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

Jason Ryan has stepped down as manager of the Kildare footballers. From Waterford, Ryan spent two years in charge of Kildare, having taken over on th(...)

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.

As one of the two new inductees – along with Dublin footballer Jimmy Keaveney – into the GAA Museum’s Hall of Fame Jimmy Barry-Murphy was immediately (...)

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

Mayo have made one change to the team that beat Donegal in the All-Ireland quarter-final. For Sunday’s sell-out semi-final with Dublin Chris Barrett, (...)

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

August has so far been a wicked month for the administration of discipline in the GAA. The evidence of recent years has been that the games have becom(...)

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

One of Galway’s most successful hurlers sometimes gets tired of the attention. Noel Lane, holder of three senior All-Ireland medals, said that he wis(...)

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

Noel Connelly is back in the middle of another decade, guiding Mayo along an All-Ireland pathway. Joint-manager with Pat Holmes – the same combinat(...)

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

Wexford’s James Owens will referee his first senior All-Ireland final when he takes charge of Kilkenny and Galway in next month’s final. From the Ask(...)

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

Kevin McStay made an interesting point on The Sunday Game after the Kerry-Tyrone match, pointing out with the help of a diagram that the preponderance(...)

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

Kerry 0-18 Tyrone 1-11 For a match that ended much as most people believed it would, this All-Ireland semi-final provided a riveting contest. Ultimate(...)

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

It’s hard to imagine a more clear-cut match in an All-Ireland semi-final. Antrim may have surprised Wexford two years ago at the same stage but the c(...)