An RTE documentary charts John Joe Nevin’s return to boxing. Photograph: Inpho

All athletes know the importance of running with the legs, not on them. It’s the difference between floating over the ground and impacting on it – app(...)

Darragh Ó Sé: The six-time All-Ireland winner has stepped aside after three years as Kerry under-21 football manager. Photograph: Inpho

Some managers might consider themselves lucky, although not Darragh Ó Sé. Not yet anyway. The six-time All-Ireland winner will almost inevitably take (...)

Kilkenny’s TJ Reid: The Ballyhale Shamrocks captain is willing to come back into the Kilkenny side for a relegation playoff. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Not much has gone the way of Kilkenny in the 2015 Allianz Hurling League. Three straight defeats on the back of their opening victory means they have (...)

Clare hurler Davy O’Halloran told The Irish Times that he and team-mate Nicky O’Connell felt “humiliated” by the treatment he received from Clare manager Davy Fitzgerald.  Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

As a statement of clarification it could hardly have been any less clear, the Clare hurling management and players claiming “numerous inaccuracies” su(...)

Slaughtneil’s Christopher McKaigue tries to outrun the challenge of Corofin’s Micheál Lundy during the AIB All-Ireland Club Senior Football Final at Croke Park. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The first and last time Corofin won an All-Ireland club football title, in 1998, some of the impetus spilled over into the county, as Galway also won(...)

Slaughtneil’s Christopher McKaigue dives to try and block Corofin’s Michael Lundy during yesterday’s All-Ireland club football final at Croke Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Corofin 1-14 Slaughtneil 0-7 Pure skill will always be the winner in an honest game of football. Corofin had that in such depth and beauty here that (...)

Joey Holden (right) in action against Dan Currams of Kilcormac/Killoughey in the AIB Leinster Club Senior Hurling  Final at  O’Moore Park in  Portlaoise. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Some young hurlers approach the All-Ireland club final with terrifying wonder, and then there’s Joey Holden. He’s approaching Croke Park with Ballyhal(...)

High fielding has been one of the highlights of Johnny Buckley and his  Kerry team-mates. Photograph:   Cathal Noonan/Inpho

If there is one thing freshly distinctive about Kerry’s early spring league run it’s the clear and present danger of Johnny Buckley. He’s been in the (...)

Clare: 2-22 Dublin: 2-20 Even those perfectly fluent in body language would struggle to understand Davy Fitzgerald right now. Is that a brave f(...)

Ireland’s Mark English is interviewed on his return home from winning silver at the European indoors in Prague. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

It was shortly after turning the dial when Mark English came on Today with Sean O’Rourke. The immediate fear was this could go either way, a bit like (...)