A two-tier football championship moved a step closer to becoming a reality this week when two options for the proposed second-tier competition were circulated to counties competing in Divisions 3 and 4 of the Allianz League.
"I have no real interest in football at the moment, the last few weeks even training with the club I haven't really enjoyed it and I just don't have the hunger and the desire to give the commitment to Donegal."
At 11am today the GAA issued a rallying call to every one of its 2,000 clubs dotted throughout Ireland and the globe as part of the unveiling of the new GAA Manifesto - an affirmation of our mission, vision and shared values, as well as a celebration of the people who make our Association what it is.
Three weeks after they were crowned All-Ireland club champions for a seventh time, Ballyhale Shamrocks suffered a shock 3-15 to 2-22 defeat to Clara in the first round of the Kilkenny SHL in Callan yesterday.
"There's a guy at home, Kieran O'Connor from Aghada and he's going through an enormous battle and just to let him know that we are thinking of him. He played football for Cork. He gave his life to sport and he's a real fan of mine - this one's for Kieran."
St Kieran's, Kilkenny have been crowned Croke Cup champions for the fifth time in six years and a 23rd time in all after finishing strongly to edge out Presentation College, Athenry in a thrilling final at Bord na Mona O'Connor Park in Tullamore.
St Raphael's College became the first Galway winners of the Paddy Buggy Cup after withstanding a late rally by Castlecomer Community School in an exciting All-Ireland PP Schools SHC 'B' final at Bord na Mona Park, Tullamore.
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