Seán O’Shea: strong, square-shouldered and always willing, he has been the focal point of Kerry’s attack playing at centre-forward. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Eight minutes into Kerry’s game against Monaghan three weeks back, they were in danger of losing sight of their opposition just as surely as we were i(...)

Dublin’s James McCarthy: he has been  nominated for the Footballer of the Year award. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

The release of the nominations’ list for this year’s PwC football All-Stars reflects Dublin’s historic achievement of a first All-Ireland football thr(...)

Mayo’s Aidan O’Shea celebrates at the final whistle after beating Kerry in their All-Ireland SFC semi-final. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Dublin 2-17 Tyrone 0-11 In the middle of all the historic achievement attending Mayo’s advance to a fourth All-Ireland final in six years – a first c(...)

Former Offaly footballer Matt Connor with ex-Kerry star  Jack O’Shea at the inductees event at the GAA Museum Hall of Fame in Croke Park. Photograph: Matt Browne/Sportsfile

Jack O’Shea, Kerry’s outstanding centrefielder of the Mick O’Dwyer era, says he doesn’t expect there to be much change in Saturday’s All-Ireland repla(...)

Mayo’s Colm Boyle scores their second goal of the game. Photograph: Inpho

For all the froth and flotsam that surrounded the Aidan O’Shea-Kieran Donaghy match-up on Sunday, it could be forgotten easily enough that Kerry conce(...)

Mayo’s Aidan O’Shea celebrates after Cillian O’Connor scored his side’s fourth goal against Roscommon. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

I was away on holiday for the first game between Mayo and Roscommon so I made sure to come up to Croke Park for the replay, thinking there’d be a grea(...)

Mayo’s Lee Keegan: he received a black card in March in the League against Tyrone, and another in the  qualifier win over Cork. Photograph: INPHO/Oisin Keniry

Five of the remaining seven counties in the All-Ireland Football Championship are in real danger of losing a player to suspension as the competition r(...)

Galway’s Damien Comer breaks through the challenge of Kerry’s  Mark Griffin during the All-Ireland quarter-final at Croke Park. Photograph: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

Since the league final the consensus has been that Dublin and Kerry have moved away from the pack and that the All-Ireland is a matter of waiting for (...)

 Kevin McManamon with his seven-month-old  nephew Liam after Dublin won their seventh straight Leinster football title at Croke Park on Sunday. Photograph:  Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Dublin’s breaking of the record for Leinster titles attracted some attention even if it didn’t exactly leave the GAA world rapt at the achievement. Pa(...)

Paul Geaney scores a goal for Kerry in the Munster SFC Final against Cork at Fitzgerald Stadium in Killarney. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Sitting in the crowd in Killarney on Sunday, it was very obvious just how much of a running game football has become. In Kerry, we’d like you to think(...)

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