Galway manager Alan Mulholland and Kerry’s Eamonn Fitzmaurice at the final whistle at  Croke Park yesterday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

At quarter-final time, celebrations are muted. Eamonn Fitzmaurice sat down after watching his Kerry team post 1-20 in the wind and sunshine to qualif(...)

 Galway’s Michael Lundy celebrates after he scored his sides fourth goal against Tipperary in Tullamore.  Photograph: James Crombie / Inpho

Galway 4-17 Tipperary 4-12 In the end this wasn’t quite the epic battle to make the All-Ireland football quarter-finals that the final scoreboa(...)

Cork manager Brian Cuthbert rings the changes for the meeting with Sligo. Photograph: Inpho

SATURDAY Cork v Sligo O’Connor Park, Tullamore, 5pm Sky Sports There were two ways Brian Cuthbert could deal with Cork’s Munster final capitulation(...)

Galway’s Gary Sweeney is put under  pressure from Mayo’s Enda Varley, Alan Freeman, Cathal Carolan and Cillian O’Connor during last Sunday’s match at Pearse Stadium, Galway. ‘Mayo forwards will dog any defender coming out with the ball.’ Photograph: Inpho

The easiest thing to say about the Mayo-Galway match last Sunday is Galway were terrible, but there’s far more to it than that. If you look too much a(...)

Fiontán Ó Curraoin and team-mates  in action against Kildare  in the All-Ireland Under-21 semi-final. Photograph: Inpho

Most people wear flat canvas shoes as a fashion statement, or else to make their height more indistinguishable – and Fiontán Ó Curraoin is sure(...)