Joe Kernan won an All-Ireland football title in his first year in charge of Armagh. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho.

If the first requirement was availability and the second was experience then Joe Kernan certainly satisfied both counts when approached to take over (...)

Cormac Costello of Dublin gets by Derry’s Oisín Duffy during Saturday’s Allianz Football League Division One clash at Croke Park. Dublin won the game by 0-8 to 0-4. Photograph: Donal Farmer/Inpho.

While the various machinations of your average Allianz Football League final day is usually enough to keeping the paracetamol industry in profit for a(...)

Leitrim’s Kevin Conlon was man of the match against London at Páirc Seán MhicDiarmada, Carrick-on-Shannon. Photograph: Inpho

Leitrim 1-18 London 0-9 Leitrim gained their first victory of the current Allianz Football League campaign when they comprehensively defeated London (...)

Galway’s  Joe Canning: his recent return strengthens the side  but the balance of motivation – for Dublin, a possible return to Nowlan Park for a relegation play-off – favours a Dublin win. Photograph: Inpho

Allianz Football League Division Two Galway v Laois, Tuam Stadium, 2.0 – Two teams going in different directions over the past couple of weeks: Laois’(...)

Nigel Dunne: scored 1-2 for Offaly against Leitrim at Tullamore. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Offaly 2-13 Leitrim 1-16 Seemingly coasting towards victory at one stage, Offaly were highly relieved to claim a share of the spoils when they were h(...)

Tyrone’s Seán Cavannagh and Dublin’s Eoghan O’Gara will again do battle at Croke Park in their Division One encounter. Photograph: Inpho

Today Matches at 7.0 unless stated Division One Dublin v Tyrone, Croke Park – Mickey Harte’s more defensive alignment has raised eyebrows and th(...)

 Paul McCusker (right) of Fermanagh: his goal eight minutes from time helped secure victory  over Tipperary. Photograph: Inpho

Fermanagh 2-9 Tipperary 0-11 A goal by Paul McCusker eight minutes from time secured a third consecutive victory for Fermanagh who continued th(...)

Paul McKeon scored Longford’s goal in the Allianz Fotball League Division Four match against London at Ruislip. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

London 0-6 Longford 1-18 Jack Sheedy’s rapidly improving Longford outfit were far too classy for London at Ruislip as they maintained their impressive(...)

Mayo’s Cillian O’Connor make his first start of the year as his side face Monaghan at MacHale Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

SATURDAY Division One Tyrone v Derry, Healy Park, 7.0, Live Setanta Ireland  It’s been going from bad to worse for Derry and manage(...)

There will be a designated Irish speaking area in Healy Park on Saturday for meeting of Tyrone and Derry. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

A special area of Healy Park is to be designated for Irish speakers during Saturday’s Allianz Football League game between Tyrone and Derry. The initi(...)