Eoghan O’Flaherty goal gave Kildare some breathing space against Offaly. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Kildare 1-15 Offaly 1-13 Pat Flanagan bemoaned what he claimed was a common absence of fair play for “so-called lower teams” after Offaly’s narrow def(...)

Kildare will have their hands full trying to prevent Diarmuid Connolly (left) and Paul Flynn from spraying kick passes into the danger zone and keeping tabs on the full forwards. Photograph: Inpho

In two-year increments Kildare’s challenge to Dublin has slipped away since the 2009 Leinster final. The tale is told most graphically by the bookm(...)

Kildare’s Tommy Moolick celebrates scoring the equalising point in the Leinster SFC quarter-final at O’Connor Park in Tullamore. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Kildare 0-16 Laois 0-16 “Games, games, games,” Kildare manager Jason Ryan was hardly downbeat. “Competitive games — that’s really important for us.” (...)

Graham Reilly: the Meath man received an early black card against Kildare. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Meath 0-13 Kildare 0-11 For the second successive week Kildare fell short of the winning post as Meath reaffirmed themselves the second best t(...)

Padraig Fogarty of KIldare during their victory over DIT. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Jason Ryan is pleased to have another game before the commencement of the league but will be looking for his Kildare side to be more clinical against (...)

Monaghan goalkeeper Rory Beggan attempts to clear his lines at Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Monaghan 2-16 Kildare 2-14 (after extra time, Monaghan 1-13 Kildare 2-10 after normal time)Monaghan eventually secured the last spot in the All-Irelan(...)

Kildare manager Jason Ryan has opted to relegate Pádraig Fogarty to the bench and start with Tomás O’Connor for Saturday evening’s qualifier against Monaghan at Croke Park. Photograph: Inpho

Cork and Mayo have named unchanged teams for Sunday’s All-Ireland football quarter-final at Croke Park, while Galway also name the same XV again for(...)

The Jason Ryan chapter of Kildare’s history got under way officially at St Conleth’s Park without any threat to his stress levels, and with another Li(...)

Meath’s Graham Reilly has been in flying form this season and will have to be watched by Dublin in the Leinster final. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho.

Padraig O’Neill returns to the Kildare midfield to face Louth instead of Seán Hurley as Kieran McGeeney otherwise keeps faith in the side that was des(...)

 Bernard Brogan scores Dublin’s second goal at Croke Park yesterday. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Yesterday’s GAA Leinster football semi-final at Croke Park deviated from the narratives of the past few years but not in the way Kildare might have ho(...)