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Mayo’s Conor Diskin carries the ball as Cathal Horan blocks Derry’s Padraig McGrogan. Photograph: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

Mayo 2-14 Derry 2-11 After shading the second-half exchanges, Mayo edged out a determined Derry challenge to hold on for a deserved win at the end of(...)

Derry’s Johnny McBride  is tackled by Offaly’s Colm Quinn during the National Football League final of 1998. Photograph: Patrick Bolger/Inpho

Twenty years in sport doesn’t really seem like that vast an expanse of time – wrapping your head around a list of the best players or best teams of th(...)

The absence of the Slaughtneil players has had a marked impact on the Derry senior side. Photograph: Jonathan Porter/Inpho

For the next couple of weekends there will be renewed focus on Slaughtneil, the Derry club which for two remarkable seasons has made a clean sweep of (...)

 Sean Cavanagh celebrates scoring a point in the victory over Derry at Celtic Park. “There is serious competition for places at the moment. I am seeing it there in training. Whether that is good enough, time will tell.” Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Tyrone veteran Seán Cavanagh believes this year’s squad is among the strongest of his time playing for the county. The Moy man put in a marvellous shi(...)

Clare’s David Turbidy celebrates scoring the first goal of the game in their clash with Roscommon. Photo: Inpho

Sunday’s All-Ireland football quarter-finals create history with the first appearance at this stage of Munster counties Tipperary and Clare. Their pre(...)

Derry’s Niall Holly with Phillip Austin of Tipperary. Tipp beat Derry to qualify for their first All- Ireland quarter-final. Photograph: INPHO/Morgan Treacy

Potential, as Michael Quinlivan observed, is the easy part. Turning it into actual, tangible success is the really difficult bit. So, asked which was(...)

Tipperary manager Liam Kearns celebrates with Evan Comerford after beating Derry. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Tipperary 1-21 Derry 2-17 Kevin O’Halloran will probably find himself as the answer to a pub quiz question in years to come, the Tipperary star who h(...)

Derry’s Mark Lynch will need to deliver a big performance on Saturday. Photograph: Lorcan Doherty/Inpho

All-Ireland SF Qualifiers Round Four A Derry v Tipperary, Kingspan Breffni Park, 5.0 Another novel fixture in the qualifiers, this brings together (...)

Tipperary captain Peter Acheson prepares to lead the team  at the Munster final against Kerry. “Most of Kerry’s scores came from our mistakes – eradicating them is the main thing.”  Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Tipperary captain Peter Acheson believes that sealing a place in the All-Ireland senior football quarter-finals is vital to securing the long-term fut(...)

Rory Gallagher’s Donegal will play Cork in the next round of the football qualifiers. Photograph: Inpho/Lorraine O’Sullivan

The All-Ireland football championship is finally taking shape. On Sunday July 31st, Galway and Kerry await in the All-Ireland quarter-finals to face t(...)

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