Meath’s Michael Burke protests to the referee after a scuffle involving several players on both teams late in the Leinster final defeat to Dublin. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

So Dublin recorded a 16-point thumping of their neighbouring rivals on a lovely sunny afternoon in Croke Park before the best attendance of the season(...)

Meath’s Damien Carroll with Dublin’s Jack McCaffrey during last year’s Leinster final at Croke Park. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Mick O’Dowd’s painstaking stewardship of Meath’s fortunes brings the county into another Leinster final against Dublin. They are imbued with enough(...)

Dublin’s Paul Flynn  during the team parade before the 2012 Leinster senior football final against Meath at  Croke Park, Dublin. Photograph: Inpho

The drum roll of forbidding statistics accompanying Sunday’s Leinster final is daunting from the point of view of Dublin’s opponents, Meath. The champ(...)

Roscommon manager John Evans: “We’ll need to be better than we were against Cavan because we’re playing a better team.” Photo: Andrew Paton/Inpho

It’s now five years since Roscommon played an All-Ireland football qualifier against a county from a province other than Ulster – that was a third-(...)

Noel Connors: returns to the Waterford side to face Wexford. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Ulster champions Monaghan have named an unchanged team for Sunday’s Ulster final against Donegal. The side that started the semi-final replay defeat o(...)

The ghosts of Wexford Park were stirring early on Saturday evening. An hour and a half before Saturday’s qualifier replay against Clare, the public ad(...)

Wexford’s Liam Óg McGovern involved in a physical duel with Jack Browne of Clare. Browne was one of two Clare players sent off during Saturday’s game. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho.

Wexford 2-25 Clare 2-22 A record crowd for the redeveloped ground turned up in Wexford Park on Saturday night and played its part in driving t(...)

Cork’s Pa Cronin and Donal O’Grady of Limerick at close quarters in the Munster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Final at Gaelic Grounds, Limerick last year. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Twelve months ago this was a genuinely surprising Munster final in a momentous season by the end of which both teams had been beaten by the new All-Ir(...)

Limerick’s David Breen: recalled to the side to face Cork in Sunday’s Munster senior hurling final at Páirc Uí Chaoimh. Photograph: Inpho

(...) corner forward for Seán Tobin. The big Na Piarsaigh player will be a formidable target and varies the(...)

Waterford manager Niall Carew with Kieran McGeeney during his time as a selector with Kildare.

This weekend’s football qualifiers will see many eyes drawn to Omagh and the cross-county line contest between Tyrone and Armagh but Newry also stages(...)