Mayo’s Donal Vaughan has been named to start against Dublin on Saturday.

Donal Vaughan named in side to despite injury concern

 Galway manager Cyril Farrell is carried by jubilant supporters after Galway’s victory over Tipperary in the 1988 All-Ireland hurling final. Photograph:  Ray McManus/Sportsfile

A previously fitful presence, the county has become a stronghold of the game

The altercation between Dublin’s Diarmuid Connolly and Mayo’s Lee Keegan which saw Connolly receive a red card in the All-Ireland semi-final. He is now set to miss the replay with a one-match suspension. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

No other action to be taken after CCCC reviewed incidents from Sunday’s game

Andy Moran celebrates scoring a late equalising point for his side to forace a replay in the All-Ireland senior football championship semi-final between Dublin and Mayo. Photo: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

Shocked Dublin concede 1-4 without reply during a frantic final 10 minutes

Cork’s Jimmy Barry-Murphy, pictured at his induction to the GAA Museum Hall of Fame, has stepped down as Cork senior hurling manager. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Rebels legend ends second stint in charge of senior side after four years

Mayo’s Andy Moran fires past Stephen Cluxton in the  2013 All-Ireland football final at Croke Park. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

Connacht champions are pushing hard to end 64-year All-Ireland drought

Aidan O’Shea’s move from centrefield to full forward has helped facilitate return to last four. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Connacht champions keep bouncing back in their quest for elusive All-Ireland title

Dublin fans create an atmosphere on Hill 16. Tickets for the county’s All-Ireland semi-final clash with Mayo sold out very quickly. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Croke Park feels its promotional and marketing policies have been a success

Jason Ryan has left his post as manager of the Kildare footballers after two years in charge. Photo: James Crombie/INPHO

Ryan spent two years in charge before suffering a huge defeat to kerry last month

Cork’s Jimmy Barry Murphy (left) and Dublin legend Jimmy Keaveney, who were inducted into the GAA Museum Hall of Fame at Croke Park, Dublin. Photograph: Matt Browne/Sportsfile.

Cork manager inducted into the GAA Museum Hall of Fame along with Dublin legend Jimmy Keaveney

Westport’s Lee Keegan will start for Mayo in their All-Ireland semi-final against Dublin in Croke Park. Photo: James Crombie/INPHO

Chris Barrett has come in to replace the injured Tom Cunniffe for Sunday’s game

Kerry’s Marc Ó Sé is shown a black card by referee Maurice Deegan who had a good match  in filthy conditions in the semi-final at Croke Park. Photogrraph: Andrew Paton/Inpho

Last week’s disciplinary decisions by the GAA deeply undermined match officials

Galway’s Peter Murphy, Kilkenny’s Kevin Fennelly, Galway’s Noel Lane, and Kilkenny’s John Henderson, all of whom played in the 1987 All-Ireland hurling final, at the launch of the Kilmacud Crokes Hurling Sevens. Photograph: Paul Mohan/Sportsfile

All-Ireland winner in 1987 and ’88 hoping Cunningham’s men can bring back Liam

Mayo joint-manager Noel Connelly: “We’ll be focusing on the way Dublin have changed their style of play and gone more defensive in the last year.”  Photo: Mike Shaughnessy/Inpho

Mayo joint-manager believes Jim Gavin's side have learned lessons from Donegal defeat

Wexford’s James Owens will referee his first senior All-Ireland hurling final next month. Photograph: Inpho

Askamore clubman gets first senior final after previously officiating at minor and under-21 All-Ireland

Connor McAliskey of Tyrone battles for possession with  Kerry’s Fionn Fitzgerald during the  All-Ireland SFC semi-final at  Croke Park. Photograph:  Cathal Noonan/Inpho

One third of their scores came from extended periods of possession

Kieran Donaghy clashes with Tiarna McCann during the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship semi-final between Kerry and Tyrone at Croke Park. Photo: Donall Farmer/INPHO

Kingdom book place in All-Ireland final but were made to work by Ulster side

Wexford’s Conor McDonald along with another senior panel player  Liam Ryan were All Star nominees last year. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

All-Ireland Under-21 hurling semi-final: Antrim v Wexford, Semple Stadium, 4pm – TG4

Tyrone manager Mickey Harte is up against the fourth All-Ireland-winning Kerry manager of his long management career. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Kerry have own questions to answer but have nous to overcome tight defences

Cian Lynch: the senior star has proved an influential figure for Limerick’s U-21s on their march to provincial glory. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

U-21 string bidding to make it a fourth All-Ireland final for the county this summer

Mayo’s Kevin Keane is red-carded by referee David Gough for striking Donegal’s Michael Murphy. The Central Hearings Committee has lifted the Mayo man’s subsequent suspension. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Central Hearing Committee’s decision has possibly opened up a Pandora’s box

James O’Donoghue has been named in Kerry’s full forward line for the All-Ireland SFC semi-final against Tyrone at Croke Park. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Tiernan McCann takes place in Tyrone side after proposed eight-week ban dropped

Jim McCorry, who has stepped down as the manager of Down. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

McCorry led county back to Division One but endured difficult championship campaign

Tipperary’s  Seamus Hennessey, Noel McGrath and James Barry celebrate the All-Ireland U-21 hurling final victory over Galway in 2010. But Tipp’s great season  failed to lead on to the expected glory. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Sunday represented a seismic change in fortunes since the 2010 All-Ireland U-21 final

 Shane Moloney’s point at the death booked Galway a place in the All-Ireland hurling final. Photograph: Inpho

Kilkenny lie in wait for Anthony Cunningham’s side after Shane Moloney seals tie

Tipperary  defence, backboned by Pádraic Maher, above, and James Barry has the collective nous and mobility to stay with Galway. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Munster champions capable of derailing opposition plans to reach final

Tipperary players celebrate beating Waterford to win the 2015 Munster Senior Hurling Championship final at Semple Stadium, Thurles. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho.

Hurling’s most iconic provincial title undermined by record in All-Ireland semis

Former Galway great Conor Hayes believes young players like Cathal Mannion (above) will have played six games minimum in this year’s championship, boosting their development. Photograph: James Crombie

Former All-Ireland winning captain believes provincial competition benefits Tribesmen

The attendance for the 1985 All-Ireland football semi-final of   Kerry against Monaghan was just 21,746, showing what a non-event these games could be. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

For all the agonising the current structures may be as good as it gets

Galway hurling minor manager Jeffrey Lynskey will oversee the Ireland team which plays Scotland in compromised rules. Photograph: James Crosbie/Inpho.

Leinster’s decision not to allow underage outsiders into province is hurting hurling’s development

 TJ Reid celebrates scoring his goal against Waterford. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Seán Moran and Malachy Clerkin on Kilkenny’s dominance in semi-finals and Monaghan’s inability to reach the next level

TJ Reid scores Kilkenny’s goal despite the attention of Waterford’s  Barry Coughlan during the  All-Ireland SHC semi-final at Croke Park. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

Spirited Waterford display falls short as champions dismantle their defensive system

Donegal’s Neil McGee can’t stop Aidan O’Shea of Mayo claim the ball on his way to scoring the opening goal Photo:INPHO/James Crombie

Two superb goals cap a dominant performance from Connacht champions

It will be interesting to see whether Donegal follow Mayo forward Aidan O’Shea or operate a more zonal approach in their defence. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho.

Donegal’s recent success may lead to their downfall

Willie O’Connor of Kilkenny holds possession ahead of Waterford’s Anthony Kirwan during the All-Ireland SHC semi-final of 1998 at Croke Park. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho.

A year after 1998 the hurling world began to change. That year’s All-Ireland semi-final could have marked a different starting poi(...)

Tyrone’s Peter Harte evades the close attention of Sligo’s Keelan Cawley in the All-Ireland Senior Championship Qualifiers Round B, which Tyrone won. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Match is the second quarter-final featuring Tyrone and Monaghan in three seasons

Brian Cuthbert: resigned following Cork’s qualifier defeat to Kildare in Thurles. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Statement defending Brian Cuthbert should not have blamed intercounty referee

Brian Cuthbert stepped down as Cork football manager after the county’s defeat to Kildare. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho.

County executive blame Pádraig Hughes for early exit in All-Ireland football championship

A crowd of 58,680 were present for Sunday’s All-Ireland football championship double header. Photograph: Inpho

Seán Moran and Gavin Cummiskey with the main talking points from the weekend

Kerry’s James O’Donoghue lies injured after he was tackled by Kildare goalkeeper Mark Donnellan during yesterday’s All-Ireland quarter-final at Croke Park. Photo: Donall Farmer

Legion player went down injured after tackle from Kildare goalkeeper Mark Donnellan

Kerry’s Colm Cooper palms home the first of his two goals in the All-Ireland quarter-final against Kildare at Croke Park. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Defending champions score seven second-half goals on return to Croke Park

New Ireland International Rules manager Joe Kernan: Photograph: Inpho.

Ireland manager about ready to name 45-man panel for Australian encounter

Donal Vaughan and Ger Cafferkey are both back in the Mayo line-up. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Sligo’s semi-final ambush likely to ensure champions won’t lose concentration

Colm McFadden, seen here in action against Derry in the Ulster semi-final, is playing his best football since Donegal’s All-Ireland win. Photograph: Andrew Paton/Presseye/Inpho

Monaghan likely to battle hard but superior firepower will be too much for challengers

Cork’s Kevin O’Driscoll in action against Kerry’s Paul Geaney who returns to the Kingdom’s starting line-up for the replay at Killarney. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Eamonn Fitzmaurice has addressed problem areas but Cork can still ask serious questions

“As a team we’ve forgotten about 2014, all we’re worried about is 2015,” says June’s Hurler of the Month, Tipperary’s John O’Dwyer. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

Tipperary forward is not dwelling on last year after winning a first Munster title

Once again there’s no place for Colm Cooper in the Kerry team to face Cork in this weekend’s Munster Senior Football Championship Final replay. Photo: Donall Farmer/INPHO

Eamonn Fitzmaurice has made a total of four changes to face Cork this weekend

Westmeath’s Kieran Martin picked up the GAA/GPA Opel Footballer of the Month award for June for his performance in Westmeath’s historic defeat of Meath in the Leinster semi-final last month. Photo: Dan Sheridan/INPHO

The Westmeath man picked up the Footballer of the Month award for June

Dublin manager Jim Gavin: As is evident from Gavin’s press conference last week, he and McGeeney attempted to keep the lid on the incident.   Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Are Dublin and Armagh actually content to allow this evasion of the rules in their name?

Clare’s Conor McGrath and Damien Cahalane of Cork clash during their qualifier round two meeting in Thurles. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Disappointing Clare side victim to a late scoring burst led by Patrick Horgan

Jason Forde in action for Tipperary against Limerick in the Munster senior hurling semi-final.  Making   his first provincial championship start, Forde scored 1-3 from play. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Waterford’s practised defence will be a formidable barrier but it can be breached

Cork’s Mark Ellis in action against Waterford’s Jamie Barron in the Munster hurling semi-final. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Darach Honan’s return for Fitzgerald’s side gives forward line added potency

Dublin and Ballymun Kickhams Davey Byrne will not be available for selection this weekend. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Dublin manager says Davey Byrne’s injuries not as serious as originally reported

Gaelic Players Association chief executive Dessie Farrell. Photograph: Sportsfile

Radical changes to format of All-Ireland series brought up for players’ discussion

Declan Hannon is in the Limerick side to face Dublin in their All-Ireland SHC qualifier Round 2 match on Saturday at Semple Stadium. Photograph: Inpho

All Star corner back Séamus Hickey and the talented Declan Hannon, both return for the match

Referee Pádraig Hughes consults with his umpires before awarding a penalty to Kerry. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Yet again the big talking points centre on the conundrums of hurling and football

Cork’s Colm O’Neill attempts a late free during the Munster final at Fitzgerald Stadium in Killarney. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

RTÉ would need Sky’s go-ahead to show game as qualifier occupies Saturday evening slot

Séamus “Cheddar” Plunkett: “Is the objective for the next 40 years to have an All-Ireland championship where only three counties can win it? Because we’ve had that for the last 40 years.” Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Laois manager claimed Association content with just few teams winning All-Irelands

Anthony Cunningham’s Galway produced a loose performance as they lost to Brian Cody’s Kilkenny at Croke Park on Sunday. Photograph: Inpho

Seán Moran, Gavin Cummiskey and Ian O’Riordan with the main talking points

TJ Reid scores Kilkenny’s goal during the  Leinster SHC Final against Galway at Croke Park. Photograph:  Tommy Grealy/Inpho

Brian Cody’s relentless drive brings 16th All-Ireland semi-final in 17 years

Cork defender James Loughrey: “Personally I’ll never forget the Munster final,” he said of last year, “and I’m sure a lot of the boys won’t, but collectively – it was just a game.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Cork will give provincial football title a rattle but Kingdom have attacking potential to win

Munster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Semi-Final, Gaelic Grounds, Limerick 21/6/2015Limerick vs TipperaryLimerick manager TJ RyanMandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

TJ Ryan’s displeasure at the humiliation by Tipperary is evident in the swingeing changes

  Top-scorer David Tubridy returns to the  Clare line-up. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Jack Sheedy’s side travel to Ennis seeking second win after Dublin drubbing

Séamus Harnedy: the return of their primary ball-winner will be a significant boost to Jimmy McCarthy’s Cork side. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Home advantage may not be enough to spur Model County on to a crucial victory

Niall McNamee has been the talisman for Offaly since the mid-2000s. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Niall McNamee in race to be fit after missing qualifier victory over Waterford

Offaly’s Michael Duignan is tackled by Clare full back Brian Lohan during the 1995 All-Ireland final at Croke Park. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Brian Lohan and Eamonn Cregan reflect on the All-Ireland final showdown of 1995

Fintan Goold returns to the Cork football team for Sunday’s Munster SFC final against Kerry in Killarney. Photograph: Andrew Paton/Inpho/Presseye

All-Ireland champions make five changes in total for Munster final

Kildare’s manager Jason Ryan reacts as his side concede a late free to Dublin during Sunday’s Leinster senior football semi-final at Croke Park. Photograph: Inpho

Declining competition levels in the province affect winners as well as losers

Kildare manager John Ryan reacts late on in their defeat to Dublin. Photo: James Crombie/INPHO

Seán Moran, Malachy Clerkin and Gavin Cummiskey look at the weekend’s action

Managers Jason Ryan and Jim Gavin shake hands at the end of the game. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Jim Gavin says players have feet on ground and don’t look beyond next game

Tyrone’s Ronan O’Neill in action against Donegal. The side will benefit from the introduction of him at centre forward, assuming the team starts as selected. Photograph: Inpho

Preview: All-Ireland SF qualifier Round 1B –Tyrone v Limerick, Healy Park, 4.0

The Meath side is considerably stronger with Kevin Reilly (above) and Michael Newman back along with Mickey Burke, Bryan Menton and Cormac McGill made a strong impact during the league at full back. Photograph: Inpho

Preview: Leinster SFC semi-final – Meath v Westmeath, Croke Park, 2.0

Kildare will have their hands full trying to prevent Diarmuid Connolly (left) and Paul Flynn from spraying kick passes into the danger zone and keeping tabs on the full forwards. Photograph: Inpho

Preview: Leinster SFC semi-final – Dublin v Kildare, Croke Park, 4.0

Louth players warm-up before their defeat to Westmeath in the first round of the Leinster championship  at the  Gaelic Grounds, Drogheda. Photograph: Inpho

Preview: All-Ireland SF qualifier Round 1B – Louth v Leitrim, Drogheda, 7.0

Kieran Fitzgerald and Martin Farragher celebrate Corofin beating Slaughtneil in the All-Ireland club football championship final in March. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho.

Proposed new timing of championships to be delayed for year until further talks

Former All-Ireland winning Dublin captain John O’Leary:  “What you’re trying to do is bring a style of football through the development squads.” Photograph: Sportsfile

Former Dublin All-Ireland winning captain from 20 years ago is not surprised by success of Jim Gavin

Derry have named Cailean O’Boyle in their side to face Limerick in an All-Ireland qualifier at Healy Park on Sunday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Tyrone make two changes for qualifier clash against Limerick

Tipperary  legend Jimmy Doyle was once the top marksman in the history of championship hurling and also the game’s most marked player. Photograph: Inpho

In the week Jimmy Doyle passed away there were other reminders that hurling mastery isn’t given to all

Darren Dalay: “You have to keep on improving. Longford had a spell there in the first half where they kicked five points in a row I think. That’s something we can improve on.” Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Senior and junior All-Ireland winner Darren Daly says he’s still learning, still improving

Cork and Tipperary players follow the ball during the 1987 Munster hurling final replay played at Fitzgerald Stadium, Killarney. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho.

Lack of suitable grounds in province should make Thurles best option

Tipperary great  Jimmy Doyle pictured in June 2005  at  Thurles Sarsfields  at Semple Stadium.  Photo: Bryan O’Brien/Irish Times

Wing forward who won six All-Ireland titles was named on Team of the Millennium

A view of Sunday’s game at the Gaelic Grounds. Photograph: Inpho

Seán Moran and Malachy Clerkin reflect on the performances of John O’Dwyer and Dick Clerkin

Tipperary manager Eamon O’Shea at the Gaelic Grounds: “I thought we held our nerve when they came back at us and showed a lot of resilience.  The experience gained over the last couple of years has been really good for us.”  Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho Treacy

Disappointing Limerick stumble to biggest defeat to their rivals – 16 points – since 1962

Limerick manager TJ Ryan: “He didn’t say anything to me. He called the referee. I thought he was calling the referee to tell him it was a point but he didn’t say anything to me.” Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Tipperary captain praises opposition fightback as game on precipice in third quarter

Séamus Hickey blocks the  shot from Tipperary’s Séamus Callanan during the Munster SHC semi-final at the Gaelic Grounds. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Eamon O’Shea’s side run out 16-point winners at the Gaelic Grounds

Only two of Brian Cody’s 10 All-Irelands were won in seasons when the league final wasn’t contested by Kilkenny. Photograph: Eric Luke

Leinster SHC semi-final, Nowlan Park, Sunday, 2pm - Live RTÉ2

Tipperary mangager Eamon O’Shea: has yet to win a title of any sort in his three years at the helm with the county. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Victory at the Gaelic Grounds would lay down a significant marker for the season

Malachy O’Rourke: Monaghan manager was in charge of Fermanagh when they last defeated Monaghan seven years ago. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Ulster SFC semi-final, Breffni Park, Sunday, 4pm

Colin Walshe comes in for his first championship start for Monaghan. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Roscommon manager makes two changes for Connacht semi-final against Sligo

“I think for the sake of the player, I don’t think that’s good enough . . . to get a call from Croke Park on a Wednesday – ‘Oh, Jamie O’Sullivan is suspended’ – that is not good enough,” said Cork manager Brian Cuthbert. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Jamie O’Sullivan’s suspension last weekend illustrates lack of transparency in the system

Mayo beat rivals Galway in front of a packed Pearse Stadium on Sunday. Photograph: Inpho

Seán Moran, Malachy Clerkin and Gavin Cummiskey with the weekend’s main talking points

Mayo joint manager Pat Holmes patrols the sideline at Pearse Stadium. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Mayo manager Pat Holmes relieved to get off to winning start at Pearse Stadium

Aidan O’Shea celebrates scoring Mayo’s opener during their Connacht Championship win over Galway in Salthill. Photograph: Inpho

Connacht champions on course for five-in-a-row after outplaying rivals in Salthill

Face-off: Galway captain Gary O’Donnell and Mayo captain Andy Moran will be hoping the Connacht title will lead to Croke Park glory. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

All-Ireland glory is the target, but local rivalry means the derby is as fierce as ever

Donegal’s Karl Lacey with Aaron Findon and Aidan Forker of Armagh: their clash at the Athletics Grounds promises to be a hard-fought encounter. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Armagh lack the same range of attacking options and control as Ulster champions

Galway have not beaten Mayo in the championship since 2008.

Mayo can maintain their supremacy in this fixture but it’s likely to be more competitive

Waterford’s Shane Bennett tackles Conor Lehane of Cork during the Munster SHC semi-final at Semple Stadium. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Waterford and Laois show historical power relationships are fading

Dublin midfielder Denis Bastick has been in good for this season after an injury-plagued 2014. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Dublin midfielder says he should be okay as comeback season hits the high road

Dublin manager Ger Cunningham was critical of the decision to go ahead with the Leinster under-21 match against Kilkenny in the week between the draw against Galway and replay. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Manager Ger Cunningham and Michael Carton turn minds to the last-chance saloon

Waterford manager Derek McGrath celebrates the Munster semi-final victory over Cork in Thurles last Sunday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Underage success and a blossoming Fitzgibbon cohort show development work is paying off

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