Donie Kingston scores a goal for Laois during the county’s defeat to Kildare in the Leinster SFC. Photograph: Lorcan Doherty/ Inpho.

London v Cavan (extra-time if necessary) Venue: Ruislip, 2.0 Referee: Paddy Neilan (Roscommon) Of the eight teams in qualifier action today, Cavan ar(...)

Ronan McEntire of Longford competes for the ball with Offaly’s Johnny Moloney during the Leinster SFC first-round match at O’Connor Park in Tullamore. Photo:  Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Down in the weeds, you spend most if your life tangled and trapped. If Saturday night in Tullamore taught us one thing, it was that teams from down th(...)

Longford’s Brian Kavanagh gets ahead of Johnny Moloney of Offaly during the Leinster Senior Football Championship first round game at Pearse Park on May 18th, 2014. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho.

Leinster Senior Football Championship Round One Offaly v Longford Saturday, O’Connor Park, 7pm The pall that has settled over Longford(...)

The Dublin team make their way to Hill 16 in 2006 after Mayo choose to warm-up in front of it. Photograph: Inpho

It is coming up on nine summers since the footballers of Mayo attempted an impromptu eviction of Dublin’s sense of comfort in Croke Park by running ou(...)

Offaly’s Nigel Dunne celebrates scoring a goal against Longford. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Offaly 4-16 Longford 1-12 Frustrated Longford manager Jack Sheedy gave the “promise” of a strong response when the opportunity for revenge on Offaly i(...)

Offaly manager Pat Flanagan: got very little to worry about in Aughrim against Wicklow. Photograph: Inpho

Offaly 2-18 Wicklow 2-6 Pat Flanagan brought his all conquering Offaly team to Aughrim only too well aware of the reputation that venue has f(...)

Offaly manager Pat Flanagan has had a greast start to the O’Byrne Cup. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Offaly had things very much their own way when they beat a very disappointing Maynooth University outfit in Tullamore 1-17 to 0-3.While qualification (...)

Offaly 2-12 Laois 0-9 A very solid performance saw Offaly win a battle of two experimental teams as they easily got the better of Laois in O’Co(...)

Stephen Cluxton: will captain the Dublin footballers again in 2015. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

New Offaly football manager Pat Flanagan has questioned the purpose of the GAA’s winter training ban and whether or not it affords the so-called weak(...)

Paul Bealin: led Westmeath last year but failed to get the backing of the clubs for a second term. Photo: William Cherry/Inpho/Presseye

And then there was one. Westmeath now stand alone as the last county still looking to appoint a senior football manager for 2015, and the search is(...)