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Peter Leahy addresses the Mayo team in Clones for the game against Cavan. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The stand-off between the Mayo women footballers and management has taken another turn after the 12 players and two coaches who left the panel in July(...)

Ireland goalkeeper Ayeisha McFerran saves from Spain’s Carlota Petchame in the World Cup semi-final shoot out   in London. Photograph: Christopher Lee/Getty Images

Justine Sowry, coach of the University of Louisville hockey team, had a look at Ireland’s World Cup draw and reckoned Ayeisha McFerran would be ready (...)

 Sarah Healy at Dublin Airport with her gold medals for  the 1,500m and 3,000m events  in  Hungary. Photograph: Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile

We probably should all have learnt by now to resist pumping up expectations to lunar levels after one of our young sportspeople excels in their teenag(...)

Cora Staunton is among a number of Mayo players to depart the squad. Photograph: Inpho

The Mayo Ladies senior football squad has been rocked by the departure of approximately 10 players from the panel ahead of their All-Ireland SFC quali(...)

“You’re swept up in the whole thing, I’ll never forget it. And then Mum was crying on the phone. My family have been there for me from day one and supported me through all the dark days, so it was incredibly emotional. It was a really, really good day.”

Natalya Coyle had enjoyed plenty of good days through her sporting career, not least those ninth and sixth place finishes at the London and Rio Olympi(...)

Dublin’s Sinead Aherne is tackled by Mayo’s Orla Conlon and Doireann Hughes. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Dublin 3-15 Mayo 1-10 A first league title to sit on top of their All-Ireland, delivered with a performance of shuddering power and quality. At this (...)

Carnacon’s Cora Staunton kisses the Delores Tyrell cup before lifting it. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Carnacon (Mayo) 0-15 Mourneabbey (Cork) 1-10 This could only end one way. The clock ticking down, the kids in the crowd counting backwards from 10 an(...)

Cora Staunton scored 1-7 on Sunday for her club. Photograph: Inpho

Carnacon (Mayo) 3-14 St Macartan’s (Tyrone) 0-8 Cora Staunton scored 1-7 as five-time winners Carnacon booked their place in a first All-Ireland ladi(...)

Dublin’s Sorcha Furlong tackles Cora Staunton of Mayo in last year’s All-Ireland ladies’ senior football semi-final. Photograph: ©INPHO/Lorraine O’Sullivan

The last bit of business in Croke Park for the year has the potential to rival much if not most of what’s gone on there before. Dublin and Mayo face o(...)

Cora Staunton of Carnacon in action against Foxrock Cabinteely during the LGFA All Ireland Senior Club Championship semi-final match at Bray Emmets in Wicklow. Photograph: Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

Foxrock-Cabinteely (Dublin) 4-9 Carnacon (Mayo) 2-11 A sensational two-goal flurry in as many minutes - after they were reduced to 14 players - helpe(...)

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