Cavan and Down players clash after the final whistle. Photograph: John McVitty/Inpho

Cavan 1-14 Down 0-15 For the first time since 2013, Cavan picked up a second successive win in the qualifiers but they will be counting the cost afte(...)

Roscommon manager Kevin McStay says his team need to win all of their remaining games in order to secure promotion. Photograph: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

Down 0-12 Roscommon 0-7 Down propelled themselves back into the Division Two promotion shake-up with a deserved win over a lethargic Roscommon in a (...)

Conor McManus has looked sharp and in good fettle with two goals to his name already

Ulster SFC semi-final Monaghan v Down, Athletic Grounds, Armagh, Saturday, 7.0 Last year’s meeting between the counties was the nadir of Down’s two-(...)

Allianz Football League Division 2, Celtic Park, Owenbeg, Derry 5/3/2017Derry vs DownDown's Peter Turley with Carlos McWilliams and Enda Lynn of DerryMandatory Credit ©INPHO/Presseye/Lorcan Doherty

Derry 1-7 Down 1-15 You wait 15 months for a Down win and two come along in successive weeks. Eamon Burns’ side were full value for their eight poin(...)

Monaghan’s Kieran Hughes was a constant threat when in the danger area against Down last weekend. Photograph: Andrew Paton/Inpho.

With the vast majority of kick-outs in the modern game going short the value of winning contests in the middle of the park has been massively deflate(...)

Derry’s Sean Leo McGoldrick and Down’s Damien Turley tussle for the ball. Photo: Lorcan Doherty/INPHO

Derry 0-12 Down 0-11 Derry football put itself back on the map. Just. They got lost trying to find their way out of Celtic Park and nearly lost the g(...)

Down’s Kevin McKernan is likely to play a sweeping role to provide cover for the defence given the quality of the opposition attack. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

This has been the most topsy-turvy division in the league with just two points separating the top four and the county that led in the early stages, We(...)

Down’s Kevin McKernan gets his shot away despite the efforts of  Kildare’s Shane Connolly at Páirc Esler. Photo: William Cherry/Presseye/Inpho

Kildare 1-18 Down 0-11 A team with an identity crisis is one that will always leave you scratching your head. Which is the real Kildare? Yesterday’s (...)