Martin O’Reilly scores  Donegal’s goal in the Ulster SFC semi-final against Derry at  St Tiernach’s Park in Clones. Photograph:  Andrew Paton/Inpho/Presseye

Donegal 1-9 Derry 0-10 Clones on a Saturday night. If it ain’t quite the pits, it sure ain’t The Ritz. As Ulster semi-finals go, this fell some(...)

Liam Rushe can’t keep fighting fires for Dublin all over the park. Photo: Cathal Noone/Inpho

Malachy Clerkin: Dublin’s hurlers look in disarray Worse almost than the fact that the replay against Galway was gone from their grasp inside the ope(...)

Derry’s Sean Leo McGoldrick and Down’s Damien Turley tussle for the ball. Photo: Lorcan Doherty/INPHO

Derry 0-12 Down 0-11 Derry football put itself back on the map. Just. They got lost trying to find their way out of Celtic Park and nearly lost the g(...)

Derry manager Brian McIver: his side must beat Dublin and Cork and hope the teams immediately above them draw their match and lose their final fixtures on Sunday week.  Photograph: Inpho

Derry manager Brian McIver heads for Croke Park on Saturday needing long-odds combination of results to avoid relegation just a year after reaching th(...)

Bryan Sheehan of Kerry tackles Derry’s Conor McAtamney during the National Football League game at Celtic Park. Photograph: Inpho.

Kerry 1-17 Derry 0-13 Achieving milestone results at this time of year is not really Kerry’s thing, but Éamonn Fitzmaurice was still prett(...)

Eoin Bradley will be available for Derry selection at the start of the Allianz National Football League. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Eoin Bradley is set to balance his soccer commitments at Northern Irish League side Glenavon with his inter-county career for Derry in 2015.The vastly(...)

An advertisement for 50, Jurgen Klinsmann during the USA’s training session in the Aviva. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho
The Morning Sports Briefing

As Ireland look to redeem themselves or as manager Martin O’Neill puts it; “get back to winning ways” against the USA in tonight’s international frien(...)

Barry Tierney  of Tyrone in action against Donegal’s Colm McFadden. Tierney will make his championship bow against Down in Omagh. Photo: Donna McBride/Presseye/Inpho

Barry Tierney and Tiernan McCann make their championship debuts for Tyrone in Sunday’s Ulster football preliminary round clash with Down at Healy Park(...)

Cavan’s Tomás Corr pursued by Derry’s Enda Lynn and Mark Lynch at Celtic Park. Photograph: Lorcan Doherty/Inpho/Presseye

Cavan 1-22 Derry 0-20 (AET): Cavan continued their impressive form on Saturday evening in Celtic Park with a superb extra-time victory over Derry.Terr(...)

Derry’s Eoin Bradley fights for possession with Down’s Kevin McKernan and Ryan Boyle. Photograph: Inpho

DERRY 0-13 DOWN 1-5: Teenager Ryan Bell kicked six points for Derry as they dominated Down in Saturday night’s qualifier at Celtic Park, avenging thei(...)