Bernard Power

9 results

Mayo's James Carr celebrates scoring against Galway in the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship qualifiers in Co Limerick last Saturday. Photograph: ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

It was, of course, ever so good of the Wimbledon organisers to gerrymander Federer and Nadal onto the same side of the draw this year, just so they co(...)

Mayo’s Cillian O’Connor celebrates his team’s win over Galway in Limerick. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Mayo 2-13 Galway 1-13 Mayo, the great survivors of qualifier football over the past four years, made up for their only lapse – last year – by reachin(...)

Galway manager Kevin Walsh has won his last seven matches against Mayo. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Galway’s defensive system is made for predictable attacks, and that’s why it holds up so well against Mayo. In their last seven wins over Mayo – they(...)

Galway’s Damien Comer (right) comes under pressure from Kildare’s Fergal Conway in the All-Ireland football championship quarter-final last year.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Connacht SFC final: Galway v Roscommon, Pearse Stadium, Sunday, 4.0 (Live RTÉ) It has slipped under the radar that this match constitutes a record fo(...)

Corofin’s Gary Sice scores a goal during the AIB  All-Ireland Senior Club Championship semi-final at Páirc Seán Mac Diarmada in Carrick-on-Shannon. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Corofin 2-13 Gaoth Dobhair 1-12 Corofin will defend their All-Ireland crown at Croke Park on St Patrick’s Day after they saw off Gaoth Dobhair at Pái(...)

Corofin players celebrate their Connacht senior club football championship final win over Castlebar Mitchels at Tuam Stadium. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

There was only one moment when it looked as if Corofin might lose Sunday’s Connacht club final but it was a dangerous moment. Despite having Mayo c(...)

Galway’s Johnny Heaney celebrates scoring his second goal in the All-Ireland SFC Round 4A qualifier against Donegal at   Markievicz Park. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Galway 4-17 Donegal 0-14 A summer’s evening can change everything. Galway came into Markievicz Park – easily one of the wonders of world sporting sta(...)

Conor Sweeney scores  Tipperary’s third goal in the  All-Ireland SFC quarter-final win over Galway at Croke Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Tipperary 3-13 Galway 1-10 It’s hard to calibrate surprises and when a team is so emphatically superior in a match it can appear incongruous to dwell(...)

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(...)