Dessie Dolan

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Ballyboden’s Colm Basquel scores a goal against Garrycastle. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Ballyboden St Enda’s (Dublin) 3-14 Garrycastle (Westmeath) 0-12 Ballyboden rumble on, the rest of Leinster at least looking like little more than fli(...)

Gary Sice has been in brilliant form for  Corofin on their run to the Connacht final. Photograph: Evan Logan/Inpho

SATURDAY LEINSTER CLUB SFC SEMI-FINAL Portlaoise (Laois) v Éire Óg (Carlow), MW Hire O’Moore Park, 7.30pm – Live on RTÉ 2 Another chapter in the fron(...)

Dessie Dolan scored five points for Garrycastle in the first half of their Leinster SFC first-round game against Emmet Óg Killoe in Mullingar. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Garrycastle (Westmeath) 0-15 Emmet Óg Killoe (Longford) 0-6 Ferbane (Offaly) 2-9 St Patrick’s GAA Club (Wicklow) 1-14 Éire Óg (Carlow) 4-6 Castletown (...)

Thomas Davis celebrate their win over Kilmacud Crokes. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Hands up. Who in all honesty saw that one coming? The Invincibles beaten. Not only that, but out-muscled and out-played and very firmly put in their p(...)

Paul Kerrigan’s Nemo Rangers take on Duhallow in the Cork SFC county final at Páorc Uí Rinn. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Sunday LEINSTER CLUB SFC FIRST ROUND Ferbane (Offaly) v St Patricks (Wicklow), O’Connor Park, Tullamore, 1.30 Composure and a strong bench helped to (...)

Dublin’s Jack McCaffrey, Paul Mannion and Niall Scully celebrate after their All-Ireland SFC win over Tyrone. Photograph: Ryan Byrne

It was a day full of regrets. Pat Spillane said he was sorry for ever using the “puke” word to describe Tyrone’s football. Colm O’Rourke mourned the(...)

Stephen Rochford: the Mayo manager has been subjected to a barrage of criticism for putting O’Shea on Donaghy. But Kerry’s full-forward line were restricted to just  0-5 from play. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

It has been a ghoulish week for coverage of Gaelic football. For the second successive championship summer, Mayo’s manager Stephen Rochford has been w(...)

Galway’s Damien Comer breaks through the challenge of Kerry’s  Mark Griffin during the All-Ireland quarter-final at Croke Park. Photograph: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

Since the league final the consensus has been that Dublin and Kerry have moved away from the pack and that the All-Ireland is a matter of waiting for (...)

Jim Gavin:  refused  to do one-on-one interviews in protest at broadcasters’ coverage of the Diarmuid Connolly affair. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

Having had a few days to reflect on his comments on last weekend’s Sunday Game about Diarmuid Connolly’s suspension and the role played by fellow pund(...)

Jim Gavin: took exception to Pat Spillane’s comments about Dermot Connolly on The Sunday Game. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

Is Pat Spillane to be allowed to comment on anything that might affect Kerry? Dublin manager Jim Gavin’s tour de force media conference came as a matt(...)

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