Jason Ryan has left his post as manager of the Kildare footballers after two years in charge. Photo: James Crombie/INPHO

Jason Ryan has stepped down as manager of the Kildare footballers. From Waterford, Ryan spent two years in charge of Kildare, having taken over on th(...)

Dublin manager Jim Gavin: As is evident from Gavin’s press conference last week, he and McGeeney attempted to keep the lid on the incident.   Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

There is some irony in the fact that it was Dublin manager Jim Gavin’s attempt last Thursday to draw a line under the Davey Byrne incident that end(...)

Galway’s Fiontan O’Curraoin and Armagh’s Jamie Clarke Photograph: Declan Roughan/Inpho/Presseye

Galway 1-12 Armagh 0-12 Nothing beats the crazy tension of the high-wire championship knock-out clash, as long as you’re the team left standing at the(...)

The phrase “behind closed doors” has always been one of the most loaded in the GAA lexicon. Ostensibly, the in-camera match arrangement allows both te(...)

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(...)

Éamonn Fitzmaurice made the move into management with what appeared to be seamless ease. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

In the litany of minor miracles concocted by Kerry last summer, their Munster final win against Cork has been almost forgotten. It takes a singular(...)

Managers Jason Ryan and Jim Gavin shake hands at the end of the game. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

What does Jim Gavin take from these matches in Leinster? Kildare were dispatched yesterday by a chastening 19 points. It did drag down the average w(...)

Armagh’s Tony Kernan sees his shot saved by  Wicklow goalkeeper Robert Lambert as defender Aaron Murphy  moves in during the All-Ireland qualifier game at the  Athletic Grounds. Photograph:  Jonathan Porter/Inpho/Presseye

Armagh 2-17 Wicklow 2-7 The scoreline suggests otherwise but Wicklow pushed Armagh hard in the Athletic Grounds on Saturday before two late Jamie Clar(...)

 Kieran McGeeney’s Armagh side take on Wicklow at the Athletic Grounds with victory likely. Photograph: Inpho

There’s no real mystery for either side here – this is their fourth meeting in four years in the qualifiers so they ought to have a fair idea of what (...)

 Martin O’Reilly scores Donegal’s  second goal against Armagh. Oisín McConville can’t see Derry stopping Rory Gallagher’s side either. Photograph: Andrew Paton/Presseye/Inpho

Oisín McConville, like the rest of Armagh, was deflated by the performance of their footballers in the recent Ulster quarter-final. With Kieran McGeen(...)