Bernard Brogan celebrates scoring a goal in the Leinster SFC Final against Westmeath at Croke Park. Photograph:  Inpho

Dublin 2-13 Westmeath 0-6 When it comes to Leinster finals these days, we dutifully pan for grains of interest having long since given up on finding (...)

Manager Jim Gavin says hunger in Dublin camp is as sharp as ever. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Each game in isolation. Control the controllables. Prepare answers to every question. Repeat ad nauseum. Being a Dublin footballer, or their manager (...)

Kieran Martin of Westmeath celebrates at the final whistle after his side’s victory over Meath in the Leinster SFC semi-final at Croke Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Westmeath 3-19 Meath 2-18 “It’s a miracle for the lads there,” says Westmeath manager Tom Cribben. He’s not exaggerating. A historic first (...)

The Meath side is considerably stronger with Kevin Reilly (above) and Michael Newman back along with Mickey Burke, Bryan Menton and Cormac McGill made a strong impact during the league at full back. Photograph: Inpho

Dublin’s provincial supremacy has frustrated no county as much as Meath, runners-up in the last three Leinster finals and the last team to defeat the (...)

Jake Keegan scored the only goal of the game as Galway United beat North End United in the FAI Cup second round match at Eamonn Deacy Park. Photograph: Inpho.

Galway United 1 (Keegan 4) Northg End United 0 Galway United continued their impressive run in cup competitions this season with a less than(...)

Martin McElhinney’s goal came in injury-time at the end of the first half as Donegal went in ahead of Tyrone at the break in their Ulster SFC clash in Ballybofey. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Seán Moran: When Donegal get ahead, they stay ahead Under new management Donegal’s talent for front-running remains intact. Sunday’s Ulster pre(...)

Louth’s Declan Byrne celebrates scoring a point in the first half of the Leinster SFC first-round game against Westmeath at  the Gaelic Grounds in Drogheda. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Westmeath 3-14 Louth 0-16 A game that had been reasonably nip-and-tuck up to the break fell decisively in Westmeath’s favour with two goals in four mi(...)

Mitch Darling: scored twice in Three Rock Rovers’ victory. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Three Rock Rovers moved into a seven-point lead at the top of Leinster’s division one, guaranteeing the Christmas number one spot with a 4-1 win over (...)

St Loman’s (Westmeath) 1-11 Old Leighlin (Carlow) 1-10: Newly-crowned Westmeath champions after a 50-year gap, St Loman’s, Mullingar marked their deb(...)

Milking it: reportedly, sharp practices by supermarkets are common in the grocery trade. Photo: Matt Kavanagh

Food producers and suppliers have said some supermarket chains are still seeking hundreds of thousands of euros from them to g(...)