Stephen O’Brien celebrates scoring Kerry’s first goal at Páirc Uí Chaoimh on Saturday evening. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

At times in the second half of this Munster final, as Kerry chipped the ball around among themselves trying to look interested, you could hear a low t(...)

Kerry’s Stephen O’Brien scores their first goal past Mark White. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Cork 2-4 Kerry 3-18 This Munster Final was a bit of a game for a while and then it was nothing for an age. Kerry got nailed for two early goals and (...)

Cork’s Sean Powter in  action with  Jason Doherty of Mayo during All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Qualifiers Round 4A at the  Gaelic Grounds, Limerick. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Mayo: 0-27 Cork: 2-20 (A.E.T. 0-21 to 2-15 after normal time) One of these days Mayo are going to run out of heart and spirit and whatever else keep(...)

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, (...)

Bryan Sheehan of South Kerry celebrates scoring a goal against Killarney Legion during the Kerry senior football championship final replay at Fitzgerald Stadium, Killarney. Photograph: Inpho

Killarney Legion 1-12 South Kerry 1-13 (aet) South Kerry captured their ninth Kerry senior football championship title, when they edged out Kil(...)

Ballygunner’s Pauric Mahony and Shane Dowling of Na Piarsaigh whose sides meet in the Munster club hurling final. Photograph:  Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile

Sunday Munster club SHC final Ballygunner (Waterford) v Na Piarsaigh (Limerick), Semple Stadium, 2pm – These clubs met in the Munster sem(...)

Killarney Legion’s James O’Donoghue celebrates James O’Sullivan’s equalising point against South Kerry in last week’s drawn Kerry SFC final. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Matches Sunday at 2.0 unless stated Munster club SFC semi-finals Clonmel Commercials (Tipperary) v Miltown Malbay (Clare), Clonmel Sportsfield (...)

Dundalk’s Richie Towell celebrates with the FAI Cup. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho
The Morning Sports Briefing
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  • November 9, 2015, 08:20

Soccer John O’Shea may still play for Ireland in Monday’s Euro 2016 play-off second leg with Bosnia and Herzegovina, despite Sunderland Sam All(...)

Killarney Legion and South Kerry players get to grips with each others following the final whistle in the drawn  Kerry County Senior Football Championship in Killarney yesterday. Photograph: Don MacMonagle

Killarney Legion 0-9 South Kerry 0-9 A game that did not spark to life until the final quarter saw South Kerry and Killarney Legion finish all(...)

Cork’s Kevin O’Driscoll in action against Kerry’s Paul Geaney who returns to the Kingdom’s starting line-up for the replay at Killarney. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Selections are generally an indicator of how teams view replays. The obvious imperative after a draw is to learn from it and improve. A clear sign o(...)

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