Neil Gallagher is tackled by Cork’s Kevin O’Driscoll and Mark Collins during Donegal’s 0-12 to 1-8 victory. Photograph: Andrew Paton/INPHO/Presseye

What did we learn about the likely destination of the Sam Maguire from this weekend’s Allianz League games? At one stage during Dublin and Kerry’s co(...)

Kieran Donaghy: This time last year the conventional wisdom suggested he was all but done and dusted. Now he’s captain of the All-Ireland champions.  Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Around lunchtime on the day of last September’s All-Ireland football final, a rumour travelled via the Croke Park bush telegraph that Kieran Donaghy w(...)

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(...)

Slaughtneil’s Christopher Bradley (left) is unlikely to feature in the All-Ireland club final. Photograph: Inpho

Despite attending an oxygen chamber and travelling to England for treatment to speed up the healing process, All-Ireland club finalists Slaughtneil ad(...)

Austin Stacks’  Kieran Donaghy celebrates in front of Brendan Rodgers of Slaughtneil after the Kerry champins scored a point. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Slaughneil 1-14 Austin Stacks 2-10 One kick of a ball was the winning and the losing of this one, a fiercely competitive clash in O’Moore Park (...)

Tadhg Kennelly during his time at Sydney Swans. Photograph: Mark Nolan/Getty Iimages

Tadhg Kennelly was back in Ireland at the weekend, seeking out young GAA talent capable of making it as a professional footballer in the AFL.The form(...)

Austin Stacks manager Stephen Stack celebrates with Kieran Donaghy after the final whistle in the Munster club final in Páirc Uí Chaoimh. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Kieran Donaghy was a steaming mass of Deep Heat by the time we got to him. The end of the year hadn’t come a day too soon – his back hurt, his legs hu(...)

Kieran Donaghy in action for Austin Stacks against Ballincollig in the Munster Club Senior Football Championship semi-final. Photograph: Ryan Byrne

Ulster Club SFC finalOmagh St Enda’s (Tyrone) v Slaughtneil (Derry)Athletic Grounds, 3.30An odd business, the Ulster championship. Some counties have (...)

Kieran Donaghy: “I remember marching back in 94’ when I was 11 out in Killarney for the replay against the Crokes and that’s where it all started.”Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Aged 11 he had his first feel for what it was to represent the Rockies, the pride of Tralee and so often the pride of Kerry, a much smaller but no dou(...)

Brendan Rodgers the manager of Liverpool looks on from the bench on Wednesday night. Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty Images
The Morning Sports Briefing
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  • November 27, 2014, 08:30

The Champions League action continued last night with both Liverpool and Arsenal attempting to make it a first clean sweep of Premier League victories(...)