Mayo’s cause wasn’t helped when Aidan O’Shea was injured just before half-time in an accidental collision with team-mate Cillian O’Connor. Photo:  Donall Farmer/Inpho

Scenes from the Gaelic Ground, Saturday August 30th: Kerry men and women of all ages, wild-eyed with delight emerging from the shadows of the Mackey S(...)

Kerry’s Kieran Donaghy celebrates scoring a goal during the All-Ireland semi-final replay against Mayo at the Gaelic Grounds in Limerick. Photograph:   Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Kerry 3-16 Mayo 3-13 (aet)A truly extraordinary match in Limerick this evening eventually laid waste to Mayo’s current great quest for the Sam Maguire(...)

Kerry’s James O’Donoghue is closely shadowed by Keith Higgins of Mayo at Croke Park.  Photograph: Cathal Noonan / Inpho

Kerry 1-16 Mayo 1-16Drama all the way at Croke Park, where Mayo dragged a second half performance from the depths and almost got into the All Ireland (...)

Kerry’s  James O’Donoghue is capable of causing Mayo’s defence serious problems on Sunday. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

I have come around to the idea of Kerry winning on Sunday. In fact, I’ve decided that the bet of the weekend is a treble on the Kerry seniors, minors (...)

Mayo’s Aidan O’Shea tackled by Tomás Clancy, which resulted in the  Cork player receiving a black card. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Mayo 1-19 Cork 2-15Mayo came through this with gasping room only to spare. A game that took a while to ignite developed into a barn-burner by the end,(...)

Mayo manager James Horan with Aidan O’Shea after Mayo defeated Galway in this year’s Connacht senior football  final. Mayo now face Cork in the All-Ireland quarter-finals at Croke Park on Sunday. Photograph:  Donall Farmer

There is managerial pressure and then there is managing Mayo. By rights, James Horan should cut an ashen figure, having guided Mayo to the past two Al(...)

 Mayo manager James Horan. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Andy Moran and Alan Dillon return to Mayo’s starting 15 for Sunday’s Connacht football final against Galway, two of four changes from their semi-final(...)

Laois players take the field against Dublin last Sunday. They will now face Fermanagh in the qualifiers. Photograph: Tommy Grealy/Inpho.

The GAA will today confirm the dates and venues for round one of the All-Ireland football qualifiers, which are likely to be played over two Saturday(...)

Who’d be the Mayo manager, eh? James Horan spent the winter being told that he had no forwards and that his attacking approach needed overhauling. Th(...)

Mayo’s man of the match Cillian O’Connor battles with New York’s Gerard McCartan during Sunday’s Connacht senior  football championship quarter-final at  Gaelic Park, New York. Photograph: Inpho

New York 0-8Mayo 4-18The sun came out for the two teams at Gaelic Park in the Bronx as New York took on a Mayo team who were considered heav(...)