Con O Callaghan

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Dessie Farrell addressed the situation of player availability  last July.  “These are amateur players at the end of the day and they’re not contracted to play for their county. Work and career is really, really important.”  Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

It was nearly six years ago when the GAA held a promotional event to flag their plans for commemorating the 1916 rising. Out on the pitch in Croke Pa(...)

Stephen Cluxton will once again not be involved with Dublin in 2022. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Dessie Farrell has confirmed that Stephen Cluxton will not be a part of the Dublin panel this year, raising significant questions about the former cap(...)

Kieran Donaghy defends his own goal in injury time during the meeting between Austin Stacks and Kenmare Shamrocks. Photo: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Three was a magic number for Austin Stacks for whom Conor Jordan’s third-minute goal put the Tralee side on their way to a three-in-a-row of Kerry sen(...)

Brian Dooher and Feargal Logan celebrate Tyrone’s win: “It probably does [mean more to me], in truth. There’s no getting away from the fact that 1995 was a very, very painful day for Tyrone.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

For a second on Saturday night, Feargal Logan looked as if he was going to fish out his phone and start reading from it. One of the questions we ask(...)

Lee Keegan has scored two goals for Mayo in All-Ireland finals. Photograph:  Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

0 All-Ireland medals already won by the Mayo and Tyrone players. It’s the first time since 2012 that an All-Ireland final takes place with no All-Ire(...)

Mayo’s Enda Hession in action against Paddy Small of Dublin during the All-Ireland semi-final at Croke Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

They always say that the last thing a good boxer loses is his punch. He might get old, he might slow, he might get it tight to make the weight. But he(...)

Mayo goalkeeper Rob Hennelly scores a point to put the sides equal and force the game into extra-time. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Mayo 0-17 Dublin 0-14 (after extra time) A tale of contrasting momentum: Mayo, invigorated with new players and a rising sense of themselves tha(...)

Oisín Mullin has not been named in the Mayo team for Saturday’s All-Ireland football semi-final. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Mayo have not named Oisín Mullin in their starting 15 to take on Dublin in this evening’s All-Ireland football semi-final at Croke Park. Mullin suffe(...)

Dublin’s Kevin McManamon celebrates at the final whistle of the 2017 All-Ireland final. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

The 2017 All-Ireland final was 42 minutes old and Dublin were a point ahead. They had dominated the exchanges in the seven minutes since half-time. Pa(...)

Dublin’s Con O’Callaghan takes on Mayo’s Oisín Mullin during last year’s final - Mullin is an injury doubt ahead of Saturday’s clash. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inhpo

All-Ireland SFC semi-final: Dublin v Mayo, Croke Park, Saturday, 6.0 – Live RTÉ2, Sky Sports Arena For a fixture that has over the past 10 years beco(...)

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