UCD’s Barry O’Sullivan gets past Ian Maguire of UCC at the Mardyke. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho.

UCD 3-11 UCC 1-9 UCD The record winners of the Sigerson Cup, UCD, ensured that they will be in next week’s finals weekend in Jordanstown with victo(...)

Austin Stacks forward David Mannix has been in fine form for DCU. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

(All throw-ins Sunday 2.00pm unless stated) Football O’Byrne Cup – Round 3 Wexford v IT Carlow, Bunclody; Dublin v DCU, Parnell Park; Offaly v K(...)

Meath’s Stephen Bray: is available to represent Leinster this weekend though he recently announced his intercounty retirement. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

It’s been lost and neglected and kicked around more times than a stray dog and still it refuses to go away. The question won’t go away either: does an(...)

 John Heslin celebrates scoring his late goal against Meath. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

It was mid-July and the football championship had yet to come alive - worse still it was 80 years since the first championship meeting of Meath and W(...)

Stephen Rochford: the Ballinrobe native won an All-Ireland club medal with Crossmolina in 2001 and managed Galway club Corofin to the same title last March. Photograph: Inpho

Mayo county committee on Monday night ratified Stephen Rochford as the county’s new football manager and handed him a three-year term subject to annu(...)

Ballygunner’s Pauric Mahony and Shane Dowling of Na Piarsaigh whose sides meet in the Munster club hurling final. Photograph:  Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile

Sunday Munster club SHC final Ballygunner (Waterford) v Na Piarsaigh (Limerick), Semple Stadium, 2pm – These clubs met in the Munster sem(...)

Fermanagh’s Sean Quigley has scored 2-26 so far this summer, 75 per cent of such coming from placed ball. Photograph: Andrew Paton/Inpho.

Fermanagh go into this weekend’s final qualifier round armed with the championship’s top scorer Sean Quigley – but if Westmeath can continue to kee(...)

Bernard Brogan celebrates scoring a goal in the Leinster SFC Final against Westmeath at Croke Park. Photograph:  Inpho

Dublin 2-13 Westmeath 0-6 When it comes to Leinster finals these days, we dutifully pan for grains of interest having long since given up on finding (...)

Manager Jim Gavin says hunger in Dublin camp is as sharp as ever. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Each game in isolation. Control the controllables. Prepare answers to every question. Repeat ad nauseum. Being a Dublin footballer, or their manager (...)

Dublin and Ballymun Kickhams Davey Byrne will not be available for selection this weekend. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Dublin football manager Jim Gavin has said that the players want to move on from the incident last week’s challenge match with Armagh, won by Dublin 3(...)