Armagh and Tyrone players confront each other early on in last weekend’s qualifier clash at Omagh. Photograph: Andrew Paton/Presseye/Inpho

The authorities must condemn them. Managers can’t condone them. The media has to tut-tut away and decide that they’re the worst thing to happen since (...)

Kerry’s James O’Donoghue in action against  Cork’s Thomas Clancy. The Kingdom’s All Star will prove a big threat tho the home team at Páirc Uí Chaoimh. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Tomorrow afternoon brings down the curtain on the old Páirc Uí Chaoimh’s history as a football venue. The same fixture packed out the then new ground(...)

Kerry manager  Eamonn Fitzmaurice: “I think that if we can get through this phase of injuries, we will have a very strong squad.” Photo: Russell Pritchard/Inpho

The Kerry team that runs out at Cusack Park, Ennis, on Sunday will see a dramatic change from what the Irish sporting public has grown accustomed to.(...)

Sky Sports News presenter Rachel Wyse will front the channel’s GAA coverage.

The name of Paul Galvin was conspicuous by its absence when Sky Sports announced their line-up for this summer’s GAA coverage. The former Kerry star h(...)

Kilkenny’s Jackie Tyrell: “I don’t mind if it’s centre-back or corner-back or corner-forward. Literally, once I am playing I don’t care.” Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

With Nowlan Park providing the pool for Sky Sports to dip their toe into the Gaelic games market, the wonder is how much impact it will have on the hu(...)

Eamonn Fitzmaurice: “Everyone is working really hard and we are not that far from getting a result. There was a lot more head-scratching this time last year. It is frustrating but that is the nature of Division One football now. But I am not a worrier.” Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

“Welcome to Kerry,” Eamonn Fitzmaurice says cheerfully as the lunchtime bell sounds in Pobalscoil Chorca Dhuibhne and students turn the bright (...)

Barry Cahill: “It’s just so demanding really, and teams are coming back earlier every year. There’s no real off-season, even if you’re not allowed train collectively, you feel under pressure to actually keep your body in decent nick.”

It’s not quite a chorus of disapproval but former Dublin All-Ireland winner Barry Cahill has added his voice to r(...)

Colm Cooper of Dr Crokes leaves the field after sustaining an injury against Castlebar Mitchels during the AIB All-Ireland senior club semi-final at O’Moore Park in Portlaoise on Saturday. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Kerry star Colm Cooper could face up to a year out of the game after it was confirmed that he ruptured a cruciate in his right knee playing for(...)

Mayo’s Aidan O’Shea is shown a black card by referee Rory Hickey during last weekends Allianz Football League Division 1 clash at St Conleth’s Park, Newbridge. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Initial evidence that the black card may be achieving the intended effect has been welcomed by Paul Earley, who successfully proposed the initiative a(...)

Paul Galvin: an embodiment of Kerry football. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The retirement of Paul Galvin wasn’t so much a shock as a surprise. Years of playing a physical game and never being shy of attrition had taken the(...)