Rian O’Neill scores a goal for Armagh in the victory over Monaghan at Clones. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Echoes of the past in Castlebar this Saturday. The later rounds of the All-Ireland football qualifiers are no longer simply about staying afloat but c(...)

Cillian O’Connor is expected to make his Mayo return against Down. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

All-Ireland qualifiers, round two [Extra time if necessary and winner on the day] SATURDAY Antrim v Kildare, Corrigan Park, 3pm – One of those qual(...)

Mickey Graham celebrates Cavan’s win over Monaghan. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

SATURDAY Munster SFC semi-finals Cork v Limerick, Páirc Uí Rinn, 7.0 – Limerick have already brightened Cork’s season by taking Tipperary off the ro(...)

Mayo’s Keith Higgins, Conor Loftus and Diarmuid O’Connor react as referee David Gough awards Kildare a late free at Newbridge. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

  I felt fortunate to be in Newbridge on Saturday night with the crowd, the atmosphere, colour and intensity. There’s no doubt that the pre-matc(...)

Kevin Feely:  has been the most eye-catching centrefielder in the country this season. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Kildare’s influential centrefielder Kevin Feely will have the best part of a week to decide if he wants to challenge his suspension for picking up a t(...)

Bernard Brogan at Dublin sponsor AIG’s re-launch of insurance products for members of all sporting clubs in Ireland. Photograph: Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile

Davey Byrne has returned to full training with the Dublin footballers after suffering facial injuries before the start of a challenge match against A(...)

Armagh manager Kieran McGeeney: his side has more options at its disposal and also have greater recent experience of playing Croke Park. Photograph: Inpho

AFL Division Three finalFermanagh v Armagh, Croke Park, 7.15Armagh’s immediate return to Division Two was no great surprise but Fermanagh have done we(...)