Kerry captain Kieran Donaghy has been a central figure for the county so far this season. Photograph:  Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Up the road they rumble, the All-Ireland champions and the team who have become a mystery again in the months since. Just where are Kerry at?“Our cham(...)

Paul Galvin: realised he had called time on himself a few seasons too early and decided to return to the Kerry panel. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

The news from the Kingdom this week confirmed that Don Henley was right about Kerry football: you can check out any time you like but you can never le(...)

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(...)

Huge crowds turned out at Rathmore railway station to welcome home the victorious Kerry senior and minor football teams yesterday evening. Photograph: Eamonn Keogh

“Country roads, take me home/ To the place I belong.” The voice may have been John Denver’s but the sentiment was surely felt by all of the 2,000 or s(...)

Donegal’s Leo McLoone is challenged by Aidan O’Mahony of Kerry in 2012’s All Ireland senior football championship quarter-final in Croke Park, which the northerners won en route to an All-Ireland title. Photograph: Colm O’Neill/Inpho

There has been a lot of talk for the past fortnight about the similarities between Donegal and Kerry - the landscape, the seascape, the Gaeltachts, th(...)

“The top, top teams are so good at what they do that they give other teams an opportunity to beat them . . . their patterns become clear,” says  Donegal manager Jim McGuinness.

The journey started with Antrim. It was four short years and a sporting lifetime ago when Jim McGuinness sent his Donegal team out with the relatively(...)

Paul Galvin: an embodiment of Kerry football. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The retirement of Paul Galvin wasn’t so much a shock as a surprise. Years of playing a physical game and never being shy of attrition had taken the(...)

Dublin’s Jack McCaffrey scores the winning point against Kerry at Croke Park. Photo: Dan Sheridan’/Inpho

Dublin 2-8 Kerry 1-10On a night when one of the biggest names in contemporary Gaelic games decided to step off the Field of Dreams, the next generati(...)

Mayo’s Andy Moran: There were rumours he suffered a setback to the cruciate injury but Mayo report that everyone who was available the last day “is okay for this Sunday.”

Croke Park will this afternoon begin the process of hearing Limerick’s appeal against the result of last Sunday’s All-Ireland minor hurling semi-final(...)