Drew Wylie

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Eoin Donnelly rises high to flick home Fermanagh’s winning goal against Monaghan in the Ulster SFC semi-final at Healy Park. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Fermanagh 1-8 Monaghan 0-10 This was just about the most Ulster football game that was ever Ulster footballed. Two defences not so much packed as(...)

Monaghan’s Gavin Doogan, Darren Hughes and Neil McAdam battle for possession with Paul Flynn and Brian Fenton of Dublin. Photograph: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

I was talking to Brian McEniff a few years ago about Ulster football and the teams Donegal would come up against on a regular basis. McEniff’s thing (...)

Tyrone’s Ronan O’Neill with Monaghan’s Ryan Wylie and goalkeeper Rory Beggan. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

 Monaghan 1-18 Tyrone 1-16 Who needs television, anyway? The lack of live cameras in Healy Park exercised plenty of the 15,029 who were here – a(...)

Seán O’Shea: strong, square-shouldered and always willing, he has been the focal point of Kerry’s attack playing at centre-forward. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Eight minutes into Kerry’s game against Monaghan three weeks back, they were in danger of losing sight of their opposition just as surely as we were i(...)

Fintan Kelly scores Monaghan goal during the All-Ireland Round 4B Qualifier against Down at Croke Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Monaghan 1-24 Down 1-16 Once bitten, twice shy; and Monaghan – ultimately when it mattered more – got revenge on their Ulster conquerors Down in an e(...)

Armagh midfielder Niall Grimley has been one of the finds of the championship. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

SATURDAY  All-Ireland SFC Qualifier round 4B Monaghan v Down Croke Park, 5pm Live on Sky Sports Main Event Given Monaghan’s wretched record i(...)

Wexford’s Conor McDonald celebrates scoring  a goal in the Allianz Hurling League Division 1A quarter-final against Kilkenny at  Nowlan Park. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

SATURDAY MUNSTER SFC SEMI-FINAL Cork v Tipperary, Páirc Uí Rinn, 5.0 – live on RTÉ 2 After pulling off last year’s once-in-72 years number on Cork, (...)

“Dublin’s Brian Fenton  has ruled the roost in the last two games against Kerry so he’s an obvious target for David Moran to fix his sights on.” Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Even in a week when Kerry won a Munster final, there is no doubt about the elephant in the room. All the talk is still about Dublin. I know both teams(...)

Donegal and Monaghan players scuffle at Breffni Park.  Photograph: Andrew Paton/Inpho

The first thing to say about the rivalry between Donegal and Monaghan is that we’re not talking Israel and Palestine here. The bit of push-me, pull-yo(...)

Monaghan and Donegal renew Ulster rivalry. They say familiarity breeds contempt but it can also breed respect. Photograph: Andrew Paton/Inpho

Every so often you encounter afternoons in sport which seem to affirm everything you feel is true and important about playing. I landed home from trai(...)

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