This weekend’s action on the box

THERE was another weekend at the peak of the championship. Here is where you can tune into SATURDAY TG4: 1.30pm -GAA Beo Live coverage of the Ladies All-Ireland clash between Galway and Mayo. RTE2: 3pm – The Saturday Game Live Live coverage of the Tailteann Cup final between Down and Meath at Croke Park. Advertisement […]

GAA issue notice to fans ahead of weekend game in Croke Park

AHEAD of a busy weekend of football matches and large crowds attending at Croke Park on Saturday and Sunday, the Association wishes to advise supporters traveling to the matches to be conscious of the following information: Arrive early, stiles are open at 1.30pm on Saturday and 12.30pm on Sunday. Have your ticket downloaded in advance. […]

Building on a great tradition

By Shaun Casey IT’S a wet and dreary Tuesday evening, but even the drizzling rain can’t dampen the soaring spirits around Páirc Esler. Ahead of the Tailteann Cup final showdown with Meath and a return to the theatre of dreams that is Croke Park, Down are holding an opening training session where fans of all […]

All-Ireland semi-final details announced

By Michael McMullan THE GAA have finalised the semi-final details of this year’s All-Ireland SFC series. Champions Kerry will take on Derry on Sunday, July 16 at 4pm, a game which will be preceded by the All-Ireland JFC final. Dublin’s game with Monaghan take place the previous day, Saturday, July 15 (5.30pm) with the Tailteann […]

Croker dream coming true for Kerr

TAILTEANN CUP SEMI-FINAL Down v Laois Sunday, Croke Park, 4pm (LIVE ON RTÉ) By Shaun Casey Advertisement EVERY youngster’s dream is to strip out in their county’s colours and run out on to the Croke Park turf. Liam Kerr will get the chance to fulfil that ambition this weekend as Down take on Laois. And […]

Tailteann Cup semi-final draw

By Michael McMullan THE draw for the Tailteann Cup semi-finals was made on Monday morning with Antrim manager Andy McEntee set to face his native Meath. Down v Laois Meath v Antrim The semi-finals will be played at Croke Park on Sunday. Advertisement Down and Meath were kept apart in the draw after crossing paths […]

Antrim hoping to maintain their winning run says McAleese

By Shaun Casey WINNING is a habit and it’s one that Antrim are determined to keep. That’s the message from half-back Dermot McAleese ahead of Sunday’s Tailteann Cup quarter-final (Corrigan Park 1pm). Antrim are unbeaten in the second-tier competition having finished top of their group with wins over Leitrim, Wexford and Fermanagh, so confidence in […]

Magill major secures semi spot for Down

Cavan 0-15 Down 1-17 DOWN booked their spot in the semi-final of the Tailteann Cup with a five point victory in Kingspan Breffni Park on Saturday afternoon. Danny Magill’s 68th goal sealed the deal for Conor Laverty’s side, who led for the majority of the game. Both teams utilised the mark to great effect in […]