Ger Brennan has retired from intercounty football. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Jim Gavin has acknowledged Ger Brennan’s ‘outstanding’ leadership qualities as his 2013 All-Ireland winning centre back officially hung up his Dublin (...)

Ciaran Dorney gets a pass away during St Vincent’s Leinster Club Senior Football Championship Final victory over Rhode

St Vincent’s 1-13Rhode 0-6A disappointing AIB Leinster club football final played out in Navan with little to intrigue the disinterested or, for that (...)

“If Ger (Brennan) is pushing to get into the team, it just means that I have to play better,” says Dublin’s Kevin Nolan. Photograph: Lorcan Doherty/Inpho.

Life began to get complicated for Kevin Nolan at the height of the jubilation. The Dublin wing back had crowned a fine year with the county’s first(...)

Dublin’s Ger Brennan holds the Sam Maguire trophy last September. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Dublin GAA footballer and teacher Ger Brennan this morning told students about his faith in God and his belief that faith is an important part of a(...)

Jim Gavin receives his Philips Sports Manager of the Year award from Cel O’Reilly (Managing Director Philips Ireland) and Michael Ring TD, Minister of State for Sport, at a function in the Shelbourne Hotel. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

In a reverse of 1995, Dublin football manager Jim Gavin saw off Clare hurling manager Davy Fitzgerald for the Philips Sports Manager of the Year award(...)

The fitness of  Cillian O’Connor remains problematic for Mayo. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The presumption this week is that Ger Brennan and Cillian O’Connor are holed up somewhere watching Walter White’s Kafkaesque story unfurl on Netflix. (...)

The Dublin team gather in front of Hill 16. They will be hoping to give their fans plenty to cheer about in tonight’s All-Ireland senior football championship quarter-final against Cork in Croke Park. Photograph:  Morgan Treacy/Inpho

There have been better football championships, plenty of them, in fact. These are oily enough concepts at the best of times but you’ll be hard-pressed(...)

Cork manager Conor Counihan: “You need a bit of luck and a bit of experience, you don’t win easy All-Irelands now.” Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

The last question for Conor Counihan is the only one that registers.“We haven’t put in a performance that we are capable of, but if we do I believe we(...)