Ireland’s Jonny Sexton is tackled and injured by France’s Louis Picamoles during the recent match at the Millennium Stadium. The physical attrition in rugby is considerable. Photo: David Davies/PA

By now the GAA is quite practised at coping with big international sporting events involving Irish teams but there was still some apprehension in Crok(...)

Maurice Horan has stepped down as Limerick football manager. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Limerick football manager Maurice Horan has announced that he is to step down from the position following the round one qualifier defeat to Longford.H(...)

Kerry manager Eamonn Fitzmaurice has introduced several new players during the league. Photograph: Kieran Murray/Inpho

The scale of Kerry’s football problems in the short term is that they may be relegated from the top division of the Allianz Football League. Sh(...)