Dublin’s Bernard Brogan scores a goal against Monaghan. Dublin’s heavy scoring rate helped push up the overall total this summer. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Claiming the black card as an instant success, the GAA yesterday released statistics from this year’s football championship to support the effect of t(...)

James Horan: has shaped a highly skilled and physically impressive team which, it seems, has limitless heart. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Two very significant developments took place many miles away from last weekend’s thunderous All-Ireland football semi-finals, both of which instantly (...)

New Armagh manager Kieran McGeeney has been given a five-year deal.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne / Inpho

Kieran McGeeney has been confirmed as the new Armagh senior football manager on a five-year deal.The Orchard County’s former All-Ireland winning capta(...)

The Armagh County Board have expressed their thanks to Paul Grimley after the manager resigned in the wake of Armagh’s All-Ireland SFC quarter-final defeat to Donegal. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

A key Croke Park official has expressed reservations about the proposal circulated at Leinster Council that the senior provincial championship should (...)

 Armagh manager Paul Grimley (left) has stepped down and looks set to be replaced by   Kieran McGeeney (right) . Photograph: Donall Farmer / Inpho

Paul Grimley has stepped down as Armagh manager after the Orchard County’s All-Ireland football quarter-final defeat to Donegal. Former Kildare manage(...)

Dublin’s Cian O’Sullivan and Bryan Cullen close down Donegal’s  Michael Murphy during the 2011 All-Ireland SFC semi-final at Croke Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

We all have our preferences for watching big games – our seats, our pre-match routines, and our preferred viewing partners. Your dad might drive you d(...)

The Hill 16 on Saturday: “Blue skies, bouncy springs, We just named two awesome things, A Nobel prize, a piece of string, You know what’s awesome? EVERYTHING!”

Surely the most important piece of insider news we learned this week was that the Ireland women’s rugby team sang a song from a children’s movie (F(...)

Armagh’s decision to avoid the media appears to stem from the punishment handed down for their involvement in the pre-match  brawl which marred their Ulster quarter-final win over Cavan back in June. Photograph: Inpho

Croke Park has conceded it has no control over Armagh’s continued refusal to engage in any media appearances ahead of Saturday’s All-Ireland football(...)

Armagh players taking to the pitch but there has been little sight of them at media conferences recently as they continue to boycott press events.Photograph: ©INPHO/PRESSEYE/Matt Mackey

Armagh continues to say no to all mainstream GAA media - cancelling a scheduled appearance at a lunchtime press conference today ahead of Saturday’s A(...)

Meath’s Michael Newman is tackled by Armagh’s  Brendan Donaghy during the qualifer at Croke Park. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Armagh 0-18 Meath 0-13 Meath, a football dynasty deep in transition, have been removed from the championship before the serious business commences a(...)