Bertie travelled to each of the 59 club grounds in his native Meath. His efforts are in aid of Mental Health Ireland, for whom he wants to rais [..]
Current county champions Glenswilly
Galway have had their fair share of problems in recent weeks with player eligibility issues, and now the Donegal county board have a similar headache.
The SFC final between Glenswilly and St. Eunan’s is fixed for Ballybofey, on Sunday at 4pm, but it may not yet b [..]
Despite the fact that Turloughmore have been thrown out of the Galway SHC for a second time, they are set to lodge another appeal.
Galway Bay FM reports there are fears in the county that the SHC won’t be concluded until 2015, if Turloughmore go ahead with a third appeal to the Connacht Council.
The Disputes Resolution Authority (DRA) order [..]