Brian McIver: “We have never won an Ulster club title so we can’t put that pressure on ourselves.” Photograph: Andrew Paton/Presseye/InphoPaton

“I don’t do pressure. It is the players who have the responsibility,” says Paul McIver with such low-key candour that you know he isn’t trying to conv(...)

Michael McCann: The former Antrim player and Cargin midfielder says he was bitten in the incident that sparked a mass brawl during the Ulster club clash. Photo: Jonathan Porter/Presseye/Inpho

Cargin centrefielder Michael McCann has insisted he was bitten by a Crossmaglen player during Sunday’s Ulster club SFC quarter-final. The former Antri(...)

Crossmaglen joint-manager Oisinn McConville is satisfied none of his players were guilty of biting Cargin’s Michael McCann and sparking a mass brawl during Sunday’s Ulster championship game. Photograph: Inpho

Crossmaglen joint-manager Oisin McConville has denied allegations one of his players bit a member of the opposition during his side’s 2-15 to 0-13 win(...)

Tyrone manager Mickey Harte has always favoured players who are instinctively going to do the right thing in tight spots, and won’t tolerate players who make handling errors. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

All week in Kerry, the conversations have started in the same way. I was at two funerals and the chat was the same at them both. Not just that, the to(...)

Formerly a wing back for the county, Conor McManus has developed into Monaghan’s standout forward, scoring 1-19 out of the county’s total of 1-47 during the championship this year. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Clontibret is a parish rather than a village, a stretch of the Dublin road with little nests of houses tucked behind the hedgerows down rocky ampersan(...)

 Martin O’Reilly scores Donegal’s  second goal against Armagh. Oisín McConville can’t see Derry stopping Rory Gallagher’s side either. Photograph: Andrew Paton/Presseye/Inpho

Oisín McConville, like the rest of Armagh, was deflated by the performance of their footballers in the recent Ulster quarter-final. With Kieran McGeen(...)

Oisín McConville: “I had a fair idea that he [Thomas Connolly, who got a two-year suspension for doping] was going to be made an example of and that’s a pity.” Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Following Thomas Connolly’s two-year suspension for ingesting anabolic steroids, the opinions of former Armagh footballer Oisín McConville and Kilkenn(...)

Fenced in: Oisín McConville  would wake up in a panic. Photograph: Barry Cronin

This is one of a series of articles by Patrick Freyne on winners and losers in Ireland’s changing gambling world.  At the height of his ca(...)

 David Bentley, Jackie Tyrell and Aaron Kernan feature  in “TheToughest Trade”. The  documentary film  follows the GAA players  who experience professional sports of baseball and football while former professional athletes David Bentley and Brian Schneider experience the life of an amateur GAA club player with Crossmaglen Rangers, Armagh, and James Stephens, Kilkenny. Photograph: Sportsfile

The first thing that needs to be said about The Toughest Trade, which aired on TV3 on Thursday night, is that Jackie Tyrrell is one of the very few me(...)

 Crossmaglen’s Jamie Clarke celebrates one of his two goals against Armagh Harps at the Athletic Grounds, Armagh. Photo: Adrew Paton/Inpho

Crossmaglen Rangers 4-14 Armagh Harps 0-9 Another straightforward day at the office, another Armagh senior county title for Crossmaglen Rangers – the(...)