Mayo’s Cillian O’Connor make his first start of the year as his side face Monaghan at MacHale Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

SATURDAY Division One Tyrone v Derry, Healy Park, 7.0, Live Setanta Ireland  It’s been going from bad to worse for Derry and manage(...)

Dublin’s Kevin McManamon and Odhran Mac Niallais of Donegal will renew battle at Croke Park in their Allianz League Division One clash. Photograph: Inpho

Saturday Allianz League Division One Dublin v Donegal, Croke Park, 7.0 – As well as marking a renewal of last August’s memorable All-Ireland semi-fi(...)

Terry Hyland stands behind his Cavan team before their All-Ireland quarter-final match against Kerry in 2013. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

When Terry Hyland drove from work to training on Wednesday evening, the conditions couldn’t have been worse. It had rained steadily across mid-Ulster (...)

Benny Coulter has ended his Down inter-county career after 15 seasons. Photograph:  Donall Farmer/Inpho

The list of high-profile inter-county retirements continues, with veteran Down footballer Benny Coulter calling time on his 15-year career. Although h(...)

Paul Bealin: led Westmeath last year but failed to get the backing of the clubs for a second term. Photo: William Cherry/Inpho/Presseye

And then there was one. Westmeath now stand alone as the last county still looking to appoint a senior football manager for 2015, and the search is(...)

Seán Collins with his brother Podge will be aiming to defeat Crusheen to  win the Clare hurling title. Photograph: Inpho

Sunday Down SFC final Burren v Kilcoo, Páirc Esler, 4.0 – A repeat of last year’s final sees new Down manager Jim McCorry in charge as Kilcoo attempt (...)

Kilcoo’s James Conway wins the ball ahead of  Ballinderry’s Paul Greenan. Photograph: Russell Pritchard/Inpho/Presseye

Ballinderry 1-10 Kilcoo 0-9: Ballinderry, the 2002 All-Ireland club champions, reached the Ulster final for the first time in five years after a deser(...)

Crossmaglen’s Stephen Kernan elbows Kilcoo’s Conor Laverty and gets sent off for the challenge in the sides’ Ulster club SFC quarter-final replay. Photograph:  Jonathan Porter/Inpho/Presseye

Kilcoo 3-10 Crossmaglen 1-8: It took 160 minutes to separate them, and two goals in the first-half of extra-time helped Kilcoo finally defeat club gia(...)

Ciarán McKeever: will be marshalling Cullyhanna’s defence tomorrow

SUNDAYKerry SFC final – Dr Crokes v Austin Stacks, Fitzgerald Stadium Killarney, 3.0: County showdowns don’t come much bigger than this. Why, exactly?(...)