Bryan Sheehan’s presence for Kerry will add to  the kick-out options for Brendan Kealy. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

This Kerry team are masters of disguise. On the August bank holiday Sunday of last year, as they trotted out onto the field for the All-Ireland quar(...)

Tyrone’s Peter Harte scores from the penalty spot against Meath in Round 2B of the All-reland SFC last month. Photograph: Andrew Paton/Inpho.

While it isn’t in the least bit odd that Tyrone are still standing now that the Croke Park end of the summer has come around, it is slightly curiou(...)

Brian Fenton, seen here in possession against Monaghan  in the league, starts at centrefield for Dublin. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho. Allianz Football League Division 1, Clones, Monaghan 5/4/2015Monaghan vs DublinMonghan’s Owen Duffy and Brian Fenton of Dublin Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne.

You’d imagine it must tickle the Dublin squad on some level that the country seems racked with worry over whether it’s any good for them to be goin(...)

Michael Murphy: wasn’t moveing with his usual freedom for Donegal in the Ulster final against Monaghan. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

How quickly perceptions shift. If Donegal had managed to scrape past Monaghan in what was a cagey, claustrophobic Ulster final, the general vie(...)

Galway manager Kevin Walsh: will be hoping to build upon the county’s recent All-Ireland successes at U-21 level. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho
Previews

Saturday Waterford Crystal Cup (Munster SH) semi-finals Cork v Clare, Mallow, 1.0 – Cork make the customary raft of changes, resting Pau(...)

 Barry Geraghty and  Sprinter Sacre:   “The forecast is pretty wet and it just depends how bad it gets, we wouldn’t want it too heavy,” said Geraghty.Photo:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty

Twinlight has mixed good and bad this season but only a career best performance is likely to be good enough if he is to record back-to-back Grade One(...)

Martin O'Neill on Keane, Grealish and USA 4:49

At the FAI Press Conference Martin O'Neill answers questions on Keane, Grealish and the upcoming USA match.

Ireland ready for Germany 1:34

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill and captain Robbie Keane speak to the media ahead of their European Championship qualifier against Germany.(...)

Germany confident and highly motivated for Ireland match 2:19

Germany coach Joachim Löw and midfielder Julian Draxler speak to the media ahead of their European Championship qualifier against the Republic of Irel(...)

Finn Harps American midfielder Pat McCann (right) in action against Shelbourne. McCann is excited about the prospect of being involved in what will be his biggest game for the club since arriving in Ballybofey a little over a year ago. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

St Patrick’s Athletic will be without Greg Bolger and Aaron Greene for the first of tomorrow’s semi-finals, with the pair suspended and cup-tied resp(...)