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(...)

Clare manager Colm Collins with Kerry’s James O’Donoghue after the game. Photograph: Inpho

Clare 1-12 Kerry 1-18 While the early bird may catch the worm, it’s the second mouse that gets the cheese. Such was the case at Ennis on Sunday aft(...)