Dublin’s Diarmuid Connolly confronts linesman Ciaran Branagan at the Leinster GAA Senior Football Championship quarter-final against Carlow at O’Moore Park, Portlaoise, last Saturday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Diarmuid Connolly found himself – not for the first time – at the nexus between problems for the Dublin footballers and the GAA’s disciplinary system.(...)

Clare Selector Ger Keane with manager Colm Collins. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Clare football manager Colm Collins will have to watch his sides’s Munster championship opener from the stands after being slapped with a 12-week ban (...)