Colm Cooper returns to the Kerry starting XV for the first time since the 2013  All-Ireland semi-final defeat to Dublin. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Finally, after 16 months not without a few set backs, Kerry’s Colm Cooper returns from a ruptured cruciate and fractured kneecap. The eight time All S(...)

 Dean Lonergan scores Tipperary’s  goal during the Munster SFC quarter-final match at Semple Stadium in Thurles. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Tipperary 1-24 Waterford 0-5 The hip injury that forced Colin O’Riordan to hobble off during the second half of Sunday’s Munster SFC quarter-fi(...)

Tipperary manager Peter Creedon oversaw his team defeat Clare in Allianz League. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Tipperary 2-11 Clare 1-8Tipperary rekindled their promotion hopes with a comfortable six-point victory over Clare at Semple Stadium on Saturday after(...)

Tipperary manager Peter Creedon insisted  he wasn’t “overtly pleased” with his side’s display – despite the comfortable nature of the victory over Limerick. Photograph: Inpho

Tipperary 1-14 Limerick 1-2 Peter Creedon’s Tipperary put their Armagh heartbreak behind them to register their first points in Division Three (...)

Alan Campbell and Barry Grogan tackle Donncha O’Connor of Cork. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Cork 1-14 Tipperary 0-12Cork manager Brian Cuthbert welcomed the opportunity for “game-time” for his extended squad who continued their run through th(...)

 Galway’s Michael Lundy celebrates after he scored his sides fourth goal against Tipperary in Tullamore.  Photograph: James Crombie / Inpho

Galway 4-17 Tipperary 4-12 In the end this wasn’t quite the epic battle to make the All-Ireland football quarter-finals that the final scoreboa(...)

Tipperary’s Barry Grogan celebrates with manager Peter Creedon after the victory over Laois at O’Moore Park. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Of all the Tipperary supporters converging on Tullamore this evening, one man is taking particular joy from their eye-catching run through the All-Ir(...)

Cork manager Brian Cuthbert rings the changes for the meeting with Sligo. Photograph: Inpho

SATURDAY Cork v Sligo O’Connor Park, Tullamore, 5pm Sky Sports There were two ways Brian Cuthbert could deal with Cork’s Munster final capitulation(...)

Tipperary’s Barry Grogan (left) celebrates scoring a late goal with Peter Acheson in the  All-Ireland Senior Championship Qualifier Series Round 3A game at O’Moore Park in Portlaoise. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

When the last tale is told of Championship 2014, make sure there’s room for a mention of a manic night in Portlaoise. Let the people know that whateve(...)

Longford’s Michael Quinn: will need close attention. Photograph: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

League form means nothing at all. The footballing nous of veteran forwards Brian Kavanagh and Paul Barden proved invaluable as Longford dumped Divisio(...)