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(...)

Who’d be the Mayo manager, eh? James Horan spent the winter being told that he had no forwards and that his attacking approach needed overhauling. Th(...)

Dublin Eoghan O’Gara scores his second goal to level  the scores in the Allianz Football League Division One game against Mayo at Croke Park. Photograph:    Donall Farmer/Inpho

Dublin 3-14 Mayo 2-17: Heavyweight rematches rarely live up to the hype, but this(...)

Dublin’s Michael Darragh MacAuley has been named Footballer of the Year. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Michael Dara Macauley was named GAA/GPA Footballer of the Year on Friday evening after being announced as one of six Dubs on the All-Star XV for 2013.(...)

Ireland’s goalkeeper Paddy O’Rourke and Michael Murphy celebrate after victory in the second test. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Having emphatically retained the Cormac McAnallen trophy, Ireland manager Paul Earley was keen to pay tribute to his team, whose excellence he felt wa(...)

Armagh’s Ciarán McKeever and Kildare’s John Doyle have been called into the Ireland panel of the second international rules test at Croke Park on Sat(...)

Ireland manager Paul Earley. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Ireland manager Paul Earley has finalised his 23-man panel for Saturday’s opening International Rules test with Australia, with Donegal’s Michael Murp(...)

Ireland manager Paul Earley

No representatives from counties such as Kerry, Down, or indeed Cavan, hosts for the first Test, and no more than eight survivors from the last Int(...)

Alan Freeman celebrates scoring Mayo’s  goal  from a penalty in the All-Ireland SFC semi-final at Croke Park. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

MAYO 1-16 TYRONE 0-13: Mayo’s much feared dreadnought rolled into Croke Park yesterday for the first GAA All-Ireland football semi-final. Under Mickey(...)

Mayo’s Aidan O’Shea and Seamus O’Shea react after a foul by Tyrone’s Colm Cavanagh at Croke Park. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

James Horan would have found out more about his team during yesterday’s 70 minutes than all their other matches this year. They were tested, they stru(...)