Conor Madden

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Ryan McHugh of Donegal celebrates his team’s win over Armagh in the Ulster SFC quarter-final in Ballybofey on Sunday. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Once upon a time in Ulster the football championship was played over three months and felt like a marathon. These days it is played over six weeks and(...)

  Minister for Higher Education Simon Harris had been due to travel  to France for St Patrick’s Day. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Three Government Ministers were forced to abandon their St Patrick’s Day travel plans after testing positive for Covid-19. The Ministers, all of whom(...)

Tyrone’s Rory Brennan challenges Cavan’s Gearóid McKiernan during the   Bank of Ireland Dr McKenna Cup game at  Kingspan Breffni Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Cavan 1-17 Tyrone 0-5 Tepid Tyrone were no match for a fired-up Cavan side in an incredibly lop-sided Dr McKenna Cup tie at Kingspan Breffni Park on (...)

Armagh’s Niall Rowland seals the game with a late goal into an empty net during the Bank of Ireland Dr McKenna Cup game against Cavan at  Kingspan Breffni Park. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Cavan 0-11 Armagh 1-12 Armagh produced a sting in the tail to overcome Dr McKenna Cup hosts Cavan at a Siberian-like Kingspan Breffni Park on Thursda(...)

Tyrone substitute Brian Kennedy scores a goal despite  Cavan goalkeeper Raymond Galligan’s attempt to save during the Ulster SFC quarter-final at  Healy Park in Omagh. Photograph:  Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Tyrone 1-18 Cavan 0-13 Cathal McShane’s first appearance in 18 months provided a generous dose of much-needed optimism as Tyrone swept aside defendin(...)

 Mickey Graham will need to remind his Cavan team of the ‘why’. File photograph:

I think that both Cavan and Tipperary need to bring the spirit of Billy Miske to Croke Park this weekend. Billy Miske was a 1920s-era American boxer w(...)

Cavan celebrate their Ulster final win over Donegal. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The day of the underdog is the best day that the GAA can give the country. And on a special weekend, when the teams and events of a hundred years ago (...)

Cavan manager Mickey Graham: “We’re just delighted to be still playing football at this time of year. They’re only seven teams left in the country, Cavan are one of them.” Photograph: Inpho

Mickey Graham has already earned a subtle reputation for orchestrating minor miracles on the football field, and he sounds well pleased with the lates(...)

Martin Reilly scores a penalty for Cavan. Photograph: Matt Mackey/Inpho

Cavan 1-14 Down 1-13 Cavan advanced to their second Ulster final in a row when they came from 10 points down to defeat Down by a single point in an e(...)

 Con O’Callaghan celebrates one of his two goals during Dublin’s  2-6 blitz against Mayo.  Photograph: Tommy Dickson

1 Dublin’s 2-6 in 12 minutes v Mayo Croke Park, August 10th A vulgar display of power (one for the metallers, there). It was the game of the year a(...)

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