Derry manager Brian McIver: his side must beat Dublin and Cork and hope the teams immediately above them draw their match and lose their final fixtures on Sunday week.  Photograph: Inpho

Derry manager Brian McIver heads for Croke Park on Saturday needing long-odds combination of results to avoid relegation just a year after reaching th(...)

Mayo’s Aidan O’Shea has gone well in an advanced role during the Allianz League Division One campaign to date. Photograph: Inpho

Today Matches at 7.0 unless stated Division One Mayo v Dublin, Elverys MacHale Park, (Live Setanta 1, 7.0) – The counties have had some of th(...)

Mayo’s Mark Ronaldson celebrates scoring his goal in the Allianz League Division One match against Derry at Celtic park. Photograph:   Lorcan Doherty/Inpho/Presseye

Derry 1-13 Mayo 2-12Derry manager Brian McIver blasted the performance of referee Ciarán Branagan after his side’s defeat by Mayo left their survival (...)

Neil Gallagher is tackled by Cork’s Kevin O’Driscoll and Mark Collins during Donegal’s 0-12 to 1-8 victory. Photograph: Andrew Paton/INPHO/Presseye

What did we learn about the likely destination of the Sam Maguire from this weekend’s Allianz League games? At one stage during Dublin and Kerry’s co(...)

Mayo’s Cillian O’Connor make his first start of the year as his side face Monaghan at MacHale Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

SATURDAY Division One Tyrone v Derry, Healy Park, 7.0, Live Setanta Ireland  It’s been going from bad to worse for Derry and manage(...)

Eoin Bradley will be available for Derry selection at the start of the Allianz National Football League. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Eoin Bradley is set to balance his soccer commitments at Northern Irish League side Glenavon with his inter-county career for Derry in 2015.The vastly(...)

 Ballinderry players confront the umpire after a goal was given for Slaughtneil in this year’s Ulster club football final.  Photograph: Lorcan Doherty / Presseye / Inpho

Three Ballinderry players have received proposed 48-week suspensions for their involvement in a brawl which marred their recent Derry SFC final defeat(...)

Longford’s Kevin Diffley gets past Derry’s Mark Craig in the GAA Football All Ireland Senior Championship Qualifier Series Round 1A, at Celtic Park, Derry, at the weekend.  Photograph: John McIlwaine/Inpho

Longford might have needed a 66th-minute goal from substitute Mark Hughes to seal victory over Derry at Celtic Park but this was no smash and grab eff(...)

Derry’s Sean Leo McGoldrick is tackled by Karl Lacey of Donegal during the Ulster quarter-final at  Celtic Park, Derry. Photopraph: Inpho

Not for the first time since he began to patrol the sideline for Donegal, Jim McGuinness found himself asked about feelings of vindication and (...)

Donegal’s Frank McGlynn finds himself outnumbered by  Chris Barrett (left) and Séamus O’Shea of Mayo during last year’s All-Ireland SFC quarter-final, a bad day for Donegal football. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Being boring is about the one accusation that cannot be levelled at the Donegal squad. From the habitual disciplinary problems of old to the perfec(...)