Meath’s Michael Newman is tackled by Armagh’s  Brendan Donaghy during the qualifer at Croke Park. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Armagh 0-18 Meath 0-13 Meath, a football dynasty deep in transition, have been removed from the championship before the serious business commences a(...)

Kildare manager Jason Ryan with Paddy Brophy after the win over Louth at Croke Park. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Dublin’s shock and awe routine brings with it plenty of collateral damage, chiefly and most obviously the shortening of careers that might otherwise (...)

Roscommon’s Donie Shine leaves the field injured after the Connacht SFC semi-final defeat to Mayo at Dr Hyde Park. The forward suffered a ruptured posterior cruciate ligament in the game.   Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The list of cruciate ligament injury victims continues with confirmation that star Roscommon forward Donie Shine will miss the rest of the season.Shin(...)

Dublin havn’t played a Leinster football championship game outside Croke Park since 2006.  Photograph: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

The Leinster Council have defended their decision to stage all of Dublin’s football championship matches in Croke Park - insisting that’s also the pre(...)

Wicklow’s Paddy Dalton and Mark Staines with Damien Carroll of Meath in Baltinglass. Photograph: Inpho

MEATH 4-11 WICKLOW 2-5: On the scenic route into Baltinglass, over the Wicklow Gap, the wind was howling and the rain outrageous. What football lesson(...)

All games throw in at 2.0 Sunday and extra-time will be played if necessaryCONNACHT SFC FINALSt Brigid’s (Roscommon) v Castlebar Mitchels (Mayo), Dr H(...)

Cian O’Sullivan’s move to the Dublin midfield has proved, so far, to be hugely successful. Photograph: Inpho

There are times that you have to beware of the quiet ones. Dublin should bear that in mind. Although they come into tomorrow’s match with a swagger – (...)

Wexford’s David Murphy and Brian Malone tackle Graham Reilly of Meath at Croke Parks yesterday. Photograph: Inpho

This has all become wearingly familiar for Wexford. For the third year in a row, they slope out of Croke Park scratching their heads at the lost oppor(...)