Jim Gavin: ‘The team is very humble, it has got its two feet on the ground, it understands what its purpose is.’ Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Three weeks to the All-Ireland final and the Dubs have their media doings done already. Jim Gavin and Co fielded a couple of hours of the usual on Mon(...)

Cork’s Saoirse Noonan celebrates scoring a goal against Westmeath in the All-Ireland quarter-final. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Between them the Dublin and Cork ladies footballers have scored 45 goals and 146 points in reaching Sunday’s All-Ireland final. The Rebelettes have a(...)

Mickey Harte is exactly the man to work out a plan to beat Dublin. Photo: Bryan Keane/Inpho

I shook up the world! I shook up the world! – Muhammad Ali, 1964. Should they even bother playing the All-Ireland final? Nobody is giving Tyrone a (...)

Dublin’s playmaker Ciaran Kilkenny takes a shot during the All-Ireland SFC against Tyrone. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

In order to halt Dublin’s pursuit of four in a row and claim Sam Maguire for themselves, Tyrone need to force Dublin to take risks; risks in possessio(...)

John Kiely: “When you have confidence, and you have the work done, you know there is a chance to at least give yourself the opportunity to win matches.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Limerick manager John Kiely said he detected something way back in February when they defeated Offaly in Tullamore that suggested this might be a spec(...)

Limerick’s David Reidy: “I’m lucky to be part of a quality team and management.” Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

A key man in Limerick’s promotional drive out of Division 1B, David Reidy has had to sit on his hands all summer – but was ready when his chance to sh(...)

Micheál Donoghue: “They are going to be formidable for us. We have the height of respect for them. I know it’s going to be a huge challenge.”  Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Coping with the pressures of All-Ireland final day will go a long way to deciding the destination of Liam MacCarthy this weekend and Galway manager Mi(...)

Monaghan’s Drew Wylie and Colm Cavanagh of Tyrone scuffle during the game. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

When the dust settles this week, there will be a feeling of aching regret in Monaghan. The day passed a fine team by and they can’t get it back again.(...)

Tyrone manager Mickey Harte celebrates his team’s All-Ireland SFC semi-final win over Monaghan at Croke Park. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Mickey Harte is still here, still surviving, still bringing teams to All-Ireland finals. Billy Morgan went 14 years between 1993 and 2007, Mick O’Dwye(...)

Derek McGrath: “He’s being asked to get the best out of himself, from the time he was 18 to 21. It’s hard going, he’s entitled to the break.” Photograph: Oisín Keniry/Inpho

Waterford hurling manager Derek McGrath has finally conceded defeat in his efforts to lure Shane Bennett back into the county fold. Former minor star(...)

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