Mayo’s Cillian O’Connor make his first start of the year as his side face Monaghan at MacHale Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

SATURDAY Division One Tyrone v Derry, Healy Park, 7.0, Live Setanta Ireland  It’s been going from bad to worse for Derry and manage(...)

 Offaly’s Niall McNamee: the Rhode man kicked two superb points after coming on as a substitute. Photograph: Inpho

Offaly 0-13 Waterford 1-4 A very solid defensive display laid a powerful foundation as Offaly recorded a second league win yesterday.Having conceded j(...)

Ciaran Dorney gets a pass away during St Vincent’s Leinster Club Senior Football Championship Final victory over Rhode

St Vincent’s 1-13Rhode 0-6A disappointing AIB Leinster club football final played out in Navan with little to intrigue the disinterested or, for that (...)

Dublin’s Diarmuid Connolly is the star of St Vincent’s attack  but he’s just one part of a formidable attacking  unit. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

This summer Dublin won a ninth Leinster title in 10 years and by a considerable margin. Even in Kevin Heffernan’s day the haul was just seven out of 1(...)

 Cathal McInerney is one of Cratloe’s established county players as they prepare to face Waterford champions Ballygunner. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht Club SFC q-f Tubbercurry (Sligo) v Aughawillan (Leitrim) Markievicz Park, 2.00 Fresh ground for both these sides, neither of whom (...)

Paddy Andrews and Bernard Brogan following Dublin’s victory over Monaghan in the quarter-final at Croke Park. “There are so many guys there to take your place. . . I’d say it’s a very good thing because it makes the team perform better.” Photograph: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

Some things are constant, some things aren’t. We don’t know what the lifespan of this Dublin team will be and yet most of the country can reel off a h(...)

Longford’s Mark Hughes is tackled by  Niall Darby and Johnny Moloney of Offaly. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Longford 0-19 Offaly 0-15The tag of favouritism is not one Longford carry frequently or easily. Perhaps there is change in the wind. Yesterday, after (...)

Longford’s Shane Doyle and David Hanlon of Offaly battle for possession.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Longford 0-19 Offaly 0-15The long-held Indian sign which Offaly have held over Longford was exorcised in this high-scoring Leinster senior football ch(...)

Offaly footballer Niall McNamee: has spoken about his gambling. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The number of senior inter-county GAA players accessing a confidential counselling service has tripled this year, a conference will hear today. The Ga(...)

Tyrone’s Seán Cavanagh wins possession ahead of Offaly’s David Hanlon at O’Connor Park, Tullamore on Saturday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Tyrone gave a masterly display of highly efficient football to record the easiest of victories over a shockingly poor Offaly side in Tullamore on Satu(...)