Monaghan’s Ryan Wylie at the launch of this year’s Allianz Football League at Croke Park. Photograph:  Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

Crunch the numbers on Monaghan’s 2018 Championship campaign and you come up with some intriguing scoring returns. Players recognised as defenders – w(...)

Pope Francis: will be presiding at the Festival of Families  in Croke Park in August. Photograph: Tony Gentile/Reuters

Confirmation that Pope Francis will make the first papal trip to Ireland in nearly 40 years has given the GAA another weekend to play around with on t(...)

Monaghan’s Gavin Doogan, Darren Hughes and Neil McAdam with Paul Flynn and Brian Fenton of Dublin during Sunday’s Allianz Football League Division 1 semi-final at Clones, Co Monaghan.  Photograph: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

We’re used to the final day of the Allianz Football League resembling the trading floor of a stock exchange, as fortunes rise and fall throughout the (...)

Seán Cavanagh, who will lead Tyrone against Cavan on Sunday week, takes a step back in time in Croke Park. Photograph: Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

Tyrone captain Seán Cavanagh has given the strongest indication yet that this is his last year playing intercounty football. At a promotional event i(...)

Kerry’s Donnchadh Walsh in action against Karl  O’Connell of Monaghan during the Division One clash at Clones. Photograph: Andrew Paton/Inpho

Eamonn Fitzmaurice held a dry smile when asked what Kerry might want or get out of the last round of the Allianz Football League. The question was of (...)

Kerry’s Bryan Sheehan in action against Mayo’s Conor O’Shea at Castlebar. Photograph: Andrw Paton/Inpho

Kerry football captain Bryan Sheehan has been forced to call a halt to his stellar 20-match streak – which included just one defeat – due to a hand in(...)

Kerry’s Colm Cooper with James McCarthy and Philly McMahon of Dublin during last September’s All-Ireland final. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

It’s little over four months since the counties met in the All-Ireland final but Dublin and Kerry are back in Croke Park this evening for the opening (...)

 Donegal’s Frank McGlynn in attendance at the 2016 Allianz Football League launch in Malone House, Belfast, Co. Antrim. Photograph: Seb Daly/Sportsfile

Timing is everything, and Donegal’s delayed entry into this year’s championship has given them the perfect opportunity to enjoy a winter training cam(...)

Roscommon’s Neil Collins fighting past Cavan challenges at Breffni Park. The defender is also fighting to make his mark in the fashion industry. Photograph: Andrew Paton/Inpho

If Neil Collins isn’t careful he might be accused of having a life outside of Gaelic football, and a bit of fun too. Either way an indentured slave h(...)

Jim Gavin: won’t be entirely put out by another game where his side have to test each brick in the wall to find the loose one. Photo: Ryan Moore/Inpho

The surprisingly easy-to-offend cognoscenti of Hill 16 may just have to suck it up here. Nothing about Monaghan’s future prospects will be enhanced(...)

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