David Gough: “I understand the GAA’s viewpoint. I completely understand it. There has been no fall-out between me and the powers-that-be in the GAA over it.” Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

On Saturday night referee David Gough managed to distribute the free count between Dublin and Tyrone 7-25 and yet – apart from a couple queries from J(...)

Jim Gavin at yesterday’s launch of a new commercial deal. “We are not looking for a settled team. Most teams that we are playing are settled. We are trying new things.” Photo: Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

Dublin football manager Jim Gavin has expressed disappointment at the manner in which the official clock or hooter idea was disposed of at the GAA’s r(...)

Dublin’s Nicky Devereux Tyrone’s and Mattie Donnelly challenge for the ball during Friday night’s game at Croke Park. Photograph: Inpho/Cathal Noonan

Perspective is everything. So, Dublin and Tyrone play out a National Football league draw under Croke Park lights in early March. Yet it’s rele(...)

“The GAA is not a vehicle for other people’s political messages. You leave your politics at the door,” the organisation said.

The GAA has said it cannot allow its games to be used for political purposes after refusing to allow a referee wear a rainbow armband. A spokesman sai(...)

Dublin’s Michael Dara Macauley is sent off  late in normal time by referee David Gough during the O’Byrne Cup final against  Newbridge. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Dublin 0-24 Kildare 0-19 (aet) A strong extra-time in St Conleth’s Park before a crowd of approximately 8,000 gave Dublin a first O’Byrne Cup in seve(...)

 Sligo’s Stephen Coen and Mark Breheny track Cork’s James Loughrey in Tullamore.  Photograph: James Crombie / Inpho

Cork 0-21 Sligo 1-11Cork dominated Sligo from start to finish to set up an intriguing All-Ireland football quarter-final with Mayo next Sunday.Ten poi(...)

 Monaghan’s Kieran Hughes’ shot is blocked by Luke Keaney of Donegal. Photograph: Inpho

Monaghan 1-16Donegal 1-10 Nobody feels a(...)

The Leinster Council are to formally investigate an alleged biting incident during Sunday’s O’Byrne Cup game between Dublin and DCU at Parnell Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

The Leinster Council’s Competitions Control Committee will launch a formal investigation into last Sunday’s O’Byrne Cup match between Dublin a(...)

A scuffle breaks out between Dublin and DCU players during Sunday’s O’Byrne Cup match. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

The Leinster Council is to investigate allegations that a Dublin player bit an opponent in Sunday’s Bórd na Móna O’Byrne Cup match in Parnell Park. Th(...)

Dublin’s Declan O’Mahony battles with Brian Donnelly and Eoin O’Connor of DCU. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho /Donall Farmer

DCU 3-8 Dublin 0-16The deftest pickpockets of them all had their own pockets picked. Splendidly. On a murky, old January day in Parnell Park, the Dubl(...)