Westmeath’s Denis Glennon sees the benefit of running laps. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Trying to mimic Dublin’s professionalism and follow their sports science driven approach to training has simply not worked for Westmeath in recent yea(...)

Cavan’s Killian Brady puts  Paul Sharry of Westmeath under pressure during Saturday’s All-Ireland senior championship qualifier at Kingspan Breffni Park, Cavan. Photograph: Inpho

Cavan 1-15 Westmeath 1-14 Westmeath turned over a new leaf but still couldn’t prevent Cavan from booking their place in the next round of the All-Ire(...)

Westmeath’s Callum McCormack shoots under pressure from Fermanagh’s John Woods. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

An injury-time point from right full back John Woods earned Fermanagh a deserved place in the second round of the All-Ireland senior football qualifie(...)

Denis Glennon: a survivor from the side that beat Dublin in 2004, he says this year’s  league campaign has brought on Westmeath. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Westmeath will require more than a slingshot at Croke Park on Saturday night. Dublin cast a long shadow in winning the National League, new manager Ji(...)