Monaghan’s Cormac McManus will pose a huge threat to Donegal in the Ulster final. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

They might be giants. In what seems like the blink of an eye, Malachy O’Rourke has transformed a Monaghan team with a great future behind it into a s(...)

 Monaghan’s Kieran Hughes’ shot is blocked by Luke Keaney of Donegal. Photograph: Inpho

Monaghan 1-16Donegal 1-10 Nobody feels a(...)

 Armagh’s Jamie Clarke fends off  Donegal’s Neil McGee during the Dr McKenna Cup clash at the Athletic Grounds. Photo:  Jonathan Porter/Presseye/Inpho

Donegal 1-10 Armagh 0-11A strong last quarter helped Donegal come from five points down to record their first win of the season at the Athletic Ground(...)

Zach Touhy of Ireland celebrates scoring his side’s first goal with Ross Munnelly. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

IRELAND 57 AUSTRALIA 35It’s the way of the international rules series these days that the actual matches have been overtaken as talking points by the(...)

 Mayo’s Cillian O’Connor celebrates scoring his second goal. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Mayo 4-17 Donegal 1-10: Jimmy’s not winning matches anymore. Beforehand, Mayo, poor old Mayo, the nearly county of modern Gaelic football, were being(...)

The return to fitness of forward Andy Moran, here celebrating his goal against Galway in the Connacht quarter-final, has given his county a massive boost. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Well now. That got nasty in a hurry. Remember the run-up to last year’s All-Ireland final? Remember how fun and novel it all seemed? Lord, it even fel(...)

Pearse O’Neill: survivor from 2010 victory over Dublin.

In the three years since they last played in the football championship the winds of fortune may have shifted in Dublin’s favour, but there will still (...)

Clare manager David Fitzgerald. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Tomorrow in Thurles the Munster hurling championship gets under way with a fixture that also marked the counties’ first league assignment this year ba(...)

All-Ireland champions Donegal have named the same team that started last September’s final for Sunday’s eagerly awaited clash  against Tyrone.

Tyrone manager Mickey Harte has named an experienced team for Sunday’s big match in the Ulster championship. There are two championship debutan(...)

Kerry manager Eamonn Fitzmaurice. Photograph: Kieran Murray/Inpho

Everybody has a handy cure for the hiccups, the only problem being none of them seem to work. That's four big hiccups now for Kerry football, a(...)