A melee between Ireland and Australia players during the third Test.

For an event whose attendant publicity had laboured metaphors of marriage and coming together, the very first international rules Test turned out t(...)

Liam Griffin guided Wexford to an All-Ireland hurling title in 1996. “We had to think about this game in every aspect of it because we weren’t arrogant enough to think that we were so good that we could win otherwise”

Liam Griffin guided Wexford to an All-Ireland hurling title in 1996. It didn’t happen by chance. The devil is in the detail. After defeating Galway(...)

Galway football manager Alan Mulholland: One of the problems of an early championship exit is the length of time that stretches out before the qualifiers start. Photograph: Inpho

There’s few scenes quite as unforgiving as that facing a team manager after a championship disaster. In the concrete corridors of Pearse Stadiu(...)