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Down’s Connaire Harrison in action against Tipperary. Photograph: Philip Magowan/Inpho

Down 1-13 Tipperary 1-10 Finishers is the term England rugby coach Eddie Jones coined, when introducing his substitutions in the final quarter of a m(...)

Matthew O’Hanlon: “The camp this week will be full of confidence after getting a win, as opposed to a close loss.” Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

It’s a busy Saturday evening in the championship and not everyone is happy about it. For the Wexford hurlers it’s about trying to handle four games ov(...)

Cork’s Mark Collins: played a key role against Down,  finishing the game with a haul of 1-5. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Down 0-10 Cork 1-13 A strong second-half performance saw Cork ease to their first league win as they swept aside the challenge of Down in Newry (...)

 Caolan Mooney: the Rostrevor man returned from a three-year stint with Collingwood in late 2014 but found the transition back to football initially troublesome. Photograph:  Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

Caolan Mooney could be forgiven for cursing fellow Down man Marty Clarke, his one-time Australian Rules colleague at Collingwood. It was Clarke’s rem(...)

Dublin’s Eric Lowndes takes possession under pressure from Kildare’s  Paddy Brophy. Photograph: Inpho/Donall Farmer

You kind of knew that for all the record-breaking history of the occasion that none of us would be telling the grandchildren about the day we attended(...)

Down midfielder Peter Turley tumbles over  Tiernan McCann of Tyrone during the Senior Football Championship Final in St Tiernach’s Park, Clones, Co Monaghan. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

At around half past two, the crowd of 31,912 is parched and riveted and beginning to believe that maybe something exceptional is on the cards. Down ha(...)

The Cavanagh brothers celebrate with the trophy after winning the Ulster final on Sunday. Photograph: Inpho

“Hot sunny days in Clones is a memory for me,” beams Sean Cavanagh as he stands in the sunshine with his daughter in his arms. “ I remember standing (...)

Tyrone’s Darren McCurry and manager Mickey Harte celebrate their semifinal win. Photograph: Inpho/James Crombie

Ulster SFC final: Tyrone v Down, Clones, Sunday 2pm – live on RTÉ2 and BBC Having walloped Derry and Donegal, Tyrone take the final step towards the (...)

Roscommon celebrates as Ciaran Murtagh lifts the trophy. The sheer Roscommon-ness of last Sunday is hard to overstate. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Ah, that’s Roscommon for you. Or Waterford – how Waterford was that on Saturday night. And this weekend, are we going to see Down do something that co(...)

Down’s Caolan Mooney scored 0-2 against Armagh in the Ulster SFC quarter-final.  Photograph: Matt Mackey/Inpho

Down are surely the most enjoyable team to watch in this year’s championship. Yes, Éamonn Burns’ team brought a huge level of aggression and want to (...)

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