Kildare’s Niall Kelly scores a point with James Stewart of Louth chasing during the Leinster  SFC  quarter-final at Croke Park. Photograph: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

Kildare 1-22 Louth 1-7: This regularly happens to a young boxer. Stung so painfully by an early salvo of jabs and hooks from a superior opponent, they(...)

Paddy Keenan of Louth poses a considerable threat from centrefield for the underdogs. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

There will be no moment of silence but plenty of muted reflection by diehard Lilywhites descending on HQ tomorrow. Johnny Doyle is no more, the great(...)

Louth goalscorer Ryan Burns (18) is congratulated by  Conor Grimes during the Leinster  Senior Football Championship first round  game against Westmeath at  Cusack Park in  Mullingar. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Westmeath 1-9 Louth 1-14 For the second year in a row, Louth’s championship starts with an underdog victory on the road against what most folk had ass(...)

 Ciaran Byrne of Louth removes a stray dog from the pitch in Newbridge. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Kildare 1-19 Louth 0-15Kildare survived a stern examination from Louth to maintain their 100 per cent qualifier record under Kieran McGeeney.A remarka(...)

Hot favourites Louth led from start to finish at the Gaelic Grounds on Saturday but only managed to shake off a gritty Antrim challenge in the closing(...)

Tyrone’s Sean Cavanagh is surrounded by a pack of Donegal players in Ballybofey

Well now we know. All winter, we wondered what version of Donegal would be presented for summer service. We pointed to year after year of All-Ireland (...)