Dublin’s Jack McCaffrey is presented with GAA GPA Player of the Year award by Dermot Earley, president  GPA, at the  Convention Centre in Dublin. Photograph: Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

Dublin rounded off a triumphant 2015 by taking the lion’s share, seven, of this year’s GAA-GPA football All Stars as well as the Footballer of the Yea(...)

The former Tyrone man Mattie McGleenan has been the key to Scotstown’s rise. Photo: Inpho

Tribalism may be the heartbeat of the GAA but it is often forgotten that at the intricate level of clubs and parishes, outside influences can be pr(...)

Dublin’s Brian Fenton: the midfielder follows up his man-of-the-match award in the All-Ireland final with a first All Star nomination. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Although there is no place for either Paul Flynn, who has been an All Star for the past four years, or captain Stephen Cluxton, who has not been no(...)

Monaghan’s Ciarán McManus and Galway hurler Jonathan Glynn with their Opel GAA/GPA All-Star awards for July at Croke Park.  Photograph:  David Maher/Sportsfile

Monaghan captain Conor McManus suggests the GAA bring in a television match official, or allow referees view replays on the big screen in Croke Park,(...)

Tyrone’s Justin McMahon puts the shackles on  Monaghan’s Owen Duffy at Croke Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Tyrone, Ulster’s sole survivors in the football championship, yet again, have journeyed into Sunday week’s All-Ireland semi-final against Kerry the u(...)

 TJ Reid celebrates scoring his goal against Waterford. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Semi states Kilkenny’s win over Waterford added to the contrast in the counties’ fortunes at the penultimate stage of the All-Ireland. Since th(...)

Tyrone’s Peter Harte fields the ball against Monaghan at Croke Park on Saturday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho.

Not for the first time Tyrone have found themselves in an All-Ireland semi-final with a little dust kicked up in their tracks. As it clears, it doesn(...)

 Mark Bradley and Darren McCurry celebrate a Peter Harte point during Tyrone’s All-Ireland quarter-final win over Monaghan at Croke Park. Photograph: Inpho

Tyrone 0-18 Monaghan 0-14 This is Tyrone. This is Mickey Harte. There to the end, still forging on long after the rest have run out of excuses.(...)

Formerly a wing back for the county, Conor McManus has developed into Monaghan’s standout forward, scoring 1-19 out of the county’s total of 1-47 during the championship this year. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Clontibret is a parish rather than a village, a stretch of the Dublin road with little nests of houses tucked behind the hedgerows down rocky ampersan(...)

Cathal McCarron is one of Tyrone manager Mickey Harte’s solid back-line options. Photograph: Inpho.

All-Ireland SFC quarter-final Tyrone v Monaghan Croke Park, Saturday, 4pm Live: Sky Sports 5 With the clock running down on a mostly drab summer, you (...)