Meath’s Conor Gillespie is set to be involved this weekend. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Nine months after his 2014 season was ended by a fiendish cruciate ligament injury Meath midfielder Conor Gillespie is set to make his Meath return th(...)

Shane O’Neill: will be back at headquarters for the Division One clash against Ger Cunningham’s league leaders Dublin. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

All-Ireland champions Kerry and Munster rivals Cork have both named one change in their teams for Sunday’s Division One meeting in Páirc Uí Rinn. Eam(...)

 Conor McHugh of DCU: his side will take on   UCD in the first of Friday’s Sigerson Cup semi-final. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

According to some experts Conor McHugh is entering the perfect storm – Sigerson Cup finals, promptly followed by the under-21 championship, with Allia(...)

Jim Gavin accused Cork of defensive tactics. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The mood is a little uneasy at the moment in the world of football. Last week Croke Park’s financial report for 2014 brought further news of how the b(...)

Cork’s James Loughrey: “Look at Donegal: it takes a year or longer to master a defensive structure. You can’t just suddenly do it.” Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

It was a weekend of decidedly defensive football in the upper reaches of the Allianz Football League. On Saturday evening Dublin certainly weren’t go(...)

 Eoghan O’Gara of Dublin surrounded by Donegal men at Croke Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer / Inpho

Dublin 2-10 Donegal 0-11 A terrific Jack McCaffrey goal seven minutes from time clinched a first win of the 2015 Allianz Football League for Du(...)

Dublin’s Dean Rock played more rugby than football at school and modelled his place-kicking technique on England’s Jonny Wilkinson. photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

On Monday, October 26th, 2009, a snippet at the bottom of the one of The Irish Times GAA pages carried brief mention of the weekend’s interprovincial (...)

Dublin goalkeeper Stephen Cluxton and Michael Murphy of Donegal during last year’s All-Ireland Football Championship semi-final at Croke Park. Photograph: James Crosbie/Inpho.

Dublin v Donegal, Croke Park, 7pmBack to the scene, then. The flipside of Dublin’s advantage in having Croke Park as a home venue is that every little(...)

Dublin’s Michael Dara Macauley is sent off  late in normal time by referee David Gough during the O’Byrne Cup final against  Newbridge. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Dublin 0-24 Kildare 0-19 (aet) A strong extra-time in St Conleth’s Park before a crowd of approximately 8,000 gave Dublin a first O’Byrne Cup in seve(...)

Galway manager Kevin Walsh: will be hoping to build upon the county’s recent All-Ireland successes at U-21 level. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho
Previews

Saturday Waterford Crystal Cup (Munster SH) semi-finals Cork v Clare, Mallow, 1.0 – Cork make the customary raft of changes, resting Pau(...)