Jamie Brennan

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 Mickey Graham will need to remind his Cavan team of the ‘why’. File photograph:

I think that both Cavan and Tipperary need to bring the spirit of Billy Miske to Croke Park this weekend. Billy Miske was a 1920s-era American boxer w(...)

Cork missed out on the chance to build on their win over Kerry and progress to the All-Ireland semi-finals. Photograph: Inpho

What a brilliant weekend for Tipperary and Cavan, the best football stories of the year. Upsets like those would do the heart good. Tipperary winning (...)

Hugh McFadden celebrates Donegal’s win over Tyrone in Ballybofey on Sunday. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

This was the weirdest weekend I have ever experienced in my lifelong involvement with Gaelic football. By the time I returned to a deserted Roscommon (...)

 Michael Murphy produced another man-of-the-match display in Donegal’s one-point defeat to Dublin at Croke Park. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Dublin

Michael Murphy didn’t need another five-star display in Saturday night’s league match against Dublin to maintain his reputation of 15 years but it fur(...)

Dublin’s Paul Mannion scores a goal despite the efforts of Neil McGee and Shaun Patton of Donegal. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Dublin 1-15 Donegal 1-14 Having drawn three of their previous four matches at Croke Park, Dublin just about got over the line in Croke Park on Saturd(...)

Galway’s Seán Kelly celebrates his goal during the Allianz Football League Division 1 game against Donegal at  O’Donnell Park in  Letterkenny. Photograph: Evan Logan/Inpho

Donegal 2-7 Galway 2-8 Storm Ciara passed but Galway stormed back from the brink to overturn a seven-point deficit for a valuable away win over Doneg(...)

Meath will hope to ignite their Division One campaign against Mayo. Photo: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

Saturday [all throw-ins 7pm unless stated] Division One Dublin v Monaghan, Croke Park [eir sport and RTÉ 2]: Not only are Monaghan on a three-in-a-r(...)

Stephen Cluxton makes a crucial save to deny Kerry’s Stephen O’Brien a goal during the All-Ireland football final replay at Croke Park.  Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Six-time All-Ireland winning football captain Stephen Cluxton is now in line to receive the one award that has so far eluded him throughout his long a(...)

With Diarmuid Connolly unlikely to start for Dublin in Saturday’s All-Ireland semi-final, who will Lee Keegan pick up? And who will Mayo’s other track(...)

Mayo’s Aidan O’Shea and Chris Barrett celebrate after the victory over Mayo in Castlebar. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Mayo 1-14 Donegal 1-10 Guess who’s coming to dinner? Prepare for a week in which the garlands will be flung in Mayo’s direction, lauding their cou(...)

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