“Even when you win things, you have mediocre days,” says Mickey Harte. Photograph: Andrew Paton/ Presseye/Inpho

It’s too soon for the 2008 comparison in Tyrone. Knocked out of the Ulster quarter-finals by Down, that summer Mickey Harte’s men went on this stor(...)

The pinniped barked, rolled on to its back and flapped its flippers across its belly, like it was having a laugh

The inquest into Wexford’s early exit from the hurling championship was in full spate when Vinny Fitzpatrick, Sunday papers under his oxter, slipped q(...)

Longford 1-9 Meath 0-8 A stirring performance from Longford saw them advance to the Leinster final with four points to spare over a highly fa(...)

Derry have named Cailean O’Boyle in their side to face Limerick in an All-Ireland qualifier at Healy Park on Sunday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Derry manager Brian McIver has announced one change to the team that narrowly defeated Down for Saturday’s Ulster semi-final against Donegal in Clone(...)

Wicklow manager Johnny Magee. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Take the Wicklow side of four or five years ago and give them this fixture and maybe there’d be a shock on the cards. Such is the depth of Meath’s (...)

Graham Reilly’s Meath team picked up two points but they weren’t enough to earn promotion. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Meath 0-14 Cavan 0-12It wasn’t pretty or convincing and in the end it didn’t even matter, Meath won this but still lost out on promotion to Division O(...)

Cavan manager Terry Hyland with his charges. “At the end of the day it’s about winning league matches.” Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

There is a very real possibility that if Cavan return to Division One football this weekend, they will do so with just a single goal registered in th(...)

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 (...)

John Evans’ Roscommon team have secured Division two survival and with two games remaining it’s now all about survival. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Roscommon 2-10 Meath 0-14 Second-half goals from Cathal Cregg and Senan Kilbride clinched a crucial win for Roscommon over promotion rivals Meath afte(...)

Meath goalkeeper Patrick O’Rourke celebrates after the win over Westmeath. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Meath 4-10 Westmeath 0-11Tabletoppers Westmeath were brought back down to earth with a bang on their visit to Pairc Tailteann for this Allianz Divisio(...)