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(...)

Cork goalkeeper Ken O’Halloran: Steps up to fill the goalkeeping postion after several seasons on the bench. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Cork will be without Donncha O’Connor for Saturday’s Munster football semi-final against Tipperary.O’Connor, who has nine goals and 125 points in 38 (...)

It’s not dubbed the managerial merry-go-round for nothing: Kieran McGeeney is leaving Kildare and returning to his native county Armagh. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

So it’s not dubbed the managerial merry-go-round for nothing: on the same night Jason Ryan went before the Kildare county board to be ratified as thei(...)

Steven O’Brien of Tipperary battles with Galway’s Greg Higgins at Pearse Stadium. Photograph: Mike Shaughnessy/Inpho

Tipperary were poised to become the latest side to inflict an All-Ireland SFC qualifier defeat on Galway when they trailed by just a point at the inte(...)

Clare’s Noel Roche in action against Kerry during the 1992 Munster football final when they created a major shock by winning the Munster title. Photo: Inpho

What goes up must come down. Twenty years ago, as tomorrow, Cork footballers travelled to Clare for a championship fixture but circumstances could har(...)

Kerry manager Eamonn Fitzmaurice: Happy with side’s progress ahead of championship fixture against Waterford. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Hard to tell who faced the harder task after this: Eamonn Fitzmaurice tried to lessen the positives and find some value; while Peter Creedon attemp(...)