Mayo’s Aidan O’Shea tackled by Tomás Clancy, which resulted in the  Cork player receiving a black card. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Mayo 1-19 Cork 2-15Mayo came through this with gasping room only to spare. A game that took a while to ignite developed into a barn-burner by the end,(...)

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(...)

The margin, in the end, was a bit too close for comfort as far as Kerry were concerned and, conversely, left a sense of what might have been for Cork (...)

Kerry’s Colm Cooper celebrates scoring his goal against Cork. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Kerry 1-16 Cork 0-17: It wasn’t quite as convincing as it once threatened to be but Kerry have won back the Munster football title, beating old rivals(...)

Conor Counihan has taken the chance and experimented with his Cork side this year. Photograph: Inpho

There’s been a bit of a festival feel about the championship already, and even if these two old-timers have been shunted off the main stage in favour (...)