Dublin’s Paul Flynn  during the team parade before the 2012 Leinster senior football final against Meath at  Croke Park, Dublin. Photograph: Inpho

The drum roll of forbidding statistics accompanying Sunday’s Leinster final is daunting from the point of view of Dublin’s opponents, Meath. The champ(...)

Galway’s Ronan Burke and Fergal Moore battle with Kilkenny’s  Mark Kelly and Eoin Larkin during Sunday’s Leinster SH semi-final at  O’Connor Park, Tullamore. Photograph: Inpho

Leinster Council is open to the idea of bringing the provincial hurling semi-finals back to Croke Park given the rise in attendances this year. The a(...)

Danny Murphy: “The application of rules by the referee is not the problem. Fouling is the real problem and no colour of card is required for those playing by the rules.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Ulster Council chief executive Danny Murphy has defended referees against what he terms “unacceptable” criticism. Writing in his annual report to n(...)

A scuffle breaks out between Dublin and DCU players during Sunday’s O’Byrne Cup match. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

The Leinster Council is to investigate allegations that a Dublin player bit an opponent in Sunday’s Bórd na Móna O’Byrne Cup match in Parnell Park. Th(...)

Donegal’s David Walsh with Gerard O’Kane of Derry during last year’s Ulster Championship.

All-Ireland champions Dublin last night landed on the more desirable side of next year’s Leinster championship draw.Within a fortnight of landing a se(...)