Philly McMahon battles with Mayo’s Aidan O’Shea. Dublin had a plan for O’Shea and it worked well but may have have been really troubled had Barry Moran joined him in the full forward line. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

(...). Yesterday, I was starting to get the same feeling over the last 15 minutes. In 2012, we were 2-3 to 0(...)

 The coveted Liam McCarthy Cup. Photograph: Eric Luke

(...) total subvention of €900,000 to support the combined efforts of inter–county Gaelic Games players. This(...)

A view of the match programme. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

(...) six goals. It was in 1927, the opponents were Wexford and the final score was 7-10 to 6-2. given that(...)

Using Barry Moran  as a defensive sweeper against Donegal to negate the influence of Michael Murphy was a bold statement by Mayo’s joint managers Pat Holmes and Noel Connelly. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

(...)-as-sweeper move was unanticipated and, by Gaelic games standards, radical. And it wasn’t as if Moran was working(...)

Mayo’s Aidan O’Shea will pose a huge threat to Dublin’s ambitions at  Croke Park. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

(...)’t be denied though and went on to lay waste to the New York full-back line, scoring 1-2 on his(...)

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

(...) but there’s still always the sense that like some Wild West frontier town, Gaelic games are always(...)

 Kerry’s Johnny Buckley competes with Mattie Donnelly and Colm Cavanagh of Tyrone: You’d have to imagine Kerry have enough about them to see their way to September. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

(...) goal like lionesses. They have conceded just two goals in their last 10 championship games and you have(...)

Darren McCurry  played championship before he ever got a run in the league. Photograph: Inpho.

(...) bit more flashy than the other but you’d need to watch more than a handful of games to know for sure(...)

(...) from them. From number nine back the way Tyrone players have scored 2-23, before that they had 2-17 in(...)

Peter Harte: “They all play the Tyrone way, if you like. A brand of football where you use your head in certain situations.” Photograph: Matt Mackey/Presseye /Inpho

(...) comfortable in the half forwards or half backs, and always good for a score. He’s hit 2-5 this summer, and set(...)