Tipperary coach Paudie O’Neill: “A fact is a fact. We can’t change the result of ’09 – but we can’t change the result of 2010 either”. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Paudie O’Neill has spent years outside his county but has acquired a wealth of hurling experience

Tipperary’s Michael Cahill is battling to be fit for the All-Ireland final gainst Kilkenny. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Supporter who was prevented from invading pitch by stewards could face suspension

Tipperary manager Eamon O’Shea celebrates after his team’s win over Cork in the All-Ireland hurling semi-final. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho.

Tipperary’s manager believes getting a performance means results will follow

Anthony Daly: led Dublin to a Leinster title and a National League title during his time in charge. Photograph:  Cathal Noonan/Inpho

“I felt it was time to cut the cord and move on”

Mayo’s Lee Keegan takes a tumble as Kerry’s Peter Crowley makes off with the ball during the replayed All-Ireland semi-final at the Gaelic Grounds, Limerick. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Fast-improving Munster championsdeserving winners of another epic encounter

Donegal’s Christy Toye and Paddy McGrath with Paul Flynn and Michael Darragh Macauley of Dublin. Photograph: INPHO/James Crombie

Jim McGuinness’s team rediscover the spirit of 2012 but champions fail to rise to challenge

Donegal manager  Jim McGuinness: ready to pit his wits against Jim Gavin and the reigning All-Ireland champions. Photo:  Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Potentially fascinating contest beckons but the odds are against Jim McGuinness's side

Mayo’s  Andy Moran has been more influential coming off the bench. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Kerry’s tactical edge may not be as crucial now that Mayo have learned their lesson

Dublin’s Dermot Connolly is grabbed by Donegal’s Neil McGee following an incident that resulted in a straight red card for Connolly. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

Was the semi-final football’s dark ages or the dawn of a seminal shift in tactics?

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