Championship

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Dublin’s Diarmuid Connolly is a current part of an intercounty set-up that has dominated in Leinster for the past decade. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

In the past four years the All-Ireland football championship has changed. Back in 2010, all four provincial champions were eliminated in the quarter-(...)

Mayo’s Aidan O’Shea holds offf Cian O’Sullivan of Dublin during last year’s All-Irealand senior football final at Croke Park. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Aidan O’Shea was playing club championship for Breaffy on the afternoon when Dublin sent tremors of fear across the country by skinning Meath in a (...)

Mayo manager James Horan: “I think refs need to be at a semi-professional level.”  Photograph: Inpho

Mayo manager James Horan has called for GAA referees to become semi-professional in an effort to ensure that new rules are implemented properly. Ho(...)

London captain Lorcan Mulvey: “People think we’re a flash in the pan. That’s just what people think. So it’s up to us to change that.” Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

CONNACHT CHAMPIONSHIP QUARTER-FINAL London v Galway Ruislip, Sunday, 3.30 Life went on for the London footballers when the summer ended. They went b(...)

 Lar Corbett is back from injury for Tipperary as they face ito their Munster SHC semi-final against Limerick. Photograph:  Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Roscommon manager John Evans has opted against starting any players from the under-21 side that lost the All-Ireland final to Dublin for Sunday’s C(...)

At the lauinch of this year’s  Connacht senior championships  at the Connacht GAA Centre in Bekan, Claremorris were, left to right,  Galway’s Paul Conway; Emlyn Mulligan of Leitrim; Mayo’s Andy Moran;  Adrian Marren of Sligo; Roscommon’s Niall Carty and  Mark Gottsche of London. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Mayo skipper Andy Moran is expecting to see Donegal’s Mark McHugh back in the inter-county fold before the end of the year.McHugh left Jim McGuinness’(...)

Cavan’s Eugene Keating has fully recovered from injury. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Division Three has been a bit of a wash-out this year, so maybe it’s appropriate that the final doesn’t look like(...)

Emlyn Mulligan takes to the field for Leitrim’s Connacht senior football championship game against London last year, which Mulligan’s long-suffering  county lost. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

“No, I’ve never played in Croke Park,” Emlyn Mulligan says wistfully on a day when the pleasure cruisers are moored for the winter along the boardwalk(...)

St Brigid’s 5-15 St Mary’s 1-5Although St Brigid’s manager Benny O’Brien expressed surprise at how easily his side defeated the Leitrim champions St M(...)

As a player Jim Gavin flew under the radar but as manager it looks like he might hit the heights of success. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

“In the flying school, you have to be very precise with time – there’s no clock five minutes fast. But my wife does that, which kind of irritates me a(...)

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