Charlie Harrison believes the progress of Summerhill College and the Sligo underage teams will translate into the county’s senior team. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

For the first time ever this year two Sligo schools contested a senior ‘A’ colleges final. Last year a Sligo minor team won the Connacht league for t(...)

If you think hurling goes into 2016 with just Kilkenny’s 12th All-Ireland in 17 years on the horizon you haven’t seen the half of it. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

It was Galway’s Cyril Farrell who described the crucial barriers in hurling as ‘history and geography’. History is obvious because of the power of tra(...)

Jack Guiney has been dropped from the Wexford panel ahead of Sunday’s visit to Nowlan park. Photo: Inpho

Wexford hurler Jack Guiney has been dropped from the county’s senior hurling panel nine days ahead of their Leinster semi-final against Kilkenny. (...)

“Focus isn’t enough anymore: instead, near zealotry appears necessary. And if you listen to enough analysis of Gaelic football in particular, talent has become an optional extra when it comes to the demands of inter-county competition.”

It is tough being a modern intercounty player: the instinctive GAA reflex to kneel at the altar of asceticism means the swap between sacrifice and suc(...)

 Sligo’s Stephen Coen and Mark Breheny track Cork’s James Loughrey in Tullamore.  Photograph: James Crombie / Inpho

Cork 0-21 Sligo 1-11Cork dominated Sligo from start to finish to set up an intriguing All-Ireland football quarter-final with Mayo next Sunday.Ten poi(...)

Sligo 1-8GMIT 0-8Eoin McHugh’s goal on the stroke of half-time proved crucial as Sligo recorded their first win under new manager Pat Flanagan in this(...)

Kevin Walsh resigned as Sligo manager last night after Derry eased into the second round of the All-Ireland qualifiers. The home side didn’t have to o(...)