Conor Gillespie, who is back for Meath after a long spell on the sidelines. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

It’s already been dubbed the mini Ulster championship, and if there is one oddly distinguishing feature after the final shake-up of the 2015 Allianz (...)

Meath’s Conor Gillespie is set to be involved this weekend. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Nine months after his 2014 season was ended by a fiendish cruciate ligament injury Meath midfielder Conor Gillespie is set to make his Meath return th(...)

Meath’s captain for 2015 Donal Keogan is well aware Dublin are the team to beat in the Leinster Senior Football Championship. Photograph: James Crosbie/Inpho

Mick O’Dowd has not recalled former marksman Cian Ward to the Meath senior football panel for the 2015 season.The 29-year-old Wolfe Tones club man h(...)

Seeking bail, defence counsel stressed the man  was willing to seek medical help. Photograph: Getty Images/Comstock Images

An estranged husband allegedly threatened to bath his ex-wife in acid and mutilate any new partner, the High Court in Belfast heard yesterday.Nerijus (...)

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(...)