Huge crowds turned out at Rathmore railway station to welcome home the victorious Kerry senior and minor football teams yesterday evening. Photograph: Eamonn Keogh

“Country roads, take me home/ To the place I belong.” The voice may have been John Denver’s but the sentiment was surely felt by all of the 2,000 or s(...)

 Alan O’Sullivan, manager Jack O’Connor and Brian Rayel after the All-Ireland minor football final victory over Donegal at Croke park. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Kerry 0-17 Donegal 1-10So ends the longest drought in Kerry’s football history. They finally delivered a record 12th minor All-Ireland title here, mix(...)

Kerry’s Liam Kearney and Gary Murphy of Cork tussle for possession in this year’s Munster Championship minor football final. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

MFC All-Ireland final Donegal v Kerry Croke Park, 1.15pmGAVIN CUMMISKEY It was uttered by a Donegal mother: “Tony’s motto all year was I can repeat m(...)

Klkenny’s Conor Browne, Tommy Walsh, Donnacha O’Connor and Pat Lyng celebrate victory over Waterford at Croke Park. Photo: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

Kilkenny 1-23 Waterford 1-14 It took 20 minutes longer than they would have liked, but the Kilkenny minors booked their place in the All-Ireland hurl(...)

Dublin boss Anthony Daly: Last year Dublin  went from averaging 0-4 from play out of their starting forwards to averaging 1-11. Now Daly needs them to pick up where they left off. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

In the aftermath of Dublin’s draw in Wexford Park last June, certain truths were self-evident. One, that Dublin would go nowhere unless they started (...)

Kerry’s Micheal Burns and Liam Casey of Tipperary. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

KERRY 0-15 TIPPERARY 0-10: Kerry ended a four-year barren spell without winning a Munster minor football title when they saw off the challenge of thre(...)