Tipperary’s Barry Grogan celebrates with manager Peter Creedon after the victory over Laois at O’Moore Park. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Of all the Tipperary supporters converging on Tullamore this evening, one man is taking particular joy from their eye-catching run through the All-Ir(...)

Delighted Mayo manager James Horan with Aidan O’Shea at the end of the Connacht SFC  final against Galway  at MacHale Park in Castlebar. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

The history boys march on. For the fourth successive summer, Mayo emerge from the western theatre unbeaten and with the grand prize on all minds. They(...)

Mayo’s Chris Barrett tackles  Eddie Hoare of Galway during the Connacht final. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Mayo 3-14 Galway 0-16 Even if the ultimate ambition eludes them, this generation of Mayo footballer’s distinguished an era of remarkable commitment a(...)

Mayo’s Lee Keegan hits the back of the net after scoring a goal as Cillian O’Connor celebrates setting him up during the Connacht SFC Final at  MacHale Park in Castlebar.  Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Mayo 3-14 Galway 0-16Mayo strengthened the ties with the 1951 team by becoming the first team to win four Connacht titles in a row since that gilded g(...)

 Mayo manager James Horan. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Andy Moran and Alan Dillon return to Mayo’s starting 15 for Sunday’s Connacht football final against Galway, two of four changes from their semi-final(...)

Mayo’s Cillian O’Connor and Neil Collins of Roscommon in action during the Connacht SFC semi-final at Dr Hyde Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Mayo 0-13 Roscommon 1-9: So Mayo eventually found a way past the proverbial blanket and bus – then survived the thunder and crashing of a Roscommon go(...)

Mayo’s man of the match Cillian O’Connor battles with New York’s Gerard McCartan during Sunday’s Connacht senior  football championship quarter-final at  Gaelic Park, New York. Photograph: Inpho

New York 0-8Mayo 4-18The sun came out for the two teams at Gaelic Park in the Bronx as New York took on a Mayo team who were considered heav(...)

Dublin’s Rory O’Carroll battles with Cork’s Aidan Walsh at Croke Park last weekend.  Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The recent connectivity between football’s league and championship dates back to the beginning of the last decade and for obvious enough reason(...)

Dublin goalkeeper Stephen Cluxton, who was sent off against Mayo last month, returns to face Cork tomorrow afternoon.

Mayo make five changes from last week’s match against the same opposition for tomorrow’s league semi-final against Derry in Croke Park. Brendan Har(...)

Mayo’s Cillian O’Connor and Ciarán McFaul of Derry will face each other in the Allianz League semi-finals at Croke Park, Dublin. Photograph: Brendan Moran / Sportsfile

Allianz League semi-finalDerry v Mayo (...)