Fergal Boland

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You can be certain Jim Gavin has an idea of where he wants to go and who he wants to use already when his main men like Cluxton, O’Sullivan and Connolly finally move on. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

The list of genuine insights rationed out by Jim Gavin for public consumption is notoriously and deliberately a short one. We are used it by now and h(...)

Andy Moran: the veteran Mayo forward still has the ability to  pose a threat to Galway’s defence in the Connacht SFC semi-final at Salthill. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Connacht SFC semi-final: Galway v Mayo, Pearse Stadium, Sunday 4.0 Live, RTÉ 1 Here’s a match with profound implications for the winners and losers a(...)

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, (...)

Fergal Boland tries to escape the attentions of Neil Ewing and Patrick O’Connor during Mayo’s win over Sligo. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Mayo 2-14 Sligo 0-11 Taoisigh may come and go but these early championship days in the west are never-changing. Sligo find Mayo all but impossible to(...)

 Cillian O’Connor and Lee Keegan are getting ready to do it all again. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

GALWAY Manager: Kevin Walsh (3rd year) Odds: All-Ireland 20/1; Connacht 11/4 Next up: v Sligo/Mayo, Pearse Stadium, June 11th Like getting a line(...)

Kerry’s Bryan Sheehan stood out for many as being the most reliable free-taker in the country. Photo: Inpho

SEÁN MORAN 1. Is it a case of the usual suspects or is there a chance of a springer this year? Who is that most likely to be? I suspect Tipperary’s (...)

Mayo’s Diarmuid O’Connor scores a point during the Allianz Football League Division one match against Roscommon at  MacHale Park in Castlebar. Photograph:  Tom Beary/Inpho

Mayo 1-19 Roscommon 0-14 Mayo claimed back-to-back wins to go top of Division One of the Allianz Football League, running out eight-point winners ov(...)

Limerick hurler Gearóid Hegarty (left) was a star man for UL footballers against DIT. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

SIGERSON CUP UL 0-10 DIT 0-7 University of Limerick qualified for the Sigerson Cup semi-finals for the second year in a row when they edged an unli(...)

 Conor McManus celebrates scoring a point in injury time. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Mayo 0-12 Monaghan 1-11 Conor McManus landed an audacious injury-time point from the left corner to secure Monaghan a two-point win over Mayo before(...)

Queen’s University’s Shea Heffron in action against Hugh McFadden of DCU during DCU’s  3-10 to 0-3 win in Belfast. Photograph: Jonathan Porter/Press Eye/Inpho

Last year’s runners-up DCU opened their Sigerson Cup campaign with a comfortable victory over Queen’s University in Belfast on Wednesday afternoon. (...)