Dublin  manager Jim Gavin at   Allianz Football League Division One semi-final in  Croke Park: “I think the last quarter of the game fizzled out a bit, but Donegal do pose a lot of threats.” Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Silence fell across the land last night as precisely nobody wept for the death of the league semi-final. Dublin and Kerry skipped through Donegal and (...)

Donegal’s Ryan McHugh: “We have eight weeks to prepare for championship . . the Dubs beat us and they were a far superior team.” Photograph: Andrew Paton/Inpho

Not a lot to see, not a lot to talk through. Which, in these oh-so serious days, suits the Dublin management down to the ground. A routine query as to(...)

Jim Gavin’s Dublin are on the trail of a fourth successive league win, a feat achieved only twice before in football. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The audit of the National Football League is nearly complete. It’s an unusual competition in that the evidence of a given campaign isn’t considered hu(...)

The Dublin team stand for the national anthem before playing Roscommon in Carrick-on-Shannon. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Perception is everything. When Dublin and Donegal met in their regular league fixture in Croke Park on Easter Saturday night, the shorthand version o(...)

Dean Rock finds the net for Dublin against Roscommon in Carrick-on-Shannon, Leitrim, after the game was switched from Dr Hyde Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Sometimes it feels like you could power a small town on the GAA’s imperviousness to logic. The weekend’s doings in the hurling and football leagues th(...)

The last game Colm McFadden played for Donegal was against Mayo in last year’s All-Ireland quarter-final against Mayo at Croke Park. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

The anticipated Easter Saturday night return of Colm McFadden to the Donegal team will extend the lifespan of its potent All-Ireland winning trio: McF(...)

Roscommon’s Cathal Cregg celebrates scoring a goal. Photograph: Lorcan Doherty/Inpho

Roscommon 1-19 Donegal 0-17 The Rossies are turning to into a thrilling flying column of a football team. After their opening day defeat - to Monagha(...)

Kerry’s Alan Fitzgerald and Neil McGee of Donegal clash off the ball in Tralee. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The Central Competitions Controls Committee has decided to punish both the Kerry and Donegal county boards, as well as Neil McGee, following the ugly (...)

Neil McGee of Donegal picks up a blood injury against Kerry last Sunday. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Donegal have remained tight-lipped about the ugly scenes in Austin Stack Park, Tralee on Sunday afternoon, preferring instead to concentrate on next w(...)

Neil McGee of Donegal had a burst lip after one of the scuffles during their clash with Kerry in the Allianz League. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Both the Kerry and Donegal managers were called to referee Eddie Kinsella’s room during half-time in yesterday’s Allianz Football League Division One(...)