Galway’s Michael Lundy celebrates after he scored his sides fourth goal against Tipperary in Tullamore.  Photograph: James Crombie / Inpho

Galway 4-17 Tipperary 4-12 In the end this wasn’t quite the epic battle to make the All-Ireland football quarter-finals that the final scoreboa(...)

Longford’s Kevin Diffley gets past Derry’s Mark Craig in the GAA Football All Ireland Senior Championship Qualifier Series Round 1A, at Celtic Park, Derry, at the weekend.  Photograph: John McIlwaine/Inpho

Longford might have needed a 66th-minute goal from substitute Mark Hughes to seal victory over Derry at Celtic Park but this was no smash and grab eff(...)

Galway’s Fiontán Ó Curraoin climbs highest to claim the ball during the Connacht SFC semi-final clash against Sligo at  Markievicz Park. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

Galway 0-16 Sligo 0-11Some natural order restored at Markievicz Park as Galway booked their place in the Connacht football final for the first time in(...)

Garreth Bradshaw: His runs from wing back add urgency to Galway’s play.  Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

In the 104-year history of fixtures between these two counties, Sligo are in a veritable streak. They’ve beaten Galway the last two times they’ve met(...)

Paul Conroy: will not be risked unless rivals Sligo threaten to overwhelm Galway. Photograph: Mike Shaughnessy/Inpho

A mounting injury list and need to internally discipline two players leaves Alan Mulholland’s Galway footballers below full strength for Saturday’s C(...)

Galway’s Paul Varley tries to dodge the challenge of  London’s Stephen Curran during the Connacht SFC quarter-final at Ruislip. Photograph:  Gerry McManus/Inpho

Galway 3-17 London 0-7No fairytales this year for London, as Galway came over to Ruislip and administered an old-fashioned hammering with the minimum (...)

London captain Lorcan Mulvey: “People think we’re a flash in the pan. That’s just what people think. So it’s up to us to change that.” Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

CONNACHT CHAMPIONSHIP QUARTER-FINAL London v Galway Ruislip, Sunday, 3.30 Life went on for the London footballers when the summer ended. They went b(...)

UCD’s Robbie Benson who opened the scoring for the visitors at the Brandywell last night. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Derry City 1 UCD 1 Roddy Collins’ decision not to select(...)

If you were asked to name the book or books that defined Ireland for you, which would you choose? That’s the challenge UCD academics and bestsellin(...)

Mark McGinley impressed in goal for UCD against Drogheda.

UCD 2 DroThe late heroics of goalkeeper Mark McGinley earned UCD a vital point in their battle against relegation in an incident-packed clash at the U(...)