Conor Nash

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Anton Tohill (left) is to return to Collingwood in Melbourne and will undergo two weeks of quarantine when he arrives in Australia. Photograph:  Michael Willson/AFL Photos via Getty Images

Six former intercounty footballers have been cleared to return to Australia this weekend to resume their AFL careers after winning visa approval to re(...)

Laois’ Paddy O’Sullivan and Shane Walsh of Meath contest the ball during the Bord na Mona O’Byrne Cup game at  Páirc Tailteann in  Navan. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Meath manager Andy McEntee has claimed that the new advanced mark rule in Gaelic football is unnecessary and only moving the game closer in style to A(...)

Ireland’s Cian Healy, Josh van der Flier and James Ryan during the Rugby World Cup quarter-final clash with New Zealand in Tokyo. Photo: Billy Stickland/Inpho

The Barrett clan spent 15 months living in Meath. They played Gaelic football for St Brigid’s while the father, who promised he would “breed All Black(...)

James Ryan in action for St Michael’s Collge against Castleknock College in a Leinster Schools junior cup match in March 2011. Photograph:  Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The general assumption is rugby careers are shortening. The hits from increased physicality and the success of the game is narrowing the window to rem(...)

Colm O’Rourke’s Simonstown Gaels are Meath FC champions. Photograph: Inpho

Simonstown Gaels 1-14 Donaghmore/Ashbourne 0-8 Simonstown Gaels succeeded their Navan neighbours O’Mahonys as Meath senior football champions followi(...)

Scoil Mhuire Clane 2-8 St Pat’s Navan 0-12 Competing in the top tier for the first time, Scoil Mhuire Clane registered a notable victory when shockin(...)

Tadhg Kennelly at the  recent International Rules Test in Croke Park. “Gaelic players are fitter and stronger and what do you do? You don’t give the ball back so you run with it.” Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Tadhg Kennelly says that core skills in Gaelic football have been undermined by rapidly increasing levels of physical fitness. The only man to have (...)

Ireland under-19s beat France 13-10 in Marcoussis. Photograph: FFR

Ireland beat France 13-10 in the first of two Under-19 internationals between the countries at the French training base of Marcoussis, just outside Pa(...)