James Mccartan

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Roscommon county board were unable to ratify a new football manager on Monday night. According to a statement, it had been “hoped to put the name of t(...)

James McCartan says that a good barometer of how his teams were doing at the end of the match was where he was to be found on the field. He recalls ho(...)

Down’s decline has been swift since they  lined up for the All-Ireland senior football final against Cork in 2010, a game they lost by just a single point.  Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

An hour or so after Down’s All-Ireland football final defeat to Cork in 2010, James McCartan sat among reporters and spoke positively about the futur(...)

Martin Clarke was a key factor in Down reaching the All-Ireland senior football final in 2010. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

As a silent commentary on how Down football in the space of little over six years went from being within centimetres of an All-Ireland to celebrating (...)

The 1991 All-Ireland winning Down team at Croke Park this month. Photograph: INPHO/Morgan Treacy

There comes a time in every GAA fan’s life when they look at the jubilee team being presented on All-Ireland final day and realise “these are not old (...)

Colm Cooper: “He has an innate unorthodoxy”, said Paul Galvin of his former team-mate. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

It was nothing more than a flyaway petal of brilliance on a changeable Sunday in February but Benny Coulter went home thinking about it. Kerry were up(...)

Ciarán O’Hanlon: The CHC was however unhappy with the non-attendance of some of those suspended, including O’Hanlon and McCartan and imposed 12-week suspensions. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Queen’s GAA development officer Aidan O’Rourke has said the suspension of one of his players from Thursday’s defeat by the University of Limerick “ca(...)

 Donegal’s Frank McGlynn in attendance at the 2016 Allianz Football League launch in Malone House, Belfast, Co. Antrim. Photograph: Seb Daly/Sportsfile

Timing is everything, and Donegal’s delayed entry into this year’s championship has given them the perfect opportunity to enjoy a winter training cam(...)

Eamonn Burns was ratified as new Down senior manager at a meeting of the county committe. Photograph: Inpho.

Eamonn Burns is the new Down football manager. At a meeting of the county commitee on Thursday night he was, as expected, ratified as successor to Jim(...)

Tyrone’s Justin McMahon tussles with Kieran Donaghy. Eamonn Fitzmaurice’s dedcision to introduce Paul Geaney for Donaghy at half-time had the desired effect for Kerry.  Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Tyrone players will be thinking about Sunday’s semi-final a lot in the months to come. They did so much right in Croke Park on Sunday and had a rea(...)

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