David Clifford

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Mayo celebrate their league final win in Croke Park. It was a deserved success and long-time observers were impressed by the game management that conclusively saw off Kerry. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

“The biggest thing is that it endorses and reinforces the work that we are doing on the training field. It’s a bit of tin and I’m sure in five weeks’ (...)

Dublin’s Eoin Murchan celebrates with Brian Fenton and the Sam Maguire after the victory over Tyrone in the 2018 All-Ireland SFC Final. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

KEVIN McSTAY What is Dublin’s biggest weakness that can halt their five-in-a-row bid? That when the crunch comes, as it is almost certain to, due to (...)

Mayo’s Ciaran Treacy scores a goal. Photo: James Crombie /Inpho

Mayo 3-11 Kerry 2-10 Finally, it all came together for Mayo. A chilly afternoon in Croke Park ended with the Sawdoctors blasting out of the PA system(...)

Mayo’s Aidan O’Shea and Karl O’Connell of Monaghan in their Allianz Football League Division 1 clash at MacHale Park in Castlebar last Sunday.  Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

SATURDAY AFL DIVISION TWO FINAL Meath v Donegal Croke Park, 5.0 (Extra time and result on the day, if necessary) Meath’s march back into the big-tim(...)

At 27, Paul Murphy is now one of the oldest members of Kerry’s panel. Photograph: Morgan Treacy

In pointing out all the good reasons why Kerry are relishing their latest football league final, Paul Murphy also hits on the problem one: after Sunda(...)

Galway’s Johnny Coen and  Kevin Moran of Waterford in the Allianz Hurling League Division 1 semi-final at Nowlan Park,  Co Kilkenny. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Novelty everywhere you look at Croke Park next Sunday. For the first time, the old house will host a triple-header of league finals: camogie at noon, (...)

Kerry’s David Clifford scores a point against Roscommon. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Kerry 2- 17 Roscommon 0-13 Kerry clinched their place in the Division One league final with a comfortable 10-point win over Roscommon before an atten(...)

Conor Cox: has impressed during the league as the main scoring threat for Roscommon. Photograph: Evan Logan/Inpho

SATURDAY Allianz Football League Division Four Derry v Wexford, Bellaghy, 4.0 The divisional winners take on a disappointing Wexford in what should(...)

Gavin O’Brien, named to start on Saturday night in place of David Moran,  came into 2019 without any winning credentials, minor or elsewhere. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

For all the fresh harvesting of Kerry’s five-in-a-row All-Ireland winning minor run – 17 players from which have now tasted senior football – manager (...)

Kerry’s Stephen O’Brien scores a goal in Tralee. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Kerry 1-18 Dublin 2-14 Wow. Football may be losing some appeal, Dublin may be getting richer, only the greatest rivalry ever told will never grow old(...)

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