David Clifford scored 4-4 in the All-Ireland minor final win over Derry. Photograph: Inpho

David Clifford hasn’t played senior football for Kerry yet, but he is already expected to stop Dublin from winning four, and definitely five, All-Irel(...)

Dean Rock lands the free which won the All-Ireland for Dublin. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Best game Dublin v Mayo, Croke Park, September 17th Best final since 2008. Tension, physicality, brilliant score-taking, quality goals, vital saves(...)

  Chris Barrett challenges PAddy Andrews at Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

1. David Clarke Until late on Mayo had won all but one of their kickouts, and he pulled off a terrific save to deny Paul Mannion a goal. Yet Mayo los(...)

Mayo manager Stephen Rochford after his side’s All-Ireland final defeat to Dublin. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Nothing about losing an All-Ireland football final ever gets any easier, and in the emotionally filled aftermath of this one Stephen Rochford is visib(...)

Kerry’s David Clifford  in action against Derry last year. Photograph: Tommy Greally/Inpho

Kerry v Derry – Croke Park, 1.15pm - Live TG4 Presuming a mere coronation for this David Clifford led Kerry side would be to overlook the achievement(...)

1 David Clarke (Ballina Stephenites) Age: 33 Height: 6’ 2” Weight: 14st 2lbs, 90kg Occupation: Garda The 2016 All Star goalkeeper is arguabl(...)

Sean Cavanagh made his final appearance for Tyrone in the All-Ireland semi-final defeat to Dublin. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

20 Robbie Kiely goal v Cavan All-Ireland SFC qualifier, Breffni Park, July 8th Without five of their 2016 team, Tipperary came from six points down (...)

Paddy Durcan: you couldn’t ask for a better put-together score under time pressure than his late equalising point in the drawn game against Kerry.  Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Ten days out from the football final, one interesting thing we should look at is the age profile of the two teams. In general, Mayo are old and getti(...)

Dejected Tyrone players Lee Brennan and Cathal McCarron at the end of the game in Croke Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

By half-time, the second semi-final was over. Tyrone simply weren’t playing well enough to retrieve a seven-point deficit. Dublin were excellent. Thei(...)

Mayo’s Aidan O’Shea celebrates at the final whistle after beating Kerry in their All-Ireland SFC semi-final. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Dublin 2-17 Tyrone 0-11 In the middle of all the historic achievement attending Mayo’s advance to a fourth All-Ireland final in six years – a first c(...)