Killarney Legion and  South Kerry players scuffle at end of Sunday’s drawn country final.   Munster Council has decided Legion are entitled to represent Kerry in Munster club championship.  Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Dublin football supporters are to be handed a championship road trip for the first time in a decade next summer, according to county chairman Seán (...)

Donegal manager Jim McGuinness celebrates with Neil  and Eamonn McGee after the victory over Dublin in the 2014 All-Ireland semi-final at Croke Park. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

A few days after the Ulster final, Pat Shovelin dropped into the house just for a chat. I was down in the office and he popped his head round the d(...)

Dublin could begin their All-Ireland defence in Nowlan Park. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

All-Ireland champions Dublin will face the winners of Laois and Wicklow in the quarter-finals of next year’s Leinster football championship. Whoever e(...)

A teacher by  profession, Brian Cody had no track record of success at club level when offered the Kilkenny job 17 years ago. Photograph: Damien Eagers/Sportsfile

The agonies of management were well summed up by a very experienced practitioner, who had known All-Ireland success as well as tougher times. He descr(...)

Paddy Andrews of Dublin is tackled by Kerry’s Fionn Fitzgerald during this year’s All-Ireland senior football final at Croke Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho.

Some of the most lauded underage footballers are being fooled into thinking senior success is a mere transition. Dublin footballer Paddy Andrews says(...)

Dublin’s Paddy Andrews is September’s player of the month. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Paddy Andrews of Dublin and Kilkenny’s TJ Reid have been named as the Opel GAA/GPA Players of the Month for September in football and hurling respecti(...)

Stephen Rochford: guided Galway club Corofin to an impressive All-Ireland club final success earlier this year.

It will be several weeks before Mayo make any decision on who will manage their football team in 2016 after the recent upheaval, although Stephen Roc(...)

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 (...)

Kerry’s Colm Cooper battles for possession with Philly McMahon, a player who performs better when he’s getting under the opposition’s skin. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

I was standing in the tunnel at one stage on Sunday as the Kerry players walked past me. Some of them were guys I had played with, won with, lost with(...)

Dublin manager Jim Gavin. In pursuit ofsuccess he had to recast Dublin as ateam that could embrace a more formidable defensive approach while  still posing a threat at the other end. Photograph: INPHO/Ryan Byrne

It wasn’t just the sight of Dublin and Kerry contesting an All-Ireland final that gave Sunday a back-to-the-future atmosphere. The incessant ra(...)