Gaelic Players Association launches Student Report 2019 – Lives of student inter-county players are a juggling act

The Gaelic Players Association (GPA) has revealed the latest insights into the lives of over a third of its members, who are third-level students. 63% of the GPA’s student-members are 21 – 24 years of age and 93% are full-time students, and all of them face the specific challenge of managing the demands of being […]

Gaelic Players Association (GPA) and Women’s Gaelic Players Association (WGPA) to benefit from further two year extension to the “Jim Madden Leadership Programme”

Application Process for 2020 is now open   Today, the Gaelic Players Association (GPA) and the Madden family announced a further two-year extension to the internationally acclaimed Jim Madden Leadership Programme. The Jim Madden Programme is a bespoke leadership and development programme for county players from hurling, football, camogie and ladies football to help them […]

Tipperary’s 1989 All-Ireland winning hurling team will be honoured by Gaelic Players Association

Tipperary’s 1989 All-Ireland winning hurling team will be honoured at the Gaelic Player Association’s (GPA) Hurling Legends Lunch on the eve of the All-Ireland Hurling final. The victorious team will be celebrated at a lunch on Saturday 17th August in Croke Park. Tipperary’s 1989 All-Ireland winning team, captained by Bobby Ryan, beat Antrim 4-24 to […]

GPA Lifetime Achievement Award for Jimmy Finn from Borris Ileigh GAA Club

Next Saturday, September 19th, will be a very special day for Tipperary hurling legend Jimmy Finn from the Borris Ileigh club as he will be honoured by the Gaelic Players Association at the annual Former Players Event in the Hogan Suite, Croke Park at 2.30pm Jimmy will be presented with the prestigious GPA Lifetime Achievement […]