Andy Murray watches as Novak Djokovic receives his trophy after winning the Australian Open. Photograph: AP Photo/Andrew Brownbill

Dublin v Kerry, not a bad fixture at all for Setanta to kick-start its 2016 National League coverage, and while you might initially have felt a pang o(...)

Dublin celebrate winning the Allianz National Football League last year. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

The modern football season was born 15 years ago. In 2001 the contours of the competitive landscape were changed beyond recognition. The league for th(...)

Stephen Rochford: will bring his Mayo team to Cork for the opening Allianz League clash at Páirc Uí Rinn on Sunday.  Photograph: Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

He accepts that the position of Mayo manager is a pressurised one but Stephen Rochford doesn’t believe that the challenge is especially daunting. He (...)

 Aishling Sheridan (Cavan), Áine Haberlin (Laois), Karen McDermott (Westmeath) and Lorraine O’Shea (Tipperary) at the announcement of Lidl’s three-year partnership with the Ladies Gaelic Football Association. Photograph: Sportsfile

There wasn’t a Ladyball to be seen in Croke Park yesterday and Lidl managing director John Paul Scally vowed they’d never actually be available for pu(...)

Richie Power: celebrates one of his many goals on big days in Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Hurler of the Year TJ Reid has said that Kilkenny colleague Richie Power’s retirement came as no surprise and revealed how his career was celebrated b(...)

Referee Maggie Farrelly who makes history when she takes charge of Sunday’s McKenna Cup clash between  Fermanagh and St Mary’s at Brewster Park, Enniskillen. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

That history is being made – again in the GAA – seems something to celebrate and perhaps a reminder that equality of women in all sport is still a wor(...)

Australia’s Jobe Watson and Nick Riewoldt with Ireland’s Aidan Walsh and Seán Cavanagh in action in Perth last year. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Bernard Brogan would absolutely love to play a championship match outside of Croke Park. It might get some of those critics off his back who say Dubl(...)

Ireland’s players celebrate after defeating the  Netherlands in a European qualifier at the National Basketball Arena in Tallaght in August 2009

Ireland’s leading women basketball players are returning to international competition after seven years. They will take part in the Women’s European C(...)

 Travis d’Arnaud  of the New York Mets celebrates after hitting a two-run homer  in the third inning against  Los Angeles Dodgers  at Citi Field in New York City. Photo:  Elsa/Getty Images

In the third inning of the National League Division Play-off against the Los Angeles Dodgers last Monday night, New York Mets’ catcher Travis d’Arnaud(...)

So many good things in life come in twos. Shoes, buses, papal visits (maybe), brothers-in-law ... Brothers-in-law? Hang on there now! I have two. One (...)