Westmeath manager Tom Cribbin: “The lads have massive respect for him [Gerry Duffy].” Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

Running 32 marathons in 32 consecutive days, or completing 10 ironman triathlons in 10 consecutive days, would almost certainly contribute to some pl(...)

Mayo’s Cillian O’Connor make his first start of the year as his side face Monaghan at MacHale Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

SATURDAY Division One Tyrone v Derry, Healy Park, 7.0, Live Setanta Ireland  It’s been going from bad to worse for Derry and manage(...)

 Westmeath fans will hope  Dessie Dolan reverse his decision to retire. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan / Inpho

New Westmeath manager manager Tom Cribbin insists there’ll be no pressure put on county stalwart Dessie Dolan to reverse his retirement plans for the(...)

Longford 1-8Athlone IT 0-10Pádraig Gill’s 50th minute goal proved to be the difference as Longford defeated Athlone IT in their final O’Byrne Cup game(...)

Westmeath goalkeeper Gary Connaughton has retired from intercounty football after the All-Ireland qualifier exit to Fermanagh. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

The GAA is anticipating a sell-out for next Saturday’s seismic All-Ireland hurling qualifier between All-Ireland champions Kilkenny and Tipperary. A s(...)