Galway’s Damien Comer

GALWAY Manager: Kevin Walsh (4th year). Odds: All-Ireland 14/1. Connacht 2/1. Next up: May 13th v Mayo, MacHale Park, 4pm. Returned to the top tie(...)

James Horan of Mayo is tackled by Ray Silke of Galway as the two counties meet in May 1998. File photograph: Keith Heneghan/Inpho

It was interesting to see John O’Mahony still in the thick of championship drama at the weekend. The former Mayo and All-Ireland-winning Galway manage(...)

New York’s Jamie Clarke and Leitrim’s Paddy Maguire. Photograph: Andy Marlin/Inpho

New York 1-15 Leitrim 0-19 (AET) It was nearly the Fairytale of New York but a last-gasp charge by a determined Leitrim side downed a heroic display (...)

Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Monday teatime and Mattie McGleenan is in the car, beating up the road to Dublin. The Cavan manager is headed for Abbotstown, there to take a training(...)

Mark Nally in action for Roscommon in the 2014 Connacht championship. Photograph: Inpho

Longford have recruited the services of former Roscommon footballer Mark Nally for the 2018 season. The Roscommon Gaels clubman, who represented the (...)

Ciarán Moran’s goal sealed victory for Carlow over Leitrim. Photograph:  Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Carlow 2-14 Leitrim 0-13 Carlow footballers earned a fifth championship outing this summer after Turlough O’Brien’s side came with a strong second-ha(...)

Leitrim selector John O’Mahony with manager Brendan Guckian. “Losing is not inevitable. They’re entitled to win the odd time as well.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Twenty-three years ago this month John O’Mahony made the same trip to Dr Hyde Park that he will be travelling on Sunday. Back then he was managing a L(...)

 Cillian O’Connor and Lee Keegan are getting ready to do it all again. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

GALWAY Manager: Kevin Walsh (3rd year) Odds: All-Ireland 20/1; Connacht 11/4 Next up: v Sligo/Mayo, Pearse Stadium, June 11th Like getting a line(...)

Jack McCaffrey: played a big role in UCD’s defeat of Dublin at Parnell Park. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

There’s nothing like a new rule to add sulphur to the pre-season competitions. The introduction of the mark into inter-county football this month has (...)