Conor McManus

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Ireland International Rules players Shane Walsh, Killian Clarke and Niall Sludden on Cottesloe Beach near Perth,  Western Australia. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Second Test: Australia v Ireland, Domain Stadium, Perth. Throw-in Saturday, 16.45 Australian Western Standard Time [8.45 Irish time] Conflicting emot(...)

Ireland International Rules squad manager Joe Kernan: “We stopped doing the simple things. In the fourth quarter, we did the simple things again.” Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Easier said than done. Joe Kernan said that yes, indeed, there had been a focus in preparations on the third quarter and how influential it can be. Bu(...)

Conor McManus, Ireland vice-captain, during the Ireland International Rules Series team announcement at Croke Park. Photograph: David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile

For Monaghan’s Conor McManus, who will be Ireland’s vice-captain in Australia, this year’s series is already going to be less stressful than his first(...)

GAA president Aogán Ó Fearghail, Ireland vice-captain Conor McManus, Ireland manager Joe Kernan, Ireland captain Aidan O’Shea, and selector Pádraic Joyce at Croke Park.  Photograph:  Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile

Ireland manager Joe Kernan has given some hint of how he intends to take on Australia in November’s International Rules series. At the announcement o(...)

 Karl O’Connell of Monaghan and Brendan Harrison of Mayo. Photograph: Andrew Paton/Inpho

Mayo are breathing still. An afternoon of league fare that was far more engaging than most of what we’ll see in the summer rocked and rolled all the w(...)

This is becoming a habit that Monaghan must wonder how they feel about getting into. Saturday night in Croke Park was the fourth league meeting betwee(...)

Dublin’s Diarmuid Connolly sends Monaghan goalkeeper  Rory Beggan the wrong way as he slots home a penalty in the  Allianz Football League Division 1 match at Croke Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Dublin 1-14 Monaghan 0-16 Thoroughly enjoyable fare for the last Saturday in February, with Dublin ultimately breasting the tape no more than a float(...)

Ireland’s John O’Loughlin tries to tackle Luke Breust of Australia during the International Rules match at Croke Park. Photograph: Ian Walton/Getty Images

Ireland 56 [3-11-5] Australia 52 [1-13-7] Ireland’s International Rules Test victory on Saturday night was an impressive display – although late slipp(...)

Dublin’s Jack McCaffrey is presented with GAA GPA Player of the Year award by Dermot Earley, president  GPA, at the  Convention Centre in Dublin. Photograph: Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

Dublin rounded off a triumphant 2015 by taking the lion’s share, seven, of this year’s GAA-GPA football All Stars as well as the Footballer of the Yea(...)

David Kelly, seen here getting the better of Roscommon’s Seán McDermott, was part of a two-man full-forward line for Sligo on Sunday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Sitting in Markievicz Park on Saturday evening brought to life this little debate I had been having with myself leading into the championship. I was w(...)

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