Kerry’s Colm Cooper palms home the first of his two goals in the All-Ireland quarter-final against Kildare at Croke Park. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Kerry 7-16 Kildare 0-10 A nearly perfect afternoon for Kerry manager Eamonn Fitzmaurice saw the champions rack up a record score for an All-Ireland qu(...)

Longford’s Diarmuid Masterson gets a second yellow and subsequent red card during the All-Ireland SFC Qualfier in Mullingar. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Kildare 2-24 Longford 0-11 Eoghan O’Flaherty kicked five points but it was the first-half goal from Eamonn Callaghan that began the onslaught from Kil(...)

Kildare will have their hands full trying to prevent Diarmuid Connolly (left) and Paul Flynn from spraying kick passes into the danger zone and keeping tabs on the full forwards. Photograph: Inpho

In two-year increments Kildare’s challenge to Dublin has slipped away since the 2009 Leinster final. The tale is told most graphically by the bookm(...)

Kildare’s Tommy Moolick celebrates scoring the equalising point in the Leinster SFC quarter-final at O’Connor Park in Tullamore. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Kildare 0-16 Laois 0-16 “Games, games, games,” Kildare manager Jason Ryan was hardly downbeat. “Competitive games — that’s really important for us.” (...)

TJ Reid is one of four Ballyhale Shamrocks players to return to the Kilkenny side for Sunday’s Division 1A releagtion play-off with Clare. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Kilkenny have wheeled out the big guns for Sunday’s Division One A relegation play-off against Clare. As expected manager Brian Cody has given instant(...)

Daniel Flynn returned for Kildare in their win against Cavan. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Cavan 0-14 Kildare 2-13Kildare finally broke their duck with a first league win in a fractious Division Two clash with Cavan at a stormy Kingspan/Bre(...)

 Daniel Flynn  has left Port Adelaide and will join the Kildare panel once he is ready. Photograph:James Crombie/Inpho

Former Kildare footballer Daniel Flynn is the latest AFL recruit to bring their professional career to a premature conclusion, and an intercounty come(...)

Kildare manager Jason Ryan: ‘A number of the teams we’re going to be playing have had more time on the pitch in preparation for the games.’ Photograph: Inpho

As Wexford manager when the GAA introduced the winter training ban in 2010, Jason Ryan was one of the initiative’s loudest critics.The rules regardin(...)

 Bernard Brogan scores Dublin’s second goal at Croke Park yesterday. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Yesterday’s GAA Leinster football semi-final at Croke Park deviated from the narratives of the past few years but not in the way Kildare might have ho(...)

Emlyn Mulligan: going for a scan on his injured calf today.

Connacht secretary John Prenty has defended the decision to stage the provincial semi-final replay between Leitrim and London in Hyde Park rather than(...)