Cormac Costello

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Paul Geaney: one of seven Kerry players to have started every championship game for the Kingdom this year. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Completing the summer set Seven Kerry players are seeking to complete a championship set in this weekend’s All-Ireland final after starting every cham(...)

Mayo are an older team now than when they last met Dublin in the 2017 final. It would appear as if this is the greatest team of all time they are playing. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

And then there were four. Kerry-Tyrone has its own recent history and edge and I am sure it will produce a worthy finalist on Sunday. But I think it i(...)

Diarmuid Connolly on his return to action for Dublin in Omagh. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Tyrone 0-13 Dublin 1-16 A dispatch from through the looking glass. With 23 minutes gone in this nothing game, this unmatch, Dublin goalkeeper Even Co(...)

Rob Hennelly is back in the Mayo team. Photograph: Inpho

Robert Hennelly has been named in goal for Mayo’s final Super 8s clash with Donegal on Saturday evening. Hennelly replaces the injured David Clarke f(...)

In five games so far this summer, a core group of 10 Dublin players have started every game. The average age of the team that beat Roscommon a fortnight ago was 27.7. Brian Howard was the only player under 25 in the side. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

And so to the last game of the Super 8s. Or, as Dublin chose to use it last year, the day when the end-of-year medal order gets bulked out. A chance f(...)

The Roscommon players after the game. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Dublin 2-26 Roscommon 0-14 After 15 minutes, the scoreboard in Croke Park read: Dean Rock 1-5, Roscommon 0-3. If you get on the field with this Dubli(...)

Dublin’s Paul Mannion takes on Cork’s James Loughrey during their Super 8s meeting at Croke Park. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Dublin 5-18 Cork 1-17 There is usually some lingering doubt about a result that’s not properly decided until the last 10 minutes of a game, only not (...)

Tyrone’s Peter Harte: his  black-card suspension has been struck down.  Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Roscommon v Tyrone, Dr Hyde Park, 5pm Live, Sky Sports Much of what is expected of this match comes filtered through last year’s annihilation of R(...)

Meath manager Andy McEntee and Dublin manager Jim Gavin shake hands at the final whistle of the Leinster Football Championship final in Croke Park. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Once upon a time Hill 16 inhabitants would be crammed in, bracing themselves for the Meath invasion. Those days are distant memories now and the GAA i(...)

Meath manager Andy McEntee has surely noted how a slow start by Kildare saw them trailing by 0-1 to 0-7 with less than quarter of an hour up. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Leinster SFC final: Dublin v Meath, Croke Park, Sunday, 4pm (RTÉ) The usual, faintly dismal statistics of hot favouritism trail this fixture – prohib(...)

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