Video: Croke Park looking fantastic in this World Cup clip

With the bid for the Rugby 2023 World Cup approaching a clip has been released showcasing some iconic stadiums which will be at the centre of the push to bring the decorated competition to these shores.

Lidl All-Ireland PPS finals preview

The Lidl Senior All Ireland Post Primary School's Finals take place this weekend when Cusack Park (Mullingar) and O'Moore Park (Laois) host the Senior A, B and C Finals.

TG4 to stream live matches online

TG4, the Irish language TV service has announced the launching of a new on-line streaming service that will provide live free to view coverage world-wide containing an attractive fixture list of GAA matches.

Black card net should be widened - Earley

Paul Earley believes the number offences meriting black cards should be increased and that punishments should be more severe.

O'Driscoll: Ireland would have to give up gaelic football to match All Blacks

Brian O'Driscoll says the only way Ireland could ever match New Zealand in rugby would be to ditch gaelic football.

St Pauls Clonmellon notes

Well done to all who braved the elements and marched representing the club in the Clonmellon St. Patricks Day Parade.

HS football team of the week

13 counties are represented on our football team of the week following round 5 of the Allianz Football Leagues...

Top scorers: Heslin stretches his lead

John Heslin remains on course to be the Allianz Football League's leading scorer after getting into double figures once again yesterday.

Killucan club notes

The numbers drawn in the Killucan Gaa Club lotto held in Cunningham's on the 13th of March were 13,17,25 and 27.

Launch of 'Jersey for Ben'

Three sports clubs have come together to remember teenager Ben Murray, who died suddenly on New Year's Eve.

Athlone club notes

With no league games this St Patrick's weekend, our seniors hosted Offaly's Ballycumber in a challenge on Thursday night.

GAA tweets of the week

The Allianz Football Leagues threw up a few surprise results over the weekend while Dr Crokes and Cuala both reached the promised land...

Maryland GAA club notes

Division 2 - vs Bunbrosna @ 4pm on Saturday 25th. Div 6 - vs Milltown @ 11.30am on Sunday 26th, Venue to be confirmed(Please check social media for update on location).

What they said ... the weekend in quotes

"The pleasing thing was the team turned up in its entirety and played to their ability. And then we have some outstanding individual performances on top of that. We need that all the time. Hopefully this is the start."

Coralstown/Kinnegad club notes

The Club wishes to extend its deepest sympathy to Seamus Glennon and his family on the recent death of his brother Chris(Tullamore) and also to the Leavy family on the recent death of Paddy Leavy (The Downs).