Armagh

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Bernard Brogan lifts the Sam Maguire after Dublin’s victory over Tyrone in 2018. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

It was Jim McCartan, pioneering Down All-Ireland winner and father of James, who first floated the line past me. I was curious why he hadn’t been am(...)

Matty Forde: “It wasn’t the most attractive option at the time, that’s being honest about it.” Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

It was the spring of 2003 and Seán Kelly was keen to get to work even before he’d gone on the payroll. In the week leading up to the Congress at whic(...)

Rian O’Neill scores a goal for Armagh in the victory over Monaghan at Clones. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Echoes of the past in Castlebar this Saturday. The later rounds of the All-Ireland football qualifiers are no longer simply about staying afloat but c(...)

Armagh’s Paul McGrane lifts the trophy after victory over Fermanagh in the Ulster football final replay in 2008. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

When Armagh last won the Ulster championship, 11 summers ago now, the supporters could have walked through the celebratory drill in their sleep. They (...)

Jamie Clarke: “I just think the game is less physical if you know what I mean, you’re nearly afraid to go in for certain tackles.” Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Armagh forward Jamie Clarke has claimed that simulation is a growing problem in Gaelic football and that he will have to adapt his game to prevent def(...)

Proposed changes to  the black card sanction would mean a player just has to sit out the action for ten minutes. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

You might imagine that GAA administrators shifted uneasily at the widespread condemnation that followed the shenanigans in Las Vegas at the weekend. A(...)

Niall Grimley celebrates Armagh’s victory over Clare in the qualifier at the Athletic Grounds. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

In Armagh’s brief but memorable reign as the supreme team in Gaelic football, it became popular to portray Kieran McGeeney, their totemic driving forc(...)

Ephie Fitzgerald: “Nemo always believe they can win it and I’d say Crossmaglen are the same. Dublin football in general has got an awful lot stronger in the last 15 years.”

This year’s AIB All-Ireland club semi-finals, starting with Corofin v Moorefield tomorrow, break with one recent tradition but copperfasten another. (...)

Marc Ó Sé and Anthony Daly at the eir Sport pack season launch.  Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

“He is classically the type of man who would miss the warning signals, the quiet rhythms of the assassins’ murmurs, the hints that he was about to be(...)

Dublin manager Jim Gavin: he batted away all questions relating to Diarmuid Connolly. Photograph: INPHO/Oisin Keniry

Mickey Harte may have eschewed diplomacy after Tyrone’s All-Ireland quarter-final win over Armagh, admitting they fully expected to win, and comfortab(...)

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