Paul Geaney: “We showed great character in the games we needed to win or needed to get results in. So that’s a positive to take.”

If league success mattered a whit, Eamonn Fitzmaurice would be regarded as one of the worst Kerry managers in quite a while. Three campaigns, three f(...)

Kerry’s Kieran Donaghy rises for the catch ahead of Tyrone’s Justin McMahon during the Alianz Footbal League Diviison One match at Healy park in Omagh. Photograph: Andrew Paton/Inpho/Presseye

Tyrone 0-17 Kerry 1-14 And on the third day, it rose again. Hold the death notice, cancel the flowers, call off the undertakers. The game of football (...)

Conor McManus scored 0-6 as Monaghan came back to beat Kerry in Tralee in the Division One Allianz Football League game. Photograph:  Andrew Paton/Inpho/Presseye

Kerry 0-10 Monaghan 1-11Monaghan stormed Tralee to end a barren spell of 27 years without a victory in the Kingdom and put themselves right in semi-fi(...)

Kieran Donaghy: This time last year the conventional wisdom suggested he was all but done and dusted. Now he’s captain of the All-Ireland champions.  Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Around lunchtime on the day of last September’s All-Ireland football final, a rumour travelled via the Croke Park bush telegraph that Kieran Donaghy w(...)

Mayo’s Cillian O’Connor is doing a masters in sports exercise and psychology. Photograph: Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

Intercounty players leaving jobs and choosing careers to suit their GAA ambitions is sending out the wrong message to young players, according to Mayo(...)

Austin Stacks’ Pat McCarthy celebrates with Wayne Guthrie after the final whistle and victory over Mid Kerry in the Kerry final at Fitzgerald Stadium, Killarney. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Austin Stacks 2-13 Mid Kerry 1-7 Twenty years of heartache and disappointment were ended yesterday at the Fitzgerald Stadium Killarney, as Austin Stac(...)

Austin Stacks’ Kieran Donaghy squeezes the ball into the Mid Kerry net during yesterday’s county final. Photograph: Inpho

After one of the best county finals of recent vintage, the common emotion running through both Austin Stacks and Mid Kerry camps is one of relief, tin(...)

 Cathal McInerney is one of Cratloe’s established county players as they prepare to face Waterford champions Ballygunner. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht Club SFC q-f Tubbercurry (Sligo) v Aughawillan (Leitrim) Markievicz Park, 2.00 Fresh ground for both these sides, neither of whom (...)

Kerry’s Kieran Donaghy celebrates scoring a goal against Donegal in the All-Ireland final at Croke Park. “While the body’s good and I feel I can help, I’ll play.” Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Bill Clinton called himself the ‘Comeback Kid’ for less. Kerry’s Kieran Donaghy, who yesterday, with Kilkenny hurler Richie Power, was named one of th(...)

Darran O’Sullivan sports marks on his nose and right eye from a collision with a gate during training as he celebrates Kerry’s All-Ireland win over Donegal with team-mate David Moran.  Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

You’ve heard plenty of players say they’d run through a brick wall to make the team. Well Kerry’s Darran O’Sullivan inadvertently attempted to (...)