#55 - Preview: Tyrone v Derry, Mayo v Monaghan, Cavan v Down and Motions at Congress

This week the lads preview Tyrone v Derry, Mayo v Monaghan, Cavan v Down. They also discuss some of the motions and ...

Autumn All-Irelands and Christmas County Finals - is the GAA fixture list broken?

By Patrick Savage With last weekend bringing the semi-finals of the AIB All Ireland club football championships, as well as the conclusion of the ...

#54 - Slaughtneil & Corofin win, Rossa's All-Ireland title, Bentley's Cross debut and Antrim's NHL defeat

Today's show sees us cover Slaughtneil and Corofin's All-Ireland semi final victories, Rossa's All-Ireland IHC title, Antrim's agonising defeat to Wexford in ...

#55 - Preview: Tyrone v Derry, Mayo v Monaghan, Cavan v Down

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#54 - Slaughtneil & Corofin win, Rossa's All-Ireland title, Bentley's Cross debut

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#55 – Preview: Tyrone v Derry, Mayo v Monaghan, Cavan v Down and Motions at Congress

February 27, 2015 at 7:47 am
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This week the lads preview Tyrone v Derry, Mayo v Monaghan, Cavan v Down. They also discuss some of the motions and potential new rules that will come up at the GAA congress. The show is hosted by GAA Scores’ Conor Donnelly, alongside Ronan Scott and Niall McCoy. If you’d like to get involved don’t hesitate to get in contact. Either tweet us via @Gaelic_Life or @GAAscores. Alternatively you can send an email to either editor@gaeliclife.com or info@gaascores.com. Previous shows

#54 – Slaughtneil & Corofin win, Rossa’s All-Ireland title, Bentley’s Cross debut and Antrim’s NHL defeat

February 20, 2015 at 12:05 am
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Today’s show sees us cover Slaughtneil and Corofin’s All-Ireland semi final victories, Rossa’s All-Ireland IHC title, Antrim’s agonising defeat to Wexford in the NHL as well as Dublin’s surprising comfortable victory over 2014 All-Ireland finalists, Tipperary. As well as that Niall reports back on David Bentley’s foray into Gaelic Games as he witnessed the former Premier League player’s debut for Crossmaglen. The show is hosted by GAA Scores’ Conor Donnelly, alongside Ronan Scott, Niall McCoy and Pearse Corcoran. If you’d like to get involved don’t hesitate to get in contact. Either tweet us via @Gaelic_life or @GAAscores. Alternatively you can send an […]

Autumn All-Irelands and Christmas County Finals – is the GAA fixture list broken?

February 19, 2015 at 11:47 pm
Dublin v Mayo - GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Championship Final

By Patrick Savage With last weekend bringing the semi-finals of the AIB All Ireland club football championships, as well as the conclusion of the intermediate and junior grades in both codes, it is perhaps an apt time at which to consider how reform of the structure of these championships might impact upon the GAA season as a whole. There can be little doubt that a revamp is required of a system which sees Slaughtneil play seven matches in eleven Autumn weeks before being void of action for an identical period immediately prior to their dramatic victory in Portlaoise. In Munster, the […]

EirGrid unveiled as the new sponsor of the GAA Football U21 All-Ireland Championship

February 16, 2015 at 12:35 pm
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‘EirGrid 21 U21s’ awards scheme announced as part of the new sponsorship EirGrid were formally announced as the new title sponsor of the GAA Football U21 All-Ireland Championship at Croke Park this morning (February 16th).  EirGrid, the state-owned company that manages and develops Ireland’s electricity grid, has committed their backing for three years. This competition will now be called the EirGrid GAA Football U21 All-Ireland Championship. Players from all four provinces and EirGrid Ambassadors Bryan Cullen and Michael Meehan, who both have winners’ medals from this championship, joined Uachtarán Chumann Luthcleas Gael Liam O’Neill and EirGrid Chief Executive Fintan Slye […]

#53 – Rossa & Slaughtneil gunning for All-Ireland glory

February 12, 2015 at 11:10 pm
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Welcome back! It’s a new season, and like Donegal and Mayo we’re shaking it up to make an even bigger impact on the Championship this year! GAA Scores have joined up with Gaelic Life to bring unrivalled Ulster GAA coverage to the airwaves. The show is hosted by GAA Scores’ Conor Donnelly, alongside Ronan Scott, Niall McCoy and Ciaran Woods of Gaelic Life. Topics in this show include Joe Brolly’s trip to Kerry, Tyrone’s situation as well as Rossa and Slaughtneil’s All-Ireland dreams. In addition to that we look ahead to the Ulster contingent’s NHL openers from Antrim to Donegal. If […]

GAA Scores announce joint venture podcast with Gaelic Life

February 12, 2015 at 1:08 pm
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We’re delighted to announce our new podcast for the 2015 season, in association with the Gaelic Life. The first episode will be live on Friday  13th February and will provide an introduction in what we hope will be perfect accompaniment to your Ulster GAA action. The show will be hosted by GAA Scores founder, Conor Donnelly, alongside members of the Gaelic Life team as well as special guests such as current and former players and managers. If you’d like to get involved, whether you want to make a point about one of the Gaelic Life columnists, or you want to […]

Preview: Predictions of tight competition proving to be on the mark

February 9, 2015 at 10:33 pm
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Predictions that this season’s Allianz Football League would be extremely tight are so far proving right on the mark. Only five counties, Cork (Div 1), Galway (Div 2), Armagh, Fermanagh (Div 3) and Offaly (Div 4) have won their first two games. Only six counties, Derry (Div 1), Laois, Kildare (Div 2), Sligo, Wexford (Div 3) and London (Div 4) have failed to pick up any points. Round 3 will be played on the weekend of February 28/March 1. Cork’s away win over Monaghan in Castleblayney leaves them top of Division 1 on four points but Monaghan, Dublin, Kerry, Mayo, […]

Preview: Allianz Hurling League set for exciting take-off

February 9, 2015 at 10:28 pm
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The sparring is over and the big-hitters are ready for action when the 2015 Allianz Hurling League gets underway this weekend. Sixteen games feature on the busy programme across the various divisions, led by some very interesting attractions in Divisions 1A and 1B, in particular. The honour of launching 1A falls to Cork and Kilkenny, who meet in Pairc Ui Rinn on Saturday night. The game will be covered live by Setanta Ireland. All-Ireland champions, Kilkenny are setting out in pursuit of their fourth successive League title whereas it’s 17 years since Cork last took the crown. Cork were in […]

Preview: Croke Park set to host biggest crowd of the weekend

February 4, 2015 at 10:28 pm
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Croke Park’s first Allianz Football League fixture of 2015, featuring a repeat of last year’s All-Ireland semi-final when Donegal beat Dublin, tops a lengthy list of attractions in Round 2 next weekend. It throws in at 7.0 while the remaining three Division 1 games will be on Sunday. On TV…. Saturday: Dublin v Donegal, Setanta Ireland; Meath v Kildare Setanta 1 Sunday: Mayo v Tyrone (live); Monaghan v Cork (deferred) TG4 DIVISION 1: EARLY PRESSURE ON ALL-IRELAND AND ALLIANZ LEAGUE CHAMPIONS Next Saturday: Dublin v Donegal, Croke Park, Croke Park (7.0); Sunday (2.0): Derry v Kerry, Celtic Park; Mayo v […]

Preview: Allianz Football League ready for take-off

January 29, 2015 at 11:06 pm
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It’s Allianz Football League time as the 2015 season launches next weekend with action at sixteen venues across all four Divisions. Between then and finals weekend on April 25/26, a total of 118 games will be played to decide the various Divisional winners, plus relegation and promotion issues. It promises to be quite a campaign in a hectic period where every county is guaranteed a minimum of seven games in a true test of their staying power. Dublin head into the first round against Cork in Páirc Uí Rinn next Sunday as two-time Division 1 champions, having completed the double […]