Roscommon manager John Evans: “There were a few harsh words at half-time.” Photograph: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

For a man who had tamely lost a Division Two final, and harshly lost one of his key players, Jim McCorry was a picture of calmness. Instead, the only(...)

Down’s Kevin McKernan is likely to play a sweeping role to provide cover for the defence given the quality of the opposition attack. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

This has been the most topsy-turvy division in the league with just two points separating the top four and the county that led in the early stages, We(...)

Down’s Donal O’Hare: “It’s just a thing that has been going around the county, that people haven’t wanted to play. But the 30 people who are there at the minute opted to play for the county and I think there is no better feeling in the world than wearing your county colours.” Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Few football teams have both reinvented and rediscovered themselves this season better than Down. Win or lose the Division Two final against Roscommo(...)

Down’s Damian Turley with Meath’s Eamon Wallace. Photo: Jonathan Porter/Inpho

Down 0-10 Meath 2-11Meath boosted their promotion hopes with a resounding away victory on Saturday night which derailed Down in Pairc Esler. Goals in (...)

Ulster Under-21 Football Championship Derry 2-12 Down 1-11 Derry defeated Down by four points in at Celtic Park. Derry raced to a 1-3 t(...)

Down’s Conor Laverty and Galway’s Damian Turley. Photograph: Russell Pritchard/Inpho

Down 1-17 Galway 1-16Down scored six of the last seven points to snatch a win to move to the top of Division Two of the Allianz Football League. After(...)

Leading the team out in Ulster championship two years ago. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Fifteen years after his senior debut for the Down footballers, if not exactly after fifteen years of service, Liam Doyle is set to announce his retire(...)

Donal O’Hare: found net after flowing move

Down 1-9 Cavan 0-8 A brilliantly-engineered goal just after the hour mark left Cavan nursing their first league defeat of the season. In front of 2,4(...)

UUJ’s Richard Donnelly in action against Down’s Conall McGovern and Niall Madine during the Dr McKenna Cup clash at Páirc Esler, Newry. Photograph: Jonathan Porter/Inpho/Presseye

Down 1-13 University of Ulster 1-7 Down moved a step closer to a place in the McKenna Cup semi-final last night, making light of terrible playing co(...)

Down’s Arthur McConville goes past  Cavan’s Rory Dunne in the McKenna Cup round one game at Páirc Esler. Photograph: William Cherry/INPHO/Presseye

Cavan 2-11 Down 1-9 There were no opening-day nerves from Cavan, who recovered from an early three-point deficit in Páirc Esler to run out com(...)