Kerry’s Declan O’Sullivan and Donal Vaughan of Mayo compete for possession during the All-Ireland SFC semi-final at Croke Park. Photograph:  Inpho

When you’re explaining, you’re losing. Which, these days, basically means the GAA is losing all the time. It appears that no decision coming out of Cr(...)

Dublin’s Paul Flynn  during the team parade before the 2012 Leinster senior football final against Meath at  Croke Park, Dublin. Photograph: Inpho

The drum roll of forbidding statistics accompanying Sunday’s Leinster final is daunting from the point of view of Dublin’s opponents, Meath. The champ(...)

As a player Jim Gavin flew under the radar but as manager it looks like he might hit the heights of success. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

“In the flying school, you have to be very precise with time – there’s no clock five minutes fast. But my wife does that, which kind of irritates me a(...)

Referee Cormac Reilly with captain’s Stephen Cluxton and Colm Cooper before the game

Maybe irritation is putting it too strongly but Kerry notice that the strand running through classic matches, including classic Dublin-Kerry matches i(...)

Isreal Ilunga of Westmeath in action against Kildare in the Leinster final yesterday. Photograph: Inpho

Westmeath’s first appearance in a Leinster minor final in 13 years is unlikely to live long in the memory of the county’s supporters. The team were so(...)

Páirc Uí Chaoimh: Fianna Fáil Cllr Seán Martin told the monthly meeting of city councillors at City Hall that “a redeveloped Páirc Uí Chaoimh could help attract the Rugby World Cup to Ireland”

Croke Park is to host an American football colleges fixture in the autumn of next year. Details are expected in the next few days of the meeting of Pe(...)