Dublin’s Philly McMahon gets involved with Kerry’s  Kieran Donaghy during the contentious incident in  the All-Ireland senior football final. Photograph: Inpho/James Crombie

Dublin have opted for a hearing to contest a proposed one-match suspension on Philly McMahon after an incident late in last month’s All-Ireland fin(...)

Dublin’s Diarmuid Connolly and Lee Keegan of Mayo shake hands following Dublin’s win in the replayed semi-final at Croke Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Dublin footballer Diarmuid Connolly was controversially cleared by the DRA of a one-match suspension in the early hours of the morning before the coun(...)

Dublin manager Jim Gavin. In pursuit ofsuccess he had to recast Dublin as ateam that could embrace a more formidable defensive approach while  still posing a threat at the other end. Photograph: INPHO/Ryan Byrne

It wasn’t just the sight of Dublin and Kerry contesting an All-Ireland final that gave Sunday a back-to-the-future atmosphere. The incessant ra(...)

Dublin’s Diarmuid Connolly will miss next Saturday’s replay after being banned for one match.

Diarmuid Connolly has been suspended for Dublin’s All-Ireland semi-final replay against Mayo on Saturday. The All Star forward took his case against(...)

Mayo’s Kevin Keane is red-carded by referee David Gough for striking Donegal’s Michael Murphy. The Central Hearings Committee has lifted the Mayo man’s subsequent suspension. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The GAA disciplinary system has been left embarrassed by a series of reverses at this week’s meeting of the Central Hearings Committee, which resulted(...)

Monaghan’s Ciarán McManus and Galway hurler Jonathan Glynn with their Opel GAA/GPA All-Star awards for July at Croke Park.  Photograph:  David Maher/Sportsfile

Monaghan captain Conor McManus suggests the GAA bring in a television match official, or allow referees view replays on the big screen in Croke Park,(...)

Dublin manager Jim Gavin: As is evident from Gavin’s press conference last week, he and McGeeney attempted to keep the lid on the incident.   Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

There is some irony in the fact that it was Dublin manager Jim Gavin’s attempt last Thursday to draw a line under the Davey Byrne incident that end(...)

Dublin and Ballymun Kickhams Davey Byrne will not be available for selection this weekend. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Dublin football manager Jim Gavin has said that the players want to move on from the incident last week’s challenge match with Armagh, won by Dublin 3(...)

“I think for the sake of the player, I don’t think that’s good enough . . . to get a call from Croke Park on a Wednesday – ‘Oh, Jamie O’Sullivan is suspended’ – that is not good enough,” said Cork manager Brian Cuthbert. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

With so much happening in the world of sport, news that Cork footballers wouldn’t have the services of Jamie O’Sullivan for their first championship m(...)

Referee Colm Lyons shows Jonjo Farrell of Kilkenny a red card against Dublin. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Kilkenny’s Jonjo Farrell has been cleared of striking in the league match with Dublin last month. In a controversial decision during the first half of(...)