Cavan’s Gearoid McKiernan picks up the rebound to score a goal against London. Photo: Gerry McManus/Inpho

London 0-11 Cavan 2-22 For 10 minutes after Saturday’s round 1A qualifier at Ruislip London’s players stood attentively in a huddle as Paul Coggins de(...)

Cathal Shine avoids the attentions of a London player during their Connacht quarter-final win in Ruislip. Photograph: Inpho

London 0-10 Roscommon 1-14 Out on the Emerald GAA Grounds pitch as the smell of beer and burgers wafted in the Ruislip air Roscommon manager Joh(...)

Leitrim’s Kevin Conlon was man of the match against London at Páirc Seán MhicDiarmada, Carrick-on-Shannon. Photograph: Inpho

Leitrim 1-18 London 0-9 Leitrim gained their first victory of the current Allianz Football League campaign when they comprehensively defeated London (...)

Carlow’sHugh Gahan: landed a 39th minute goal at Netwatch Cullen Park. Photograph: Inpho

London pushed Carlow all the way in this fog-shrouded tie at Netwatch Cullen Park yesterday, with second half goals from Hughie Gahan and Darragh O’B(...)

London’s Mark Gottsche attempts to block Michael Lundy  scoring another point for Galway during their Connacht  quarter-final at Ruislip, London. Photograph: Inpho

Galway 3-17 London 0-7 Careful what you wish for, eh? After spending last summer clawing and scratching to be taken seriously, London were (...)

Galway’s Paul Varley tries to dodge the challenge of  London’s Stephen Curran during the Connacht SFC quarter-final at Ruislip. Photograph:  Gerry McManus/Inpho

Galway 3-17 London 0-7No fairytales this year for London, as Galway came over to Ruislip and administered an old-fashioned hammering with the minimum (...)

London captain Lorcan Mulvey: “People think we’re a flash in the pan. That’s just what people think. So it’s up to us to change that.” Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

CONNACHT CHAMPIONSHIP QUARTER-FINAL London v Galway Ruislip, Sunday, 3.30 Life went on for the London footballers when the summer ended. They went b(...)

London manager Paul Coggins is taking positives from their display in the Connacht final – despite the concession of five goals to Mayo. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Mayo

After the past few weeks nothing can faze London football manager Paul Coggins. Anyway, today’s commute over to Dublin is the easiest and most enjoyab(...)

Mayo’s Alan Freeman celebrates scoring the opening goal in Castlebar.  Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Mayo 5-11 London 0-10: So the first globalised Connacht football final ended up distinctly local, as Mayo effectively waltzed around their home ground(...)

Shane Mulligan at Woolwich Arsenal station. It can take him almost two hours, taking three different trains, to travel across the city to Ruislip to make training in the evening. Photograph: Joanne O’Brien

Putney Leisure Centre, 5.50amThe 337 bus is late. Why this should be so is a mystery beyond the foggy workings of the mind at such an appalling hour. (...)