[Irish Independent] - IRELAND'S bid to stage the Rugby World Cup is likely to receive a significant boost today with the GAA beginning the process of making Croke Park and some other grounds available if the big event comes here. The Irish Independent understands that
[Irish Independent] - THE GAA are hoping to entice Cork supporters and neutrals alike to make the trip to Croke Park twice in a fortnight with a new ticketing initiative. In a package announced yesterday, fans can attend both Sunday's All-Ireland hurling semi-final between
[Irish Independent] - Pointedly, O hAilpin was in no rush to leave Croke Park. Last year, he was axed from Cork's plans and watched on as their season unfolded. To be back in GAA headquarters and complete 70 good minutes was to be savoured, despite the pain of defeat.
[thejournal.ie] - THE GAA HAVE further underlined their amateur status today after a meeting of central council. In a statement released following the meeting, the council expressed the wish that each county operate on a level playing field and each county adheres to
[Irish Times] - Croke Park would be needed for the final, as a venue with a capacity of at least 60,000 is required whereas a number of other provincial venues would also be required in order for the IRFU to propose sufficient locations to sustain their bid. The other
[Leitrim Observer] - On to rugby being played in Croke Park, Liam O'Neill said Ireland V England in Croker was the GAA's “best day - aside from our GAA finals.” Colm O'Rourke told the crowd laughing “We (Meath) played rugby long before the GAA allowed it in Croke Park!
[Kilkenny People] - KILKENNY IN THE SEMI FINAL - O'Loughlin Gaels GAA Club will, as usual, be running a bus to Croke Park for the All Ireland Hurling Semi Final between Tipperary and Kilkenny. Social chairman ,John Joe Cullen will have a list left in the club bar this week.
[Irish Examiner] - The Cavan official has been pencilled in for the Sunday, September 2 meeting of the Dubs and Mayo at Croke Park, following an announcement made by the GAA today. The first of the All-Ireland semi-finals will see Ulster champions Donegal taking on
[Donegal Democrat] - Donegal GAA officials will travel to Croke Park on Wednesday next, 15th August hopeful of securing the funding necessary to complete phase II the Centre of Excellence training facility at Convoy. At the recent Donegal Co. Committee meeting, the