Andrew Barry

8 results

Gavin O’Brien, named to start on Saturday night in place of David Moran,  came into 2019 without any winning credentials, minor or elsewhere. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

For all the fresh harvesting of Kerry’s five-in-a-row All-Ireland winning minor run – 17 players from which have now tasted senior football – manager (...)

Seán O’Shea: strong, square-shouldered and always willing, he has been the focal point of Kerry’s attack playing at centre-forward. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Eight minutes into Kerry’s game against Monaghan three weeks back, they were in danger of losing sight of their opposition just as surely as we were i(...)

Wexford hurling manager Davy Fitzgerald. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

SATURDAY  Eirgrid All-Ireland Under-21 FC semi-finals (Both live on TG4) Dublin v Donegal Kingspan Breffni Park, 2.30pm Donegal pipped Dublin (...)

Kerry’s Matthew O’Sullivan celebrates scoring a goal during the EirGrid Munster U21 Football Championship Final against Cork at Páirc Uí Rinn. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Kerry 2-16 Cork 0-6 Kerry fully justified their status as hot favourites to replace Cork as Munster Under-21 football champions before an attendance(...)

Barry O’Sullivan (on left of picture playing for UCD) made an impression off the bench for Kerry in the Munster Under-21 football quarter-final against Tiperary in Tralee. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Kerry 0-11 Tipperary 1-7 Fourteen-man Kerry somehow chiselled out their first win at under-21 level since March 2012 when they showed tremendous bat(...)

Kerry U-21 manager Jack O’Connor: “We had the minors for two years and we felt that the next challenge was to try and develop that group.” Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

As losing streaks go few are more currently conspicuous than Kerry’s under-21 footballers. For a county that has won 25 Munster titles and 10 All-Irel(...)

Kerry players celebrate their minor football final victory over Tipperary at Croke Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho.

Kerry 4-14 Tipperary 0-6 For a county that couldn’t win a minor All-Ireland for 20 years Kerry are suddenly golden. They didn’t so much defend(...)

Kerry’s Liam Kearney and Gary Murphy of Cork tussle for possession in this year’s Munster Championship minor football final. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

MFC All-Ireland final Donegal v Kerry Croke Park, 1.15pmGAVIN CUMMISKEY It was uttered by a Donegal mother: “Tony’s motto all year was I can repeat m(...)